Sunday, 30 June 2013

Violet Hill Park

Violet Hill off the Finglas Road is a beautiful meadow like park with the Tolka river gently flowing through.  Unfortunately when the weather started to improve this spring some anti-social people decided to visit and abuse the park. A number of fires were lit in the park and damage was done to the meadow, bridge and railings.  I raised the issue with Dublin City Council and the Gardai. I asked DCC to put-up signs encouraging people to respect Violet Hill and to report anti-social behaviour to the Gardai.  Dublin City Council agreed to arrange to install signage at Violet Hill Park on a trial basis and monitor the response by the Park users thereafter to determine what impact that the signage may have on the issue.   DCC also agreed to remove any fire damage debris and have the area reinstated.  At the same time the Gardai have committed to increase Garda foot and bike patrols of the park.  Please report any anti-social behaviour in the park to the Gardai at Finglas 01 666 7500 or 999.  Thanks, mary