Govt needs to take childcare seriously

Govt needs to take childcare seriously

Social Democrat Cllr. Jennifer Whitmore has called on the Government to take childcare provision seriously, as difficulties in the roll-out of the new Affordable Childcare scheme become apparent. The Scheme, which comes into force this week, provides subsidies to...

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It seems like you’re running a default WordPress website. Here are a few useful links to get you started: Migration How to use WordPress Migrator Plugin? Migrate WordPress from Siteground to Cloudways Migrate WordPress from GoDaddy to Cloudways General How do I take...
Whitmore welcomes Innovative Car Sharing for Greystones

Whitmore welcomes Innovative Car Sharing for Greystones

Social Democrat Cllr. Jennifer Whitmore welcomed the addition of innovative car sharing company GoCar to Greystones this week. GoCar is a car sharing company that enables people to hire a car on an hourly basis via a website. All insurance, tax, fuel (up to a certain...
Whitestown Dump: Solution must not become the problem

Whitestown Dump: Solution must not become the problem

Last week’s High Court decision on the remediation of Whitestown Dump was discussed at a special meeting of Wicklow Council on Monday, 24th July in County Chambers. Following the meeting, Social Democrat Cllr. Jennifer Whitmore said “There are many questions that need...
My Journal.ie article on breastfeeding, maternity leave and politics

My Journal.ie article on breastfeeding, maternity leave and politics

An Australian politician made global news recently for breastfeeding her child while speaking in parliament. It’s worth taking a minute to look behind the vaguely titillating headlines. Australian Greens senator Larissa Waters was categorically not the first female...
Whitmore welcomes rent pressure zone consultation

Whitmore welcomes rent pressure zone consultation

Social Democrat Cllr. Jennifer Whitmore has welcomed this week’s announcement of a public consultation into the rent pressure zones by the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government. Whitmore said “I have been critical of the design and...
Whitmore believes there is a solution to Vartry Reservoir impasse

Whitmore believes there is a solution to Vartry Reservoir impasse

Social Democrat Cllr. Jennifer Whitmore has expressed her thanks to An Bord Pleanala for the opportunity to take part in, and address, their Oral Hearing into the Vartry Reservoir planning decision this week. Cllr. Whitmore, whose background is in fisheries management...
Whitmore believes there is a solution to Vartry Reservoir impasse

Whitmore believes there is a solution to Vartry Reservoir impasse

Social Democrat Cllr. Jennifer Whitmore has expressed her thanks to An Bord Pleanala for the opportunity to take part in, and address, their Oral Hearing into the Vartry Reservoir planning decision this week. Cllr. Whitmore, whose background is in fisheries management...