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#Dublin City Council

# dublin-city-council - Monday 15 July, 2019

New app allows public to check if HGV vehicles have valid permit to be in Dublin city centre

HGV drivers who enter the cordon in the city without a valid permit can be fined €800.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Dublin council depot sites could deliver over 1,000 homes - so why are we waiting?

A commitment not to sell off valuable sites has been welcomed – but it will be years before housing is actually built.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'It's archaic that we've side-by-side competition': Dublin City Council pushes for single waste collection

Councillors voted last week to kick-start a process aimed at taking waste collection back into public ownership.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Parking costs in Dublin city are increasing to €3.20 per hour from next Monday

The changes will also include an expansion of “high-demand” yellow and red zones across the city.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Emails highlight confusion at Dublin City Council over unexpected change to Africa Day

It added that an offer of funding was made by the Department of Foreign Affairs in March 2019, “at which stage Dublin City Council had finalised the local Africa Day programme”.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 1 July, 2019

Warning signs ordered for pond in Dublin's Bushy Park after dog killed by swan

The dog was swimming in the duck pond near a group of swans and cygnets when it was attacked.

Explainer: The new rules on Airbnb hosting come into effect today - here's what you need to know

These regulations mean a number of new rules – and potential penalties – for those affected by them.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 28 June, 2019

Council working towards 'site of conscience' plan for former Magdalene laundry but funding still major issue

Social Democrat councillor Gary Gannon has said the State should help fund an on-site memorial.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Council says warden will monitor anti-social behaviour as it reopens Dublin Peace Park

The council said upgrades to parks usually displace this kind of behaviour.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Living in a remote house on a mountain inspired this €100k-winning novel about a murder

Idaho is inspired by author Emily Ruskovich’s childhood.

It would cost Dublin City Council €29 million per year to resume household waste collection, council says

The council stopped household waste collection in 2012.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 21 June, 2019

Plan for 94 homes in Dublin 4 given go-ahead despite concerns over loss of trees and impact on house prices

The development has been the subject of dozens of complaints from local residents.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Justice Department hit with €27,000 levy by Dublin City Council for vacant site it is trying to transfer to the council

The site at 51A Old Kilmainham Road, Dublin 8, has been vacant for a number of years.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 7 June, 2019

Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin

McAuliffe becomes the 350th Lord Mayor of the city.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Dublin City Council shoots down Johnny Ronan's bid to increase heights of docklands developments

City planners have issued the double refusal in spite of heavy lobbying by Ronan.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Green Party set to be major player in Dublin City Council as Sinn Féin takes hit in first count

So far five Green Party candidates have been elected to Dublin City Council.

257-bed student housing complex on site of historical bakery in Dublin's north inner city given green light

The complex will be built near two other student developments in the area.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 23 May, 2019

HubSpot has hit a signage snag at its new Dublin docklands office

The US giant hopes to emblazon the 112,000 sq ft unit with four signs, including a ‘logo sculpture’.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

21 candidates, seven seats: A night on the doorsteps in Dublin's most hotly contested council area

Former TDs, a lord mayor and Dublin’s longest serving councillor are all in the mix.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'It's unjustifiable': Demolition of 19th-century Dublin distillers structure slammed by An Taisce

The 19th century structure was converted and refurbished in the 1970s.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin

Most complaints are about posters being at a height that is too low or are obstructing traffic signals and signs.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 13 May, 2019

Dublin councillors approve cost-rental affordable housing scheme

The scheme was approved at the council’s final monthly meeting this evening.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Dublin carriage drivers say they're 'in limbo' and want Shane Ross's help with licence debacle Dublin City Council This post contains videos

Dublin carriage drivers say they're 'in limbo' and want Shane Ross's help with 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 - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Pigs, chickens ... a pony called Moses. Take a tour of Dublin city's first public urban farm ST ANNES PARK This post contains videos

Pigs, chickens ... a pony called Moses. Take a tour of Dublin city's first public urban farm

Based in St. Anne’s Park in Raheny, the farm is free to the public.

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

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option

That is according to correspondence obtained by under Freedom of Information.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Company linked to Johnny Ronan sues Dublin City Council over height restriction guidelines

The firm claims that two of its planning applications could be affected by the restrictions.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive

Rents are sky-rocketing making spaces unaffordable for many artists. But with proper planning, we can protect the creative life of the city, writes Councillor Patrick Costello.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 18 April, 2019

DCC forfeited almost €90k in library fines to boost memberships

Dublin City Council abolished library fines at the start of this year.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Hundreds suspended from housing lists for refusing multiple offers FOI

Hundreds suspended from housing lists for refusing multiple offers

Applicants are suspended if they refuse two offers of housing within a year.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 12 April, 2019

Dublin local election candidate criticised for using paper's likeness on campaign flyers

O’Connell issued two styles of fliers in her constituency featuring an edited version of the paper’s front page and unauthorised use of the publication’s masthead.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 Bohemians call on Tesco not to block Phibsborough regeneration project Impasse

Bohemians call on Tesco not to block Phibsborough regeneration project

An objection by the supermarket could see an attempt to redevelop the site scuppered, while plans for the stadium would still go ahead.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 8 April, 2019

'Pizza boxes. Can we get rid of them too?': 'Reusable' culture isn't just about coffee cups Sustainability This post contains videos

'Pizza boxes. Can we get rid of them too?': 'Reusable' culture isn't just about coffee cups

The scheme launched at DCU and Trinity college today with hopes to expand into other parts of Dublin and Ireland.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 7 April, 2019

A Chinese city is paying for a new garden in a Dublin city park

The donators of the garden have requested that it is located in the park close to the Chinese embassy on Merrion Road.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'It's really heartbreaking': Dublin apartment owners vow to fight demolition of their homes for Metrolink

70 city centre apartments are set to be acquired as part of the plans.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 5 April, 2019

'Heart of our city': Dublin's 2019 Pride Parade will return to O'Connell Street

Over 7,000 people from 150 groups will lead this year’s parade and march.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Cyclists say new 5km Liffey cycle route will fix dangerous 'pinch points' along city bridges Dublin This post contains videos

Cyclists say new 5km Liffey cycle route will fix dangerous 'pinch points' along city bridges

Campaigner Paul Corcoran showed us some trouble spots that will be improved by the proposed route.

Dublin council has awarded 'last-mile delivery' contracts to reduce congestion in the city

UPS and WeDispatch are among the firms enlisted to provide the service.

Two Irish authors shortlisted for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

Sally Rooney and Bernard MacLaverty are among the 10 shortlisted nominees.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Plans for Dublin's 5km Liffey cycle route unveiled by NTA

The 5km cycling route is estimated to cost over €20 million.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 1 April, 2019

Some 21% of newly homeless families in Dublin last year were non-EU citizens

A Homeless Action Plan by Dublin City Council is due to be discussed by councillors later today.

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