Councillor Dermot Lacey


Post Archive

  • Lunchtime Live: Should we have a stupidity tax?

    Listen to Dermot with Andrea Gilligan talking about a “stupidity tax” on Newstalk.

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  • Appearance on Newstalk’s High Noon

    I was a guest on George Hook’s High Noon on Newstalk today.  If you missed it live, you can listen now on the Newstalk player.

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  • Campaign – Issues – Media – Noel Dempsey

    The campaign is moving into another phase with most of the candidates now declared from the various Parties. Personally, I have been heartened by the response to both the Labour Party and myself and the target of three seats very much in reach.  On average, I am out two nights a week and Saturday mornings…

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  • A Long, Eventful Week

    What a week it’s been!  Government meltdown, FÁS in even more trouble, Labour rising in the polls (slowly but steadily!) and perhaps above all Eamon Gilmore’s Leaders address to Party Conference – it was stunning in impact and solid in content.  A few digs at the Fianna Fáil Government and their seemingly pointless Green Party…

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  • The Left Hook on Newstalk

    I’m delighted to have been asked to co-present The Right Hook this Friday on Newstalk.  I’m a big fan of the show, and have always gotten on very well with George Hook when a guest in the past. Newstalk have now decided to have an occasional guest host join George for shows, and it’s a…

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  • History of the Labour Party – Newstalk

    Last Sunday, Newstalk broadcast an extremely interesting programme on the history of the Labour Party as part of its Talking History series. Well worth listening to for anyone interested in Irish history or political history. You can download it directly as an MP3 (28MB) from the Newstalk website. Update: You can also listen to it…

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