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Cllr Dermot Lacey

Representing Pembroke-South Dock Ward on Dublin City Council
Dermot Lacey is a Labour Party Councillor for the Pembroke-South Dock Ward on Dublin City Council. Dermot has been a member of Dublin City Council since 1993, and lives in Beech Hill, Donnybrook.
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Local government as enablers of social & affordable housing

Beech Hill Terrace is a relatively short road here in Donnybrook. There were ten terraced houses built along one side and about five on the other side when Dublin Corporation developed the Estate in the 1950’s. However, if you stand in the middle of the road now, you will see five new Dublin City Council […]

My new book – All the Red Ties

I’m delighted to be publishing my new book on the history of scouting in Donnybrook, All the Red Ties, later this month.  Please get in touch with me if you would like to order a copy.

Council Matters – 4th anniversary show

This week I appeared on the 4th anniversary edition of Dublin City FM’s Council Matters.  It’s a great weekly show about local politics.  You can listen to or watch my contribution below.

The Right Hook appearance

Dermot appeared on The Right Hook last week – listen to the interview below (last 10 mins)

Appearance at Oireachtas Housing Committee

I recently appeared at the Oireachtas Housing Committee during its hearings on Homelessness. You can see the video of proceedings below.  First up is the Minister for Housing.  My section appears at 2pm.  

Gordon Street development – support for residents of South Lotts

26th April 2016     The Secretary, An Bord Pleanala, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.     Re: Appeal against the decision by Dublin City Council to grant planning permission to Oranswell Properties Ltd. for demolition of existing storage and other incidental buildings and the construction of a residential development with a total of 10 residential […]

Moore St preservation

I was delighted that the City Council unanimously adopted my Motion on Moore Street at the April meeting of the City Council. This was designed to put some order on the City Council response to the recent High Court decision on the historic Moore Street buildings and the need to revitalise O’Connell Street.    Emergency […]

Decision by ESB on Poolbeg Chimneys to be welcomed but action to have them included on list of Protected Structures will continue

While I welcome this interim proposed action by the ESB there is still a need to ensure that their final retention is a matter for the elected representatives of the people of Dublin through the City Council. The fact is that these Chimneys are now seen by many Dubliners as Icons of our Industrial heritage […]

Herbert Park gate opening hours

During the Local Elections campaign the issue of closing/opening the gates at Herbert Park was raised a number of times. While I had no fixed view I was conscious that the official view of the Gardai was to keep some of them open and have raised the matter at successive meetings of the South East […]

Dunnes workers motion

I have submitted a motion supporting the Dunnes Stores workers to Dublin City Council for consideration at the April 13th meeting. Motion for City Council- April 13th 2015 This Council supports the workers in Dunnes Stores who are seeking The implementation of banded hour contracts which would give workers security of hours and earnings. A […]

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