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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Safety of our roads and paths

5th January, 2010

I have been contacted by residents regarding ice and snow on local roads. I am following up on specific issues with local council staff.......

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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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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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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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Standing up for iPhone users and cyclists. All at the same time!

24th September, 2009

Dublin City Council must intervene in iPhone/bike rental dispute   Paschal Donohoe, iPhone user and Seanad Transport Spokesman, has called on Dublin City Council......

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Lisbon Public Meeting

22nd September, 2009

We had our public meeting on the Lisbon Treaty last night. It was held in the Half Way House on the Navan Road. Around......

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John O’Donoghue is a waster, I can’t understand why he has not resigned.

26th August, 2009

I am not a TD but most people do not distinguish between TDs and Senators. We are all members of the Oireachtas. Our Oreachtas......

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Tax Breaks, Tax Broke?

20th August, 2009

Excellent piece of work by the Labour Party in the Irish Times today. It notes that 400 of the highest earners in Ireland received......

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Best Intentions for a New Parliamentary Year.

19th August, 2009

Some of my colleagues have started new blogs over the summer recess. Particularly like www.richardbruton.ie (nice piece on Richard’s musical tastes) and Lucinda Creighton......

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