Nobody likes paying tax, but I think most people understand that it’s necessary to pay for public services. I’m in TheJournal.ie’s opinion section on why property tax makes sense – and why people on the left should support it. You can read the full piece here: https://www.thejournal.ie/readme/local-property-tax-changes-2021-5455578-Jun2021/
The nine Green councillors on Dublin City Council have put together 26 ideas for the reopening of Dublin city centre.
I’ve spent a lot of time in Islandbridge during the lockdown. It’s a great part of the city – with close access to the Phoenix Park, War Memorial Gardens, the Liffey, and town.
I’m in TheJournal.ie’s opinion section on the decision to lower local property taxes. 2020 should be a year for more public services and more solidarity – not just tax cuts. You can read the full piece here: https://www.thejournal.ie/readme/dublin-city-council-property-tax-5211928-Sep2020
There’s nothing engineers hate more than politicians getting their crayons out to come up with a scheme. But I’ve had an idea all the same and would welcome thoughts! (I’m on firstname.lastname@example.org – or the Twitter discussion is here.)
For a space over 350 years old, the last few months have seen a lot of changes in the Phoenix Park.
I’m voting for Eamon for Green leader. I was proud to nominate him too. I’m doing it mainly because I think he’s a rare politician in Ireland who combines a wider vision with minute policy depth and detail.
I started off against all this. So what changed my mind? Two things.