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Social Democrats Commend Right2Change Principles but Decline Participation

Social Democrats Commend Right2Change Principles but Decline Participation

The Social Democrats have this evening responded to the Right2Change platform by commending them for a substantial document underpinned by sound principles but explaining that at this point in time…

DART Underground Decision Will Cost Us More In Long-Term

DART Underground Decision Will Cost Us More In Long-Term

Social Democrat TD Catherine Murphy has condemned today’s cabinet decision to scrap the DART Underground project despite almost €40million having already been spent on it. “We are talking here about…

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…

Climate Bill Without Targets is a Recipe for Disaster

Climate Bill Without Targets is a Recipe for Disaster

Independent TD Catherine Murphy has reacted to today’s publication of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015 expressing disappointment that the Bill does not include specific targets and…

Homelessness Forum Must Lead to Action

Homelessness Forum Must Lead to Action

Independent TD Catherine Murphy plans to attend today’s emergency forum on homelessness following her nomination from the Oireachtas Environment Committee. Deputy Murphy, who has been raising the homelessness crisis over…

Spending Money Like Water: Questioning Uisce Éireann

Spending Money Like Water: Questioning Uisce Éireann

Statement | 14th January 2014 Today at the Environment Commmitee I had the oppportunity to question Mr John Tierny, CEO of Irish Water on the astonishing sums of money being…

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…

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