News & Events
There are a number of publicly owned sites in the greater Dundrum area that could be used to build large volumes of homes that could then be rented by people from ALL incomes that are need of a home.
Video exposing the extent of the corporate takeover of housing in Dundrum Village. US, Canadian, British and German corporations are on track to own over 1,000 homes in the heart of our ancient village, as
Me speaking almost ten years ago, outside Anglo Irish Bank headquarters in September 2009. The decision to guarantee all of the debts of the private banking sector was one of the most destructive
I’ve worked with Clare Daly on a range of issues over the last decade including natural resources, women’s rights and housing. She is one of a handful of TDs that have used their seats in Leinster House to drive
We had a packed room for our latest housing meeting in The Mill Theatre on Tuesday, March 19th. Thanks to everyone that attended. I hope that people picked up some new information about the local housing
Over 10,000 copies of my new four page newsletter are in the process of being delivered to homes across the Dundrum Local Electoral Area. The full newsletter is reproduced below. As you can see it’s mainly
Fernbank Apartments on the grounds of Notre Dame in Churchtown. 260 apartments bought en bloc by a Canadian corporation (Great-West Lifeco) from a NAMA developer (Michael Cotter).
Video of Brian Leeson attaching a NOT FOR SALE sign to the hoarding of a NAMA site in Sandyford that has full planning permission for 460 homes.
Everything is in place for the state to build 460 affordable long-term homes for low and middle income families on Carmahall Road in Sandyford (business district).
My graphic design skills might need a bit of work but you get the idea! The area inside the red line is the Dundrum Central Mental Hospital site that Landlord Coveney wants to hand over to some of his property
Stop the Dundrum Land Giveaway! Our activists in South Dublin turned the wall of the Central Mental Hospital into a political cinema last night.
oday it was revealed that the Corrib Gas Field is generating revenue of over €1.7million A DAY for Shell, Statoil and Vermilion. At the same time hundreds of thousands of families in Ireland are living in fuel and
Irish Water contractors only got as far as starting their first hole in the Llewellyn estate in Ballinteer today before protesters shut them down. And from 8am till 4pm their mini-digger was blockaded by residents of the
Here's a snap from Broadford in Ballinteer yesterday where an Irish Water contractor truck with trailer and mini-digger was blockaded till 6pm - having originally tried to leave the estate at 3pm.
Great turnout today in Broadford in Ballinteer with over twenty people joining the protest and many more residents registering their support. The contractors only got one hours work done before their digger was
Video of Brian Leeson addressing 50,000 people at a Right To Water rally on December 9th, 2014.
Irish Water Stopped in Mountain View (formerly Holylands) in Nutgrove in South Dublin. From early this morning a group of residents and their supporters mounted an effective protest and stopped Irish Water in
n May 2017 myself and other Éirígí activists turned the wall of the Central Mental Hospital into a temporary cinema screen. Our message was simple - use the publicly-owned 27 acres behind the wall for
Since 2016 I’ve been highlighting and challenging the corporate takeover of housing in the greater Dundrum area. The research that I have done on this topic has been carried by local and national
My involvement in the fight to keep Ireland’s natural resources in public ownership began in 2005 when five Mayo men were imprisoned for taking a stand against Shell and the giveaway of the Corrib Natural
All of my community and political activism is anchored in, and motivated by, the core Republican values of Liberty, Equality, Community, Justice and Democracy. I believe in a form of Republicanism that puts the