Savings under Croke Park Agreement

Minister for Environment, Housing and Local Government has announced that savings of just under €162 million have been made in local government under the Croke Park Agreement, up to March of this year, between pay and non-pay.   The majority of €130 million of the savings were made through restructuring and productivity and performance initiatives.…

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Fine Gael Jobs Initiative

Government making decisions and delivering We have obtained a secure and stable mandate and we have agreed a Programme for Government which aims to deliver in the following priority areas:  restoring our public finances,  supporting the protection and creation of jobs,  restoring confidence and getting the economy moving,  fixing the banking…

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Draft Bye-Law for the Prevention of Smoking in Certain Areas 2011 (amended proposal)

In response to several comments and constructive criticisms from various people, I have amended my draft bye-law to ban smoking in children’s playgrounds in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. The following are the amendments I intend to make at tonight’s Council meeting (9th May 2011): (a) in section 4, to insertion of the words “a playground or” after…

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Southside People – 6th October 2010

More job losses for Southside Wednesday, 06 October 2010 THE Southside suffered another devastating blow on the jobs front last week as the latest live register figures revealed how the area has been one of the worst affected in the country. The figures were released as nearly 200 employees at a fire and security company…

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