A man who made a true difference to Dublin

Tony Gregory’s generosity of spirit was matched only by the boundless reserves of energy and hard work he spent on his inner-city constituents

3rd January, 2009

For close on 30 years, Tony Gregory and I shadowed each other at residents’ meetings and public meetings in our native Dublin. I believe we must have attended thousands of such meetings together and, throughout that entire period, we were constituency colleagues, political opponents and good friends. When I first came across Tony, he was a community activist in the north inner city. In 1979, he became a member of Dublin City Council. I was...

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