Person: Daithí Doolan
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A former MEP, failed Dáil candidates and party councillors are in the running to be added to a list of nominees for the upcoming Seanad elections.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
There have been demands for increased garda resources to combat anti-social behaviour along Dublin's Grand Canal after a scrambler bike struck a young woman, inflicting serious injuries.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020
Almost 60% of Dublin city council’s social housing tenants are behind on their rent, amounting to an unpaid bill of €33m.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
Sinn Féin has called for an emergency meeting of Dublin City Council to discuss the furore surrounding a supposed housing agreement to redevelop the O’Devaney Gardens site in the north inner city.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019
There was a shocked reaction in the political world during the week when details of a protection racket emerged in court.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
Dublin City Council has refused to clarify if its chief executive Owen Keegan or senior management knew that protection money was paid to criminals under the guise of ‘security’ at a housing development.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Former Minister for Justice Senator Michael McDowell has called on the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to investigate any role played by his department in the payment of “protection money” on social housing building sites.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
The issue of taxpayers’ money being paid for the ‘protection’ services of known criminals around construction sites by Dublin City Council has been condemned in west Dublin as being “completely unacceptable”.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
In a video posted to social media, a uniformed ticket inspector can be seen restraining a young man.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2019
A man had his face “completely slashed” during a mass brawl involving around 50 people at a south west Dublin estate.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
The Garda Armed Support Unit was called to the scene on Clifden Drive in Cherry Orchard at around 1pm today.
Sun, 16 Jun, 2019
The reality of knife crime and arranged fights between gangs of teens is laid bare in this Garda photograph.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Representatives of Inner City Helping Homeless will travel to Brussels later today to receive the European Citizenship Prize from the EU Parliament.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2018
An Garda Síochána is supporting the forthcoming supervised injecting centre not just because it’s Government policy but because it is the “right thing to do”, Dublin’s police chief says.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
Dublin City Council is looking into whether landmark flat complexes built in the 30s should lose their listed status.
Tue, 08 May, 2018
A City Councillor says reports that people are rejecting social housing are a distraction from the real problem.
Sun, 08 Oct, 2017
Maybe the theme of embarrassing the Government really is the way to go, writes
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has made an early case for decriminalising the possession of drugs just as a high-level expert group is tasked with examining the issue.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Also, 80% of housing association tenants are happy with the services they receive.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Five families who are facing eviction are appealing for a Dublin hotel to be converted into emergency accommodation.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2016
There have been calls for a dedicated task force to clamp down on gangland violence in Dublin.
Sun, 22 May, 2016
Sinn Féin says it does not make sense that Dublin City Council want to close a homeless hostel in the south inner city.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
There has been condemnation of a shooting in Dublin last night, in which a man was shot in the leg on the Ballyfermot Road at around 9pm.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
Dublin City Council meets this evening for a meeting on the future of the controversial Poolbeg Incinerator.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
TALKING to drug gangs should be considered as part of an effort to protect families and communities from drug-related intimidation, a conference has heard.
Fri, 20 May, 2011
COMMUNITY drug groups have welcomed the appointment of Roisín Shortall as a minister responsible for drugs.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2011
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
DRUG-RELATED deaths involving anti-depressants and methadone have soared, new figures show.
Sat, 05 Feb, 2011
DRUGS groups have accused the Government of “seriously undermining” the National Drugs Strategy by slashing both the drugs and community development budgets.
Thu, 09 Dec, 2010
COMMUNITY drug workers have welcomed the international operation against the Christy Kinahan drugs syndicate.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
THERE are no researchers currently employed on the National Advisory Committee on Drugs – a body set up to conduct research with a view to advising the Government on policy in the area.
Mon, 19 Apr, 2010
A LEADING drugs body has expressed alarm at the Government’s decision to leave the National Drugs Strategy (NDS) without a junior minister to implement it.
Fri, 26 Mar, 2010
COMMUNITY drug groups have warned the Government they can’t implement a new national drugs strategy with slashed budgets and a “part-time” minister for drugs.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2009
SINN FÉIN president Gerry Adams has said his party can still be a force in national politics despite its failure to make inroads in turbulent local and European elections.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2009
Tough new measures to crack down on binge drinking and anti-social behaviour have been passed by Dublin City Council.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2008
The contract for an incinerator on Dublin’s southside has been signed despite the development still awaiting the green light, it emerged tonight.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2007
Sinn Féin’s Dublin environment and local government spokesperson Daithi Doolan has called for the public to support the day of solidarity with the people of Rossport on February 16th and the demonstration planned for Dublin on the 24th.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2007
Sinn Féin's environment spokesperson for Dublin South East, Daithí Doolan has called on the Dublin city manager to explain the alleged fuel deal that Dublin City Council has with Shell Oil.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2006
Campaigners opposed to a controversial incinerator on the south shore of Dublin bay today claimed the coalition Government was split on the issue.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2006
Sinn Féin has attacked Dublin City Council for spending more than €10m on promoting a controversial waste incinerator in Ringsend that is opposed by local residents.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2006
Hundreds of people are expected to protest in Dublin today about the proposed location for a new incinerator.
Sat, 08 Apr, 2006
Campaigners are calling for hundreds of Dubliners to turn out to show solidarity for the homeless at a rally today protesting against the recent deaths of three people sleeping rough in the city.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2005