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# dcc - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Traveller family take action against council over refusal to offer them housing
# Donegal
# Donegal

Traveller family take action against council over refusal to offer them housing

Aug 30th 2017, 4:55 PM 21,553 Views 0 Comments

The family of seven are living in a caravan without basic facilities such as running water.

# dcc - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Today is for celebration': Council goes back on plans to cut down 109-year-old Fairview trees
# Save Our Trees
# Save Our Trees

'Today is for celebration': Council goes back on plans to cut down 109-year-old Fairview trees

Aug 29th 2017, 8:22 PM 22,735 Views 30 Comments

Plans to cut down the trees were met with strong resistance from local residents when announced earlier this year.

# dcc - Monday 21 August, 2017

Driving to work today in Dublin? Don't forget there are new traffic restrictions in place
# Bus Priority Measures
# Bus Priority Measures

Driving to work today in Dublin? Don't forget there are new traffic restrictions in place

Aug 21st 2017, 7:23 AM 21,079 Views 37 Comments

There is no longer a right turn now from Bachelors Walk onto O’Connell Bridge – except for buses, taxis and bicycles.

# dcc - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Clamping complaints: No 10 minutes grace, app issues and clamped while delivering to charity shop
# Clampers
# Clampers

Clamping complaints: No 10 minutes grace, app issues and clamped while delivering to charity shop

Aug 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 28,455 Views 63 Comments

In two cases, people claimed that they were clamped because the Parking Tag app allowed them to pay for parking in an area that became a clearway.

# dcc - Monday 14 August, 2017

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays
# From This Weekend
# From This Weekend

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays

Aug 14th 2017, 11:52 AM 30,772 Views 90 Comments

Cars will also be banned from turning right onto O’Connell Bridge from Bachelors Walk.

# dcc - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Clamping complaints: Elderly woman with no mobile or credit card clamped while at mass
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Clamping complaints: Elderly woman with no mobile or credit card clamped while at mass

Aug 10th 2017, 12:05 AM 56,652 Views 120 Comments

A passerby stopped with the woman and had to pay the fine.

# dcc - Monday 26 June, 2017

This man is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin city
# First Day On The Job
# First Day On The Job

This man is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin city

Jun 26th 2017, 7:51 PM 79,020 Views 111 Comments

Mícheál Mac Donncha was elected as the new Lord Mayor this evening.

# dcc - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?
# Adverse Possession
# Adverse Possession

How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?

Jun 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 39,116 Views 17 Comments

Cases of adverse possession are quite common in Ireland.

# dcc - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

20 people living in Dublin city building to leave the property over fire safety concerns
# Mountjoy Square
# Mountjoy Square

20 people living in Dublin city building to leave the property over fire safety concerns

Jun 20th 2017, 5:45 PM 21,722 Views 0 Comments

A family and about a dozen students have been living in the building.

# dcc - Monday 19 June, 2017

Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn
# Dublin
# Dublin

Residents hit out at 'disgusting' illegal dumping in Dolphin's Barn

Jun 19th 2017, 3:27 PM 18,363 Views 31 Comments

“Some people just put rubbish on the street because they know the council will come and take it away.”

# dcc - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes
# Vacant And Derelict
# Vacant And Derelict

Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes

Jun 17th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,720 Views 28 Comments

A homelessness charity sees vacant or derelict sites as a way of alleviating the homelessness crisis.

# dcc - Friday 16 June, 2017

Council says new 'stationless bike' company does not have permission to operate in Dublin
# Dublinbike Rival
# Dublinbike Rival

Council says new 'stationless bike' company does not have permission to operate in Dublin

Jun 16th 2017, 7:12 PM 30,135 Views 30 Comments

The Council said it understands that the stationless bike sharing app BleeperBike intends to launch its service this weekend.

Dublin woman now owns a quarter acre back garden due to council oversight
# Marino
# Marino

Dublin woman now owns a quarter acre back garden due to council oversight

Jun 16th 2017, 6:10 AM 120,411 Views 38 Comments

The woman’s grandfather had previously paid rent on and kept the land.

# dcc - Monday 29 May, 2017

These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week

May 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 36,940 Views 97 Comments

The expansion will come into effect from midnight on Tuesday 30 May.

# dcc - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'It's impossible to get any rest': Dublin residents frustrated at late-night Luas works
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

'It's impossible to get any rest': Dublin residents frustrated at late-night Luas works

May 20th 2017, 9:00 PM 46,644 Views 51 Comments

Construction on the Luas Cross City has been ongoing in Dublin since early 2013.

# dcc - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Greens say traffic plans are 'too generous to cars' and anti-public transport
# Dublin Quays
# Dublin Quays

Greens say traffic plans are 'too generous to cars' and anti-public transport

May 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 12,821 Views 69 Comments

There is concern car traffic in Dublin city could slow down the new Luas line.

# dcc - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Number of homeless families and children reaches new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of homeless families and children reaches new record high

Apr 25th 2017, 8:12 PM 12,458 Views 58 Comments

A rough sleeper count for Dublin found 138 adults sleeping on the street.

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case
# Traveller Community
# Traveller Community

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case

Apr 25th 2017, 3:38 PM 28,103 Views 58 Comments

“This is a very important decision for the Traveller community.”

# dcc - Monday 3 April, 2017

After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:30 PM 54,445 Views 110 Comments

Fleming has been a strong campaigner on issues of homelessness in Ireland.

# dcc - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'It's only getting worse': Up to 80 beggars on Dublin's city streets at any one time
# Begging For Change
# Begging For Change

'It's only getting worse': Up to 80 beggars on Dublin's city streets at any one time

Mar 15th 2017, 6:20 AM 25,525 Views 64 Comments

There have been calls for a clampdown on eastern European begging gangs.

# dcc - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Top US architects are re-imagining Dublin One to make it 'a vibrant destination'
# City Centre
# City Centre

Top US architects are re-imagining Dublin One to make it 'a vibrant destination'

Mar 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 35,937 Views 68 Comments

And they want the public’s input.

# dcc - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'Only matter of time until someone is killed' - Council to vote on towing cars that block cycle lanes
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

'Only matter of time until someone is killed' - Council to vote on towing cars that block cycle lanes

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:15 AM 18,985 Views 96 Comments

A mass cycle protest is due to take place outside Leinster House today.

# dcc - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'The walls talk' - Dublin city is getting a new tenement museum this summer
# 14 Henrietta Street
# 14 Henrietta Street

'The walls talk' - Dublin city is getting a new tenement museum this summer

Feb 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 25,590 Views 21 Comments

14 Henrietta Street will showcase the long and pockmarked history of Dublin’s tenements.

# dcc - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Why are Bono and The Edge grazing sheep in Stephen's Green in 2000? It's their right as Freemen of the City
# Freedom Of The City
# Freedom Of The City

Why are Bono and The Edge grazing sheep in Stephen's Green in 2000? It's their right as Freemen of the City

Feb 7th 2017, 6:01 AM 22,521 Views 27 Comments

Barack and Michelle Obama are soon set to have some interesting privileges in Dublin.

# dcc - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Gardaí make domestic abuse 'a priority' in new policing plan
# New Plans
# New Plans

Gardaí make domestic abuse 'a priority' in new policing plan

Jan 15th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,789 Views 43 Comments

All domestic incidents will “get immediate response by working units”.

# dcc - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Poll: Should rickshaws be banned in Dublin?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should rickshaws be banned in Dublin?

Jan 12th 2017, 8:51 AM 50,940 Views 101 Comments

There are currently no regulations in place to deal with rickshaws in the capital.

Knife amnesty to combat stabbings set to come to the capital
# Bin The Blade
# Bin The Blade

Knife amnesty to combat stabbings set to come to the capital

Jan 12th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,532 Views 37 Comments

The plans come in the wake of three serious stabbings in the last four weeks.

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year

Jan 12th 2017, 12:01 AM 32,754 Views 53 Comments

As things stand, gardaí can only treat the operators like they would any other cyclists.

# dcc - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Dec 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 35,516 Views 168 Comments

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# dcc - Monday 14 November, 2016

It's through: Dublin City Council budget passes after filling €15 million shortfall
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

It's through: Dublin City Council budget passes after filling €15 million shortfall

Nov 14th 2016, 8:22 PM 12,928 Views 32 Comments

Commercial rates and social housing costs rise as parties call for a meeting with Minister Simon Coveney.

# dcc - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Dublin City Council is facing a €15 million shortfall - and is going after businesses to get it
# Cash OUt
# Cash OUt

Dublin City Council is facing a €15 million shortfall - and is going after businesses to get it

Nov 10th 2016, 5:06 PM 17,236 Views 42 Comments

Those living in social housing will also have to pay €104 more every year to keep their boilers serviced.

# dcc - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules
# Motion
# Motion

Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules

Nov 1st 2016, 4:04 PM 17,457 Views 59 Comments

A Dublin City Councillor is bringing forward a motion to rename a street in Dublin after Halppanavar.

# dcc - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Council and gardaí warn renters of "security deposit" scam
# Rental Scam
# Rental Scam

Council and gardaí warn renters of "security deposit" scam

Sep 13th 2016, 4:46 PM 16,659 Views 24 Comments

One case is believed to have seen a victim transfer €1,140 to the scammers.

# dcc - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

"They were broken, full of blood" - four-year-old girl pricked by used syringe in Dublin
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

"They were broken, full of blood" - four-year-old girl pricked by used syringe in Dublin

Sep 6th 2016, 4:10 PM 34,888 Views 61 Comments

Catherine Leonard has described how her daughter came upon a bag of discarded syringes close to their home.

# dcc - Monday 25 July, 2016

As local authorities look to ban election posters, meet the councillor who's never hung one up in his life
# No-Poster Boy
# No-Poster Boy

As local authorities look to ban election posters, meet the councillor who's never hung one up in his life

Jul 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,087 Views 19 Comments

Independent Joe Conway of Waterford City and County Council has called for posters to be banned in all local authorities, to make it less expensive for new entrants to politics.

# dcc - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated
# Strike
# Strike

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated

Jun 29th 2016, 4:00 PM 26,839 Views 123 Comments

The councillor behind the motion said it doesn’t mean drivers will be fired.

# dcc - Monday 30 May, 2016

Here is why councillors don't think taller buildings will tackle Dublin's housing crisis
# Low Rise
# Low Rise

Here is why councillors don't think taller buildings will tackle Dublin's housing crisis

May 30th 2016, 1:43 PM 26,476 Views 109 Comments

The issue will be discussed at a special meeting of Dublin City Council later today.

# dcc - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Living in north Dublin? These areas will have the water supply disrupted for the day
# Water We Going To Do?
# Water We Going To Do?

Living in north Dublin? These areas will have the water supply disrupted for the day

May 28th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,435 Views 24 Comments

Dublin City Council has advised residents in north Dublin that repair works will be carried out today on a main line by Irish Water.

# dcc - 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 33,277 Views 45 Comments

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

# dcc - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

What ever happened to the plans for that super fast bus between Dublin city and the airport?
# Swiftway
# Swiftway

What ever happened to the plans for that super fast bus between Dublin city and the airport?

May 4th 2016, 6:05 AM 35,172 Views 75 Comments

In 2014, a new transport initiative was announced to try to alleviate traffic in Dublin – but is it still going ahead?