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Duncan Smith,
Labour Party Councillor
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Duncan Smith

Duncan Smith

Labour Party Councillor, Dublin Fingal

Working Hard for Swords:

  • Working Hard for the Community. I have two advice clinics every week in Swords. 
  • Having a 100% record in voting for Public Housing and affordable Housing.         
  • Working for Sustainable Transport. Greener transport in Swords, through successfully delivering a pilot public bike scheme. 
  • Supporting Proper Planning in Swords.
  • Initiated planning of the Swimming Pool in Swords
  • Getting Community Groups Open and Running. Such as Usher’s lake Angling club. 
  • Active Campaigner on the Social Issues. Marriage Equality Campaign and Repealing the 8th Amendment. 
  • Supporting Workers in Swords. Supported the cleaners in a local school, who were locked out of their job.
  • Working on the Environment. Tackling dog fouling. Pilot scheme to tackle dog litter. Anti-dumping measures in and around Swords. For greener, litter-free, environmentally friendly, and happy communities. 

About Duncan

Born and raised in Finglas, I moved to Swords and bought a home in the Castleview Estate in 2008. Later that year when the reality of the economic crisis hit home, I joined the Labour Party. The only political party to oppose the disasterous bank guarantee. I became active in the local organisation by getting involved in local campaigns regarding planning, job losses, better public transport and housing.

I decided to stand in the Local Elections in 2014 for the Swords Electoral Area as I firmly believed we needed new, young voices in our local Council chamber. We are living in extraordinary times where household budgets and local authority budgets are inextricably linked, so if we are to recover, we must act together side by side as neighbours and citizens. I will work night and day to earn the trust and support I need to rebuild the relationship between the community and the council chamber.

Ridgewood Estate zebra crossing

Question: Councillor D. Smith “To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the finishing off of the zebra crossing just inside the entrance to Ridgewood Estate?”   Reply: The zebra crossing in Ridgewood is fully operational, and the remaining contractor works are...

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Removal of trees on the Portrane Road

Question: Councillor D. Smith “To ask the Chief Executive how many trees have been cut down on the Portrane Road in the past six months and can the Chief Executive indicate if there are many more to be cut down on the Portrane Road or on the hospital site as part of...

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