Author Archives: Oisín

About Oisín

Representative for the Green Party/ Comhaontas Glas in South West Inner City

An Lianadh – Dublin City Transition

An Lianadh Dublin City Transition is a recently re – formed Transition Town Initiative. The Transition Town movement, began in Ireland in 2006 and is now an international movement promoting grassroots initiatives to boost sustainability and resilience in our communities. … Continue reading

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Position on Water Charges

We held an open discussion of water charges at our Monthly meeting in November. The consensus was that we agreed with the metering of water so that it could be conserved, but did not agree with flat rate water charges. … Continue reading

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Parking Day 19 September 2014, at Cornmarket, Dublin 8

. We are delighted to take park in Parking Day Dublin 2014. PARK(ing) Day, an annual worldwide experiment in reclaiming public space, is a simple, fun concept. For a single day, on-street car parking spaces around the city will be … Continue reading

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Sandra Dunne Green Party Candidate in Crumlin Kimmage

. The Dublin South Central branch are delighted to announce that Sandra Dunne has been selected to run as our candidate in the Crumlin Kimmage ward, which includes most of what was previously the South-West Inner City. Sandra lives in … Continue reading

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Canal Cleanup Group remembering local resident

Our city has many unsung heroes who try to keep our streets clean. Ethna O’Kelly, who passed away last year was one of those heroes who was well known for spending her days picking up litter from the streets of … Continue reading

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Oisín Ó hAlmhain to run in Ballyfermot-Drimnagh for local elections

. The Green Party have announced that Oisín Ó hAlmhain is to run as their candidate in the Ballyfermot-Drimnagh area for the local elections in 2014. Oisín is a father of 2 living in the railway estate in Inchicore who … Continue reading

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Green Party calls on supporters to vote NO tomorrow inthe Referendum on the abolition of the Seanad

. . . The abolition of the Seanad would effectively increase the Dáil’s power by removing scrutiny of bills. It would also remove democratic safeguards for certain actions that require the approval of both houses, such as impeachment of judges … Continue reading

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100 years since the 1913 lockout

A century ago, the brave working people of Dublin took a stand against the exploitation of workers in the city. A century on the biggest threat to our futures is the exploitation of our environment. Is it time to stand … Continue reading

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DSC Greens support tomorrow’s (April 25th) Action by Dublin TUI

. . Teachers from some of our local colleges are campaigning for better student/ teacher ratios for further education in the city. This September, the Dublin area will lose 45% of the non-pay budget and up to 50 teachers. Our … Continue reading

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Croke Park 2: Not a good deal for public servants or the country

. . The Green Party has always valued quality of life. The recent proposals for Croke Park II appear to be put forward in budgetary terms only. We very much value the work of front line Gardaí, nurses, teachers and … Continue reading

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