McGuinness comments on emerging Covid Situation in West Waterford

20 June 2021 Sinn Féin's representative for West Waterford Cllr. Conor D. McGuinness has commented on the emerging situation in the area and has appealed for people to double down on the basic public health precautions. He also called on the HSE to open a test centre in Dungarvan to help address the situation locally. … Continue reading McGuinness comments on emerging Covid Situation in West Waterford

House Price Increases hitting young families the hardest – McGuinness

Responding to the Daft.ie survey that showed a dramatic increase in house prices in coastal locations Sinn Féin Councillor Conor D. McGuinness said that young families and bearing the brunt of out-of-control inflation in the housing market. McGuinness said: "Young couples and families in Waterford are being priced out of their communities. This is especially … Continue reading House Price Increases hitting young families the hardest – McGuinness

‘Restore the Right to Retire at 65’ – Waterford Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin Councillor Conor D. McGuinness has called for the right to retire at 65 to be restored by Government. He made the call as the Sinn Féin Council group submitted a motion to Waterford City and County Council that supports the campaign to overturn the Government’s unfair policies on retirement and pensions.  McGuinness said: … Continue reading ‘Restore the Right to Retire at 65’ – Waterford Sinn Féin

McGuinness welcomes European Commission competition charges against Insurance Ireland

Sinn Féin Councillor and EU Council of the Regions member Conor D. McGuinness has welcomed preliminary findings by the European Commission that Insurance Ireland broke competition rules by denying insurance companies and new entrants access to its claims data sharing platform. McGuinness had drafted the Sinn Féin submission to the European Commission that triggered the … Continue reading McGuinness welcomes European Commission competition charges against Insurance Ireland

New CSO house price figures paint a hopeless picture for Waterford homebuyers – McGuinness

Sinn Féin’s leader on Waterford City and County Council Conor D. McGuinness has  said that the latest house price figures from the CSO paint an "increasingly hopeless picture for homebuyers". McGuinness said: “The latest CSO house price index shows the average price increases outside of Dublin stands at 4.9% for houses, while apartment prices rose by … Continue reading New CSO house price figures paint a hopeless picture for Waterford homebuyers – McGuinness

McGuinness calls for multi-agency mental health crisis team for Waterford

Sinn Féin Councillor Conor D. McGuinness has called for the establishment of a multi-agency mental health crisis de-escalation team in Waterford.  McGuinness said “I am calling on the Government to establish a mental health crisis de-escalation team for Waterford. Such a team would involve mental health professionals and specially trained members of the Gardaí. The … Continue reading McGuinness calls for multi-agency mental health crisis team for Waterford

Waterford Sinn Féin condemns homophobic incidents

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane and Council Group Leader Conor D. McGuinness have condemned the removal and burning of pride flags on the Mall in WaterfordCity on two occasions this week. The flags were flown last weekend to mark International LGBT Pride month, and to coincide with the Pride of the Déise festival.  Deputy David … Continue reading Waterford Sinn Féin condemns homophobic incidents

South East’s 6.5% house price increase illustrates Government failure on affordable housing – McGuinness

The Sinn Féin leader on Waterford City and County Council, Conor D. McGuinness has said the Government is continuing to fail on affordable housing. The West Waterford Councillor made the comments in response to the latest CSO Residential Property Price Index report, which shows that house prices have continued to rise. McGuinness said: "The latest … Continue reading South East’s 6.5% house price increase illustrates Government failure on affordable housing – McGuinness

McGuinness: Córas Séarachais Nua ar na bioráin don Rinn

Chuir an comhairleoir de chuid Shinn Féin Conor D. McGuinness fáilte roimh roimh dhearbhú ó Uisce Éireann go bhfuil pleananna do chóras séarachais nua don Rinn i anois sa chéim dhearaidh. Siad McGuinness: “Tá géarghá leis an gcóras séarachais sa Rinn a uasghrádú agus táim tar éis stocaireacht a dhéanamh ar a son le blianta … Continue reading McGuinness: Córas Séarachais Nua ar na bioráin don Rinn

New Sewage System in the pipeline for An Rinn – McGuinness

Sinn Féin Councillor Conor D. McGuinness has welcomed confirmation from Irish Water that plans for a new sewage system for An Rinn have now entered the design phase.  McGuinness said: “I have been campaigning for a major upgrade to the sewage system in An Rinn for several years now. The existing system is not fit-for-purpose, … Continue reading New Sewage System in the pipeline for An Rinn – McGuinness