Neasa Hourigan is the Green Party TD for Dublin Central (formally councillor for Cabra-Glasnevin). Neasa is Green Party Finance & Health Spokesperson and Chair of Policy Council. She has a professional background as a specialist in creating sustainable communities and was a university lecturer in environmental development and design. She and her family have lived in Cabra, Dublin 7 for 15 years.
Tue, Sep 21, 2021
Media reports over the weekend claimed that the DART+ extension and Metrolink were facing 'significant delays'. This had not been officially communicated from the Department of Transport. Neasa immediately sought clarification from the Minister for Transport.
Mon, Sep 13, 2021
The first stage in a Strategic Housing Development application for 137 Build to Rent apartments on the old Matts of Cabra site was made to An Bord Pleanála on 11th August 2021.
Tue, Aug 31, 2021
In a recent letter to the Minister for Housing in relation to the overconcentration of build-to-rent in Dublin’s inner city areas, Neasa called for a percentage cap on the build-to-rent element of any site, if not an outright ban. Balance is needed for sustainable communities so they do not become dominated by rental only housing models.