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#Dublin City Council

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Council Chief Executive criticised for saying good homeless services create demand

“Dublin is a major draw for people who are homeless,” Keegan said.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

15 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2018

Dublin City Council is budgeting to spend €154.42m on homeless services this year.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'If I apply for a house in Dublin today - I will be waiting 19 years': 17,745 on Dublin housing list

The combined total of people either looking for a house or looking to move stands at 27,762.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Dublin City Council is upgrading the city's lights, re-creating 'heritage luminaires' from old moulds

The city is also exploring ‘smart city’ applications for lighting in the capital.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 7 February, 2019

After a three-year absence, free public Wi-Fi is coming back to Dublin - but not the city centre

The local authority concluded that restaurants and cafés can provide access instead.

Freshly Chopped plans to sell hats, knives and tea towels to keep its Grafton Street outlet alive

The salad bar chain is trying to make peace with Dublin council after a lengthy planning dispute.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Dublin City councillors approve parking charge increases

The increased rates are set to come into effect on 1 July.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 4 February, 2019

Opinion: Severe overcrowding is widespread in social housing and it's harming people's health

There are thousands of families in Dublin living in conditions of severe overcrowding – the worst case I’ve come across was 14 people living in a 2-bed flat, writes Críona Ní Dhálaigh.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Water supply in parts of Dublin disrupted following burst water main

The burst water main is located on Anglesea Road.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'Residents are really pissed off': Dublin City Council plans expansion of city parking zones into suburbs

The proposals come amid plans to raise parking charges across the city for the first time in over a decade.

'We want to see it at its best': Dublin City Council plans closure of College Green for summer events

Plans for the pedestrianised plaza were rejected by An Bord Pleanála last year.

Dublin's Suffolk Street to be pedestrianised for six weeks starting Saturday

The street has been closed to most traffic since works began on the Luas Cross City.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Uber's plan to deploy stationless e-bikes in Dublin has been rebuffed by officials

The city council said it would ‘not be appropriate’ to grant such a licence right now.

Repairs to Dublin water mains may cause supply disruption this weekend

Homes and businesses may be impacted by reduced pressure and water outages.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 18 January, 2019

'Oozing with history': Take a look around the Mansion House, 100 years on from the first Dáil sitting

It is the oldest free-standing residential home in Dublin.

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

185-bedroom Vicar Street hotel given green light by DCC despite local objections

In total, 12 objections have been lodged against the plan.

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

Locals hold out hope that Weaver Garden allotments will be saved over rapid-build Liberties apartments

“We’re planting something that’s going to grow in Spring, so we’re hoping we get to stay,” a spokesperson told TheJournal.ie.

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

Opinion: There is space for 15,000 homes within walking distance of Dublin's O'Connell Street

There are vast tracts of underutilised lands close to the city centre, they should be used to build high-quality apartment blocks with generous courtyards and play areas, writes Ciaran Cuffe.

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

Local residents 'fed up' at delays in building 640 homes on Oscar Traynor Road

The land has been earmarked for development for the past number of years.

Dublin City Council spent over €600,000 on design consultants for College Green Plaza

Under the envisioned pedestrian and cycle plaza all traffic would be banned from entering Dame Street via College Green.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Dublin City Council made almost €100,000 from impounding hundreds of cars this year

More than 800 cars were impounded by the council during the first nine months of the year.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Taoiseach's constituency office contacted DCC over objections to Papal visit Exclusive

An objection sent to the Taoiseach said road closures inflicted ‘unnecessary hardship on local residents’.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Planned supervised injection centre may not open in 2019, new Merchants Quay CEO says

A total of 99 objections were lodged against Merchant Quay Ireland’s plans for the centre.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Opinion: It took us 8 years to build 19 social homes although we owned the land and there were no objections

Bureaucratic and administrative delays could be eliminated if councils were given funding to build homes directly, writes Labour councillor Dermot Lacey.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 10 December, 2018

Clamped outside the Rotunda at 37 weeks pregnant: The complaints against Dublin clampers

Over half of the clamping appeals made in the first nine months of the year were successful.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

600 tonnes of bonfire material recovered by Dublin City Council over Halloween

The council also received 600 reports regarding material stockpiling.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 3 December, 2018

Fresh College Green Plaza application to be lodged by Dublin City Council next year

The council’s original plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected last month by the An Bord Pleanála.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Dublin City Council to spend half a million euro on a 'weed control service'

“Total weed control” is required on the 1,051km of road and 94km of laneways under the remit of the council.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Dublin City Council accused of being 'Scrooge-like' for not holding Christmas lights ceremony

Fine Gael’s Jerry Buttimer said the event should be moved to Smithfield.

Future of College Green: Council CEO says gradual changes will lead to 'completely traffic-free area'

Dubin City Council’s plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected in October.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Council wants large-scale art project to mark Euro 2020 games. Here's what Germany did

Dublin City Council wants a “city spectacular”, a “legacy arts project” and street entertainers to mark the hosting of Euro 2020 games.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 19 November, 2018

Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

141 works by authors from 41 different countries were nominated for the 2019 award.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 17 November, 2018

FactCheck: Are two Herbert Simms flat complexes in Dublin to be demolished?

There has been commentary online about plans for Pearse House and Markievicz House to be demolished – but are they set to be knocked down?

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Dublin city councillors to vote on extending pedestrian 'green man' time

Green Party councilor Ciarán Cuffe says that the increase would benefit the elderly.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum

There’s a litter fine of €150 for those who throw chewing gum on the ground.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 10 November, 2018

The Little Museum of Dublin is on the move... to the building next door

The Little Museum of Dublin was established in 2011 and since then has become a popular tourist destination.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year

Out of the four fines issued this year, just one was paid.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 5 November, 2018

Iconic Dublin buildings and city streets to light up for 30 nights over Christmas

The city will be lit up with Christmas lights on city streets and building projections between sunset and 2am each night.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Dublin City Council plotting €200 million funding for 'below market rent' apartment blocks

The proposed initial site for the Cost Rental Residential Project would be in Ballymun.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected

The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.

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