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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Andrew Montague

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# the suburbs
Dublin Bikes scheme set to be expanded to areas on city outskirts
Dublin City Council has agreed on advertising sites to allow for the expansion of the scheme which is expected to take place before next summer.
# Price increase
The subscription charge for Dublin Bikes is about to increase...
The subscription fee is set to increase by 50% to €30 over the next two years.
# going googly
Election leaflets, vastly improved with googly eyes
Because everything can be improved with googly eyes.
# Dublinbikes
Here's where the 58 new Dublinbikes stations are set to be located
The scheme is set for a massive expansion later this year.
Column: What does the Lord Mayor of Dublin actually do?
‘Few people turn the Lord Mayor down’. Andrew Montague explains what he was (and wasn’t) able to do during his year in the capital’s highest office.
# pic of the day
Lord Mayor of Dublin With A Big Scary Spear of the Day
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# Dublin Bikes
Number of Dublin bikes to be tripled by Christmas
Dublin Lord Mayor Andrew Montague has made the announcement via Twitter this afternoon, on his last official day in office.
# Good News
Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR
Irish youth leadership organisation co-founded by former Clare hurler Tony Griffin hopes to instill self-confidence into a generation.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…
# On Yer Bike
Lunchtime cycle brings out the crowds... and the sun
Over 2,000 join Dublin Lord Mayor in celebrating the joy of two wheels.
# On Yer Bike
Need a break? Lunchtime bike ride to cycle through Dublin streets
The 6km cycle through the city centre today is taking place as part of National Bike Week.
# welcome
Aung San Suu Kyi in Ireland: Full details of public event
The Burmese democracy icon will receive the Freedom of Dublin and be serenaded at public concert. Here’s the running order for the night.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Pipe bands, stamps and old engines: Dublin Fire Brigade marks 150 years
A parade through Dublin city centre will take place later this evening.
# Local governent
Explainer: Does Dublin need a directly-elected mayor and how likely is it?
It has been suggested for years, it even came close to happening two years ago but what chance a Boris Johnson or a Micheal Bloomberg for Dublin and Ireland’s other cities. investigates…
# Investigation
Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO
However a report by the Standards Commission said that the contraventions by Oisin Quinn were inadvertent.
# Bin Collection
Bin changeover a 'shambles' - Dublin Lord Mayor
Andrew Montague said that there had not been enough time given to the changeover.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: first jail sentences following UK riots, is a bailout on the way for Cyprus, the Lord Mayor in a poncho, and creating a beard out of thin air…
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Government set a minimum price for alcohol?
Doubling the cost of the cheapest drinks would help combat anti-social behaviour, according to Dublin’s Lord Mayor. Do you agree?
# Lord Mayor
Brains behind the bike scheme is Dublin's new mayor
Labour councillor Andrew Montague has been elected at a meeting of Dublin City Council this evening.