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# dublin-city-council - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Heads of Dublin's local authorities express support for directly elected mayor
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Heads of Dublin's local authorities express support for directly elected mayor

Sun 1:30 PM 10,766 Views 12 Comments

The mayors of the four local authorities in Dublin spoke at a panel discussion at the Dublin Citizens’ Assembly on a directly elected mayor.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Dublin City Council ordered to pay tenants €11,000 over ‘damp, mould and mildew’ in flat
# Compensation
# Compensation

Dublin City Council ordered to pay tenants €11,000 over ‘damp, mould and mildew’ in flat

May 12th 2022, 5:16 PM 24,640 Views 0 Comments

An engineer told the court that there were also defects with regard to ventilation, insulation, flooding, overcrowding.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Planning permission for build to rent scheme in Dublin refused after objections
# Dublin
# Dublin

Planning permission for build to rent scheme in Dublin refused after objections

May 5th 2022, 4:39 PM 21,228 Views 29 Comments

Planning permission for the eight storey scheme near Drumcondra Road Lower in Dublin 9 was refused after objections.

Shelbourne look set to remain at Tolka Park following Dublin City Council recommendations
# Major Boost
From The42
# Major Boost

Shelbourne look set to remain at Tolka Park following Dublin City Council recommendations

May 5th 2022, 1:22 PM 8,688 Views 8 Comments

DCC chief executive Owen Keegan says the ground should be redeveloped along with Richmond Park and Dalymount Park.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

City centre businesses vote to retain DublinTown organisation for another five years
# Dublin Town
# Dublin Town

City centre businesses vote to retain DublinTown organisation for another five years

Apr 20th 2022, 3:12 PM 11,875 Views 14 Comments

Out of 2,500 eligible businesses, just over 1,200 took part in the plebiscite on the future of the scheme.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year

Apr 19th 2022, 4:32 PM 9,235 Views 7 Comments

Figures recorded by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive show that 91 people were sleeping rough in Dublin from 28 March to 3 April.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 18 April, 2022

Councillors criticise housing minister for cap on second-hand homes for public purchase
# Housing
# Housing

Councillors criticise housing minister for cap on second-hand homes for public purchase

Apr 18th 2022, 2:31 PM 37,621 Views 42 Comments

The total number of private homes that can be bought by all 31 local authorities is limited to 200 per year.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Council seeking new developer to overhaul former Ballymun Shopping Centre site
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Council seeking new developer to overhaul former Ballymun Shopping Centre site

Apr 13th 2022, 6:15 AM 18,811 Views 7 Comments

Plans have been proposed for 300 residential units and 41,000 square metres of commercial and mixed use for the site.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

3Olympia may retain 'iconic' red exterior as Council rejects elements of planned changes to facade
# Olympia Threeatre
# Olympia Threeatre

3Olympia may retain 'iconic' red exterior as Council rejects elements of planned changes to facade

Apr 6th 2022, 4:10 PM 12,858 Views 9 Comments

The application sought to have the red exterior repainted grey as well as a new art deco arch built.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Owners of Dublin apartments have to pay €500k for fire safety repairs
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Owners of Dublin apartments have to pay €500k for fire safety repairs

Apr 5th 2022, 6:00 PM 47,038 Views 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Apartments are in Kilmainham, Dublin 8.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 1 April, 2022

Gerry Hutch and Dowdall fail in bids to prevent their murder trials being heard by non-jury court
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Gerry Hutch and Dowdall fail in bids to prevent their murder trials being heard by non-jury court

Apr 1st 2022, 6:47 PM 24,816 Views 0 Comments

‘The Monk’ and the ex-Sinn Féin councillor argued they shouldn’t be tried before the non-jury Special Criminal Court over the 2016 Regency Hotel attack.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 28 March, 2022

New plans submitted for almost 700 apartments on former RTÉ land in Dublin
# Montrose
# Montrose

New plans submitted for almost 700 apartments on former RTÉ land in Dublin

Mar 28th 2022, 11:46 AM 17,322 Views 20 Comments

The development proposes to build the apartments in ten blocks, the highest of which is 16 storeys.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Permission granted to build one of Ireland's tallest buildings on site of former Apollo House
# Dublin
# Dublin

Permission granted to build one of Ireland's tallest buildings on site of former Apollo House

Mar 20th 2022, 7:30 AM 49,862 Views 34 Comments

The development on Tara Street is taller than the Capital Dock by three metres.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Council drops civil action against Stoneybatter resident feeding 'nuisance' pigeons
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Council drops civil action against Stoneybatter resident feeding 'nuisance' pigeons

Mar 15th 2022, 3:00 PM 22,223 Views 6 Comments

The council claimed the man caused a nuisance by feeding feral pigeons at his home.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 7 March, 2022

Dublin City Council to fly Ukrainian flags in various locations in show of support
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Dublin City Council to fly Ukrainian flags in various locations in show of support

Mar 7th 2022, 2:41 PM 9,549 Views 28 Comments

The Samuel Beckett Bridge will also display the Ukrainian flag each night.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Council says dog fouling is 'serious challenge' as figures reveal no fines issued in 2021
# Poo Diligence
# Poo Diligence

Council says dog fouling is 'serious challenge' as figures reveal no fines issued in 2021

Feb 10th 2022, 6:30 AM 12,360 Views 43 Comments

Some local authority areas in Dublin city have not issued a fine in five years.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 7 February, 2022

Dublin councillors again defer vote to fill Anthony Flynn's council seat
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin councillors again defer vote to fill Anthony Flynn's council seat

Feb 7th 2022, 5:57 PM 9,165 Views 0 Comments

ICHH volunteer Geraldine Molloy was put forward last October by a number of Independent councillors to fill the seat.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 4 February, 2022

DCC plans to update building height limits for Dublin city, with potential for 25 storeys or more
# Dublin Skyline
# Dublin Skyline

DCC plans to update building height limits for Dublin city, with potential for 25 storeys or more

Feb 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,320 Views 67 Comments
  • The new draft Dublin City Development Plan details changes to height limits within the city, writes Tadgh McNally.
  • DCC City Planning Officer John O'Hara said that these new changes would allow for some buildings to reach up to 25 storeys.
  • The current highest building in Dublin city is the Capital Docks, at 22 storeys tall.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 30 January, 2022

'A more compact city': Dublin should look at a more European housing model, says city planner
# Apartment Living
# Apartment Living

'A more compact city': Dublin should look at a more European housing model, says city planner

Jan 30th 2022, 9:00 PM 34,364 Views 57 Comments

John O’Hara said that people need to want to live in these apartments, and that they should be of high standard.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Dublin parking prices will increase by up to 30 cent per hour from next week
# Pay And Display
# Pay And Display

Dublin parking prices will increase by up to 30 cent per hour from next week

Jan 26th 2022, 4:17 PM 24,833 Views 54 Comments

Dublin City Council says prices are going up to deter long stay parking and to encourage people not to use cars.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 24 January, 2022

New Dublin development plan set to restrict the construction of Build to Rent apartments
# Apartment Living
# Apartment Living

New Dublin development plan set to restrict the construction of Build to Rent apartments

Jan 24th 2022, 3:43 PM 16,501 Views 5 Comments

The new Draft Dublin City Development Plan 2022-2028 is currently open to public submissions.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 14 January, 2022

Hammerson approved by Dublin City Council to redevelop  O'Connell and Moore Street
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Hammerson approved by Dublin City Council to redevelop O'Connell and Moore Street

Jan 14th 2022, 1:16 PM 23,056 Views 21 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald and the grandson of 1916 leader James Connolly have criticised the planned development.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 7 January, 2022

Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year
# Dog Fouling
# Dog Fouling

Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year

Jan 7th 2022, 11:20 AM 21,800 Views 45 Comments

A new report shows all four notices issued by Dublin City Council last year were linked to dog fouling events.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

DCC says 'no low hanging fruit' when it comes to vacant houses in the capital
# Housing
# Housing

DCC says 'no low hanging fruit' when it comes to vacant houses in the capital

Dec 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,673 Views 15 Comments

The Deputy Chief Executive of the council says the assumption that there are over 30,000 plus vacant units in Dublin City needs to be diffused.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Complaints from people staying in Dublin homeless hostels jump from 34 in 2020 to 122 in 2021
# Dublin
# Dublin

Complaints from people staying in Dublin homeless hostels jump from 34 in 2020 to 122 in 2021

Dec 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,654 Views 0 Comments
  • The complaints related to drug use, alleged bullying and conditions in the facilities, Órla Ryan reports
  • A number of people reported being harassed or attacked by other residents
  • One person said the bed covers in their hostel were "covered in blood"

# dublin-city-council - Monday 6 December, 2021

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement
# Ichh
# Ichh

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement

Dec 6th 2021, 12:01 AM 13,294 Views 0 Comments
  • Councillors were due to vote on replacing Anthony Flynn in October but were split over how to proceed
  • Some councillors are backing a volunteer from Inner City Helping Homeless, the charity Flynn co-founded
  • However others say the vote should be deferred until various investigations are complete, writes Órla Ryan

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity
# Christmas Market
# Christmas Market

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity

Dec 5th 2021, 1:30 PM 29,095 Views 27 Comments

After operating at a limited capacity last year, the market is now back with a full trading capacity.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Criticism of Council vote in favour of approving Oscar Traynor development in north Dublin
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Criticism of Council vote in favour of approving Oscar Traynor development in north Dublin

Nov 23rd 2021, 4:08 PM 19,073 Views 14 Comments

The 850-home development was rejected by councillors before, but has been approved after the proportion of social homes increased.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 12 November, 2021

Met Éireann office and Casino in Marino on new list for protected status
# Protected Structures
# Protected Structures

Met Éireann office and Casino in Marino on new list for protected status

Nov 12th 2021, 2:51 PM 15,229 Views 6 Comments

They include the Met Office in Glasnevin, the Casino in Marino and the baths in Clontarf.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 8 November, 2021

Controversial development of 1,600 rental units in Drumcondra granted approval
# Holy Cross College
# Holy Cross College

Controversial development of 1,600 rental units in Drumcondra granted approval

Nov 8th 2021, 3:41 PM 30,464 Views 53 Comments

The development has been the focus of significant public opposition, including from Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 5 November, 2021

€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged

Nov 5th 2021, 8:27 PM 22,538 Views 14 Comments

Developers of the scheme are challenging a condition attached to the planning permission.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 1 November, 2021

Dublin City Council issues tender for Moore Street market operator
# Street Traders
# Street Traders

Dublin City Council issues tender for Moore Street market operator

Nov 1st 2021, 1:37 PM 18,821 Views 10 Comments

The successful bidder would manage the market from Thursday-Sunday between 9.30am to 10pm.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Eight in ten people want Capel Street fully pedestrianised, survey finds
# Dublin
# Dublin

Eight in ten people want Capel Street fully pedestrianised, survey finds

Oct 28th 2021, 8:38 AM 17,063 Views 49 Comments

Dublin City Council ran a pedestrianisation trial on Parliament Street and Capel Street in recent months.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Dublin City Council begins legal action over demolition of The O’Rahilly house
# Michael Joseph O'Rahilly
# Michael Joseph O'Rahilly

Dublin City Council begins legal action over demolition of The O’Rahilly house

Oct 26th 2021, 6:06 PM 35,355 Views 0 Comments

The court was told the case against Derryroe Ltd and the co-defendants was the “unauthorised demolition” of The O’Rahilly House.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 4:52 PM 21,458 Views 48 Comments

Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass visited Ireland in 1845.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 18 October, 2021

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square
# I'm A Little Teapot
# I'm A Little Teapot

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square

Oct 18th 2021, 1:30 PM 33,202 Views 31 Comments

Smithfield Utah is the second of six sculptures being created as part of Dublin City Council’s Sculpture Dublin initiative.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 16 October, 2021

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?
# Profile
# Profile

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?

Oct 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,555 Views 32 Comments

Protesters and politicians called on the council chief to resign this week.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan apologises for 'sarcastic' comment to Students' Union
# Accommodation Crisis
# Accommodation Crisis

Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan apologises for 'sarcastic' comment to Students' Union

Oct 13th 2021, 5:30 PM 20,916 Views 21 Comments

Owen Keegan came under heavy fire after saying that students’ unions should become developers to fix the accommodation crisis.

Students protest Dublin City Council over CEO Keegan’s comments on student housing
# Owen Keegan
# Owen Keegan

Students protest Dublin City Council over CEO Keegan’s comments on student housing

Oct 13th 2021, 3:05 PM 17,259 Views 18 Comments

The protest heard several calls for Owen Keegan to resign as the council’s chief executive.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Taoiseach says Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan should withdraw comments on student housing
# Dismissive Comments
# Dismissive Comments

Taoiseach says Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan should withdraw comments on student housing

Oct 12th 2021, 10:25 PM 54,811 Views 50 Comments

“I couldn’t believe it, I thought it was facile. I just didn’t understand the point he was making.”

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