RATES VALUATIONS SHOCK WILL SEE €800K SLASHED FROM FINGAL BUDGET FOR 2016

Dublin West Sinn Féin representative Cllr Paul Donnelly has said that the rates valuations for major multibillion euro companies such as Vodafone, ESB, Bord Gais, Eircom will see them net a rates windfall of over €21m from the government whilst many small and medium enterprises continue to struggle to pay their rates. Cllr Donnelly said “Fingal County Council CEO Paul Reid has confirmed to … [Read more...]

PUBLIC STREET LIGHTING SYSTEM IN PARNELL ESTATE IS NOT WORKING DESPITE COUNCIL ASSURANCES

Cllr Paul Donnelly has called on a complete inspection of the public lighting wiring system in the Parnell Estate as it is still not clearly working despite assurances Cllr Donnelly said “For several years the residents have complained about the faulty public lighting system in Parnell. This is not a new issue but one that clearly has not been effectively addressed despite an answer to me at … [Read more...]

Cllr Paul Donnelly welcomes 44 new social housing units in Rossan Court, Dublin 15

Sinn Féin councillor Paul Donnelly has welcomed the acquisition by Fingal County Council of 44 new social housing units in the Rossan Court Development in Waterville, Dublin 15. Cllr Donnelly said: “The addition of 44 new social housing units to the area is welcome news. “The Rossan Court development consists of 31 three bed homes plus 13 four bed houses. “It must also be noted … [Read more...]

AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS IN PARNELL CAN EASE HOMELESS CRISIS

Dublin West representative Cllr Paul Donnelly has said that the former affordable housing units in the Parnell Estate can ease the homeless crisis. Cllr Donnelly said “I am convinced that the former affordable housing units in the Parnell estate can make an impact on the homeless and social housing crisis”. “I acknowledge that the vast majority of the units are locked into leasing … [Read more...]

PRIVATE MANAGEMENT COMPANY REFUSE TO RENT PROPERTY OWNED BY FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL TO HOMELESS FAMILY.

Cllr Paul Donnelly has described as outrageous the refusal to rent accommodation to a homeless family, currently accommodated in a hotel, by a private management company who manage 162 former affordable housing units in the Parnell Estate, Mulhuddart on behalf of Fingal County Council. Cllr Donnelly said “It is nothing short of a scandal that we have 162 properties, owned by the state, that are … [Read more...]

Tesco to ‘strip out a large number of fixed hour jobs out of their workforce’

Sinn Féin Dublin West representative Cllr Paul Donnelly has commented on information received that indicates a large number of Tesco employees on fixed term contracts are to be made redundant. Cllr Donnelly said  “Tesco are making a  large number of people redundant in stores throughout the state. I understand from my Colleague Peadar Tóibín TD that they are seeking to take out those on … [Read more...]

DONNELLY URGES TANAISTE TO TAKE ACTION

Sinn Féin general election candidate for Dublin West, Cllr Paul Donnelly has urged Tániste Joan Burton to take action against insurance companies who have announced they will not be insuring cars which are more than fifteen years old. Speaking about the announcement Cllr. Donnelly said: "The reality is that a huge number of people drive cars which are older than 15 years. In most cases it is … [Read more...]

ONGAR RESIDENTS FACE LENGTHY WAIT FOR VILLAGE REPAIRS

  Dublin West Sinn Féin representative Cllr Paul Donnelly has said that residents and businesses in Ongar village face a lengthy wait for repairs to be carried out to rapidly deteriorating paths and road ramps. Cllr Donnelly said “following representations from residents, I have been disappointed to hear that negotiations with the English insurers of the developers bonds have not … [Read more...]

STOP CLAMPING AT CONNOLLY HOSPTIAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

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Dublin West Sinn Féin representative Cllr Paul Donnelly has launched a Sinn Féin initiative aimed at eliminating clamping at Connolly Hospital.  We informed the hospital management and the clamping company that for a four hour period last Friday that no cars would be clamped”. At the launch of the campaign in Connolly hospital Cllr Donnelly said “I have had many representations over the … [Read more...]

CUTS TO LONE PARENTS ALLOWANCE WILL HURT FAMILIES

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Cllr Paul Donnelly has attacked the cuts to the Lone Parent Family allowance, which take effect next week, and has described them as unfair and will hurt families and children. He also noted that it would affect women and children significantly, and the disadvantaged most of all. He said; “Thursday 25th was the last day that lone parents with the youngest child aged 7 received the one parent … [Read more...]