Local Sinn Féin TD backs reform of ‘exorbitant’ childcare sector

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Sinn Féin TD Paul Donnelly for Dublin West has called on the Government to back the party’s plans to reform the childcare sector to be fairer for parents, staff and providers.   He has called on all TDs in the area to support the Sinn Féin motion published today, compelling the Government to enact these long overdue reforms.   Teachta Donnelly said:   “The cost … [Read more...]

Deputy Paul Donnelly SF calls on government to re-establish Hardship Fund for elderly people

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Sinn Féin TD for Dublin West, teachta Paul Donnelly has today called for the new government to re-establish a once-off grant in cooperation with Age Action Ireland and the Irish Red Cross to assist vulnerable elderly people during the pandemic. Teachta Donnelly said: ‘In April of this year Age Action Ireland, in cooperation with the Irish Red Cross, launched the Covid-19 Hardship Fund. … [Read more...]

Government must support the Taxi industry

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Sinn Féin TD for Dublin West Paul Donnelly who has been working closely with the Taxi Industry has released the following statement to aid Taxi drivers on their return to work.   “I am very much aware of the difficult situation facing taxi drivers as the return to work, following relaxation of COVID 19 restrictions”. Teachta Donnelly said;   “Sinn Féin fully … [Read more...]

Rise in puppy theft ‘deeply concerning’ – Paul Donnelly TD

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Sinn Féin TD for Dublin West, Paul Donnelly has warned of a rise in puppy thefts in the Dublin 15 area during the lockdown.   Teachta Donnelly said;   An Garda Síochána have informed me that a large number of dogs and puppies have been reported as stolen in Dublin West since the lockdown began.   “Animal welfare groups have warned that many people have decided … [Read more...]

Changes Needed for Community Drug Teams & Other Community Facilities

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I raised the issue of funding directly with the new Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly yesterday after the HSE stated in a parliamentary question to me last week that they would not be funding any PPE equipment  for non HSE staff. The Minister said he would look in to the funding of PPE equipment and other measures to help us get the projects open and keep all staff safe. The Community … [Read more...]

BRADYS CO-LIVING DECISION CONCEEDED BY AN BORD PLEANALA WELCOMED- Paul Donnelly TD

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  Dublin West TD Paul Donnelly, has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanala to concede the judicial review taken by residents of the Old Navan Road, Talbot Downs and Court and Woodpark against the Board's decision to grant permission for a large-scale Co-Living development at Brady's Pub in Castleknock.   This is a major victory for the residents of the Old Navan Road, who … [Read more...]

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...]