Dublin 15

CASTLEKNOCK AND ST MOCHTA’S AMONG DUBLIN WEST CLUBS TO GET SPORTS CAPITAL BOOST

8 October 2015

Joan has congratulated local clubs who have been granted funding under the Government’s 2015 sports capital programme, details of which were released today. Both Castleknock GAA club and Castleknock Celtic have been successful, and St Mochta’s Football Club and Mulhuddart Community Centre will also receive funding. In Dublin 7, funding has been awarded to Martin Savage … Continue reading CASTLEKNOCK AND ST MOCHTA’S AMONG DUBLIN WEST CLUBS TO GET SPORTS CAPITAL BOOST

SCOIL CHOILM PORTERSTOWN CELEBRATES EID FESTIVAL

2 October 2015

    Joan was the guest at Scoil Choilm in Porterstown on Friday, for the school’s special celebration to mark the Eid festival.  An excellent day was had by pupils, teachers and parents.

IBM EXPANSION IS ANOTHER VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN IRELAND

30 September 2015

Remarks by the Tanaiste and Labour Party leader Joan Burton T.D. at the announcement of IBM expansion in Ireland I’m delighted to be here for the latest successful chapter of IBM’s story in Ireland. When we hear about tech these days, it’s often about start-ups who’ve been in existence for just a few years. But … Continue reading IBM EXPANSION IS ANOTHER VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN IRELAND

DUBLIN 15 RESIDENTS TELL THEIR ADOPTION STORIES AT WESTMANSTOWN MEETING

29 September 2015

Tánaiste Joan Burton has suggested that new adoption legislation could be tagged ‘Philomena’s Law’ in honour of the efforts of Philomena Lee to promote the issue. The Dublin West Labour TD made the comment as she addressed a packed public meeting on the new reforms to adoption law in Westmanstown Golf Club last night (Monday … Continue reading DUBLIN 15 RESIDENTS TELL THEIR ADOPTION STORIES AT WESTMANSTOWN MEETING

PUBLIC MEETING IN DUBLIN WEST ON MAJOR NEW ADOPTION REFORM – BURTON

21 September 2015

An information meeting on the new adoption legislation will take place in Westmanstown Golf Club next Monday, 28th September at 8:00pm. The meeting has been organised by Tánaiste Joan Burton, and guest speakers will include Fergus Finlay, CEO of Barnardo’s Ireland, and Susan Lohan, director of the Adoption Rights Alliance. Speaking in advance of the meeting, … Continue reading PUBLIC MEETING IN DUBLIN WEST ON MAJOR NEW ADOPTION REFORM – BURTON

ROSELAWN RENOVATION GETS PLANNING GO-AHEAD

11 September 2015

News that Fingal County Council have given planning approval for a €1million renovation of Roselawn Health Centre has been warmly welcomed by Joan. “Roselawn Health Centre has provided an invaluable service for families in the community for many years, servicing people in Roselawn, Blanchardstown Village and Coolmine. “I am delighted that the County Council have … Continue reading ROSELAWN RENOVATION GETS PLANNING GO-AHEAD

BLAKESTOWN PLAYS HOST TO LAUNCH OF BREAKFAST CLUB AWARDS

7 September 2015

    Today Joan was joined by children and teachers in Blakestown Community School to launch the Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards. The awards celebrate the work by schools and community groups in running these important  pre-school clubs. Joan said: “I am a strong supporter of Breakfast clubs and in 2015 I increased the funding available for the … Continue reading BLAKESTOWN PLAYS HOST TO LAUNCH OF BREAKFAST CLUB AWARDS

JOAN ATTENDS THE LAUNCH OF JIM LACEY’S NEW BOOK

24 July 2015

Joan, attended the launch of Jim Lacey’s new book “The Barony of Castleknock”, Thursday night (23/07/2015) at Luttrellstown Golf Club. The book was officially launched on the night by James Connolly Herron (Grandson of James Connolly, 1916 Proclamation signatory). The book is a celebration of the History of Dublin 7 and Dublin 15, from medieval times through … Continue reading Joan Attends the Launch of Jim Lacey’s New Book

JOAN TURNS SOD FOR NATIONAL INDOOR SPORT ARENA

17 July 2015

  Joan along with Cllr Mary McCamley, visiting the site of the National Indoor Sports Arena.