The Irish Times – 06/04/2009

Call to prioritise infrastructure to boost jobs   by Michael O’Regan   EMPLOYMENT   Barry Ward (Blackrock, Dublin) said that real and effective regulation could not be measured by the numbers of forms filled in or boxes ticked.   The businesses hurt most by that kind of regulation were small enterprises, he added.   “While…

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The Irish Times – 16/07/2009

Letters to the Editor The Irish Times, 16th July 2009   Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill   Madam, – I read with dismay the ill-informed views of Michael J McCann (July 9th) on new criminal justice legislation and the motives of criminal lawyers in writing to this paper.   As long as we in Ireland couch…

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The Irish Times – 13/04/2010

Council votes to rezone land at Carrickmines for retail   by Fiona Gartland   Councillors in south Dublin have voted to begin a variation to rezone land for retail development in Carrickmines despite a ministerial order directing them not to increase retail in the area.   Minister for the Environment John Gormley directed councillors on…

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The Irish Times – 08/04/2010

Councillors plan to overturn south Dublin zoning decision   by Fiona Gartland   Councillors in Dún Laoghaire, south Dublin, are to attempt to overturn a zoning decision taken by them last month at the direction of the Minister for the Environment in the latest battle over retail development in the area.   The Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown…

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Sunday Business Post – 18/04/2010

Councillors under pressure to rezone land for retail schemes   18 April 2010 by Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent   County councillors in south Dublin are coming under ‘‘enormous pressure’’ from developers in relation to rezoning land for retail developments, a local councillor has claimed.   Aidan Culhane, leader of the Labour Party group on Dun…

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DLRCoCo & Leinster Rugby to bring rugby to the community

DLRCoCo and Leinster Rugby have formed an exciting new partnership to teach rugby skills to girls and boys throughout the County.   12,000 young people aged between 5 and 19 will directly or indirectly benefit from the programme, which targets local clubs and communities throughout Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.   This new initiative expands upon an already…

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