JRA News December 2017

Well it has been a busy few months, with a lot of activity with the Council and we are also dealing with an upsurge in Robberies & Break-Ins within the estate.  Thankfully our Text & Viber Alerts is bringing more awareness to the community of incidents and the Gardaí are stepping up to assist us.

JRA News September 2017

Working with local councillors and DLRCOCO with our thanks to John Broderick we are having new Children Traffic alert signage being put in on all key roads throughout the estate!

JRA News May / June 2017

You should all have our Newsletter now and we have placed a digital copy on our Newsletters Page if you would like a Digitial copy. With a lot of tidy up’s done, we approach judging time in July and whilst we are finishing off a refresh of the beds and maintenance, if you see any

Community Clean Up April 2017

Tidy Up Arrangements for Saturday 22nd April: We are asking all residents to focus on their own roads for the tidy up this year and encouraging you to involve any children to help. A number of our volunteers who also distribute and collect annual fees will be on each road. If you have a corner

Annual General Meeting Information 21st March 2017

Our AGM was very well attended last night with circa 50 attendees. There was a lot of discussion on some hot topics and it’s was great for all to have the opportunity to vocalise their own views. In attendance with the residents we are thankful to have had attendance from some of the Local councillors,

Woodlands Road Tidy up 11/3/2017

Woodlands Road Tidy up 11/3/2017 Our first spring clean up and a great team of local men Kevin Kirby, Robert Gubala, Paul O’Riordan, Diarmuid, myself with Larry on hand and Kevin of Fas. (yes we need some ladies next time! ) Thanks to you all for volunteering, we got a lot done in 90mins and

Brennanstown Road traffic management scheme- our objection

The committee met with Cabinteely Residents Association on hearing of their desire to draw attention to the Brennanstown Road traffic management scheme, which will impact ourselves. Basically, independent of the large Cherrywood scheme there is potential for 1,000 houses to be put on land off Brennanstown Road. If you get to look at the picture

Community Clean Up March 2017

Our thanks to the new volunteers from the AGM, which we will be in touch with shortly. This year will all be meeting at the corner of Doonanore park and Granville road at 11am . We can then distribute any gloves, pickers and bags that we have to leads from each road. We would like

JRA News February 2017

So our AGM is on March 21st at 8pm in the Johnstown Hall beside the Church. We wrote to all relevant councillors (Killiney/Shankill) and so far we have received confirmation of attendance by: DLR Cathaoirleach & Councillor Cormac Devlin (FF) Councillor Carrie Smyth (Labour) Hugh Lewis (PBP) Jim Gildea (FG) and Sergeant Angelene Conefry, the

JRA News January 2017

For regular updates please have a look at our Facebook page, here is a summary of some items. We distributed 750 calendars that we received from DLRCOCO as a thank you for our participation in the Stop Food Waste workshops in 2016. We did a brief survey of roads and night lighting . We have

Traffic News November 2017

Please note the ongoing works on improving the N11/Johnstown Road junction means there will be a temporary road closure upcoming. The following link is the detail of the work, followed by the details of the planned closure , the route and the subsequent new N11 junction. 20160413_n11_johnstown_road_junction_improvement_scheme

JRA News November 2016

We have updated our Security page with the new Text/Vibre Message Alert Trial System and also uploaded a digital copy of our Newsletter being distributed currently around the estate.  

JRA News October 2016

We have our Tidy Districts results up now on the page, just click the tab. Also we have the latest Halloween newsletter from DLRCOCO on that page also. Currently we are putting together our Autumn Newsletter which should be issued in November,

Foróige in Johnstown

Some of you will know the great Clubs that Foróige helped put in place for Johnstown.  However, as of September 2016, both Foróige Clubs are now on hold until more volunteer leaders can be recruited. Though disappointing for the young people and their parents, the reality is that the clubs cannot be co-ordinated without a

JRA News July 2016

A lot of residents have put in work with the committee to have the estate looking great for the Summer and catching all that growth from the weeds to hedges!  The councils contractors have done some much needed tree pruning on Granville road which has brightened and cleaned up the look of the area.  We

JRA News June 2016

The footpath and bus stop between the Glenview estate and Granitefield are to be reinstated this month. As you may be aware the Planning Application for 214-216 Rochestown Avenue was refused by DLRCOCO, BUT it has been Appealed by the applicants via a submission to An Bord Plenála.  You have as individuals the option to

JRA News May 2016

The new Summer Newsletter is available to download. Our collectors will be starting this month on collections for our €20 annual subscription fee.  Additional volunteers would be gratefully welcomed! May Committee meeting update: 1) We are still awaiting delivery of Bird and Wildlife Boxes, whilst we have missed this breeding season we intend to mount