Archive for : December, 2009

The future of Fitzgibbon Street Garda Station

20th December, 2009

I raised this on the adjournment with the Department of Justice on Friday evening. I wanted an assurance that this station would not be......

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Mobile Phone Mast at Glasnevin Industrial Estate

19th December, 2009

Councillor Mary O’Shea has made the following submission on the location of this mast. We are totally opposed to it and will help the......

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Nudging Politics Along

18th December, 2009

Rate Your Politician have launched their site in Ireland.It is available at One of the first items on the site is an article......

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The Late Debate, a late night

17th December, 2009

Last night was a really busy night. We had the final stages of the social welfare bill in the Seanad and I had a......

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A Public Inquiry

16th December, 2009

This morning, on the Order of Business, I supported the request from the new Governor of the Irish Central Bank for a public inquiry......

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Launch of Children’s Mental Health Coalition

15th December, 2009

I get lots of invites to press conferences, briefings, open days and lobbying events. I don’t go to the vast majority of them on......

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Samuel Beckett Bridge

12th December, 2009

The first day of use of the new Samuel Beckett Bridge has revealed limitations that must be addressed by Dublin City Council, according to......

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Sean McDermott Street Swimming Pool:Progress

11th December, 2009

Councillor Ray McAdam has provided local groups and residents with the below update on this local swimming pool. He’s done a great job on......

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Budget ’09

10th December, 2009

This is the main theme of today in the Seanad. Think that the media reaction has been reasonably muted. But this is only because......

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10th December, 2009

Please find the below update on the Dublin Underground Project and the East Wall community.  ...

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