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#Dublin City Council

# dublin-city-council - Today’s News

Poll: Do you always obey urban speed limits? Limited Enterprise This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you always obey urban speed limits?

Dublin city centre’s 30 km/h speed limit is to be expanded to nine residential areas in the city.

These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week

The expansion will come into effect from midnight on Tuesday 30 May.


# dublin-city-council - Friday 19 May, 2017

More than a quarter of homes in Poolbeg will be social and affordable housing

The deal was made between the city council, Department of Housing and the developers.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Gardaí have seized nearly €95k in jewellery linked to the Kinahan cartel

Operations have also resulted in the seizure of hundreds of thousands of euro in cash.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Poll: Should clamping charges in Dublin be reduced? Yellow Discs Of Doom This post contains a poll

Poll: Should clamping charges in Dublin be reduced?

Clamping fees due to Dublin City Council increased by €100,000 in 2016 according to a report in today’s Irish Times.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Concern that too many taxis could 'clutter' the new College Green civic plaza

Taxis are to be allowed drive on the bus and tram corridor at the planned College Green.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 12 May, 2017

Former Dublin mayor 'alarmed' at decision to set aside plans to protect Central Bank building

Councillor Mary Freehill said that officials don’t have the power to overrule the council’s decision.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Dublin City Council to fly Palestinian flag above City Hall for a month as "gesture of solidarity"

Dublin City Council and Sligo County Council vote to fly the Palestinian flag for the month of May.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 8 May, 2017

Car ban for Dublin's College Green may come in as early as this year

It’s part of ambitious plans for a civic plaza at the site.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Greens say traffic plans are 'too generous to cars' and anti-public transport

There is concern car traffic in Dublin city could slow down the new Luas line.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 28 April, 2017

Dublin City Council going back on plans to ban all private cars from Eden Quay

Plans to restrict traffic were met with strong resistance from local businesses.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Over 3,000 staff at Dublin City Council not paid today due to admin error

It’s expected that staff will be paid their wages tomorrow.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case

“This is a very important decision for the Traveller community.”

# dublin-city-council - Monday 3 April, 2017

After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home

Fleming has been a strong campaigner on issues of homelessness in Ireland.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Dublin was showing all the signs of an epic hangover first thing this morning...

But the city is cleaning up well. There’s little sign of the carnage normally associated with the post-Paddy’s Day cleanup this morning.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 17 March, 2017

Picture this: Looking back at Dublin's old St Patrick's Day Parades

From jesters to Wombles, from young to old, here’s a quick history of Dublin’s old St Patrick’s Day parades.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade 2-day strike called off as unions agree to meet council

Lord Mayor Brendan Carr intervened directly to facilitate the upcoming discussions.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property'

Dublin City Council is launching a new campaign – aimed at school children – to highlight that tagging is not cool… and illegal.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 24 February, 2017

Calls for inquiry after 'near identical fires' at Mountjoy Square 10 years apart

Dublin Fire Brigade attended a fire in the area on Tuesday morning.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Pictures: New online archive gives public access to Dublin's visual history

Dublin City Council have published their archives online, in the hope it would help members of the public access records they need.

'Only matter of time until someone is killed' - Council to vote on towing cars that block cycle lanes

A mass cycle protest is due to take place outside Leinster House today.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

'There is no deterrent': Less than a third of Dublin litter fines actually get paid

“The council don’t appear to give the issue of illegal dumping the attention it deserves,” one councillor said.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'The walls talk' - Dublin city is getting a new tenement museum this summer

14 Henrietta Street will showcase the long and pockmarked history of Dublin’s tenements.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'Disgraceful and undemocratic': Dublin councillors are still divided on the Obama vote

Independent Councillor Mannix Flynn said that the issue was “not over yet”.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 6 February, 2017

Barack Obama will get the Freedom of Dublin award (after a heated council vote)

Councillors were angry that there was no debate beforehand – despite the Lord Mayor giving a long statement on why Obama should get the award.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 26 January, 2017

A 'Hollywood-style' film studio on Dublin Bay could still be on the cards

The 20-acre proposal for Dublin Bay wasn’t mentioned in a key scheme for the area however.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold

Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.

Work on The Liberties' new park will begin in the coming weeks

The park, which has been approved by Dublin City Council, is expected to be completed by this summer.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Councillors across the country are getting a pay rise (except for ones in Dublin, Cork and Galway)

Municipal councillors will soon be entitled to €1,000 extra.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Court challenge brought against use of Dublin community centre as homeless hostel

Dublin City Council says it is reacting to a “humanitarian crisis”.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Thousands taken off social housing list for not replying to questionnaire

Councillors say people who changed address may not have received the letters.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Dublin restaurants say persistent beggars are a 'major threat' to diners' comfort

A Dublin City Council report also recommends planning rules for outdoor seating be relaxed.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action

Siptu says a lack of ambulances means firefighters are overworked and under-resourced.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Poll: Should rickshaws be banned in Dublin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should rickshaws be banned in Dublin?

There are currently no regulations in place to deal with rickshaws in the capital.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Some 5c coins produced outside Ireland might be causing a problem at the Eastlink toll

Dublin City Council said it did not accept that customers had been overcharged, stating that any rejected coins can be collected by motorists.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Fr Peter McVerry calls for immediate closure of Merchants Quay Night Cafe

The homelessness campaigner has hit out at the quality of beds on offer, and called some hostels “a disgrace”.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Dublin could be getting 800 new solar-powered smart rubbish bins Litter This post contains videos

Dublin could be getting 800 new solar-powered smart rubbish bins

The bins compact the litter so they can hold more.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 19 December, 2016

Residents living in fire risk Dublin apartments to vote on deal

A proposal has been tabled that commits funding totalling €3.1 million.

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