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Larkin, Denis

Tuesday, 7 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 Nbr. 1


Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin Corporation Housing List.

Will the Parliamentary Secretary agree that the housing of these families is being deferred because of the failure of the Government to sanction schemes submitted for the construction of dwellings ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Artane (Dublin) Housing Development.

asked the Minister for Local Government the initial date when plans for housing development at Maryfield Estate, Artane, Dublin were submitted by the developers to the local authority; whether such...More Button

asked the Minister for Local Government the date on which construction of dwellinghouses commenced on the Maryfield Estate, Artane, Dublin; the date on which the houses shown on the plans submitted...More Button

asked the Minister for Local Government whether he is aware that purchasers of houses in the Maryfield Estate, Artane, Dublin were shown a site plan, on which appears an open space adjoining Ardlea...More Button

asked the Minister for Local Government whether the developers of land at the Maryfield Estate, Artane, Dublin have applied to the local authority for permission to build houses on the space design...More Button

asked the Minister for Local Government if he is aware of the widespread dissatisfaction and concern among householders in the Maryfield Estate, Artane, Dublin at the lack of recreational facilitie...More Button

Is the Parliamentary Secretary aware that the developer in question, who, I understand, is a very close supporter and associate of the Fianna Fáil organisation, subsequent to the approval of...More Button

These matters have been before the Department on a number of occasions and all that appear to be happening are further appeals. In view of the unsatisfactory nature of the reply, I should like to ...More Button

All of these questions.More Button

They were all taken together by the Parliamentary Secretary.More Button

Question No. 21.More Button

Committee on Finance. - Electricity (Special Provisions) Bill, 1966: Second Stage.

Is the Deputy suggesting they should be put back tomorrow?More Button

Adjournment Debate. - Artane (Dublin) Housing Development.

At Question Time to-day, I gave notice of my intention to raise the subject matter of Question No. 21, standing in my name. It concerns a matter affecting some 400 or 500 families who live on the ...More Button

A group of developers, known as the Gallagher group, should not be allowed to contravene planning legislation and to avoid their admitted responsibilities as developers. Repeated applications for ...More Button

This is a situation in which a group who are interested purely in their own profit are neglectful of their manifest duty to the people living on the Maryfield Estate. I trust that the Parliamenta...More Button

As far back as 1955, an appeal was submitted to the then Minister against the decision of the local authority requiring the developer to leave the space, to fence it and dedicate it to the resident...More Button

In September, 1965, some 11 months after his previous appeal was dismissed by the Minister, the developer again attempted to get past legislation. Possibly the developer thinks that, as there is n...More Button

We were told in the reply today that on 8th September, 1965, application was made to the Corporation to build 30 houses on the portion of the site designated as a playing field in the plans already...More Button

So far the only comfort given by the Department is that the Corporation have refused permission to the builder to build houses in an area designated as a playing field. An appeal by the developer ...More Button

We are told a number of objections have been lodged. That is certainly true. Out of 400 families here, at least 320 have written personally to the Minister appealing for his help and protection. ...More Button

The last houses were only completed a year or so ago.More Button

They were still in possession until they completed the last houses on the estate.More Button

The developer.More Button

They were hardly finished 12 months ago.More Button

There was an appeal in.More Button