Councillor Dermot Lacey

August 2017

Post Archive


  • Not a national housing authority, please

    The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times.   Dear Editor, Reports that the Government is considering establishing a National Housing Authority are deeply worrying. Does nobody get it ? The “national” bit is the problem. When Local Councils had the power, resources and staff to deliver Social Housing – they did. The crisis in Social…

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  • College Green & lack of planning

    The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times, Dublin 2     Dear Editor, Ruraidh Conlon Kelly (letters 18th August) is of course right. A directly elected Mayor within a functioning Local Government system could deliver a better City Transport system and the College Green Plaza in a more efficient and timely fashion. Unfortunately a combination…

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