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Higgins fights for more investment in local schools

Cllr Emer Higgins brings Minister for Education to visit schools in need of investment in Lucan and Rathcoole “Schools in Lucan and Rathcoole will have a bright future as long as they see increased investment from Government”. That’s according to Fine Gael bye-election candidate Cllr Emer Higgins who brought Minister for Education, Joe McHugh to visit local schools today (Monday). “It was really useful to bring Minister Joe McHugh to visit some of our local schools today. I am prioritising better education and more school places for our local children. We really need more investment in schools in Lucan and Rathcoole and I wanted Minister McHugh to see first-hand the needs of our community. “

Local sports clubs receive €770,624 in Government funding. 12 clubs in Dublin Mid-West benefit from

Fine Gael candidate in the upcoming Dublin Mid-West bye election, Cllr Emer Higgins, has said that 12 sports clubs in Dublin Mid-West are to receive €770,624 in Government funding through the Sports Capital Grant. Cllr Higgins said: “I am delighted that the funding announced today is going to benefit 12 clubs in Dublin Mid-West. Between them they will receive €770,624. Active engagement in sports not only helps keep young people healthy, but also builds confidence, independence and promotes team building. “This important Government funding will greatly benefit sports clubs across Dublin and the rest of the country over the coming year. The Sports Capital Programme was re-instated by Fine Gae

€200,000 for improvements in Rathcoole

Some €320,000 has been allocated for improvements to 3 towns and villages around Dublin, including €200,000 for Rathcoole. Cllr. Emer Higgins said: “I am delighted to confirm Rathcoole has been allocated €200,000, for the refurbishment and upgrade of the Rathcoole Courthouse and Public Library. This funding is extremely welcome news for Dublin, especially residents of Rathcoole." “These excellent initiatives will ensure our smaller towns and villages are more attractive and sustainable places in which to live and work. The funding, allocated under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme, is a key part of the Action Plan for Rural Development and the Government’s Project Ireland 2040 Programme fo

Did you know there's a playspace in Lucan Demesne now?

Attractions are dotted throughout the park to encourage walking and they make the most out of natural features, like this hill, to help develop children's creativity and imagination. Official opening attended by Mayor Vicki Casserly (and Tom), Cllr Kenneth Egan (and Kate), Cllr Emer Higgins.


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