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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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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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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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Don’t spoil your vote

In every election tally, we see spoiled votes due to similar mistakes.To ensure that your vote doesn’t end up in the doubtful ballots pile: Check that you haven’t skipped a preference or written two of the same preference. (The duplicate … 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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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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