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#Dublin City Council

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

A 'bit of a joke' or a 'big idea for the city'? Councillors defend decision to back Dublin's white-water rafting attraction
# IFSC
# IFSC

A 'bit of a joke' or a 'big idea for the city'? Councillors defend decision to back Dublin's white-water rafting attraction

Dec 3rd 2019, 1:19 PM 29,695 Views 116 Comments

The €22m project is expected to take 18 months to complete and development is expected to get under way next year.

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters
# Election Posters
# Election Posters

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 10,077 Views 21 Comments

Over 200 complaints were made about the location of posters during the local and European elections.

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

Councillors reject motion to have support for O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment project rescinded
# Controversial
# Controversial

Councillors reject motion to have support for O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment project rescinded

Dec 2nd 2019, 10:20 PM 12,717 Views 21 Comments

The O’Devaney project will see a number of new homes developed, including social and affordable housing.

Councillors vote in favour of €22 million white-water rafting facility in Dublin's IFSC
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Councillors vote in favour of €22 million white-water rafting facility in Dublin's IFSC

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:43 PM 26,870 Views 103 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade addressed Councillors in the council chamber this evening.

'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter
# ALONE
# ALONE

'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter

Dec 2nd 2019, 3:41 PM 8,120 Views 7 Comments

The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and Alone’s cold weather initiative.

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin
# Go Slow
# Go Slow

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin

Dec 2nd 2019, 9:32 AM 16,423 Views 75 Comments

Dublin City Council will vote on the proposals this week.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

€100,000 allocated to free period products in Dublin City Council budget
# Pads And Tampons
# Pads And Tampons

€100,000 allocated to free period products in Dublin City Council budget

Nov 27th 2019, 11:00 PM 17,774 Views 24 Comments

The initiative was trialed in Dublin city last year.

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel
# Avalon House
# Avalon House

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel

Nov 27th 2019, 12:10 AM 57,138 Views 85 Comments

Avalon House in Dublin 2 is set to become a 150-bed homeless hostel in January.

This is what the new white-water rafting attraction at Dublin's IFSC will look like
# First Look
# First Look

This is what the new white-water rafting attraction at Dublin's IFSC will look like

Nov 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 156,650 Views 57 Comments

The €22m project is expected to take 18 months to complete and development is expected to get under way next year.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'
# Protest Camp
# Protest Camp

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

Nov 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,134 Views 18 Comments

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 25 November, 2019

Dublin councillors will vote next month on whether to reverse controversial O'Devaney Gardens decision
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin councillors will vote next month on whether to reverse controversial O'Devaney Gardens decision

Nov 25th 2019, 10:20 PM 8,991 Views 14 Comments

Dublin City Council held a special meeting to discuss the development.

Dublin councillors vote to pass annual budget amid finance row
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin councillors vote to pass annual budget amid finance row

Updated Nov 25th 2019, 8:55 PM 10,960 Views 15 Comments

Rates for businesses will increase under the new budget.

Dublin businesses facing 'unfair' rates hike as city council set to vote on annual budget
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin businesses facing 'unfair' rates hike as city council set to vote on annual budget

Nov 25th 2019, 9:24 AM 10,284 Views 15 Comments

Councillors were warned last week that a shortfall in the council’s budget requires “significant additional income”.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Dublin City Council considers re-trial of street recycling bins
# Waste Management
# Waste Management

Dublin City Council considers re-trial of street recycling bins

Nov 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,223 Views 21 Comments

The council previously trialed the idea at two city centre locations in 2018.

Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'

Nov 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 11,793 Views 24 Comments

Dublin Councillors deferred a Budget vote on Monday to allow for further discussion with the Government.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'This is a battle over the future of public housing': Councillors set for showdown over O'Devaney Gardens
# Inertia Creeps
# Inertia Creeps

'This is a battle over the future of public housing': Councillors set for showdown over O'Devaney Gardens

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:00 AM 15,427 Views 34 Comments

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 22 November, 2019

Some pensioners in South Dublin to be hit with council house rent rise of more than €600
# Rent Hike
# Rent Hike

Some pensioners in South Dublin to be hit with council house rent rise of more than €600

Nov 22nd 2019, 6:08 PM 34,733 Views 67 Comments

“Multi-person households” that include pensioners will not receive the €10 weekly discount.

How Dublin plans to use tech to reduce carbon emissions
# Business And Climate
# Business And Climate

How Dublin plans to use tech to reduce carbon emissions

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:08 AM 246 Views 0 Comments

The city is using insights from Google to help tackle the climate crisis.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home
# North Frederick Street
# North Frederick Street

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home

Nov 20th 2019, 4:23 PM 11,015 Views 4 Comments

Activists were controversially evicted from the property in September last year.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 18 November, 2019

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 15,162 Views 33 Comments

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

Two new locations added to line up for this year's Christmas light display on iconic Dublin buildings
# Winter Wonderland
# Winter Wonderland

Two new locations added to line up for this year's Christmas light display on iconic Dublin buildings

Nov 18th 2019, 10:15 AM 22,848 Views 15 Comments

There will be 14 light projections on buildings like The GPO and bridges like the Samuel Beckett bridge next month.

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

Councillors give the green light to white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre
# Water Sports
# Water Sports

Councillors give the green light to white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre

Nov 13th 2019, 2:00 PM 28,863 Views 69 Comments

Members of the central area committee approved the plans.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 11 November, 2019

UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties
# Liberties
# Liberties

UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties

Nov 11th 2019, 2:48 PM 20,998 Views 38 Comments

The proposed development would see 69 new co-living units situated in Dublin 8.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 9 November, 2019

How O'Devaney Gardens went from 100% public housing to a 'less than perfect' redevelopment
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

How O'Devaney Gardens went from 100% public housing to a 'less than perfect' redevelopment

Nov 9th 2019, 11:00 AM 40,877 Views 58 Comments

On Monday, councillors voted to push forward with the redevelopment of the site on Dublin’s northside.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 8 November, 2019

Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)

Nov 8th 2019, 9:13 AM 12,641 Views 43 Comments

This year’s figure was confirmed in correspondence to Councillor Colm O’Rourke from Dublin City Council.

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

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations
# Anti-social Behaviour
# Anti-social Behaviour

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations

Nov 7th 2019, 6:57 PM 14,023 Views 0 Comments

Allegations emerged last month that a known criminal extorted money from building firms to pay for protection from anti-social behaviour.

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

Councillors green light O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment after developer offers up 'affordable-rentals'
# Dublin 7
# Dublin 7

Councillors green light O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment after developer offers up 'affordable-rentals'

Updated Nov 4th 2019, 10:38 PM 26,486 Views 23 Comments

Councillors voted this evening on a deal with developer Bartra Capital.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site
# Complaints
# Complaints

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 29,780 Views 0 Comments

One local councillor says local residents feel “under siege” from the constant construction work near their homes.

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

Developer set to offer up 'cost-rental' housing at O'Devaney site in bid to break planning deadlock
# Potential Breakthrough
# Potential Breakthrough

Developer set to offer up 'cost-rental' housing at O'Devaney site in bid to break planning deadlock

Oct 31st 2019, 12:38 PM 24,001 Views 19 Comments

The plans could pave the way for councillors to agree to a new housing development on the site

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

Gardaí investigating after derelict house badly damaged by Halloween bonfire stockpile blaze
# Clanbrassil Street
# Clanbrassil Street

Gardaí investigating after derelict house badly damaged by Halloween bonfire stockpile blaze

Oct 30th 2019, 12:22 PM 17,173 Views 10 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade extinguished the blaze shortly after 5pm yesterday.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels
# Emergency Transfers
# Emergency Transfers

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 17,858 Views 29 Comments

Authorities have estimated that the use of the helipad could save up to nine lives per year.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,755 Views 40 Comments

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
# Ulysses
# Ulysses

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

Oct 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,213 Views 38 Comments

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
# Extortion
# Extortion

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

Oct 10th 2019, 12:44 PM 18,281 Views 0 Comments

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
# CAB

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

Updated Oct 9th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,723 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

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

Oct 9th 2019, 8:25 AM 31,307 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Oct 7th 2019, 7:16 PM 17,413 Views 12 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Oct 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 29,993 Views 37 Comments

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
# The Homecoming
# The Homecoming

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

Sep 29th 2019, 8:30 AM 20,836 Views 23 Comments

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
# Poster Wars
# Poster Wars

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

Sep 25th 2019, 1:35 PM 6,836 Views 29 Comments

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