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# dublin-city-council - Monday 18 January, 2021

Council hits out at 'hostile' commentary around white-water rafting facility
# George's Dock
# George's Dock

Council hits out at 'hostile' commentary around white-water rafting facility

Jan 18th 2021, 12:55 PM 41,520 Views 94 Comments

The Council has written to elected members to explain the benefits of the controversial project.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Michael McDowell calls white-water rafting facility a 'grotesque vanity project'
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Michael McDowell calls white-water rafting facility a 'grotesque vanity project'

Jan 17th 2021, 11:26 AM 66,783 Views 154 Comments

The former Tánaiste called on the Government to intervene to stop the tendering process.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 15 January, 2021

Council looks to gauge interest for 'flagship' white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Council looks to gauge interest for 'flagship' white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre

Jan 15th 2021, 5:40 PM 26,139 Views 89 Comments

Dublin City Council last year faced much criticism over the €22.8 million bill for the project.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Green light given for co-living scheme atop Dublin's Jervis Shopping Centre
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Green light given for co-living scheme atop Dublin's Jervis Shopping Centre

Jan 13th 2021, 6:45 AM 31,296 Views 51 Comments

The minister’s plans to ban co-living developments won’t apply to permissions sought prior to December.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 1 January, 2021

Plans for City Library at Parnell Square proceed with project manager set to take up role this month
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Plans for City Library at Parnell Square proceed with project manager set to take up role this month

Jan 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 16,411 Views 5 Comments

Funding problems and rising costs led the Council to scale back the project last year and focus on delivering the City Library.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Shelbourne statues reinstated to front of hotel
# Moving Statues
# Moving Statues

Shelbourne statues reinstated to front of hotel

Dec 15th 2020, 2:47 PM 17,140 Views 12 Comments

The four bronze statues were removed after they were thought to be depictions of slaves.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'This is a bit of hope for locals': Guinness family intervention at Iveagh Markets could end long-running saga over its future
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

'This is a bit of hope for locals': Guinness family intervention at Iveagh Markets could end long-running saga over its future

Dec 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 30,717 Views 18 Comments

Dublin Civic Trust has described the Guinness family’s intervention as “the ultimate Christmas gift”.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Council confirms Lord Iveagh has repossessed historic Iveagh Markets in Dublin
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Council confirms Lord Iveagh has repossessed historic Iveagh Markets in Dublin

Dec 8th 2020, 9:42 PM 92,736 Views 34 Comments

Dublin City Council is considering the matter with its legal advisors.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 30 November, 2020

Dublin City Council advises shops to avoid special promotions in effort to limit on-street queues
# Level 3
# Level 3

Dublin City Council advises shops to avoid special promotions in effort to limit on-street queues

Nov 30th 2020, 4:08 PM 17,947 Views 18 Comments

Non-essential businesses can reopen from tomorrow.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Last orders for Dublin's Rí-Rá and The Globe as Dublin City Council gives green light to hotel revamp
# The Globe
# The Globe

Last orders for Dublin's Rí-Rá and The Globe as Dublin City Council gives green light to hotel revamp

Nov 26th 2020, 6:06 PM 42,876 Views 30 Comments

The revamp would see Rí-Rá become a ‘speak-easy’ and The Globe bar space turned into a retail outlet.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 23 November, 2020

Councillors and minister set 'to clash' over future of Oscar Traynor lands
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Councillors and minister set 'to clash' over future of Oscar Traynor lands

Nov 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 27,091 Views 18 Comments

Councillors last week rejected plans for developer Glenveagh to build 850 homes at the 17-hectare site.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Why did councillors reject plans to build 850 homes on Dublin's northside?
# Oscar Traynor Road
# Oscar Traynor Road

Why did councillors reject plans to build 850 homes on Dublin's northside?

Nov 17th 2020, 12:21 PM 27,358 Views 63 Comments

The development at Oscar Traynor Road in Santry was set to be a public-private partnership with developer Glenveagh.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 16 November, 2020

Dublin City councillors reject controversial plans for over 850 new homes in Coolock
# Oscar Traynor Road
# Oscar Traynor Road

Dublin City councillors reject controversial plans for over 850 new homes in Coolock

Nov 16th 2020, 9:21 PM 35,434 Views 100 Comments

There were concerns that half of the homes would go to a private developer.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Colm Tóibín, An Taisce and others launch appeal against converting James Joyce's House of the Dead into tourist hostel

Colm Tóibín, An Taisce and others launch appeal against converting James Joyce's House of the Dead into tourist hostel

Nov 12th 2020, 2:25 PM 14,085 Views 19 Comments

Dublin City Council granted permission last month for the house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 to be redeveloped into a hostel.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

17 iconic Dublin buildings and city streets to light up in December for Christmas
# Winter Lights
# Winter Lights

17 iconic Dublin buildings and city streets to light up in December for Christmas

Nov 11th 2020, 12:58 PM 14,792 Views 5 Comments

All 17 locations will be lit up from the first week in December until the end of the month.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Developers who demolished O'Rahilly House insisted it happened 'in accordance with all applicable laws'
# O'rahilly House
# O'rahilly House

Developers who demolished O'Rahilly House insisted it happened 'in accordance with all applicable laws'

Nov 5th 2020, 3:00 PM 23,372 Views 11 Comments

That’s according to correspondence between the developers and Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 30 October, 2020

Council expresses 'serious concern' over bedroom size in co-living plan
# Council Report
# Council Report

Council expresses 'serious concern' over bedroom size in co-living plan

Oct 30th 2020, 8:03 PM 29,516 Views 23 Comments

The seven-storey proposal involves the demolition of Kiely’s pub in Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Council remains hopeful it will secure funding for white-water rafting project in Dublin as tender delayed until 2021
# DCC
# DCC

Council remains hopeful it will secure funding for white-water rafting project in Dublin as tender delayed until 2021

Oct 28th 2020, 6:45 AM 22,101 Views 56 Comments

Covid-19′s knock-on effects mean the tender for the facility’s construction won’t be put out by the end of December as planned.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 15 October, 2020

865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August

Oct 15th 2020, 6:48 PM 13,709 Views 2 Comments

There were 8,702 people in emergency accommodation nationwide in August.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 5 October, 2020

Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List'
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List'

Oct 5th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,825 Views 16 Comments

The Council had requested in its ‘Wish List’ to Minister Eamon Ryan that taxis be banned from a number of bus lanes in Dublin.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 2 October, 2020

Council to take legal action against developer over O'Rahilly house demolition
# O Rahilly
# O Rahilly

Council to take legal action against developer over O'Rahilly house demolition

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:12 PM 39,438 Views 0 Comments

The property at 40 Herbert Park, which once belonged to the 1916 leader, was bulldozed by a company developing the site on Tuesday morning.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Council asked to inspect demolished former home of 1916 leader four weeks ago
# The O Rahilly
# The O Rahilly

Council asked to inspect demolished former home of 1916 leader four weeks ago

Sep 29th 2020, 5:24 PM 52,121 Views 46 Comments

Dublin city councillors had passed a motion earlier this month to have the property added to the Record of Protected Structures.

'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin
# Ballsbridge
# Ballsbridge

'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 3:09 PM 76,450 Views 120 Comments

The property at 40 Herbert Park was bulldozed this morning.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated

Sep 24th 2020, 4:00 PM 31,144 Views 30 Comments

Historian Kyle Leyden has argued that there are “definite issues” with the statues – even if they are not depicting slaves.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Fine Gael councillor apologises after trying to have HAP tenant relocated while acting as estate agent
# Ethics Breach
# Ethics Breach

Fine Gael councillor apologises after trying to have HAP tenant relocated while acting as estate agent

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:35 PM 50,653 Views 0 Comments

Danny Byrne was found in breach of the Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act by Dublin City Council.

Councillor tried to have HAP tenant relocated from property while acting as estate agent
# Ethics Breach
# Ethics Breach

Councillor tried to have HAP tenant relocated from property while acting as estate agent

Sep 23rd 2020, 12:10 AM 90,857 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael Councillor Danny Byrne has been found in breach of the Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act by Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Opinion: Dublin City Council's decision to cut Local Property Tax will only favour the wealthy
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Opinion: Dublin City Council's decision to cut Local Property Tax will only favour the wealthy

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:57 PM 30,404 Views 95 Comments

Dublin City Council councillors last night voted in favour of retaining a 15% cut. Here, Michael Pidgeon argues why he believes this to be a regressive step.

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation
# Flats Complex
# Flats Complex

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:10 AM 26,457 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the organisers of the party do not live in the flats and that drugs were widely available on the night.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 18 September, 2020

Council says Dublin pubs, cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve outside if they meet certain conditions
# Level 3
# Level 3

Council says Dublin pubs, cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve outside if they meet certain conditions

Sep 18th 2020, 10:27 PM 33,030 Views 24 Comments

Such establishments can only cater for outdoor dining from tomorrow.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 3 September, 2020

One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award
# Shortlist
# Shortlist

One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:10 AM 13,786 Views 3 Comments

Three of the shortlisted novels are in translation.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended
# Paid Parking
# Paid Parking

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended

Aug 18th 2020, 6:37 PM 21,419 Views 37 Comments

500 parking spaces have been allocated for healthcare workers in city centre car parks.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 15 August, 2020

A spike in seagulls? Locals in Dublin have concerns but experts say lockdown isn't to blame
# Angry Birds
# Angry Birds

A spike in seagulls? Locals in Dublin have concerns but experts say lockdown isn't to blame

Aug 15th 2020, 10:30 AM 36,592 Views 85 Comments

The seagull population of Dublin is now at its peak.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 14 August, 2020

Pedestrianisation trials in Dublin city centre extended until end of August
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Pedestrianisation trials in Dublin city centre extended until end of August

Aug 14th 2020, 4:01 PM 14,788 Views 22 Comments

The council extended the trial period due to the “extremely positive feedback”.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again
# Campaign
# Campaign

Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again

Aug 13th 2020, 8:53 AM 39,913 Views 116 Comments

Dublin City Council has begun a campaign aimed at supporting hospitality and retail sectors in the city.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals
# No Charge
# No Charge

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals

Aug 11th 2020, 12:40 PM 28,496 Views 79 Comments

Healthcare workers were not being charged to park in the vicinity of hospitals during the pandemic.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Locals campaign against proposed 15 storey residential tower in Dublin
# Ringsend
# Ringsend

Locals campaign against proposed 15 storey residential tower in Dublin

Aug 5th 2020, 6:15 AM 35,049 Views 35 Comments

The proposal is for 48 apartments in a building in Ringsend.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 31 July, 2020

Art historian says sculptures removed from Shelbourne Hotel did not depict slaves
# Dublin
# Dublin

Art historian says sculptures removed from Shelbourne Hotel did not depict slaves

Jul 31st 2020, 10:51 PM 50,464 Views 103 Comments

The University of London lecturer said that the women were instead princesses.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel

Updated Jul 29th 2020, 5:10 PM 67,171 Views 142 Comments

Four bronze statues depicting two Nubian princesses from the lower Nile and their slave girls holding torches were recently removed.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 27 July, 2020

'A private company is not a community service': Council asks for ideas on how to redevelop Fruit & Vegetable Market amid Councillor concerns
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

'A private company is not a community service': Council asks for ideas on how to redevelop Fruit & Vegetable Market amid Councillor concerns

Jul 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 32,117 Views 27 Comments

The Fruit & Vegetable Market, located off Capel Street on Dublin’s Northside, closed last year after 127 years of wholesale trading.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run
# Pedestrianisation
# Pedestrianisation

Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run

Jul 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 26,866 Views 45 Comments

The pedestrianisation trials take place over four consecutive weekends starting today.

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