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# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Fine Gael councillor apologises after trying to have HAP tenant relocated while acting as estate agent
# Ethics Breach
# Ethics Breach

Fine Gael councillor apologises after trying to have HAP tenant relocated while acting as estate agent

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:35 PM 50,773 Views 0 Comments

Danny Byrne was found in breach of the Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act by Dublin City Council.

Councillor tried to have HAP tenant relocated from property while acting as estate agent
# Ethics Breach
# Ethics Breach

Councillor tried to have HAP tenant relocated from property while acting as estate agent

Sep 23rd 2020, 12:10 AM 90,947 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael Councillor Danny Byrne has been found in breach of the Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act by Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Opinion: Dublin City Council's decision to cut Local Property Tax will only favour the wealthy
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Opinion: Dublin City Council's decision to cut Local Property Tax will only favour the wealthy

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:57 PM 30,467 Views 95 Comments

Dublin City Council councillors last night voted in favour of retaining a 15% cut. Here, Michael Pidgeon argues why he believes this to be a regressive step.

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation
# Flats Complex
# Flats Complex

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:10 AM 27,170 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the organisers of the party do not live in the flats and that drugs were widely available on the night.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 18 September, 2020

Council says Dublin pubs, cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve outside if they meet certain conditions
# Level 3
# Level 3

Council says Dublin pubs, cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve outside if they meet certain conditions

Sep 18th 2020, 10:27 PM 33,124 Views 24 Comments

Such establishments can only cater for outdoor dining from tomorrow.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 3 September, 2020

One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award
# Shortlist
# Shortlist

One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:10 AM 13,798 Views 3 Comments

Three of the shortlisted novels are in translation.

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

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended
# Paid Parking
# Paid Parking

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended

Aug 18th 2020, 6:37 PM 21,512 Views 37 Comments

500 parking spaces have been allocated for healthcare workers in city centre car parks.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 15 August, 2020

A spike in seagulls? Locals in Dublin have concerns but experts say lockdown isn't to blame
# Angry Birds
# Angry Birds

A spike in seagulls? Locals in Dublin have concerns but experts say lockdown isn't to blame

Aug 15th 2020, 10:30 AM 36,995 Views 85 Comments

The seagull population of Dublin is now at its peak.

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

Pedestrianisation trials in Dublin city centre extended until end of August
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Pedestrianisation trials in Dublin city centre extended until end of August

Aug 14th 2020, 4:01 PM 14,877 Views 22 Comments

The council extended the trial period due to the “extremely positive feedback”.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again
# Campaign
# Campaign

Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again

Aug 13th 2020, 8:53 AM 39,929 Views 116 Comments

Dublin City Council has begun a campaign aimed at supporting hospitality and retail sectors in the city.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals
# No Charge
# No Charge

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals

Aug 11th 2020, 12:40 PM 28,543 Views 79 Comments

Healthcare workers were not being charged to park in the vicinity of hospitals during the pandemic.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Locals campaign against proposed 15 storey residential tower in Dublin
# Ringsend
# Ringsend

Locals campaign against proposed 15 storey residential tower in Dublin

Aug 5th 2020, 6:15 AM 35,290 Views 35 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Art historian says sculptures removed from Shelbourne Hotel did not depict slaves

Jul 31st 2020, 10:51 PM 50,488 Views 103 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel

Updated Jul 29th 2020, 5:10 PM 67,223 Views 144 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

'A private company is not a community service': Council asks for ideas on how to redevelop Fruit & Vegetable Market amid Councillor concerns

Jul 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 32,450 Views 27 Comments

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
# Pedestrianisation
# Pedestrianisation

Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run

Jul 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 26,924 Views 45 Comments

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
# New Housing
# New Housing

Council gives green light to plans for development of over 1,000 residential units in Dublin

Jul 14th 2020, 8:03 PM 33,591 Views 30 Comments

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
# Liffey Swim
# Liffey Swim

'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool

Jul 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,582 Views 34 Comments

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
# Night Visiting
# Night Visiting

'He'd look like the Blair Witch Project': Proposal to install uplighting at Luke Kelly sculpture for security rejected

Jul 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 16,696 Views 37 Comments

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
# Art

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces

Jul 6th 2020, 3:07 PM 23,096 Views 86 Comments

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
# Planning Application
# Planning Application

'Overall residential quality' among the concerns Dublin City Council has about Jervis co-living plans

Jul 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 19,396 Views 52 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

North Dublin apartment block given green light despite objection from local pub

Jul 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 46,100 Views 23 Comments

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
# Lights Camera Action
# Lights Camera Action

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions

Jul 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 16,585 Views 9 Comments

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
# Chains Of Office
# Chains Of Office

Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Jun 29th 2020, 6:51 PM 53,033 Views 67 Comments

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
# High Court
# High Court

Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 22,503 Views 0 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months

Jun 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 34,126 Views 46 Comments

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
# Commuters
# Commuters

Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased

Jun 18th 2020, 9:08 AM 14,567 Views 39 Comments

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
# Let It Slide
# Let It Slide

Dublin City Council to re-open playgrounds tomorrow in reversal of initial plans for Phase Two

Jun 8th 2020, 8:40 PM 24,312 Views 27 Comments

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
# Public Toilets
# Public Toilets

Public toilets installed at top of Dublin's Grafton Street with more facilities to be rolled out across the city

Jun 6th 2020, 1:54 PM 63,702 Views 50 Comments

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
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

Dublin City Council says it can't re-open playgrounds as they're not supervised

Jun 6th 2020, 1:18 PM 26,744 Views 42 Comments

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
# PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE
# PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE

Council 'investigating avenues' to solve public toilet issue in Dublin as restrictions ease

Jun 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 34,638 Views 45 Comments

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
# Bookworms
# Bookworms

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown

May 29th 2020, 9:36 AM 26,255 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Croppies Acre
# Croppies Acre

Proposal for playground in 1798 Rebellion memorial park branded 'immoral'

May 17th 2020, 7:15 AM 33,411 Views 42 Comments

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
# Keeping Council
# Keeping Council

Coronavirus has forced some councils to take a new approach to local democracy

May 16th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,855 Views 18 Comments

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
# Public Spaces
# Public Spaces

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

May 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 25,719 Views 35 Comments

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 Council
# Dublin City Council

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

May 14th 2020, 12:02 PM 15,512 Views 24 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation

May 11th 2020, 8:34 PM 11,839 Views 21 Comments

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
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

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

May 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 38,682 Views 35 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council

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

May 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 47,020 Views 0 Comments

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
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

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

May 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 16,685 Views 35 Comments

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