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Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Fingal's scuppering of elected mayor for Dublin slammed... by Fingal's former mayor
# Total Mayor
# Total Mayor

Fingal's scuppering of elected mayor for Dublin slammed... by Fingal's former mayor

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:00 PM 6,380 Views 12 Comments

Cian O’Callaghan said that ceremonial mayors “belong to a different era”.

Monday 31 March, 2014

Local authorities haven't collected over €355 million owed to them
# COMMERCIAL RATES
# COMMERCIAL RATES

Local authorities haven't collected over €355 million owed to them

Mar 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 8,498 Views 19 Comments

In 2012, arrears increased by €33 million, or approximately 10 per cent, compared to 2011, where rates arrears came to €323 million.

Thursday 23 January, 2014

Dublin council blames tenants for drop in rent collection
# Arrears
# Arrears

Dublin council blames tenants for drop in rent collection

Jan 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 9,981 Views 46 Comments

Dublin City Council now has arrears of over €20 million as a result of residents not paying rent, and says there is a “culture of under-declaration of income”.

Saturday 21 December, 2013

Here's how much Poolbeg is worth now (and how much has been spent on it)
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

Here's how much Poolbeg is worth now (and how much has been spent on it)

Dec 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 17,242 Views 44 Comments

The costs of the proposed Poolbeg incinerator are now approaching €100 million – but construction is still yet to begin.

Saturday 16 November, 2013

Govt doing "bare minimum" to fix organ donation rates, says CEO
# Transplants
# Transplants

Govt doing "bare minimum" to fix organ donation rates, says CEO

Nov 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,571 Views 56 Comments

The head of the Irish Kidney Assocation says James Reilly “hasn’t been good enough” on organ donation.

Sunday 15 September, 2013

Dublin City Council spent almost €200k a month on Poolbeg consultancy fees
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

Dublin City Council spent almost €200k a month on Poolbeg consultancy fees

Sep 15th 2013, 8:30 PM 10,817 Views 48 Comments

The stalled Poolbeg incinerator project has cost over €90 million over more than ten years – even though construction has yet to start on it…

Saturday 3 August, 2013

Poolbeg incinerator plan delayed (again) but controversial clause gets dumped
# Waste Not
# Waste Not

Poolbeg incinerator plan delayed (again) but controversial clause gets dumped

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,035 Views 10 Comments

There is still no date for when building will start on the Poolbeg incinerator, which has been in the works for over a decade.

Saturday 25 May, 2013

Gone for good: Last Magdalene laundry to be converted into houses and sold
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Gone for good: Last Magdalene laundry to be converted into houses and sold

May 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 20,931 Views 30 Comments

There are calls for a monument or museum to be built on the site to remember the women forced to stay in the institution in Dublin’s inner city.