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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Operation free-flow

Operation Freeflow
Operation Freeflow will come into effect from midnight on 28th November 2010 until 24th December 2010. The Gardai have advised that only Emergency works or works in housing estates may continue during this period to ensure the free-flow of traffic. Reinstatement works are permitted for the first week of Operation Freeflow.

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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Press Release: Ward welcomes facilities for civil marriage at County Hall

Press Release 5th November 2010 Ward welcomes facilities for civil marriage at County Hall Historic ‘Assembly Hall’ now open to all, for civil marriage ceremonies Councillor Barry Ward has welcomed the opening of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown’s historic Assembly Hall to everyone as a venue for civil marriages. “Dún Laoghaire Town Hall is a wonderful community asset…

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