Councillor Dermot Lacey

April 2004

Post Archive


  • Nothing New about Cullen’s contempt for Democracy

    “Nothing New about Cullen’s contempt for Democracy.” Statement by Councillor Dermot Lacey Labour City Councillor for Pembroke The debate on electronic voting should remind us of the fact that the Minister for (sic) the Environment and Local Government, Martin Cullen is the Minister who denied Dubliners the right to elect their own Lord Mayor. According…

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  • Lord Mayor Should Apologise or Resign

    “This time Lord Mayor should apologise, without reservation, or Resign.” Statement by Councillor Dermot Lacey Labour Pembroke 18th April 2004 Reports in “Ireland on Sunday” today, 18th April, that the Lord Mayor of Dublin has restated contempt for his fellow City Councillors are a disgrace, according to former Lord Mayor of Dublin Councillor Dermot Lacey.…

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  • “Use Dormant Accounts to Create Dodder Park”, Lacey

    “Lacey calls for Dormant Accounts Fund to be used for creation of Dodder Linear Park.” Former Lord Mayor of Dublin and Pembroke Councillor Dermot Lacey has called for a joint approach from the City Council and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council to seek finance from the Dormant Accounts Fund to develop a new public park…

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  • Disco Cancellation Underlines Need for Garda Accountability

    “Disco Cancellation underlines need for Gardai Accountability” Statement by Councillor Dermot Lacey Labour Councillor Pembroke Ward Dublin City Council Wednesday 14th April 2004 “The last minute decision by the Gardai to deny approval for an Under 18’s Disco in the Red Box venue last night once again underlines the need for the Gardai to be…

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  • “Fine Gael have some neck regarding Development Plan”

    “Fine Gael have some neck regarding Development Plan” Statement by Councillor Dermot Lacey Labour Pembroke Ward “Recent comments by Fine Gael candidates in the Pembroke and Rathmines areas in relation to the Draft City Development Plan have indicated either an ignorance of the facts or a level of hypocrisy that Fianna Fail would be proud…

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  • Time for the PDs to put up or shut up on Poolbeg Peninsula

    “Time for the P.D’s to put up or shut up on Poolbeg Peninsula” “Time for Fianna Fail candidates to stop the pretence” Statement by Councillor Dermot Lacey Labour Councillor Pembroke “The news that the Government intends to proceed with the National Infrastructure Board and that it will have the power to authorise the building of…

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  • Decision to abandon Traffic Corps another blow to Dublin

    “Decision to abandon Traffic Corps another blow to Dublin” Statement by Councillor Dermot Lacey Labour City Councillor Pembroke Area “The decision by the Government to abandon plans for a dedicated Traffic Corps is a major blow to tackling the problems of Traffic/Transport and Parking in the Dublin area and represents a further example of this…

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