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#Dublin City Council

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Dublin City Council carrying out investigations after complaints over LED billboard in Rathmines
# Digital Signage
# Digital Signage

Dublin City Council carrying out investigations after complaints over LED billboard in Rathmines

Sep 15th 2022, 4:48 PM 27,427 Views 21 Comments

The council has received multiple complaints about the sign.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Planning application for Oscar Traynor Road site to be submitted in the 'coming months'
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Planning application for Oscar Traynor Road site to be submitted in the 'coming months'

Sep 8th 2022, 5:35 PM 15,328 Views 5 Comments

Development on the site was officially agreed last November, with 35 councillors voting in favour.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Close to €50 million paid out by DCC for claims from trips and falls since 2017
# Trips And Falls
# Trips And Falls

Close to €50 million paid out by DCC for claims from trips and falls since 2017

Sep 6th 2022, 11:15 AM 20,861 Views 33 Comments

Almost €5.7 million has been paid out so far this year by DCC.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 1 September, 2022

South Dublin residents concerned over 'ghettoised population' from 'build to rent' scheme
# Milltown
# Milltown

South Dublin residents concerned over 'ghettoised population' from 'build to rent' scheme

Sep 1st 2022, 6:16 PM 101,701 Views 46 Comments

Twenty objections have been lodged against the proposed 63 unit scheme.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 15 August, 2022

Planning refused for 364 unit build-to-rent apartment on Terenure College lands
# Dublin
# Dublin

Planning refused for 364 unit build-to-rent apartment on Terenure College lands

Aug 15th 2022, 5:05 PM 32,731 Views 23 Comments

Dublin City Council has refused planning permission due to transportation issues connected to the scheme.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 14 August, 2022

Amazon secures planning permission for two new data centres in north Dublin
# Clonshaugh
# Clonshaugh

Amazon secures planning permission for two new data centres in north Dublin

Aug 14th 2022, 2:19 PM 47,614 Views 49 Comments

The US multinational has estimated that between 15 and 58 staff will work at the site while up to 400 will be employed during construction.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Last remaining textile mill in Ireland to be restored by Dublin City Council
# Kilmainham Mill
# Kilmainham Mill

Last remaining textile mill in Ireland to be restored by Dublin City Council

Aug 11th 2022, 5:33 PM 35,531 Views 6 Comments

The restoration of Kilmainham Mill is expected to cost €1.7 million.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Dublin City Council look to scale back Dalymount Park project amid rising cost concerns
# Change Of Plan
From The42
# Change Of Plan

Dublin City Council look to scale back Dalymount Park project amid rising cost concerns

Updated Jul 28th 2022, 8:23 AM 25,142 Views 26 Comments

An estimated cost of €52 million has been deemed “potentially unviable for any benefit it will return over its life cycle”.

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

Dublin's Parliament St to be pedestrianised three evenings a week until the end of August
# Pedestrianisation
# Pedestrianisation

Dublin's Parliament St to be pedestrianised three evenings a week until the end of August

Jul 20th 2022, 2:25 PM 14,060 Views 10 Comments

The street will be closed to traffic between 6:30pm and 11pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday until the end of next month.

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

Dame Street and College Green going 'traffic-free' to host summer event next month
# Traffic-free Sunday
# Traffic-free Sunday

Dame Street and College Green going 'traffic-free' to host summer event next month

Jul 18th 2022, 9:46 AM 24,542 Views 24 Comments

Bus stops and taxi ranks will move to accommodate the traffic-free area.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 8 July, 2022

DCC advises against €1.15bn housing project for north Dublin due to traffic concerns
# Belcamp
# Belcamp

DCC advises against €1.15bn housing project for north Dublin due to traffic concerns

Jul 8th 2022, 5:23 PM 26,047 Views 11 Comments

The city council recommended that An Bord Pleanála refuse planning permission for the ambitious housing scheme.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 4 July, 2022

Lifeguard headbutted and council staff spat on while working for Dublin's local authorities
# Dublin
# Dublin

Lifeguard headbutted and council staff spat on while working for Dublin's local authorities

Jul 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 37,212 Views 17 Comments
  • Staff at the four councils were subjected to dozens of instances of verbal abuse and physical assaults since 2018.
  • Reports include sexual harassment and attempts by members of the public to damage workers' vehicles.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 24 June, 2022

Dublin City Council to ramp up night-time power washing of streets
# I've Got The Power
# I've Got The Power

Dublin City Council to ramp up night-time power washing of streets

Jun 24th 2022, 3:05 PM 20,799 Views 17 Comments

Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland said that the power-washing schedule has not always been fully met since footfall in the city centre increased.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 20 June, 2022

Beer garden off O'Connell Street used by three pubs faces closure due to hotel development
# Last Orders
# Last Orders

Beer garden off O'Connell Street used by three pubs faces closure due to hotel development

Jun 20th 2022, 11:35 AM 84,904 Views 51 Comments

The beer garden, shared by Fibber Magee’s, The Living Room and Murray’s, has been described as a ‘unique cultural centre’.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Plaque unveiled to commemorate Dr Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen
# Plaque
# Plaque

Plaque unveiled to commemorate Dr Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen

Jun 19th 2022, 2:15 PM 19,074 Views 8 Comments

The women founded Ireland’s first hospital for children in 1919.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard
# Kevin Street Lower
# Kevin Street Lower

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard

Jun 18th 2022, 8:00 PM 36,339 Views 17 Comments

The digital display would have an ‘adverse impact’ on residents, Dublin City Council said.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 13 June, 2022

Dublin declared an 'LGBTIQ+ Freedom Zone' by city council
# Pride
# Pride

Dublin declared an 'LGBTIQ+ Freedom Zone' by city council

Jun 13th 2022, 8:38 PM 23,161 Views 58 Comments

It follows the European Parliament’s declaration last year that the EU was to be an LGBTIQ+ Freedom Zone.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 12 June, 2022

New Aldi supermarket for Finglas blocked over interference with Luas Green Line extension
# Aldi
# Aldi

New Aldi supermarket for Finglas blocked over interference with Luas Green Line extension

Jun 12th 2022, 2:56 PM 27,479 Views 10 Comments

The plans would have doubled the size of the existing supermarket and reduced the number of parking spaces.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 30 May, 2022

Dublin's Eblana Theatre to be converted into training centre for Bus Éireann staff
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

Dublin's Eblana Theatre to be converted into training centre for Bus Éireann staff

May 30th 2022, 8:43 AM 19,975 Views 10 Comments

The proposed change of use of the facility is part of Bus Éireann’s plans to move its headquarters from Broadstone to Busáras.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 27 May, 2022

Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council
# Planning Law
# Planning Law

Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council

May 27th 2022, 7:05 PM 10,050 Views 0 Comments

The group has been in a five-year court dispute over three murals around the city.

# 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

May 22nd 2022, 1:30 PM 10,835 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 24,869 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 21,414 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 9,002 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 11,943 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 9,334 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 38,144 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 19,006 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 12,891 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 47,373 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 24,956 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 17,432 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 52,037 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 22,394 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 9,607 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 12,443 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 9,186 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 29,211 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 34,561 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 24,882 Views 54 Comments

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

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