Dáil Issues

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Dáil Issues, Local Issues, Transport Tourism and Sport

I recently asked the Minister why previous expert advice was not being followed in relation to teh proposed BRT route…To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason the National Transport Authority with regard to BRT proposals is ignoring the expert advice published in October 2012 in the Bus Rapid Transit in Dublin report, which concludes that demand on Swords to city section greatly exceeds the capacity that can be provided by a BRT system.
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Communications Energy and Natural Resources, Dáil Issues, Local Issues

Clare spoke on the Technical Group’s private members motion to defend the Post Office Network.  Click on the link below to watch her contribution:


Local Issues, Worker's Rights

Clare asked Minister Howlin about proposed job losses at the Fingal County Council Housing Dept. Click on link below to watch:


Events, Local Issues

Fair play to the community in Balbriggan who mobilised like never before in response to Fingal County Council’s ridiculous plans to move the popular library in the town square to a new premises at Gallen’s Mills, to facilitate a new Social Welfare Office.  After a huge public meeting and demonstration in the town it looks like the Council have been forced to reconsider.  A special meeting of the Balbriggan/Swords area committee of Fingal County Council is being convened for newt Wednesday 29th at 4 pm in the Council offices in Swords. People should attend en masse.

Below is a link to last Saturdays protest, thanks to Eric Campbell for the excellent footage: