Dublin

Search and Rescue Party Needed for Gormley’s Agent

Fine Gael Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí has today (Thursday) called on the Minister of Environment, Heritage and Local Government, John Gormley TD to send out a search-and-rescue party to locate a ministerial appointee who was charged with carrying out an independent report in relation to the Poolbeg waste-to-energy facility. On the 5th of March this […]

DCC Swimming Pools – Operating Costs

This is the second in a series of posts setting out the facts in relation to the City Council swimming pools that are under financial strain. The slides below provide a breakdown of the operating costs on a pool by pool basis for 2009: Swimming Pools ppt Once again the figures are pretty stark; there is […]

Free Events in July…

Free events are appreciated by everybody at the moment…There is something happening for everybody in Dublin in July… Events in July 2010

Ó Muirí Welcomes Open Doors at Marino Library

Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí Dublin City Council- Marino Ó Muirí Welcomes Open Doors at Marino Library Fine Gael Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí has today (Wednesday) welcomed the decision made by the public sector trade unions to reverse the current work-to-rule restrictions and re-open the doors of Marino public library. “After months of intensive lobbying on […]

DCC Swimming Pool – Usage Statistics

This is the first of what will be a series of posts where I will try and set out the facts behind the 3 City Council public swimming pools that are currently under financial strain. The usage figures below are pretty stark and speak for themselves. Total Visits    Per Pool 1998 2008 2009 01/01/09– 02/05/09 […]

Archbishop Ryan Park…OR Oscar Wilde Park…OR Merrion Square Park?

In December 2009 some Labour councillors tabled a motion to City Council to the effect that Dubliners would be invited to submit their ideas on an appropriate new name for Archbishop Ryan Park, Merrion Square as “a gesture to all of those who suffered as a result of clerical abuse”. In April 2010 DCC advertised […]