First day back

27th January, 2009

Today is the first full day back of the Oireachtas since Christmas. The Cathaoirleach of the Seanad has written to all senators warning us of......

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First Active Job Losses

26th January, 2009

The job losses in First Active are terrible news and I am so sorry for the many families that will be dealing with this and......

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Passing the Anglo Irish Legislation

25th January, 2009

The Irish Times published an article yesterday about the Fine Gael leader in the Seanad Frances Fitzgerald challenging the result of the vote on the nationalisation......

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The Green Party and the Bus to Oblivion

24th January, 2009

Thursday was a bad day for the Green Party. 2 of their councillors resigned and one of their TDs published an article which pretended they......

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Burglaries in Cabra

23rd January, 2009

Residents have contacted me over the large number of burglaries that have taken place in the Cabra district recently. I raised this with the Community Policing......

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New Ways of Running our City

23rd January, 2009

One of the many things that are been reviewed in response to our economic slowdown is the way in which we govern. Our local......

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Croke Villas

23rd January, 2009

This evening I attended a meeting with residents from Croke Villas about the future of their flat complex. This is one of the failed......

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Fitzgibbon Street Policing Meeting

22nd January, 2009

Last night I attended a community policing meeting in Fitzgibbon street....

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Banking Bailouts and Where the Money Comes From

21st January, 2009

The Seanad sat late last night to pass the legislation to nationalise Anglo Irish Bank. Due to the speed with which it was brought through......

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Banking Bailouts and Where the Money Comes From

21st January, 2009

The Seanad sat late last night to pass the legislation to nationalise Anglo Irish Bank. Due to the speed with which it was brought through......

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