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#francis timmons

# francis-timmons - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Dublin councillor's car and Christmas-themed window smashed in overnight attack

The upsetting attack comes a week after a video of a man shouting homophobic abuse outside Francis Timmons’s home was posted online.

# francis-timmons - Saturday 5 August, 2017

'They sleep beside the burnt-out cars - we don't know why. Maybe they get a bit of shelter from them'

There’s been a spike in cars being burnt-out and horses being mistreated at an expanse of land near Clondalkin.

# francis-timmons - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'We need a full State investigation': Councillor who was on vaccine trial tables motion on inquiry

Francis Timmons only recently found out that he was on two vaccine trials at Madonna House in the early 1970s.

# francis-timmons - Friday 14 July, 2017

Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter

Inside the package Francis Timmons received was a picture of Pope Benedict, a letter about World Family Day and a letter from Pope Francis.

# francis-timmons - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Home survivor sent photos from time there after TheJournal.ie story

Councillor Francis Timmons spoke to TheJournal.ie about his time at Madonna House mother and baby home two years ago.

'I had no idea that I could've gotten these injections': Home survivor told he was put on vaccine trial

Councillor Francis Timmons says that survivors deserve answers on vaccines trials at mother and baby homes.

# francis-timmons - Friday 25 September, 2015

"Ireland saw her as a fallen woman - but she was my mother"

Dublin councillor Francis Timmons, who grew up in a mother and baby home in the 1970s, is calling for James Reilly to take a look at redress schemes for survivors.

# francis-timmons - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Councillor says people should be allowed to house families in caravans in their back gardens

Francis Timmons said this would be a short-term solution for people on the housing list.

# francis-timmons - Thursday 11 December, 2014

South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority

Francis Timmons proposed the motion, describing it as “one of Ireland’s biggest human rights issues”.

# francis-timmons - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

'In 20 years time Direct Provision centres will be our Magdalene Laundries'

“There’s enough racism and enough anger out there, we don’t need to encourage it more.”