Councillor Dermot Lacey

south east area committee

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  • South East Area Committee

    Regular readers might be interested in the motions I put down at today’s South East Area Committee of Dublin City Council.  The motions, and the City Manager’s responses, are below: Item 1 Motion from Councillor Dermot Lacey This Committee requests the Manager to arrange a clean up and tidy up of the old graveyard adjacent…

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  • Rathgar Public Meeting

    There was a well attended and well run Public meeting held last night ( 21st April) hosted by the Rathgar Residents Association. The formal was simple all those on the Panel had two minutes to introduce ourselves and there then followed a Question and Answer session. All three Labour Councillors attended as did most of…

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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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  • Need for Public Information Meetings

    Arising from the meeting last night in the RDS on the City Development Plan and as promised, I have tabled the following Emergency Motion for the next meeting of the South East Area Committee.  I believe it encapsulates the request and intention of those present.  It is also something that I would like to see…

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  • Ballsbridge Local Area Plan

    While supportive in principle of a Ballsbridge Area Plan being prepared, I have analysed the Draft Plan, listened to the considered views of residents and others, and come to the conclusion that it is not in the interests of the area that the Draft Plan as proposed be adopted. Accordingly I have submitted the following…

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