Councillor Dermot Lacey

August 2016

Post Archive


  • Letter to the Editor: Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government

    The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times.     Dear Editor,   Your editorial (22nd August) suggests that the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government would be better off concentrating on density rather than height issues. I disagree. The best thing that Department could do would be to stop interfering. It has done far…

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  • Letter to the Editor: Data Protection & Housing

    The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times.   Dear Editor,   Bon Frewen  (letters 17th August) rightly questions the role of the Data Protection Commissioner. The same Commissioner has recently blocked Councillors from exercising our supervisory role (not an allocation role) in relation to Housing in Dublin City Council. This does not serve citizens well.…

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  • Housing article – Sunday Business Post

    This is the full original text of an article submitted to the Sunday Business Post, an abridged version of which was published in last Sunday’s edition. For those of us on the broad Left, Housing has always been a key issue. It is the issue, more than any other that keeps me in public life.…

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