Hanlons Shooting

The shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning of four people on the North Circular Road has left the local community in shock and highlights the need to protect local garda resources. The shooting happened on one of the capitals main streets outside a busy public house and close to many private homes. The…

Joint Policing Committee

On September 23rd 2013 I chaired the quarterly meeting of the Dublin Central Joint Policing Committee in City Hall. At the meeting Gardai and Dublin City Council gave detailed reports on activity in Dublin Central during the previous quarter. Issues addressed at the meeting included anti-social behaviour on Fassaugh Avenue & St Laurence’s Place East,…

Drumcondra & Glasnevin Local Policing Forum

As chair of the Dublin Central Joint Policing Committee I work with the Gardai, Dublin City Council and the local community to fight crime in our area. Since the closure of Whitehall Garda Station the Gardai operate a weekly clinic in Corpus Christi. Gardai and Dublin City Council attend the Drumcondra Glasnevin local policing forum…

Free Mediation Service

Madiation Northside is a free service whose main objective is to assist the local community in resolving conflicts and finding a safer way to live and work together. It was founded by the Northside Community Law centre in 2004, and became also part of the Court’s initiative pilot project in 2010. From its begining Mediation Northside…

Free Mediation Service

Madiation Northside is a free service whose main objective is to assist the local community in resolving conflicts and finding a safer way to live and work together. It was founded by the Northside Community Law centre in 2004, and became also part of the Court’s initiative pilot project in 2010. From its begining Mediation Northside…

Licence Granted Phoenix Park Concerts

Dublin City Council has granted a licence for concerts to be held in the Phoenix Park on July 10th, 13th & 14th 2013. Following the mayhem of the Swedish House Mafia concerts last year residents in the local community strongly opposed any further concerts being held in the Phoenix Park however the Minister with responsibility…

Licence Granted Phoenix Park Concerts

Dublin City Council has granted a licence for concerts to be held in the Phoenix Park on July 10th, 13th & 14th 2013. Following the mayhem of the Swedish House Mafia concerts last year residents in the local community strongly opposed any further concerts being held in the Phoenix Park however the Minister with responsibility…

Griffith Park

Following complaints from local residents of anti-social behaviour late at night in Griffith Park I asked the Gardai and Dublin City Council to take action to eliminate such activity in the park.  The Gardai agreed to prioritise the park on foot and bike patrols.  Dublin City Council has agreed to my request to erect signs in Griffith Park…

Violet Hill Park

Violet Hill off the Finglas Road is a beautiful meadow like park with the Tolka river gently flowing through.  Unfortunately when the weather started to improve this spring some anti-social people decided to visit and abuse the park. A number of fires were lit in the park and damage was done to the meadow, bridge and railings.  I…

Green Street Court House

Green Street Court House, Smithfiled, D7 The appearance of Green Street Court House in Smithfield has been deteriorating in recent times so in May 2013 I asked Dublin City Council to advise me who is responsible for the court house on Green Street? What is the proposed use for the building? Will the manager arrange…