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# lord-mayor - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Dublin Lord Mayor calls on public to become 'anti-racist' following attacks on Chinese people in Ireland
# Hazel Chu
# Hazel Chu

Dublin Lord Mayor calls on public to become 'anti-racist' following attacks on Chinese people in Ireland

Aug 18th 2020, 6:10 AM 21,530 Views 53 Comments

Gardaí are investigating two separate attacks involving Chinese people in recent weeks.

# lord-mayor - Monday 24 February, 2020

Fianna Fáil's Tom Brabazon elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin
# Chains Of Office
# Chains Of Office

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

Feb 24th 2020, 7:31 PM 20,264 Views 27 Comments

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
# CASUAL VACANCY
# CASUAL VACANCY

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

Updated Feb 16th 2020, 9:15 AM 18,079 Views 20 Comments

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 Award
# Lord Mayor Award

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

Oct 18th 2019, 10:32 PM 24,251 Views 101 Comments

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
# Lord Mayor
# Lord Mayor

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

Updated Jun 7th 2019, 10:22 PM 28,657 Views 42 Comments

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
# Vote Vote Vote
# Vote Vote Vote

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

May 7th 2019, 1:30 PM 20,451 Views 28 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Apr 12th 2019, 7:04 PM 13,213 Views 9 Comments

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

# lord-mayor - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'I'm delighted we've run out of beer': Dublin Lord Mayor defends flying through 120 kegs of Guinness in six months
# Running Dry
# Running Dry

'I'm delighted we've run out of beer': Dublin Lord Mayor defends flying through 120 kegs of Guinness in six months

Feb 21st 2019, 2:52 PM 34,897 Views 44 Comments

The pints are flowing at the Mansion House.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 14 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 14th 2019, 1:15 PM 37,748 Views 13 Comments

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
# Free Tours
# Free Tours

'Oozing with history': Take a look around the Mansion House, 100 years on from the first Dáil sitting

Jan 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 12,785 Views 4 Comments

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
# Lord Mayor
# Lord Mayor

Independent councillor Nial Ring elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Jun 25th 2018, 7:43 PM 21,239 Views 36 Comments

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
# Israel
# Israel

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

Apr 13th 2018, 9:33 AM 28,147 Views 231 Comments

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
# Palestine
# Palestine

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

Apr 12th 2018, 11:54 AM 15,550 Views 104 Comments

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

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Lord Mayor of Dublin denies he's been refused entry to Israel - in fact, he's in his hotel
# Ramallah
# Ramallah

Lord Mayor of Dublin denies he's been refused entry to Israel - in fact, he's in his hotel

Apr 10th 2018, 10:20 PM 29,423 Views 58 Comments

“Rumours of my refusal are untrue.”

# lord-mayor - Monday 9 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 9th 2018, 5:38 PM 13,384 Views 84 Comments

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
# ALONE
# ALONE

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

Dec 1st 2017, 10:45 AM 9,922 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 17th 2017, 10:42 AM 6,994 Views 4 Comments

“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
# First Day On The Job
# First Day On The Job

This man is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin city

Jun 26th 2017, 7:51 PM 79,007 Views 112 Comments

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
# No Room At The Inn

Poll: Should hotels that refuse homeless families face sanctions?

May 27th 2017, 9:38 AM 22,841 Views 132 Comments

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
# Apollo House Legacy
# Apollo House Legacy

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

May 2nd 2017, 4:30 PM 19,016 Views 33 Comments

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
# Freedom Of The City
# Freedom Of The City

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

Feb 7th 2017, 10:11 AM 16,341 Views 68 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Nov 14th 2016, 8:39 AM 19,109 Views 57 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Aug 4th 2016, 9:51 PM 22,741 Views 61 Comments

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
# Lord Mayor
# Lord Mayor

Number of Console staff withdraw resignations they handed in after controversy

Jul 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 24,886 Views 76 Comments

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
# Mr Mayor
# Mr Mayor

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

Jun 27th 2016, 10:27 PM 21,950 Views 27 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jul 11th 2015, 9:41 AM 15,401 Views 132 Comments

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
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

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

Jun 30th 2015, 1:20 PM 14,218 Views 81 Comments

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
# Winner
# Winner

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

Jun 29th 2015, 7:08 PM 23,390 Views 215 Comments

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
# IRA

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

Jun 29th 2015, 12:27 PM 32,715 Views 182 Comments

All is not well on Dublin City Council.

# lord-mayor - Monday 1 June, 2015

Pressure is growing to reopen Dublin's 'Fort Apache' station
# Fitzgibbon Street
# Fitzgibbon Street

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

Jun 1st 2015, 7:00 AM 32,872 Views 19 Comments

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
# Anti-water Charges
# Anti-water Charges

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

May 26th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,091 Views 53 Comments

“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
# Happy Birthday
# Happy Birthday

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

Jan 31st 2015, 7:30 PM 32,190 Views 27 Comments

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'
# Christy Burke
# Christy Burke

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

Jan 31st 2015, 7:00 AM 22,086 Views 85 Comments

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
# Inner City

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

Jan 28th 2015, 10:31 PM 23,401 Views 56 Comments

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
# Get Wise
# Get Wise

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

Nov 10th 2014, 11:04 AM 30,119 Views 206 Comments

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
# Flanagan's Field
# Flanagan's Field

Community garden turns derelict Fatima Mansions site green

Sep 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 14,669 Views 12 Comments

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!
# City Hall
# City Hall

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

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:30 PM 11,595 Views 122 Comments

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
# Cold Cold Water
# Cold Cold Water

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

Aug 26th 2014, 4:43 PM 19,940 Views 17 Comments

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
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

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

Aug 10th 2014, 3:30 PM 14,223 Views 113 Comments

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
# Sleeping Rough
# Sleeping Rough

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

Jul 14th 2014, 10:23 AM 13,719 Views 49 Comments

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.

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