It was a wet week on the campaign trail and the spirits of the voters were down. Bad weather, bad government, gloomy economic forecasts. Not much to cheer. George Lee did his best to add some optimism, smiling at us from atop the poles (if you’ll forgive the pun). But, even he couldn’t allay my fears around the possible re-zoning of the Holy Cross School. I duly turned up at the Fine Gael public meeting and addressed my questions on the issue to George. The answer was vague. But that’s ok. As I keep saying let’s vote local on the local issues and national in the bi-election. George doesn’t have to concern himself with the Holy Cross School: I do as do George’s Fine Gael councilor candidates.
Today, the Dundrum Gazette featured the issue of the rezoning of the Holy Cross School with extensive quotes from myself.
The article is reprinted in full here.
Rezoning no threat to school
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has down played fears over the possible rezoning of the lands at the Holy Cross National School in Dundrum to a mixed use development in a new Draft County Development Plan.
A spokesperson for the council said that a rezoning of the lands at Holy Cross would in no way “suggest that the school is under “threat”