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# dcc - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Shelbourne look set to remain at Tolka Park following Dublin City Council recommendations
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Shelbourne look set to remain at Tolka Park following Dublin City Council recommendations

May 5th 2022, 1:22 PM 8,777 Views 8 Comments

DCC chief executive Owen Keegan says the ground should be redeveloped along with Richmond Park and Dalymount Park.

# dcc - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

'Boosted' Covid pass comes into effect for EU travel from today
# DIGITAL COVID CERT
# DIGITAL COVID CERT

'Boosted' Covid pass comes into effect for EU travel from today

Feb 1st 2022, 6:45 AM 37,217 Views 31 Comments

To travel to an EU country from today, you will need to have had a booster dose if you were last vaccinated nine months ago.

# dcc - Monday 24 January, 2022

New Dublin development plan set to restrict the construction of Build to Rent apartments
# Apartment Living
# Apartment Living

New Dublin development plan set to restrict the construction of Build to Rent apartments

Jan 24th 2022, 3:43 PM 16,534 Views 6 Comments

The new Draft Dublin City Development Plan 2022-2028 is currently open to public submissions.

# dcc - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Updated Covid Digital Certs reflecting booster vaccine to be issued from tonight
# Eu Travel
# Eu Travel

Updated Covid Digital Certs reflecting booster vaccine to be issued from tonight

Jan 6th 2022, 8:33 AM 66,525 Views 78 Comments

New rules on travelling across EU member states are coming into effect from 1 February.

# dcc - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Complaints from people staying in Dublin homeless hostels jump from 34 in 2020 to 122 in 2021
# Dublin
# Dublin

Complaints from people staying in Dublin homeless hostels jump from 34 in 2020 to 122 in 2021

Dec 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,759 Views 0 Comments
  • The complaints related to drug use, alleged bullying and conditions in the facilities, Órla Ryan reports
  • A number of people reported being harassed or attacked by other residents
  • One person said the bed covers in their hostel were "covered in blood"

# dcc - Monday 6 December, 2021

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement
# Ichh
# Ichh

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement

Dec 6th 2021, 12:01 AM 13,311 Views 0 Comments
  • Councillors were due to vote on replacing Anthony Flynn in October but were split over how to proceed
  • Some councillors are backing a volunteer from Inner City Helping Homeless, the charity Flynn co-founded
  • However others say the vote should be deferred until various investigations are complete, writes Órla Ryan

# dcc - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Criticism of Council vote in favour of approving Oscar Traynor development in north Dublin
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Criticism of Council vote in favour of approving Oscar Traynor development in north Dublin

Nov 23rd 2021, 4:08 PM 19,110 Views 14 Comments

The 850-home development was rejected by councillors before, but has been approved after the proportion of social homes increased.

# dcc - Thursday 14 October, 2021

No decision yet on 22 Oct easing, but suggestions Covid Pass system will be extended
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No decision yet on 22 Oct easing, but suggestions Covid Pass system will be extended

Oct 14th 2021, 1:36 PM 41,593 Views 138 Comments

The Taoiseach says there is a ‘need for perspective’ but would not be drawn further on re-opening plans.

# dcc - Monday 11 October, 2021

Dublin City Council chief criticised for suggesting UCD SU should build houses to fix shortage
# Owen Keegan
# Owen Keegan

Dublin City Council chief criticised for suggesting UCD SU should build houses to fix shortage

Updated Oct 11th 2021, 10:46 PM 46,650 Views 53 Comments

UCD Students’ Union had written to Owen Keegan amid a shortage of housing for third-level students.

# dcc - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Dublin councillors at odds over filling Anthony Flynn's seat amid ICHH controversy
# Ichh
# Ichh

Dublin councillors at odds over filling Anthony Flynn's seat amid ICHH controversy

Oct 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 18,021 Views 0 Comments
  • Some DCC members want Flynn to be replaced on Monday, while others want the vote postponed, Órla Ryan reports
  • A number of independent councillors are set to put forward Geraldine Molloy, an ICHH volunteer, to fill the seat
  • Mannix Flynn questioned bringing in a candidate while investigations into ICHH are ongoing

# dcc - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Dublin's homelessness authority to crack down on 'unofficial' services after ICHH scandal
# Soup Runs
# Soup Runs

Dublin's homelessness authority to crack down on 'unofficial' services after ICHH scandal

Sep 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,194 Views 0 Comments
  • Brendan Kenny says there is "currently no vetting on many people who are actually interacting directly with homeless people"
  • Volunteers say hundreds of people could go without food if certain services are shut down, Órla Ryan reports
  • "We don't want to be a charity or a business. We're volunteers, we just want to feed the people who need us and go home"

# dcc - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days

Jul 21st 2021, 12:04 PM 39,968 Views 58 Comments

Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.

# dcc - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Extra Digital Covid Cert helpline set up after callers face difficulties getting in touch
# Helpline
# Helpline

Extra Digital Covid Cert helpline set up after callers face difficulties getting in touch

Jul 20th 2021, 9:40 AM 21,716 Views 77 Comments

The call centre went live yesterday, but many people reported wait times of up to two hours.

# dcc - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August
# Sandymount
# Sandymount

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August

Jun 15th 2021, 8:06 PM 16,101 Views 9 Comments

Dublin City Council has announced the eastern side of the village will be pedestrianised on a 24 hour basis in the two summer months.

# dcc - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Dublin's Stephen's Green closes early as Gardaí respond to large crowds
# Banned Stand
# Banned Stand

Dublin's Stephen's Green closes early as Gardaí respond to large crowds

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:53 PM 43,746 Views 52 Comments

There were large crowds of people in the park and on Grafton Street this evening.

# dcc - Monday 31 May, 2021

'No point in fooling ourselves into telling people not to go out': Call for extended park opening hours
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

'No point in fooling ourselves into telling people not to go out': Call for extended park opening hours

May 31st 2021, 6:40 PM 36,990 Views 52 Comments

Meanwhile, young people told us about their experiences gathering over the weekend.

# dcc - Friday 14 May, 2021

Beer and goading in Portobello: 'I've cleaned up s**t, I've seen more people pissing'
# Locked Out
# Locked Out

Beer and goading in Portobello: 'I've cleaned up s**t, I've seen more people pissing'

Updated May 14th 2021, 6:31 PM 98,024 Views 142 Comments
  • The council says "about a thousand people" have gathered there in recent weekends, causing disruption for residents
  • There are to be increased garda patrols of the area
  • A demonstration this afternoon saw views expressed on both sides

# dcc - Saturday 27 March, 2021

'Crack cocaine and heroin sales are astronomical': Oliver Bond residents 'living in fear'
# Dublin
# Dublin

'Crack cocaine and heroin sales are astronomical': Oliver Bond residents 'living in fear'

Mar 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 51,494 Views 0 Comments

Drug-dealing has been an issue at the Dublin flat complex for many years, but residents say the situation is getting worse.

# dcc - 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 17,983 Views 18 Comments

Non-essential businesses can reopen from tomorrow.

# dcc - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Council remains hopeful it will secure funding for white-water rafting project in Dublin as tender delayed until 2021
# DCC
# DCC

Council remains hopeful it will secure funding for white-water rafting project in Dublin as tender delayed until 2021

Oct 28th 2020, 6:45 AM 22,164 Views 56 Comments

Covid-19′s knock-on effects mean the tender for the facility’s construction won’t be put out by the end of December as planned.

# dcc - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Debunked: No, council staff have not been banned from entering a flats complex in Dublin because of Covid
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, council staff have not been banned from entering a flats complex in Dublin because of Covid

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:57 PM 34,021 Views 7 Comments

The claim, which is being shared in a voice memo on WhatsApp, is not true.

# dcc - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Public toilets installed at top of Dublin's Grafton Street with more facilities to be rolled out across the city
# Public Toilets
# Public Toilets

Public toilets installed at top of Dublin's Grafton Street with more facilities to be rolled out across the city

Jun 6th 2020, 1:54 PM 64,371 Views 50 Comments

Dublin City Council said that there will be a lack of facilities like bathrooms available to the public while pubs and restaurants remain closed.

Dublin City Council says it can't re-open playgrounds as they're not supervised
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

Dublin City Council says it can't re-open playgrounds as they're not supervised

Jun 6th 2020, 1:18 PM 26,830 Views 43 Comments

DCC Deputy Chief Executive Brendan Kenny said he didn’t think any local authority in the country had supervised playgrounds.

# dcc - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building
# 21 Aungier Street
# 21 Aungier Street

Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:05 PM 40,627 Views 27 Comments

There was opposition to using the building for homeless accommodation.

# dcc - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Four new staff to be employed by Dublin council to enforce new sandwich board rules
# Banned
# Banned

Four new staff to be employed by Dublin council to enforce new sandwich board rules

Sep 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,259 Views 37 Comments

If a premises is found to be using a sandwich board without a licence then the board can be removed by the council.

# dcc - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Merchants Quay to appeal injecting centre refusal to An Bord Pleanála
# Injecting Centre
# Injecting Centre

Merchants Quay to appeal injecting centre refusal to An Bord Pleanála

Aug 8th 2019, 12:17 PM 9,568 Views 32 Comments

DCC last month refused permission for the the injecting centre.

# dcc - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government
# Addiction
# Addiction

Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government

Jul 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 11,433 Views 21 Comments

Dublin City Council has refused planning permission for an injecting facility.

# dcc - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'It's archaic that we've side-by-side competition': Dublin City Council pushes for single waste collection
# Waste Collection
# Waste Collection

'It's archaic that we've side-by-side competition': Dublin City Council pushes for single waste collection

Jul 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 36,695 Views 71 Comments

Councillors voted last week to kick-start a process aimed at taking waste collection back into public ownership.

# dcc - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Council says warden will monitor anti-social behaviour as it reopens Dublin Peace Park
# Antisocial Behaviour
# Antisocial Behaviour

Council says warden will monitor anti-social behaviour as it reopens Dublin Peace Park

Jun 25th 2019, 6:00 AM 25,388 Views 11 Comments

The council said upgrades to parks usually displace this kind of behaviour.

# dcc - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Justice Department hit with €27,000 levy by Dublin City Council for vacant site it is trying to transfer to the council
# Kilmainham Road
# Kilmainham Road

Justice Department hit with €27,000 levy by Dublin City Council for vacant site it is trying to transfer to the council

Jun 18th 2019, 6:05 AM 19,009 Views 13 Comments

The site at 51A Old Kilmainham Road, Dublin 8, has been vacant for a number of years.

# dcc - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Apartments overlooking graveyard in Dublin get green light despite concerns mourners will be 'robbed of their privacy'
# Mount Jerome
# Mount Jerome

Apartments overlooking graveyard in Dublin get green light despite concerns mourners will be 'robbed of their privacy'

Jun 11th 2019, 6:05 AM 36,744 Views 30 Comments

An appeal has now been lodged with An Bord Pleanála by a separate party against the development going ahead.

# dcc - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Plans for 20 serviced apartments in 18th-century buildings in Dublin get the go-ahead after appeal
# Aungier Street
# Aungier Street

Plans for 20 serviced apartments in 18th-century buildings in Dublin get the go-ahead after appeal

May 28th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,254 Views 23 Comments

The high-end apartments will form an annex to the soon-to-be-opened Marlin Hotel.

# dcc - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Green Party set to be major player in Dublin City Council as Sinn Féin takes hit in first count
# Green Surge
# Green Surge

Green Party set to be major player in Dublin City Council as Sinn Féin takes hit in first count

May 25th 2019, 7:58 PM 34,055 Views 37 Comments

So far five Green Party candidates have been elected to Dublin City Council.

# dcc - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Dublin's first injecting centre delayed further as Merchants Quay needs more time to address planning concerns
# Extension
# Extension

Dublin's first injecting centre delayed further as Merchants Quay needs more time to address planning concerns

May 9th 2019, 12:27 PM 9,528 Views 43 Comments

The centre aims to provide a safe, clean environment for people to inject drugs.

# dcc - Monday 1 April, 2019

80% surveyed in student accommodation in Dublin city are international students paying average €250 a week rent
# Dublin
# Dublin

80% surveyed in student accommodation in Dublin city are international students paying average €250 a week rent

Apr 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 19,586 Views 10 Comments

A new report commissioned by DCC looks into student accommodation in the capital.

# dcc - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Hospitality firm loses appeal to run 8 short-term let apartments in Dublin without planning permission
# The Key Collections
# The Key Collections

Hospitality firm loses appeal to run 8 short-term let apartments in Dublin without planning permission

Mar 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 22,756 Views 11 Comments

An Bord Pleanála rejected an appeal following a DCC decision last year.

# dcc - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'If I apply for a house in Dublin today - I will be waiting 19 years': 17,745 on Dublin housing list
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'If I apply for a house in Dublin today - I will be waiting 19 years': 17,745 on Dublin housing list

Feb 12th 2019, 6:15 PM 34,422 Views 137 Comments

The combined total of people either looking for a house or looking to move stands at 27,762.

# dcc - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Dublin's Suffolk Street to be pedestrianised for six weeks starting Saturday
# Take A Walk
# Take A Walk

Dublin's Suffolk Street to be pedestrianised for six weeks starting Saturday

Jan 30th 2019, 6:01 AM 24,498 Views 7 Comments

The street has been closed to most traffic since works began on the Luas Cross City.

# dcc - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Free sanitary products to be provided in DCC community centres and libraries
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

Free sanitary products to be provided in DCC community centres and libraries

Sep 20th 2018, 7:04 PM 38,163 Views 66 Comments

Despite being essential, sanitary products are often priced as if they are luxury goods.

# dcc - Saturday 21 July, 2018

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue

Jul 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 48,785 Views 71 Comments

After almost 30 minutes of waiting, the baby’s father called back and said he would drive his daughter to the hospital himself.

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