Archive for the ‘Local Government’ Category

Keeping an eye on promises of reform

11 Feb 11

A new website will assess each party’s campaign pledges in key areas and monitor implementation, writes ELAINE BYRNE in the Irish Times 11 February 2010 Reformcard.ie politicalreform.ie IN 1987, not long after the Dáil met following the general election that year, there was a Private Members’ debate on political reform. Paddy Cooney, a Fine Gael […]

New voices – potential young contributors to Irish media

01 Feb 11

Where are all the *young* voices in the Irish media? Are you a regional reporter, activist/advocate, policy expert etc and have something to contribute to public debate? This is a tool to showcase alternative voices to radio and television producers. . In the comment section below, please provide these details:

‘Big Freeze’ is latest symptom of national paralysis

12 Jan 10

The long-term consequence of ignoring the obvious is, sooner or later, yet another ‘crisis’ in the IRISH TIMES January 12, 2009   WHEN SNOW falls heavily, the pressure from the accumulated snow piles up on top of itself. By failing to take immediate action to clear or grit the snow, falling temperatures combine to create […]

The Tank Field: the issues

27 Oct 09

The Tank Field: the issues   1. The takeover of the Tank Field by the City Council      a. The decision to do so      b. The problems with the process utilised   2. The transfer/leasing of the Tank Field to Brian Dillon’s Club (a private company), BDC      a. The process of disposing or […]

Background to the Tank Field

27 Oct 09

Background to the Tank Field   The Tank Field is the only flat green public space in North East Cork City and has been a communal resource for the community since the first houses were built in this part of Cork in the 1930s. It is called the Tank Field because a large water tank […]

My Ten Responses on concerns raised by the Board of Management of Gaelscoil An Ghoirt Álainn

27 Oct 09

My Ten Responses on concerns raised by the Board of Management of Gaelscoil An Ghoirt Álainn

1. Queries relating to perceived imbalance and perceived inaccuracy of opinion piece

27 Oct 09

Queries relating to perceived imbalance and perceived inaccuracy of opinion piece

2. Comments on the Conditions of Gaelscoil An Ghoirt Álainn

25 Oct 09

Comments on the Conditions of Gaelscoil An Ghoirt Álainn

3. Mayfield Community School

25 Oct 09

Mayfield Community School

4. Location of Tank Field

25 Oct 09

Location of Tank Field