Croke Park Recycling

From Thursday 3rd – Saturday 19th January 2013 there will be free re-cycling of Christmas trees, cardboard and small electrical items at at Croke Park, rear of Cusack Stand(via St Joseph’s Avenue), Dublin 3. Opening Times: Mon – Fri: 8.00am – 8.00pm, Sat – Sun: 10.00am-4.00pm

East Wall Community Forum

The next East Wall Local Community Policing Forum  will take place on Wednesday 12th December 2013 at 7pm in the Sean O’Casey Commuity Center, St Mary’s Road, East Wall, Dublin 3.  This is an opportunity for people living and working the area to meet with the Gardai, Dublin City Council and elected representatives to discuss and address issues…

Extend HGV ban ?

When the 5+axel HGV ban was being introduced in Dublin City in 2007 I succeeded in getting the Navan Road, Cabra, Phibsborough, Drumcondra and East Wall included in the cordon or exclusion zone.  Now Dublin City Council is considering extending the current operating hours of the HGV 5+ axle Cordon in Dublin City, and are…

Property Tax

Being in Government is rarely easy and governing in difficult financial circumstances is always going to be challenging. However what Roisin Shortall demonstrated last week is that being in Government is about making choices. At the end of the day, when this Government’s blame game with Fianna Fail, the ECB, the IMF, other European leaders etc.is…

Ramp Repairs

There is a problem in the City with speed ramps deteriorating.  I have raised this issue in past and requested that ramps on Blackhorse Avenue, the Old Cabra Road and other parts of our area be repaired.  At the September 2012 meeting of Dublin City Council I asked the Manager to please advise when the ramps on Lindsay,…

New Central Bank HQ in North Wall

The Central Bank of Ireland has submitted an application to Dublin City Council to develop the office building on the corner of North Wall Quay and New Wapping Street.  The application seeks amendments to the previously granted permission and if approved will provide a new office building with parking and other ancillary services in an…

New Central Bank HQ in North Wall

The Central Bank of Ireland has submitted an application to Dublin City Council to develop the office building on the corner of North Wall Quay and New Wapping Street.  The application seeks amendments to the previously granted permission and if approved will provide a new office building with parking and other ancillary services in an…

Five Lamps Art Festival

In its fifth year, the Five Lamps Art Festival will run from 19th to the 26th of April 2012.  There is a great programme organised, for more information click HERE. (I will try and get a photo of me at the five lamps this week, so hold off posting this)

Labour & The City Manager

Labour in chahoots with City Manager to privatise bin collections. Dublin City Manager has held secret meetings with Labour City Councillors regarding the privatisation of domestic bin collections in the city. Despite a request from Fianna Fail and Independent Councillors for a special meeting on this issue we were neither invited nor informed to meet the City Manager. How…

Bins – Special Meeting Request

In light of the serious issues that have arisen with DCC’s withdrawal from the collection of domestic waste in Dublin City, last night with the support of the FF councillors and a number of Independent Councillors I formally requested the Lord Mayor to immediately convene a meeting with the CEO of Greyhound and the City…