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#South Dublin County Council

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

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks
# Impact
# Impact

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks

Jul 9th 2014, 6:34 PM 4,944 Views 7 Comments

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
# Talks
# Talks

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute

Jul 8th 2014, 10:52 PM 7,112 Views 4 Comments

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
# Talks
# Talks

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

Jul 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,657 Views 8 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 11,092 Views 16 Comments

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
# Punishment
# Punishment

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

Jun 27th 2014, 5:40 PM 15,670 Views 105 Comments

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
# Impact
# Impact

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts

Jun 24th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,709 Views 47 Comments

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
# Public Offices
# Public Offices

Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today

May 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,207 Views 42 Comments

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
# Bitcoin
# Bitcoin

Council rejects ‘premature’ motion to accept Bitcoin payments

Dec 14th 2013, 7:56 PM 18,169 Views 59 Comments

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
# Dublin Mayor
# Dublin Mayor

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

Nov 18th 2013, 6:42 PM 13,565 Views 37 Comments

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'
# Dublin Mayor
# Dublin Mayor

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

Oct 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,637 Views 59 Comments

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
# Liffey Valley Park
# Liffey Valley Park

Government has no plans to buy 274 acre Liffey Valley site

Sep 25th 2013, 4:54 PM 12,264 Views 15 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Rescue charity concerned about change of dog pound

Jul 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 18,129 Views 42 Comments

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
# Dublin Councillors
# Dublin Councillors

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

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:30 AM 6,242 Views 43 Comments

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
# Bin It Your Way
# Bin It Your Way

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

Jul 18th 2013, 5:40 PM 3,872 Views 14 Comments

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
# Household Tax
# Household Tax

Disruptions at Dublin and Galway council meetings over property tax

Feb 11th 2013, 7:37 PM 7,502 Views 142 Comments

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

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

'Fix Your Street' website to be rolled out nationally by end of year
# Fix Your STreet
# Fix Your STreet

'Fix Your Street' website to be rolled out nationally by end of year

Oct 16th 2012, 4:13 PM 9,127 Views 25 Comments

The website allowing people to report graffiti, leaks, litter, dumping and more will be available in the coming months.

# south-dublin-county-council - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

VIDEO: Bin* attacks old lady in South Dublin
# Bin Caught Out
From The Daily Edge
# Bin Caught Out

VIDEO: Bin* attacks old lady in South Dublin

Oct 10th 2012, 6:26 PM 21,506 Views 28 Comments

*Well, a man dressed as a bin. She shouldn’t have littered then, should she?

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 1 October, 2012

Dublin councils have spent €91 million on Poolbeg plant so far
# Incinerator
# Incinerator

Dublin councils have spent €91 million on Poolbeg plant so far

Oct 1st 2012, 1:45 PM 4,981 Views 21 Comments

Dublin city manager John Tierney says the council is looking to extend the deadline for construction to begin on the site.

# south-dublin-county-council - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Explainer: Does Dublin need a directly-elected mayor and how likely is it?
# Local Governent
# Local Governent

Explainer: Does Dublin need a directly-elected mayor and how likely is it?

May 20th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,558 Views 20 Comments

It has been suggested for years, it even came close to happening two years ago but what chance a Boris Johnson or a Micheal Bloomberg for Dublin and Ireland’s other cities. TheJournal.ie investigates…

# south-dublin-county-council - Thursday 19 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 19th 2012, 8:03 PM 4,578 Views 4 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 12 March, 2012

Dogs saved from death at Irish pound win big at Crufts
# Wags To Riches
From The Daily Edge
# Wags To Riches

Dogs saved from death at Irish pound win big at Crufts

Mar 12th 2012, 9:20 AM 6,907 Views 14 Comments

Two dogs rescued from a pound in Co Meath – where they were days away from being put down – win at the prestigious dog show.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 26 September, 2011

Focus turns to councils as McGrath deals blow to Norris hopes
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Focus turns to councils as McGrath deals blow to Norris hopes

Sep 26th 2011, 7:28 AM 911 Views 52 Comments

Independent TD Mattie McGrath says he won’t be signing David Norris’s nomination papers, as four councils prepare to meet.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 23 September, 2011

Norris and Dana's presidential hopes boosted as councils to meet next week
# Race For The Cllrs
# Race For The Cllrs

Norris and Dana's presidential hopes boosted as councils to meet next week

Sep 23rd 2011, 7:23 PM 892 Views 19 Comments

Both now appear likely to receive enough support from local authorities to ensure they get on the ballot paper when nominations close next Wednesday.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

U2 graffiti, dog poop and man-sized potholes - welcome to FixYourStreet.ie
# Fix Your STreet
From The Daily Edge
# Fix Your STreet

U2 graffiti, dog poop and man-sized potholes - welcome to FixYourStreet.ie

Aug 9th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,499 Views 8 Comments

The new website, aimed at identifying ‘non-emergency issues’ like potholes and illegal dumping, has attracted hundreds of complaints since it launched last week.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

New website will fix potholes and streetlights... via Twitter
# Tweet Relief
# Tweet Relief

New website will fix potholes and streetlights... via Twitter

Aug 2nd 2011, 8:36 AM 1,113 Views 8 Comments

Fixyourstreet.ie allows residents to report local problems online or in a tweet – and the government has promised to respond to every single one.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 20 June, 2011

"The Robbie Keane Stand" - coming soon to Tallaght Stadium?
# What's In A Name?
From The42
# What's In A Name?

"The Robbie Keane Stand" - coming soon to Tallaght Stadium?

Jun 20th 2011, 6:26 PM 961 Views 0 Comments

Motion to consider renaming a stand in the striker’s honour was passed by Tallaght Area Committee this afternoon.

# south-dublin-county-council - Monday 28 March, 2011

Council demands builder contribution to costs at mould-ravaged development
# Balgaddy
# Balgaddy

Council demands builder contribution to costs at mould-ravaged development

Mar 28th 2011, 5:13 PM 2,434 Views 0 Comments

The local authority housing development at Balgaddy, near Clondalkin, was only completed in 2007.

# south-dublin-county-council - Friday 10 December, 2010

Cuts to Dublin water supply to continue over weekend
# Water
# Water

Cuts to Dublin water supply to continue over weekend

Dec 10th 2010, 3:32 PM 917 Views 1 Comment

Water supplies in Dublin city, greater Dublin, and Wicklow will be disrupted for at least another three days.

# south-dublin-county-council - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Dublin to be hit by county-wide water cut
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin to be hit by county-wide water cut

Dec 7th 2010, 1:40 PM 1,645 Views 1 Comment

# south-dublin-county-council - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Water supplies return to Tallaght after earlier outage
# Water Disruption
# Water Disruption

Water supplies return to Tallaght after earlier outage

Aug 11th 2010, 12:27 PM 134 Views 0 Comments