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#South Dublin County Council

# south-dublin-county-council - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Family left in limbo over government home loan scheme set to lose out on buying house

Gareth Harpur and his family are awaiting confirmation on their loan application as uncertainty persists on the future of the scheme.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 14 December, 2018

As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation

The retailer was ordered to close its Café Sol outlet in Liffey Valley by the local council.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 10 December, 2018

South Dublin County Council approves plan for apartment block beside park

The plans had prompted objections from some community workers.

# south-dublin-county-council - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght

The local authority has a €15 million plan for Ireland’s first data centre-based ‘district heating system’.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 21 September, 2018

Presidential hopeful Sarah Louise Mulligan escorted from Dublin council meeting

South Dublin County Council voted not to nominate anyone for the presidency.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 29 June, 2018

A Dublin developer has been advertising rentals within an apartment complex built without planning permission

Rental adverts for Larkfield House, which were placed without naming the building, have appeared online in recent weeks. The building was constructed without planning permission.

# south-dublin-county-council - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Books of condolence have been opened following the murder of Ana Kriegel

The 14-year-old was found dead last Thursday.

# south-dublin-county-council - Thursday 15 February, 2018

There has been a big falling out among councillors over social housing plans for Dublin's newest town

Four Independent councillors were removed from an alliance over disagreements.

# south-dublin-county-council - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced

Experts say the popularity of these devices in both commercial and domestic markets has skyrocketed in recent years.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 22 December, 2017

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'

Emergency services are joining forces for a new road safety campaign.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 25 September, 2017

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council

Sinn Féin raised concerns about the lack of integration between social and private housing, however.

# south-dublin-county-council - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Vandalism in south Dublin continues despite €20,000 investment in CCTV system

The council recently spent €20,000 on the security set-up.

# south-dublin-county-council - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'We need a full State investigation': Councillor who was on vaccine trial tables motion on inquiry

Francis Timmons only recently found out that he was on two vaccine trials at Madonna House in the early 1970s.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

South Dublin County Council to fly Palestinian flag for a month as "message of solidarity"

South Dublin County Council will become the fourth Irish local authority to fly the Palestinian flag.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 30 June, 2017

Former TD who said 'F**k you, Deputy Stagg' in the Dáil is elected mayor of South Dublin

Councillor Paul Gogarty replaces outgoing mayor Guss O’Connell.

# south-dublin-county-council - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Coillte defends controversial Hellfire Club project

Coillte said the development will bring the Dublin mountains to life for many of the city’s residents

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 10 February, 2017

Council-built house that was vacant for 10 years goes up for sale (for €200,000 less than it cost to build)

The house is up for sale with an asking price of €400,000.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Homeless numbers in south Dublin rose 60% in nine months

In October, there were 439 people on the council’s homeless register.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From The42 Tallaght Stadium set for new €1.9 million south stand ahead of 2018 season Boost

Tallaght Stadium set for new €1.9 million south stand ahead of 2018 season

Independent Socialist Councillor Dermot Looney tells The42 that the long-term plan is to have four stands in place.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 11 July, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa's local Dublin council has passed a motion seeking to bring him home

The motion calls on the Irish government to get publicly involved.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Seven-year-old awarded €35,000 after hitting his face on gate post

South Dublin County Council made the offer in court today.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 25 April, 2016

This musician and LGBT activist is the first senator elected to the new Seanad

Sinn Féin’s Warfield became the mayor of South Dublin after being elected to the council in 2014.

# south-dublin-county-council - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

There's a new emergency plan on the way for the M50

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has the wheels well in motion towards a new emergency response plan for major incidents on Ireland’s busiest road.

# south-dublin-county-council - Thursday 11 December, 2014

South Dublin County Council votes to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority

Francis Timmons proposed the motion, describing it as “one of Ireland’s biggest human rights issues”.

# south-dublin-county-council - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Dublin Sinn Féin councillor receives death threat warning him not to attend water protest meeting

Jonathan Graham says he will still attend the meeting, despite the threat.

# south-dublin-county-council - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks

Industrial action centred on staff pay cuts at the local authority.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute

Ongoing industrial dispute centres on pay cuts to council staff.

Council workers in South Dublin say today's LRC talks are the 'last chance' before a strike

IMPACT says a work stoppage will be held on Thursday if no agreement is made.

# south-dublin-county-council - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties

Labour Cllr Brendan Carr has said that, if implemented, the plan would amount to ‘punishing’ Dubliners for paying the LPT.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts

The offices will be closed today and on Thursday.

# south-dublin-county-council - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today

Their union say that their pay has been cut unilaterally.

# south-dublin-county-council - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Council rejects ‘premature’ motion to accept Bitcoin payments

Fianna Fáil’s Trevor Gilligan said he can see people paying their property tax and water charges in digital currencies in the future.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 18 November, 2013

Revealed: Here are the powers a directly-elected Dublin mayor could have

A directly-elected mayor would appoint a cabinet of politicians and non-politicians to administer the Dublin Metropolitan Region with responsibility for a wide range of areas, according to a draft report.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 18 October, 2013

Hogan on Dublin mayor plan: 'I might be 6' 5'' but I'm not going to lean in any direction'

The Minister isn’t giving much away about whether or not he’d like a directly-elected mayor for the capital.

# south-dublin-county-council - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Government has no plans to buy 274 acre Liffey Valley site

Campaigners want the lands at St Edmundsbury in Lucan bought to make up part of a proposed Liffey Valley Park, but nobody seems to have the money.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 29 July, 2013

Rescue charity concerned about change of dog pound

A Dog’s Life has said it will not be able to provide the same service to the new pound, and fears more dogs will be put down.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 22 July, 2013

Dublin’s 53 extra councillors will cost €1.5 million every year

The addition of more councillors in Dublin’s four local authorities will cost more but Phil Hogan insists there will be overall savings of over €3.6 million under his reforms.

# south-dublin-county-council - Thursday 18 July, 2013

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country

This year ‘Bin it Your Way’ adds TV and on-pack advertising to its campaign.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 11 February, 2013

Disruptions at Dublin and Galway council meetings over property tax

Meetings of South Dublin and Fingal county councils, and of Galway City Council, were interrupted by protestors.

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