STATEMENT: Costello calls on DPC and Committee on Climate Action to investigate concerns over ESB’s gathering of smart meter data

Green Party Spokesperson for Justice and TD for Dublin South-Central, Deputy Patrick Costello, has written to both the Data Protection Commission (DPC) and the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action asking them to investigate concerns that there is no legal basis for the ESB’s collection and storage of electricity smart meter data. He was speaking following…

DART+ Expansion: Dublin South Central needs a station.

This week I was disappointed to see that Ballyfermot is being by-passed by the new DART plans. A station there (or in Kylemore) would provide a great service to an area which is already without a rail connection to the city centre. Further to reading these reports I wrote to the Minister on this matter….

WATCH: Ballyfermot Sports Clinic – financial supports needed.

At Topical Questions Deputy Costello raised the need for financial support for Ballyfermot Sports Complex. The wonderful facility has been serving the local community since 1985 but is ineligible for any of the existing funding streams. Full transcript: I echo the strong words of my constituency colleagues. Ballyfermot Sports Centre is at the heart of…