Ireland 2040 – How it affects Dublin 15

Among the benefits for the Dublin 15 area include the following.

· Connolly Hospital – new Children’s Unit, radiology department and laboratories and the relocation of the Rotunda Maternity Hospital to the campus

· Investment in Primary Care Centres including a major renovation of the Roselawn Health Centre

· Bus Connects – a €2bn investment to upgrade our bus services so they are akin to a Luas on wheels, link: 

· DART for Dublin West – phased electrification of the Maynooth and Dunboyne lines to allow for more regular and faster train services with new carriages on order in the interim

· Major investments in cycling facilities including the completion of the Royal Canal Greenway

· Continuation of School building programme to build new schools and extensions with more money for technology and physical education facilities

· A ramp up in investment in social housing for people on the Council’s housing list

· Development of IT Blanchardstown as a campus of the new Dublin University of Technology as soon as September this year

· Continuation of the Sports Capital Programme to provide grants for local clubs to improve their facilities and buy new equipment

· Completion of the National Sports Campus including Ireland’s first Velodrome

· Investment in the Phoenix Park including exciting plans to develop the Magazine Fort as an amenity for visitorsThe National Development Plan and video may be viewed at this link: