McAuliffe condemns brazen gun attack in Drumcondra

Shooting in broad daylight puts local community under threat Further evidence of escalating crime crisis in Dublin city The Fianna Fáil Leader on Dublin City Council, Cllr Paul McAuliffe, has expressed his shock and outrage at the latest viscous gun attack in Dublin. Speaking from the scene of the fatal shooting, the local councillor described…

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McAuliffe urges local groups to apply for City Council Community Grants before Nov 28th deadline

Dublin City Council Community & Social Development Grants Scheme is now open and the Council’s Community staff have distributed grant application forms which must be completed and returned by Friday 28th November 2014. Fiaan Fail Group Leader, Cllr McAuliffe said “in many cases these are small allocations of a couple of hundred euro but they…

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New tax break would provide essential relief for families struggling with childcare costs

FF moves Dáil debate on childcare costs and parental supports The Dáil will vote tomorrow on a motion calling on the Government to drive down the cost of childcare and introduce a new tax break for working families. The Fianna Fáil motion, which will be debated tonight and tomorrow, demands increased accessibility and affordability of…

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Complex Lung Transplantation back at the Mater Hospital – Good news for CF patients.

Cllr Paul McAuliffe has welcomed the news this week that all adult lung transplantation was repatriated back to Ireland from Newcastle in the UK The contract to perform some lung transplants in Newcastle for Irish patients ceased last Sunday January 26th, 2014. While the vast majority of lung transplants have been performed by specialists at…

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A Happy New Year for 2014

I would like to wish all those who I worked with in 2013 a very Happy New Year and the best of luck in 2014. 2014 will be the year I put myself forward for re-election to the City Council. It will be the year which voters will have the opportunity to decide if I…

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New Fencing for west end of Poppintree Park

At the last Area Council Meeting, I was informed that Ballymun Regenertion Ltd. had concluded their negotiations with the receiver of the Lyndonbarry site (Parkview Estate) and that work on the new boundary fence at the west end of the Park would commence in the coming weeks. This fence formed part of the contract with…

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Dublin Bus replace Routes 19 and 19a with Routes 83 and 9 from August 28th

Earlier in the year Dublin Bus proposed new bus routes for the Finglas East and Glasnevin areas. After circulating these routes to local residents, I received a very large and in many cases angry  response. I want to thank all those people who returned  the submission form to myself or Dublin Bus. There is no…

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