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Planning Update – January 2016

Planning permission is being sought for 101 new homes in mainly 3 and 4 storeys, and a nursing home in a new development at the former Carmelite Convent at the corner of Griffith Avenue and the western side of Grace Park Road. (4105/15) An Bord Pleanála is currently considering an appeal in relation to a proposal to build 166 new homes on the eastern Read More

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Sport funding welcome but local Dublin clubs are losing out

Press Statement on Sports Funding grants Local Social Democrats TD, Róisín Shortall has welcomed the announcement of funding for several sports and parks projects in Dublin North West but questioned the allocation system used. Some of the allocations include: Finglas Leisure Centre €71,000 Charleville Lawn Tennis club €67,000 Courtlands Park €46,000 Griffith Park €31,000 Ierne Sports & Social Club €19,000 Johnstown Park €132,000 Poppintree Read More

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Reducing the Cost of Living

The cost of living remains very high in Ireland. Years of austerity have left families with several new household bills as a range of new charges have been introduced. We continue to have some of the highest costs for childcare, housing and healthcare among developed countries, while even services Read More