FG selection convention

At the general election selection convention in the Stillorgan Park Hotel this evening, Fine Gael Head Office directed the Dún Laoghaire constituency to select two candidates – one man and one woman. When the votes were counted, Sean Barrett came first, I was next and Mary Mitchell-O’Connor was third. In accordance with the directive, Sean…

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Register to vote

The 2010/2011 draft electoral register has been published and can be inspected in County Hall in Dún Laoghaire, the County Council offices in Dundrum, and at all public libraries. You can also check if you are registered to vote on-line, by going to eapps.dlrcoco.ie/ereg or through the link on this site’s homepage. It is not…

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General Election

22nd November 2010 In light of today’s announcement, it appears we will have a general election at the end of January next (probably the 20th or 27th) – that’s about 9 weeks away, if not before. Some time ago, I announced to Fine Gael Members in Dún Laoghaire, that I intend to seek a nomination…

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The Irish Times – 06/04/2009

Call to prioritise infrastructure to boost jobs   by Michael O’Regan   EMPLOYMENT   Barry Ward (Blackrock, Dublin) said that real and effective regulation could not be measured by the numbers of forms filled in or boxes ticked.   The businesses hurt most by that kind of regulation were small enterprises, he added.   “While…

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