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# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Development of almost 600 social and affordable homes at Dublin site one step closer after council votes to transfer land
# Shanganagh
# Shanganagh

Development of almost 600 social and affordable homes at Dublin site one step closer after council votes to transfer land

Nov 11th 2020, 6:48 PM 40,882 Views 11 Comments

Planning permission for the development was secured earlier this year.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - 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 13,541 Views 37 Comments

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

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Friday 9 August, 2019

Bathing bans at the Forty Foot, Dollymount and Sandycove after another wastewater spill
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bathing bans at the Forty Foot, Dollymount and Sandycove after another wastewater spill

Aug 9th 2019, 12:46 PM 20,971 Views 53 Comments

The bathing ban is in place in Seapoint, Sandycove, the Forty Foot, Killiney and Whiterock until tomorrow at 6pm.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Tributes paid to Dublin councillor John Bailey, who has died aged 74
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to Dublin councillor John Bailey, who has died aged 74

Jul 9th 2019, 7:35 PM 25,224 Views 15 Comments

Before entering politics, John Bailey served for 10 years as Chairman of the Dublin GAA County Board.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Council investigating reports of alleged dog poisoning at Mount Merrion park
# Dlr Council
# Dlr Council

Council investigating reports of alleged dog poisoning at Mount Merrion park

Jun 27th 2019, 6:12 PM 17,704 Views 20 Comments

It is the council’s understanding that one dog was reported ill and subsequently died.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Monday 10 June, 2019

Bathing restrictions remain in place at Dublin's Dollymount
# Clontarf
# Clontarf

Bathing restrictions remain in place at Dublin's Dollymount

Jun 10th 2019, 4:40 PM 8,285 Views 6 Comments

Restrictions have been lifted at seven other swimming hotspots across Dublin.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Monday 15 April, 2019

Council says drag storytelling event cancelled due to 'degrading' online comments
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council says drag storytelling event cancelled due to 'degrading' online comments

Updated Apr 15th 2019, 1:38 PM 43,067 Views 164 Comments

The council had asked the group to put on the event as part of Pride festival celebrations.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'I don't want to spend Christmas in a hotel': Family facing homelessness over inability to find new home
# Nowhere To Go
# Nowhere To Go

'I don't want to spend Christmas in a hotel': Family facing homelessness over inability to find new home

Dec 2nd 2018, 1:54 PM 24,430 Views 157 Comments

‘Elaine’ told RTÉ that she has refused to leave her home despite being ordered to by 7 September.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Monday 26 November, 2018

Pat Kenny emerges victorious in planning battle with developer as council turns down apartment plan
# Dalkey
# Dalkey

Pat Kenny emerges victorious in planning battle with developer as council turns down apartment plan

Nov 26th 2018, 5:19 PM 76,135 Views 51 Comments

Pat Kenny and his wife Kathy objected to plans for apartment blocks and houses on a site adjacent to their home.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

South Dublin council attempting to rezone school grounds so Catholic Church can't sell them
# Church Versus State
# Church Versus State

South Dublin council attempting to rezone school grounds so Catholic Church can't sell them

Jul 5th 2017, 6:00 AM 25,259 Views 59 Comments

The decision could affect 95 schools in the district.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Dublin County Council rejects planning permission for apartments as being "visually unacceptable"

Dublin County Council rejects planning permission for apartments as being "visually unacceptable"

Apr 4th 2017, 8:40 AM 32,765 Views 77 Comments

The country’s biggest private landlord, Ires Reit, wanted to build the units at Sandyford in Dublin.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Proposals for more modular housing sites announced - here's where they are
# Homes
# Homes

Proposals for more modular housing sites announced - here's where they are

Dec 23rd 2015, 11:27 AM 15,361 Views 54 Comments

Fingal and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown councils have put forward the proposals.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil

Oct 14th 2015, 10:58 PM 57,706 Views 235 Comments

The event came after a temporary site at Rockville Drive was blockaded yesterday.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Friday 27 March, 2015

Man in his forties stabbed at retail park in south Dublin
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Man in his forties stabbed at retail park in south Dublin

Mar 27th 2015, 6:54 PM 42,580 Views 40 Comments

The incident happened at around 4.25pm this afternoon.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Dún Laoghaire gets go-ahead for 'urban beach' and floating pool
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

Dún Laoghaire gets go-ahead for 'urban beach' and floating pool

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:20 PM 22,412 Views 43 Comments

Coming soon to South Dublin, via Berlin…

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This could be Ireland's library of the future - but why the controversy?
# By The Book
# By The Book

This could be Ireland's library of the future - but why the controversy?

Jul 19th 2014, 8:30 PM 44,689 Views 76 Comments

The Lexicon is costing €36.6m to build.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor
# The Waiting Game
# The Waiting Game

Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor

Jul 9th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,700 Views 24 Comments

Fingal County Council is still not on board with the idea, though.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties
# Punishment
# Punishment

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties

Jun 27th 2014, 5:40 PM 15,645 Views 105 Comments

Labour Cllr Brendan Carr has said that, if implemented, the plan would amount to ‘punishing’ Dubliners for paying the LPT.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Monday 9 June, 2014

This blood-stained mattress was offered to a family in a Dublin homeless shelter - Councillor
# Rotten
# Rotten

This blood-stained mattress was offered to a family in a Dublin homeless shelter - Councillor

Jun 9th 2014, 10:15 PM 52,172 Views 153 Comments

Councillor Chris Curran says the recently homeless woman was made ‘visibly upset’ at the shelter.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Lord Mayor: Dublin needs a mayor with 'real powers', but role unlikely before 2019
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Lord Mayor: Dublin needs a mayor with 'real powers', but role unlikely before 2019

Jul 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 4,152 Views 32 Comments

Oisín Quinn has been sharing his thoughts on the future of the mayorship, following a poll that shows 61 per cent of Dubliners are in favour of a directly elected CEO for the city.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Monday 22 July, 2013

Dublin’s 53 extra councillors will cost €1.5 million every year
# Dublin Councillors
# Dublin Councillors

Dublin’s 53 extra councillors will cost €1.5 million every year

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:30 AM 6,223 Views 43 Comments

The addition of more councillors in Dublin’s four local authorities will cost more but Phil Hogan insists there will be overall savings of over €3.6 million under his reforms.

# dun-laoghaire-rathdown - Monday 3 December, 2012

Boycotts, warnings and patriotism: A year of the household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Boycotts, warnings and patriotism: A year of the household charge

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:10 AM 5,172 Views 39 Comments

Just under 70 per cent of eligible households have paid or registered to pay the controversial €100 tax but that is only after a year of much protest and mis-management.