Local Issues

SUMMER WORKS FUNDING BOOST FOR DUBLIN 15 SCHOOLS

28 April 2016

Four Dublin West schools have been successful in their applications for funding under the Summer Works Scheme for 2016 and 2017, Joan has announced today. St Francis Xavier Junior school in Roselawn, St Philip’s Senior School in Mountview, and Coolmine Community School will all receive funding for vital electrical works, while Scoil Thomais in Laurel Lodge … Continue reading SUMMER WORKS FUNDING BOOST FOR DUBLIN 15 SCHOOLS

PROJECT VIVALDI IN SCOIL MHUIRE BLAKESTOWN

27 April 2016

Joan at the ‘Yellow Brick Road’ event in Scoil Mhuire NS Blakestown. Project Vivaldi is making a garden space in Scoil Mhuire in conjunction with ITB Students, Blakestown Drive residents, and Fingal County Council.

PATRONAGE APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR NEW SCHOOL IN CARPENTERSTOWN/CASTLEKNOCK

26 April 2016

School patron bodies in Dublin 15 have been invited to apply for the patronage of a new post-primary school for the Carpenterstown/Castleknock area, Joan has said. The new school is due to be established in September 2017. Welcoming the announcement today by her colleague, Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan, Joan Burton said: “I’m delighted that we have been … Continue reading PATRONAGE APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR NEW SCHOOL IN CARPENTERSTOWN/CASTLEKNOCK

TYRRELSTOWN RESIDENTS MEET WITH JOAN AND MINISTER KELLY 



4 April 2016

  Speaking after a meeting with a delegation of Tyrrelstown residents affected by the lease expiry issue at Cruise Park estate last week, Joan commented: “I had a very positive meeting with some of the residents from Cruise Park, Minister Alan Kelly and Fingal CEO Paul Reid, regarding moves underway by the County Council and … Continue reading TYRRELSTOWN RESIDENTS MEET WITH JOAN AND MINISTER KELLY 



SUPPORTING DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE

24 February 2016

This morning Joan paid a visit to Blanchardstown Fire Station to show her support for the Dublin Fire Brigade Ambulance Service.

JOAN MEETS WITH BLANCHARDSTOWN POSTMASTER GEOFF BOYLE

19 February 2016

“I had a good meeting today in Castleknock with Blanchardstown Postmaster Geoff Boyle and head of the Postmasters’ Union, Ned O’Hara about the post office network locally in Dublin 15 and around the country. Geoff is a great advocate for the community in Dublin 15. “We had a positive discussion about the ‘Kerr Report’, which … Continue reading JOAN MEETS WITH BLANCHARDSTOWN POSTMASTER GEOFF BOYLE

NEW SCHOOL AT LUTTRELLSTOWN AN EXAMPLE OF LABOUR’S INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION

11 February 2016

Speaking during her visit to Luttrellstown Community College today, Joan said: “I was delighted to visit Luttrellstown Community College today and meet with the fifth year students in the school. We had a very interesting discussion about the education system and their own futures. “Dublin 15 is an area with a rapidly growing population, and … Continue reading NEW SCHOOL AT LUTTRELLSTOWN AN EXAMPLE OF LABOUR’S INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION

VOTE 1 JOAN BURTON

5 February 2016

 

A PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM JOAN AS ELECTION 2016 GETS UNDERWAY

3 February 2016

The election campaign has finally begun. The General Election will take place on Friday February 26th. I am looking forward to meeting voters in my own constituency of Dublin West and around the country.

THE HERALD GAUGES THE MOOD IN DUBLIN WEST

2 February 2016

Joan covered in the Herald out and about in Dublin West, Tuesday 2nd February