KENNY WELCOMES SCRAPPING OF FEES FOR PRTB TENANTS/LANDLORD MEDIATION SERVICES

Posted on January 18, 2016 5:21 PM   

Dublin Labour TD and member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee Sean Kenny has said that the new mediation service for tenants and landlords is to be welcomed. "The new service has been commenced as part of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 and will be operational shortly. The mediation services provided will be free of charge and operated by the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB)." "At present a fee of €25 is charged to applicants when applying to have their dispute resolved by the PRTB. The new provisions introduced in the new legislation state that the PRTB may not charge...

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€1.4M IN CAPITAL FUNDING FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT HOWTH HARBOUR WELCOMED - KENNY

Posted on January 11, 2016 5:08 PM   

Dublin Labour TD and Vice Chair of the Oireachtas Transport Committee Sean Kenny has welcomed details of €1.4 million in capital funding for Howth Harbour intended to provide improvements. Flagship projects in the 2016 Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Programme that will be rolled out across the country include the provision of €400,000 for dedicated ferry pontoons on the West Pier in Howth as well as the preparatory work for significant potential projects, including €300,000 worth of electric works also on the West Pier. "Howth will be getting funding of €150,000 to deal with traffic management works, €50,000 will...

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NEW GARDA YOUTH DIVERSION PROJECTS TO BE UP AND RUNNING THIS YEAR - KENNY

Posted on January 8, 2016 3:38 PM   

Dublin Labour TD and member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee Sean Kenny has welcomed the announcement of seven new Garda Youth Diversion Projects will be getting underway in 2016, as well as a new pilot mentoring service that deals with young people who come to the attention of An Garda Síochána. "A lot of progess on dealing with youth crime has been made over the past number of years but there is still a need for additional crime prevention and crime reduction efforts. That's why the Garda Youth Diversion Projects are needed in areas with a high level of youth...

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