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# 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 28,523 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 35,152 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 50,468 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 67,188 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 32,197 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 26,874 Views 45 Comments

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

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Council gives green light to plans for development of over 1,000 residential units in Dublin
# New Housing
# New Housing

Council gives green light to plans for development of over 1,000 residential units in Dublin

Jul 14th 2020, 8:03 PM 33,424 Views 30 Comments

The plans include 992 build-to-rent apartments and 110 apartments on the outskirts of Dublin

# dublin-city-council - Friday 10 July, 2020

'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool
# Liffey Swim
# Liffey Swim

'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool

Jul 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,539 Views 34 Comments

Concerns have been raised around the proposal to have the facility built and operated by a private entity.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

'He'd look like the Blair Witch Project': Proposal to install uplighting at Luke Kelly sculpture for security rejected
# Night Visiting
# Night Visiting

'He'd look like the Blair Witch Project': Proposal to install uplighting at Luke Kelly sculpture for security rejected

Jul 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 16,692 Views 37 Comments

One member of the public requested the Luke Kelly head be relocated to Kilbarrack where it “would be appreciated”.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 6 July, 2020

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces
# Art
# Art

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces

Jul 6th 2020, 3:07 PM 23,045 Views 86 Comments

The announcement was made as the newly elected Lord Mayor Hazel Chu today launched ‘Sculpture Dublin’.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 5 July, 2020

'Overall residential quality' among the concerns Dublin City Council has about Jervis co-living plans
# Planning Application
# Planning Application

'Overall residential quality' among the concerns Dublin City Council has about Jervis co-living plans

Jul 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 19,380 Views 52 Comments

Dublin City Council has requested additional information from the applicants to address a number of matters with the proposed development.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 3 July, 2020

North Dublin apartment block given green light despite objection from local pub
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

North Dublin apartment block given green light despite objection from local pub

Jul 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 45,979 Views 23 Comments

An Bord Pleanála overturned the Council’s original decision in August 2019.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions
# Lights Camera Action
# Lights Camera Action

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions

Jul 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 16,579 Views 9 Comments

Productions like Normal People, Penny Dreadful and The Rhythm Section were all shot on location in Dublin.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 29 June, 2020

Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin
# Chains Of Office
# Chains Of Office

Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Jun 29th 2020, 6:51 PM 52,960 Views 67 Comments

Chu was elected following a vote of councillors this evening.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 22 June, 2020

Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties
# High Court
# High Court

Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 22,483 Views 0 Comments

The council’s proceedings are against Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months

Jun 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 34,108 Views 46 Comments

Charities are asking the government to take action to prevent more homelessness in the wake of the pandemic.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased
# Commuters
# Commuters

Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased

Jun 18th 2020, 9:08 AM 14,564 Views 39 Comments

The local authority indicated improvements are needed to walking/cycling routes in a report published in May.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 8 June, 2020

Dublin City Council to re-open playgrounds tomorrow in reversal of initial plans for Phase Two
# Let It Slide
# Let It Slide

Dublin City Council to re-open playgrounds tomorrow in reversal of initial plans for Phase Two

Jun 8th 2020, 8:40 PM 24,282 Views 27 Comments

The council initially said last week that it would not open its playgrounds as part of Phase Two.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Public toilets installed at top of Dublin's Grafton Street with more facilities to be rolled out across the city
# Public Toilets
# Public Toilets

Public toilets installed at top of Dublin's Grafton Street with more facilities to be rolled out across the city

Jun 6th 2020, 1:54 PM 63,111 Views 50 Comments

Dublin City Council said that there will be a lack of facilities like bathrooms available to the public while pubs and restaurants remain closed.

Dublin City Council says it can't re-open playgrounds as they're not supervised
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

Dublin City Council says it can't re-open playgrounds as they're not supervised

Jun 6th 2020, 1:18 PM 26,726 Views 42 Comments

DCC Deputy Chief Executive Brendan Kenny said he didn’t think any local authority in the country had supervised playgrounds.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 1 June, 2020

Council 'investigating avenues' to solve public toilet issue in Dublin as restrictions ease
# PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE
# PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE

Council 'investigating avenues' to solve public toilet issue in Dublin as restrictions ease

Jun 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 34,206 Views 45 Comments

A Council spokesperson said it is “acutely aware of this issue” and is “working to come up with a solution.”

# dublin-city-council - Friday 29 May, 2020

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown
# Bookworms
# Bookworms

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown

May 29th 2020, 9:36 AM 26,192 Views 4 Comments

Man Who Didn’t Call by Rosie Walsh tops the list for e-books.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Proposal for playground in 1798 Rebellion memorial park branded 'immoral'
# Croppies Acre
# Croppies Acre

Proposal for playground in 1798 Rebellion memorial park branded 'immoral'

May 17th 2020, 7:15 AM 33,387 Views 42 Comments

Fine Gael Cllr Ray McAdam believes a playground would increase footfall and offset anti-social behaviour in the park.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Coronavirus has forced some councils to take a new approach to local democracy
# Keeping Council
# Keeping Council

Coronavirus has forced some councils to take a new approach to local democracy

May 16th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,849 Views 18 Comments

Some are sitting, some aren’t – how are councils in Dublin responding to Covid-19?

Dublin City Council to re-open number of public services as Phase One begins on Monday
# Public Spaces
# Public Spaces

Dublin City Council to re-open number of public services as Phase One begins on Monday

May 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 25,710 Views 35 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar yesterday confirmed that Phase One of easing restrictions will begin on Monday.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Dubliners asked to submit items of their Covid-19 lockdown lives to be archived
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dubliners asked to submit items of their Covid-19 lockdown lives to be archived

May 14th 2020, 12:02 PM 15,495 Views 24 Comments

Dublin City Library wants to hear from people who find themselves in “extraordinary and often difficult” circumstances:

# dublin-city-council - Monday 11 May, 2020

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation

May 11th 2020, 8:34 PM 11,823 Views 21 Comments

The number of families in emergency accommodation is now at its lowest point since May 2017.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Build a bird bath or install a pond? This new free government guide will show how to promote wildlife in your garden
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

Build a bird bath or install a pond? This new free government guide will show how to promote wildlife in your garden

May 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 38,464 Views 35 Comments

Dublin residents can order a hard copy of the guide from Dublin City Council, or view it online.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Council staff told to 'immediately' report intimidation incidents after protection payment court case
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Council staff told to 'immediately' report intimidation incidents after protection payment court case

May 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 47,002 Views 0 Comments

Dublin City Council’s Chief Executive wrote to staff in recent days.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Only 'minor increase' in Dublin city centre traffic levels over last fortnight
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Only 'minor increase' in Dublin city centre traffic levels over last fortnight

May 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 16,673 Views 35 Comments

New data released by Dublin City Council shows a 60%-70% decrease in traffic since mid-March.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 1 May, 2020

Council investigated 400 short-term lets but won't be tracking rental ads during Covid-19
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Council investigated 400 short-term lets but won't be tracking rental ads during Covid-19

May 1st 2020, 6:10 AM 16,670 Views 22 Comments

There has been speculation surrounding the number of rental properties in Dublin being advertised in recent weeks.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 30 April, 2020

There's been a 50% surge in requests to deal with illegal dumping in Dublin
# Lockdown Littering
# Lockdown Littering

There's been a 50% surge in requests to deal with illegal dumping in Dublin

Apr 30th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,112 Views 31 Comments

The authority called the increase “disappointing and unacceptable”.

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

Reduce mowing and phasing out chemicals: Dublin City Council's plans for 'wilding' of landscape
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

Reduce mowing and phasing out chemicals: Dublin City Council's plans for 'wilding' of landscape

Apr 25th 2020, 12:30 PM 43,497 Views 61 Comments

The council said that many parks, and all playgrounds, are now chemical-free.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 9 April, 2020

'Really disappointing', 'it's not right': Dumping in Dublin has increased during the Covid-19 shutdown
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

'Really disappointing', 'it's not right': Dumping in Dublin has increased during the Covid-19 shutdown

Apr 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 84,310 Views 64 Comments

Local authorities in the cities of Dublin, Galway, and Waterford have reported increases in illegal dumping in the past three weeks.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:54 AM 54,404 Views 91 Comments

Planning permission was granted after revised plans for the mesh security gate were lodged.

'People are upset': Councils close allotments because of Covid-19
# Closed
# Closed

'People are upset': Councils close allotments because of Covid-19

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:42 AM 44,786 Views 50 Comments

Locals have raised concerns about the closure of the allotments.

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

Dublin businesses who need to defer rates payments advised to contact council
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin businesses who need to defer rates payments advised to contact council

Mar 23rd 2020, 2:13 PM 8,857 Views 4 Comments

Businesses had been asking that rates be waived, rather than deferred, to help them stay afloat.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:39 PM 35,230 Views 49 Comments

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Call for crackdown on contractors dumping waste at Ballyfermot site after council spends €500k on cleanup
# Traveller Accommodation
# Traveller Accommodation

Call for crackdown on contractors dumping waste at Ballyfermot site after council spends €500k on cleanup

Mar 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 38,518 Views 0 Comments

Dublin City Council has admitted there’s an “impasse” in dealing with the illegal dumping at Labre Park.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 2 March, 2020

Council approves trial Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays
# Cycling
# Cycling

Council approves trial Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:44 PM 21,123 Views 46 Comments

Councillors voted to move ahead with the temporary scheme at a meeting this evening.