Urgent Need for Summer Provision guidelines to be published – Paul Donnelly TD

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  Dublin West Sinn Féin TD Paul Donnelly has expressed concern about the roll-out of the Summer Provision Scheme. Speaking today, Deputy Donnelly said that it was essential that as many children as possible could avail of this scheme, and that urgent clarity was needed from the Department to ensure that schools, teachers and SNAs could provide it. Teachta Donnelly said: “Children … [Read more...]

DUBLIN WEST SINN FEIN TD, PAUL DONNELLY HAS CALLED FOR THE IMMEDIATE CLOSURE OF ALL FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL CAR PARKS

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Paul Donnelly TD has written to Fingal County Council CEO Ann Marie Farrelly to call for the closure of all car parks in certain high amenity areas, the sheer volume of people travelling by car to many of Fingal's scenic areas, parks, piers and other amenities is now warranted. I believe that it is essential that Fingal County Council now acts immediately to close all car parks under the … [Read more...]

SINN FÉIN TO NOMINATE AARON O’ROURKE AS REPLACEMENT FOR DONNELLY ON FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

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Sinn Féin will propose that 21-year-old Aaron O’Rourke be co-opted on to Fingal County Council at a specially convened meeting of the council next Tuesday evening. The vacancy on the council arises out of Paul Donnelly’s recent election to the Dáil to serve as a TD for Dublin West. O’Rourke was unanimously ratified by members of the party at a selection convention held on Friday … [Read more...]

SINN FÉIN CONFIDENT OF INCREASING REPRESENTATION ON FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL POST MAY 24th LOCAL ELECTIONS

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Sinn Féin members in Dublin West met this evening to formally select and ratify it’s slate of candidates to contest the May 24th local government elections. The party is putting forward two new candidates in the Blanchardstown-Mulhuddart ward, whilst Councillor Paul Donnelly will contest the Ongar ward with Councillor Natalie Treacy contesting the Castleknock ward. The party also announces … [Read more...]

SHOCK AS HSE FIGURES REVEAL MASSIVE YEAR ON YEAR CUT TO HOME HELP BY 52,000 HOURS

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Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Donnelly has criticised the Government for cutting 52,000 home help hours for the people of Dublin West in 2017 at a time when they’re needed more than ever. The revelation came from the HSE by way of a Parliamentary Question (PQ) tabled by Councillor Donnelly's party colleague Louise O'Reilly TD (response attached). Commenting on the matter, Councillor Donnelly … [Read more...]

BALLYMUN INFERNO SHOWS HOW UNDER-RESOURCED FIRE BRIGADE ARE AND HOW EXPOSED BLANCHARDSTOWN RESIDENTS ARE – DONNELLY

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Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Donnelly is calling on the government to immediately provide funding for adequate and sufficient fire safety equipment in light of the recent inferno in The Metro Hotel in Ballymun. Cllr. Donnelly also claims that the lives of Blanchardstown residents are at risk if this funding is not provided. Commenting on the matter, Councillor Donnelly said "Firstly, I'd like … [Read more...]

DONNELLY WELCOMES FIRST EVER COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER OF HOUSE IN CORDUFF BY FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

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Councillor Paul Donnelly has welcomed the first ever Compulsory Purchase Order of a house by Fingal County Council in Corduff recently. Commenting on the purchase at the monthly council meeting earlier this week, Councillor Donnelly said "I am delighted that the very first CPO of a house is being carried out by Fingal County Council. I have long argued that this is the only way to deal with … [Read more...]

DONNELLY COMMENDS FRONTLINE SERVICES AND COMMUNITIES IN DUBLIN WEST

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Sinn Féín Councillor Paul Donnelly has commended the work of all frontline services throughout Dublin West over the past week during the atrocious weather and heavy snow storms. Commenting, Councillor Donnelly said “I have been in constant contact with frontline services since the beginning of the snow storms and I absolutely commend them for all their hard work, determination and … [Read more...]

MAJOR HOMELESSNESS AND HOUSING MARCH FOR DUBLIN ON APRIL 7th

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Dublin West Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Donnelly has announced that the party will be organising a series of events throughout the constituency on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th March to help promote the National Homeless and Housing Coalition march on April 7th in Dublin. Councillor Donnelly said “There is no doubt that we have a housing emergency, there is no doubt that this government and … [Read more...]

VOTERS HAVE CLEAR CHOICE AT NEXT GENERAL ELECTION – DONNELLY

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Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Donnelly believes that voters will have a simple choice to make between left and right at the next general election. Cllr. Donnelly made his remarks as Fianna Fáil prepared to announce their candidate for the Dublin West constituency this evening. Commenting, Councillor Donnelly said: “It makes absolutely no difference who Fianna Fáil chooses to be their agent … [Read more...]