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COVID 19 impacts services across Dún Laoghaire Rathdown

Friday, 13th March, 2020 11:13am

Story by Neil Fetherstonhaugh
COVID 19 impacts services across Dún Laoghaire Rathdown

The Mountains to Sea Festival has been cancelled

COVID 19 impacts services across Dún Laoghaire Rathdown

The Mountains to Sea Festival has been cancelled

Following guidelines issued by the Department of Health in the interest of public safety, Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has issued an update on the impact on certain services over the period of March 13 – 29.

For the duration of this period, all dlr Libraries will be closed to the public and events held inside library buildings during this time will be cancelled.

Unfortunately, this will mean that the Mountains to Sea Festival for 2020 is cancelled.

 All dlr Heritage events are cancelled as are dlr Parks events.

The dlr CoCo Markets in People’s Park and Marlay Park are cancelled although all parks will remain open.

 Aside from libraries, all council public buildings will remain open, including County Hall in Dún Laoghaire, the Dundrum offices and recycling centres until further notice.
 All other council services will be operating as normal until further notice.

“The above information will be subject to change as the situation evolves with the COVID 19 outbreak,” the council added in a statement. “The council advise all citizens to stay in touch with latest updates on our website and social media channels.”

Dublin City Council issued a similar advisory, stating that all services are closing to the public until at least March 29.

This includes all Dublin City Council Libraries, Dublin City Council-run Sports, Leisure, and Community Centres, The Hugh Lane Gallery, Motor Tax Office (except by prior appointment), Richmond Barracks in Inchicore, City Hall (except for private events and the cafe) and the Lab on Foley Street.

All other offices and facilities will remain open, including the Civic Offices, all Area Offices, the DRHE offices on Parkgate Street, parks, bring centres and recycling centres.


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