Archive for : August, 2010

Cut Backs to St Mary’s Hospital, Dublin 7

31st August, 2010

The Evening Herald feature my raising with the cut backs to St Mary’s Hospital. If you combine this with the cut backs to the......

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Markets cannot be investors when we need them and vigilantes when we don’t.

30th August, 2010

In the midst of this economic depression we are painfully short of heroes. Maybe because of this there is no shortage of villains. If......

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26th August, 2010

Yesterday I dealt with a case of a constituent who in trying to deal with a pension matter was passed to 3 different departments......

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A Poster on College Green

24th August, 2010


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Working in my office

24th August, 2010

Sitting in the office in Phibsborough. Heard something shouting ‘You can’t trust them, you just can’t trust them’. Suspected that shouter of same would......

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Are the 1980s back all over again

23rd August, 2010

This thought went through my mind over the weekend. The CAO ‘points race’ starts again. Violence in the North. Huge levels of unemployment and......

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20th August, 2010

Just outside Castlebar. Liam, you will be dearly missed. Rest in Peace – Liam Coady...

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Dart Undergound An Bord Pleanala Submission

19th August, 2010

This is the submission that was made by Councillor Ray McAdam and I to An Bord Pleanala regarding this huge project and the impact......

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Today matters

17th August, 2010

Over the last week the spread on Irish Credit Default Swaps increased considerably. This put Ireland as the second highest risk in the Euro......

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What Ireland did Right

16th August, 2010

Yes, in these gloomy and difficult times it is easy to forget that for a while some good decisions were made. Slugger O’Toole has......

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