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# dublin-city-council - Yesterday’s News

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 Art

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?

Dublin City Council to re-open number of public services as Phase One begins on Monday

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar yesterday confirmed that Phase One of easing restrictions will begin on Monday.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Dubliners asked to submit items of their Covid-19 lockdown lives to be archived

Dublin City Library wants to hear from people who find themselves in “extraordinary and often difficult” circumstances:

# dublin-city-council - Monday 11 May, 2020

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation

The number of families in emergency accommodation is now at its lowest point since May 2017.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Build a bird bath or install a pond? This new free government guide will show how to promote wildlife in your garden

Dublin residents can order a hard copy of the guide from Dublin City Council, or view it online.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Council staff told to 'immediately' report intimidation incidents after protection payment court case

Dublin City Council’s Chief Executive wrote to staff in recent days.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Only 'minor increase' in Dublin city centre traffic levels over last fortnight

New data released by Dublin City Council shows a 60%-70% decrease in traffic since mid-March.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 1 May, 2020

Council investigated 400 short-term lets but won't be tracking rental ads during Covid-19

There has been speculation surrounding the number of rental properties in Dublin being advertised in recent weeks.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 30 April, 2020

There's been a 50% surge in requests to deal with illegal dumping in Dublin

The authority called the increase “disappointing and unacceptable”.

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

Reduce mowing and phasing out chemicals: Dublin City Council's plans for 'wilding' of landscape

The council said that many parks, and all playgrounds, are now chemical-free.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 9 April, 2020

'Really disappointing', 'it's not right': Dumping in Dublin has increased during the Covid-19 shutdown

Local authorities in the cities of Dublin, Galway, and Waterford have reported increases in illegal dumping in the past three weeks.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers

Planning permission was granted after revised plans for the mesh security gate were lodged.

'People are upset': Councils close allotments because of Covid-19

Locals have raised concerns about the closure of the allotments.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 23 March, 2020

Dublin businesses who need to defer rates payments advised to contact council

Businesses had been asking that rates be waived, rather than deferred, to help them stay afloat.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Call for crackdown on contractors dumping waste at Ballyfermot site after council spends €500k on cleanup

Dublin City Council has admitted there’s an “impasse” in dealing with the illegal dumping at Labre Park.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 2 March, 2020

Council approves trial Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays

Councillors voted to move ahead with the temporary scheme at a meeting this evening.

On trial: The long and bumpy road to Dublin's Liffey cycle route

Councilors are due to vote on a temporary route after further delays emerged last year.

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