News & Statements
NTA statement on Na Fianna site is welcome- Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has today welcomed the National Transport Authority’s statement in the Oireachtas Transport Committee that it is actively looking at one alternative solution to minimise the disruption for Na Fianna CLG, Scoil Mobhí, Scoil Chaitríona and Home Farm FC in Glasnevin as part of the MetroLink project.
Light at the end of the tunnel for Na Fianna as loss of playing pitch averted – Rock
The loss of Na Fianna's main playing pitch looks set to be averted following a successful campaign by the club. The news was welcomed by local Fine Gael TD, Noel Rock, who has campaigned against the loss of the pitch, threatened by the upcoming Metro works.
Transport Committee hauling in NTA for answers on BusConnects is welcome – Rock
Deputy Noel Rock has welcomed news that the Oireachtas Transport Committee has agreed to his request to haul in the National Transport Authority (NTA) to answer urgent outstanding questions on their BusConnects project. Speaking on the matter, Deputy Rock said: “I understand it is intended to hold an emergency meeting of the Oireachtas Transport Committee next week on this matter. This is good news as the NTA has serious questions to answer.
1,300 households not told they will lose part of their gardens under new bus route plans- Rock
Fianna Fáil repeating failed formula with €750m pledged by just two spokespeople in two months – Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has highlighted that Fianna Fáil are back to their old ways again, with spending promises of €750m by two spokespeople for just two departments across two months alone.
Preliminary Luas design and route selection to commence in 2019- Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has welcomed the National Transport Authority’s proposal that the preliminary design works, route selection and railway order commencement works for the Finglas extension of the LUAS will be expedited and will take place in 2019.
Alternative tunnelling site for MetroLink must be found- Rock
Tunnelling for a new rail service for the capital cannot take place where it is currently proposed, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Fing-LUAS works must be sped up to keep project on track – Rock
Preparatory works are needed in Finglas to keep the Luas project on track, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Commitment to rent transparency welcome- Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has welcomed the Government’s commitment to rent transparency.
Decathlon to bring more investment and capacity to create 100 jobs in Ballymun– Rock
A French sportswear chain has reached agreement with Dublin City Council to buy a large site in Ballymun which has the potential generate up to 100 jobs, a Fine Gael TD has said.