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# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels
# Emergency Transfers
# Emergency Transfers

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 17,882 Views 29 Comments

Authorities have estimated that the use of the helipad could save up to nine lives per year.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation
# Portrait Of An Artist
# Portrait Of An Artist

'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation

Oct 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,869 Views 41 Comments

Joyce is buried in a grave in Zurich with his wife Nora Barnacle and their son.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Councillors table motion in bid to have James Joyce's remains returned to Ireland
# Ulysses
# Ulysses

Councillors table motion in bid to have James Joyce's remains returned to Ireland

Oct 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,218 Views 38 Comments

Councillors say they want to honour his memory while others worry it would be a money-making exercise.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites
# Extortion
# Extortion

'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites

Oct 10th 2019, 12:44 PM 18,286 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that criminals extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Dublin City Council denies paying money to convicted criminal and launches its own investigation
# CAB
# CAB

Dublin City Council denies paying money to convicted criminal and launches its own investigation

Updated Oct 9th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,728 Views 0 Comments

One of the companies that hired the two men was building houses for Dublin City Council.

Three building firms paid protection money to drug dealer, court hears
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Three building firms paid protection money to drug dealer, court hears

Oct 9th 2019, 8:25 AM 31,367 Views 0 Comments

One of the companies that hired the two men was building houses for Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 7 October, 2019

Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council
# Dublin
# Dublin

Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council

Oct 7th 2019, 7:16 PM 17,417 Views 12 Comments

Proposals to construct 800 housing units were set to be voted on by Dublin City councillors this evening.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Council seeks operator to create 'tourist attraction' at Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Council seeks operator to create 'tourist attraction' at Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market

Oct 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 30,011 Views 35 Comments

The market off Capel Street closed in August after 130 years.

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

Welcoming the Dublin winners home today? Here's everything you need to know
# The Homecoming
# The Homecoming

Welcoming the Dublin winners home today? Here's everything you need to know

Sep 29th 2019, 8:30 AM 20,838 Views 23 Comments

If you didn’t get a ticket, the event will be live-streamed from 1.30pm.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Dublin City Council to consider restricting number of election posters used by candidates
# Poster Wars
# Poster Wars

Dublin City Council to consider restricting number of election posters used by candidates

Sep 25th 2019, 1:35 PM 6,837 Views 29 Comments

200 members of the public complained to DCC about posters during the recent local elections.

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

Dublin City Council ratifies decision to award freedom of the city to Jim Gavin
# Dublin GAA
# Dublin GAA

Dublin City Council ratifies decision to award freedom of the city to Jim Gavin

Updated Sep 23rd 2019, 8:42 PM 25,458 Views 44 Comments

The move was proposed by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe.

Dublin City Council defends decision to make GAA homecoming event ticketed
# Criticism
# Criticism

Dublin City Council defends decision to make GAA homecoming event ticketed

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:20 PM 22,232 Views 45 Comments

The ticketing of the event has been criticised by some Dublin GAA fans.

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

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year
# Blinkers
# Blinkers

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 AM 35,208 Views 70 Comments

165 out of 183 horses claimed by Dublin City Council last year were unclaimed by their owners.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Council denies permission for 'objectionable' co-living development in Rathmines
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council denies permission for 'objectionable' co-living development in Rathmines

Sep 17th 2019, 5:55 PM 19,121 Views 36 Comments

Dublin City Council says the plans proposed too many occupants per floor sharing facilities.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 16 September, 2019

Council plotting to open Dublin libraries 14 hours a day, 365 days a year with automated system
# Pembroke
# Pembroke

Council plotting to open Dublin libraries 14 hours a day, 365 days a year with automated system

Sep 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,408 Views 16 Comments

An initial trial at Pembroke Library in Dublin 4 could be rolled out around Dublin City Council areas.

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

DART line could be damaged by rising sea levels, say council climate reports
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

DART line could be damaged by rising sea levels, say council climate reports

Sep 10th 2019, 1:22 PM 13,530 Views 37 Comments

Potential issues to the DART line were mentioned in two of the Dublin council reports.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists
# Subset
# Subset

'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists

Sep 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 15,143 Views 31 Comments

Many have expressed frustration at the use of planning laws to remove street murals in recent weeks.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Central Bank gets the green light for €300,000 sculpture by acclaimed Irish artist
# Eva Rothschild
# Eva Rothschild

Central Bank gets the green light for €300,000 sculpture by acclaimed Irish artist

Sep 7th 2019, 10:00 AM 19,849 Views 85 Comments

The sculpture is expected to be in place by the end of next year.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 6 September, 2019

'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests
# Gemma O'Doherty
# Gemma O'Doherty

'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests

Sep 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 43,358 Views 71 Comments

Internal correspondence shows how gardaí and DCC disagreed over the management of the protests.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns
# High Court
# High Court

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns

Sep 5th 2019, 6:16 PM 29,900 Views 0 Comments

If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Dublin's Iveagh Markets are in an 'advanced state of dereliction' after years of 'serious neglect'
# Francis Street
# Francis Street

Dublin's Iveagh Markets are in an 'advanced state of dereliction' after years of 'serious neglect'

Sep 4th 2019, 11:34 AM 34,359 Views 22 Comments

Repairs on the Edwardian building could cost €13 million, a Dublin City Council report has said.

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

Council orders removal of second Subset mural in Dublin
# David Attenborough
# David Attenborough

Council orders removal of second Subset mural in Dublin

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 49,647 Views 85 Comments

A mural of David Attenborough is the second mural by the artist collective to have fallen foul of the council in recent weeks.

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

Dublin City Council votes to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street
# Car Free
# Car Free

Dublin City Council votes to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street

Sep 2nd 2019, 3:03 PM 25,713 Views 51 Comments

It’s estimated that 32,000 pedestrians use the street every day compared with 1,000 cars.

7 year-old boy killed after being struck by Dublin City Council vehicle
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

7 year-old boy killed after being struck by Dublin City Council vehicle

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:06 AM 35,481 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened in Ballymun at around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Dublin City Council enters new five-year clamping contract worth €36.67 million
# Clamping
# Clamping

Dublin City Council enters new five-year clamping contract worth €36.67 million

Sep 1st 2019, 1:39 PM 23,275 Views 25 Comments

Last year, the council recorded revenue of €27.9 million from parking fees.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 30 August, 2019

Smithfield's landmark 'Horseboy' mural should be removed, council orders
# Church Street
# Church Street

Smithfield's landmark 'Horseboy' mural should be removed, council orders

Aug 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 51,866 Views 57 Comments

Artist collective Subset had launched a petition aimed at saving the Horseboy mural.

# dublin-city-council - Monday 26 August, 2019

Planning permission refusal for Ireland's first injecting centre branded 'reprehensible'
# Injecting Centre
# Injecting Centre

Planning permission refusal for Ireland's first injecting centre branded 'reprehensible'

Aug 26th 2019, 5:18 PM 19,747 Views 95 Comments

Merchants Quay Ireland has appealed against the decision by Dublin City Council.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

Aug 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,389 Views 36 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

€5 million compensation for Smithfield traders ahead of Fruit & Vegetable Market redevelopment
# Capel Street
# Capel Street

€5 million compensation for Smithfield traders ahead of Fruit & Vegetable Market redevelopment

Aug 21st 2019, 2:53 PM 23,639 Views 25 Comments

The market off Capel Street is set to be redeveloped as a commercial and retail space.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 18 August, 2019

North Dublin apartment block refused planning permission following objection from local pub
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

North Dublin apartment block refused planning permission following objection from local pub

Aug 18th 2019, 10:00 PM 78,196 Views 58 Comments

The Bald Eagle raised concerns that the block would negatively impact its business.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction?
# Two Sides To A Story
# Two Sides To A Story

Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction?

Aug 17th 2019, 8:00 PM 36,061 Views 31 Comments

The council will begin enforcement from the start of next month. Business owners aren’t happy.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 16 August, 2019

Poll: Should sandwich boards be banned from pathways?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sandwich boards be banned from pathways?

Aug 16th 2019, 9:19 AM 41,702 Views 101 Comments

The Clockwork Door in Dublin raised objections with the planned €630 a year payment for the advertisement boards.

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections
# Witness History
# Witness History

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections

Aug 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,945 Views 21 Comments

An Post claimed visitor numbers to the GPO had almost halved in the past three years.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Planning battle after tenant told he needs permission for Smithfield's Horseboy mural
# Horseboy
# Horseboy

Planning battle after tenant told he needs permission for Smithfield's Horseboy mural

Aug 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 32,706 Views 21 Comments

The case has been referred to An Bord Pleanála, with the owner seeking to have the mural removed.

# dublin-city-council - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Aug 13th 2019, 5:29 PM 63,930 Views 176 Comments

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

# dublin-city-council - Friday 9 August, 2019

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site
# Rialto Cinema
# Rialto Cinema

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site

Aug 9th 2019, 6:33 PM 18,148 Views 44 Comments

The plans state that the original Art Deco facade would be retained, but the rest of the site demolished.

# dublin-city-council - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Aug 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,230 Views 35 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# dublin-city-council - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association

Aug 1st 2019, 1:35 PM 1,720 Views 2 Comments

The industry body said incoming sandwich board licence fees are ‘shockingly excessive’.

# dublin-city-council - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised again today - these diversions will be in place
# College Green Plaza
# College Green Plaza

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised again today - these diversions will be in place

Jul 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 18,573 Views 29 Comments

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

# dublin-city-council - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?
# College Green
# College Green

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?

Jul 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,253 Views 15 Comments

Dublin City Council is trialling three traffic-free days at College Green this summer.