Dublin City CouncilThe December Progress Report of the Crumlin Area Office of Dublin City Council is available to read here

This report contains updates on a wide range of council work including social, cultural, movement, accessibilty and other issues. 

The report also includes a list of planning applications received during the period.

This office serves communities in Crumlin, Drimnagh, Harold’s Cross, Kimmage, Walkinstown and Terenure.

If you have any queries about any of the content of this report please get in touch or leave a comment below.

Cities of Migration Cities of Migration is an international website that tries to bring together good ideas and good practice in the area of migration :

"Good Ideas in Integration is a collection of city-level practices that provide innovative and practical approaches to the integration of urban migrants.

Each profile includes tips, contact information, further reading, and city data to help you use and adapt these practices locally, wherever you live and work. "

Recently one such practice from Dublin, in relation to the efforts made to involve migrants in local democracy - you can read about it here.

 Also on this theme, another  new website Living in Ireland is a great place for migrants to access information about living in Ireland, and ncludes sections on history culture and language

On behalf of all the girls in the D12 Womens Action Group I would like to invite you to the launch of  their center in Innis More house, Crumlin village, at the back of the barbers
See  poster for  details

Please forward the invite to anyone you think might like to find out more about the womens action group and bring a friend along

look forward to seeing you there

Winnie Grehan

 

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Joe Deasy has been a forceful  member of ‘ the left’ in Ireland, both in his political  trade union activities. The extent of Joe's contribution has been recently documented by Brian Kenny in his pamphlet Joe Deasy - A Life on the Left. There was a great gathering in the Village Inn in Crumlin to launch the pamphlet, and converstion went on long into the night.You can see a gallery of photos here 

 

TascRemember Tina? Back in the days when Maggie Thatcher was laying waste to the social and economic fabric of our neighbours, whenever she was challenged about her slash and burn policies she would intone gravely - There Is No Alternative.

Tina has made a comeback here in Ireland. Raise questions about NAMA, about cutting incomes and jobs in a recession, and TINA is once again trotted out. There is we are told no alternative, and anybody who says different is portrayed as deluded, unwilling to face reality or simply touting for votes.

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