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# lord-mayor - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Directly-elected mayor plan "absolutely has to happen" --- Lord Mayor

The ‘mayors and chairs’ of Dublin’s four local authorities are due to meet with Minister Phil Hogan to see if the issue can be moved forward.

# lord-mayor - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Cork Lord Mayor involved in car crash just hours after losing her seat

Catherine Clancy is the second Labour Lord Mayor to lose their seat.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Council u-turn on funds means iconic Shandon clock will be repaired

The clock had been out of action for a number of months.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Belfast's Lord Mayor dyes hair pink for Giro D'Italia... your move Dublin Lord Hair

Belfast's Lord Mayor dyes hair pink for Giro D'Italia... your move Dublin

QUICK! Someone get Oisin Quinn to a hairdressers!

# lord-mayor - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Freedom of Cork to be awarded less often to avoid mayors using it as a 'political football'

President Higgins is set to be given the accolade at a ceremony in the city today.

# lord-mayor - Monday 24 March, 2014

Dublin councillors vote today on directly-elected mayor (but it's likely plan will be scrapped)

All four local authorities in the country have to agree on whether to put the issue to the people on the same day as the local and European elections.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 27 February, 2014

The Rosie Hackett LUAS bridge will open on 20 May

The new structure will be the 24th Liffey crossing… and the first to be named after a woman.

# lord-mayor - Monday 24 February, 2014

Plan to target land-hoarders could create tens of thousands of jobs

A plan to impose a harsh levy on developers hanging on to prime land is being considered by Cabinet. It’s hoped the measure could help boost the supply of family homes, particularly in Dublin.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…

# lord-mayor - Thursday 28 November, 2013

First new Dublin Bikes stations launched, part of €35 million expansion

The expansion will create 58 new stations and bring the total number of bikes to 1,500 by the middle of 2014.

# lord-mayor - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Why is Dublin dedicating a 300-year-old tree to the city of Barcelona?

Because we’re all best mates, obviously.

# lord-mayor - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations

President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.

# lord-mayor - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

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

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.

# lord-mayor - Monday 24 June, 2013

This man is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Labour’s Oisín Quinn – nephew of minister Ruairí – could be one of the last mayors not to be directly elected by the public.

# lord-mayor - Thursday 20 June, 2013

"My salary is reflective of the importance of my position"- €100k Mayor of Cork

The First Citizen of Cork costs each citizen of Cork City 92 cent a year, 80 cent more than the Lord Mayor of Dublin.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

3 top questions schoolchildren asked Dublin's Lord Mayor

“What colour are your pyjamas, Lord Mayor?”

# lord-mayor - Monday 28 January, 2013

From The42 Capital flies flags at half-mast for Dublin freeman Kevin Heffernan GAA

Capital flies flags at half-mast for Dublin freeman Kevin Heffernan

The Dublin GAA icon will be laid to rest tomorrow.

# lord-mayor - Friday 23 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Christmas jumper world record attempt in Dublin... here's some inspiration Gammy This post contains images

# lord-mayor - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Column: What does the Lord Mayor of Dublin actually do?

‘Few people turn the Lord Mayor down’. Andrew Montague explains what he was (and wasn’t) able to do during his year in the capital’s highest office.

# lord-mayor - Monday 10 September, 2012

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor

The Mayor added his voice to people who have spoken out against the paramilitary-style funeral in Dublin at the weekend.

# lord-mayor - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Mansion House homecoming: Who's coming? What's the plan?

Details are still a little sketchy about who’ll be there, but the official reception for Team Ireland will get underway at 1pm tomorrow.

# lord-mayor - Monday 13 August, 2012

Don't go to the airport today to welcome the Olympians...

… go to the Mansion House on Wednesday instead.

# lord-mayor - Monday 25 June, 2012

New mayors of Dublin, Galway, Waterford and Limerick elected

The two mayors, and one Lord Mayor, were elected this evening, with Fine Gael councillor Naoise Ó Múirí (pictured) elected in Dublin.

From The Daily Edge Lord Mayor of Dublin With A Big Scary Spear of the Day Pic Of The Day

# lord-mayor - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO

However a report by the Standards Commission said that the contraventions by Oisin Quinn were inadvertent.

# lord-mayor - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Bin changeover a 'shambles' - Dublin Lord Mayor

Andrew Montague said that there had not been enough time given to the changeover.

# lord-mayor - Monday 7 November, 2011

Three Irish authors nominated for prestigious literary prize

The IMPAC Literary Award nominees were announced this morning, with Emma Donoghue’s ‘Room’ considered a hot favourite for the €100,000 prize.

# lord-mayor - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: first jail sentences following UK riots, is a bailout on the way for Cyprus, the Lord Mayor in a poncho, and creating a beard out of thin air…

# lord-mayor - Friday 1 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

In today’s 9 at 9: Some good news as VAT is lowered; a twist in the Strauss-Kahn case; new developments in the Race for the Áras; and who is a “snotty Miss Fancy Pants”?

# lord-mayor - Monday 27 June, 2011

Brains behind the bike scheme is Dublin's new mayor

Labour councillor Andrew Montague has been elected at a meeting of Dublin City Council this evening.