Author Archives: Dave Gibson

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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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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