Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 3°C Thursday 2 December 2021

#City Council

# city-council - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Liverpool hope to host GAA games in expanded Anfield
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Liverpool hope to host GAA games in expanded Anfield

Jun 8th 2021, 3:54 PM 10,736 Views 13 Comments

Proposals to add an extra 7,000 seats were put on hold in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic last year but will be considered next Tuesday.

# city-council - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'

Jul 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,741 Views 48 Comments

The area is thought to be the most littered part of Dublin.

# city-council - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Monkey dies after being hit by car following escape from Belfast Zoo
# Spider Monkey
# Spider Monkey

Monkey dies after being hit by car following escape from Belfast Zoo

Jun 10th 2018, 5:02 PM 17,057 Views 29 Comments

An investigation is under way as to how the spider monkey escaped the enclosure.

# city-council - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Over €7 million paid out to cover cost of Storm Ophelia damage
# Clean-up Costs
# Clean-up Costs

Over €7 million paid out to cover cost of Storm Ophelia damage

Jan 2nd 2018, 1:39 PM 7,847 Views 5 Comments

Local authorities in Cork received €3 million to repair the damage done by the ex-hurricane Ophelia.

# city-council - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Here are the top 10 spots for getting clamped in Dublin
# Final Clamp Down
# Final Clamp Down

Here are the top 10 spots for getting clamped in Dublin

May 24th 2016, 6:22 PM 33,296 Views 45 Comments

A new report shows that two cars in Dublin were clamped a total of 54 times in four years.

# city-council - Friday 19 February, 2016

'Black sludge' pours from taps in Texas city after almost every city council official arrested
# Crystal City
# Crystal City

'Black sludge' pours from taps in Texas city after almost every city council official arrested

Feb 19th 2016, 9:11 PM 52,482 Views 0 Comments

Most of the council’s officials have been arrested on corruption charges.

# city-council - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Pictures: Paris has just voted for the construction of a seriously unique looking building
# Pointy
# Pointy

Pictures: Paris has just voted for the construction of a seriously unique looking building

Jul 1st 2015, 2:09 PM 25,289 Views 35 Comments

The Tour Triangle will be the first skyscraper built in the French capital in more than 40 years.

# city-council - Friday 30 January, 2015

Council investigating claims clamper told African woman "go back home"
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council investigating claims clamper told African woman "go back home"

Jan 30th 2015, 4:15 PM 27,154 Views 98 Comments

A passer-by who confronted the clamper said she was told to “f*** off”.

# city-council - Friday 16 January, 2015

Dublin councillor calls for review of €500 fire call-out charge
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin councillor calls for review of €500 fire call-out charge

Jan 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 19,561 Views 53 Comments

This comes on the third anniversary of the introduction of the charges.

# city-council - Monday 29 September, 2014

President Higgins follows in Bill Clinton and Terry Wogan's footsteps and gets freedom of his birthplace
# Freedom Of Limerick
# Freedom Of Limerick

President Higgins follows in Bill Clinton and Terry Wogan's footsteps and gets freedom of his birthplace

Sep 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 14,708 Views 30 Comments

President Higgins was born in Limerick on 18 April 1941.

# city-council - Friday 11 July, 2014

How much does your local council chief earn every year?
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

How much does your local council chief earn every year?

Jul 11th 2014, 1:07 PM 16,409 Views 43 Comments

New figures show that 216 local authority staff earn over €100,000 a year…

# city-council - Sunday 22 June, 2014

It's easier than you think to turn an empty building into a creative space
# Art At Home
# Art At Home

It's easier than you think to turn an empty building into a creative space

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:30 PM 14,983 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to the creators of a new ‘one-stop-shop’ DIY guide to creating live/work units in empty spaces.

# city-council - Monday 2 June, 2014

How does your local council spend its money?
# Funding
# Funding

How does your local council spend its money?

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 12,083 Views 31 Comments

A new website gives a breakdown of how much each local authority in Ireland gets and where the money goes.

# city-council - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Council u-turn on funds means iconic Shandon clock will be repaired
# Four Liars
# Four Liars

Council u-turn on funds means iconic Shandon clock will be repaired

May 22nd 2014, 10:25 PM 8,423 Views 20 Comments

The clock had been out of action for a number of months.

# city-council - Monday 9 December, 2013

Local authorities issue 99 mortgage approvals this year
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Local authorities issue 99 mortgage approvals this year

Dec 9th 2013, 3:00 PM 12,397 Views 16 Comments

If you have been turned down for a bank loan you can apply for a loan from your local authority.

# city-council - Monday 5 August, 2013

Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists
# Arts
# Arts

Limerick offers new subsidised homes to artists

Aug 5th 2013, 7:45 AM 8,045 Views 51 Comments

The project from the Limerick Arts Officel will see selected artists moving into six apartments in John’s Square in the city’s cultural quarter.

# city-council - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation

Apr 9th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,727 Views 23 Comments

Members back a report which urges Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan not to allow a full redevelopment of the site.

# city-council - Thursday 6 December, 2012

'Gnarly City Counsel' parking tickets fool Galway motorists
# Galway
# Galway

'Gnarly City Counsel' parking tickets fool Galway motorists

Dec 6th 2012, 5:41 PM 10,470 Views 8 Comments

The tickets were put under the windscreen wipers of cars in the Crescent/Sea Road area – and the council say it was “an elaborate prank”.

# city-council - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Directly elected mayor still a possibility for Dublin - but not before 2014
# Lord Mayor Of Dublin
# Lord Mayor Of Dublin

Directly elected mayor still a possibility for Dublin - but not before 2014

Oct 17th 2012, 5:20 PM 3,203 Views 13 Comments

Draft legislation that proposed a new type of mayor for Dublin had previously made it to the committee stage in late 2010 before being shelved.

# city-council - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Mixed response to Hogan's plans for local council cull
# Local Government
# Local Government

Mixed response to Hogan's plans for local council cull

Oct 16th 2012, 7:11 PM 7,941 Views 42 Comments

Political parties criticise plans to do away with town councils, but the response of others is a little more enthusiastic.

Councils will be able to set their own rate of property tax
# Local Government
# Local Government

Councils will be able to set their own rate of property tax

Oct 16th 2012, 6:21 PM 8,959 Views 82 Comments

Under the plans to reform local government unveiled today, different councils will be able to set different rates.

# city-council - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

New Dublin street performers' code: No drumkits or song repetition
# Street Performers
# Street Performers

New Dublin street performers' code: No drumkits or song repetition

Jul 31st 2012, 2:30 PM 5,698 Views 29 Comments

The voluntary code introduces new ‘amp-free zones’ and sets out how near performers can be to businesses.

# city-council - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Today's the deadline to register for postal votes
# Postal Vote
# Postal Vote

Today's the deadline to register for postal votes

Feb 3rd 2011, 11:31 AM 659 Views 0 Comments

Just two days after the election is officially called, you’ll need to get applications for postal votes in by today.