Councillor Dermot Lacey

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Post Archive

  • Poolbeg decision was wrong, but so is attack on the City Manager

    Article published in the Evening Herald, 27th August  2015 It is rare that I come to the rescue of Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan and, as a 15-year campaigner against the Poolbeg incinerator it might be surprising that I do. However, the populist attacks on him by some politicians for simply doing the…

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  • Large offshore windfarm in Dublin Bay – proposal

    It is proposed to put a large  offshore wind farm in Dublin Bay – see below for details  in relation to same. This could have major benefits and it could have serious adverse effects in respect of views of Dublin Bay.  The photomontages for the windfarm, together with the EIS, are on display until the…

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  • Blue Flag Status for Merrion & Sandymount Strands

    (Motion to Dublin City Council) DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL SOUTH EAST AREA COMMITTEE 8th December 2008 Item No. 2 Motion from Councillor Dermot Lacey This Committee requests a report on what steps it would be necessary to take for Sandymount and Merrion Strands to achieve full Blue Flag Status and to report on what steps are…

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  • Save our Chimneys – Evening Herald

    Dermot is quoted in today’s Evening Herald in a story about the online petition to save the Poolbeg (aka Pigeon House) ESB Generating Station’s iconic chimneys. Councillor Dermot Lacey is also hoping that Dublin City Council will be able to protect the 207m twin structures from destruction. Iconic “These are iconic symbols and have provided…

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  • Dublin Bay Task Force

    The new Dublin Bay Task Force has been launched.  I’m delighted to be a member of the task force, and to be the only member from the southside of the city and county. The Task Force is being established to debate the future of Dublin Bay from Howth Head to Dalkey Island.  In particular, we’ll…

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  • Address to Dublin Bay Futures Conference

    It is good to be here this morning and to participate in what I know is going to be a fruitful and positive occasion. I want to thank Ciaran Cuffe for inviting me and for the huge effort he has made in broadening the debate on the future of the Bay. Given that we are…

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