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# dcc - Friday 18 July, 2014

Sorry, but it's not over: City manager to be grilled on Garth Brooks debacle... again
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Sorry, but it's not over: City manager to be grilled on Garth Brooks debacle... again

Jul 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,299 Views 82 Comments

Yes yes yes, we know, yesterday we said it was all over, but an Oireachtas committee has other ideas.

# dcc - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Poll: Is Dublin City Council right to refuse permission for two Garth Brooks gigs?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Poll: Is Dublin City Council right to refuse permission for two Garth Brooks gigs?

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:54 PM 28,530 Views 133 Comments

The council says the five shows would be too disruptive – but are they right?

# dcc - Monday 12 May, 2014

Council told to "get its house in order" and use derelict Dublin sites
# No Use
# No Use

Council told to "get its house in order" and use derelict Dublin sites

May 12th 2014, 8:50 PM 14,007 Views 19 Comments

Former Green Party TD Ciarán Cuffe is calling on the Dublin City Council to either make something of the sites they own or sell them

# dcc - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended

Apr 8th 2014, 8:42 AM 4,924 Views 13 Comments

Instead, the results of the separate National Ambulance Service Review will be taken into account.

# dcc - Friday 4 April, 2014

Fancy yourself as a street artist? The Temple Bar Company want to hear from you
# Blank Canvas
# Blank Canvas

Fancy yourself as a street artist? The Temple Bar Company want to hear from you

Apr 4th 2014, 3:39 PM 10,892 Views 40 Comments

Four lanes in Dublin’s Temple Bar are set for an artistic makeover.

# dcc - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Here's how you turn vacant buildings into creative spaces
# Art Makers
# Art Makers

Here's how you turn vacant buildings into creative spaces

Feb 16th 2014, 10:30 AM 18,886 Views 10 Comments

Dublin City Council runs a scheme that links up vacant spaces with artists and creative people.

# dcc - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Dublin City Council passes budget that increases homeless supports
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin City Council passes budget that increases homeless supports

Jan 14th 2014, 10:27 PM 5,803 Views 27 Comments

After a draft budget contained a near €6 million cut to services for homeless people, Dublin City Council tonight passed a budget that increases these supports.

# dcc - Sunday 12 January, 2014

“No budget will pass that cuts homeless services” – Dublin Lord Mayor
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

“No budget will pass that cuts homeless services” – Dublin Lord Mayor

Jan 12th 2014, 7:57 PM 11,600 Views 56 Comments

A draft budget was called “totally unacceptable” by Sinn Féin councillors, but Labour Lord Mayor Oisín Quinn says it will not pass.

# dcc - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Here's how much Poolbeg is worth now (and how much has been spent on it)
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

Here's how much Poolbeg is worth now (and how much has been spent on it)

Dec 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 17,233 Views 44 Comments

The costs of the proposed Poolbeg incinerator are now approaching €100 million – but construction is still yet to begin.

# dcc - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Dublin City Council could "lose billions" to Irish Water
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Dublin City Council could "lose billions" to Irish Water

Dec 17th 2013, 9:03 AM 10,304 Views 59 Comments

The council will be forced to hand over €2 billion worth of assets, but be left with €330 million worth of pension liabilities.

# dcc - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week
# Planning
# Planning

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week

Nov 9th 2013, 4:23 PM 14,881 Views 84 Comments

The plan calls for much less traffic and better walking and cycling links from the Phoenix Park to Poolbeg.

Why is Dublin dedicating a 300-year-old tree to the city of Barcelona?
# City Twinning
# City Twinning

Why is Dublin dedicating a 300-year-old tree to the city of Barcelona?

Nov 9th 2013, 2:34 PM 20,620 Views 27 Comments

Because we’re all best mates, obviously.

# dcc - Thursday 7 November, 2013

6 small things you can do to make Ireland a better place

6 small things you can do to make Ireland a better place

Nov 7th 2013, 5:38 PM 26,967 Views 68 Comments

It only takes a couple of minutes to make your community a better place.

# dcc - Monday 4 November, 2013

Water restrictions to remain as reservoirs remain "at an unsustainably low level"
# Water Restrictions
# Water Restrictions

Water restrictions to remain as reservoirs remain "at an unsustainably low level"

Nov 4th 2013, 1:49 PM 9,513 Views 52 Comments

Dublin City Council say production has improved but restrictions will remain in place until at least Thursday.

# dcc - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council can now challenge suspected illegal rubbish dumpers at their homes

Oct 10th 2013, 6:50 AM 7,191 Views 36 Comments

Certain Dublin City Council staff can now question residents, as part of their crackdown on illegal rubbish dumping.

# dcc - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Polling cards to be sent to 29,000 new voters after council blunder
# Dublin
# Dublin

Polling cards to be sent to 29,000 new voters after council blunder

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:38 AM 4,492 Views 32 Comments

An out of date file was sent to the printers by mistake. It’s estimated the error will cost around €20,000 to rectify.

# dcc - Monday 9 September, 2013

Hogan still expecting report on Priory Hall, despite reports mediation has collapsed
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Hogan still expecting report on Priory Hall, despite reports mediation has collapsed

Sep 9th 2013, 6:22 PM 5,734 Views 46 Comments

The former residents believe that the process has fallen apart, with bank bosses indicating last week they would seek their own solutions for mortgage-holders.

# dcc - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month
# FlightFest
# FlightFest

Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month

Aug 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 22,681 Views 57 Comments

FlightFest will see a selection of aircraft, from flying boats to massive cargo planes, fly over the River Liffey next month.

# dcc - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Security firm boss hopes to apologise personally to Muslim women stopped from praying
# Griffith Park
# Griffith Park

Security firm boss hopes to apologise personally to Muslim women stopped from praying

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:19 PM 16,936 Views 105 Comments

A worker at the firm employed as a park warden has been suspended over the incident, in which he interrupted the women’s prayers in a Drumcondra park.

# dcc - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...
# Graffiti Bridge
# Graffiti Bridge

Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...

Jul 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 24,514 Views 65 Comments

Ever walked across the Ha’penny Bridge and wondered where all those graffitied locks keep coming from – or who keeps taking them down?

# dcc - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Phoenix Park concerts given go-ahead, subject to strict new conditions
# MCD
# MCD

Phoenix Park concerts given go-ahead, subject to strict new conditions

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:40 AM 11,876 Views 32 Comments

It follows widespread criticism of the security operation at last year’s show by Swedish House Mafia.

# dcc - Monday 1 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 1st 2013, 8:49 AM 7,947 Views 1 Comment

Good morning. Here are the nine things to know before you start your day.

# dcc - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Council to vote on whether to ban charity shops from Grafton Street
# Planning
# Planning

Council to vote on whether to ban charity shops from Grafton Street

Jun 30th 2013, 8:20 PM 18,430 Views 97 Comments

The 52 councillors who sit on Dublin City Council will vote on the controversial proposal tomorrow night.

Parts of Dublin city without water all day
# Water Water
# Water Water

Parts of Dublin city without water all day

Jun 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,734 Views 16 Comments

Dublin City Council is carrying out essential works which will affect a large chunk of the northside of the city until midnight tonight.

# dcc - Friday 12 April, 2013

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Plans to end street cleaning in parts of Dublin described as 'insane'

Apr 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,511 Views 62 Comments

An Taisce has heavily criticised plans to prevent illegal dumping by stopping street cleaning altogether in parts of the north inner city.

# dcc - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Dublin's water restrictions to be eased, though reduced pressures remain
# Water
# Water

Dublin's water restrictions to be eased, though reduced pressures remain

Apr 4th 2013, 2:07 PM 4,881 Views 26 Comments

Dublin City Council says it expects to return to a full regular water supply from tomorrow, with low pressure until next week.

# dcc - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Water restrictions to continue in Dublin city for next two nights
# Water
# Water

Water restrictions to continue in Dublin city for next two nights

Apr 2nd 2013, 1:29 PM 6,470 Views 22 Comments

Restrictions will be in place from 9pm to 7am or 9am both tonight and tomorrow and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.

# dcc - Saturday 9 March, 2013

PHOTOS: How Dubliners saw their city over the course of one day
# Twitpics
# Twitpics

PHOTOS: How Dubliners saw their city over the course of one day

Mar 9th 2013, 1:08 PM 22,179 Views 47 Comments

Twitter users across Dublin yesterday took shots of their capital city, with one lucky person winning a helicopter trip around the city courtesy of Dublin City Council. Here are some of the photos they took.

# dcc - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Members of public invited to have their say on future of 1916 buildings
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Members of public invited to have their say on future of 1916 buildings

Jan 24th 2013, 8:15 PM 11,114 Views 86 Comments

The final decision will be “hugely influenced by what the people want to see on Moore Street”.

# dcc - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Sad Christmas tree Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Sad Christmas tree Pic of the Day

Jan 9th 2013, 2:44 PM 10,248 Views 13 Comments

No comment.

# dcc - Friday 21 December, 2012

Youth Defence ordered to remove anti-abortion posters
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Youth Defence ordered to remove anti-abortion posters

Dec 21st 2012, 12:34 PM 13,551 Views 143 Comments

Dublin City Council said that the organisation “had not applied for or received permission” for the anti-abortion posters which appeared in Dublin city centre this week.

# dcc - Monday 17 December, 2012

Priory Hall residents hold vigil ahead of second Christmas
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents hold vigil ahead of second Christmas

Dec 17th 2012, 9:37 PM 9,186 Views 27 Comments

The residents are calling on all parties to work quickly to put an end to their ‘homelessness’.

# dcc - Thursday 22 November, 2012

New app aims to help those with sight loss navigate the city
# Iphone App
# Iphone App

New app aims to help those with sight loss navigate the city

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:10 AM 3,030 Views 9 Comments

“Walk Dublin”, a free iPhone app, has been launched by Dublin City Council in conjunction with the National Council for the Blind of Ireland.

# dcc - Monday 19 November, 2012

Another Christmas out of their homes, Priory Hall residents still 'in the dark'
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Another Christmas out of their homes, Priory Hall residents still 'in the dark'

Nov 19th 2012, 9:44 AM 6,276 Views 30 Comments

Residents are now heading into their second Christmas out of their homes.

# dcc - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Dublin Lord Mayor: "I have a professional disregard for the legal classes"
# Interview
# Interview

Dublin Lord Mayor: "I have a professional disregard for the legal classes"

Nov 11th 2012, 8:00 AM 10,631 Views 24 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí, reflects on his first four months in the position, and why he feels it’s his duty to say what’s on his mind.

# dcc - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Priory Hall: Legal action by DCC is of no benefit to ex-residents
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall: Legal action by DCC is of no benefit to ex-residents

Nov 7th 2012, 5:06 PM 5,902 Views 22 Comments

While the DCC has spent over €300,000 on surveys and engineering in relation to Priory Hall, its ex-residents don’t have the same resources.

# dcc - Monday 22 October, 2012

Open thread: what makes Dublin special?
# Uniquely Dublin
# Uniquely Dublin

Open thread: what makes Dublin special?

Oct 22nd 2012, 1:45 PM 11,200 Views 136 Comments

Have your say…

# dcc - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Social entrepreneurs with big ideas win €775k prizes
# Awards
# Awards

Social entrepreneurs with big ideas win €775k prizes

Oct 18th 2012, 8:12 PM 11,820 Views 8 Comments

Coder Dojo, Neuro Hero and Soar each won €200,000 each at the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awards tonight.

# dcc - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Bewley's signs to remain on Starbucks café - for now
# Nostalgia
# Nostalgia

Bewley's signs to remain on Starbucks café - for now

Oct 11th 2012, 10:00 PM 20,287 Views 54 Comments

Bewley’s had sought to remove a mosaic and floor tiling from its former café on Westmoreland Street in Dublin city centre.

# dcc - Monday 8 October, 2012

Priory Hall: 'Families have had to press pause on their lives for the last year'
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall: 'Families have had to press pause on their lives for the last year'

Oct 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,431 Views 25 Comments

As the one year anniversary of their evacuation appoaches, ex-residents of Priory Hall are planning a ‘March for Justice’ as they continue their search for a solution.