PBP Lucan Newsletter Spring 2018 now online

Contents in this issue: Clonburris SDZ Repeal the 8th Amendment Medicinal Cannabis Bill Time to act on Climate Change PESCO – First step towards European Army Housing Crisis – Landlord Parties don’t help Garda Corruption and the Political Establishment New Constituency Office UNCRPD Pay Equality for Teachers Click on each page image to view in…

Why Shannon Airport is being used as a Military hub

Last year, the government approved 334 applications for military flights to land at Shannon airport. These are overwhelmingly US military planes who were supporting different wars in the Middle East. US soldiers are engaged in combat missions in Syria where there is a scramble by imperial powers to crave out their spheres of influence. In…

PBP Statement on Clonburris SDZ

People Before Profit representatives on South Dublin County Council made the call following four days of debate of 355 motions on Clonburris SDZ in the council chamber. Clondalkin Cllr Madeleine Johansson, who had made a detailed submission and proposed 8 motions to amend the plan, said: “The debates in the council chamber were very rigorous and…

TD unhappy with NTA response on cyclists safety

Reply a rehash of response to DCC two years ago. Seems no real effort on cyclist safety made on new cross city Luas routes. Deputy Gino Kenny said he was angry at a response to his question on cyclists safety from the NTA., The TD said “the answer I received is almost word for word…

Gino Kenny TD to speak at PESCO conference on Saturday 17th February

People Before Profit TDs recently said:“It looks like there was collusion between Fine Gael and Fianna Fail to ram through the decision to join PESCO and that it is a “supremely cynical move to dramatically increase arms spending and erode Irish military neutrality, without any public debate, using the cover of the current Brexit drama.”…