Archive for : January, 2010

Maintenance cost of Dept. websites ranges from €60 to €523,000

31st January, 2010

Taxpayers’ value for money questioned when up-keep of one site costs 8,300 times more than another Figures released to Fine Gael Senator Paschal Donohoe......

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Navan Road and the City Development Plan

30th January, 2010

Councillor Mary O’Shea and I organised a public meeting on Wednesday night on the proposed City Development Plan. The meeting mostly focused on the impact of......

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Government Incompetence Hits 58,000 Public Service Workers in Dublin

29th January, 2010

Figures released to Fine Gael Dublin Central Senator, Paschal Donohoe by the Department of Finance show that there are more than 47,000 public sector......

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Sean McDermott Street Swimming Pool Public Meeting

28th January, 2010

A Public Meeting for Community Groups regarding the future running of Sean McDermott Street swimming pool iso take place on Wednesday Feb. 10th 6.30pm......

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Why it all has to change

28th January, 2010

Fine Gael has made it clear that we plan to reform the entire political system if elected to Government. A few things have happened......

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Thoughts on ‘Picking Up The Pieces’ by Jim Power

27th January, 2010

The debate about the future of our economy is dominated by numbers. Economists measure how much our income has shrunk, the number of jobs......

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A New Season: A New Republic by Naoise Nunn

26th January, 2010

I received the below article this morning from Naoise Nunn, who is the organiser of the superb Leviathan: Political Cabaret and a very original......

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Public Meeting on the Development Plan and the Navan Road Area

25th January, 2010

Public Meeting on the Development Plan and the Navan Road Area This meeting will be held on Wednesday night at 8pm in the Half......

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Taxes and Tourists

23rd January, 2010

I had a break abroad after Christmas so I might be particularly aware of tourist matters at the moment. This might explain why the......

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Glasnevin Industrial Estate Mobile Phone Mast

22nd January, 2010

Councillor Mary O’Shea has provided me with an update on the planning process for the mast in the Glasnevin Industrial Estate. “The case is......

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