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# council - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Council to take €250,000 loss on Dublin property it bought just four years ago
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council to take €250,000 loss on Dublin property it bought just four years ago

Jun 6th 2021, 3:54 PM 56,139 Views 31 Comments

Though commercial property prices have generally risen since then, the council says the condition of the property has deteriorated.

# council - Monday 30 November, 2020

Dublin City Council advises shops to avoid special promotions in effort to limit on-street queues
# Level 3
# Level 3

Dublin City Council advises shops to avoid special promotions in effort to limit on-street queues

Nov 30th 2020, 4:08 PM 17,972 Views 18 Comments

Non-essential businesses can reopen from tomorrow.

# council - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election
# Resigned
From The42
# Resigned

Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election

May 13th 2020, 10:41 AM 9,023 Views 7 Comments

The former Argentina scrum-half has resigned from three different roles.

# council - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Convicted killer stood down from World Rugby Council after homophobia allegations
# Action
From The42
# Action

Convicted killer stood down from World Rugby Council after homophobia allegations

Apr 21st 2020, 9:33 AM 14,035 Views 8 Comments

Francis Kean was convicted of committing manslaughter in 2006.

# council - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Dublin councillor proposes ban on sale of takeaway single-use plastics
# Plastic Waste
# Plastic Waste

Dublin councillor proposes ban on sale of takeaway single-use plastics

Feb 13th 2020, 12:56 PM 18,902 Views 48 Comments

The by-law will be available for public consultation soon.

# council - Monday 10 February, 2020

Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate

Updated Feb 10th 2020, 2:45 PM 84,046 Views 125 Comments

Cleo Murphy approached Danny Healy Rae yesterday about his comments.

# council - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Councillor criticises move to reduce the number of council meetings as 'attack on democracy'
# Longford
# Longford

Councillor criticises move to reduce the number of council meetings as 'attack on democracy'

Jun 16th 2019, 7:45 AM 11,352 Views 22 Comments

The meetings are designed for councillors to discuss concerns they have in their respective electoral areas.

# council - Friday 7 June, 2019

Council to install CCTV system following vandalism at multi-million euro public park
# Cork
# Cork

Council to install CCTV system following vandalism at multi-million euro public park

Jun 7th 2019, 6:20 AM 47,577 Views 36 Comments

It comes following a €40 million project to turn a former landfill site into a public park.

# council - Monday 15 April, 2019

Council says drag storytelling event cancelled due to 'degrading' online comments
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council says drag storytelling event cancelled due to 'degrading' online comments

Updated Apr 15th 2019, 1:38 PM 43,060 Views 163 Comments

The council had asked the group to put on the event as part of Pride festival celebrations.

# council - Monday 11 February, 2019

Controversial Hell Fire Club redevelopment put on hold due to potential effect on local bird of prey
# Merlin
# Merlin

Controversial Hell Fire Club redevelopment put on hold due to potential effect on local bird of prey

Feb 11th 2019, 3:18 PM 19,970 Views 49 Comments

ABP has given the council until February of next year to address this and other concerns.

# council - Monday 8 October, 2018

Council denies promising accommodation for horses at new housing estate
# Travelling Community
# Travelling Community

Council denies promising accommodation for horses at new housing estate

Oct 8th 2018, 10:02 PM 36,524 Views 19 Comments

Members of the Travelling Community have claimed that Tipperary County Council has failed to honour assurances about stables.

# council - Monday 1 October, 2018

Poll: Do you think mayors should be elected directly?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think mayors should be elected directly?

Oct 1st 2018, 9:58 AM 18,288 Views 48 Comments

Should constituents directly elect their mayor, or should councillors retain that responsibility.

# council - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Peter Casey is on the presidential election ballot paper as he receives 4th council nomination
# Aras18
# Aras18

Peter Casey is on the presidential election ballot paper as he receives 4th council nomination

Updated Sep 18th 2018, 5:12 PM 29,625 Views 70 Comments

The businessman received the nod from Limerick City and County Council today.

# council - Saturday 14 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 14th 2018, 8:00 AM 15,076 Views 46 Comments

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

# council - Saturday 7 July, 2018

€28 million was paid in rent to landlords last month under the Housing Assistance Payment
# DCC
# DCC

€28 million was paid in rent to landlords last month under the Housing Assistance Payment

Jul 7th 2018, 10:30 AM 19,490 Views 59 Comments

Hap and Homeless Hap are a form of rental benefit payment to assist lower income households.

# council - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Report says local authorities should stop letting tenants buy council houses
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Report says local authorities should stop letting tenants buy council houses

Jul 4th 2018, 3:00 PM 31,197 Views 77 Comments

The report launched today has also suggested councils should build smaller units so tenants can downsize when their children are grown.

Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions
# Drought
# Drought

Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions

Jul 4th 2018, 7:20 AM 37,135 Views 80 Comments

Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water where possible.

# council - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Environmental concerns raised by locals over dust levels at Cork coal plant
# Investigation
# Investigation

Environmental concerns raised by locals over dust levels at Cork coal plant

Mar 4th 2018, 7:45 AM 20,365 Views 14 Comments

Cork City Council has been investigating the concerns.

# council - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'
# Tribute
# Tribute

New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'

Feb 28th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,099 Views 30 Comments

It is hoped construction will begin on the bridge by the end of this year or beginning of 2019.

# council - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced
# Flying High
# Flying High

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced

Dec 24th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,328 Views 24 Comments

Experts say the popularity of these devices in both commercial and domestic markets has skyrocketed in recent years.

# council - Friday 15 December, 2017

Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS

Dec 15th 2017, 5:17 PM 18,548 Views 86 Comments

The man had claimed the council was discriminating against him on religious grounds by refusing to hold a wreath-laying ceremony.

# council - Friday 24 November, 2017

World Rugby announce 'historic' reforms to add female representation to Council
# One Third Women
From The42
# One Third Women

World Rugby announce 'historic' reforms to add female representation to Council

Nov 24th 2017, 12:14 PM 3,261 Views 12 Comments

The governing body will ensure that one third of its soon-to-be expanded board members are female.

# council - Friday 17 November, 2017

'I can't deal with this anymore': Mother-of-two shares footage of rat infestation in council house
# Donegal
# Donegal

'I can't deal with this anymore': Mother-of-two shares footage of rat infestation in council house

Nov 17th 2017, 4:54 PM 48,088 Views 81 Comments

Denise Gibson said she has been dealing with this problem for the last four years.

# council - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Dublin clampers spat at, pushed and struck with steel bars by angry motorists
# Clamped
# Clamped

Dublin clampers spat at, pushed and struck with steel bars by angry motorists

Oct 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,860 Views 100 Comments

There were 14 reports of aggressive behaviour towards clamping staff in the first eight months of this year.

# council - Friday 6 October, 2017

Poll: Should homes listed on Airbnb be registered with local councils?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should homes listed on Airbnb be registered with local councils?

Oct 6th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,941 Views 60 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy previously said a new licensing system may be needed to “properly regulate” the home-sharing market.

# council - Monday 25 September, 2017

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council

Sep 25th 2017, 10:56 PM 20,436 Views 75 Comments

Sinn Féin raised concerns about the lack of integration between social and private housing, however.

# council - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Sinn Féin expels three Wicklow councillors from party
# Council Row
# Council Row

Sinn Féin expels three Wicklow councillors from party

Sep 19th 2017, 3:17 PM 34,626 Views 72 Comments

One of the councillors, Gerry O’Neill, first heard the news from an RTÉ journalist.

# council - Sunday 17 September, 2017

€1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast
# Writing On The Wall
# Writing On The Wall

€1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast

Sep 17th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,883 Views 45 Comments

The south east area of the city received the most complaints about graffiti every year.

# council - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Follow him home and burn him out': Records reveal abuse and assaults suffered by traffic wardens
# No Parking
# No Parking

'Follow him home and burn him out': Records reveal abuse and assaults suffered by traffic wardens

Sep 15th 2017, 7:45 AM 28,684 Views 79 Comments

Over a seven-month period there were 20 incidents in Navan, including a number of threats and physical assaults.

# council - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'We don't want another deadzone': Outrage over backtrack on housing in new Limerick development
# Project Opera
# Project Opera

'We don't want another deadzone': Outrage over backtrack on housing in new Limerick development

Aug 10th 2017, 6:01 AM 13,311 Views 10 Comments

The council said two years ago that the development would include residential units, but new plans do not contain accommodation.

# council - Friday 4 August, 2017

Cork city could be about to get 85% bigger
# The Real Capital
# The Real Capital

Cork city could be about to get 85% bigger

Aug 4th 2017, 3:33 PM 43,911 Views 94 Comments

The council has proposed extending the boundary to increase the population within city limits by a third.

# council - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Sinn Féin member reports hate crime after election posters placed on bonfire
# The Twelfth
# The Twelfth

Sinn Féin member reports hate crime after election posters placed on bonfire

Jul 11th 2017, 8:52 AM 23,577 Views 140 Comments

An injunction preventing more material being added to four bonfires has also been broken ahead of the lighting of these fires this evening.

# council - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Pregnant mother of four soon to be homeless as landlord is selling home
# Unsecure Tenancy
# Unsecure Tenancy

Pregnant mother of four soon to be homeless as landlord is selling home

Apr 18th 2017, 6:01 AM 31,182 Views 84 Comments

Sarah and her husband Eamon have until June to try to find a new home for their family.

# council - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'Disgraceful and undemocratic': Dublin councillors are still divided on the Obama vote
# Freedom Of The City
# Freedom Of The City

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

Feb 7th 2017, 10:11 AM 16,352 Views 68 Comments

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

# council - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Fifa Council unanimously approve 48-team World Cup proposal
# OFFICIAL
From The42
# OFFICIAL

Fifa Council unanimously approve 48-team World Cup proposal

Jan 10th 2017, 9:49 AM 15,044 Views 63 Comments

The new format will be introduced in 2026.

# council - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 20th 2016, 5:08 PM 13,067 Views 57 Comments

The bins compact the litter so they can hold more.

# council - Friday 21 October, 2016

Council investigating after 'hundreds of tonnes' of waste reported in illegal dump
# Louth
# Louth

Council investigating after 'hundreds of tonnes' of waste reported in illegal dump

Oct 21st 2016, 12:57 PM 32,583 Views 63 Comments

Concerns have been raised over the quality of the water supply in Dundalk as a result.

# council - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Woman at risk of being made homeless brings court action against Dublin City Council
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

Woman at risk of being made homeless brings court action against Dublin City Council

Sep 22nd 2016, 3:53 PM 18,814 Views 0 Comments

Her legal team argues it is wrong of the council not to give her credit for the eight years spent on the local authority housing list.

# council - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation

Jun 23rd 2016, 1:44 PM 42,510 Views 170 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said homelessness is “out of control”.

# council - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Family ordered to leave vacant council house they moved into without permission
# Longford
# Longford

Family ordered to leave vacant council house they moved into without permission

May 26th 2016, 8:47 PM 29,546 Views 53 Comments

The family moved into the house some weeks ago and changed the locks.

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