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#Wicklow County Council

# wicklow-county-council - This year 2022

Coastal erosion and cost of repairs endangers Bray cliff walk
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Coastal erosion and cost of repairs endangers Bray cliff walk

Apr 17th 2022, 4:03 PM 41,982 Views 27 Comments

Wicklow County Council were forced to close off parts of the Bray Cliff Walk last year.

# wicklow-county-council - Last year 2021

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'
# Al Fresco
# Al Fresco

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'

Mar 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,910 Views 60 Comments

Restaurants and cafes are calling for some leeway when it comes to applying for planning permission.

# wicklow-county-council - All time

Pete Taylor seeks injunction to stop council evicting boxing club from premises
# Bray Boxing Club
# Bray Boxing Club

Pete Taylor seeks injunction to stop council evicting boxing club from premises

Nov 13th 2020, 4:31 PM 25,244 Views 0 Comments

The claim was brought after the council allegedly changed the locks on the premises in June 2018 after a shooting.

Gardaí launch investigation into Wicklow County Council over allegations of planning irregularities
# Garda Probe
# Garda Probe

Gardaí launch investigation into Wicklow County Council over allegations of planning irregularities

May 15th 2019, 6:05 AM 48,858 Views 20 Comments

A number of sworn affidavits were handed over to Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy last week.

'My house has flooded twice in my lifetime': Bray residents concerned about development on floodplain
# Flood Waters
# Flood Waters

'My house has flooded twice in my lifetime': Bray residents concerned about development on floodplain

Jan 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 15,705 Views 26 Comments

A Bray community group said the development of a town centre is planned on a natural floodplain that protects their homes.

Sinn Féin expels three Wicklow councillors from party
# Council Row
# Council Row

Sinn Féin expels three Wicklow councillors from party

Sep 19th 2017, 3:17 PM 34,718 Views 72 Comments

One of the councillors, Gerry O’Neill, first heard the news from an RTÉ journalist.

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds
# DMZ
From The42
# DMZ

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds

Aug 5th 2017, 9:14 AM 4,208 Views 9 Comments

Martin O’Connor doesn’t regret a controversial statement comparing Wicklow to North Korea.

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds

Aug 5th 2017, 6:00 AM 10,080 Views 13 Comments

Martin O’Connor doesn’t regret a controversial statement comparing Wicklow to North Korea.

Housing estate where 7 people have died in blazes 'must be brought into new fire safety review'
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Housing estate where 7 people have died in blazes 'must be brought into new fire safety review'

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 22,066 Views 11 Comments

The new Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has ordered a fire safety review of all multi-story apartments in the State.

A 75-year-old diver is stalling waste-dumping plans from Ireland's largest company
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

A 75-year-old diver is stalling waste-dumping plans from Ireland's largest company

May 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 22,672 Views 27 Comments

CRH subsidiary Roadstone has been delayed from filling a disused quarry with construction refuse.

Irish Water to pump €200 million into plant to avoid undrinkable water
# Watering Wicklow
# Watering Wicklow

Irish Water to pump €200 million into plant to avoid undrinkable water

Nov 30th 2016, 2:20 PM 9,797 Views 29 Comments

Not everyone is in favour with the first major upgrade in 150 years of the Vartry scheme.

'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste
# Ballynagran
# Ballynagran

'Worst landfill in the state' to receive 40,000 extra tonnes of waste

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 16,440 Views 21 Comments

“There was a failure to put in place any plans to deal with this – now Wicklow will become a dumping ground because of this failure.”

After 20 years of false starts, a big site in the centre of Bray is finally getting the go-ahead
# Florentine Centre
# Florentine Centre

After 20 years of false starts, a big site in the centre of Bray is finally getting the go-ahead

Nov 16th 2016, 3:32 PM 16,243 Views 8 Comments

The Florentine Centre has been earmarked for successive retail developments since 1996.

Homeless men end occupation of council building in Bray
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Homeless men end occupation of council building in Bray

May 9th 2016, 8:29 AM 17,120 Views 50 Comments

They had been protesting in the building since Thursday.

Protest: Two homeless men have occupied a Bray council building
# Wicklow County Council
# Wicklow County Council

Protest: Two homeless men have occupied a Bray council building

May 7th 2016, 3:50 PM 21,715 Views 84 Comments

The men have been in the building since Thursday.

Glendalough food sellers launch court action against ice-cream van 'parked in front of their business'
# Glendalough
# Glendalough

Glendalough food sellers launch court action against ice-cream van 'parked in front of their business'

Mar 21st 2016, 6:31 PM 26,728 Views 0 Comments

The case was adjourned to next week.

Kelly: Language in water charges letter was "unhelpful and over the top"
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Kelly: Language in water charges letter was "unhelpful and over the top"

Oct 17th 2014, 10:58 PM 15,048 Views 98 Comments

The letter was sent to tenants who were part of the Rental Accommodation Scheme.

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 12,374 Views 31 Comments

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager defeated
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Motion of no confidence in Wicklow county manager defeated

Nov 11th 2013, 8:19 PM 8,966 Views 43 Comments

Wicklow County Council hired four men from a private security firm to attend the meeting today.

Greystones Harbour ‘building site’ remains in limbo as developer dismisses community plan
# Community Fights Back
# Community Fights Back

Greystones Harbour ‘building site’ remains in limbo as developer dismisses community plan

Oct 29th 2013, 5:30 PM 19,484 Views 37 Comments

A pivotal town council meeting is taking place this evening, where town council members will decide whether to accept the Sisk or community plan.

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

Oct 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,914 Views 10 Comments

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths
# Bray Fire Officers
# Bray Fire Officers

Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths

Oct 25th 2013, 9:50 PM 11,396 Views 33 Comments

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007. The maximum possible fine was €3 million.

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths
# Courts
# Courts

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths

Oct 25th 2013, 8:25 AM 9,935 Views 32 Comments

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007.

Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths
# Courts
# Courts

Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths

Jul 31st 2013, 2:14 PM 6,431 Views 21 Comments

Wicklow County Council pleaded guilty to three criminal charges related to the deaths of two firemen in Bray in 2007.

Labour councillors resign after Gilmore fails to meet them
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Labour councillors resign after Gilmore fails to meet them

Jun 21st 2013, 4:44 PM 7,858 Views 46 Comments

Two Wicklow county councillors joined TD Patrick Nulty in leaving the Labour Party today, citing the party’s “loss in credibility”.

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths
# Bray
# Bray

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths

Jun 20th 2013, 12:48 PM 6,021 Views 19 Comments

The council was on trial for the deaths of two firefighters in a blaze that broke out in a disused building in Bray six years ago.

Wicklow Co Co must find the money to pay property tax on council houses
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Wicklow Co Co must find the money to pay property tax on council houses

Dec 18th 2012, 7:05 AM 9,169 Views 60 Comments

Wicklow County Manager Eddie Sheehy said there was “no provision in the budget for any payment in relation to local authority houses”.

Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’

Sep 27th 2012, 7:01 AM 538 Views 18 Comments

Mary Murray, wife of one of the Bray fire men who lost their lives in a blaze five years ago says men who risk their lives are heroes.

Wicklow County Council charged over fatal Bray fire
# Bray Fire
# Bray Fire

Wicklow County Council charged over fatal Bray fire

Jun 21st 2011, 12:09 PM 750 Views 0 Comments

Two fireman were killed by the blaze in 2007.