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# dublin-city-council - Monday 23 September, 2019

Dublin City Council ratifies decision to award freedom of the city to Jim Gavin
# Dublin GAA
# Dublin GAA

Dublin City Council ratifies decision to award freedom of the city to Jim Gavin

Updated Sep 23rd 2019, 8:42 PM 25,456 Views 44 Comments

The move was proposed by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe.

Dublin City Council defends decision to make GAA homecoming event ticketed
# Criticism
# Criticism

Dublin City Council defends decision to make GAA homecoming event ticketed

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:20 PM 22,232 Views 45 Comments

The ticketing of the event has been criticised by some Dublin GAA fans.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 22 September, 2019

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year
# Blinkers
# Blinkers

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 AM 35,186 Views 70 Comments

165 out of 183 horses claimed by Dublin City Council last year were unclaimed by their owners.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Council denies permission for 'objectionable' co-living development in Rathmines
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council denies permission for 'objectionable' co-living development in Rathmines

Sep 17th 2019, 5:55 PM 19,114 Views 36 Comments

Dublin City Council says the plans proposed too many occupants per floor sharing facilities.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 16 September, 2019

Council plotting to open Dublin libraries 14 hours a day, 365 days a year with automated system
# Pembroke
# Pembroke

Council plotting to open Dublin libraries 14 hours a day, 365 days a year with automated system

Sep 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,404 Views 16 Comments

An initial trial at Pembroke Library in Dublin 4 could be rolled out around Dublin City Council areas.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

DART line could be damaged by rising sea levels, say council climate reports
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

DART line could be damaged by rising sea levels, say council climate reports

Sep 10th 2019, 1:22 PM 13,516 Views 37 Comments

Potential issues to the DART line were mentioned in two of the Dublin council reports.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists
# Subset
# Subset

'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists

Sep 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 15,065 Views 31 Comments

Many have expressed frustration at the use of planning laws to remove street murals in recent weeks.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Central Bank gets the green light for €300,000 sculpture by acclaimed Irish artist
# Eva Rothschild
# Eva Rothschild

Central Bank gets the green light for €300,000 sculpture by acclaimed Irish artist

Sep 7th 2019, 10:00 AM 19,820 Views 85 Comments

The sculpture is expected to be in place by the end of next year.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 6 September, 2019

'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests
# Gemma O'Doherty
# Gemma O'Doherty

'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests

Sep 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 43,280 Views 71 Comments

Internal correspondence shows how gardaí and DCC disagreed over the management of the protests.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns
# High Court
# High Court

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns

Sep 5th 2019, 6:16 PM 29,894 Views 0 Comments

If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Dublin's Iveagh Markets are in an 'advanced state of dereliction' after years of 'serious neglect'
# Francis Street
# Francis Street

Dublin's Iveagh Markets are in an 'advanced state of dereliction' after years of 'serious neglect'

Sep 4th 2019, 11:34 AM 34,335 Views 22 Comments

Repairs on the Edwardian building could cost €13 million, a Dublin City Council report has said.

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

Council orders removal of second Subset mural in Dublin
# David Attenborough
# David Attenborough

Council orders removal of second Subset mural in Dublin

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 49,559 Views 87 Comments

A mural of David Attenborough is the second mural by the artist collective to have fallen foul of the council in recent weeks.

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

Dublin City Council votes to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street
# Car Free
# Car Free

Dublin City Council votes to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street

Sep 2nd 2019, 3:03 PM 25,701 Views 51 Comments

It’s estimated that 32,000 pedestrians use the street every day compared with 1,000 cars.

7 year-old boy killed after being struck by Dublin City Council vehicle
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

7 year-old boy killed after being struck by Dublin City Council vehicle

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:06 AM 35,476 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened in Ballymun at around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Dublin City Council enters new five-year clamping contract worth €36.67 million
# Clamping
# Clamping

Dublin City Council enters new five-year clamping contract worth €36.67 million

Sep 1st 2019, 1:39 PM 23,262 Views 25 Comments

Last year, the council recorded revenue of €27.9 million from parking fees.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 30 August, 2019

Smithfield's landmark 'Horseboy' mural should be removed, council orders
# Church Street
# Church Street

Smithfield's landmark 'Horseboy' mural should be removed, council orders

Aug 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 51,838 Views 57 Comments

Artist collective Subset had launched a petition aimed at saving the Horseboy mural.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 26 August, 2019

Planning permission refusal for Ireland's first injecting centre branded 'reprehensible'
# Injecting Centre
# Injecting Centre

Planning permission refusal for Ireland's first injecting centre branded 'reprehensible'

Aug 26th 2019, 5:18 PM 19,744 Views 95 Comments

Merchants Quay Ireland has appealed against the decision by Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

Aug 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,379 Views 36 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

€5 million compensation for Smithfield traders ahead of Fruit & Vegetable Market redevelopment
# Capel Street
# Capel Street

€5 million compensation for Smithfield traders ahead of Fruit & Vegetable Market redevelopment

Aug 21st 2019, 2:53 PM 23,635 Views 25 Comments

The market off Capel Street is set to be redeveloped as a commercial and retail space.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 18 August, 2019

North Dublin apartment block refused planning permission following objection from local pub
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

North Dublin apartment block refused planning permission following objection from local pub

Aug 18th 2019, 10:00 PM 78,150 Views 58 Comments

The Bald Eagle raised concerns that the block would negatively impact its business.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction?
# Two Sides To A Story
# Two Sides To A Story

Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction?

Aug 17th 2019, 8:00 PM 36,058 Views 31 Comments

The council will begin enforcement from the start of next month. Business owners aren’t happy.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 16 August, 2019

Poll: Should sandwich boards be banned from pathways?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sandwich boards be banned from pathways?

Aug 16th 2019, 9:19 AM 41,699 Views 101 Comments

The Clockwork Door in Dublin raised objections with the planned €630 a year payment for the advertisement boards.

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections
# Witness History
# Witness History

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections

Aug 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,936 Views 21 Comments

An Post claimed visitor numbers to the GPO had almost halved in the past three years.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Planning battle after tenant told he needs permission for Smithfield's Horseboy mural
# Horseboy
# Horseboy

Planning battle after tenant told he needs permission for Smithfield's Horseboy mural

Aug 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 32,664 Views 21 Comments

The case has been referred to An Bord Pleanála, with the owner seeking to have the mural removed.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Aug 13th 2019, 5:29 PM 63,912 Views 176 Comments

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 9 August, 2019

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site
# Rialto Cinema
# Rialto Cinema

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site

Aug 9th 2019, 6:33 PM 18,099 Views 44 Comments

The plans state that the original Art Deco facade would be retained, but the rest of the site demolished.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Aug 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,223 Views 35 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association

Aug 1st 2019, 1:35 PM 1,716 Views 2 Comments

The industry body said incoming sandwich board licence fees are ‘shockingly excessive’.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised again today - these diversions will be in place
# College Green Plaza
# College Green Plaza

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised again today - these diversions will be in place

Jul 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 18,558 Views 29 Comments

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

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

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?
# College Green
# College Green

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?

Jul 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,242 Views 15 Comments

Dublin City Council is trialling three traffic-free days at College Green this summer.

Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government
# Addiction
# Addiction

Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government

Jul 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 11,412 Views 21 Comments

Dublin City Council has refused planning permission for an injecting facility.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 26 July, 2019

Dublin City Council refuses planning permission for Ireland's first injecting centre
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

Dublin City Council refuses planning permission for Ireland's first injecting centre

Jul 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 21,897 Views 122 Comments

The Council gave its decision yesterday.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'I was forced to pay twice': Only very small number of cars clamped in Dublin city successfully appealed
# Clampers
# Clampers

'I was forced to pay twice': Only very small number of cars clamped in Dublin city successfully appealed

Jul 21st 2019, 10:00 PM 27,356 Views 36 Comments

Only a small percentage of those who are clamped seek to reverse the €80 fee.

Traffic-free measures at Dublin's College Green to be reviewed after security barriers draw complaints
# No Cars Go
# No Cars Go

Traffic-free measures at Dublin's College Green to be reviewed after security barriers draw complaints

Jul 21st 2019, 8:11 PM 49,023 Views 70 Comments

The council trialled the first of three traffic-free events in the area today.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised tomorrow - these diversions will be in place
# No Traffic
# No Traffic

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised tomorrow - these diversions will be in place

Jul 20th 2019, 9:30 PM 35,477 Views 56 Comments

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

# 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
# Permit Check
# Permit Check

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

Jul 15th 2019, 10:56 AM 20,789 Views 72 Comments

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?
# The Family Silver
# The Family Silver

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

Jul 14th 2019, 7:05 AM 33,548 Views 36 Comments

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
# Waste Collection
# Waste Collection

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

Jul 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 36,648 Views 71 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Jul 9th 2019, 9:30 PM 27,452 Views 70 Comments

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
# Farmleigh House
# Farmleigh House

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

Jul 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,614 Views 4 Comments

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”.