I was delighted to have nominated the Laura Lynn Foundation for a Local Authority Members’ Association Award on Saturday night, and really pleased for them when they won not only their category (2013 Healthcare Building of the Year), but the overall award.
I am delighted that my motion on marriage equality:
“That the Council supports equal access to marriage for all people, irrespective of sexuality”.
Was passed by a clear majority (17-4) of councillors.
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…Details
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Bye-Law for the Prevention of Smoking in Certain Areas 2011 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Part 19 of the Local Government Act 2001, hereby makes the following bye-law relating to the prevention of smoking in certain areas within its administrative area. Part 1…Details
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…Details