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

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

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

May 1st 2020, 6:10 AM 16,693 Views 22 Comments

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
# Lockdown Littering
# Lockdown Littering

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

Apr 30th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,138 Views 31 Comments

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
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

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

Apr 25th 2020, 12:30 PM 43,675 Views 61 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Apr 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 84,458 Views 64 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:54 AM 54,429 Views 90 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:42 AM 44,929 Views 50 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Mar 23rd 2020, 2:13 PM 8,870 Views 4 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:39 PM 35,308 Views 49 Comments

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
# Traveller Accommodation
# Traveller Accommodation

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

Mar 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 38,559 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cycling
# Cycling

Council approves trial Liffey cycle route along Dublin's quays

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:44 PM 21,129 Views 46 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 3:33 PM 18,884 Views 35 Comments

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
# Mural High Ground
# Mural High Ground

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 97,957 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cycling
# Cycling

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

Feb 27th 2020, 1:57 PM 26,323 Views 60 Comments

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
# Docklands
# Docklands

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

Feb 26th 2020, 4:04 PM 19,742 Views 40 Comments

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
# Public Convenience
# Public Convenience

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

Feb 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,005 Views 26 Comments

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
# Subset
# Subset

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

Feb 25th 2020, 6:51 PM 41,685 Views 0 Comments

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
# Chains Of Office
# Chains Of Office

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

Feb 24th 2020, 7:31 PM 20,292 Views 27 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Feb 24th 2020, 10:32 AM 31,698 Views 48 Comments

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
# After Hours
# After Hours

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

Feb 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 57,664 Views 66 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Feb 21st 2020, 5:05 PM 31,462 Views 36 Comments

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
# Scene Stealer
# Scene Stealer

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

Feb 20th 2020, 5:32 PM 53,319 Views 20 Comments

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
# Rathmines
# Rathmines

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

Feb 19th 2020, 5:24 PM 29,878 Views 46 Comments

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
# Raheny
# Raheny

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

Feb 18th 2020, 12:12 PM 160,874 Views 179 Comments

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
# CITY LIBRARY
# CITY LIBRARY

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

Feb 14th 2020, 6:15 AM 11,234 Views 25 Comments

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
# Green Light
# Green Light

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

Feb 7th 2020, 7:35 PM 30,021 Views 75 Comments

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
# Poolbeg West
# Poolbeg West

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:34 AM 104,597 Views 81 Comments

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
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

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

Jan 25th 2020, 9:30 AM 30,060 Views 17 Comments

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
# Clampers
# Clampers

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

Jan 24th 2020, 12:49 PM 33,278 Views 39 Comments

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
# Raheny
# Raheny

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

Jan 24th 2020, 8:09 AM 26,798 Views 92 Comments

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
# Liberties
# Liberties

DCC declares application for redevelopment of historic Iveagh Markets invalid

Jan 21st 2020, 9:25 AM 19,597 Views 23 Comments

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'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Jan 15th 2020, 4:09 PM 54,658 Views 79 Comments

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
# Synge Street
# Synge Street

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

Jan 15th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,639 Views 1 Comment

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

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'Its reuse is of critical importance': Developer set to lodge planning for Player Wills site in coming weeks
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

'Its reuse is of critical importance': Developer set to lodge planning for Player Wills site in coming weeks

Jan 14th 2020, 6:05 AM 26,043 Views 15 Comments

The Player Wills Factory site on Dublin’s South Circular Road covers 9.33 hectares of prime city centre land.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 10 January, 2020

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night

Jan 10th 2020, 10:20 AM 87,894 Views 84 Comments

The woman, who was in a distressed state, told the volunteer she had been released from an acute hospital.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'An error of judgement': Martin criticises RIC commemoration but says those attending should be respected
# RIC
# RIC

'An error of judgement': Martin criticises RIC commemoration but says those attending should be respected

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 2:10 PM 44,215 Views 223 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the event “should be cancelled”.

Dublin City Council is owed €33 million in rent arrears from its council housing tenants
# Increase
# Increase

Dublin City Council is owed €33 million in rent arrears from its council housing tenants

Jan 7th 2020, 12:56 PM 33,411 Views 136 Comments

The amount the council is owed in rent arrears rose 14% last year.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 6 January, 2020

Dublin City Council votes to boycott RIC commemoration service
# Dublin Castle
# Dublin Castle

Dublin City Council votes to boycott RIC commemoration service

Jan 6th 2020, 10:55 PM 40,591 Views 167 Comments

The motion described the event planned to be held in Dublin Castle on 17 January as “obscene”.

Dublin City Council workers miss average of 10 to 12 days a year through absenteeism
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Dublin City Council workers miss average of 10 to 12 days a year through absenteeism

Jan 6th 2020, 5:40 PM 21,480 Views 0 Comments

The Labour Court heard that the average absenteeism in the Council is approximately 5%.

Dublin City Council moves to repossess historic Iveagh Markets
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Dublin City Council moves to repossess historic Iveagh Markets

Jan 6th 2020, 5:25 PM 23,165 Views 7 Comments

DCC has said it is “terminating” contact with Businessman Martin Keane regarding The Markets’ redevelopment.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Council street crews called out hundreds of times to clean up discarded needles on Dublin streets
# Drugs Crisis
# Drugs Crisis

Council street crews called out hundreds of times to clean up discarded needles on Dublin streets

Jan 4th 2020, 6:00 PM 16,942 Views 33 Comments

The city council recorded over 200 official calls from members of the public in relation to used drug paraphernalia in the last two years.