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This Interactive map shows the progress of the Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project (PLEEP) from Le Chéile Lighting.

It covers the following Municipal Districts: Cork Municipal Districts, Clare Municipal Districts, Kerry Municipal Districts, Limerick City & County and Waterford City & County Council. Click on your area for real time progress.

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Safety Initiative held in Rochestown Park Hotel

Safety Initiative held in Rochestown Park Hotel

Here we are at the recent Safety Initiative held recently in Rochestown Park Hotel. Site management, ASafe Global, Quinn Environmental, Safety and Logistics, RSA and the LeCheile team were all in attendance.

(L to R) Sean Quinn (Quinn ESL) Rory O Connor (Contracts manager, LeCheile Lighting) TJ O Connor (RSA) Anne Conway (ASafe Global) Suljejman Zogic (Quinn ESL) and the LeCheile Lighting team.

November Safety Observation Winner

November Safety Observation Winner

Le Cheile Contracts Manager Rory O’Connor (R) presenting Peter Rainsford (L) with a prize for winning our November Safety Observation.

Documenting regular safety observations ensures a safer workplace. Well done Peter.

Le Cheile powering on with retrofitting new LED lights

Le Cheile powering on with retrofitting new LED lights

(L-R) Michael Foley NEC Supervisor (Cork County Council), Michael Ryan Southwest Project Manager (Cork County Council), Rory O’ Connor Contracts Manager (Enerveo Ltd) .

Le Cheile powering on with retrofitting new LED lights as part of the Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project (PLEEP) in Dun Eoin Estate, Municipal District (MD) of Carrigaline. Survey crews have now completed the Municipal Districts of Waterford City & County Council and Kerry County Council. The final phase of surveying is currently being carried out in the MD’s of Limerick City and County Council and Clare County Council. Surveyed MD’s will then progress onto the retrofitting phase of new LED lights.

Training on our newest MEWP at Little Island Depot

Training on our newest MEWP at Little Island Depot

Le Cheile Lighting Specialists ground crew.

Training on our newest MEWP at Little Island Depot

Le Cheile Lighting Specialists ground crew completing their International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Training on our newest MEWP at Little Island Depot as part of the PLEEP SW Retrofit Project.

The IPAF provide licenses to our crew who are now trained to operate the MEWP safely.

Le Cheile crew are currently Retrofitting in Municipal Districts Bandon/Kinsale and Carrigaline where the new MEWPS will be used in the coming weeks.

Completing their International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Training.

The IPAF provide licenses to our crew who are now trained to operate the MEWP safely.

Public Lighting Project Update May 2023

Public Lighting Project Update May 2023

Installation of new Public LED Light fitting.

Public Lighting Project Update May 2023

Le Chéile have begun the retrofit and removal of the existing streetlights, these Lights will be replaced with energy efficient LED Streetlights in the Bandon/Kinsale Municipal District.
Traffic Management will be ongoing around local areas of Bandon/Kinsale to allow the safe removal and retrofit of the new LED streetlights.

Compass Quay Kinsale – First Luminaire Retrofitted as part of PLEEP-SW (Before installation).

Compass Quay Kinsale – First Luminaire Retrofitted as part of PLEEP-SW (After completion of installation.)

Works commencement update for the Municipal Districts of Bandon-Kinsale, Macroom and West Cork

Works commencement update for the Municipal Districts of Bandon-Kinsale, Macroom and West Cork

Le Chéile Lighting Specialists, acting on behalf of Cork County Council as the Lead Authority on the Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project, South West Region (PLEEP-SW), we will be carrying out public lighting works at a number of locations across Cork County.

Works commencing: 24th March 2023 in the Municipal District Bandon-Kinsale and will progress through the Municipal District of Macroom and West Cork in Quarter two and three.

The project supported by the Road Management Office (RMO) in conjunction with various Local Authorities across Ireland, will see a number of regions countrywide retrofitted in stages with energy efficient LED street lights over the next three years as part of the government’s drive to assist Local Authorities in reaching their energy efficiency targets by 2030.
The South West Region will see over 77,000 public street lights retrofitted across counties Cork, Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Waterford over the next 30 months as the first stage of the project. Cork County Council is the lead Local Authority for South West Region.

Our works in the most part will present little or no disruption to the public or businesses within your area, and your power will not be interrupted. Some deployment of temporary traffic management may be required in areas of high traffic volume or narrow roads to facilitate safe access to streetlights for work crews. In rare instances, access to private premises or businesses may be affected where civil (excavation) works are necessary.

Should you have any questions regarding any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us by any of the communication methods on this leaflet.

We thank you in advance for your co-operation.

2022 Update and 2023 Look Ahead

2022 Update and 2023 Look Ahead

With the collaboration of the project partners and stakeholders, 2022 saw the completion of Surveying works across four Municipal Districts (Bandon-Kinsale, Carrigaline, Cobh and Macroom) with surveying also practically complete in three further Municipal Districts (Kanturk-Mallow, East Cork and West Cork). Surveying progress in January 2023 saw the completion of County Cork, and surveying commencing in County Kerry and County Waterford The surveying work provides the necessary information to facilitate the detailed design works which have progressed in parallel. The project supply chain will see lanterns delivered in April 2023 to allow the commencement of the installation works in the first Municipal Districts.

The coordination and delivery of this complex critical infrastructure project for the Munster region would not be possible but for the continued support of the Local Authorities, and critical stakeholders such as ESB, and the continued cooperation of the general public. Le Chéile wishes everyone involved in the project a happy and successful New Year.

Temporary Traffic Management

Temporary Traffic Management

This news article is available to read in Irish.

Le Chéile Lighting Specialists, acting on behalf of Cork County Council as the Lead Authority on the Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project, South West Region (PLEEP-SW), will be carrying out works in your area within the next week.

The project supported by the Road Management Office (RMO) in conjunction with various Local Authorities across Ireland, will see a number of regions countrywide retrofitted in stages with energy efficient LED street lights over the next three years as part of the government’s drive to assist Local Authorities in reaching their energy efficiency targets by 2030.

The South West Region will see over 77,000 public street lights retrofitted across counties Cork, Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Waterford over the next 30 months as the first stage of the project. Cork County Council is the lead Local Authority for South West Region.

Our works in the most part will present little or no disruption to the public or businesses within your area, and your power will not be interrupted.
Some deployment of temporary traffic management may be required in areas of high traffic volume or narrow roads to facilitate safe access to streetlights for work crews. In rare instances, access to private premises or businesses may be affected where civil (excavation) works are necessary.

Should you have any questions regarding any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us by any of the communication methods on this leaflet.

We thank you in advance for your co-operation.

This news article is available to read in Irish.

Temporary Traffic Management

Tree and Hedge Trimming

This news article is available to read in Irish.

Le Chéile Lighting Specialists, acting on behalf of Cork County Council as the Lead Authority on the Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project, South West Region (PLEEP-SW), is currently carrying out surveying of the public lighting network in your area.

Our works in the most part will present little or no disruption to you, the public or businesses within your area, and your electric supply will not be interrupted at any stage during the works.

To facilitate the works, we will require access to public lighting column doors, public lights located on the lighting columns, and we may require the cutting back of tree limbs or hedges that hinder our access. We, therefore, advise you that we will need to trim your hedge and/or some tree limbs, in the immediate proximity of the public lighting asset(s) on or near your property in the near future to enable the retrofitting of the current public light(s) to an energy saving LED public light.

Some deployment of temporary traffic management may be required in areas of high traffic volume or narrow roads to facilitate safe access to public lights for work crews.

Should you have any questions regarding any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us by any of the communication methods on this leaflet.

We thank you in advance for your co-operation.

This news article is available to read in Irish.