Monday June 1, 2020

Mayor election a coalition nightmare

The timing of Dublin having an elected mayor is causing ‘cultural’ difficulties between Fianna Fáil and the Greens, writes Pat Leahy

17th July, 2010

Delay after delay has characterised the development of the proposal for an elected mayor of Dublin. The legislation was promised early this year, then after Easter, then before the summer.

Last week, a spokesman for environment minister John Gormley said he expected the legislation to be published before the end of this month, and passed in October. The dates keep moving.

What’s going on? The Greens are pushing and Fianna Fáil is stalling, that’s what....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 5 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago