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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Revenue must do more to stop new Internet telephone scam

Cllr Paul McAuliffe has warned members of the public not to use phone numbers for the Revenue Commissioners that they find on the website TAXOFFICEIRELAND.COM People searching on google and other search engines for phone numbers for the Revenue Commissioners may find phone numbers on this website and be unaware that dialling these premium  rate numbers can…

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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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