Author Archives: Dave Gibson

Core Bus Corridors through DSC

DSC Green Party broadly welcomes the report on future plans for Dublin Bus, pedestrians and cycle routes called the Dublin Core Bus Corridor project. However at times this reads like another report in 50 years of reports by the “more-roads … Continue reading

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Local Events from Meeting on 6th June 2018

Green Party Councillor Ossian Smyth was been elected Mayor of Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown on Monday 11th June 2018.   Councillor Smyth, who represents the Dún Laoghaire Ward on DLR County Council, becomes the first ever Green Party Mayor of … Continue reading

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Freedom to Choose (2)

(28/05/2018) Congratulations to Ailbhe Smyth, all the campaigners of ‘Together for Yes’,  and especially our Green Party members for running a successful and informative campaign to repeal the Eight Amendment. Ed & Oisin and the team for canvasing, leaflets, erecting … Continue reading

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Freedom to Choose

Hearing that Mr. Jean-Claude Junker, EU Commission president, was to be the keynote speaker at the 200th anniversary celebration of Karl Marx’s birth revived my memories of researching political philosophies of the 19th Century. The heated discussions on the roles … Continue reading

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April 2018 Dolphins Barn Pitches

Dublin South Central (DSC) Green Party, on behalf of our supporters, are concerned by the plans to sell part of the lands of Dolphins Barn used by local GAA clubs to raise funds to build a new clubhouse with meeting … Continue reading

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2018 DSC Green Party March Meeting Notes and National Convention

Ed Davitt, Group Secretary and Constituency Spokesperson, welcomed members (including two new members from Germany and Canada) to the DSC monthly meeting in the Green Party HQ in Suffolk Street on Wednesday evening.  Convention 2018: Eoin Wilson gave an update … Continue reading

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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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