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From TheJournal.ie 865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August Homelessness

865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August

There were 8,702 people in emergency accommodation nationwide in August.

From TheJournal.ie Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List' Dublin City Council

Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List'

The Council had requested in its ‘Wish List’ to Minister Eamon Ryan that taxis be banned from a number of bus lanes in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Council to take legal action against developer over O'Rahilly house demolition O Rahilly

Council to take legal action against developer over O'Rahilly house demolition

The property at 40 Herbert Park, which once belonged to the 1916 leader, was bulldozed by a company developing the site on Tuesday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Council asked to inspect demolished former home of 1916 leader four weeks ago The O Rahilly

Council asked to inspect demolished former home of 1916 leader four weeks ago

Dublin city councillors had passed a motion earlier this month to have the property added to the Record of Protected Structures.

From TheJournal.ie 'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin Ballsbridge

'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin

The property at 40 Herbert Park was bulldozed this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated Black Lives Matter

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated

Historian Kyle Leyden has argued that there are “definite issues” with the statues – even if they are not depicting slaves.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael councillor apologises after trying to have HAP tenant relocated while acting as estate agent Ethics Breach

Fine Gael councillor apologises after trying to have HAP tenant relocated while acting as estate agent

Danny Byrne was found in breach of the Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act by Dublin City Council.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor tried to have HAP tenant relocated from property while acting as estate agent Ethics Breach

Councillor tried to have HAP tenant relocated from property while acting as estate agent

Fine Gael Councillor Danny Byrne has been found in breach of the Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act by Dublin City Council.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Dublin City Council's decision to cut Local Property Tax will only favour the wealthy Dublin City Council

Opinion: Dublin City Council's decision to cut Local Property Tax will only favour the wealthy

Dublin City Council councillors last night voted in favour of retaining a 15% cut. Here, Michael Pidgeon argues why he believes this to be a regressive step.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation Flats Complex

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation

It’s understood the organisers of the party do not live in the flats and that drugs were widely available on the night.

From TheJournal.ie Council says Dublin pubs, cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve outside if they meet certain conditions Level 3

Council says Dublin pubs, cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve outside if they meet certain conditions

Such establishments can only cater for outdoor dining from tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award Shortlist

One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award

Three of the shortlisted novels are in translation.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended Paid Parking

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended

500 parking spaces have been allocated for healthcare workers in city centre car parks.

From TheJournal.ie A spike in seagulls? Locals in Dublin have concerns but experts say lockdown isn't to blame Angry Birds

A spike in seagulls? Locals in Dublin have concerns but experts say lockdown isn't to blame

The seagull population of Dublin is now at its peak.

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrianisation trials in Dublin city centre extended until end of August Dublin City Council

Pedestrianisation trials in Dublin city centre extended until end of August

The council extended the trial period due to the “extremely positive feedback”.

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again Campaign

Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again

Dublin City Council has begun a campaign aimed at supporting hospitality and retail sectors in the city.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals No Charge

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals

Healthcare workers were not being charged to park in the vicinity of hospitals during the pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Locals campaign against proposed 15 storey residential tower in Dublin Ringsend

Locals campaign against proposed 15 storey residential tower in Dublin

The proposal is for 48 apartments in a building in Ringsend.

From TheJournal.ie Art historian says sculptures removed from Shelbourne Hotel did not depict slaves Dublin

Art historian says sculptures removed from Shelbourne Hotel did not depict slaves

The University of London lecturer said that the women were instead princesses.

From TheJournal.ie Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel Dublin

Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel

Four bronze statues depicting two Nubian princesses from the lower Nile and their slave girls holding torches were recently removed.

From TheJournal.ie 'A private company is not a community service': Council asks for ideas on how to redevelop Fruit & Vegetable Market amid Councillor concerns Dublin City Council

'A private company is not a community service': Council asks for ideas on how to redevelop Fruit & Vegetable Market amid Councillor concerns

The Fruit & Vegetable Market, located off Capel Street on Dublin’s Northside, closed last year after 127 years of wholesale trading.

From TheJournal.ie Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run Pedestrianisation

Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run

The pedestrianisation trials take place over four consecutive weekends starting today.

From TheJournal.ie Council gives green light to plans for development of over 1,000 residential units in Dublin New Housing

Council gives green light to plans for development of over 1,000 residential units in Dublin

The plans include 992 build-to-rent apartments and 110 apartments on the outskirts of Dublin

From TheJournal.ie 'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool Liffey Swim

'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool

Concerns have been raised around the proposal to have the facility built and operated by a private entity.

From TheJournal.ie 'He'd look like the Blair Witch Project': Proposal to install uplighting at Luke Kelly sculpture for security rejected Night Visiting

'He'd look like the Blair Witch Project': Proposal to install uplighting at Luke Kelly sculpture for security rejected

One member of the public requested the Luke Kelly head be relocated to Kilbarrack where it “would be appreciated”.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces Art

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces

The announcement was made as the newly elected Lord Mayor Hazel Chu today launched ‘Sculpture Dublin’.

From TheJournal.ie 'Overall residential quality' among the concerns Dublin City Council has about Jervis co-living plans Planning Application

'Overall residential quality' among the concerns Dublin City Council has about Jervis co-living plans

Dublin City Council has requested additional information from the applicants to address a number of matters with the proposed development.

From TheJournal.ie North Dublin apartment block given green light despite objection from local pub Dublin City Council

North Dublin apartment block given green light despite objection from local pub

An Bord Pleanála overturned the Council’s original decision in August 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions Lights Camera Action

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions

Productions like Normal People, Penny Dreadful and The Rhythm Section were all shot on location in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin Chains Of Office

Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Chu was elected following a vote of councillors this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties High Court

Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties

The council’s proceedings are against Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton.

From TheJournal.ie Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months Housing Crisis

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months

Charities are asking the government to take action to prevent more homelessness in the wake of the pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased Commuters

Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased

The local authority indicated improvements are needed to walking/cycling routes in a report published in May.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to re-open playgrounds tomorrow in reversal of initial plans for Phase Two Let It Slide

Dublin City Council to re-open playgrounds tomorrow in reversal of initial plans for Phase Two

The council initially said last week that it would not open its playgrounds as part of Phase Two.

From TheJournal.ie Public toilets installed at top of Dublin's Grafton Street with more facilities to be rolled out across the city Public Toilets

Public toilets installed at top of Dublin's Grafton Street with more facilities to be rolled out across the city

Dublin City Council said that there will be a lack of facilities like bathrooms available to the public while pubs and restaurants remain closed.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council says it can't re-open playgrounds as they're not supervised Phase Two

Dublin City Council says it can't re-open playgrounds as they're not supervised

DCC Deputy Chief Executive Brendan Kenny said he didn’t think any local authority in the country had supervised playgrounds.

From TheJournal.ie Council 'investigating avenues' to solve public toilet issue in Dublin as restrictions ease PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE

Council 'investigating avenues' to solve public toilet issue in Dublin as restrictions ease

A Council spokesperson said it is “acutely aware of this issue” and is “working to come up with a solution.”

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown Bookworms

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown

Man Who Didn’t Call by Rosie Walsh tops the list for e-books.

From TheJournal.ie Proposal for playground in 1798 Rebellion memorial park branded 'immoral' Croppies Acre

Proposal for playground in 1798 Rebellion memorial park branded 'immoral'

Fine Gael Cllr Ray McAdam believes a playground would increase footfall and offset anti-social behaviour in the park.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus has forced some councils to take a new approach to local democracy Keeping Council

Coronavirus has forced some councils to take a new approach to local democracy

Some are sitting, some aren’t – how are councils in Dublin responding to Covid-19?

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