Councillor Dermot Lacey

February 2009

Post Archive

  • Dubliners & their City

    Speech delivered to Citizens and Governance Conference at Dublin Castle, 25th February 2009 I welcome this opportunity to debate with a lot of like minded citizens on the future of our City. I say like minded, not because we all share the same views on how the system works – or should work. Like minded…

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  • Developers Owe Dublin €25m

    Dermot was in today’s Irish Independent as part of a report showing that property developers now owe Dublin City Council almost €25m. “Some of it is owed for developments already done, and the rest is for developments that might not proceed,” Labour councillor Dermot Lacey said. “There is a problem about collection. There’s a fault…

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  • Dunne’s Plan for Ballsbridge (Letter to the Editor)

    The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times. (Published 12th February 2009) Dear Editor, I have been reluctant to respond to the naïve, cheap and silly letters regarding the rejection by An Bord Pleanala of the proposals for the Jury’s/Berkeley Court sites. The number of references to “well heeled residents” and “leafy suburbs” became boring after…

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  • Local Government (Article in Village Magazine)

    The following article appears in today’s Village magazine. “Should I stay or Should I go?” So sang The Clash in their classic hit of the 1980’s. According to “Village” it is a question being asked by many members of City and County Councils, particularly in the Dublin area. In the December issue, former Councillor, Mick…

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  • Ballsbridge Decision – Investigation to be sought at Dublin City Council Meeting (Press Release)

    Statement by Councillor Dermot Lacey Labour Party Councillor Pembroke Rathmines 1st Februrary 2008 In view of the clear rejection of the Mountbrook ( Sean Dunnes) proposal for Ballsbridge as being inconsistent with the Dublin City Development Plan it is imperative that a full investigation into the process that led to the original decision granting permission…

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