Archive for the category: ‘Improving Dublin’s Public Transport’

“Commuters the biggest losers in spat between Dublin Bus & unions”

9th April, 2009

City will grind to a halt if industrial action goes ahead. Commuters have been completely overlooked in the dispute between Dublin Bus and drivers’ unions......

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Open for Business.

25th March, 2009

Our constituency office is open for business. The signage went up yesterday afternoon. We are open 9.30 – 12.30 Monday to Friday. It is......

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Metro North and Local Residents

11th March, 2009

The start of the An Bord Pleanala process has rebooted local interest in the project. I attended a public meeting on the project in Phibsborough......

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Update on An Bord Pleanala Hearings

2nd March, 2009

As I wrote earlier I attended the preliminary hearings on Metro North. I have now written to the Inspector for the hearings and the Chief......

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An Bord Pleanala and Metro North

2nd March, 2009

Attended the first An Bord Pleanala session on Metro North today. A historic moment as this project is the largest of it’s kind in the......

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The O2 and the local community

19th February, 2009

A constant local issue is the need for better plans for parking and traffic management for Croke Park. You vainly hope that lessons will......

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Meeting with Minister Dempsey

18th February, 2009

The Oireachtas Transport Committee met with Minister Dempsey this morning to discuss the approaching strikes in Dublin Bus. Used this to follow up on issues raised......

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Public Meeting Tonight on Local Bus Services

17th February, 2009

Quick reminder that Fine Gael are organising a public meeting on local bus services in the Half Way House, Navan Road tonight at 8pm. Myself, Councillor......

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Metro North An Bord Pleanala Oral Hearing

9th February, 2009

An Bord Pleanala have just confirmed to the RPA that the Metro North Preliminary Hearing will take place on 2nd March in Croke Park. The Inspector......

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Just too much to take

5th February, 2009

I spent yesterday afternoon in the Oireachtas Transport Committee discussing the Dublin Bus cuts. The main thing that I established is that big reductions in bus......

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