Noise pollution concerns over Dublin Airport 2nd runway

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Dublin West Sinn Féin Cllr Paul Donnelly has expressed huge concerns in relation to the proposal by the DAA to go ahead with the second runway in Dublin Airport. Cllr Donnelly said "I have been contacted by residents in Tyrrelstown and Hollystown to express their concerns in relation to the proposal by the DAA to remove the limits on night time use by airplanes". "Tyrrelstown and Hollystown … [Read more...]

Sinn Féin will take no part in today’s charade – Gerry Adams

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  Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams this morning said that he will allow his name to go forward for the position of Taoiseach today and described today’s Dáil proceedings as a charade. Speaking to the media at Leinster House this afternoon he said; “I welcome the news that Enda Kenny, the leader of Fine Gael and Micheál Martin the leader of Fianna Fáil are to meet. “It is … [Read more...]

Sinn Féin is the only party with a plan to help struggling home-owners

Dublin west Sinn Féin election candidate Paul Donnelly has criticised the government for its continued lack of action on the issue of standard variable mortgage rates. Cllr Donnelly said: “Sinn Féin is the only party that has a comprehensive plan to provide relief to the 300,000 families being ripped off on their Standard Variable Rate mortgages. Last June Sinn Féin had a private … [Read more...]

DONNELLY MOVES MOTION TO CLOSE RIGHT OF WAY IN INGELWOOD

Cllr Paul Donnelly has moved a motion to put the closure of the right of way at Inglewood to a local area meeting to be held on the 26th November.  Cllr Donnnelly said "I had made a commitment to the residents of Inglewood that I would follow up this matter as soon as possible despite attempts by Fianna Fáil Cllr Jack Chambers to mis-represent my concerns in relation to his original … [Read more...]

LABOUR PLEDGES WORTH NOTHING – DONNELLY

Reacting to reports that Tánaiste Joan Burton is to announce Labour’s pledge to introduce a living wage if elected back into government Cllr. Paul Donnelly said:  "The last thing we need is more empty promises from the Labour party. The cuts Joan Burton has supported have destroyed the lives of thousands up and down the country not least here in Dublin West. "Labour promised to protect the … [Read more...]

DONNELLY WELCOMES PLANNING APPLICATION FOR CASTLEKNOCK GAA CLUBHOUSE

Dublin West Sinn Féin representative Cllr Paul Donnelly has welcomed the planning application for a new clubhouse for Castleknock GAA club Cllr Donnelly said "I warmly welcome the planning application and support the club in the next phase of their development". "Although a staunch St Peregrine’s man, I have also had a Castleknock GAA interest for many years. Not many would know that I … [Read more...]

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...]