Category Archives: Housing

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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CLONLIFFE ROAD PLANNING APPLICATION (2634/18)

  LOCATION OF PLANNING APPLICATION: 194, 196, 198, 200, 202 Clonliffe Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 3.     KEY POINTS OF PLANNING APPLICATION: • Development comprises demolition of fire damaged / derelict properties at 198 & 200 Clonliffe Road. • Repair … Continue reading

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Student Accommodation Planning Application lodged with Dublin City Council for North Circular Road site (2410/18)

LOCATION OF PLANNING APPLICATION: 296A, North Circular Road, Dublin 7 D07 C64K on the corner of North Circular Road and Avondale Road. MAIN ASPECTS OF PLANNING APPLICATION: – Seeking permission for the change of office use to residential. – Construction … Continue reading

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Severe Weather & Water supply – Update (March 5th)

The March meeting of Dublin City Council took place this evening. As Leader of the Fine Gael group, I took the opportunity to speak on the impact of the ‘BeastfromtheEast’ and ‘Storm Emma’ and how our public and emergency services … Continue reading

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