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#Dublin Mayor

# dublin-mayor - This year 2022

Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place

Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place

Jun 25th 2022, 12:41 PM 12,771 Views 22 Comments

The former Taoiseach said a “ten-year plan where we start building up the federal system would be great” and “putting in a mayor at the start of that might be won’t work”.

Citizens’ Assembly on directly elected Dublin Mayor holds first in-person meeting
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Citizens’ Assembly on directly elected Dublin Mayor holds first in-person meeting

Apr 30th 2022, 3:46 PM 9,722 Views 17 Comments

The Assembly will examine the potential benefits and challenges of a directly elected Mayor for Dublin

New citizens' assembly on biodiversity to meet for the first time in April
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# Crisis

New citizens' assembly on biodiversity to meet for the first time in April

Feb 8th 2022, 5:46 PM 4,600 Views 5 Comments

Cabinet approved two new citizens’ assemblies on biodiversity and Dublin’s local governance at a meeting this afternoon.

# dublin-mayor - All time

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

Apr 5th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,565 Views 21 Comments

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”.

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

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:00 PM 6,425 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Mar 31st 2014, 11:23 PM 19,094 Views 100 Comments

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
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# Total Mayor

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

Mar 31st 2014, 11:34 AM 36 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

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

Nov 18th 2013, 6:42 PM 13,566 Views 37 Comments

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.

Poll: Should Irish cities have directly-elected mayors?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish cities have directly-elected mayors?

Oct 18th 2013, 9:15 AM 7,904 Views 98 Comments

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'
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# Dublin Mayor

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

Oct 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,637 Views 59 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 3rd 2013, 6:00 AM 2,979 Views 31 Comments

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.

Cabinet fails to agree pre-election legislative programme
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# Election 2011

Cabinet fails to agree pre-election legislative programme

Jan 11th 2011, 9:36 PM 490 Views 0 Comments

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

Gogarty slams Labour moves to delay Dublin Mayor vote
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# Dublin Mayor

Gogarty slams Labour moves to delay Dublin Mayor vote

Dec 2nd 2010, 2:01 PM 391 Views 0 Comments

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