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# dublin-city-council - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Built in the year 5618* and neglected for years, this Dublin landmark is slowly being restored
# Jewish Cemetery
# Jewish Cemetery

Built in the year 5618* and neglected for years, this Dublin landmark is slowly being restored

Dec 29th 2019, 7:00 PM 58,592 Views 29 Comments

*Or 1857 in the Gregorian calendar.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Less than 500 public payphones are left in Ireland – a drop from 4,000 a decade ago
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Less than 500 public payphones are left in Ireland – a drop from 4,000 a decade ago

Dec 26th 2019, 12:44 PM 20,214 Views 38 Comments

There were 4,000 public payphones across the country 10 years ago.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 23 December, 2019

Dublin City Council boss wants 'Grafton Quarter' sign replaced next Christmas after public outcry
# Dublin Town
# Dublin Town

Dublin City Council boss wants 'Grafton Quarter' sign replaced next Christmas after public outcry

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:30 AM 31,931 Views 27 Comments

“‘Grafton Quarter’ has no Christmas feel to it and nothing to do with Dublin’s Grafton Street of old,” one person said.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Plans to turn James Joyce House of the Dead into a hostel put on hold by council
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans to turn James Joyce House of the Dead into a hostel put on hold by council

Dec 22nd 2019, 3:45 PM 13,228 Views 21 Comments

The house was the setting of Joyce’s famous short story The Dead.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Legal limbo to end for Dublin's horse-drawn carriage drivers as new law to sort out licence debacle
# Unregulated
# Unregulated

Legal limbo to end for Dublin's horse-drawn carriage drivers as new law to sort out licence debacle

Dec 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,852 Views 10 Comments

Since 2018 Dublin City Council no longer issue carriage drivers licences, which drivers say could lead to unlicensed operators and concerns for animal welfare.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Coats on Ha'penny Bridge could save someone's life, says organiser
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Coats on Ha'penny Bridge could save someone's life, says organiser

Dec 10th 2019, 8:09 AM 17,996 Views 27 Comments

On Saturday, Dublin City Council said that the coats would be removed for health and safety reasons.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 9 December, 2019

Coats left on Ha'penny Bridge for homeless removed by DCC for 'health and safety' reasons
# Removed
# Removed

Coats left on Ha'penny Bridge for homeless removed by DCC for 'health and safety' reasons

Dec 9th 2019, 7:56 AM 31,404 Views 47 Comments

The council said that the coats would be “redistributed” through its homeless services.

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity
# Mendicity Institution
# Mendicity Institution

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity

Dec 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,866 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive activated its Cold Weather Strategy last month.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months
# Dublin's Fair City
# Dublin's Fair City

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:23 PM 13,907 Views 14 Comments

Begging offences on the streets of Dublin has decreased but some representatives said this does not reflect the reality.

Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building
# 21 Aungier Street
# 21 Aungier Street

Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:05 PM 40,584 Views 27 Comments

There was opposition to using the building for homeless accommodation.

A 'bit of a joke' or a 'big idea for the city'? Councillors defend decision to back Dublin's white-water rafting attraction
# IFSC
# IFSC

A 'bit of a joke' or a 'big idea for the city'? Councillors defend decision to back Dublin's white-water rafting attraction

Dec 3rd 2019, 1:19 PM 29,698 Views 116 Comments

The €22m project is expected to take 18 months to complete and development is expected to get under way next year.

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters
# Election Posters
# Election Posters

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 10,077 Views 21 Comments

Over 200 complaints were made about the location of posters during the local and European elections.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 2 December, 2019

Councillors reject motion to have support for O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment project rescinded
# Controversial
# Controversial

Councillors reject motion to have support for O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment project rescinded

Dec 2nd 2019, 10:20 PM 12,745 Views 21 Comments

The O’Devaney project will see a number of new homes developed, including social and affordable housing.

Councillors vote in favour of €22 million white-water rafting facility in Dublin's IFSC
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Councillors vote in favour of €22 million white-water rafting facility in Dublin's IFSC

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:43 PM 26,910 Views 103 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade addressed Councillors in the council chamber this evening.

'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter
# ALONE
# ALONE

'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter

Dec 2nd 2019, 3:41 PM 8,122 Views 7 Comments

The advice comes as part of the Dublin City Council and Alone’s cold weather initiative.

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin
# Go Slow
# Go Slow

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin

Dec 2nd 2019, 9:32 AM 16,499 Views 75 Comments

Dublin City Council will vote on the proposals this week.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

€100,000 allocated to free period products in Dublin City Council budget
# Pads And Tampons
# Pads And Tampons

€100,000 allocated to free period products in Dublin City Council budget

Nov 27th 2019, 11:00 PM 17,805 Views 24 Comments

The initiative was trialed in Dublin city last year.

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel
# Avalon House
# Avalon House

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel

Nov 27th 2019, 12:10 AM 57,177 Views 85 Comments

Avalon House in Dublin 2 is set to become a 150-bed homeless hostel in January.

This is what the new white-water rafting attraction at Dublin's IFSC will look like
# First Look
# First Look

This is what the new white-water rafting attraction at Dublin's IFSC will look like

Nov 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 156,786 Views 57 Comments

The €22m project is expected to take 18 months to complete and development is expected to get under way next year.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'
# Protest Camp
# Protest Camp

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

Nov 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,142 Views 18 Comments

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 25 November, 2019

Dublin councillors will vote next month on whether to reverse controversial O'Devaney Gardens decision
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin councillors will vote next month on whether to reverse controversial O'Devaney Gardens decision

Nov 25th 2019, 10:20 PM 8,994 Views 14 Comments

Dublin City Council held a special meeting to discuss the development.

Dublin councillors vote to pass annual budget amid finance row
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin councillors vote to pass annual budget amid finance row

Updated Nov 25th 2019, 8:55 PM 10,960 Views 15 Comments

Rates for businesses will increase under the new budget.

Dublin businesses facing 'unfair' rates hike as city council set to vote on annual budget
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin businesses facing 'unfair' rates hike as city council set to vote on annual budget

Nov 25th 2019, 9:24 AM 10,285 Views 15 Comments

Councillors were warned last week that a shortfall in the council’s budget requires “significant additional income”.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Dublin City Council considers re-trial of street recycling bins
# Waste Management
# Waste Management

Dublin City Council considers re-trial of street recycling bins

Nov 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,250 Views 21 Comments

The council previously trialed the idea at two city centre locations in 2018.

Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'

Nov 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 11,822 Views 24 Comments

Dublin Councillors deferred a Budget vote on Monday to allow for further discussion with the Government.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'This is a battle over the future of public housing': Councillors set for showdown over O'Devaney Gardens
# Inertia Creeps
# Inertia Creeps

'This is a battle over the future of public housing': Councillors set for showdown over O'Devaney Gardens

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:00 AM 15,428 Views 34 Comments

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 22 November, 2019

Some pensioners in South Dublin to be hit with council house rent rise of more than €600
# Rent Hike
# Rent Hike

Some pensioners in South Dublin to be hit with council house rent rise of more than €600

Nov 22nd 2019, 6:08 PM 34,761 Views 67 Comments

“Multi-person households” that include pensioners will not receive the €10 weekly discount.

How Dublin plans to use tech to reduce carbon emissions
# Business And Climate
# Business And Climate

How Dublin plans to use tech to reduce carbon emissions

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:08 AM 247 Views 0 Comments

The city is using insights from Google to help tackle the climate crisis.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home
# North Frederick Street
# North Frederick Street

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home

Nov 20th 2019, 4:23 PM 11,034 Views 4 Comments

Activists were controversially evicted from the property in September last year.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 18 November, 2019

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 15,165 Views 33 Comments

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

Two new locations added to line up for this year's Christmas light display on iconic Dublin buildings
# Winter Wonderland
# Winter Wonderland

Two new locations added to line up for this year's Christmas light display on iconic Dublin buildings

Nov 18th 2019, 10:15 AM 22,855 Views 15 Comments

There will be 14 light projections on buildings like The GPO and bridges like the Samuel Beckett bridge next month.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Councillors give the green light to white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre
# Water Sports
# Water Sports

Councillors give the green light to white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre

Nov 13th 2019, 2:00 PM 28,866 Views 69 Comments

Members of the central area committee approved the plans.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 11 November, 2019

UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties
# Liberties
# Liberties

UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties

Nov 11th 2019, 2:48 PM 21,040 Views 38 Comments

The proposed development would see 69 new co-living units situated in Dublin 8.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 9 November, 2019

How O'Devaney Gardens went from 100% public housing to a 'less than perfect' redevelopment
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

How O'Devaney Gardens went from 100% public housing to a 'less than perfect' redevelopment

Nov 9th 2019, 11:00 AM 41,185 Views 58 Comments

On Monday, councillors voted to push forward with the redevelopment of the site on Dublin’s northside.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 8 November, 2019

Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)

Nov 8th 2019, 9:13 AM 12,684 Views 43 Comments

This year’s figure was confirmed in correspondence to Councillor Colm O’Rourke from Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations
# Anti-social Behaviour
# Anti-social Behaviour

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations

Nov 7th 2019, 6:57 PM 14,026 Views 0 Comments

Allegations emerged last month that a known criminal extorted money from building firms to pay for protection from anti-social behaviour.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 4 November, 2019

Councillors green light O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment after developer offers up 'affordable-rentals'
# Dublin 7
# Dublin 7

Councillors green light O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment after developer offers up 'affordable-rentals'

Updated Nov 4th 2019, 10:38 PM 26,492 Views 23 Comments

Councillors voted this evening on a deal with developer Bartra Capital.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site
# Complaints
# Complaints

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 29,799 Views 0 Comments

One local councillor says local residents feel “under siege” from the constant construction work near their homes.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Developer set to offer up 'cost-rental' housing at O'Devaney site in bid to break planning deadlock
# Potential Breakthrough
# Potential Breakthrough

Developer set to offer up 'cost-rental' housing at O'Devaney site in bid to break planning deadlock

Oct 31st 2019, 12:38 PM 24,009 Views 20 Comments

The plans could pave the way for councillors to agree to a new housing development on the site

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Gardaí investigating after derelict house badly damaged by Halloween bonfire stockpile blaze
# Clanbrassil Street
# Clanbrassil Street

Gardaí investigating after derelict house badly damaged by Halloween bonfire stockpile blaze

Oct 30th 2019, 12:22 PM 17,175 Views 10 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade extinguished the blaze shortly after 5pm yesterday.