Councillor Dermot Lacey

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Post Archive


  • Report to Labour Party Constituency Council, January 2013

    City Budget 2013 I am delighted to report that we secured agreement on a balanced and progressive Budget for the City at our Estimates meeting just before Christmas for 2013. In addition to continuing the pattern of reducing the commercial rate we managed to provide for a number of initiatives across the City – in…

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  • Household Bulky Waste / Junk Collection

    A household bulky waste / junk collection service will this week in many areas of Dublin South East.  The following streets will be covered: MONDAY 12/11/2012 PARK AVE ST JOHNS RD WILLOW FIELD KIRK WOOD PARK LANE PARK COURT TUESDAY 13/11/2012 MERRION RD TO AILSBURY ROAD DODDER VIEW COTTAGE/BALLSBRIDGE AVE  /HERBERT COTTAGE SERPENTINE TEC SERPENTINE…

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  • Annual Report to Labour Party Constituency Council

    What a year! A new Government, an additional Labour TD in Dublin South East, a new Labour Councillor in South East Inner City, a new Government and a Labour nominated President. However, it was also a year in which the housing crisis continued to grow, our transport system remained inadequate and disjointed, bin collection services…

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  • Sandymount Village Design Statement

    Dublin City Council has launched the Sandymount Village Design Statement.  This is a great opportunity for the local community to get involved in creating a vision for the future of the village.  I highly recommend reading a copy of the report, which can be downloaded from the Dublin City Council website here (pdf). If you…

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  • Closure of Ailesbury Gadens to Traffic

    Following a request received from Iarnród Éireann, Dublin City Council is considering authorising the temporary closure of Ailesbury Gardens,Dublin 4 (from Sydney Parade Avenue to St Albans Park) for four consecutive Saturday nights/Sunday mornings on 17th /18th & 24th/25th September and 1st/2nd & 8th/9th October 2011 respectively from 22.00hrs each Saturday to 09.00 hrs each…

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  • Cllr Dermot Lacey – Update to June 20th 2011

    City Council: The principal concern for the Council remains that of Finance, though listening, watching and participating in Council meetings it would be hard to believe this to be the case. While the case for Local Government reform has been highlighted from time to time –dealing with the thornier issue of Finance is central to…

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  • Transition Sandymount

    An interesting new community activity being launched in Sandymount by Transition Sandymount, a community group promoting sustainability, food production and energy saving awareness. They are hosting a public screening of the documentaryies “Vanishing of the Bees” on 22nd March and “A Crude Awakening” on 29th March in Scoil Mhuire in Sandymount (Dublin 4).  Click the…

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  • St Alban’s Park and Dublin Planning Guidelines

    Before yesterday’s Rathgar public meeting mentioned earlier, I attended a joint meeting of the Dublin Regional Authority and the Mid East Regional Authority where we finalized the first Draft of the Regional Planning Guidleines that will now go out for Public Consultation. Yesterday afternoon I was in St. Alban’s Park where hopefully we are inching…

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  • Planning, PDs and Scouts

    While clearly the Budget was the Political event of the week local politics and activities continue. Monday saw the monthly meeting of the South East Area Committee. On the Planning side I had requested that the planning application for Dunluce on Anglesea Road be included on the agenda. This is a substantial development with 28…

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  • Eamon Gilmore – Local Issues – A New Neighbour

    It’s been a busy few days starting with the Labour Party NEC on Saturday. There, the main business was discussion on Motions for the National Conference, recommendations regarding the 21st Century Labour Commission and the state of the economy and our response as a Party. What was palpable was the huge respect for Eamon Gilmore…

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