PRESS RELEASE A court decision overturning approval for a supervised injection centre in Dublin will literally cost lives, local Green Party representatives have warned.
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Stations, bridges, and junctions – my submission to Dart+ South West
DART+ South West is a massive rail project which aims to hugely increase and electrify the capacity of the line coming from Celbridge/Hazelhatch into Dublin’s Heuston Station. Consultation closes at 5pm on 23rd June 2021 here. Below are some of my main thoughts in answer to their questions. (If interested, here’s another great submission from …
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Column: Why the left should support property taxes
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/
Inchicore and Bridgefoot Street bottlebanks – help needed!
UPDATE: The Inchicore/St. Michael’s bottlebanks will be restored in the coming days, as they have found a way to accommodate them on a long-term basis.
Greens’ 26 ideas for reopening Dublin city
The nine Green councillors on Dublin City Council have put together 26 ideas for the reopening of Dublin city centre.
Eight Islandbridge Ideas
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.
What to improve in the Phoenix Park mobility plan
The Phoenix Park is going to change. They’ve set out a mobility plan which looks at improving how people get to the park and how they move around it. Public consultation is open until 12th March, here.
Greens welcome 50+ extra staff to work on cycling and walking in the capital
Green Party councillors on Dublin City Council have welcomed plans to hire 55 new staff to advance cycling and walking projects in the city.
College Green Plaza: the Green Party view
Dublin City has presented two options for how traffic should be managed in a future creation of a College Green Plaza. Option 3 allows 24 hour deliveries through the plaza – option 4 restricts them to before 11am (as with Grafton Street). The ten Green Party councillors on Dublin City Council have made the below …
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Phoenix Park car reduction plans would be “transformational”
New plans to reduce the number of cars in the Phoenix Park could be transformational”, local Green Party Councillor Michael Pidgeon has said. The initial study, released by the OPW today (Monday), calls for a series of changes to road access and gate opening, as part of a wider package to improve walking, cycling and …
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