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Dr. John Walsh
Councillor for Dublin West
Working with Joan Burton, T.D. and Cllr Mary McCamley
7 May - attended Yellow Flag launch by Taoiseach
at Castleknock Community College
30 Apr - submitted nomination papers for local election
28 Apr - attended local election launch with Cllr Mary McCamley and Elaine Dooley
27 Apr - attended launch of the local election campaign in the Westbury Hotel with Cllr Mary McCamley and Elaine Dooley
13 Apr - involved with Tidy Towns initiatives in Blanchardstown, Castleknock Village and Auburn Avenue
11 Apr - attended table quiz in St Brigid's GAA club in support of new ERST secondary school for Castleknock
18 Mar - attended and supported TUI protest by teachers in Dublin and Dun Laoghaire ETB
17 Mar - walked with the Blanchardstown Tidy Towns group in the St. Patrick's Day parade
14 Mar - participated in Laurel Lodge Mast Action Group Table Quiz
10 Mar - attending Gala Opera Night in St. Brigid's, Castleknock
7 Mar - hosting public meeting on Royal Canal Urban Greenway at 8:15pm in St. Brigid's Community Centre, Blanchardstown.
5 Mar - attending Public Consultation on Royal Canal Urban Greenway
22 Feb - Phoenix FM Table Quiz
Reaction to Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy's recent comment on Labour's objective on homelessness
By John Walsh, Mar 25 2019 06:23PM
The recent statement made by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is outrageous. Murphy states, as shown in a tweet by Hugh O'Connell, that it was "irresponsible" of Labour to pledge to end homelessness after the death of Jonathan Corrie in December 2014.
Firstly, he assumes that homelessness will always be with us - like death and taxes.
Secondly he is deflecting from his own failure to achieve anything on homelessness or the housing crisis.
Last, but not least, he misrepresents the position taken by Labour ministers in the FG-Labour government which he supported - this was to end long term homelessness, surely a reasonable objective.
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