WATCH: New Secondary School needed in Dublin 8.

Transcript: Deputy Costello: In Dublin South-Central there is a huge under-provision of second level education. Figures from the Department of Education show that in Dublin 8 alone there are about 3,500 primary school pupils and there are currently second level places for less than a third of them. A new school is badly needed. There…

STATEMENT: ‘Say No To Investor Courts!’ – Green TDs Costello & Hourigan host NGO and Civic Society roundtable meeting on CETA.

Patrick Costello TD for Dublin South Central and Neasa Hourigan TD for Dublin Central today hosted a roundtable discussion in Leinster House of NGOs and Civic Society groups looking to stop damaging investor courts from being introduced into the state via the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). The meeting took place following Costello’s landmark Supreme…

STATEMENT: Costello welcomes launch of public consultation for the disregarding of historical convictions for homosexual activities.

Patrick Costello TD, Green Party Justice spokesperson, was speaking today following the launch of a public consultation into the disregarding of historical convictions for homosexual activities. He began, “This is a really positive move and something I greatly welcome. Earlier this year I commissioned a research paper on similar schemes put in place in other…