Friday 9 December 2016

Enda Kenny: 'Children have to grow up with garda checkpoints and searches - this proud community is angry'

Enda Kenny

Published 22/09/2016 | 11:57

aoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform talk to Terry Fagan of North Inner City Folklore after a meeting with North Inner City residents at St Laurence O'Toole's School in Seville Place
aoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform talk to Terry Fagan of North Inner City Folklore after a meeting with North Inner City residents at St Laurence O'Toole's School in Seville Place

This is my first public update of the Ministerial Taskforce I established to regenerate the north-east inner city. I'm privileged to be working with the local community and appreciate their warmth and kindness when we meet.

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Every time we meet in person or update each other on our plans, I make sure to listen carefully to what the people in the inner city are saying.

They tell me they're tired. Tired of being ignored. Tired of having work done for them, not with them.

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