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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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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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