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# dublin-city-council - Thursday 15 October, 2020

865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August

There were 8,702 people in emergency accommodation nationwide in August.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 5 October, 2020

Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List'

The Council had requested in its ‘Wish List’ to Minister Eamon Ryan that taxis be banned from a number of bus lanes in Dublin.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 2 October, 2020

Council to take legal action against developer over O'Rahilly house demolition

The property at 40 Herbert Park, which once belonged to the 1916 leader, was bulldozed by a company developing the site on Tuesday morning.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Council asked to inspect demolished former home of 1916 leader four weeks ago

Dublin city councillors had passed a motion earlier this month to have the property added to the Record of Protected Structures.

'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin

The property at 40 Herbert Park was bulldozed this morning.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated

Historian Kyle Leyden has argued that there are “definite issues” with the statues – even if they are not depicting slaves.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Fine Gael councillor apologises after trying to have HAP tenant relocated while acting as estate agent

Danny Byrne was found in breach of the Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act by Dublin City Council.

Councillor tried to have HAP tenant relocated from property while acting as estate agent

Fine Gael Councillor Danny Byrne has been found in breach of the Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act by Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Opinion: Dublin City Council's decision to cut Local Property Tax will only favour the wealthy

Dublin City Council councillors last night voted in favour of retaining a 15% cut. Here, Michael Pidgeon argues why he believes this to be a regressive step.

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation

It’s understood the organisers of the party do not live in the flats and that drugs were widely available on the night.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 18 September, 2020

Council says Dublin pubs, cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve outside if they meet certain conditions

Such establishments can only cater for outdoor dining from tomorrow.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 3 September, 2020

One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award

Three of the shortlisted novels are in translation.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended

500 parking spaces have been allocated for healthcare workers in city centre car parks.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 15 August, 2020

A spike in seagulls? Locals in Dublin have concerns but experts say lockdown isn't to blame

The seagull population of Dublin is now at its peak.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 14 August, 2020

Pedestrianisation trials in Dublin city centre extended until end of August

The council extended the trial period due to the “extremely positive feedback”.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again

Dublin City Council has begun a campaign aimed at supporting hospitality and retail sectors in the city.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals

Healthcare workers were not being charged to park in the vicinity of hospitals during the pandemic.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Locals campaign against proposed 15 storey residential tower in Dublin

The proposal is for 48 apartments in a building in Ringsend.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 31 July, 2020

Art historian says sculptures removed from Shelbourne Hotel did not depict slaves

The University of London lecturer said that the women were instead princesses.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel

Four bronze statues depicting two Nubian princesses from the lower Nile and their slave girls holding torches were recently removed.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 27 July, 2020

'A private company is not a community service': Council asks for ideas on how to redevelop Fruit & Vegetable Market amid Councillor concerns

The Fruit & Vegetable Market, located off Capel Street on Dublin’s Northside, closed last year after 127 years of wholesale trading.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run

The pedestrianisation trials take place over four consecutive weekends starting today.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Council gives green light to plans for development of over 1,000 residential units in Dublin

The plans include 992 build-to-rent apartments and 110 apartments on the outskirts of Dublin

# dublin-city-council - Friday 10 July, 2020

'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool

Concerns have been raised around the proposal to have the facility built and operated by a private entity.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

'He'd look like the Blair Witch Project': Proposal to install uplighting at Luke Kelly sculpture for security rejected

One member of the public requested the Luke Kelly head be relocated to Kilbarrack where it “would be appreciated”.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 6 July, 2020

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces

The announcement was made as the newly elected Lord Mayor Hazel Chu today launched ‘Sculpture Dublin’.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 5 July, 2020

'Overall residential quality' among the concerns Dublin City Council has about Jervis co-living plans

Dublin City Council has requested additional information from the applicants to address a number of matters with the proposed development.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 3 July, 2020

North Dublin apartment block given green light despite objection from local pub

An Bord Pleanála overturned the Council’s original decision in August 2019.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions

Productions like Normal People, Penny Dreadful and The Rhythm Section were all shot on location in Dublin.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 29 June, 2020

Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Chu was elected following a vote of councillors this evening.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 22 June, 2020

Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties

The council’s proceedings are against Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months

Charities are asking the government to take action to prevent more homelessness in the wake of the pandemic.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased

The local authority indicated improvements are needed to walking/cycling routes in a report published in May.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 8 June, 2020

Dublin City Council to re-open playgrounds tomorrow in reversal of initial plans for Phase Two

The council initially said last week that it would not open its playgrounds as part of Phase Two.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Public toilets installed at top of Dublin's Grafton Street with more facilities to be rolled out across the city

Dublin City Council said that there will be a lack of facilities like bathrooms available to the public while pubs and restaurants remain closed.

Dublin City Council says it can't re-open playgrounds as they're not supervised

DCC Deputy Chief Executive Brendan Kenny said he didn’t think any local authority in the country had supervised playgrounds.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 1 June, 2020

Council 'investigating avenues' to solve public toilet issue in Dublin as restrictions ease

A Council spokesperson said it is “acutely aware of this issue” and is “working to come up with a solution.”

# dublin-city-council - Friday 29 May, 2020

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown

Man Who Didn’t Call by Rosie Walsh tops the list for e-books.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Proposal for playground in 1798 Rebellion memorial park branded 'immoral'

Fine Gael Cllr Ray McAdam believes a playground would increase footfall and offset anti-social behaviour in the park.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Coronavirus has forced some councils to take a new approach to local democracy

Some are sitting, some aren’t – how are councils in Dublin responding to Covid-19?

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