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# John Lyons

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Dublin councillors reject proposals allowing for log cabins in gardens
Independent councillor John Lyons had proposed amending the city’s development plan to allow for their construction.
People Before Profit councillor resigns from party due to issues with leadership
He said he intends on forming a new group later this year.
Man (50) who threatened to put intimate images of ex-girlfriend on Facebook avoids jail
John Lyons said his ex owed him €5,000 from money he claimed he spent on her during their relationship.
Minister quizzed over claims hospital staff were required to change statements after incident of self-harm
Concerns were previously raised at the hospital over a suicidal man’s attempt to take his own life there.
Council won't reverse cancellation of Eighth Amendment book event in spite of councillors' vote
The Council has said it can’t be seen to be using public funding to support either side.
Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion
Earlier this year, Dublin City councillors voted to fly the Palestinian flag over City Hall as a gesture of solidarity.
Dublin City Council to fly Palestinian flag above City Hall for a month as "gesture of solidarity"
Dublin City Council and Sligo County Council vote to fly the Palestinian flag for the month of May.
Dublin Bus has said that it's NOT changing the 27b bus route*
*At least not for the time being, anyway.
People aren't happy about a proposed change to this Dublin Bus route
The 27b route is set for some changes from 10 July onwards.
Councillor accuses gardaí of "assault" at Dublin protest
People Before Profit councillor John Lyons claims that the handling of protesters at Government Buildings today amounted to “political policing”.
On the canvass: six hours in Wicklow with an election hopeful
Jennifer Cuffe is hoping to be elected for Fianna Fáil.
This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin
The Anti-Austerity Alliance – People Before Profit alliance launched a common principles document today.
Football fans offered loans of up to €30,000 to pay for Euro 2016 trip
One TD has warned that the loans are reminiscent of “the economic euphoria” of the boom.
Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji
John Lyons proves he’s down with the kids.
13 heroes of the Yes campaign
The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.
Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished?
The wearing of pins and badges in Leinster House has become a hot topic in recent days.
Two more TDs have refused to remove their Yes Equality pins in Leinster House
And Joan Burton is supporting them.
Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released
A motion was passed by 27 votes to 22.
Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets
‘People Before Profit condemns the misuse of public monies.’
This Labour TD wishes he didn't have to talk about being gay
John Lyons speaks to about next year’s same-sex marriage referendum.
What do these five politicians want for Christmas?
We asked a cross-party group of deputies what they want from Santa…
Labour TD: That Tesco ad has haunted us
John Lyons has told that the perception of Labour could not be lower.
Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly
The Tipperary South deputy is the latest TD to get involved in the wildly popular initiative.
Fine Gael TDs like the idea of a voting pact more than Labour TDs
Labour minister Alan Kelly thinks it’s a good idea but some of his party colleagues disagree.
Thirsty for a revolution? No ... we're not, insist Raheny's elderly residents
Residents of Tonlegee Drive aren’t huge fans of water charges. But they’re not too keen on the people protesting the charges either, as discovered…
‘Beaten, spat, chased, harassed and mocked’: TDs open-up about homophobic abuse
Two of the Dáil’s openly gay TDs spoke passionately about their experiences of homophobic abuse as deputies debated the Panti Bliss controversy this evening.
Developing the 'hard neck': TDs on death threats, abuse, and their coping strategies
Is enough being done to help out TDs and Senators cope with the abuse they receive and the difficult cases they have to deal with in their constituencies? takes a look.
Minister asks for garda report on Dublin bike thefts
The request comes following a reported spike in thefts in recent months.
9 things we learned from last night's 'Looking After No 1' programme
A great insight into how politicians get things done for the people who elect them or a demoralising portrayal of Ireland’s ‘parish pump’ politics.
Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary
Frances Fitzgerald says both the Gardaí and the HSE are investigating the footage broadcast on Prime Time last night.
Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"
John Lyons claims this is second time in a week that Vatican has “targeted the international LGBT community”.
Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk
Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented.
Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts
The HSE is planning to cut around 450,000 home help hours between now and December – but demonstrators say the cuts need to be reversed.
Jerry Buttimer: 'Being gay is not all of what I am'
The Fine Gael TD has disclosed that he is gay in interviews today saying that he thought it was right for the party and for the people he represents to come out.
Instalment plan for Dublin bin services welcomed
Greyhound Recycling’s change of heart comes following a number of complaints to local councillors from unhappy residents.
Dublin City Council to stop bin collection services
Greyhound Recycling will take over the operations on Monday.
Daily Fix: Monday
The latest highlights from the campaign trail – including: who’s the fairest of them all?