Sinn Fein Dublin City Councillor Ray McHugh talks about projects in his area and why he’s against gender quotas, and argues that councillors earn less than minimum wage.
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At Lunch With… Councillor Cieran Perry
Deputy Lord Mayor Cieran Perry talks about his involvement in the 1990s anti-drug movement and how the government needs to move faster on homelessness.
At Lunch With… Councillor Gary Gannon
At 28, independent Dublin City Councillor Gary Gannon is still trying to find his way, politically. At the Pig and Heifer, he talks about issues from housing to abortion, and about his ambitions.
At Lunch With… Councillor Paddy McCartan
A short stroll from his Ringsend office, Fine Gael Paddy McCartan talks about the rise of the left in local elections, and how he gave up his car.
At Lunch with… Councillor Janice Boylan
Janice Boylan discusses her lineage as a Moore Street trader, her opposition to the O’Devaney Gardens refurbishment and her aspirations to higher office.
At Lunch With… Councillor Paul McAuliffe
Dublin City Council Fianna Fail group leader Paul McAuliffe makes his case on the difference between his party and Fine Gael, why he voted against the O’Devaney Gardens refurbishment even though he’s concerned about the housing crisis, and why Sinn Fein shouldn’t get the mayorship in 1916.
At Lunch With… Councillor Noel Rock
Fine Gael young’un Noel Rock talks Hillary Clinton, expenses, and his ambitions to be a TD.
At Lunch With… Councillor John Lyons
Councillor John Lyons talks about life as a newbie local politician, Inkgate and, of course, Irish Water.
At Lunch With… Councillor Mary Freehill
Over lunch at HX46, Councillor Mary Freehill talks about how she got into politics, water-charge protestors, Dublin’s housing shortage, and her future.