Councillor Dermot Lacey


Post Archive

  • Prime Time: Scouting Ireland investigation

    Dermot appeared on Prime Time this week discussing the current investigations at Scouting Ireland.  See the clip on RTE Player here.

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  • Prime Time: Storm Emma

    I was on RTÉ Prime Time on March 1st discussing Storm Emma.  You can see the show here: (from about 10mins in and regularly throughout the programme).  

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  • Prime Time: Effective Planning Systems

    I appeared on Prime Time on RTÉ1 last week to discuss proposals for new planning processes.  You can see the discussion with Minister Simon Coveney here.

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  • The Late Debate – RTÉ Radio 1

    I was on The Late Debate on RTÉ Radio 1 last Wednesday discussing the proposed post of Mayor of Dublin.  You can listen to the show from the RTÉ website here (mp3).

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  • An Overdue Update

    It’s been far too long since I posted here and when I look back through my diary I see what an amazingly active period it has been. At Labour Party level we have see the successful conclusion of the Lisbon Referendum campaign, the first meeting of the new Central Council and the continued leadership of…

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  • Press Release: Rezoning of RTÉ Lands not a Foregone Conclusion

    “Reports that the RTE lands at Donnybrook are to be rezoned should not be taken as conclusive” according to former Lord Mayor of Dublin and local City Councillor Dermot Lacey. “While the text of RTE’s submission to the Draft City Development Plan has been released following a formal request submitted by me that is all…

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  • Dermot on D’Telly

    Dermot was on both TV3 and RTÉ News this evening.  Click either to see the video online.

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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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  • Time for a Radical Rethink on State Boards

    I was on The Week in Politics last night, in a brief segment on FÁS (in my capacity as a former board member).  I am concerned that any review of FAS, which in general I welcome, must not be used as an excuse to close down Community Employment (CE) schemes across the country that are…

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