Dormant Accounts Fund: Call for Applications

The Dormant Accounts Amendment Act 2012 provides for a scheme for the disbursement of funds for the purposes of programmes or projects to assist: Department Measures Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government Measure 1: Social Enterprise Measure 2: Youth Employment Department of Social Protection Measure 3: Support for Home Carers Department of Health…

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Shopping Transport Service for Ballymun’s older residents and those with a Disability

Leader of the Fianna Fáil in Dublin City, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has welcomed a new plot scheme in Ballymun which will see older residents and those with a disability in Ballymun having access to a new transport scheme to take them to nearby shopping facilities. The move comes following the decision to close Ballymun Shopping…

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New scaled down shopping complex for Ballymun

Significantly smaller than previous Treasury Holdings proposal McAuliffe calls for inclusion of residential units Dublin City Councillors in Ballymun will this week consider an offer of €1.8 million for a site on Ballymun Main Street which it’s proposed will be developed into a new retail complex. The site is part of a brown field site…

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Partnership Staff and Communities wait for phoney tender process to deliver €742,000 cut in Funding tomorrow. – McAuliffe

Tomorrow staff in community groups and local ‘Partnerships’ in Dublin will be keeping an close eye on their email accounts as Dublin City Council’s Local Community Development Committee announce the results of a tendering process to fund social, community and enterprise support programmes. Leader of the Fianna Fáil Group in Dublin City, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has heavily criticised the governments handling of the…

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Councillors to tackle border issues with new joint Fingal / Dublin City forum.

Dunsink Lands hold major potential – McAuliffe A forum for local Councillors is to be established to discuss council boundary issues in Santry, Ballymun and Finglas Welcoming the initiative Fianna Fáil Councillor Paul McAuliffe said “For some time the border areas between Fingal and Dublin City Council have been the source of problems for residents…

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Ballymun Motor Tax Office to Close by Christmas

Dublin City Council deal second economic blow to Ballymun in seven days Dublin City Council has delivered a second economic blow to Ballymun in the space of only seven days with the news that the Motor Tax Office in Ballymun will close its doors by the end of the year. The news follows the closure of the Towers…

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Closure of Tesco in Ballymun must prompt swift response by City Council and NAMA

Ballymun, Fianna Fail Councillor, Paul McAuliffe has called on NAMA and the City Council to present an immediate short term plan to local Councillors following the news that Tesco, the only anchor tenant in the old Ballymun Shopping Centre will close their store. The news came as a complete shock to employees of the store who…

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