Category Archives: Housing

RAILWAY STREET HOUSING & PLANNING MATTERS (4265/18)

I write to make you aware of a planning application that has been submitted to Dublin City Council by CIRCLE HOUSING to build new homes on the currently vacant site on Railway Street. Given the need for more homes to … Continue reading

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O’DEVANEY GARDENS CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP

LIFFEY SUITE, ASHLING HOTEL Wednesday, 24th October from 6pm. Ensuring that the redevelopment of O’Devaney Gardens is advanced and that new homes and better community services and space provided has been a key priority of mine since you first elected … Continue reading

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NORTH-EAST INNER CITY MATTERS – Sept/Oct. 2018

NORTH-EAST INNER CITY GREENING STRATEGY One of Kieran Mulvey’s key recommendations from his 2017 ‘Creating a Better Future’ Report was to improve the physical environment of the North-East Inner City. The City Council in partnership with the North-East Inner City … Continue reading

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North Strand Matters – Sept. 2018

FUTURE PLANS FOR READYMIX SITE Following the wind up of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority, Dublin City Council acquired the former Readymix site along East Wall Road. The Chief Fire Officer has confirmed to myself and Minister Paschal Donohoe that … Continue reading

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O’DEVANEY GARDENS – PROGRESS REPORT

WHAT IS THE CURRENT PLANNING STATUS OF THE O’DEVANEY GARDENS REDEVELOPMENT? In 2010, Dublin City Council submitted a Planning Application seeking permission for the construction of 110 homes on the site formerly occupied by the recently demolished flats. Planning permission … Continue reading

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North Inner City Regeneration Projects – UPDATE

The collapse of the three major regeneration projects under the last Fianna Fáil Government in 2008 marked for me and many people the start of our economic difficulties. All three regeneration projects, O’Devaney Gardens, Dominick Street and Croke Villas were … Continue reading

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Why I’m Voting YES to Repeal the 8th Amendment

Although it may have been introduced with the best of intentions, evidence and experience has shown that the 8th Amendment simply isn’t working. It is far more complicated than an ideological debate on human rights and when they begin and … Continue reading

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