Archive for the category: ‘Local Issues’

Jones comments at Town Council meeting

Campaign for harbour descends as usual into name calling and personal abuse. -Jones  As I feared the current harbour campaign has gone the way of all the anti development campaigns over the past thirty years. It has once more descended […]

Greystones Book Part 2

Hi All,   I attach copy of the front page of our second edition guide on Greystones Its Buildings and History Part 2 Launch Date Monday November 4th 2013 Charlesland Golf Club 8pm All Welcome Greystones Cover

How to turn a positive story into a negative one!

Fine Gael Councillor George Jones has taken issue with a story published by the Irish Times last Saturday on Greystones. This article written by Kate Holmquist on a recent survey indicating that Greystones had the lowest unoccupied business units in […]

Statement on Local Elections 2014 from Cllr George Jones

JONES CONFIRMS THAT HE WILL NOT BE SEEKING RE ELECTION IN 2014 Ahead of a Fine Gael Convention for the Greystones Electoral Area on Monday 21st October Cllr George Jones has confirmed that it’s not his intention to be a candidate in […]

New Local Government Plans should be good for Area

  Kilcoole, Delgany Newcastle should benefit from new Local Government Plans   Cllr George Jones has rejected criticism of the new local government arrangements saying that areas like Kilcoole, Delgany and Newcastle should see improvements to the services from Wicklow […]

Safety Audit Needed On New Cycle Lanes on Seafront

SAFETY AUDIT REQUIRED SAY’S JONES   Fine Gael Councillor George Jones has called on Wicklow County Council to undertake a safety audit on the new cycle lanes/footpaths on Marine Road (Seafront) as a matter of urgency.   Cllr Jones has […]


  RIGHT OF WAY AT CHARLESLAND TO BEACH MUST REMAIN OPENED-JONES   George Jones Fine Gael Councillor say’s he is concerned at attempts by Wicklow County Council to close the “right of way” to the beach running beside the Tree […]


  CAMPAIGN AGAINST LOCAL CHARGES MISGUIDED SAY’S JONES Fine Gael Councillor George Jones has hit out at various campaigns that recommend non-payment of Property Tax, Septic Tank registration, former Household tax and proposed water rates. This type of campaign was […]