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Wicklow Courthouse Must Be Refurbished

Wicklow Courthouse Must Be Refurbished

Fianna Fáil is making the restoration of Wicklow’s Courthouse a priority and we need your help. When the courthouse closed almost a decade ago, we were promised that it would return. Assurances were given in 2015 that works would begin soon. Two years later we are still waiting. The courthouse is now one of only...
Greystones Park and Ride

Greystones Park and Ride

Wicklow County Council is currently holding a public consultation on its parking bye-laws. The draft includes a proposal to charge €2/day for the Greystones Park & Ride. For anyone using it for work, that’s €500/year. Public transport needs to be promoted, and a key part of that is the park & ride facility. I believe...
Supporting the Tesco Workers

Supporting the Tesco Workers

This afternoon I met up again with Tesco workers in Greystones. What’s happening here to long serving employees is not remotely okay. It is imperative that Tesco re-enter talks immediately, and that no changes are made to anyone’s contracts with agreement on all sides – which is what the workers stated repeatedly. What’s particularly striking...
Bray Dart Station Facelift

Bray Dart Station Facelift

It seems to take time to get things done in the public / political sectors in Ireland, but when they come about, it’s wonderful. About 18 months ago I started working on an urban renewal idea for Bray – the area around the Dart Station. It’s dirty, it’s unwelcoming and it makes people feel unsafe...
Take a Break for Mental Health

Take a Break for Mental Health

  I will be hosting a coffee morning between 10AM and 3PM on the 30th of September in aid of Suicide or Survive in my constituency office in Greystones. I would be delighted if you could come along to help us raise awareness as part of Suicide or Survive’s National Tea Break. Suicide or Survive is...
A Better Dart for Greystones

A Better Dart for Greystones

  Irish Rail have published draft changes to the 2016 commuter service, the commute for Greystones users is getting longer, with no additional Darts. The new schedule means: More Darts for everyone EXCEPT Greystones NO increase in the weekend service for Greystones LATER departure times from Greystones e.g. 8am Dart will leave at 8.04am under new proposals – meaning arrival...