A public rally by The Save Clondalkin Convent Campaign will take place this Saturday, the 28th of September at 3:00 pm in Clondalkin Village.
The campaign is a broad coalition of resident’s associations and community groups with cross party-political support that wants to save the historic Clondalkin Convent from a current development proposal from Bartra Property and the Presentation Sisters.
The proposal involves a 155 bedroom nursing home four story development and the group have long maintained that the proposal would completely obscure the Convent and undermine the important heritage of the village along with having a very significant negative impact on adjoining schools, residential areas and Clondalkin village traffic.
While the development proposal has been approved by South Dublin County Council an appeal is currently with An Board Pleanála. The Save Clondalkin Convent campaign public rally will assemble at Boot Road beside St Brigid’s well and proceed to march around the village in defence of Clondalkin’s heritage.