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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Death of Lynda Collins

I was very sorry to hear of the truly tragic death of Lynda Collins, from Booterstown, who was killed in a freak accident on Waterloo Road in Ballsbridge yesterday evening, when high winds caused a tree to fall on her. My thoughts are with her husband Richard and their three children, who would have been…

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Southside People – 30th December 2010

Controversy surrounds FG selection convention CONTROVERSY has surrounded yet another Fine Gael selection convention in the Dun Laoghaire constituency, with supporters of one county councillor claiming they were “disenfranchised” on the basis of the candidate’s gender. Local Fine Gael branch members in Monkstown claimed their support for Cllr Barry Ward at the general election selection…

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