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Ireland’s Women on Air

    Over the last few weeks I have received a number of emails from journalists asking for contributors to discuss various aspects of the Irish property market and, in particular, the new Building Regulations (effective as of today, March 1 2014).  I am always happy to […]

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Well done to UDC Science Society for Crumlin fundraiser

  Friday evening, Ciamha Foley together with her friends, family and fellow UCD students hosted a fabulous fundraising evening ‘Strictly Come Dancing’  in The Red Cow Hotel in aid of Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin. I was proud to be invited along to share in the evening and […]

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RTE Morning Edition: Converted shipping containers to make up our city skyline..?

  The morning after our hugely successful City Limits event, hosted by Dublin City Council, I joined City Architect Ali Grehan  with Keelin Shanley on RTE Morning Edition.  On the show, we discussed a number of the interesting proposals for alternative uses for some of the vacant […]

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Chronic shortage of family homes in South County Dublin

On Friday, I joined an all-female panel (go Women on Air!) of Fine Gael candidate Samantha Long and Journalist Oonagh O’Farrell on The Friday Forum, hosted by Bryan Fox on Dublin South FM to discuss the chronic shortage of family homes in South Dublin. Other topics up […]

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City Limits: Innovative Uses for Urban Spaces

  On 13th February Dublin City Council hosted an event organised by Cathal O’Sullivan (our Allotment Homes champion) to discuss innovative potential uses for some of the 630 vacant or disused sites around the city centre.  The stunning Wood Quay Venue was packed to capacity with more […]

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NWCI: Soapbox for International Women’s Day

Next Saturday, 8th of March, is International Women’s Day and the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) are planning a special event to celebrate and commemorate our nation’s early feminists by giving a voice to today’s equality activists.  There will be a pop-up Soap Box opposite the […]

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Helping to launch Kanchi 500

  As members of the Kanchi network, we were delighted to be part of their ‘Kanchi 100’ initiative last year – which was a commitment from 100 business to implement one change towards inclusiveness.  For our part, we opened up our service via text to accommodate people […]

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