Archive for the category: ‘Inner City’

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

9th December, 2009

  Actually just trains. Had a very transport orientated afternoon and evening yesterday. Councillor Ray McAdam and I attended the opening of the new......

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Closure of Sean McDermott Street Swimming Pool

8th December, 2009

I attended a public meeting on this issue in St Agatha’s Hall, North Strand this evening. It was organised by ICON and about the planned......

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Grangegorman Update

24th November, 2009

I raised the status of Grangegorman DIT last week with the Department of Education through an adjournment motion in the Seanad. It is available......

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Coir and their lies

30th September, 2009

Led an event for Fine Gael outside Coir HQ today on Capel street. We had an admobile with ‘Liar, Liar Pants on Fire’ on......

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The difference a man can make

11th September, 2009

I attended a lovely event yesterday in St Laurence O Toole church on Sherrif street. It was a mass to say farewell to Father......

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Things continue to frey

28th August, 2009

Fine Gael Dublin Central Senator, Paschal Donohoe, said the discovery of bomb-making equipment this morning (Friday) near Smithfield is extremely worrying, especially as this is......

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A little chair

25th August, 2009

Visited a wonderful drugs project in my constituency this afternoon. They focus on harm reduction in the inner city. Was having a look around their facilities.......

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24th August, 2009

More shootings in my constituency over the weekend. Thank God nobody was killed. It happened on the NCR on Sunday morning. Again, the easy availability of......

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Local Residents Meetings

1st August, 2009

Attended some important local meetings this week with residents. Met with residents in Aughrim Court, Stoneybatter and then the Parkside Residents, North Strand.   ......

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Croke Park

29th July, 2009

The protests at Croke Park have been called off but issues still remain that must be tackled. As I blogged last week the meeting......

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