Casual approach to Northside prosecutions by DPP very worrying – McAuliffe

Dublin North West Fianna Fáil candidate, Cllr. Paul McAuliffe has said that a recent decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions demonstrates just how out of touch he is with the Northside. Cllr. Paul McAuliffe was commenting after comments by Mr Justice Mitchell which criticised the DPP for bringing the case of a pipe bomb…

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Last date approaches for Ballymun Plan

I want to remind Ballymun residents of the last information session of this phase of the Ballymun Local Area Plan which takes place tomorrow  in the Civic Centre between  10am and 120noon. The City Council are inviting people and groups in the area to make submissions or observations with respect to the Ballymun Draft Local…

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Dublin will struggle to adjust to Brexit

McAuliffe, who chairs the City Council’s Enterprise and Economic Development Committee, said that in all too many respects, Dublin City is neither ready to weather the economic storm that could potential ensure nor gain from the opportunities that may arise. The report warns that pre-existing capacity and infrastructure deficits will act as a limiting factor…

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Why the Tesco Strike is so important for all Irish workers and their employers

Tonight I visited a number of Tesco stores in our area, I hadn’t shopped in my local Tesco since the strike started but as an Express store, It didn’t have a picket. I wanted to drop down to support those on strike because I believe their efforts are critical not just for themselves but for…

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DRUMCONDRA POST OFFICE UPDATE

DRUMCONDRA POST OFFICE UPDATE Having dealt with a number of similar cases in Santry, Finglas and Ballymun. I made contact with An Post today to clarify the situation regarding Drumcondra Post Office. The current postmaster is retiring and there are a number of people seeking to fill the post. I believe that at least two…

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Important Planning Application in Drumcondra

Planning Application Proposal Location 25/27, Drumcondra Road Upper, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 The development will consist of the demolition of the existing buildings on site and the construction of a part-2, part-3 storey mixed use building with a maximum height of c. 14.4 m and with a Gross Floor Area (GFA) measuring c. 5,542 sq.m, comprising…

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Patients at risk as staff numbers remain critically low in Beaumont

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate and Dublin North West councillor Paul McAuliffe is calling on the Minister for Health to urgently address the staff shortages in Beaumont Hospital. As of 19th January 2016, there were 116 nursing and 36 medical (NCHD and consultant) positions vacant in the hospital according to a response from the HSE….

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