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#Wicklow County Council

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 13 November, 2020

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 25,220 Views 0 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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 48,655 Views 20 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'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 15,276 Views 26 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

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 34,613 Views 72 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Saturday 5 August, 2017

'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 4,163 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 10,040 Views 13 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Sunday 2 July, 2017

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 21,539 Views 11 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Sunday 7 May, 2017

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 22,604 Views 27 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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 9,762 Views 28 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'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 16,189 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.”

# wicklow-county-council - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

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 16,202 Views 8 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Monday 9 May, 2016

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 17,065 Views 50 Comments

They had been protesting in the building since Thursday.

# wicklow-county-council - Saturday 7 May, 2016

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 21,688 Views 84 Comments

The men have been in the building since Thursday.

# wicklow-county-council - Monday 21 March, 2016

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 26,651 Views 0 Comments

The case was adjourned to next week.

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 17 October, 2014

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 15,037 Views 98 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 9 May, 2014

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 12,281 Views 31 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Monday 11 November, 2013

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 8,895 Views 43 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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 19,374 Views 36 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.

# wicklow-county-council - Saturday 26 October, 2013

‘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 4,862 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-county-council - Friday 25 October, 2013

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 11,258 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 9,924 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.

# wicklow-county-council - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

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 6,397 Views 21 Comments

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

# wicklow-county-council - Friday 21 June, 2013

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 7,820 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-county-council - Thursday 20 June, 2013

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 5,996 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-county-council - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

# wicklow-county-council - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

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 9,102 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”.

# wicklow-county-council - Thursday 27 September, 2012

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 400 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 - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

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 728 Views 0 Comments

Two fireman were killed by the blaze in 2007.