December 2018 – March 2019 : Does our health matter?

2018 18 December – The Mungret air quality monitors cease operating.  The unit is sent to the UK for repair.   Anne Goggin, senior executive engineer LCCC, admits there were problems with the other monitors and consequently no collection of any … Read More

April to June 2017 : Fugitive dust & the art of denial

2017 1-2 April – Technical problems at the Irish Cement plant; hundreds of adjoining properties and cars are covered with a sticky, grey and gritty substance. The EPA is bombarded with complaints from concerned residents. Fugitive dust-storms continue for several … Read More

March 2017 : Family Protest March

2017 11 March – LAP organises a Family Protest March from City Hall, Merchants Quay to The People’s Park. The sun shines and an estimated thousand concerned citizens turn up to participate in what is a positive and peaceful occasion. … Read More

November 2016 to 8 March 2017 : A campaign takes shape

2016 28 November – Silent Protest outside the council buildings in Dooradoyle prior to the decision by LCCC executive to grant planning permission. LAP member, Angus Mitchell makes a statement in the council chamber.  He lists the risks to health … Read More

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