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# dublin-mayor - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Phil Hogan 'should hold plebiscite anyway' --- Lord Mayor

Oisín Quinn says the fact that 98 councillors supported the move, while only 19 voted against is as close as you get to unanimity “outside of Iraq and North Korea”.

# dublin-mayor - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Fingal's scuppering of elected mayor for Dublin slammed... by Fingal's former mayor

Cian O’Callaghan said that ceremonial mayors “belong to a different era”.

# dublin-mayor - Monday 31 March, 2014

Two more councils back mayor proposal, but Fingal’s ‘nay’ scuppers plan

Any of the four local authorities in the county had the power to veto the proposal to put the plan to the people of the county on 23 May.

Column: Voting down a plebiscite for a directly-elected Dublin mayor would be bad for democracy

All four local authorities in the country have to agree on whether to put the issue to the people on the same day as the local and European elections.

# dublin-mayor - Monday 18 November, 2013

Revealed: Here are the powers a directly-elected Dublin mayor could have

A directly-elected mayor would appoint a cabinet of politicians and non-politicians to administer the Dublin Metropolitan Region with responsibility for a wide range of areas, according to a draft report.

# dublin-mayor - Friday 18 October, 2013

Poll: Should Irish cities have directly-elected mayors? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish cities have directly-elected mayors?

Dublin could have its own version of London’s Boris Johnson or New York’s Michael Bloomberg under a process currently under way…

Hogan on Dublin mayor plan: 'I might be 6' 5'' but I'm not going to lean in any direction'

The Minister isn’t giving much away about whether or not he’d like a directly-elected mayor for the capital.

# dublin-mayor - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Hogan: No point having elected mayor for Dublin unless position is meaningful

The government intends to hold a referendum at the same time as the local elections next year to ask Dublin residents whether or not they want an elected mayor for the capital.

# dublin-mayor - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Cabinet fails to agree pre-election legislative programme

Fianna Fáil and the Greens meet in attempts to decide what laws to pass before leaving power – with no success.

# dublin-mayor - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Gogarty slams Labour moves to delay Dublin Mayor vote

Paul Gogarty slams a defeated Labour Party move that would have seen the directly-elected mayor be delayed until 2014.