Councillor Dermot Lacey

January 2009

Post Archive

  • Dermot on D’Telly

    Dermot was on both TV3 and RTÉ News this evening.  Click either to see the video online.

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  • Construction Site Signs a Waste of Money

    Dermot was in today’s Evening Herald, talking about the ridiculous amount of money being spent erecting huge signs around developments.  An excerpt: MILLIONS of euro of taxpayers’ money is being wasted on signs erected on construction sites throughout Ireland, according to a Dublin city councillor. The official signs, which advertise projects being carried out under…

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  • Cutbacks in Public Transport (Letter to the Editor)

    The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times. Dear Editor, Green Party T.D., Ciaran Cuffe, (Irish Times Opinion 22nd January) wrote about the need for Dublin Bus reform at the same time as the Government he supports is rowing back on the need for a relevant and focused Dublin Transport Authority. Last year, the Minister for…

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  • Green Bins in St Broc’s, Pembroke Cottages and Home Villas, Donnybrook

    The following is the text of a letter being circulated to residents in St. Broc’s Cottages, Pembroke Cottages and Home Villasin Donnybrook following City Officials’ failure to ensure that green bins were collected over the Christmas period, as had been promised. I’ve been assured that all efforts will be made to ensure this won’t happen…

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  • Media Coverage of Local Government – Letter to the Editor (Sunday Independent)

    The Editor, The Sunday Independent. Dear Editor, Two articles last week – one by Eilis O’Hanlon, the other by Eoghan Harris made me reflect about the need for more thoughtful, intelligent and balanced politics in Ireland. As we begin a New Year, a year that will see Local and European Elections, another Referendum on Lisbon…

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  • Local Government Reporting – Letter to the Editor (SBP)

    The Editor, The Sunday Business Post. Dear Editor, The article High Time for high-rise (Stephen Price, Agenda 11th January) more than anything highlighted the need for The Sunday Business Post to employ a Local Government Correspondent. Now, I will leave it to others to defend “greedy builders” – I have no intention of doing so.…

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