Vandalism is cause of ‘severe damage’ to public lighting

By Aideen O'Flaherty

SOUTH Dublin County Council has claimed that vandalism is the cause of  severe damage” to the public lighting that leads to the National Basketball Arena in Tymon.

The council stated this at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Tallaght Area Committee, where they added that their Public Lighting Section had “sourced a suitable fitting that will be more vandal-proof”.

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The public lights that lead up to the National Basketball Arena

They further commented: “However, they are non-standard and have a lead time of several weeks.

“It is hoped to have these new fittings installed before the end of March.

“In the meantime, Public Lighting Section are installing temporary PL fittings.”

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