Community Prison Link Workers Pay Restoration

Deputy Patrick Costello wrote to the Minister of Justice regarding the issue of community prison link workers being included as part of the section 39 pay restoration process. Dear Minister McEntee, I am writing to you today regarding Community Prison Link Workers (CPL) and the public pay restoration process for section 39 workers. The assessment…

Georgian House Museum – what next?

Like many others I was dismayed to read reports in the Irish Times this week about the intention of the ESB to turn to the Georgian House Museum on Fitzwillian Square into apartments. Today I wrote to the Minister on this matter stating my objection to this move and advocating for its retention as a…

Project ROXANNE

Today I wrote to the Minister for Justice stating my opposition to the ongoing participation of An Garda Síochána in project ROXANNE. You can find the text of the letter below: Dear Minister McEntee, I am writing to you today concerning the joint EU-funded research project ROXANNE (Real time network, text, and speaker analytics for…

Player Wills Planning Objection

Below you can find my submission to An Bord Pleanala in relation to the proposed development of the former Player Wills site on the SCR. Re: Planning Reference 308917 Strategic Housing Development at the former Player Wills site, Dublin 8 Dear Planners, I are writing in relation to the application for planning permission at the…

STATEMENT: Minister Coveney must fund Covid-19 vaccine for Palestinians

Green Party Spokesperson for Justice and TD for Dublin South Central, Deputy Patrick Costello, has called on the Minister for Foreign Affairs to fund vaccines for the Palestinian people in light of the news that Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza are to be excluded from the Israeli Covid-19 vaccine rollout. Speaking on the matter,…