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...]

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...]

IF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE CANNOT INVESTIGATE ANSBACHER ALLEGATIONS WHO WILL DEFEND THE PUBLIC INTEREST?

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Sinn Féin member of the Public Accounts Committee Mary Lou McDonald TD has confirmed that the PAC received advice today that it cannot hear the testimony of the senior civil servant whistle-blower, who provided individual Committee members with documentation relating to Ansbacher accounts. Responding to this development, Deputy McDonald said: “While this confirms advice I had received … [Read more...]

STATE SHOULD PROTECT CHILDREN SUFFERING WITH CANCER

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Sinn Féin councillor Natalie Treacy has called on the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to step in and fix the latest medical card debacle, which involves the non- issuing of medical cards to people especially children who are suffering from cancer. A heartbroken mum has slammed the HSE for refusing her cancer-stricken daughter a medical card. Devoted Mother Angela O’Connor revealed how … [Read more...]

DONNELLY WELCOMES SURVEY ON WINDOWS AND DOORS REPLACEMENT SCHEME

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Dublin West Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Donnelly has welcomed the surveying of local authority homes for the window and door replacement scheme. Cllr Donnelly said, “I welcome the surveying of local authority homes for the window and door replacement scheme. There are many homes in in Dublin 15 that desperately require window and door replacement.” “I am concerned about the fact that … [Read more...]