The South West Clondalkin Community Safety Forum has been operating for 10 years in South County Dublin and has been focusing on improving the Quality of Life for people living and working in the area. They have been doing this by tackling some of the key social and environmental issues that lead to crime and […]

In 2015 the Forum Development Worker completed a Community Safety Assessment of St Cuthberts Park in Bawnogue. The aim of the Assessment was to identify the key crime and anti-social behaviour issues being experienced in this area. Using a range of practical tools to do this a 55 page Assessment was completed, with the support […]

Over the years the Forum has dealt with many issues relating to intimidation and Repeat Victimisation of people while living in their own homes. Often these people are innocent victims of local crime and anti-social behaviour and the impact on their lives can be catastrophic. In many cases we have seen people forced from their […]

Earlier in the year South Dublin County Council issued their Plans outlining the construction of new housing units in Bawnogue. These new houses (as a Rapid Build initiative) have been located within the existing boundary of St Cuthberts Park and it is anticipated that this will be the first phase of further housing to be […]

There are a number of items and updates which the Forum would like to share with you. Please feel free to comment or contact us on any of the issues raised. The Community Safety Forum recently carried out a 3 Year Review of it’s work, with the support of Ursula Carlin (Facilitator). During this Review […]

After another successful Workshop was delivered on What Community Safety Is? and How You Can Get Involved? we’ve decided to schedule some new ones over the coming months. These Workshops are a great introduction to Community based responses to crime, the fear of crime and anti-social behaviour, which has the Community at the heart of […]

The Community Response Initiative has been operating for around 12 weeks now and was established by the Community Safety Forum as a way of dealing with ongoing attacks of people in their homes (Repeat Victimisation). Due to the number of incidents taking place in the South West Clondalkin area we were concerned about the lack […]

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Since the Community Safety Forum last met a scheduled of clean-ups was agreed, with a focus on St Cuthberts Park and the surrounding Estates in South West Clondalkin. As usual some of the the hardy dedicated Members of the Forum get their hi-vis jackets on, gloves and litter pickers and Blitz the areas in 1 […]