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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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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10th December, 2009

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

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Metro North Submission

9th December, 2009

Fine Gael made a submission on the planning process for Metro North this Monday morning through an oral presentation by Councillor Ray McAdam. This......

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

9th December, 2009

  Actually just trains. Had a very transport orientated afternoon and evening yesterday. Councillor Ray McAdam and I attended the opening of the new......

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Party at the Cross Roads

7th December, 2009

Had a weekend of family sickness. Amidst sick children over my shoulder I managed to read the new Kevin Rafter book on Fine Gael. I......

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The updates will not be coming from Washington any more!

30th November, 2009

I regularly featured John Bruton’s updates on this site when he represented the European Union in the US. This job has now come to......

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Polls from abroad

29th November, 2009

More polling news from the UK where the Conservative lead in the opinion polls has been reduced again. Granted, they still have a 10......

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Defence Bill 2009 – why does China have a veto on where our troops go?

19th November, 2009

Debated the new Defence Bill with Minister O’Dea in the Seanad yesterday. This bill is designed to place our participation in the European Defence Agency......

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