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#Dermot Looney

# dermot-looney - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Presidential hopeful defends advising local councillors about how to 'maximise' mileage expenses

Senator Gerard Craughwell said an email he sent to local politicians was in the public interest.

# dermot-looney - Friday 11 December, 2015

The daughter of a woman who refused medical treatment from Muslim doctors has defended her actions

Her mother had said that she did not want to be treated by a doctor wearing a hijab.

# dermot-looney - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat

The junior minister’s departure creates a vacancy in his Dublin South-West Dáil constituency.

# dermot-looney - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

The 29 councillors who have left the Labour Party over its role in government

It’s not a list which will make good reading for Eamon Gilmore or those still in the Labour Party…

'It's not popular to be in Labour': Party not surprised by Dermot Looney's departure

That’s now 27 councillors who have left the party since it went into government with all of them citing coalition policies as one of their reasons for quitting.

# dermot-looney - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Gone: South Dublin mayor resigns from Labour party

Dermot Looney, a 31-year-old teacher, said he believes that Labour has abandoned its principles while in government.

# dermot-looney - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

'A nice bonus at Christmas time': Dublin mayor's pay-cut benefits 50 community groups

Dermot Looney’s decision to surrender part of his salary has worked out well for dozens of community groups in the south of the capital.

# dermot-looney - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Council rejects ‘premature’ motion to accept Bitcoin payments

Fianna Fáil’s Trevor Gilligan said he can see people paying their property tax and water charges in digital currencies in the future.

# dermot-looney - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Dublin authorities seek feedback on mayor plan

A recent poll suggests over 60 per cent of Dubs want an elected first citizen, but views are being sought on just what powers that mayor would have.

# dermot-looney - Sunday 30 June, 2013

New Labour mayor of South Dublin County will "continue to be outspoken"

A number of Labour councillors have left the party, but new Mayor Dermot Looney said he intends to stay with the party – even if his views are sometimes ‘left field’.

# dermot-looney - Monday 20 June, 2011

From The42 "The Robbie Keane Stand" - coming soon to Tallaght Stadium? What's In A Name?

"The Robbie Keane Stand" - coming soon to Tallaght Stadium?

Motion to consider renaming a stand in the striker’s honour was passed by Tallaght Area Committee this afternoon.