Fri, Sep 18, 2020
In spite of the delays, it is welcome to hear progress and some firm dates on the consultation process around the Phoenix Park traffic management strategy. Key for this process will be meaningful public engagement and that the Minister listens to the opinions of the stakeholder organisations and the public.
Mon, Sep 14, 2020
On the 16th of July Minister Patrick O'Donovan, after his decision to re-open the Phoenix Park gates, told us a "consultation process on the Phoenix Park Traffic Management Strategy, involving all stakeholders" was expected to take place during August/September of this year. As of the 9th of September the Minister is now saying he cannot confirm exact dates for commencement and completion of such a process but that he wants to advance this process in "coming weeks and months." It is disappointing to see that the dates on this important piece of work are slipping already.
Fri, Sep 11, 2020
The use of illegal fireworks has gotten out of hand this year. Seven weeks to Halloween and fireworks are already a nightly occurrence. Neasa Hourigan has written to the Minister for Justice to ask her to do more on combating this issue and has included some proposals the Minister can act on. Let us know if you have additional suggestions on how to tackle this problem at Neasa.Hourigan@oir.ie.
Thu, Sep 10, 2020
Speaking today Neasa Hourigan, Finance & Health Spokesperson for the Green Party, called on the Minister for Health and maternity hospitals to review the restrictions around partners joining pregnant people during antenatal scans and labour.
Fri, Sep 4, 2020
Neasa speaks on Ireland's ambitious new targets to tackle waste and move towards a circular economy under a new plan announced today by Minister Eamon Ryan TD.
Thu, Sep 3, 2020
Dublin City Council is currently investigating the options for providing a protected cycle lane on both sides of Griffith Avenue from Ballygall Road East as far as the Malahide Road. If you have concerns you would like to see addressed or indeed if you would like to add your support please see details below on the public consultation.
Thu, Sep 3, 2020
“Knowing there are staff who’ve seen it all before is incredibly helpful.” Neasa Hourigan Green Party TD talks about her daughter’s visual impairment, the initial shock at diagnosis, the inaccessibility of local infrastructure for cane users, the challenges of back to school in a Covid19 world and her priorities and ambitions while in Government.
Thu, Aug 27, 2020
Speaking today, on foot of the recent release of a number of Freedom of Information requests, Neasa Hourigan, Finance Spokesperson for the Green Party, expressed her disappointment at the lack of any clear data supporting the reopening of the Phoenix Park gates on the 9th of July