Costello raises concerns around serious delays in Labre Park Redevelopment

Green Party Spokesperson for Justice and TD for Dublin South-Central, Deputy Patrick Costello, has raised concerns in the Dáíl at the serious delays in the redevelopment of Labre Park in Ballyfermot and the continued failure to provide the Traveller Community with appropriate accommodation. Speaking on Statements on Traveller Accommodation on Thursday, he said: “Earlier this…

WATCH: Traveller Accommodation and the Right to Housing

Last week during statements on Traveller accommodation I highlighted the struggles that the residents of Labre Park in my constituency have gone through. We need to enshrine a right to housing in the constitution to ensure that all our citizens have proper legal basis for human dignity in accommodation. Full speech transcript: I welcome the…

WATCH: Only way to reconstruct is to end the occupation of Palestine

Patrick Costello TD calls for recognition of the annexation, enacting the Occupied Territories Bill and recognition of the state of Palestine. Full speech transcript: While I agree with most or all of what has been said so far in the Chamber, I want to take a small step back and a step forward. I want…

WATCH: Under Supply of ASD Classes and Schools in Dublin

Patrick Costello TD raises a topical debate with the Minister regarding autism spectrum disorder schooling in Dublin. Full speech transcript: I will concentrate on Dublin 12 in my constituency but many of the issues impact on the constituencies that border our constituencies. The Minister has been in the House before to hear me speak about…