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S.I. No. 133/1985 - Dublin Electoral Counties Order, 1985.

S.I. No. 133/1985:

DUBLIN ELECTORAL COUNTIES ORDER, 1985.

DUBLIN ELECTORAL COUNTIES ORDER, 1985.

The Minister for the Environment in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 14 , 16 and 25 of the Local Government (Reorganisation) Act, 1985 (No. 7 of 1985), hereby orders as follows:—

1. This Order may be cited as the Dublin Electoral Counties Order, 1985.

2. (1) The electoral County of Dublin-Belgard shall be divided into the county electoral areas named in the first column of Part I of the Schedule to this Order.

(2) The electoral County of Dublin-Fingal shall be divided into the county electoral areas named in the first column of Part II of the Schedule to this Order.

(3) The electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown shall be divided into the county electoral areas named in the first column of Part III of the Schedule to this Order.

(4) Each such county electoral area shall consist of the places set forth in the second column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of such county electoral area.

(5) The number of members of the Council of the relevant electoral County elected for each such county electoral area shall be the number set forth in the third column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of such county electoral area.

3. (1) The county electoral areas of Ballybrack, Blackrock and Dún Laoghaire shall be the relevant electoral areas for the purposes of section 16 of the Local Government (Reorganisation) Act, 1985 .

(2) The total number of members who, by virtue of section 16(4) of the said Act are to be members of, and act as the Council of the Borough of Dún Laoghaire shall be fourteen.

4. Five members of the Council of the Borough of Dún Laoghaire shall be a quorum for that council.

5. Every reference in the Schedule to this Order to:

(1) the County Borough shall be construed as a reference to the County Borough of Dublin as existing at the date of this Order;

(2) an electoral County shall be construed as a reference to such electoral County as described by the Local Government (Reorganisation) Act, 1985 ;

(3) a district electoral division shall be construed as a reference to such district electoral division as described in the Dublin County (District Electoral Divisions) Regulations, 1971 ( S.I. No. 17 of 1971 );

(4) a ward shall be construed as a reference to such ward as described in the County Borough of Dublin (Wards) Regulations, 1970 (S.I. number 269 of 1970).

6. (1) A reference in the Schedule to this Order to a line drawn along any road, avenue, lane, gardens, crescent, park, river, railway line or bridge shall be construed as a reference to an imaginary line drawn along the centre of such road, avenue, lane, gardens, crescent, park, river, railway line or bridge.

(2) A reference in the Schedule to this Order to the point at which any road, avenue, lane, gardens, crescent, park, river, railway line or bridge intersects or joins any other road, avenue, lane, gardens, crescent, park, river, railway line, bridge or imaginary projection shall be construed as a reference to the point at which an imaginary line drawn along the centre of one or, in the case of an imaginary projection, along the one, would be intersected or joined by an imaginary line drawn along the centre of the other, or in the case of an imaginary projection, along the other.

(3) A reference in the Schedule to this Order to the point at which any road, avenue, lane, gardens, crescent, park, river, railway line, bridge, or imaginary projection intersects or joins a boundary shall be construed as a reference to the point at which an imaginary line drawn along the centre of such road, avenue, lane, gardens, crescent, park, river, railway line, bridge or, in the case of an imaginary projection along the projection, would intersect or join such boundary.

(4) A reference in the Schedule to this Order to a line drawn along a road which consists of a dual carriageway shall be construed as an imaginary line drawn along the centre of the central median of such dual carriageway.

SCHEDULE

Part I — The electoral County of Dublin-Belgard

Name of County Electoral Area

Description of County

Electoral Area

Number of Members
Clondalkin Those parts of the district electoral divisions of Clondalkin Number One, Clondalkin Number Two, Newcastle, Rathcoole and Saggart situated north of a line drawn along the Dublin/Naas Road;
the part of the district electoral division of Lucan Number One situated south of a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the intersection of the Kildare County boundary by the Dublin/Cork railway line, thence in an easterly direction along the said railway line to its intersection by Lynch's Lane, thence in a north-easterly direction along Lynch's Lane to its junction with the Lucan/Clondalkin Road, thence in an easterly direction along the Lucan/Clondalkin Road to its junction with the eastern boundary of the district electoral division;
the part of the district electoral division of Palmerstown Number One situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Belgard, and located south of a line drawn as follows:-
commencing at the junction of the western boundary of the district electoral division with the Lucan/Clondalkin Road, thence in an easterly direction along the Lucan/Clondalkin Road and an un-named road, north of number 49 St. Ronans Park to its junction with the Neilstown Spine Road, thence in a northerly direction along the Neilstown Spine Road to its intersection by the imaginary westerly projection of the rear boundary of the curtilage of number 42 Liscarne Gardens, thence in an easterly direction along the said imaginary projection and the said boundary and the rear boundary of houses on the southern side of Liscarne Gardens to its junction with the eastern boundary of the curtilage of number 88 Liscarne Gardens, thence in a northerly direction along the said boundary and continuing along an imaginary straight line drawn from the north-eastern corner of the curtilage of number 88 Liscarne Gardens to the south-eastern corner of the curtilage of number 51 Liscarne Gardens, thence continuing in a northerly direction along the eastern boundary of the curtilage of number 51 Liscarne Gardens to its junction with the southern boundary of the curtilage of St. Mary's Schools, Rowlagh, thence in an easterly direction along the last-mentioned boundary and its imaginary easterly projection to its intersection by an unnamed road south of Wheatfield Avenue, thence in a southerly direction along the said unnamed road to its intersection by the imaginary westerly projection of Wheatfield Crescent, thence in an easterly direction along the said imaginary projection and Wheatfield Crescent to its intersection by the imaginary westerly projection of the southern boundary of the curtilage of number 19 Wheatfield Crescent, thence continuing in an easterly direction along the said imaginary projection, and said boundary and its imaginary easterly projection to its intersection by the County Borough boundary.
Greenhills The part of the district electoral division of Clondalkin Number One situated south of a line drawn along the Naas Road; 4
that part of the district electoral division of Tallaght Number One situated within a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the junction of Oldbawn Road and the Old Tallaght Road, thence in an easterly direction along the Old Tallaght Road to its junction with Firhouse Lane, thence in a southerly direction along Firhouse Lane and along the footbridge over the River Dodder, north of Mount Carmel Park, to its intersection by the River Dodder, thence initially in a south-westerly direction along the River Dodder to its intersection by Oldbawn Road, thence in a northerly direction along Oldbawn Road to the starting point;
the part of the district electoral division of Tallaght Number Two situated east of a line drawn along the new Belgard Road; and
the part of the district electoral division of Tallaght Number Three situated within a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the southernmost junction of the Belgard Road with the boundary of the district electoral division, thence initially in an easterly direction along the said boundary to its intersection by the Tallaght By-Pass Road, thence in a westerly direction along the Tallaght By-Pass Road to its junction with Belgard Road, thence in a northerly direction along Belgard Road to the starting point.
Lucan The district electoral division of Palmerstown Number Two; 4
the part of the district electoral division of Lucan Number One not contaned in the county electoral area of Clondalkin;
the part of the district electoral division of Lucan Number Two situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Belgard; and
the part of the district electoral division of Palmerstown Number One situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Belgard and not contained in the county electoral area of Clondalkin.
Rathfarnham The district electoral divisions of: Rathfarnham Number One, and Rathfarnham Number Two; 4
the part of the district electoral division of Dundrum Number Five situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Belgard;
that part of the district electoral division of Tallaght Number One situated within a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the intersection of the River Dodder by the imaginary northerly projection of Knocklyon Road, thence initially in a southerly direction along the said imaginary projection and Knocklyon Road to its junction with Ballycullen Road, thence in a north-easterly direction along Ballycullen Road to its junction with Firhouse Road, thence in a south-westerly direction along Firhouse Road to its junction with the entrance road to Mount Carmel Park, thence in a northerly direction along the said entrance road, passing west of Mount Carmel Park, and continuing along the said road and the footbridge over the River Dodder, north of Mount Carmel Park, to its intersection by the River Dodder, thence initially in a north-easterly direction along the River Dodder to the starting point, and
the parts of the wards of Rathfarnham B, Rathfarnham C and Rathfarnham South situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Belgard.
Tallaght/Oldbawn The part of the district electoral division of Saggart situated east of a line drawn as follows: 3
commencing at the intersection of the Wicklow County Boundary by the Dublin/Blessington Road, thence in a north-easterly direction along the Dublin/Blessington Road to its southern-most junction with Mount Seskin Road, thence in a north-easterly direction along Mount Seskin Road to its northernmost intersection by the eastern boundary of the district electoral division;
the part of the district electoral division of Tallaght Number One situated within a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the intersection of the River Dodder by the footbridge north of Mount Carmel Park, thence in a southerly direction along the said footbridge and the entrance road to Mount Carmel Park, passing west of Mount Carmel Park, to its junction with Firhouse Road, thence in a north-easterly direction along Firhouse Road to its junction with Ballycullen Road, thence in a south-westerly direction along Ballycullen Road to its junction with Oldcourt Road, thence in a northwesterly direction along Oldcourt Road to its intersection by the River Dodder, thence initially in a north-easterly direction along the River Dodder to the starting point;
the part of the district electoral division of Tallaght Number Three situated south of a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the intersection of the Mount Seskin Road by the weatern boundary of the district electoral division, thence in a north-easterly direction along Mount Seskin Road to its junction with the Dublin/Blessington Road, thence continuing in a northeasterly direction along the Dublin/Blessington Road and the Tallaght By-Pass Road to its junction with the eastern boundary of the district electoral division; and
the part of the district electoral division of Whitechurch situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Belgard.
Tallaght/Rathcoole The parts of the district electoral divisions of Clondalkin Number Two, Newcastle and Rathcoole situated south of a line drawn along the Dublin/Naas Road, 3
the part of the district electoral division of Saggart situated south of a line drawn along the Dublin/Naas Road, and north of a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the intersection of the Wicklow County boundary by the Dublin/Blessington Road, thence in a north-easterly direction along the Dublin/Blessington Road to its junction with Mount Seskin Road, thence in a north-easterly direction along Mount Seskin Road to its northernmost intersection by the eastern boundary of the district electoral division;
that part of the district electorate division of Tallaght Number Two not contained in the county electoral area of Greenhills; and
the part of the district electoral division of Tallaght Number Three not contained in the county electoral areas of Greenhills and Tallaght/Oldbawn.
Terenure The district electoral divisions of: 5
Terenure Number Two, Terenure Number Three and, Terenure Number Four;
that part of the district electoral division of Tallaght Number One not contained in the county electoral areas of Greenhills, Rathfarnham and Tallaght/Oldbawn; and
the parts of the wards of Kimmage E and Rathfarnham D situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Belgard.
Balbriggan The district of electoral divisions of: Balbriggan Rural, Balbriggan Urban, Ballyboghil, Balscadden, Clonmethan, Garristown, Hollywood, Holmpatrick, Lusk, Rush and Skerries; and 5
the townland of Lambay Island in the district electoral division of Donabate
Castleknock The part of the district electoral division of Lucan Number Two situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal; 4
the part of the district electoral division of Blanchardstown situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal, and located south of a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the intersection of the southern boundary of the district electoral division by Navan Road, north-west of Corduff Cross, thence in a south-easterly direction along Navan Road to its junction with the Blanchardstown-Snugsborough Road, thence in a north-easterly direction along Blanchardstown-Snugsborough Road to its junction with Ballycoolin Road, thence initially in a south-easterly direction along Ballycoolin Road to its junction with Cappagh Road, thence in a south-easterly direction along Cappagh Road to its junction with the County Borough boundary; the part of the district electoral division of Castleknock situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal, and located south of a line drawn along Clonsilla Road; and
the part of the district electoral division of Clonsilla located south of a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the intersection of the Kildare County boundary by Barberstown Lane South, thence in an easterly direction along Barberstown Lane South to its intersection by the Dublin/Galway railway line, thence initially in a north-easterly direction along the Dublin/Galway railway line to its intersection by the Anna Liffey Mills — Mulhuddart Road, thence initially in a northerly dirction along the Anna Liffey Mills — Mulhuddard Road to its junction with Clonsilla Road, thence in an easterly direction along Clonsilla Road to its junction with Springlawn Road, thence initially in a northerly direction along Springlawn Road to its junction with Navan Road, thence in a south-easterly direction along Navan Road to its intersection by the eastern boundary of the district electoral division.
Howth

The wards of:

Baldoyle, Beann Eadair A and Beann Eadair B.

4
Malahide The district electoral divisions of: Kinsaley and Malahide; and 4
that part of the district electoral division of Coolock situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal, and located within a line drawn as follows:
commencing at the intersection of the western boundary of the district electoral division by the Mayne River, thence initially in an easterly direction along the Mayne River and the County Borough boundary to its junction with the southern boundary of the district electoral division, thence initially in an easterly direction along the southern, eastern, northern, and western boundary of the district electoral division to the starting point.
Mulhuddart The part of the district electoral division of Blanchardstown, situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal, located west of a line drawn along the Dublin/Ashbourne Road and not contained in the county electoral area of Castleknock; 3
the part of the district electoral division of Castleknock, situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal and located north of a line drawn along Clonsilla Road;
the part of the district electoral division of Clonsilla not contained in the county electoral area of Castleknock;
the part of the district electoral divisions of Finglas situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal and located west of a line drawn along the Dublin/Ashbourne Road; and
the part of the district electoral division of Kilsallaghan located west of a line drawn along the Dublin/Ashbourne Road.
Swords The district electoral divisions of: Swords East and Swords West; 4
the part of the district electoral division of Blanchardstown situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal, and located east of a line drawn along the Dublin-Ashbourne Road,
the part of the district electoral division of Coolock situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal, and not contained in the county electoral area of Malahide;
the part of the district electoral division of Donabate not contained in the county electoral area of Balbriggan;
the part of the district electoral divisions of Drumcondra Rural Number One and Drumcondra Rural Number Two situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal;
the part of the district electoral division of Finglas situated in the electoral County of Dublin-Fingal, and located east of a line drawn along the Dublin/Ashbourne Road; and
the part of the district electoral division of Kilsallaghan located east of a line drawn along the Dublin/Ashbourne Road

Part III — The Electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Name of County Electoral Area Description of County Electoral Area Number of Members
Ballybrack The district electoral division of Dún Laoghaire Number eight; 5
the parts of the district electoral divisions of Ballybrack Number One and Killiney situated east of a line drawn along the Bray Road; and
the part of the district electoral division of Stillorgan Number Four situated east of a line drawn along the Bray Road and west of a line drawn along Rochestown Avenue.
Blackrock The district electoral divisions of: 4
Blackrock Number Two, Blackrock Number Three and Blackrock Number Four;
those parts of the district electoral divisions of Blackrock Number One, Dundrum Number One and Stillorgan Number Two situated east of a line drawn along the Stillorgan Road;
those parts of the district electoral division of Blackrock Number Six and Stillorgan Number Three situated west of a line drawn along Stradbrook Road, and the part of the ward of Pembroke East D situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, and located east of a line drawn along Stillorgan Road.
Clonskeagh The district electoral division of Milltown Number Two; 3
the part of the district electoral division of Dundrum Number One situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, and located west of a line drawn along Stillorgan Road,
the part of the district electoral division of Dundrum Number Five situated in the electoral County of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown and located north of a line drawn along Nutgrove Avenue;
that part of the district electoral division of Milltown Number One situated north of a line drawn along Churchtown Road Upper;
the part of the ward of Pembroke East D situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and located west of a line drawn along Stillorgan Road;
the parts of the wards of Rathfarnham B and Rathfarnham C situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown; and
the part of the ward of Rathfarnham South situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and located north of a line drawn along Nutgrove Avenue.
Dundrum That part of the district electoral division of Dundrum Number Four situated west of a line drawn along Ballinteer Road; 4
the part of the district electoral division of Dundrum Number Five situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and located south of a line drawn along Nutgrove Avenue;
the part of the district electoral division of Milltown Number One situated south of a line drawn along Churchtown Road Upper;
that part of the district electoral division of Whitechurch situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and located north of a line drawn along College Road; and the part of the ward of Rathfarnham South situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, and located south of a line drawn along Nutgrove Avenue.
Dún Laoghaire The district electoral divisions of: 5
Blackrock Number Five, Dalkey Number One, Dalkey Number Two,

Dalkey

Number

Number

Number

Number

Number

Number

Number

Four,

One,

Two,

Three,

Four,

Five,

Three,

Dún

Dún

Dún

Dún

Dún

Dún

Dalkey

Laoghaire

Laoghaire

Laoghaire

Laoghaire

Laoghaire

Laoghaire

Number Six, Dún Laoghaire Number Seven, Dún Laoghaire Number Nine, and Dún Laoghaire Number Ten;
those parts of the district electoral divisions of Blackrock Number Six and Stillorgan Number Three situated east of a line drawn along Stradbrook Road; and
that part of the district electoral division of Stillorgan Number Four situated east of a line drawn along Rochestown Avenue.
Glencullen The district electoral divisions of: 3
Ballybrack Number Two, Glencullen, Rathmichael and Stillorgan Number Five;
those parts of the district electoral divisions of Ballybrack Number One, Killiney and Stillorgan Number Four situated west of a line drawn along the Bray Road; and
that part of the district electoral division of Whitechurch situated in the electoral County of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and located south of a line drawn along College Road.
Stillorgan The district electoral divisions of: 4
Dundrum Number Two, Dundrum Number Three and Stillorgan Number One;
that part of the district electoral division of Dundrum Number Four situated east of a line drawn along Ballinteer Road; and
the parts of the district electoral divisions of Blackrock Number One and Stillorgan Number Two situated west of a line drawn along Stillorgan Road.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for the Environment this 10th day

of May, 1985.

LIAM KAVANAGH,

Minister for the Environment.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

The effect of this Order is to divide the three Dublin electoral Counties into county electoral areas, to fix the number of members to be elected for each county electoral area, to determine the number of members of Dún Laoghaire Corporation, to specify the county electoral areas the members for which will also serve as members of Dún Laoghaire Corporation after the next local election and to specify the quorum for meetings of Dún Laoghaire Corporation.