DAIL QUESTION NO. 13 and 27 To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht his plans to commemorate the exploits of Ernest Shackleton during 2014 as it is the 100th anniversary of the launch of the Endurance Expedition in 1914; and if he will make […] Continue reading
DAIL QUESTION To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if he will provide an update on the review to the draft canal bye laws taking into account that the public submission process was recently closed; the number of submissions that were received; when he […] Continue reading
Tuesday, 4 March 2014 I compliment Deputy Michael McGrath on bringing forward this legislation. In the context of the debate in the last couple of weeks on the loan books of the former IBRC, a good strong debate on this is welcome. As the Minister said earlier, […] Continue reading
4th March 2013 Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor, has welcomed the news that the former Garda Station in Kill is going to continue to serve the local community with the establishment of the South Western Family Support Network. “The purpose of this Family Support […] Continue reading
Thursday, 27th February 2014 Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Anthony Lawlor, has strongly welcomed the publication today (Thursday) of the Action Plan for Jobs 2014 by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, and the Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD. “I am delighted to […] Continue reading
Question No. 162 To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if his Department has explored alternative ways in which local authorities can acquire land, as a consequence of the McHugh v Kildare County Council, 2005 IEHC 356 (2005) Supreme Court Decision, and the […] Continue reading
Question No. 161 To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if there is a proposal to bring forward legislation to deal with the McHugh v Kildare County Council, 2005 IEHC 356 (2005) Supreme Court Decision; what he believes have been the implications to […] Continue reading
20th February 2014 RE: Wind Energy Guidelines (WEDG13) Submission To whom it may concern Whilst I appreciate that green energy is the way forward in terms of renewable energy in Ireland, the primary issue I have with the proposed revisions to the Wind Energy Development Guidelines 2006 […] Continue reading
An interesting series of events last week in the ‘newspapaers’, specifically the Irish Independent. Earlier in the week we sent a press release to the Indo’ for immediate print. In the article we explained how the time issues around Ben Gilroy’s current contempt case was forcing him to hand over the DDI leadership to Jan van […]
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At the recent Direct Democracy Ireland AGM Ben Gilroy made the surprise announcement that he wished to step down as party leader. In his speech he cited a number of personal reasons, in particular his own court case, which together meant he could not dedicate the time required to fulfill the role to a satisfactory […]
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