Councillor Dermot Lacey

December 2008

Post Archive

  • Sinn Féin & Lisbon – Letter to the Editor

    The Editor, The Irish Times (Published 22nd December 2008) Madam, – In recent days we have been constantly lectured by Sinn Féin that, in relation to the Lisbon Treaty, the people have spoken and the outcome of that one previous referendum must be respected. It is a pity that those same paragons of democracy could…

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  • Christmas Recycling & Bin Arrangements

    The arrangements for Christmas bin services have just been announced. Black & Brown Bins There will be no collection on Christmas Day.  Bins due to be collected on Christmas Day will instead be collected on Saturday 27th December. There will also be no collection on New Year’s Day.  Bins due to be collected on New…

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  • Blue Flag Status for Merrion & Sandymount Strands

    (Motion to Dublin City Council) DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL SOUTH EAST AREA COMMITTEE 8th December 2008 Item No. 2 Motion from Councillor Dermot Lacey This Committee requests a report on what steps it would be necessary to take for Sandymount and Merrion Strands to achieve full Blue Flag Status and to report on what steps are…

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  • Good News for Morehampton Lane

    After many years of lobbying I am delighted to report that we have now secured €99,000 towards the reconstruction of the carriageway along Morehampton Lane, Donnybrook. It is expected that the works will be carried out by April/May of next year but will definitely be undertaken during that year. As the largest Party on the…

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  • A Long, Eventful Week

    What a week it’s been!  Government meltdown, FÁS in even more trouble, Labour rising in the polls (slowly but steadily!) and perhaps above all Eamon Gilmore’s Leaders address to Party Conference – it was stunning in impact and solid in content.  A few digs at the Fianna Fáil Government and their seemingly pointless Green Party…

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  • Gormley Must Put an End to Poolbeg Incinerator

    Press Release Ruairi Quinn TD and the Labour Team in Dublin South East – Councillors Mary Freehill, Kevin Humphreys, Dermot Lacey, Oisin Quinn and local representative Maria Parodi, have expressed their disappointment with the decision of the Environmental Protection Agency to grant a licence for the Incinerator in the Poolbeg Peninsula. They called on the…

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  • Public Service Reform – Letter to the Editor

    Published Friday 28th November 2008 The Editor, The Irish Times. Dear Editor, In the course of his speech launching the so called Public Sector Reform Programme the Taoiseach said  “We believe that the local government system is ideally placed to take a lead role in driving integration at local level.  Local councils can also play…

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