Street light totally surrounded by overgrown tree

Reported in the Tree and Grass Maintenance category by Chris Larkin at 10:39, Fri 22 November 2019
Sent to Dublin City Council 1 minute later

I've reported this twice last year and still nothin g has been done. The lamp outside No. 127 is totally enclose in an overgrown evergreen tree resulting in Zero street light in the dark. Please trim or remove the tree, it should never have been planted this close to a street light.

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:36, Fri 20 December 2019

  • My third time to report this and it is still the same.

    It's still a safety issue with no Street light on the pavement.

    Posted by Chris Larkin at 12:36, Fri 20 December 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:06, Friday 17 January 2020

  • There was an attempt to break into my mum's house between 7-10pm on Monday 6th Jan 2020. Due to the lack of Street light this probably made her house more attractive and partially contributed towards the decision to carry out this attempt to force her from door with a crow bar as it in almost complete darkness. Thanks for ignoring the problem DCC and causing stress and expense to an elderly widow and her family and neighbours.....

    Posted by Chris Larkin at 13:06, Friday 17 January 2020

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 13:34, Friday 14 February 2020

  • Still not fixed. Cost my mum €350 in front door repairs after an attempted break in which was aided by zero light from the street lamp due to overgrown trees surrounding the lamp.

    Posted by Chris Larkin at 13:34, Friday 14 February 2020

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