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The Christmas lights in Dublin will be turned off earlier each night this year
Eamon Ryan said earlier this month that local authorities were looking at the issue of Christmas lights this winter.
City centre businesses vote to retain DublinTown organisation for another five years
Out of 2,500 eligible businesses, just over 1,200 took part in the plebiscite on the future of the scheme.
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Dublin business group objects to Council's Christmas music plan saying it would create a 'cacophony' of 'sonic conflict'
The Council has proposed piloting a radio messaging and Christmas music programme in the Grafton Street area for six weeks starting in early December.
Contactless charity donations were introduced around Dublin today
The move will allow people to instantly donate to Focus Ireland, the ISPCC and Little Blue Heroes.
'There's no such thing as the Grafton Quarter': Councillors hit out at this year's Christmas lights
Attempts to re-name or re-brand parts of Dublin City have come in for criticism in recent years.
Opinion: Proposals for the night time economy could boost our town centres
We should overhaul nightlife to tap into emerging consumer trends, writes Richard Guiney, CEO of DublinTown.
Phasing out the Christmas collection bucket? Irish charities start the switch to contactless payments
Temple Street Children’s Hospital has said it’s moving away from traditional bucket collecting methods.
A new app wants to help you find car parking space in Dublin
The app also maps your route to the parking space.
All lit up - a sneak preview of Dublin's Christmas lightshow
It takes four weeks and over a million lightbulbs to keep Dublin looking festive come December.
'The majority of begging in Dublin city centre is organised'
Richard Guiney, who represents thousands of businesses in the capital, said the government needs to do more.