More than 8,400 social homes were added to the stock of social housing in 2018; 238 of them in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Last year, one in every four houses built in Ireland was a social house and overall construction had increased 800% since the year before Rebuilding Ireland began. Well done to Minister Eoghan Murphy! This…Details
I am really glad to see that Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, in response to my request, is now seeking expressions of interest for the Dún Laoghaire former ferry terminal building. You may be aware that the Harbour Innovation Campus was due to open on this site earlier this year, but the coordinators of that project…Details
have long believed that citizenship ceremonies in Ireland should take place at local level, so that new citizens can be embraced by their own communities and neighbours. I am delighted that my colleagues on Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council voted unanimously tonight to write to the Minister for Justice & Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, to ask him…Details
Well done to our new Fine Gael local election candidate in Dún Laoghaire, Lorraine Hall, for organising a great public meeting, entitled “Social media and online games – Advice for Parents”, which will take place on Monday, 4 March 2019 at 8.30pm in the Royal Marine Hotel, in Dún Laoghaire. We all know that social media…Details
Thanks to the residents of Foxrock for the welcome and positive feedback we receive on Saturday.
Lots of issues to address and looking forward to bringing practical solutions for a number of issues raised.
Looking forward to joining the panel on the Tonight Show on Virgin Media One television after 11pm, tonight.
I’ll be talking to Matt Cooper and Ciara Kelly about what appears to be a tentative resolution to the nurses’ strike, the National Children’s Hospital, and grotesque protests outside a Minister Simon Harris’ home.
Home Building Finance Ireland launched earlier this week with a fund of €750 million to finance construction of 7,500 new homes nationwide. This is one of a number of interventions Minister Eoghan Murphy is making to increase housing supply and affordability.
More information can be found here: https://www.hbfi.ie/register
Un vrai plaisir de parler, aujourd’hui, avec Annabelle Grelier en direct, à La Grande Table sur Radio France Culture, au sujet de la perspective irlandaise sur le Brexit. It was a pleasure to speak to Annabelle Grelier, live on French Radio (La Grande Table on Radio France Culture) this afternoon, on the Irish perspective on…Details
Over the next two Wednesday evenings (6 & 13 February), at 7pm in Marlay House, there will be two fascinating talks, by Tom Conlon, on the history of Dún Laoghaire town in the first half of the 19th Century, as part of DLR Heritage EventsWinter of Heritage programme. “Kingstown – the first decade (1821-1831) – from…Details