Councillor Dermot Lacey

October 2020

Post Archive


  • Emergency motion: Strand Road

    Emergency Motion for the South East Area Committee 12th October 2020 “This Committee notes the serious and constructive work engaged in by the STC Community Group (Serpentine Avenue/Tritonville Road, Claremont and other Adjoining Roads) in preparing the Strand Road Trial Rapid Deployment Cycle Route – An Alternative Proposal and requests the Chief Executive to assess…

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  • Letter to the Editor: Home of The O’Rahilly & Council powers

    Dear Editor, Your correspondent Stephen Oliver Murray ( 9th October 2020) questioned the accuracy of my comments about the “theft of local councils powers” and the implication of same in relation to the non-protected status of 40 Herbert Park – the former home of The O’Rahilly. My simple points was that when I was first…

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  • Letter to the editor: The courage to govern

    The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times. Dear Editor, I welcome the article from Stephen Collins ( 9th October ) lauding the Government for their decision “to take back control from unelected public officials”. I look forward to future articles in The Irish Times supporting the transfer of powers from Chief Executives of Local Councils,…

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  • Letter to the editor: Local Government reform

    The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times. Dear Editor, Twice in recent weeks an Irish Times editorial has criticised the response of Dublin City Council to some key issues. On both issues I agree with the editorial view. However what I fail to ever see is an Irish Times Editorial or an Opinion piece, informed…

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