Local Community Development Committee

Local Community Development Committee

The South Dublin County Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) was established in 2013 for the purposes of developing, coordinating and implementing a coherent and integrated approach to local and community development in the County. The LCDC brings together local authority members and officials, representatives from State agencies, the Local Development Company, and the Public Participation Network.

There are 19 members of the South Dublin LCDC. The current membership includes:

LCDC MembershipRepresentative & Sector
Dr. Phil MulvaneyCommunity
Prof. Mary CorcoranDepartment of Sociology, NUI Maynooth
Prof. Joe BarryTrinity College Centre for Health Sciences, Tallaght Hospital
Larry O’NeillSDC Partnership
Peter ByrneSouth Dublin Chamber
Justin ByrnePublic Participation Network 
Aiden LloydPublic Participation Network 
Tricia NolanPublic Participation Network 
Gerry StockilPublic Participation Network 
Maurice WalshPublic Participation Network 
VacancyYouth Services
Cllr Paula DonovanCouncillor
Cllr Kieran MahonCouncillor
Cllr Sarah HollandCouncillor
Padraig Rehill                         Health Service Executive
Deirdre McKeonDublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board
Henry FottrellDepartment of Social Protection
VacancyLocal Enterprise Office
Colm WardSouth Dublin County Council

Local Economic and Community Plan

A 6 year Local Economic and Community Plan was prepared by the LCDC and the Economic Development Strategic Policy Committee following an extensive consultation process in 2015.  The plan covers the period 2016 – 2021. A copy of the plan including the action plan for 2016 can be viewed here.

SICAP (Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme)

The Local Community Development Committee was responsible for awarding the first SICAP contract, covering the period 2015 - 2017. Information about the work of SICAP, funded by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government can be found at  Following a competitive process South Dublin County Partnership have been appointed. The annual value of this contract is currently €2 million per annum.  

For more information please contact Andrew Lane, on 01 4149270 or at

Dublin Rural LEADER 

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Public Participation Network

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