S.I. No. 49/2009 - Town of Dundalk Local Electoral Areas Order 2009

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S.I. No. 49/2009 - Town of Dundalk Local Electoral Areas Order 2009

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S.I. No. 49 of 2009
TOWN OF DUNDALK LOCAL ELECTORAL AREAS ORDER 2009
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 13th February, 2009.
The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 3 and 24 of the Local Government Act 1994 (No. 8 of 1994), hereby orders as follows:
1. This order may be cited as the Town of Dundalk Local Electoral Areas Order 2009.
2. In this Order “the Town of Dundalk” means the Town of Dundalk as altered for the purposes of local elections by the Local Government (Boundaries) (Town Elections) Regulations 1994 ( S.I. No. 114 of 1994 ) and references to the town boundary shall be construed accordingly.
3. (1) The Town of Dundalk shall be divided into the local electoral areas which are named in the first column of the Schedule to this Order.
(2) Each such local electoral area shall consist of the area described in the second column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of such local electoral area.
(3) The number of members of Dundalk Town Council to be elected for each such local electoral area shall be the number set out in the third column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of that local electoral area.
4. (1) A reference in the Schedule to this Order to a line drawn along any road, avenue, street, lane or river shall be construed as a reference to an imaginary line drawn along the centre of such road, avenue, street, lane or river.
(2) A reference in the Schedule to this Order to the point at which any road, avenue, street, lane, river, boundary, imaginary line or projection joins or intersects any other road, avenue, street, lane, river, boundary, imaginary line or projection shall be construed as a reference to the point at which an imaginary line drawn along the centre of such road, avenue, street, lane or river or, in the case of a boundary, imaginary line or projection, along the boundary, line or projection, would be joined or intersected by an imaginary line drawn along the centre of the other road, avenue, street, lane or river or, in the case of a boundary, imaginary line or projection, along the boundary, line or projection.
(3) 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 a reference to an imaginary line drawn along the central median of such dual carriageway.
5. The Dundalk Urban District Local Electoral Areas Order 1998 ( S.I. No. 359 of 1998 ) is hereby revoked.
SCHEDULE
Name of Local Electoral Area
Description ofLocal Electoral Area
Number of Members to be elected for each Local Electoral Area
Dundalk Central
That part of the town of Dundalk situated within a line drawn as follows: commencing at the intersection of the northern boundary of the town by the Castletown River; thence commencing in a south-easterly direction and proceeding along the Castletown River to its intersection by the imaginary northerly projection of St. Nicholas Avenue; thence commencing in a southerly direction and proceeding along the said imaginary projection and proceeding along St. Nicholas Avenue to its intersection with Castletown Road; thence commencing in a north-westerly direction and proceeding along Castletown Road to its intersection with Legion Avenue; thence commencing in a southerly direction and proceeding along Legion Avenue, McSwiney Street, Demesne Road and Park Villas to its intersection with Magnet Road; thence commencing in a south-easterly direction and proceeding along Magnet Road to its intersection with Park Street; thence commencing in a south-westerly direction

and proceeding along Park Street to its intersection with an imaginary north-westerly projection of the rear boundary of the curtilage of the property situated at the northernmost end of the intersection of Williamson’s Place and Park Street; thence commencing in a south-easterly direction and proceeding along an imaginary line, running parallel to Williamson’s Place, and proceeding to its intersection with an imaginary northerly projection from the north-western boundary of the Gaels Gaelic Football Club sports ground; thence commencing in a southerly direction and proceeding along an imaginary line, running parallel to Rampart Road, and proceeding to its intersection with The Long Avenue; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along The Long Avenue and Avenue Road to its intersection with the Dundalk Inner Relief Road; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the Dundalk Inner Relief Road to its intersection with Coes Road; thence commencing

in a north-easterly direction and proceeding along Coes Road to its intersection with the Blackwater River; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along the Blackwater River to its intersection by an imaginary southerly projection from the western end of Greenwood Drive; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the said imaginary projection to its intersection by an imaginary westerly projection of the rear boundary of the curtilage of the property situated at the north-westernmost end of Greenwood Drive; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along an imaginary line, running parallel to Greenwood Drive, to its intersection with Red Barn’s Road; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along Red Barns Road to its intersection with Point Road; thence commencing in a westerly direction and proceeding along Point Road to its intersection by the imaginary southerly projection of the eastern boundary of the Point

Road Pitch and Putt Course; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the said projection, the said boundary and its imaginary northerly projection to its intersection by the town boundary; thence commencing initially in a westerly direction and proceeding along the said town boundary to the starting point.
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Dundalk East
That part of the town of Dundalk situated within a line drawn as follows: commencing at the intersection of the southern boundary of the town with the Dublin Road; thence commencing in a north-westerly direction and proceeding along the Dublin Road to its intersection with Hoey’s Lane; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along Hoey’s Lane to its intersection with the entry road to the Rockfield Manor estate passing between Rockfield Manor estate and the adjacent Sports Grounds; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the full length of the said entry road; thence commencing in a north-westerly direction and proceeding along the boundary of the said Sports Grounds to its westernmost point behind the Rockfield Manor estate; thence commencing in a north-easterly direction and proceeding along an imaginary line running parallel with the Glenwood Estate until its intersection with Tom Bellew Avenue; thence commencing

in a north-westerly direction and proceeding along Tom Bellew Avenue to its intersection with The Long Avenue; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along The Long Avenue and Avenue Road to its intersection with the Dundalk Inner Relief Road; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the Dundalk Inner Relief Road to its intersection with Coes Road; thence commencing in a north-easterly direction and proceeding along Coes Road to its intersection with the Blackwater River; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along the Blackwater River to its intersection by an imaginary southerly projection from the western end of Greenwood Drive; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the said imaginary projection to its intersection by an imaginary westerly projection of the rear boundary of the curtilage of the property situated at the north-westernmost end of Greenwood Drive; thence commencing in an easterly

direction and proceeding along an imaginary line, running parallel to Greenwood Drive, to its intersection with Red Barn’s Road; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along Red Barns Road to its intersection with Point Road; thence commencing in a westerly direction and proceeding along Point Road to its intersection by the imaginary southerly projection of the eastern boundary of the Point Road Pitch and Putt Course; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the said projection, the said boundary and its imaginary northerly projection to its intersection by the town boundary; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along the said town boundary to the starting point.
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Dundalk West
That part of the town of Dundalk not contained in the local electoral areas of Dundalk Central or Dundalk East.
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GIVEN under my Official Seal,
5 February 2009
JOHN GORMLEY.
Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).
The effect of this Order is to amend the division of Dundalk Town into local electoral areas and to fix the number of members of Dundalk Town Council to be elected for each such area.

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