Public bathing area planned for Dun Laoghaire after years of procrastination

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, today (Wednesday) said the public bathing area for Dun Laoghaire, which was approved last Monday by the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council (DLRCOCO), will provide a wonderful public amenity for… Read More

Unacceptable that clinics at the centre of the PIP scandal will not play ball

Alternative service for those seeking resolution now being sought. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said confirmation that the three clinics at the centre of the PIP breast implant scandal have been less than forthcoming… Read More

Encouraging children to play will benefit physical and mental health

National Play Day 2012 offers a reminder of the advantages of real play. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O ’Connor, has called on parents to explore the joys and benefits of unstructured play with their children… Read More

Mary Mitchell O’Connor welcomes progress on redeployment of SNAs

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Saturday) welcomed a recommendation from the Labour Court that a redeployment system should be introduced for Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) who find themselves out of work. The Labour… Read More

Let’s get the conversation started on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Organisations around the world are raising awareness, we must encourage older people to speak out. Speaking on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day which takes place tomorrow (Friday), Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor,… Read More

National Maritime Museum adds to rich cultural heritage of Dun Laoghaire

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said the newly refurbished National Maritime Museum, which was officially opened today (Tuesday), adds to the rich cultural heritage of Dun Laoghaire; a town which is rightfully proud of… Read More

Mary Mitchell O’Connor wishes exams students the best of luck in the weeks ahead

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has wished all of those undertaking Leaving and Junior Certificate exams in the coming weeks the very best of luck. Deputy Mitchell O’Connor went on to say that while the… Read More

Forty Foot fracas must be a one-off

Pressing need to monitor DART activity from town. Fine Gael Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has today (Friday) said the incident that occurred at the Forty Foot in Sandycove last night, which saw three people being detained by Gardaí… Read More

New development at National Rehabilitation Hospital is long overdue

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has this evening (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement of a significant capital investment in the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) in Dun Laoghaire which will see the existing facility being replaced by… Read More

Rise in number of HSE elder abuse referrals signals growing confidence in reporting

Ireland is one of a handful of European countries with a dedicated elder abuse service – older people must be encouraged to use it. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said the reported rise of… Read More

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