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# lord-mayor - Monday 24 February, 2020

Fianna Fáil's Tom Brabazon elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

A special vote of the council took place this evening, following the election of former Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe.

# lord-mayor - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Dublin needs a new Lord Mayor and Councils need 34 new representatives after General Election

When a sitting Councillor is elected to Dáil Eireann what’s known as a “casual vacancy” arises.

# lord-mayor - Friday 18 October, 2019

Greta Thunberg and late Brendan Grace among recipients of Dublin Lord Mayor's Award

Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe presented the awards at a reception at the Mansion House this evening.

# lord-mayor - Friday 7 June, 2019

Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin

McAuliffe becomes the 350th Lord Mayor of the city.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24

There’s two elections, a referendum… and plebiscites in certain areas.

# lord-mayor - Friday 12 April, 2019

Christy Dignam and Norah Casey among recipients of 2019 Lord Mayor award

Sportstar Philly McMahon and broadcaster Joe Duffy are among previous winners of the award.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 21 February, 2019

# lord-mayor - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out

He and his wife Joyce had a large mortgage debt on their home.

# lord-mayor - 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.

# lord-mayor - Monday 25 June, 2018

Independent councillor Nial Ring elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Ring was elected by fellow councillors this evening and becomes the 349th Lord Mayor of the city.

# lord-mayor - Friday 13 April, 2018

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry

Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

# lord-mayor - Monday 9 April, 2018

Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem

The Ardmhéara will attend a conference on the status of the City of Jerusalem at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority.

# lord-mayor - Friday 1 December, 2017

'Christmas can be very hard if you're on your own': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter

The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and older person’s charity Alone’s cold weather initiative, which was launched today.

# lord-mayor - Friday 17 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge An English tourist sent the Mayor of Dublin a lovely letter thanking people in the city for their help during an emergency Anonymous Passerby

An English tourist sent the Mayor of Dublin a lovely letter thanking people in the city for their help during an emergency

“I cannot explain how grateful I am to the people of Dublin who have been the most friendly and thoughtful people I have ever met”

# lord-mayor - Monday 26 June, 2017

This man is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin city

Mícheál Mac Donncha was elected as the new Lord Mayor this evening.

# lord-mayor - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Poll: Should hotels that refuse homeless families face sanctions? No Room At The Inn This post contains a poll

Poll: Should hotels that refuse homeless families face sanctions?

Dublin Lord Mayor Brendan Carr said that some hotels are discriminating against homeless families.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities

Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'Disgraceful and undemocratic': Dublin councillors are still divided on the Obama vote

Independent Councillor Mannix Flynn said that the issue was “not over yet”.

# lord-mayor - Monday 14 November, 2016

Poll: Should the word 'lord' be dropped from 'Lord Mayor'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the word 'lord' be dropped from 'Lord Mayor'?

A Dublin city councillor wants the title to be changed to ‘Civic Mayor’.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Dublin's Lord Mayor has attacked Ibec for 'wanting to rip apart' Irish society

Brendan Carr accused the employers group of “weasel words” to mask what he called an attack on workers.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Number of Console staff withdraw resignations they handed in after controversy

It’s feared the revelations about Console will have a negative impact on donations to charities.

# lord-mayor - Monday 27 June, 2016

'Dublin without her people is nothing to me': Dublin's new Lord Mayor enters office quoting Connolly

Brendan Carr also thanked his mother and father.

# lord-mayor - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?

Dublin Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh would support their introduction on a pilot basis.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

'I'm not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself': New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism

Críona Ní Dhálaigh said 1916 centenary commemorations will be inclusive.

# lord-mayor - Monday 29 June, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin

She is the first member of Sinn Féin to hold the office.

Last-ditch attempt to stop Sinn Féin 'hijacking' 1916 centenary is 'laughable' IRA

Last-ditch attempt to stop Sinn Féin 'hijacking' 1916 centenary is 'laughable'

All is not well on Dublin City Council.

# lord-mayor - Monday 1 June, 2015

Pressure is growing to reopen Dublin's 'Fort Apache' station

The Lord Mayor has said not reopening the station would be “unacceptable”.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Cork's deputy mayor 'snubbed' water charge petition with 15,000 signatures

“It’s a gross insult to people, whether someone agrees with you or not they should take your petition.”

# lord-mayor - Saturday 31 January, 2015

5 things you might not know about Dublin's Mansion House

The home of the Lord Mayor of Dublin is 300 years old.

'The most memorable thing about jail? Helping IRA members escape on a helicopter'

Dublin’s Lord Mayor recalls his time in prison, and shares his thoughts on the Queen.

# lord-mayor - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

'Worse now than the heroin epidemic of the 80s' - Christy Burke on drugs in Dublin Inner City This post contains videos

'Worse now than the heroin epidemic of the 80s' - Christy Burke on drugs in Dublin

The Lord Mayor said the capital’s problems haven’t changed that much in the 30 years he has been a councillor.

# lord-mayor - Monday 10 November, 2014

'The dead is the dead' - Dublin's Lord Mayor squares up to Remembrance Day protester

Christy Burke told protesters that nothing would be achieved by his refusing to attend the event.

# lord-mayor - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Community garden turns derelict Fatima Mansions site green

The garden will be launched next week.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Open Thread: Nominations for a WOMAN to receive the Freedom of Dublin, please!

There have been no female recipients of the award since 2000, when Aung San Suu Kyi was honoured.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

"The water has frozen my brain": The ice bucket challenge came to Kildare St and the Mansion House today

A TD, a senator and the Lord Mayor all took the plunge in Dublin today. Somehow they all managed to stick to parliamentary language, post-deluge….

# lord-mayor - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for task force to tackle inner city addiction problems

Christy Burke said that “certain senior politicians don’t see any votes in addiction, so they don’t see it as a priority”.

# lord-mayor - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin Mayor: It's 'bullsh*t' gardaí can't take in homeless under-18s without social worker

Christy Burke said it’s “unbelievable” that gardaí can’t take in under-18s who are sleeping rough without the presence of a social worker.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Dublin Mayor: I didn't mean any offence when I suggested blocking royals from 1916 events

The Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke says he was just expressing citizens’ concerns.

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