Dublin City Councillor for Kimmage & Rathmines

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I will vote to build public housing on public land. And I want the Council to reformulate the city's development plan to focus on housing. 


I will vote to add smart public transport and cycling options that will save us hours of commuting, and clean the city. 

Creative Spaces 

Our markets, artists' studios, community groups, and social enterprises are closing as rents escalate. I will vote to activate vacant buildings to keep Dublin vibrant. 

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About Patrick

I am a Green Party Councillor on Dublin City Council.

In the last election more people in our area voted for me as their first preference than any other candidate. Now I am coming to the end of my first term as a city councillor, and I hope you will vote for me again.

I was educated at Gonzaga, UCD, and Trinity, and grew up in this area, where I continue to live and work.

My professional work as a Social Worker has given me hands on experience of the tough circumstances affecting families across our locality at present. Ten years of volunteering as Scout Leader at Leeson Park Scout Group have shown me that it takes work to improve our situation.

I do not come from a political background. No one in my family has ever been involved in politics.  I decided to run now because I believe in three things:

  • Better planned services and public facilities can improve our quality of life and strengthen our community;
  • Local businesses should be better supported by the Local Council;
  • Green principles of transparency and sustainable growth are needed more than ever as our city responds to changing times.

I have the right balance of youth and experience to achieve this.

I am visiting every home in the area. I hope to meet you in person. In the meantime please contact me directly and let me know whether you share these objectives and if you would be interested in working with me to make them happen.

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