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#Dublin City Council

# dublin-city-council - Yesterday’s News

'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation

Joyce is buried in a grave in Zurich with his wife Nora Barnacle and their son.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Councillors table motion in bid to have James Joyce's remains returned to Ireland

Councillors say they want to honour his memory while others worry it would be a money-making exercise.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites

The High Court heard that criminals extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Dublin City Council denies paying money to convicted criminal and launches its own investigation CAB

Dublin City Council denies paying money to convicted criminal and launches its own investigation

One of the companies that hired the two men was building houses for Dublin City Council.

Three building firms paid protection money to drug dealer, court hears

One of the companies that hired the two men was building houses for Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 7 October, 2019

Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council

Proposals to construct 800 housing units were set to be voted on by Dublin City councillors this evening.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Council seeks operator to create 'tourist attraction' at Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market

The market off Capel Street closed in August after 130 years.

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

Welcoming the Dublin winners home today? Here's everything you need to know

If you didn’t get a ticket, the event will be live-streamed from 1.30pm.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Dublin City Council to consider restricting number of election posters used by candidates

200 members of the public complained to DCC about posters during the recent local elections.

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

Dublin City Council ratifies decision to award freedom of the city to Jim Gavin

The move was proposed by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe.

Dublin City Council defends decision to make GAA homecoming event ticketed

The ticketing of the event has been criticised by some Dublin GAA fans.

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

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year

165 out of 183 horses claimed by Dublin City Council last year were unclaimed by their owners.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Council denies permission for 'objectionable' co-living development in Rathmines

Dublin City Council says the plans proposed too many occupants per floor sharing facilities.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 16 September, 2019

Council plotting to open Dublin libraries 14 hours a day, 365 days a year with automated system

An initial trial at Pembroke Library in Dublin 4 could be rolled out around Dublin City Council areas.

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

DART line could be damaged by rising sea levels, say council climate reports

Potential issues to the DART line were mentioned in two of the Dublin council reports.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists

Many have expressed frustration at the use of planning laws to remove street murals in recent weeks.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Central Bank gets the green light for €300,000 sculpture by acclaimed Irish artist

The sculpture is expected to be in place by the end of next year.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 6 September, 2019

'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests

Internal correspondence shows how gardaí and DCC disagreed over the management of the protests.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns

If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Dublin's Iveagh Markets are in an 'advanced state of dereliction' after years of 'serious neglect'

Repairs on the Edwardian building could cost €13 million, a Dublin City Council report has said.

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

Council orders removal of second Subset mural in Dublin

A mural of David Attenborough is the second mural by the artist collective to have fallen foul of the council in recent weeks.

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

Dublin City Council votes to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street

It’s estimated that 32,000 pedestrians use the street every day compared with 1,000 cars.

7 year-old boy killed after being struck by Dublin City Council vehicle

The incident happened in Ballymun at around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Dublin City Council enters new five-year clamping contract worth €36.67 million

Last year, the council recorded revenue of €27.9 million from parking fees.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 30 August, 2019

Smithfield's landmark 'Horseboy' mural should be removed, council orders

Artist collective Subset had launched a petition aimed at saving the Horseboy mural.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 26 August, 2019

Planning permission refusal for Ireland's first injecting centre branded 'reprehensible'

Merchants Quay Ireland has appealed against the decision by Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

€5 million compensation for Smithfield traders ahead of Fruit & Vegetable Market redevelopment

The market off Capel Street is set to be redeveloped as a commercial and retail space.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 18 August, 2019

North Dublin apartment block refused planning permission following objection from local pub

The Bald Eagle raised concerns that the block would negatively impact its business.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction? Two Sides To A Story This post contains videos

Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction?

The council will begin enforcement from the start of next month. Business owners aren’t happy.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 16 August, 2019

Poll: Should sandwich boards be banned from pathways? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sandwich boards be banned from pathways?

The Clockwork Door in Dublin raised objections with the planned €630 a year payment for the advertisement boards.

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections

An Post claimed visitor numbers to the GPO had almost halved in the past three years.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Planning battle after tenant told he needs permission for Smithfield's Horseboy mural

The case has been referred to An Bord Pleanála, with the owner seeking to have the mural removed.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 9 August, 2019

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site

The plans state that the original Art Deco facade would be retained, but the rest of the site demolished.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association

The industry body said incoming sandwich board licence fees are ‘shockingly excessive’.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised again today - these diversions will be in place

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?

Dublin City Council is trialling three traffic-free days at College Green this summer.

Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government

Dublin City Council has refused planning permission for an injecting facility.

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