Councillor Dermot Lacey

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  • Letter to the Editor: Robert Ballagh

    The Editor,Letters Page,The Irish Times. Dear Editor, That was a strange insular letter from Robert Ballagh  (10th January 2019)  with his “No Irish need apply” comment thrown in. I presume he would not apply his observations to the London born duo of Hilton Edwards or Micheal Mc Liammoir or indeed to the American born Eamon…

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  • Letter to the Editor: Metrolink and Transport policy

    The Editor, Letters Page The Irish Times. Dear Editor, Recently I attended a meeting of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport where a local campaigning group made a superb case against the current proposals for Metrolink and for real investment in Transport, in particular for the western suburbs of our City. The proposers of the…

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  • Letter to the Editor: Pobal

    Published 8th April 2015  The Editor, Letters Page, The Irish Times Dear Editor, Your report regarding the possible closure of the two Sports Centres in “disadvantaged areas” refers to the decision of Pobal recommending against ongoing funding. The right of this largely unaccountable body to make such a decision seems not to be questioned at all. That…

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  • Councillors say house tax will not offset funding cut – The Irish Times

    Dermot got some more coverage in today’s Irish Times on the subject of Minister Gormley‘s new second house property tax. councillors said the money would not offset the 5 per cent reduction in local government funding from the exchequer, and that local authorities were being used as tax collectors for the Government. “This is a…

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  • “Dermo delivers for D4 and D6” – The Irish Times

    Dermot received some glowing praise in today’s Irish Times. Thu, Aug 28, 2008 Given that much building work is now concentrated on home extensions, its hardly surprising that one-time architect Ruairí Quinn TD has joined with Labour councillor Dermot Lacey to deliver – to every home in their constituencies – what is grandly called Dermot…

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  • Dermot in the Media

    Dermot is quoted in today’s The Irish Times, responding to the ridiculous decision by Minister Gormley – against his own local government policy – to remove zoning powers from City and County Councillors. NEW PLANNING legislation which will limit the power of county and city councillors to rezone land is to be introduced by Minister…

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