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# dublin-city-council - Today’s News

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel
# Long Term Leasing
# Long Term Leasing

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel

3 hours ago 4,785 Views 5 Comments
  • The Department of Housing recently signed off on the leasing deal between the Council and the developer, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • The move comes amid criticism of the State's reliance on expensive social housing leases.
  • Sinn Féin's Eoin O'Broin said "these kinds of expensive long-term leases are bad for social housing tenants."

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Dublin City Council is using compulsory purchase orders to buy buildings to expand Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Dublin City Council is using compulsory purchase orders to buy buildings to expand Abbey Theatre

Jul 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 27,515 Views 25 Comments

Plans to expand the theatre were first unveiled in 2017.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

'People in Ballymun are wary of plans because of the failed regeneration so we'll see if we can win them over'
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

'People in Ballymun are wary of plans because of the failed regeneration so we'll see if we can win them over'

Jul 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,485 Views 11 Comments

New plans envisage the current square next to Ballymun Main Street being transformed into a new plaza divided into two sections.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Assistant Commissioner dismisses claims there are not enough gardaí on Dublin streets
# Dublin Gardai
# Dublin Gardai

Assistant Commissioner dismisses claims there are not enough gardaí on Dublin streets

Jul 6th 2021, 8:29 PM 21,052 Views 30 Comments

Assistant Commissioner Anne Marie Cagney made her comments having received criticism from an inner city Councillor.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 5 July, 2021

Dublin City Council passes motion calling for pilot of four-day week for staff
# Work
# Work

Dublin City Council passes motion calling for pilot of four-day week for staff

Jul 5th 2021, 10:34 PM 45,412 Views 76 Comments

Councillors across parties supported the motion to try shortening the working week.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

'We're sick waiting': Oliver Bond residents call for fast-tracking of regeneration works
# Sick Waiting
# Sick Waiting

'We're sick waiting': Oliver Bond residents call for fast-tracking of regeneration works

Jun 30th 2021, 6:20 AM 14,133 Views 18 Comments

Residents of Oliver Bond House say they been told it will be ‘at least 15 years’ before they can expect completion of the long-promised regeneration programme.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 21 June, 2021

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands

Jun 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 22,427 Views 7 Comments

Councillors have accused the Housing Department of stalling tactics over new proposals.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August
# Sandymount
# Sandymount

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August

Jun 15th 2021, 8:06 PM 16,040 Views 9 Comments

Dublin City Council has announced the eastern side of the village will be pedestrianised on a 24 hour basis in the two summer months.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 14 June, 2021

Dublin City Council passes large land rezone in Finglas despite opposition
# Housing
# Housing

Dublin City Council passes large land rezone in Finglas despite opposition

Jun 14th 2021, 8:49 PM 31,379 Views 27 Comments

The rezoning provides for around 2,200 new residential units, but opposers raised concerns over affordability.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Portobello Plaza will no longer be closed off at weekends
# Complaints
# Complaints

Portobello Plaza will no longer be closed off at weekends

Jun 8th 2021, 5:49 PM 16,320 Views 11 Comments

Documents show local residents had complained to the council about issues including “public urination, defecation, open selling and use of drugs”.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Council to take €250,000 loss on Dublin property it bought just four years ago
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council to take €250,000 loss on Dublin property it bought just four years ago

Jun 6th 2021, 3:54 PM 56,121 Views 31 Comments

Though commercial property prices have generally risen since then, the council says the condition of the property has deteriorated.

Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents

Jun 6th 2021, 12:47 AM 45,391 Views 96 Comments

Gardaí say they came under fire on South Anne Street and Temple Bar.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 5 June, 2021

More bins and portable loos placed in cities this weekend (but some areas are still fenced off)
# Bank Holiday Weekend
# Bank Holiday Weekend

More bins and portable loos placed in cities this weekend (but some areas are still fenced off)

Jun 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,187 Views 26 Comments

The public facilities come as pubs and restaurants reopen their outdoor spaces next week.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 4 June, 2021

Several Dublin streets to close to vehicles on weekend evenings for 'traffic-free' trial
# Pedestrianised
# Pedestrianised

Several Dublin streets to close to vehicles on weekend evenings for 'traffic-free' trial

Updated Jun 4th 2021, 4:00 PM 12,313 Views 28 Comments

Parliament Street and Capel Street are among those being made traffic-free on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings for six weeks.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Whitewater rafting: Dublin City Council CEO explored crowd-funding controversial project
# Owen Keegan
# Owen Keegan

Whitewater rafting: Dublin City Council CEO explored crowd-funding controversial project

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:03 PM 16,493 Views 42 Comments

The proposed facility at George’s Dock was first announced in 2019.

Ciarán Cuffe: Dublin City Council needs a new 'public realm czar' to oversee public spaces
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Ciarán Cuffe: Dublin City Council needs a new 'public realm czar' to oversee public spaces

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 12:00 PM 10,595 Views 27 Comments

The MEP says it’s now clear that local councils in Ireland have have weak powers compared to the rest of Europe.

Dublin City Council to install more bins and toilets across the capital
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Dublin City Council to install more bins and toilets across the capital

Jun 3rd 2021, 11:47 AM 15,875 Views 62 Comments

150 toilets and over 100 extra bins are to be installed across the city this Bank Holiday weekend.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Andrea Horan: Whose job is it to provide a liveable city?
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Andrea Horan: Whose job is it to provide a liveable city?

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 4:00 PM 23,483 Views 42 Comments

The Dublin businesswoman, campaigner and broadcaster says Covid-19 has exposed the under-resourcing and neglect of Dublin’s outdoor spaces.

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless

Jun 2nd 2021, 2:14 PM 7,512 Views 7 Comments

A new report from Dublin County Council found that there is a higher mortality rate among single homeless people.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

DCC pledges 'more facilities' for bank holiday weekend as Eamon Ryan urges councils to 'get the message'
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

DCC pledges 'more facilities' for bank holiday weekend as Eamon Ryan urges councils to 'get the message'

Jun 1st 2021, 5:22 PM 21,651 Views 17 Comments

Ryan said that funding is available for waste services.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 31 May, 2021

'No point in fooling ourselves into telling people not to go out': Call for extended park opening hours
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

'No point in fooling ourselves into telling people not to go out': Call for extended park opening hours

May 31st 2021, 6:40 PM 36,950 Views 52 Comments

Meanwhile, young people told us about their experiences gathering over the weekend.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Traffic changes for three Dublin city streets from today to facilitate outdoor dining
# Streets
# Streets

Traffic changes for three Dublin city streets from today to facilitate outdoor dining

May 30th 2021, 7:30 AM 32,199 Views 23 Comments

Hume Street, Ely Place and Merrion Row will see traffic changes from today.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 28 May, 2021

Hoardings were put up where homeless man was known to sleep to 'prepare building for Leaving Cert'
# Rathmines
# Rathmines

Hoardings were put up where homeless man was known to sleep to 'prepare building for Leaving Cert'

May 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 48,946 Views 41 Comments

The man has since been contacted by homeless services.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Plans lodged for €400 million redevelopment of O'Devaney Gardens on Dublin's northside
# Dublin 7
# Dublin 7

Plans lodged for €400 million redevelopment of O'Devaney Gardens on Dublin's northside

May 26th 2021, 4:12 PM 19,248 Views 20 Comments

Bartra is due to sell half the homes on the site to Dublin City Council for social housing and affordable purchase housing.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 24 May, 2021

Four popular Dublin city streets pedestrianised from today to allow for outdoor dining
# Outdoor Dining
# Outdoor Dining

Four popular Dublin city streets pedestrianised from today to allow for outdoor dining

May 24th 2021, 6:45 AM 88,710 Views 37 Comments

The plans for pedestrianising the streets were issued for consultation last November.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Dublin City Council launches new app to help cyclists identify more bike-friendly routes
# Cycling Buddy
# Cycling Buddy

Dublin City Council launches new app to help cyclists identify more bike-friendly routes

May 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,068 Views 60 Comments

Dublin Cycling Buddy aims to make cycling easier for those in the capital.

Green councillors want a team of 'night marshals' to monitor popular outdoor gathering spots
# Night Marshals
# Night Marshals

Green councillors want a team of 'night marshals' to monitor popular outdoor gathering spots

May 20th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,820 Views 40 Comments

These night marshals would be separate from Gardaí and would look out for anti-social behaviour in these popular areas.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 14 May, 2021

Beer and goading in Portobello: 'I've cleaned up s**t, I've seen more people pissing'
# Locked Out
# Locked Out

Beer and goading in Portobello: 'I've cleaned up s**t, I've seen more people pissing'

Updated May 14th 2021, 6:31 PM 97,828 Views 144 Comments
  • The council says "about a thousand people" have gathered there in recent weekends, causing disruption for residents
  • There are to be increased garda patrols of the area
  • A demonstration this afternoon saw views expressed on both sides
'New life for old graves': Council to build walls in Dublin's smaller plots so people can be buried locally
# Cremated Remains
# Cremated Remains

'New life for old graves': Council to build walls in Dublin's smaller plots so people can be buried locally

May 14th 2021, 6:30 AM 19,504 Views 10 Comments

The Council has identified four cemeteries to build special walls where cremated remains can be interred.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Council boss hits out at 'disappointing' dissolution of Liberties-based Digital Hub
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Council boss hits out at 'disappointing' dissolution of Liberties-based Digital Hub

May 12th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,670 Views 14 Comments

Chief Executive Owen Keegan said the decision to dissolve the Agency was taken “without any engagement” with its Board.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 7 May, 2021

Dublin City Council to trial on the spot fines for parking illegally in bus and cycle lanes
# Parking Fines
# Parking Fines

Dublin City Council to trial on the spot fines for parking illegally in bus and cycle lanes

May 7th 2021, 2:59 PM 13,048 Views 46 Comments

The parking fines will run in tandem with other initiatives such as clamping and towing.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Dublin City Council begins work on pedestrianising streets ahead of the reopening of hospitality
# Pedestrianised Streets
# Pedestrianised Streets

Dublin City Council begins work on pedestrianising streets ahead of the reopening of hospitality

May 6th 2021, 11:48 AM 23,735 Views 29 Comments

Surveys carried out by Dublin City Council found that 95% of respondents were in favour of having the selected streets permanently pedestrianised.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Harry Crosbie no longer liable for €70,000 tax after planning board's ruling on Vicar Street site
# Dublin
# Dublin

Harry Crosbie no longer liable for €70,000 tax after planning board's ruling on Vicar Street site

Apr 22nd 2021, 1:13 PM 19,415 Views 12 Comments

Dublin City Council tried to have the site listed as vacant.

Libraries and sports centres across Dublin to open for public toilets over coming weeks
# Public Toilets
# Public Toilets

Libraries and sports centres across Dublin to open for public toilets over coming weeks

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:22 AM 21,184 Views 22 Comments

Eight sports facilities and City Hall will open on a ‘toilets only’ basis with 13 libraries also opening.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Dublin City Council seeks retailers to provide public toilets in the capital this summer
# PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE
# PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE

Dublin City Council seeks retailers to provide public toilets in the capital this summer

Apr 21st 2021, 2:03 PM 16,395 Views 29 Comments

Under the plan members of the public will not be charged to use the toilets.

James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' to become hostel despite planning appeal by author Colm Tóibín
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' to become hostel despite planning appeal by author Colm Tóibín

Apr 21st 2021, 11:56 AM 14,078 Views 14 Comments

Permission was initially granted by Dublin City Council last year.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Drumcondra pub escapes demolition after Council refuses permission for new apartment scheme
# Quinns
# Quinns

Drumcondra pub escapes demolition after Council refuses permission for new apartment scheme

Apr 11th 2021, 1:32 PM 63,901 Views 54 Comments

The pub, which is near Croke Park, is regularly attended by GAA fans.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Just two dog fouling fines handed out by Dublin City Council in 2020
# POO'S TO BLAME
# POO'S TO BLAME

Just two dog fouling fines handed out by Dublin City Council in 2020

Apr 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,587 Views 35 Comments

One fine in 2020 was paid, according to Dublin City Council, with a prosecution initiated for the second fine.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 2 April, 2021

'It's about personal responsibility': Increase in Dublin littering linked to pandemic and good weather
# Dublin
# Dublin

'It's about personal responsibility': Increase in Dublin littering linked to pandemic and good weather

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 16,467 Views 48 Comments

Images online showed green spaces filled with rubbish earlier this week.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 22 March, 2021

Crack cocaine use and drug dealing surges in Ballymun following garda cuts, report finds
# Dublin
# Dublin

Crack cocaine use and drug dealing surges in Ballymun following garda cuts, report finds

Mar 22nd 2021, 8:47 PM 21,538 Views 59 Comments

Open drug dealing and ‘cuckooing’ is taking place and criminals are targeting heroin users to get them hooked on crack cocaine.

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