"We need a representative who is passionate about change. You're that person!"
Sabrina Ferris
"I've worked closely with Cllr Francis Timmons many times, and he always comes from a strong social justice perspective. He's extremely hard working, passionate. We need strong Independent voices like Francis in our Councils and local authorities."
Senator Frances Black - Independent
"I am glad that a person of such integrity is going forward for public office."
Jim Jackman (Former President of the National Parents Council PP)
"He has inspired many people first hand and nothing ever seems to stop him promoting fairness and equality!"
Shonach Hanaphy
"It is a breath of fresh air to have a man such as yourself represent the forgotten public. With your years of first hand experiences, kindness and your courage to ask the right questions to the right people."
Margaret Kerslake
“Francis is an exemplary public representative deeply embedded in his community and wider constituency. The energy that he brings to his community and voluntary work is breath-taking and humbling.”
Senator Gerard Craughwell
“A lot of what Francis does goes unseen and unreported but not unappreciated by the countless people he has helped and represented. Everything he does is framed by his long standing commitment to equality, inclusion and social justice. He truly is a politician for the people.”
Senator Gerard Craughwell
"Think you are a great independent voice for the people in Clondalkin."
Ann Reynolds
"Francis is very proactive within our community, will always follow up on your quires and mainstains clear communications at all times"
Jakki Byrne - Cherrywood
"if you need a voice on SDCC vote for Francis Timmons #1"
Mike Lowry - Newcastle
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Media

News articles

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/ex-madonna-house-resident-says-hospital-handover-a-slap-in-the-face-1.3056996

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/1-000-houses-to-be-built-in-clondalkin 

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/almost-450-people-registered-homeless-in-south-dublin-county

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/council-to-investigate-title-issue-of-clondalkin-community-space-vacant-for-15-years

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/clondalkin-social-housing-construction-work-set-to-start-shortly

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/lack-of-respect-shown-to-veronica-guerin-memorial-stone

http://www.echo.ie/show/article/all-you-need-to-know-about-st-patrick-s-day-parades-in-clondalkin-lucan-and-the-four-districts

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/only-15-houses-built-by-council-in-the-last-three-years

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/clondalkin-mens-shed-to-build-19-buddy-benches-for-schools

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/nearly-450-registered-as-homeless-in-county

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/council-to-investigate-title-issue-of-clondalkin-community-space-vacant-for-15-years

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/clondalkin-social-housing-construction-work-set-to-start-shortly

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/colm-honoured-to-be-grand-marshal-at-clondalkin-st-patrick-s-day-parade

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/councillors-vote-to-sell-600k-clondalkin-house-on-open-market

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/volunteers-required-for-st-patrick-s-day-parade-in-clondalkin-village

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/440-people-on-homeless-register-in-south-county-dublin-last-month

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/clondalkin-seeks-twinning-with-karlsruhe

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/on-the-spot-fines-for-dumping-bring-council-revenue-of-over-22-500

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/new-housing-action-group-set-to-protest-at-clondalkin-offices

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/mother-and-baby-institutions-need-investigation-says-group

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/men-s-shed-available-but-where-does-it-go-in-clondalkin

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/ciaran-carr-foundation-helps-homeless-with-over-10-000-raised-on-fun-run

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/beware-of-young-children-collecting-for-bogus-charities

clondalkin-helping-homeless-launch-xmas-shoebox-appeal

http://www.echo.ie/reader-s-letters/article/echo-letters-law-and-order-has-broken-down-in-clondalkin

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/asylum-seekers-with-citizenship-status-face-eviction-from-clondalkin-hotel-2

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/burnt-out-cars-and-illegal-dumping-escalating-in-clondalkin

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/former-inmates-of-mother-and-baby-institutions-unite

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/ciaran-carr-fun-run-for-the-family-still-open-to-applicants

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/council-seeks-funding-for-clondalkin-homeless-hostel

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/raising-awareness-of-clondalkin-fairtrade

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/high-hopes-for-bill-to-legalise-cannabis-use/

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/clondalkin-library-flooding-raises-health-and-safety-concerns

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/ciaran-carr-5k-fun-run-launched-by-tv-star-brian

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/article/mother-and-baby-homes-should-be-renamed-prisons-and-institutions

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/mother-and-baby-home-survivors-call-extensions-a-slap-in-the-face

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/hunt-still-on-for-man-believed-to-be-responsible-for-clondalkin-sexual-assault

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/clondalkin-man-charged-in-connection-with-eight-robberies-in-10-days

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/recycling-centre-fees-set-to-increase-from-august

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/fast-track-redress-call-by-mother-and-baby-home-survivors

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/fast-track-redress-call-by-mother-and-baby-home-survivors

http://www.echo.ie/news/article/survivors-of-mother-and-baby-homes-seek-apology

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/timmons-calls-for-bill-against-hate-crimes/

http://echo.ie/news/article/council-no-plans-for-new-junk-collection

http://www.thejournal.ie/horse-injured-head-collar-2796071-May2016/

http://echo.ie/clondalkin/article/authorities-dealing-with-range-of-anti-social-issues

http://echo.ie/clondalkin/article/residents-strongly-object-to-permission-granted-to-developer

http://echo.ie/clondalkin/article/church-and-tower-in-need-of-preservation

http://echo.ie/news/article/housing-bodies-express-interest-in-empty-station-road-homes-in-clondalkin

http://echo.ie/news/article/over-9000-applications-remain-on-housing-list-with-average-waiting-time-at-least-5-years

http://echo.ie/clondalkin/article/over-600000-spent-by-council-on-one-property-and-it-still-hasn-t-housed-anyone

http://echo.ie/news/article/round-tower-heritage-site-works-set-to-begin

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/bigger-better-parade-attracts-over-8000/

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/figures-show-291-listed-as-homeless/

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/sinn-fein-take-the-top-spot/

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/gino-kelly-is-first-td-from-neilstown/

http://www.echo.ie/news/item/crisis-as-7000-children-on-housing-list

http://www.echo.ie/news/item/crisis-as-7000-children-on-housing-list

http://www.echo.ie/news/item/landscaping-concerns-in-clondalkin

http://www.echo.ie/tallaght/item/sports-clubs-and-groups-set-to-paint-the-town-green

http://www.echo.ie/news/item/ongoing-vandalism-plus-discarded-syringes-are-some-of-the-problems

http://www.echo.ie/news/item/jim-is-a-true-role-model

http://www.echo.ie/clondalkin/item/calls-to-support-knockmitten-united-fc-s-astro-turf-pitch

http://www.echo.ie/news/item/1916-will-be-the-theme-of-clondalkin-saint-patrick-s-day-parade

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/magdalene-survivors-want-a-full-apology/

http://www.echo.ie/ballyfermot/item/we-have-to-make-sure-that-he-is-the-last-tragic-accident-to-occur-on-a-scrambler

http://www.echo.ie/news/item/new-home-for-equine-centre-in-ballyowen-gets-the-green-light

http://www.echo.ie/lucan/item/motion-tabled-calling-for-the-decriminalisation-of-drug-use

http://www.echo.ie/news/item/1916-will-be-the-theme-of-clondalkin-saint-patrick-s-day-parade

http://echo.ie/lucan/item/cllr-seeks-meeting-with-archbishop

http://echo.ie/clondalkin/item/councillors-call-for-boost-to-assist-vibrant-village

http://echo.ie/news/item/rathcoole-library-could-be-on-the-cards

http://echo.ie/clondalkin/item/women-were-shamed-beaten-and-ostracised

http://www.sinnfein.ie/contents/37091

http://echo.ie/clondalkin/item/balgaddy-residents-face-into-another-christmas-of-misery

http://echo.ie/news/item/council-examine-options-for-homeless-hostel-in-clondalkin-area

http://echo.ie/news/item/almost-250-families-are-registered-as-homeless

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/people-before-profit-splits-with-anti-austerity-alliance-on-pact-1.2413042

http://www.echo.ie/sport/item/freedom-beckons-for-dubs-manager

http://echo.ie/lucan/item/councillors-vote-to-maintain-15-per-cent-reduction-on-property-tax

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/council-votes-to-reduce-local-property-tax-15/

http://echo.ie/news/item/councillor-seeks-support-from-state-for-care-home-survivors

http://www.thejournal.ie/mother-and-baby-2346749-Sep2015/

http://echo.ie/news/item/letts-field-infill-housing-gets-the-go-ahead-after-revised-proposals

http://echo.ie/news/item/balgaddy-s-long-standing-housing-problems-a-source-of-frustration-for-residents

http://echo.ie/clondalkin/item/n7-flyover-fury-on-lack-of-screening

http://echo.ie/lucan/item/swimming-pool-objective-now-included-in-future-development

http://www.thejournal.ie/families-housing-list-caravans-2262900-Aug2015/

http://www.gazettegroup.com/news/change-our-drug-laws-timmins/

9th Gazette – cafes on the council menu

Echo – parish council locks horns with residents

Independent – cafes targeted by councillors in war on sugar addiction

Echo – residents worry about onset of concrete jungle in proposals

Gazette – petition to save field is launched

Herald – stop selling spray paints to teens and end graffiti blight begs council

Echo – Conncerns raised again on conditions of balgaddy homes

Gazette – asylum seeker slams direct provision unit

Gazette – State faces class action on housing

Gazette – Dumping

Gazette – Party on the streets

Echo – Increase in burglaries raises alarm among local residents

Gazette – Car park plan for garden blasted

http://uniteyouthdublin.com/2015/02/20/campaign-update/

Herald – The €610k council house lying vacant for seven years

Gazette – 20% social Housing needed

Trinity College Law Review – Direct Provision – the Magdalene Laundries of the 21st Century

Gazette – Mental Health

Peamount Hospital

Daily Reportage – South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority

Gazette – Christmas homeless shelter won’t happen

The Journal – South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority

Gazette – Council to waive safety sign fee

Gazette – Increase in dogs being put to sleep

Dublin People – Council given extra cash to tackle homelessness

Herald – Section 37 must go

Gazette – SDCC: scrap water charge

The Journal – ‘In 20 years time Direct Provision centres will be our Magdalene Laundries’

Irish Times – LGBT care workers not applying for top posts, council told

Irish Times – Increase in rough sleeper beds needed ‘to avoid deaths’

Gazette – 225 homeless in south Dublin

Gazette – Fewer families in hotel ‘housing’

Herald – Rail bosses to consider city station closures

Who Is Backing Age Action’s Hands Off Our Travel Passes Campaign?

Locals mark World MS Day

Gazette – ‘Awful’ cuts lead to public appeal

Herald – Residents don’t want library in green area

Herald – New library will attract yobs and traffic, say critics

www.thejournal.ie – What do our 5,500 Peace Commissioners actually do?

www.independent.ie – Same challenges today as before 1913

Gazette – St Mark’s housing plan gets red card

www.independent.ie – Let’s reform Dail before abolishing Seanad

Gazette – Building at St Mark’s green ‘good for estate’

www.independent.ie – Dail gold rush

Radio Interviews

Francis Timmons

Radio Interview on DublinCityFM “CouncilMatters” show
22 January 2014

Videos

Francis Timmons talks to Caroline McKiernan
12 January 2014
Francis Timmons Chats with Amanda Jane
16 January 2014
Francis Timmons Chats with John Timmons
18 January 2014
Francis Timmons chats with Darren Lamont
23 January 2014

My Positions

Age Action
Bloodsports

Other Videos

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