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# owen-keegan - Friday 20 March, 2020

Dublin City Council chief: All we're asking is for businesses that are largely unaffected to pay their rates

Owen Keegan said that “if there is a complete failure to pay rates, it’ll have very serious implications” for the city’s services.

# owen-keegan - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

# owen-keegan - Saturday 27 April, 2019

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option

That is according to correspondence obtained by under Freedom of Information.

# owen-keegan - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Council Chief Executive criticised for saying good homeless services create demand

“Dublin is a major draw for people who are homeless,” Keegan said.

# owen-keegan - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'Strong case' for directly elected Mayor for Dublin, council CEO says

The campaign for directly elected mayors has grown in recent years.

# owen-keegan - Friday 5 January, 2018

Dublin city traffic restrictions to be reviewed following delay of College Green public hearing

A pedestrian-prioritised €10 million plaza is planned for Dublin’s College Green.

# owen-keegan - Friday 20 October, 2017

Poll: Should houses be built in Dublin parks to solve the housing crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should houses be built in Dublin parks to solve the housing crisis?

Dublin City Council said that it is a possibility.

# owen-keegan - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# owen-keegan - Monday 28 December, 2015

Will buses be banned from one of Dublin's busiest junctions?

Big changes are coming to College Green.

# owen-keegan - Thursday 23 April, 2015

City manager: I was completely wrong about Dublin Bikes

Owen Keegan said he wasn’t sure if the scheme would be a success.

Dublin Bikes still has one big issue to overcome

The scheme celebrated its 10,000,000th journey today, but the city still needs to adapt to how popular cycling is.

# owen-keegan - Friday 3 October, 2014

# owen-keegan - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator

One councillor said it would have been “good manners and good practice” to contact them.

# owen-keegan - Friday 5 September, 2014

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead

The €500 million incinerator will process over 550,000 tonnes of waste each year.

# owen-keegan - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Enda got 1,000 emails about the Garth Brooks concerts. Here's what some of them said...

“I want to ask you to do something to save this country from a complete shambles.”

# owen-keegan - Friday 18 July, 2014

Owen Keegan: 'I never gave an assurance that five gigs would go ahead'

The DCC chief also accused the GAA and Peter Aiken of “failing to address residents’ concerns”

Sorry, but it's not over: City manager to be grilled on Garth Brooks debacle... again

Yes yes yes, we know, yesterday we said it was all over, but an Oireachtas committee has other ideas.

# owen-keegan - Thursday 17 July, 2014

It's finally over: Garth Brooks refunds to begin today

Fans will definitely be missing the dance.

# owen-keegan - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

No court intervention yet over Garth Brooks gigs after Aiken seeks legal advice

The concerts may be off, but the Oireachtas wanted answers. Here’s what Aiken and the GAA told them.

# owen-keegan - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

# owen-keegan - Monday 7 July, 2014

'The Garth Brooks ship leaves tonight', but city manager won't budge on licensing decision

However, councillors still voted in favour of all five concerts going ahead.

# owen-keegan - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Dublin council blames tenants for drop in rent collection

Dublin City Council now has arrears of over €20 million as a result of residents not paying rent, and says there is a “culture of under-declaration of income”.

# owen-keegan - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Poolbeg incinerator company may look for repayment if project doesn’t go ahead

But the taxpayer could lose €96 million.