Govt’s shameless promotion of 11 houses in Ballymun while ignoring need for Affordable Housing Scheme – McAuliffe

Fianna Fáil General Election Candidate in Dublin North West, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has attacked the Government’s abysmal record of delivering affordable housing in Ireland. The Dublin City Councillor was commenting following this afternoon’s opening of 11 new affordable homes as part of a development in Dublin 11. He said, “There is enough State owned land…

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Govt finally offer support on FF Motion to protect Dublin Fire Brigade emergency services

Dublin City Councillor Paul McAuliffe  has said that Government’s decision to finally support a motion raised by his party and debated in Dáil Éireann this month was needed for a long time. I am optimistic that this cross party support will ensure the full retention of emergency services provided by Dublin Fire Brigade. Echoing the comments made by…

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Important notice to community organizations. Grant funding now open for applications please share

As Chairperson of the Dublin City Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), under the Community Enhancement Programme 2018, I am now inviting applications for funding from groups or organisations to carry out capital projects or works. Www.dublincity.ie/lcdc Applications for funding must clearly demonstrate how the funding will contribute to Goal 5 of the Dublin City Local…

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Metrolink Submission by Cllr Paul McAuliffe

During the  the public consultation process for the Metrolink project, I made a submission regarding the issues which were raised with me. You can download a copy of my submission by clicking on the following link. PMCA Metrolink submission   MetroLink Consultations, Transport Infrastructure Ireland, Parkgate Business Centre, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8, D08 DK10 Re:…

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French Sports Retailer seeks to buy Ballymun site .

The French sports retailer Decathlon has reached agreement with Dublin City Council to purchase land beside IKEA to open one of their new stores in Ireland . The site will be sold for €4.5 million once all planning and legal matters have been completed. The deal requires the agreement of Dublin City Councillors who will…

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Metro North Route Will Have Major Impact on Na Fianna CLG and Homefarm FC

Fianna Fail Dublin City Councillor for Glasnevin and Ballymun, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has welcomed the belated announcement this afternoon of the Metro North  route which is expected to progress in Dublin North. McAuliffe, who is the Party’s General Election candidate for Dublin North West, commented, “This much needed infrastructure has been repeatedly announced and cancelled…

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Varadkar’s attempts to ‘take credit’ for a planning decision flies in the face of his Government’s Planning Circular issued this week.

Dublin City Councillor Paul McAuliffe has accused An Taoiseach and his government of hypocrisy after they issued a circular this week seeking to ban councillors from discussing planning applications. ‘What he has done is simply incredible, with the eyes of the world watching Mr. Varadkar has made a craven attempt to pretend that planning is…

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