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#council

# council - Monday 8 October, 2018

Council denies promising accommodation for horses at new housing estate

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think mayors should be elected directly?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

# council - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

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

Fifa Council unanimously approve 48-team World Cup proposal

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 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.

# council - Friday 21 October, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

# council - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Why is Dublin City Council closing a 100 bed homeless hostel? It's complicated

16 people staged a protest at the Brú Aimsir on Thomas Street overnight. Here’s why…

# council - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response

Bishop Colton said that without neighbours helping each other, people would have been homeless and hungry in recent days.

# council - Monday 28 December, 2015

Are your local roads in a state? You're not alone

A national survey finds that 44% of regional roads in Ireland have extensive surface defects, while 31% of local roads have structural issues.

# council - Friday 13 November, 2015

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

# council - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive

They will be housed in a car park adjacent to Ballyogan Works Depot.

# council - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Councillor says people should be allowed to house families in caravans in their back gardens

Francis Timmons said this would be a short-term solution for people on the housing list.

# council - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Council takes court action against group occupying homeless hostel

Numbers 38 and 39 Bolton Street have been empty since 2011.

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.

# council - Friday 5 June, 2015

Forget about it: Doctors next group to turn down public sector pay deal

Forget about it: Doctors next group to turn down public sector pay deal

The Irish Medical Organisation does not feel the new agreement will do enough to stop doctors leaving the country.

# council - Friday 24 April, 2015

Checktheregister.ie excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register

Dublin City Council says it is fixing the problem and urged voters to get in touch.

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