Important Statement from Clontarf Residents' Association
The Joint Working Group – comprised of local elected representatives for Clontarf, DCC Officials and local community representatives – tasked with progressing this project, met again recently.
The option that is being considered currently is a two-wall solution - the existing sea wall as a first defence with an inner barrier between the cycle track and the road. The expectation has always been that this inner barrier would be low in height. The Promenade would serve as a flood plain in a major storm event but the low wall would preserve the amenity value of the Promenade at all other times.
Based on the most recent survey data, this inner barrier, in the form of a wall, has been modelled by DCC. A video illustrating their proposed new wall was produced. This video was shown at our…