Archive for the category: ‘Press’

11. 9. 2012

Speech on Marriage Equality

Cllr. Kieran Binchy’s speech in support of marriage equality is available by clicking on the link below:

24. 4. 2012

Weather warning update

Met Eireann has issued  the following rain warning at 10:50 today 24th April 2012:   25 to 30 mm of rain is expected to fall in the period from 0600 Wednesday 25the April 2012 to 0600 Thursday 26th April 2012. It is possible that in excess of 25 mm will fall within the period 0900 to 2100 on 25th April […]

22. 4. 2012

Proposed Bye Laws – Semi-permanent Advertising Signs

Cllr. Kieran Binchy has proposed a bye-law to regulate or prohibit the erection of advertising signs on public footpaths and on pedestrian streets. The debate on the issue can be watched and listened to by clicking here. Cllr. Binchy stated: “My priority as a Councillor is to see a thriving and welcoming inner city area in Dublin, an inner city in […]

31. 1. 2012

Crampton Buildings – Cllr. Kieran Binchy welcomes regeneration

Cllr. Kieran Binchy has welcomed the news from Dublin City Council that the Crampton Buildings renovation will be going ahead, following a commitment from the Fine Gael/Labour Government to jointly fund the €2.9 million project with Dublin City Council. He stated: “Although the sudden nature of this announcement and the pressures on the residents to vacate their homes on such […]

19. 1. 2012

Greyhound €100 Payment – Some Progress

Due to pressure from the public and from City Councillors, Greyhound Recycling and Recovery has agreed to remove the €100 upfront payment requirement from the charging regime which they have in place. They have now agreed a system which will allow customers, in respect of year 2012, to pay in two instalments via a top-up system. Customers can sign up […]

3. 1. 2012

News – Tenant Purchase Scheme for Council Apartments

Cllr. Kieran Binchy has welcomed the news that Minister Phil Hogan has just signed into effect the law empowering Dublin City Council and other local authorities to sell local authority apartments to their tenants (by  commencing Part 4 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009). This puts in place a series of steps which will culminate with tenants being empowered […]