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# owen-keegan - Monday 18 January, 2021

Council hits out at 'hostile' commentary around white-water rafting facility
# George's Dock
# George's Dock

Council hits out at 'hostile' commentary around white-water rafting facility

Jan 18th 2021, 12:55 PM 41,880 Views 93 Comments

The Council has written to elected members to explain the benefits of the controversial project.

# 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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Mar 20th 2020, 10:32 AM 26,290 Views 39 Comments

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'
# Protest Camp
# Protest Camp

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

Nov 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,137 Views 18 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Apr 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,416 Views 107 Comments

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

# owen-keegan - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Council Chief Executive criticised for saying good homeless services create demand
# Owen Keegan
# Owen Keegan

Council Chief Executive criticised for saying good homeless services create demand

Feb 17th 2019, 4:45 PM 16,524 Views 38 Comments

“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
# Owen Keegan
# Owen Keegan

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

Dec 27th 2018, 11:00 PM 10,361 Views 31 Comments

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
# College Green
# College Green

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

Jan 5th 2018, 10:47 AM 14,128 Views 49 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Oct 20th 2017, 8:31 AM 42,689 Views 167 Comments

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
# Occupation
# Occupation

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

Dec 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 35,518 Views 162 Comments

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# owen-keegan - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 28th 2015, 2:12 PM 17,068 Views 53 Comments

Big changes are coming to College Green.

# owen-keegan - Thursday 23 April, 2015

City manager: I was completely wrong about Dublin Bikes
# Ride On
# Ride On

City manager: I was completely wrong about Dublin Bikes

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 32,315 Views 40 Comments

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

Dublin Bikes still has one big issue to overcome
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

Dublin Bikes still has one big issue to overcome

Apr 23rd 2015, 1:26 PM 40,501 Views 66 Comments

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

Gardaí are investigating dodgy Garth Brooks objection letters
# Fake Fuss
# Fake Fuss

Gardaí are investigating dodgy Garth Brooks objection letters

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:36 AM 23,554 Views 52 Comments

Did you miss this?

# owen-keegan - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 21st 2014, 4:11 PM 9,011 Views 21 Comments

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
# Controversial
# Controversial

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead

Sep 5th 2014, 8:18 PM 11,406 Views 58 Comments

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...
# Callin' Merrion Street
# Callin' Merrion Street

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

Aug 12th 2014, 5:44 PM 33,423 Views 63 Comments

“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'
# Ding Ding Ding
# Ding Ding Ding

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

Jul 18th 2014, 2:04 PM 17,987 Views 96 Comments

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
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

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

Jul 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,299 Views 82 Comments

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
# Party Off Garth
# Party Off Garth

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

Jul 17th 2014, 7:32 AM 17,121 Views 155 Comments

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
# That Summer
# That Summer

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

Jul 16th 2014, 7:15 PM 49,751 Views 123 Comments

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

The Dublin city council chief talked about the Garth Brooks debacle
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

The Dublin city council chief talked about the Garth Brooks debacle

Jul 15th 2014, 11:25 AM 19,995 Views 88 Comments

Here’s what he said.

# owen-keegan - Monday 7 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 7th 2014, 10:45 PM 74,673 Views 263 Comments

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
# Arrears
# Arrears

Dublin council blames tenants for drop in rent collection

Jan 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 9,978 Views 46 Comments

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
# Money Wasted?
# Money Wasted?

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:51 PM 11,396 Views 38 Comments

But the taxpayer could lose €96 million.