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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 (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 […]



Councillors say house tax will not offset funding cut – The Irish Times

Dermot got some more coverage in today’s Irish Times on the subject of Minister Gormley‘s new second house property tax. councillors said the money would not offset the 5 per cent reduction in local government funding from the exchequer, and that local authorities were being used as tax collectors for the Government. “This is a […]



Dermot in The Irish Times

Dermot’s thoughts on the proposal to redevelop another school in Dublin 4 received coverage in The Irish Times today. The Holy Faith Sisters have applied for permission to demolish the school at Haddington Road, and replace it with luxury apartments.  The school closed in 2007 after more than 100 years. From The Irish Times: Councillors […]



Directly Elected Mayors – Local Authority Times

Dermot has an article featured in today’s Local Authority Times (published by the Institute of Public Administration) arguing in favour of a fully-empowered directly elected Lord Mayor for Dublin. You can read the article here (pdf).



Cost of land cannot be a yardstick – The Irish Times

Today’s Irish Times continues their coverage of the An Bord Pleanála hearing into Seán Dunne’s proposals for his site in Ballsbridge.  They cover Dermot’s contribution to the hearing as their leader on the subject: THE PRICE paid for land cannot be allowed to become the “yardstick” by which planning decisions are made, Labour city councillor […]



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