Politics

The Lacey Report

The Lacey Report

To begin where I left off in December, it was lovely to attend The Wren Day at Sandymount Green on St Stephen’s Day morning. This wonderful celebration of Community has long been a celebration of community and friendship and also raises money for charity. Well done to all the organisers, the collectors and of course the musicians.

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Introducing Rory Hogan: Fianna Fáil’s young, dynamic candidate for Pembroke Ward in the upcoming Local Elections

Introducing Rory Hogan: Fianna Fáil’s young, dynamic candidate for Pembroke Ward in the upcoming Local Elections

New election candidate calls for a Young Lord Mayor Programme in Dublin City Council Pembroke’s local Fianna Fáil organisation has recently selected Rory Hogan, a 25-year-old rising star, as their newest candidate

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The Lacey Report

The Lacey Report

In October I was honoured to be asked to formally install a new Defibrillator on the outside wall of the Donnybrook Fire Station. This has the potential to save many lives and is one of many installed at Fire Stations across the City and County. The occasion also gave me the opportunity to say “Thank you” to the men and women

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The Lacey Report

The Lacey Report

Recently NewsFour caught up with Cllr Dermot Lacey and talked to him about his vision for a better Dublin.

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Enacting Equality Laws for Local Communities

Enacting Equality Laws for Local Communities

My Bill sought to add a further ground to these nine, namely the disadvantaged socioeconomic ground. Under the Bill people could not be discriminated against because of their disadvantaged socioeconomic status,

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Meet Dublin Bay South, and Ireland’s Newest TD – Ivana Bacik

Eoin Meegan Intro: Ireland’s latest Dáil Deputy, Ivana Bacik has long been committed to social justice and change. Since 1996 she has held the Reid Chair of Criminal Law at Trinity College, Dublin, a position previously held by both Mary […]

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Political visionary or ‘divorced from reality’ – Eoghan Murphy exits the Irish political scene

Dermot Carmody April 27th this year saw the surprise resignation from Dail Eireann of Fine Gael TD for Dublin Bay South and former Minister For Housing, Eoghan Murphy. Not least as a result of holding the latter post, Murphy evoked […]

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Images OF Tents On The Dodder Pose Questions About Homelessness

Dermot Carmody A year of staying at home has been a huge challenge for everybody, but for one section of our community the constraints and vicissitudes of Covid19 have added a new layer of difficulty to an already fraught set […]

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John Hume: Peacemaker

Beibhinn Byrne There has been an outpouring of tributes for the late John Hume, the former SDLP founder and leader, architect of the Peace Process and co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize alongside David Trimble in 1998. He died over […]

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NEWSfour’s guide to General Election Local candidates

Sarah Durcan – Social Democrats Sarah is the Associate Director of Science Gallery International, bringing science, art, technology and design together to deliver a world-class educational and cultural experience for young people. Her background is in theatre, having served on […]

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