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# Dublin Mayor

Last year
Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place
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
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
Cabinet approved two new citizens’ assemblies on biodiversity and Dublin’s local governance at a meeting this afternoon.
All time
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”.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.