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# john-lyons - Monday 4 March, 2019

Dublin councillors reject proposals allowing for log cabins in gardens
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin councillors reject proposals allowing for log cabins in gardens

Mar 4th 2019, 10:55 PM 62,035 Views 72 Comments

Independent councillor John Lyons had proposed amending the city’s development plan to allow for their construction.

# john-lyons - Monday 7 January, 2019

People Before Profit councillor resigns from party due to issues with leadership
# John Lyons
# John Lyons

People Before Profit councillor resigns from party due to issues with leadership

Jan 7th 2019, 5:10 PM 47,413 Views 61 Comments

He said he intends on forming a new group later this year.

# john-lyons - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Man (50) who threatened to put intimate images of ex-girlfriend on Facebook avoids jail
# Revenge Porn
# Revenge Porn

Man (50) who threatened to put intimate images of ex-girlfriend on Facebook avoids jail

Nov 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 20,110 Views 0 Comments

John Lyons said his ex owed him €5,000 from money he claimed he spent on her during their relationship.

# john-lyons - Monday 22 October, 2018

Minister quizzed over claims hospital staff were required to change statements after incident of self-harm
# Clontarf Hospital
# Clontarf Hospital

Minister quizzed over claims hospital staff were required to change statements after incident of self-harm

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:15 AM 19,648 Views 11 Comments

Concerns were previously raised at the hospital over a suicidal man’s attempt to take his own life there.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Council won't reverse cancellation of Eighth Amendment book event in spite of councillors' vote
# Literary Festival
# Literary Festival

Council won't reverse cancellation of Eighth Amendment book event in spite of councillors' vote

May 15th 2018, 12:53 PM 12,977 Views 82 Comments

The Council has said it can’t be seen to be using public funding to support either side.

# john-lyons - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:25 AM 26,400 Views 197 Comments

Earlier this year, Dublin City councillors voted to fly the Palestinian flag over City Hall as a gesture of solidarity.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Dublin City Council to fly Palestinian flag above City Hall for a month as "gesture of solidarity"
# Palestine
# Palestine

Dublin City Council to fly Palestinian flag above City Hall for a month as "gesture of solidarity"

May 9th 2017, 12:26 PM 21,423 Views 281 Comments

Dublin City Council and Sligo County Council vote to fly the Palestinian flag for the month of May.

# john-lyons - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Dublin Bus has said that it's NOT changing the 27b bus route*
# Round And Round
# Round And Round

Dublin Bus has said that it's NOT changing the 27b bus route*

Jul 2nd 2016, 3:10 PM 21,805 Views 16 Comments

*At least not for the time being, anyway.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

People aren't happy about a proposed change to this Dublin Bus route
# To 27b Or Not To 27b
# To 27b Or Not To 27b

People aren't happy about a proposed change to this Dublin Bus route

Jun 28th 2016, 6:05 AM 28,994 Views 8 Comments

The 27b route is set for some changes from 10 July onwards.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Councillor accuses gardaí of "assault" at Dublin protest
# Allegation
# Allegation

Councillor accuses gardaí of "assault" at Dublin protest

May 17th 2016, 9:56 PM 32,694 Views 45 Comments

People Before Profit councillor John Lyons claims that the handling of protesters at Government Buildings today amounted to “political policing”.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

On the canvass: six hours in Wicklow with an election hopeful
# Jennifer Cuffe
# Jennifer Cuffe

On the canvass: six hours in Wicklow with an election hopeful

Feb 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 24,219 Views 52 Comments

Jennifer Cuffe is hoping to be elected for Fianna Fáil.

# john-lyons - Monday 25 January, 2016

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin

Jan 25th 2016, 12:56 PM 18,824 Views 174 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance – People Before Profit alliance launched a common principles document today.

# john-lyons - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Football fans offered loans of up to €30,000 to pay for Euro 2016 trip
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Football fans offered loans of up to €30,000 to pay for Euro 2016 trip

Dec 17th 2015, 6:06 AM 23,178 Views 164 Comments

One TD has warned that the loans are reminiscent of “the economic euphoria” of the boom.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji
# Totes Emoji
# Totes Emoji

Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji

Jun 9th 2015, 9:00 PM 16,107 Views 35 Comments

John Lyons proves he’s down with the kids.

# john-lyons - Saturday 23 May, 2015

13 heroes of the Yes campaign
# How The Ref Was Won
# How The Ref Was Won

13 heroes of the Yes campaign

May 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 64,388 Views 168 Comments

The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.

# john-lyons - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished?
# Pin-gate
# Pin-gate

Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished?

May 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,596 Views 100 Comments

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
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Two more TDs have refused to remove their Yes Equality pins in Leinster House

May 14th 2015, 4:12 PM 13,409 Views 124 Comments

And Joan Burton is supporting them.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released
# Free The Four
# Free The Four

Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:58 AM 14,201 Views 181 Comments

A motion was passed by 27 votes to 22.

# john-lyons - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets
# No Rules To Be Broken
# No Rules To Be Broken

Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets

Feb 26th 2015, 12:58 PM 8,391 Views 79 Comments

‘People Before Profit condemns the misuse of public monies.’

# john-lyons - Sunday 28 December, 2014

This Labour TD wishes he didn't have to talk about being gay
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

This Labour TD wishes he didn't have to talk about being gay

Dec 28th 2014, 8:15 AM 16,391 Views 144 Comments

John Lyons speaks to TheJournal.ie about next year’s same-sex marriage referendum.

# john-lyons - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

What do these five politicians want for Christmas?
# House Of (Christmas) Cards
# House Of (Christmas) Cards

What do these five politicians want for Christmas?

Dec 24th 2014, 3:00 PM 5,195 Views 17 Comments

We asked a cross-party group of deputies what they want from Santa…

# john-lyons - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Labour TD: That Tesco ad has haunted us
# Every Little Hurts
# Every Little Hurts

Labour TD: That Tesco ad has haunted us

Dec 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 23,050 Views 53 Comments

John Lyons has told TheJournal.ie that the perception of Labour could not be lower.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly
# Ice Bucket Challenge
# Ice Bucket Challenge

Mattie McGrath used a digger to do the ice bucket challenge... and nominated James Reilly

Aug 26th 2014, 10:53 AM 20,316 Views 20 Comments

The Tipperary South deputy is the latest TD to get involved in the wildly popular initiative.

# john-lyons - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Fine Gael TDs like the idea of a voting pact more than Labour TDs
# Pact-men
# Pact-men

Fine Gael TDs like the idea of a voting pact more than Labour TDs

Aug 14th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,575 Views 36 Comments

Labour minister Alan Kelly thinks it’s a good idea but some of his party colleagues disagree.

# john-lyons - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Thirsty for a revolution? No ... we're not, insist Raheny's elderly residents
# Protesting The Protests
# Protesting The Protests

Thirsty for a revolution? No ... we're not, insist Raheny's elderly residents

Jun 14th 2014, 8:15 AM 20,923 Views 155 Comments

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 TheJournal.ie discovered…

# john-lyons - Thursday 6 February, 2014

‘Beaten, spat, chased, harassed and mocked’: TDs open-up about homophobic abuse
# Dáil
# Dáil

‘Beaten, spat, chased, harassed and mocked’: TDs open-up about homophobic abuse

Feb 6th 2014, 10:51 PM 28,462 Views 0 Comments

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.

# john-lyons - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Developing the 'hard neck': TDs on death threats, abuse, and their coping strategies
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Developing the 'hard neck': TDs on death threats, abuse, and their coping strategies

Dec 21st 2013, 7:10 AM 5,997 Views 49 Comments

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? TheJournal.ie takes a look.

# john-lyons - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Minister asks for garda report on Dublin bike thefts
# Project Cycle Ops
# Project Cycle Ops

Minister asks for garda report on Dublin bike thefts

Oct 27th 2013, 8:00 AM 19,958 Views 63 Comments

The request comes following a reported spike in thefts in recent months.

# john-lyons - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

9 things we learned from last night's 'Looking After No 1' programme
# Parish Pump
# Parish Pump

9 things we learned from last night's 'Looking After No 1' programme

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:12 AM 19,211 Views 44 Comments

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.

# john-lyons - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary
# Childcare
# Childcare

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary

May 29th 2013, 5:37 PM 8,053 Views 44 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says both the Gardaí and the HSE are investigating the footage broadcast on Prime Time last night.

# john-lyons - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"

Dec 22nd 2012, 12:23 PM 13,357 Views 113 Comments

John Lyons claims this is second time in a week that Vatican has “targeted the international LGBT community”.

# john-lyons - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk
# Fashion
# Fashion

Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk

Nov 28th 2012, 9:20 AM 8,174 Views 31 Comments

Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented.

# john-lyons - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts
# Cuts
# Cuts

Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts

Oct 17th 2012, 10:23 PM 7,880 Views 38 Comments

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.

# john-lyons - Monday 30 April, 2012

Jerry Buttimer: 'Being gay is not all of what I am'
# Jerry Buttimer
# Jerry Buttimer

Jerry Buttimer: 'Being gay is not all of what I am'

Apr 30th 2012, 12:00 PM 9,807 Views 92 Comments

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.

# john-lyons - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Instalment plan for Dublin bin services welcomed
# Backtrack
# Backtrack

Instalment plan for Dublin bin services welcomed

Jan 19th 2012, 1:29 PM 2,963 Views 8 Comments

Greyhound Recycling’s change of heart comes following a number of complaints to local councillors from unhappy residents.

# john-lyons - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Dublin City Council to stop bin collection services
# Waste
# Waste

Dublin City Council to stop bin collection services

Jan 14th 2012, 2:46 PM 8,439 Views 30 Comments

Greyhound Recycling will take over the operations on Monday.

# john-lyons - Monday 14 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Monday
# GE11
# GE11

Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 14th 2011, 8:00 PM 2,506 Views 6 Comments

The latest highlights from the campaign trail – including: who’s the fairest of them all?