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Every effort must be made to safeguard Vodafone jobs

Fine Gael Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Friday) joined her Party colleagues in calling on the Communications Minister, Pat Rabbitte to do all in his power to ensure that the 300 Vodafone jobs that are at risk… Read More

Amgen’s expansion signals confidence in Ireland and Dun Laoghaire

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said that the expansion of the Amgen pharmaceutical plant in Dun Laoghaire is a huge boost for the local area, with jobs for graduates, the highly skilled and those… Read More

Time to explore real childcare options that work

With empty schools and halls all over the country we are failing to capitalise on a most valuable resource. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Thursday) said that we must look at real, affordable… Read More

Funding will improve situation for all commuters in Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown

€1m for new cycle facilities, better access for walkers and new road. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the announcement of €1 million in funding from the Department of Transport to go towards improving… Read More

Mary Mitchell O’Connor raises concerns over development of Cherrywood

New villages could have negative impact on established areas like Dun Laoghaire, Dalkey, Blackrock and Glasthule. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has made a submission to Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council outlining concerns over the impact… Read More

New Anti-Bullying Forum will help address cyber-bullying in schools

Fine Gael TD for Dún Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, of a new Anti-Bullying Forum that will address cyber-bullying as part of its remit. Deputy Mitchell O’Connor has urged… Read More

Not paying household charge is unfair on those who have paid

Tuesday, 3rd April 2012 – Household charge pays for services which we all benefit from. Fine Gael Dún Laoghaire TD, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor, has called on people who have not paid the household charge to do so… Read More

Dun Laoghaire pier records highest ever footfall

Positive signs so early in the year are a great boost for the town. Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Thursday) welcomed the news that Dun Laoghaire pier experienced its highest number of… Read More

Quotas are regrettable but necessary

Speaking on the Electoral Amendment Bill in the Dáil this evening (Wednesday), Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, said that the introduction of electoral gender quotas are a regrettable but necessary measure needed to address the… Read More

€4.4 million to be made available for social housing in Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has today (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement of more than €4.4 million to be made available to Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown County Council for social and voluntary housing and regeneration projects. This… Read More