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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McAuliffe calls on Govt to provide funding to schools to comply with Defibrillator legislation

Fianna Fáil Councillor Paul McAuliffe has called on the government to secure additional funding for schools to ensure that they comply with new legislation on defibrillators. The Public Health Availability of Defibrillator Bill 2018 imposes a fine of €10,000 and a possible 12 month prison term if organisations are found in breach of the legislation….

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Shock as ‘much promised’ Finglas LUAS Bus will now bypass Finglas village.

For many years Dublin Bus has been promising a link from Finglas to Cabra via Broombridge. The Bus has been campaigned for by local residents groups and by agencies who serve both the Finglas and Cabra communities. In response, In recent weeks the Government has been heralding a new service in the area with posters…

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Scourge of illegal dumping in Dublin is affecting services across the board

The scourge of illegal dumping in the Capital is draining major resources away from other important public services. We need a properly resourced crackdown on those responsible alongside a public information campaign on the impact and cost of fly tipping. The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment revealed to our Dublin Spokesperson John Lahart…

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