Dáil Issues

Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Housing Crisis


Dáil Issues, Environment, National

The crisis in housing is reaching tragic proportions; speaking on a recent motion brought forward by the Technical Group Clare highlights how lives are being ruined while the government in denial are doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past.  Only a state led programme to build and regulate housing can deal sufficiently with the growing crisis.  Click on the link below to watch her speech:


Dáil Issues, Environment, Local Issues, Oral Questions

I recently asked Minister Hayes about funding for coastal protection measures at Portrane, North County Dublin.

To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position regarding the funding application from Fingal County Council for urgent remedial coastal protection measures to be implemented in Portrane; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
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Dáil Issues, Environment, National

Clare spoke in a recent debate on the government’s social housing policy and the crisis in housing.  Click on the link below to watch her contribution to this debate:


Dáil Issues, Environment, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government noting that the €10 million of taxpayers money committed to the pyrite remediation scheme, if he will remediate 200-250 damaged houses; will the position regarding the additional funding required and if he will levy Homebond who walked away from their supposed structural guarantee and whose accounts show a surplus of €25 million.
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