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#Dublin City Council

# dublin-city-council - Today’s News

'People are afraid, people are anxious': Former Assistant Garda Commissioner sets out roadmap for Darndale's future

Jack Nolan’s report examining Darndale in North Dublin will be published in May.

# dublin-city-council - Yesterday’s News

Here's where the top 10 clamping blackspots were in Dublin city last year

The number of vehicles clamped in Dublin city in 2019 was up 8% to 46,516.

Dublin City Council opposes plans for over 650 apartments beside St Anne's Park

The proposed development has long been opposed by local residents and politicians.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

DCC declares application for redevelopment of historic Iveagh Markets invalid

An application was lodged by the businessman Martin Keane to redevelop the Liberties marketplace last year.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal'

The man was sleeping in his tent when it was being removed in an attempt to tidy the canal walk way.

G.B. Shaw's Dublin birthplace now belongs to the people...but it won't be open to the public much

It’s estimated it will cost €140,000 to refurbish and will be completed by 2021.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'Its reuse is of critical importance': Developer set to lodge planning for Player Wills site in coming weeks

The Player Wills Factory site on Dublin’s South Circular Road covers 9.33 hectares of prime city centre land.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 10 January, 2020

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night

The woman, who was in a distressed state, told the volunteer she had been released from an acute hospital.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'An error of judgement': Martin criticises RIC commemoration but says those attending should be respected RIC

'An error of judgement': Martin criticises RIC commemoration but says those attending should be respected

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the event “should be cancelled”.

Dublin City Council is owed €33 million in rent arrears from its council housing tenants

The amount the council is owed in rent arrears rose 14% last year.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 6 January, 2020

Dublin City Council votes to boycott RIC commemoration service

The motion described the event planned to be held in Dublin Castle on 17 January as “obscene”.

Dublin City Council workers miss average of 10 to 12 days a year through absenteeism

The Labour Court heard that the average absenteeism in the Council is approximately 5%.

Dublin City Council moves to repossess historic Iveagh Markets

DCC has said it is “terminating” contact with Businessman Martin Keane regarding The Markets’ redevelopment.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Council street crews called out hundreds of times to clean up discarded needles on Dublin streets

The city council recorded over 200 official calls from members of the public in relation to used drug paraphernalia in the last two years.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 29 December, 2019

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Less than 500 public payphones are left in Ireland – a drop from 4,000 a decade ago

There were 4,000 public payphones across the country 10 years ago.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 23 December, 2019

Dublin City Council boss wants 'Grafton Quarter' sign replaced next Christmas after public outcry

“‘Grafton Quarter’ has no Christmas feel to it and nothing to do with Dublin’s Grafton Street of old,” one person said.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Plans to turn James Joyce House of the Dead into a hostel put on hold by council

The house was the setting of Joyce’s famous short story The Dead.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Legal limbo to end for Dublin's horse-drawn carriage drivers as new law to sort out licence debacle

Since 2018 Dublin City Council no longer issue carriage drivers licences, which drivers say could lead to unlicensed operators and concerns for animal welfare.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Coats on Ha'penny Bridge could save someone's life, says organiser

On Saturday, Dublin City Council said that the coats would be removed for health and safety reasons.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 9 December, 2019

Coats left on Ha'penny Bridge for homeless removed by DCC for 'health and safety' reasons

The council said that the coats would be “redistributed” through its homeless services.

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive activated its Cold Weather Strategy last month.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months

Begging offences on the streets of Dublin has decreased but some representatives said this does not reflect the reality.

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

There was opposition to using the building for homeless accommodation.

A 'bit of a joke' or a 'big idea for the city'? Councillors defend decision to back Dublin's white-water rafting attraction

The €22m project is expected to take 18 months to complete and development is expected to get under way next year.

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters

Over 200 complaints were made about the location of posters during the local and European elections.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 2 December, 2019

Councillors reject motion to have support for O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment project rescinded

The O’Devaney project will see a number of new homes developed, including social and affordable housing.

Councillors vote in favour of €22 million white-water rafting facility in Dublin's IFSC

Dublin Fire Brigade addressed Councillors in the council chamber this evening.

'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter

The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and Alone’s cold weather initiative.

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin

Dublin City Council will vote on the proposals this week.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

€100,000 allocated to free period products in Dublin City Council budget

The initiative was trialed in Dublin city last year.

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel

Avalon House in Dublin 2 is set to become a 150-bed homeless hostel in January.

This is what the new white-water rafting attraction at Dublin's IFSC will look like Exclusive

The €22m project is expected to take 18 months to complete and development is expected to get under way next year.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 25 November, 2019

Dublin councillors will vote next month on whether to reverse controversial O'Devaney Gardens decision

Dublin City Council held a special meeting to discuss the development.

Dublin councillors vote to pass annual budget amid finance row

Rates for businesses will increase under the new budget.

Dublin businesses facing 'unfair' rates hike as city council set to vote on annual budget

Councillors were warned last week that a shortfall in the council’s budget requires “significant additional income”.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Dublin City Council considers re-trial of street recycling bins

The council previously trialed the idea at two city centre locations in 2018.

Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'

Dublin Councillors deferred a Budget vote on Monday to allow for further discussion with the Government.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'This is a battle over the future of public housing': Councillors set for showdown over O'Devaney Gardens

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

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