Publication of Draft Phoenix Park Tunnel Rail Service Timetable

Deputy Lawless with commuters at Hazelhatch station.

Deputy Lawless with commuters at Hazelhatch station.

A publication of a draft timetable for rail services which will benefit Hazelhatch commuters in the coming months has gone live. The timetable is now open for public consultation and will close on 19th September.

This is a service I have campaigned for, for many years. Recently I had meetings with the NTA and this was a matter which was brought up. I have also been in constant contact with Irish Rail on this issue. Continue Reading →

Arts and the need for a full Minister

James Lawless T.D. with Celbridge Soprano Sharon McCarthy

James Lawless T.D. with Celbridge Soprano Sharon McCarthy

This week in my Maynooth Constituency Office I met with talented Soprano Sharon McCarthy to discuss the need for a full Minister for the Arts. This is a issue Fianna Fáil have put a motion down on and raised extensively in the Dáil.

Celbridge based Soprano Sharon McCarthy explained to me her involvement with the National Campaign for the Arts and her own career as a performer. It was a fasintating discussion and many of the points will be raised in the Dáil.

If you wish to listen to some of Sharon’s work it can be found here.