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# 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.

Copper Face Jacks, Tayto and Bohemians FC sent warning letters by Dublin City Council over murals

The council sent 35 letters under the Planning and Development Act in recent years.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Temporary Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays to be in place by August

The planned route will consist of road markings, bollards and lane separators along the quays.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Johnny Ronan re-submits application for Docklands apartment blocks following High Court decision

Dublin City Council had taken a judicial review in its first legal challenge to a planning permission grant by An Bord Pleanála.

Council considers 'retail-based' model to provide public toilets in Dublin city centre

Councillors say Dublin City Council should already be providing public toilets in the city centre.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Dublin City Council starts legal bid to remove 'Horseboy' and David Attenborough murals

The murals did not have permission of the city’s planning department.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 24 February, 2020

Fianna Fáil's Tom Brabazon elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

A special vote of the council took place this evening, following the election of former Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe.

Poll: Do you feel safe in public parks after dark? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe in public parks after dark?

Dublin City Council said it does not encourage anyone to enter into a public park after dark.

Should you enter a public park after dark? Dublin City Council says it's 'common sense' not to

Councillors asked if extra lights could be added to some parks. The council said this would “give a false sense of safety”.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 21 February, 2020

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019

One hotel received payments between €4 million and €5 million.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Mystery objector successfully stalling Dublin city centre getting its first new cinema in years

Legal firm Arthur Cox says the company behind objection doesn’t exist.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Permission granted for new co-living development just 1km from Dublin city

Dublin City Council refused permission for the development last year.

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

Permission granted for 657 new homes beside Dublin park despite strong local opposition

An Bord Pleanála granted permission for the development despite opposition from hundreds of locals.

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

Council seeks €30 million in Government funding for City Library at Parnell Square

An Bord Pleanála granted planning permission for the City Library last May.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 7 February, 2020

Planning permission granted for 97-unit shared co-living accommodation in Rathmines

The council has given the project the green light in spite of concerns expressed by a small number of locals.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 3 February, 2020

Design of major new Dublin suburb with 3,500 planned homes approved by council

The new area will be known as Poolbeg West.

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

'People are afraid, people are anxious': Former Assistant Garda Commissioner sets out roadmap for Darndale's future

Jack Nolan’s report examining Darndale in North Dublin will be published in May.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 24 January, 2020

Here's where the top 10 clamping blackspots were in Dublin city last year

The number of vehicles clamped in Dublin city in 2019 was up 8% to 46,516.

Dublin City Council opposes plans for over 650 apartments beside St Anne's Park

The proposed development has long been opposed by local residents and politicians.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

DCC declares application for redevelopment of historic Iveagh Markets invalid

An application was lodged by the businessman Martin Keane to redevelop the Liberties marketplace last year.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal'

The man was sleeping in his tent when it was being removed in an attempt to tidy the canal walk way.

G.B. Shaw's Dublin birthplace now belongs to the people...but it won't be open to the public much

It’s estimated it will cost €140,000 to refurbish and will be completed by 2021.

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