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# dublin-city-council - Friday 24 June, 2022

Dublin City Council to ramp up night-time power washing of streets
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# I've Got The Power

Dublin City Council to ramp up night-time power washing of streets

Jun 24th 2022, 3:05 PM 20,732 Views 17 Comments

Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland said that the power-washing schedule has not always been fully met since footfall in the city centre increased.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 20 June, 2022

Beer garden off O'Connell Street used by three pubs faces closure due to hotel development
# Last Orders
# Last Orders

Beer garden off O'Connell Street used by three pubs faces closure due to hotel development

Jun 20th 2022, 11:35 AM 84,165 Views 51 Comments

The beer garden, shared by Fibber Magee’s, The Living Room and Murray’s, has been described as a ‘unique cultural centre’.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Plaque unveiled to commemorate Dr Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen
# Plaque
# Plaque

Plaque unveiled to commemorate Dr Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen

Jun 19th 2022, 2:15 PM 18,982 Views 8 Comments

The women founded Ireland’s first hospital for children in 1919.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard
# Kevin Street Lower
# Kevin Street Lower

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard

Jun 18th 2022, 8:00 PM 36,257 Views 17 Comments

The digital display would have an ‘adverse impact’ on residents, Dublin City Council said.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 13 June, 2022

Dublin declared an 'LGBTIQ+ Freedom Zone' by city council
# Pride
# Pride

Dublin declared an 'LGBTIQ+ Freedom Zone' by city council

Jun 13th 2022, 8:38 PM 23,107 Views 58 Comments

It follows the European Parliament’s declaration last year that the EU was to be an LGBTIQ+ Freedom Zone.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 12 June, 2022

New Aldi supermarket for Finglas blocked over interference with Luas Green Line extension
# Aldi
# Aldi

New Aldi supermarket for Finglas blocked over interference with Luas Green Line extension

Jun 12th 2022, 2:56 PM 27,342 Views 10 Comments

The plans would have doubled the size of the existing supermarket and reduced the number of parking spaces.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 30 May, 2022

Dublin's Eblana Theatre to be converted into training centre for Bus Éireann staff
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

Dublin's Eblana Theatre to be converted into training centre for Bus Éireann staff

May 30th 2022, 8:43 AM 19,914 Views 10 Comments

The proposed change of use of the facility is part of Bus Éireann’s plans to move its headquarters from Broadstone to Busáras.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 27 May, 2022

Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council
# Planning Law
# Planning Law

Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council

May 27th 2022, 7:05 PM 10,009 Views 0 Comments

The group has been in a five-year court dispute over three murals around the city.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Heads of Dublin's local authorities express support for directly elected mayor
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Heads of Dublin's local authorities express support for directly elected mayor

May 22nd 2022, 1:30 PM 10,810 Views 12 Comments

The mayors of the four local authorities in Dublin spoke at a panel discussion at the Dublin Citizens’ Assembly on a directly elected mayor.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Dublin City Council ordered to pay tenants €11,000 over ‘damp, mould and mildew’ in flat
# Compensation
# Compensation

Dublin City Council ordered to pay tenants €11,000 over ‘damp, mould and mildew’ in flat

May 12th 2022, 5:16 PM 24,781 Views 0 Comments

An engineer told the court that there were also defects with regard to ventilation, insulation, flooding, overcrowding.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Planning permission for build to rent scheme in Dublin refused after objections
# Dublin
# Dublin

Planning permission for build to rent scheme in Dublin refused after objections

May 5th 2022, 4:39 PM 21,326 Views 29 Comments

Planning permission for the eight storey scheme near Drumcondra Road Lower in Dublin 9 was refused after objections.

Shelbourne look set to remain at Tolka Park following Dublin City Council recommendations
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From The42
# Major Boost

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.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

City centre businesses vote to retain DublinTown organisation for another five years
# Dublin Town
# Dublin Town

City centre businesses vote to retain DublinTown organisation for another five years

Apr 20th 2022, 3:12 PM 11,894 Views 14 Comments

Out of 2,500 eligible businesses, just over 1,200 took part in the plebiscite on the future of the scheme.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year

Apr 19th 2022, 4:32 PM 9,269 Views 8 Comments

Figures recorded by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive show that 91 people were sleeping rough in Dublin from 28 March to 3 April.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 18 April, 2022

Councillors criticise housing minister for cap on second-hand homes for public purchase
# Housing
# Housing

Councillors criticise housing minister for cap on second-hand homes for public purchase

Apr 18th 2022, 2:31 PM 37,770 Views 42 Comments

The total number of private homes that can be bought by all 31 local authorities is limited to 200 per year.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Council seeking new developer to overhaul former Ballymun Shopping Centre site
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Council seeking new developer to overhaul former Ballymun Shopping Centre site

Apr 13th 2022, 6:15 AM 18,884 Views 7 Comments

Plans have been proposed for 300 residential units and 41,000 square metres of commercial and mixed use for the site.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

3Olympia may retain 'iconic' red exterior as Council rejects elements of planned changes to facade
# Olympia Threeatre
# Olympia Threeatre

3Olympia may retain 'iconic' red exterior as Council rejects elements of planned changes to facade

Apr 6th 2022, 4:10 PM 12,869 Views 9 Comments

The application sought to have the red exterior repainted grey as well as a new art deco arch built.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Owners of Dublin apartments have to pay €500k for fire safety repairs
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Owners of Dublin apartments have to pay €500k for fire safety repairs

Apr 5th 2022, 6:00 PM 47,131 Views 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Apartments are in Kilmainham, Dublin 8.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 1 April, 2022

Gerry Hutch and Dowdall fail in bids to prevent their murder trials being heard by non-jury court
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Gerry Hutch and Dowdall fail in bids to prevent their murder trials being heard by non-jury court

Apr 1st 2022, 6:47 PM 24,853 Views 0 Comments

‘The Monk’ and the ex-Sinn Féin councillor argued they shouldn’t be tried before the non-jury Special Criminal Court over the 2016 Regency Hotel attack.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 28 March, 2022

New plans submitted for almost 700 apartments on former RTÉ land in Dublin
# Montrose
# Montrose

New plans submitted for almost 700 apartments on former RTÉ land in Dublin

Mar 28th 2022, 11:46 AM 17,355 Views 20 Comments

The development proposes to build the apartments in ten blocks, the highest of which is 16 storeys.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Permission granted to build one of Ireland's tallest buildings on site of former Apollo House
# Dublin
# Dublin

Permission granted to build one of Ireland's tallest buildings on site of former Apollo House

Mar 20th 2022, 7:30 AM 50,564 Views 34 Comments

The development on Tara Street is taller than the Capital Dock by three metres.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Council drops civil action against Stoneybatter resident feeding 'nuisance' pigeons
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Council drops civil action against Stoneybatter resident feeding 'nuisance' pigeons

Mar 15th 2022, 3:00 PM 22,261 Views 6 Comments

The council claimed the man caused a nuisance by feeding feral pigeons at his home.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 7 March, 2022

Dublin City Council to fly Ukrainian flags in various locations in show of support
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Dublin City Council to fly Ukrainian flags in various locations in show of support

Mar 7th 2022, 2:41 PM 9,565 Views 28 Comments

The Samuel Beckett Bridge will also display the Ukrainian flag each night.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Council says dog fouling is 'serious challenge' as figures reveal no fines issued in 2021
# Poo Diligence
# Poo Diligence

Council says dog fouling is 'serious challenge' as figures reveal no fines issued in 2021

Feb 10th 2022, 6:30 AM 12,391 Views 43 Comments

Some local authority areas in Dublin city have not issued a fine in five years.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 7 February, 2022

Dublin councillors again defer vote to fill Anthony Flynn's council seat
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin councillors again defer vote to fill Anthony Flynn's council seat

Feb 7th 2022, 5:57 PM 9,172 Views 0 Comments

ICHH volunteer Geraldine Molloy was put forward last October by a number of Independent councillors to fill the seat.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 4 February, 2022

DCC plans to update building height limits for Dublin city, with potential for 25 storeys or more
# Dublin Skyline
# Dublin Skyline

DCC plans to update building height limits for Dublin city, with potential for 25 storeys or more

Feb 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,587 Views 67 Comments
  • The new draft Dublin City Development Plan details changes to height limits within the city, writes Tadgh McNally.
  • DCC City Planning Officer John O'Hara said that these new changes would allow for some buildings to reach up to 25 storeys.
  • The current highest building in Dublin city is the Capital Docks, at 22 storeys tall.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 30 January, 2022

'A more compact city': Dublin should look at a more European housing model, says city planner
# Apartment Living
# Apartment Living

'A more compact city': Dublin should look at a more European housing model, says city planner

Jan 30th 2022, 9:00 PM 34,475 Views 57 Comments

John O’Hara said that people need to want to live in these apartments, and that they should be of high standard.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Dublin parking prices will increase by up to 30 cent per hour from next week
# Pay And Display
# Pay And Display

Dublin parking prices will increase by up to 30 cent per hour from next week

Jan 26th 2022, 4:17 PM 24,847 Views 54 Comments

Dublin City Council says prices are going up to deter long stay parking and to encourage people not to use cars.

# dublin-city-council - 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.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 14 January, 2022

Hammerson approved by Dublin City Council to redevelop  O'Connell and Moore Street
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Hammerson approved by Dublin City Council to redevelop O'Connell and Moore Street

Jan 14th 2022, 1:16 PM 23,104 Views 19 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald and the grandson of 1916 leader James Connolly have criticised the planned development.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 7 January, 2022

Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year
# Dog Fouling
# Dog Fouling

Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year

Jan 7th 2022, 11:20 AM 21,813 Views 45 Comments

A new report shows all four notices issued by Dublin City Council last year were linked to dog fouling events.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

DCC says 'no low hanging fruit' when it comes to vacant houses in the capital
# Housing
# Housing

DCC says 'no low hanging fruit' when it comes to vacant houses in the capital

Dec 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,756 Views 15 Comments

The Deputy Chief Executive of the council says the assumption that there are over 30,000 plus vacant units in Dublin City needs to be diffused.

# dublin-city-council - 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"

# dublin-city-council - 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

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity
# Christmas Market
# Christmas Market

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity

Dec 5th 2021, 1:30 PM 29,112 Views 27 Comments

After operating at a limited capacity last year, the market is now back with a full trading capacity.

# dublin-city-council - 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.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 12 November, 2021

Met Éireann office and Casino in Marino on new list for protected status
# Protected Structures
# Protected Structures

Met Éireann office and Casino in Marino on new list for protected status

Nov 12th 2021, 2:51 PM 15,236 Views 6 Comments

They include the Met Office in Glasnevin, the Casino in Marino and the baths in Clontarf.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 8 November, 2021

Controversial development of 1,600 rental units in Drumcondra granted approval
# Holy Cross College
# Holy Cross College

Controversial development of 1,600 rental units in Drumcondra granted approval

Nov 8th 2021, 3:41 PM 30,518 Views 53 Comments

The development has been the focus of significant public opposition, including from Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 5 November, 2021

€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged

Nov 5th 2021, 8:27 PM 22,559 Views 14 Comments

Developers of the scheme are challenging a condition attached to the planning permission.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 1 November, 2021

Dublin City Council issues tender for Moore Street market operator
# Street Traders
# Street Traders

Dublin City Council issues tender for Moore Street market operator

Nov 1st 2021, 1:37 PM 18,828 Views 10 Comments

The successful bidder would manage the market from Thursday-Sunday between 9.30am to 10pm.

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