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#Wicklow County Council

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 13 November, 2020

Pete Taylor seeks injunction to stop council evicting boxing club from premises
# Bray Boxing Club
# Bray Boxing Club

Pete Taylor seeks injunction to stop council evicting boxing club from premises

Nov 13th 2020, 4:31 PM 25,215 Views 0 Comments

The claim was brought after the council allegedly changed the locks on the premises in June 2018 after a shooting.

# wicklow-county-council - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Gardaí launch investigation into Wicklow County Council over allegations of planning irregularities
# Garda Probe
# Garda Probe

Gardaí launch investigation into Wicklow County Council over allegations of planning irregularities

May 15th 2019, 6:05 AM 48,201 Views 20 Comments

A number of sworn affidavits were handed over to Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy last week.

# wicklow-county-council - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'My house has flooded twice in my lifetime': Bray residents concerned about development on floodplain
# Flood Waters
# Flood Waters

'My house has flooded twice in my lifetime': Bray residents concerned about development on floodplain

Jan 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,116 Views 26 Comments

A Bray community group said the development of a town centre is planned on a natural floodplain that protects their homes.

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Sinn Féin expels three Wicklow councillors from party
# Council Row
# Council Row

Sinn Féin expels three Wicklow councillors from party

Sep 19th 2017, 3:17 PM 34,578 Views 72 Comments

One of the councillors, Gerry O’Neill, first heard the news from an RTÉ journalist.

# wicklow-county-council - Saturday 5 August, 2017

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds
# DMZ
From The42
# DMZ

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds

Aug 5th 2017, 9:14 AM 4,162 Views 9 Comments

Martin O’Connor doesn’t regret a controversial statement comparing Wicklow to North Korea.

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds

Aug 5th 2017, 6:00 AM 10,027 Views 13 Comments

Martin O’Connor doesn’t regret a controversial statement comparing Wicklow to North Korea.

# wicklow-county-council - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Housing estate where 7 people have died in blazes 'must be brought into new fire safety review'
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Housing estate where 7 people have died in blazes 'must be brought into new fire safety review'

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 21,309 Views 11 Comments

The new Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has ordered a fire safety review of all multi-story apartments in the State.

# wicklow-county-council - Sunday 7 May, 2017

A 75-year-old diver is stalling waste-dumping plans from Ireland's largest company
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

A 75-year-old diver is stalling waste-dumping plans from Ireland's largest company

May 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 22,593 Views 27 Comments

CRH subsidiary Roadstone has been delayed from filling a disused quarry with construction refuse.

# wicklow-county-council - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Irish Water to pump €200 million into plant to avoid undrinkable water
# Watering Wicklow
# Watering Wicklow

Irish Water to pump €200 million into plant to avoid undrinkable water

Nov 30th 2016, 2:20 PM 9,760 Views 28 Comments

Not everyone is in favour with the first major upgrade in 150 years of the Vartry scheme.

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste
# Ballynagran
# Ballynagran

'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 16,157 Views 21 Comments

“There was a failure to put in place any plans to deal with this – now Wicklow will become a dumping ground because of this failure.”

# wicklow-county-council - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

After 20 years of false starts, a big site in the centre of Bray is finally getting the go-ahead
# Florentine Centre
# Florentine Centre

After 20 years of false starts, a big site in the centre of Bray is finally getting the go-ahead

Nov 16th 2016, 3:32 PM 16,196 Views 8 Comments

The Florentine Centre has been earmarked for successive retail developments since 1996.

# wicklow-county-council - Monday 9 May, 2016

Homeless men end occupation of council building in Bray
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Homeless men end occupation of council building in Bray

May 9th 2016, 8:29 AM 17,055 Views 50 Comments

They had been protesting in the building since Thursday.

# wicklow-county-council - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Protest: Two homeless men have occupied a Bray council building
# Wicklow County Council
# Wicklow County Council

Protest: Two homeless men have occupied a Bray council building

May 7th 2016, 3:50 PM 21,685 Views 84 Comments

The men have been in the building since Thursday.

# wicklow-county-council - Monday 21 March, 2016

Glendalough food sellers launch court action against ice-cream van 'parked in front of their business'
# Glendalough
# Glendalough

Glendalough food sellers launch court action against ice-cream van 'parked in front of their business'

Mar 21st 2016, 6:31 PM 26,592 Views 0 Comments

The case was adjourned to next week.

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 17 October, 2014

Kelly: Language in water charges letter was "unhelpful and over the top"
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Kelly: Language in water charges letter was "unhelpful and over the top"

Oct 17th 2014, 10:58 PM 15,036 Views 98 Comments

The letter was sent to tenants who were part of the Rental Accommodation Scheme.

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 9 May, 2014

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 12,273 Views 31 Comments

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

# wicklow-county-council - Monday 11 November, 2013

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager defeated
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager defeated

Nov 11th 2013, 8:19 PM 8,884 Views 43 Comments

Wicklow County Council hired four men from a private security firm to attend the meeting today.

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Greystones Harbour ‘building site’ remains in limbo as developer dismisses community plan
# Community Fights Back
# Community Fights Back

Greystones Harbour ‘building site’ remains in limbo as developer dismisses community plan

Oct 29th 2013, 5:30 PM 19,343 Views 36 Comments

A pivotal town council meeting is taking place this evening, where town council members will decide whether to accept the Sisk or community plan.

# wicklow-county-council - Saturday 26 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Oct 26th 2013, 8:52 AM 8,744 Views 9 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know this morning as you start your weekend…

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

Oct 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,856 Views 10 Comments

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 25 October, 2013

Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths
# Bray Fire Officers
# Bray Fire Officers

Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths

Oct 25th 2013, 9:50 PM 11,236 Views 33 Comments

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007. The maximum possible fine was €3 million.

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths
# Courts
# Courts

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths

Oct 25th 2013, 8:25 AM 9,923 Views 32 Comments

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007.

# wicklow-county-council - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths
# Courts
# Courts

Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths

Jul 31st 2013, 2:14 PM 6,397 Views 21 Comments

Wicklow County Council pleaded guilty to three criminal charges related to the deaths of two firemen in Bray in 2007.

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 21 June, 2013

Labour councillors resign after Gilmore fails to meet them
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Labour councillors resign after Gilmore fails to meet them

Jun 21st 2013, 4:44 PM 7,807 Views 46 Comments

Two Wicklow county councillors joined TD Patrick Nulty in leaving the Labour Party today, citing the party’s “loss in credibility”.

# wicklow-county-council - Thursday 20 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Jun 20th 2013, 4:48 PM 4,346 Views 2 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths
# Bray
# Bray

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths

Jun 20th 2013, 12:48 PM 5,992 Views 19 Comments

The council was on trial for the deaths of two firefighters in a blaze that broke out in a disused building in Bray six years ago.

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jun 11th 2013, 8:40 AM 10,411 Views 5 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Wicklow Co Co must find the money to pay property tax on council houses
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Wicklow Co Co must find the money to pay property tax on council houses

Dec 18th 2012, 7:05 AM 9,092 Views 60 Comments

Wicklow County Manager Eddie Sheehy said there was “no provision in the budget for any payment in relation to local authority houses”.

# wicklow-county-council - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’

Sep 27th 2012, 7:01 AM 373 Views 18 Comments

Mary Murray, wife of one of the Bray fire men who lost their lives in a blaze five years ago says men who risk their lives are heroes.

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Wicklow County Council charged over fatal Bray fire
# Bray Fire
# Bray Fire

Wicklow County Council charged over fatal Bray fire

Jun 21st 2011, 12:09 PM 727 Views 0 Comments

Two fireman were killed by the blaze in 2007.