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# francis-timmons - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Dublin councillor's car and Christmas-themed window smashed in overnight attack
# Francis Timmons
# Francis Timmons

Dublin councillor's car and Christmas-themed window smashed in overnight attack

Dec 12th 2017, 12:44 PM 33,255 Views 58 Comments

The upsetting attack comes a week after a video of a man shouting homophobic abuse outside Francis Timmons’s home was posted online.

# francis-timmons - Saturday 5 August, 2017

'They sleep beside the burnt-out cars - we don't know why. Maybe they get a bit of shelter from them'
# Cruelty To Horses
# Cruelty To Horses

'They sleep beside the burnt-out cars - we don't know why. Maybe they get a bit of shelter from them'

Aug 5th 2017, 10:00 PM 38,086 Views 35 Comments

There’s been a spike in cars being burnt-out and horses being mistreated at an expanse of land near Clondalkin.

# francis-timmons - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'We need a full State investigation': Councillor who was on vaccine trial tables motion on inquiry
# Madonna House
# Madonna House

'We need a full State investigation': Councillor who was on vaccine trial tables motion on inquiry

Jul 29th 2017, 6:50 AM 12,586 Views 14 Comments

Francis Timmons only recently found out that he was on two vaccine trials at Madonna House in the early 1970s.

# francis-timmons - Friday 14 July, 2017

Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter

Jul 14th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,357 Views 29 Comments

Inside the package Francis Timmons received was a picture of Pope Benedict, a letter about World Family Day and a letter from Pope Francis.

# francis-timmons - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Home survivor sent photos from time there after TheJournal.ie story
# Never Seen Before
# Never Seen Before

Home survivor sent photos from time there after TheJournal.ie story

Jul 9th 2017, 9:00 PM 31,034 Views 21 Comments

Councillor Francis Timmons spoke to TheJournal.ie about his time at Madonna House mother and baby home two years ago.

'I had no idea that I could've gotten these injections': Home survivor told he was put on vaccine trial
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'I had no idea that I could've gotten these injections': Home survivor told he was put on vaccine trial

Jul 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 45,806 Views 27 Comments

Councillor Francis Timmons says that survivors deserve answers on vaccines trials at mother and baby homes.

# francis-timmons - Friday 25 September, 2015

"Ireland saw her as a fallen woman - but she was my mother"
# Survivors
# Survivors

"Ireland saw her as a fallen woman - but she was my mother"

Sep 25th 2015, 6:01 AM 21,755 Views 10 Comments

Dublin councillor Francis Timmons, who grew up in a mother and baby home in the 1970s, is calling for James Reilly to take a look at redress schemes for survivors.

# francis-timmons - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Councillor says people should be allowed to house families in caravans in their back gardens
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Councillor says people should be allowed to house families in caravans in their back gardens

Aug 11th 2015, 6:03 AM 20,741 Views 55 Comments

Francis Timmons said this would be a short-term solution for people on the housing list.

# francis-timmons - Thursday 11 December, 2014

South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Dec 11th 2014, 8:19 PM 11,189 Views 14 Comments

Francis Timmons proposed the motion, describing it as “one of Ireland’s biggest human rights issues”.

# francis-timmons - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

'In 20 years time Direct Provision centres will be our Magdalene Laundries'
# Regret
# Regret

'In 20 years time Direct Provision centres will be our Magdalene Laundries'

Nov 12th 2014, 7:20 AM 12,844 Views 114 Comments

“There’s enough racism and enough anger out there, we don’t need to encourage it more.”