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# Oisín Quinn

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Cork Lord Mayor involved in car crash just hours after losing her seat
Catherine Clancy is the second Labour Lord Mayor to lose their seat.
Oisín Quinn will remain Lord Mayor of Dublin even if he loses council seat
Tallies show Oisin Quinn in danger of losing his Dublin City Council seat at 6 per cent.
'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil
We spent Wednesday morning at Portobello Bridge as Labour targeted commuters on foot… and on bikes.
Phil Hogan 'should hold plebiscite anyway' --- Lord Mayor
Oisín Quinn says the fact that 98 councillors supported the move, while only 19 voted against is as close as you get to unanimity “outside of Iraq and North Korea”.
Column: Voting down a plebiscite for a directly-elected Dublin mayor would be bad for democracy
All four local authorities in the country have to agree on whether to put the issue to the people on the same day as the local and European elections.
Three Dublin councils vote on a directly-elected mayor tomorrow. Here's how it's looking..
Councillors are voting on whether to put the issue to the people on 23 May. Any of the three remaining councils can veto the move…
Dublin City councillors in favour of having vote for directly-elected mayor
Fifty councillors voted for the motion, one abstained and one councillor was absent.
Drumroll, please... The Grand Marshall of the Paddy's Day parade is...
He’s certainly an able spokes-man.*
Plan to target land-hoarders could create tens of thousands of jobs
A plan to impose a harsh levy on developers hanging on to prime land is being considered by Cabinet. It’s hoped the measure could help boost the supply of family homes, particularly in Dublin.
Poll: Does the St Patrick's Day Festival need to change?
The Lord Mayor of Dublin says the St Patrick’s Day Festival needs to highlight Dublin’s literary and cultural heritage. What do you think?
"Low-grade mini-Funderland" not what St. Patrick's Day should be about --- Lord Mayor
Oisín Quinn has said a revamp of the festival is needed, and accused event organisers of becoming “complacent”.
Pictures: Founding of Irish Volunteers marked at Garden of Remembrance
‘Óglaigh na hÉireann’ were officially launched with a rally at the Rotunda in November 1913.
Dublin Lord Mayor catches fainting fireman
Oisín Quinn said he ‘dashed over’ to the Dublin Fire Brigade firefighter as he fainted at the launch of a literary award earlier today.
Why is Dublin dedicating a 300-year-old tree to the city of Barcelona?
Because we’re all best mates, obviously.
70 business leaders sleep rough to raise money for homelessness
Each of the people braving the elements last night raised €5,000 for Focus Ireland.
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.
Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations
President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.
Lord Mayor: Developers hanging on to prime Dublin sites should face penalties
Oisín Quinn has been setting out his aims for his term in office in a wide-ranging interview. On a personal front, his priorities include trying to accommodate a young family and small dog in the garden-less Mansion House…
Lord Mayor: Dublin needs a mayor with 'real powers', but role unlikely before 2019
Oisín Quinn has been sharing his thoughts on the future of the mayorship, following a poll that shows 61 per cent of Dubliners are in favour of a directly elected CEO for the city.
This man is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin
Labour’s Oisín Quinn – nephew of minister Ruairí – could be one of the last mayors not to be directly elected by the public.
7 barristers paid over €200,000 each for work for Chief State Solicitor
The barristers carried out work for the Office of the Chief State Solicitor, who represents the State in various courts.
Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO
However a report by the Standards Commission said that the contraventions by Oisin Quinn were inadvertent.