​Cuffe criticises Labour U-turn on Dublin Mayor

Liffey KayakersThe Green Party has today accused the Labour Party of back-tracking on plans for a Directly Elected Mayor for Dublin. Spokesperson for Reform, and Councillor for Dublin’s north inner city, Ciarán Cuffe, said today that Labour had “performed a spectacularly disappointing U-turn” on the issue and called on them to urgently reconsider their position. Continue reading

Prosecutions required on Tolka fish kills

Tolka at Botanic Gardens

The Green Party is today calling for an immediate investigation into the pollution of the Tolka River in Dublin that has led to hundreds of fish kills and contaminated in the stretch of river at Drumcondra’s Griffith Park. Continue reading

Cuffe calls for reform of licensing laws after Garth Brooks fiasco

 

Croke parkThe Green Party has today welcomed the decision by Dublin City Council to reduce the number of Croke Park Garth Brooks concerts from five to three. Residents have been put through unnecessary stress due to the process to date, but today’s resolution has left tens of thousands of concert goers unsure of what happens next. Both of these situations were avoidable. Continue reading

​Green Party welcomes North Quays cycling expansion

 

Ormond Quay CyclistsThe Green Party has strongly welcomed proposals from Dublin City Council to put in place a high quality cycle lane along the Liffey Quays in Dublin City. With a huge increase in the number of Dublin cyclists, upgrades to this dangerous and dysfunctional section of road are long overdue, and will quickly benefit both consumers and tourism. Continue reading

Good News from the Count

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Thanks to you all for your support, I was elected a few hours ago on the thirteenth count to the fifth out of eight seats in the North Inner City ward on Dublin city Council.

I’m looking forward to working with  you and your community on planning issues,  calming traffic and tackling disadvantage on the  new Dublin City Council.

The first meeting of the new Council is on Friday 6th June. Busy times ahead!

Thanks again, Ciarán

Green the City

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Thanks for  the conversations,  and insights that you’ve given me over the last few weeks and months. I hope that you will consider voting for Eamon Ryan in the European Elections and myself  in the Local Elections in the North Inner City. Let’s continue the discussion continues long after Election Day is over, Ciarán

Time for Homes not Promises

Chancery HouseThe Green Party has called for the Government to cut red tape rather than set up another organisation to tackle what is now a Housing Emergency. Speaking today the Party’s Ciarán Cuffe stated: “The last thing we need is more reports, organisations and red tape …

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Canvassing Update

Cuffe and poster sPeople, I’ve been  canvassing most evenings before  Election Day on 23rd May 2014. Over the next few days my plans are as follows:  Friday 23rd May Polling Day: Vote, get a haircut and go for a swim.

Saturday 24th May The Local Election Count in the RDS Simmonscourt.  Drop me a line if you’d be interested in tallying, starting at 8.30am in the RDS, and perhaps finishing with a drink nearby.

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Save Moore Street says Cuffe

Cuffe Moore sThe Green Party has called on An Taoiseach Enda Kenny to save Moore Street and the surrounding 1916 Battlefield site from demolition. Continue reading

Dublin City Council criticised over dereliction

Council are wasting valuable properties during serious housing crisis in the Henrietta Street scapital

Monday 12 May 2014, Dublin.

The Green Party has accused Dublin City Council of allowing inner city dereliction and decay, by neglecting land and buildings that are under its control. Continue reading