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Scrapping Dart Underground is Short-Sighted

Scrapping Dart Underground is Short-Sighted

Social Democrat TD Catherine Murphy has expressed disappointment at reports today that Government is set to scrap plans for the Dart underground in favour of other projects. Deputy Murphy has…

Leader Programme Allocations Raises Questions

Leader Programme Allocations Raises Questions

Independent TD Catherine Murphy has raised concerns in how the funding from the Leader programme has been distributed in the most recent allocations by the Minister. Ms Murphy drew attention…

Independent TDs making a difference: Government decide not to oppose my Planning Bill

Independent TDs making a difference: Government decide not to oppose my Planning Bill

Statement | 18th December 2013 The Government today joined with me and agreed to allow my private member’s bill on planning & development to proceed to committee stage. It’s rare…

Planning Law needs to change to better protect individuals: so I wrote a bill doing just that

Planning Law needs to change to better protect individuals: so I wrote a bill doing just that

Statement | 17th December 2013 Today I will bring forward my third private member’s bill since coming back into the Dáil in 2011 – the Planning and Development (Transparency and…

MacGill Summer School ‘Governance of the Republic’ – Watch my speech here.

MacGill Summer School ‘Governance of the Republic’ – Watch my speech here.

Every year people from both inside and outside politics gather at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties, Co. Donegal for debates and conversations about the country, its future and the…

Asking homeowners to pay development contributions would set a dangerous precedent

Asking homeowners to pay development contributions would set a dangerous precedent

Statement | 12th February 2013 Today I questioned Minister of State for Housing Jan O’Sullivan in the Dáil Chamber on the weekend reports that some local authorities plan on charging…

Pyrite Levy Fund Must Begin Operating ASAP

Pyrite Levy Fund Must Begin Operating ASAP

Press Release | 19th December 2012 Independent TD Catherine Murphy has welcomed the announcement that there is to be a special fund created for the remediation of those homes affected…

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