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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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Prime Time: Effective Planning Systems

I appeared on Prime Time on RTÉ1 last week to discuss proposals for new planning processes.  You can see the discussion with Minister Simon Coveney here.

In the news: ALONE charity single launched

From CatholicIreland.net Dublin Labour Councillor Dermot Lacey has penned a new song which he hopes will directly fund vital services for older people. Released on Monday, the charity single is titled The Ballad of Rosie Hackett and it can be bought on iTunes. Inspired by the new Rosie Hackett Bridge spanning the River Liffey, the […]

Opinion Article – The Irish Times

Today’s (Monday’s) Irish Times carries an opinion piece I wrote on the need for local government reform in Dublin. You can read it below and on the Irish Times website. Ending the Department of the Environment’s stranglehold over local government is the key to effective reform, writes DERMOT LACEY FOR IRELAND’S sake, Dublin needs to […]

Developers Owe Dublin €25m

Dermot was in today’s Irish Independent as part of a report showing that property developers now owe Dublin City Council almost €25m. “Some of it is owed for developments already done, and the rest is for developments that might not proceed,” Labour councillor Dermot Lacey said. “There is a problem about collection. There’s a fault […]

Local Government (Article in Village Magazine)

The following article appears in today’s Village magazine. “Should I stay or Should I go?” So sang The Clash in their classic hit of the 1980’s. According to “Village” it is a question being asked by many members of City and County Councils, particularly in the Dublin area. In the December issue, former Councillor, Mick […]

Dermot on D’Telly

Dermot was on both TV3 and RTÉ News this evening.  Click either to see the video online.

Construction Site Signs a Waste of Money

Dermot was in today’s Evening Herald, talking about the ridiculous amount of money being spent erecting huge signs around developments.  An excerpt: MILLIONS of euro of taxpayers’ money is being wasted on signs erected on construction sites throughout Ireland, according to a Dublin city councillor. The official signs, which advertise projects being carried out under […]

Pat Kenny Show – Today – 10am

Dermot will be on the Pat Kenny show today at 10am to discuss the current FÁS stories and how public boards operate.  Listen in at rte.ie/live

Dermot on Parking – Evening Herald

Dermot was quoted in today’s Evening Herald on Minister Noel Dempsey’s refusal to allow partial-footpath parking.  Partial footpath parking has been used in many countries across Europe, and allows cars to be parked with two wheels on the footpath where it is wide enough to still allow full access (including buggies and wheelchairs) past the […]

Save our Chimneys – Evening Herald

Dermot is quoted in today’s Evening Herald in a story about the online petition to save the Poolbeg (aka Pigeon House) ESB Generating Station’s iconic chimneys. Councillor Dermot Lacey is also hoping that Dublin City Council will be able to protect the 207m twin structures from destruction. Iconic “These are iconic symbols and have provided […]

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