Author Archives: Dave Gibson

Border? What Border?

I’m a ‘Live & Let Live’ observer. I’m not ‘Black & White’, more ‘all shades of grey’ or ’40 shades of Green’. An independent thinker with a global view. Not a party hack or a ‘flat-earth populist’, or a sugar-coater … Continue reading

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Catalonia October 2017

My week in the sun coincided with the independence referendum in Catalonia. Despite a crash course in Catalonia’s 1,000-year history – from a buffer zone between Christian France and Muslim Spain to being a major player in the Spanish Civil … Continue reading

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September 2017

Welcome to the September edition of the DSC Green Party group. The Dail constituency area is roughly bounded by the north bank of the River Liffey, Cunningham Road to Chapelizod village, Palmerstown is out but Ballyfermot is in, south along … Continue reading

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August Blues

Summer is almost over, the garden is full of ripening beans, potatoes, lettuce, peas, tomatoes, courgettes, blueberries, chillis turning red; the harvest is happening all around, and we’re winding down before starting a new cycle of life next month. One … Continue reading

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The Camac Valley – Our Local History

Universal Basic Income by Dr. Paul O’Brien – Published by The History Press Ireland   We are very pleased to announce that the launch of ‘Universal Basic Income’ will take place on Thursday 13 July @ 6pm in Hodges Figgis. … Continue reading

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ZERO WASTE FESTIVAL IRELAND

The Dublin South Central Green Party members are supporting the Zero Waste Festival in the CIE Hall Inchicore Sports and Social Club, Liberty Square, Inchicore on Sunday 25th June from 11am to 6pm. Join us for the first ever day … Continue reading

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Reflections on the National Convention

From Eamonn Ryan’s closing speech to the Convention this phrase caught my ear “Every Community is important and no Community will be left behind”. Attendance at the Convention in Waterford was impacted slightly by the withdrawal of labour of Bus … Continue reading

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Green Party Convention 2017

          This year’s annual Green Party Convention will be held in Ireland’s oldest city, Waterford! We’re holding a series of free public events on Friday 24th March. The highlight is Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior captain Peter Willcox … Continue reading

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Fundraising Table Quiz on 1st March

Table Quiz Fundraiser 8.00-10.30pm  1st March 2017 ‘The Jug’, 40 Francis Street, Dublin 8   With the merry dance the taoiseach is doing at the moment, it would probably be wise for us to have funds to run an election … Continue reading

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Proposed Cyclists ‘Left turn’ against red lights

At our meeting in September, it was agreed to draft a motion on supporting a change in the law to allow for some traffic lights to be treated as “yield” or “give way” signals by cyclists, based on experience in … Continue reading

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