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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 19 July, 2018

#Dublin City Council

# dublin-city-council - Yesterday’s News

'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe

The man sought reinstatement but the WRC judged that to be inappropriate given the “breakdown of trust”.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system

The contract also includes the provision of training for staff who will be using the system.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Council presses ahead with plans for multi million euro Dublin City Library

It is expected the council will apply for planning permission later this year with plans to open the new library in 2022.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Residents happy with rapid-build homes - but some still feel a prevailing sense of insecurity

A new report has detailed the experiences of residents of the first two rapid-build developments.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Engineers say damage to cracking staircase in Dublin council block was painted over

Extensive scaffolding was installed in the staircase last week after it moved and cracked.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 25 June, 2018

Independent councillor Nial Ring elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Ring was elected by fellow councillors this evening and becomes the 349th Lord Mayor of the city.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 23 June, 2018

This Temple Bar alleyway has been transformed into something special...

The Love Lane street at at Crampton Court has been revamped.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Dublin City Council planning new pedestrian and cycle-only bridge across the River Liffey

The council is proposing the Blood Stoney Bridge to cross the River Liffey in the Dublin Dockland Area.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Families who remain homeless for over 12 months far more likely to secure social housing

Dublin has about 77% of all homeless families in Ireland.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 2 June, 2018

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council

Office workers, parents, and staff at the Rotunda Hospital submitted complaints about graphic ‘Vote No’ posters.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Dublin City Council top official says 252 people removed from April homeless figures are 'still homeless'

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin has accused the government of “massaging the figures”.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Stationless bike hire scheme launched in Dublin with 200 bikes hitting the streets right away

Irish firms Urbo and BleeperBike will operate the scheme.

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived

Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Tibetan Buddhist meditation centre in Dublin loses planning appeal over a load of houses being built beside it

The Kagyu Samye Dzong centre in Kilmainham had stated in its appeal that the construction would created “noise and disruption” in the locality.

Why a historic site next to the Poolbeg Towers could become Dublin's newest cultural hub

A motion from the Green Party seeks to secure the Pigeon House Precinct for cultural and green uses.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Dublin City Council says it's NOT planning to demolish historic housing blocks

Concern was raised last week that a number of protected structures designed by Herbert Sims would be demolished.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets

A 2015 study by the World Health Organisation concluded that glyphosate was “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'If the council decides to demolish these buildings, people would protest'

Concern has been raised over the possible de-listing of protected housing complexes in Dublin designed by notable city architect Herbert Simms.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'Whatever I have to do, I'll do it': Voters rush to get on the register before the 5pm cut-off

Before the deadline closed, we spoke to some prospective voters in Dublin city about why they registered today.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Dublin council has 'serious concerns' about Larry Goodman's plans for the Setanta Centre

The beef baron applied to demolish and redevelop the complex last month.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival

The event in question was due to be held on Monday 21 May – four days before the Eighth Amendment referendum.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter

A senator said that she was “disgusted” at images of Dublin’s canal after Friday and Saturday night.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 20 April, 2018

Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months

The numbers of people sleeping rough on the city’s streets dropped by just over 40% in the past six months.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Dublin City Council has received 30 complaints about referendum posters

But councils, the Gardaí, and the advertising authority don’t have powers to take down inaccurate or offensive posters.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel

The Israeli government has sought an official response from the Irish government.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 9 April, 2018

Calls for urgent renewal of 'outdated' city risk assessment report in light of Ballymun fire

Noeleen Reilly is asking Dublin City Council to immediately evaluate its risk assessment report.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 6 April, 2018

'It's devastating': Permission granted for major 536 unit housing development beside Dublin park

'It's devastating': Permission granted for major 536 unit housing development beside Dublin park

Local politicians have argued that the land is not zoned for housing.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 30 March, 2018

Hotel was paid up to €5m to accommodate homeless people last year

New figures show that another hotel received between €2 million and €3 million.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

State spent €47 million housing homeless families in Dublin hotels last year

Sinn Féin’s Eoin O Broin said there is not enough money being spent on prevention.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'We have waited a long time': Council plans to demolish Ballymun Shopping Centre

As things stand, the council says that the last tenant is expected to leave the building by this summer.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Drumcondra bridge named after UCD student executed during War of Independence

19-year-old Frank Flood was the head of an IRA unit that ambushed an RIC lorry in January 1921.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Dublin City Council proposing to stop prioritising homeless families for housing lists

The council said it is doing so in order to encourage families to seek housing in the private rented sector.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather

The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight

The Taoiseach said only a small number of people refused the offer of accommodation.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 23 February, 2018

Clontarf Baths will not fully open to the public next week - but perhaps later in the year

The bar and restaurant area of the facility is set to open next Wednesday but it needs to secure funding for lifeguards and other safety measures.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 19 February, 2018

Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area

Residents of North Wall lodged an official appeal after planning permission was granted for a new facility.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper

One of the most chilling threats came from a doctor who said, “I hope I never see you in A&E.”

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Dublin Castle could get a blue plaque where an Irish suffragette smashed a window

Dublin City Council are to make a decision on the proposal submitted by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington’s granddaughter by the end of the month.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Dublin Bus to change 17 bus routes over traffic problems in city centre

This morning, commuters reported that “dozens” of buses were backed up along Dame Street.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city

Most of the new stations are located in Dublin’s north inner city.

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