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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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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Southside People – 2nd December 2010

Residents slam council over new parking zones SOUTHSIDE residents have slammed their local authority for failing to consult with them on new changes to residential parking permits. Residents in Dun Laoghaire had been able to buy an annual parking permit for e40, which allowed them to park anywhere in Dún Laoghaire. However, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown…

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