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# 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 43,503 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 36,903 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 97,721 Views 143 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 49,740 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 17,972 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 22,147 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 33,912 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 64,046 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 26,754 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 40,588 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 25,241 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 9,555 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 11,420 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 36,663 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 25,367 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 18,990 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 36,543 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 19,148 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 34,022 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 9,519 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 19,490 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 22,722 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 33,596 Views 139 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 24,408 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 38,105 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 48,701 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.

# dcc - 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 19,484 Views 58 Comments

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

# dcc - Monday 25 June, 2018

Independent councillor Nial Ring elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin
# Lord Mayor
# Lord Mayor

Independent councillor Nial Ring elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Jun 25th 2018, 7:43 PM 21,259 Views 38 Comments

Ring was elected by fellow councillors this evening and becomes the 349th Lord Mayor of the city.

# dcc - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Families who remain homeless for over 12 months far more likely to secure social housing
# Dublin
# Dublin

Families who remain homeless for over 12 months far more likely to secure social housing

Jun 7th 2018, 12:48 PM 9,885 Views 28 Comments

Dublin has about 77% of all homeless families in Ireland.

# dcc - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival
# Repeal
# Repeal

Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival

Apr 28th 2018, 7:12 PM 23,086 Views 92 Comments

The event in question was due to be held on Monday 21 May – four days before the Eighth Amendment referendum.

# dcc - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'We have waited a long time': Council plans to demolish Ballymun Shopping Centre
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

'We have waited a long time': Council plans to demolish Ballymun Shopping Centre

Mar 17th 2018, 7:45 AM 15,460 Views 11 Comments

As things stand, the council says that the last tenant is expected to leave the building by this summer.

# dcc - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Dublin City Council proposing to stop prioritising homeless families for housing lists
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Dublin City Council proposing to stop prioritising homeless families for housing lists

Mar 8th 2018, 4:11 PM 28,667 Views 90 Comments

The council said it is doing so in order to encourage families to seek housing in the private rented sector.

# dcc - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

A new homeless family hub run by a private company is set to open in Dublin next week
# Lynams
# Lynams

A new homeless family hub run by a private company is set to open in Dublin next week

Jan 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 30,288 Views 97 Comments

After months of delays, Lynam’s Hotel in Dublin is due to open this week as a family hub.

# dcc - Sunday 14 January, 2018

The number of homeless families staying in hotels in Dublin has shot up once again
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

The number of homeless families staying in hotels in Dublin has shot up once again

Jan 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,137 Views 61 Comments

The figures had been dropping, but November shows an increase in families staying in hotels.

# dcc - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Dublin City Council 'super depot' gets the green light
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Dublin City Council 'super depot' gets the green light

Jan 11th 2018, 2:05 PM 18,124 Views 27 Comments

The €27 million plan will be built in Ballymun.

# dcc - Friday 5 January, 2018

'Nowhere is taking anybody': Concern among homeless families asked to leave Gresham Hotel by the end of the month
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Nowhere is taking anybody': Concern among homeless families asked to leave Gresham Hotel by the end of the month

Jan 5th 2018, 4:15 PM 30,056 Views 131 Comments

670 people were in hotel accommodation at the end of November.

# dcc - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Cycling in cities has been in the spotlight, but what are traffic planners doing about it?
# Cross City
# Cross City

Cycling in cities has been in the spotlight, but what are traffic planners doing about it?

Dec 31st 2017, 6:05 AM 7,855 Views 48 Comments

Dublin City Council says each fatality is reviewed to see if improvements can be made.

# dcc - Friday 1 December, 2017

'Christmas can be very hard if you're on your own': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter
# ALONE
# ALONE

'Christmas can be very hard if you're on your own': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter

Dec 1st 2017, 10:45 AM 9,925 Views 8 Comments

The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and older person’s charity Alone’s cold weather initiative, which was launched today.

# dcc - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Dublin City Council ordered to pay €25k to breast cancer survivor who wasn't allowed work from home
# Payout
# Payout

Dublin City Council ordered to pay €25k to breast cancer survivor who wasn't allowed work from home

Nov 30th 2017, 7:59 PM 16,737 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s medical adviser stated that a working home arrangement would serve to alleviate the symptoms of fatigue.

# dcc - Friday 20 October, 2017

Poll: Should houses be built in Dublin parks to solve the housing crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should houses be built in Dublin parks to solve the housing crisis?

Oct 20th 2017, 8:31 AM 42,708 Views 167 Comments

Dublin City Council said that it is a possibility.

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