Committee Membership

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A Community Gain Liaison Committee and a Community Gain Fund were established for the catchment area of Irishtown, Ringsend, and Sandymount, in accordance with Planning Permission, reference 29S.EF2022 and Industrial Emissions Directive Licence, reference W0232-01, granted by An Bord Pleanála and the Environmental Protection Agency respectively, for the Dublin Waste to Energy Project. 

The relevant conditions are reproduced here.

In line with planning condition No. 2, a Community Gain Liaison Committee was established.  The current membership of the Committee is as follows:

Peter McLoone


Elizabeth Allman

Community Representative

Mary Doolin

Community Representative

John Nolan

Community Representative

Cllr. James Geoghegan

Elected Representative

Cllr. Dermot Lacey

Elected Representative

Cllr. Paddy McCartan

Elected Representative

Kieran Mullins

Contractor Representative

Brian Hanney

DCC Official

James Nolan

DCC Official


The function of the Community Gain Liaison Committee is as follows:

  • To have responsibility for the management of the Community Gain Fund.
  • To decide on projects to be supported by the Community Gain Fund which will provide environmental, community, educational and recreational services and/or facilities that will benefit the local communities in the catchment area.
  • To liaise between Dublin City Council and the local community in relation to ongoing monitoring of the operation of the Dublin Waste to Energy facility.

The Committees terms of reference are available here.