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Update on Clontarf to City Centre Cycleway – Fairview Trees

A lot of people have contacted me about the planned removal of trees adjacent to Fairview Park. I want to say from the very outset I was opposed to the removal of these trees and have worked to this end alongside my colleague Cllr Damian O’Farrell who made this point at all relevant meetings with [...]

2017-08-11T19:54:02+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Local Issues|

Update on Seawall (James Larkin Road/Clontarf Road), associated S2S/Cycleway Project and Recent Flooding in this Area

Dear Resident Thank you for previously contacting me regarding the seawall between the Wooden Bridge and Causeway Road (James Larkin Road/Clontarf Road). I wish to now provide you with the latest update and am attaching for your attention the recent Part 8 advertisement from DCC regarding the matter of reducing the seawall height, and I [...]

2017-07-13T14:57:57+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Local Issues|

Minister McGrath officially opens new Dialysis Therapies Centre at Beaumont Hospital

  This morning (Thurs 1st June) the Minister of State with responsibility for Disability, Finian McGrath, T.D., officially opened the new Dialysis Therapies Centre in Beaumont Hospital - the new home for our outpatient Haemodialysis and Home Therapies services Since opening in February, the new Centre has increased capacity in the outpatient haemodialysis unit from [...]

2017-06-22T14:27:16+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Local Issues|

Dublin Bay North Childcare providers can avail of new funding

Dublin Bay North childcare providers can apply for support from a new national €4m fund, according to Independent TD for Dublin Bay North, Minister Finian McGrath. Minister McGrath said the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, informed him that local crèches, community services and other childcare providers can apply for money for [...]

2017-05-29T14:49:06+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Local Issues|

Minister McGrath opens a new service for people with autism in Glasnevin

  Minister of State with special responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, today (Thursday 23rd February 2017), opened Botanic Horizons, a new service for people with autism, in the heart of Dublin’s Northside. Botanic Horizons is a service run by Autism Initiatives (ASDI). It is situated on Botanic Avenue, near the picturesque Botanic Gardens in [...]

2017-05-29T14:58:08+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Disability, Local Issues|

Investigation into the Stardust Tragedy

DÁIL ÉIREANN Sitting Time: 18:50 Sitting Date: 25/01/2017 Establishment of Commission of Investigation into the Stardust Tragedy: Motion [Private Members] Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality (Deputy Finian McGrath): I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for giving me the opportunity to address this very important debate.  Next month marks the 36th anniversary [...]

2017-05-29T15:04:09+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Local Issues|

Finian McGrath T.D. blasts Northside Politicians

Deputy Finian McGrath (Ind) has strongly attacked Northside Politicians for their silence in recent months. “Where were these politicians during the Senior Citizens Medical Card row, the Cervical Cancer issue and the huge cuts in Education”? Said the Northside T.D. “Their silence was deafening when vulnerable people needed them most” added McGrath. Most of these [...]

2017-06-22T12:11:09+00:00 January 29th, 2009|Archive, Local Issues|

McGrath welcomes €297 million new hospital at Beaumont

Deputy Finian McGrath has warmly welcomed the granting of Planning Permission for a new €297 million Independent Hospital at Beaumont. “This is a major investment on the Northside of Dublin” said McGrath. “It will create 500 new direct jobs and 780 indirect jobs. It will also provide 245 beds and on top of this they [...]

2017-06-22T12:46:41+00:00 September 9th, 2008|Archive, Jobs, Local Issues|
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