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Spot loud flashes and choppers flying over Ringsend this week? Don't worry it was just a drill
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Spot loud flashes and choppers flying over Ringsend this week? Don't worry it was just a drill

Sat 8:00 AM 25,427 Views 19 Comments

Exercise Viking Landing II took place at the Pigeon House, Poolbeg on Tuesday night.

Minister to meet with developers and Council to discuss €600k 'affordable' homes
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Minister to meet with developers and Council to discuss €600k 'affordable' homes

Sep 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 36,799 Views 42 Comments
  • The Journal reported in June around fears about how ‘affordable’ housing at Poolbeg in Dublin would be delivered.
  • The 37-acre site is one of the last large-scale pieces of development land left in Dublin city.
  • But concerns remain over the 'affordable' units which could cost as much as €600,000.
Housing Minister says €600,000 'not an affordable home' as concerns loom over Poolbeg site
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Housing Minister says €600,000 'not an affordable home' as concerns loom over Poolbeg site

Jul 27th 2021, 5:39 PM 39,670 Views 57 Comments
  • O'Brien's comments come after The Journal reported on concerns last month about how 'affordable' housing at Poolbeg in Dublin would be delivered.
  • Planning permission to build the first 600 units at the site was lodged last weekend.
Plans lodged to build 600 apartments on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg
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# Pembroke Quarter

Plans lodged to build 600 apartments on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg

Jul 25th 2021, 6:18 PM 24,154 Views 41 Comments

The consortium behind the project is eager to begin construction early next year.

Dáil to discuss making homes at Poolbeg site 'genuinely affordable'
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Dáil to discuss making homes at Poolbeg site 'genuinely affordable'

Jun 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 9,394 Views 13 Comments

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said Nama should transfer its stake in the site to the council.

'It's not affordable if they cost €600,000': questions over house prices at 'new suburb' in Poolbeg
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'It's not affordable if they cost €600,000': questions over house prices at 'new suburb' in Poolbeg

Jun 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,195 Views 34 Comments
Johnny Ronan to build 'new suburb' on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg
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Johnny Ronan to build 'new suburb' on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg

Jun 4th 2021, 5:40 PM 27,057 Views 37 Comments

Nearly 1,000 social and affordable homes will be included in the development.

Foundations of iconic Poolbeg chimneys at risk of corrosion due to presence of sulphur
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# The Stacks

Foundations of iconic Poolbeg chimneys at risk of corrosion due to presence of sulphur

Apr 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 24,859 Views 62 Comments
  • The ESB said chemical analysis undertaken last year identified the presence of the corrosive element.
  • It's planned works will be carried out on the iconic chimneys this year, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • Councillor Dermot Lacey has called for the towers to be protected and repainted.
Poll: Do you like the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin?
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Poll: Do you like the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin?

Mar 10th 2021, 8:02 AM 50,654 Views 117 Comments

It’s been reported the chimneys may have to be encased in fibreglass or concrete to ensure their survival.

Plans for 25% of Poolbeg Glass Bottle site to be mix of social and affordable housing welcomed
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Plans for 25% of Poolbeg Glass Bottle site to be mix of social and affordable housing welcomed

Updated Apr 11th 2019, 5:52 PM 21,454 Views 59 Comments

The planning permission will see that close to 900 social and affordable homes will be built on the site.

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend
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A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend

Feb 26th 2019, 7:51 PM 38,277 Views 43 Comments

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

Why a historic site next to the Poolbeg Towers could become Dublin's newest cultural hub
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# Assault On Precinct 13

Why a historic site next to the Poolbeg Towers could become Dublin's newest cultural hub

May 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,925 Views 13 Comments

A motion from the Green Party seeks to secure the Pigeon House Precinct for cultural and green uses.

'Intense discussions' underway to deliver 900 affordable homes on Poolbeg site
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'Intense discussions' underway to deliver 900 affordable homes on Poolbeg site

Apr 18th 2018, 6:01 AM 10,743 Views 25 Comments

A public hearing on the plan is due this month.

Poolbeg incinerator facing charges of breaking its licence at Dublin 4 site
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Poolbeg incinerator facing charges of breaking its licence at Dublin 4 site

Nov 28th 2017, 6:20 AM 14,928 Views 0 Comments

Dublin Waste to Energy has two months to decide how to plead.

The Poolbeg incinerator has started burning again after accident that hospitalised staff
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The Poolbeg incinerator has started burning again after accident that hospitalised staff

Jul 14th 2017, 6:11 PM 9,071 Views 14 Comments

The EPA also last week found a “moderate” infestation of flies at the site.

'It's disgusting': Fly infestation plagues Dublin residents and businesses
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'It's disgusting': Fly infestation plagues Dublin residents and businesses

Jul 8th 2017, 6:31 PM 56,074 Views 40 Comments

Locals say they have never seen anything like this number of flies before; one person described it as ‘biblical’.

The EPA is taking legal action after the lime leak at the Poolbeg incinerator
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# Staff Hospitalised

The EPA is taking legal action after the lime leak at the Poolbeg incinerator

Jul 7th 2017, 7:45 PM 15,299 Views 46 Comments

While 11 staff were hospitalised, Covanta said that no members of the public were in danger from the incident.

Parents gather to discuss effect of 'incredibly stupid' Poolbeg incinerator
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Parents gather to discuss effect of 'incredibly stupid' Poolbeg incinerator

Jun 20th 2017, 6:10 AM 17,656 Views 39 Comments

The activist group ‘Parents Against the Incinerator’ are holding a meeting this evening. Here’s a bit of what will be discussed.

Waste-burning suspended after lime-leak at Poolbeg incinerator
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# Dangerous Occurrence

Waste-burning suspended after lime-leak at Poolbeg incinerator

Jun 14th 2017, 4:43 PM 12,938 Views 23 Comments

Last week, eleven workers were taken to hospital following an ‘unscheduled’ release of lime.

Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator
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Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator

Jun 12th 2017, 10:06 PM 9,884 Views 33 Comments

Three investigations are ongoing after eleven workers at the plant were taken to hospital last week.

Emissions data from first week of activity at Poolbeg incinerator yet to be published
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# Safety Concerns

Emissions data from first week of activity at Poolbeg incinerator yet to be published

Jun 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 6,680 Views 9 Comments

Yesterday, 11 people were treated at hospital after an ‘uncontrolled release’ in the newly-opened plant.

'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised
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# Burning Issue

'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised

Jun 8th 2017, 2:17 PM 20,544 Views 62 Comments

Locals say they are concerned after yesterday’s lime leak.

Up and running: 'First fire' of waste at controversial Poolbeg incinerator
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Up and running: 'First fire' of waste at controversial Poolbeg incinerator

Jun 5th 2017, 3:33 PM 26,244 Views 36 Comments

The facility has started burning waste – two decades after it was first proposed.

More than a quarter of homes in Poolbeg will be social and affordable housing
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More than a quarter of homes in Poolbeg will be social and affordable housing

May 19th 2017, 8:16 AM 11,883 Views 60 Comments

The deal was made between the city council, Department of Housing and the developers.

The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste
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The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste

Apr 24th 2017, 1:37 PM 51,781 Views 109 Comments

The facility will fire up this weekend.

'I suppose we're f****** stuck with it': The Poolbeg incinerator is starting production
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'I suppose we're f****** stuck with it': The Poolbeg incinerator is starting production

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 26,057 Views 44 Comments

After years of holdups, the controversial plant is set to start burning waste this month.

ESB to step up security after teenager climbs Poolbeg chimney
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ESB to step up security after teenager climbs Poolbeg chimney

Dec 5th 2016, 10:04 PM 58,454 Views 74 Comments

A video has emerged of a Danish teenager climbing one of the landmark towers.

A teenager climbed the Poolbeg chimneys and filmed the entire thing
# Do Not Try This At Home
# Do Not Try This At Home

A teenager climbed the Poolbeg chimneys and filmed the entire thing

Dec 5th 2016, 8:11 PM 11,774 Views 3 Comments

The ESB aren’t happy with him.

Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers
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Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers

May 24th 2016, 6:50 PM 22,801 Views 42 Comments

It’s understood the strike had taken place as a result of three workers being let go from their jobs by text message last Friday.

Plans for 3,000 homes on Dublin glass bottle site
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Plans for 3,000 homes on Dublin glass bottle site

May 20th 2016, 1:36 PM 25,141 Views 83 Comments

Planning minister Simon Coveney has designated the huge site a strategic development zone.

10 great photos of the Poolbeg chimneys
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# Pretty Chimneys

10 great photos of the Poolbeg chimneys

Apr 30th 2015, 2:32 PM 17,223 Views 31 Comments

A lot of you are glad to see that they’re staying.

The Poolbeg chimneys are staying on the Dublin skyline
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# Electric Feel

The Poolbeg chimneys are staying on the Dublin skyline

Apr 29th 2015, 4:09 PM 17,069 Views 50 Comments

The ESB is keeping them, even though they don’t do anything.

People are loving this photographer's clever mirror image of Poolbeg towers
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# In The Frame

People are loving this photographer's clever mirror image of Poolbeg towers

Feb 5th 2015, 10:32 AM 19,422 Views 28 Comments

“I dragged my bedroom mirror down looking for an interesting image… my right arm is now two inches longer than my left!”

These politicians want to know why they got legal advice they didn't ask for
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These politicians want to know why they got legal advice they didn't ask for

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:02 AM 12,001 Views 45 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee was told it can’t question Irish Water boss John Tierney

Work has started on the Poolbeg incinerator - but there's already a protest planned
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# Breaking Ground

Work has started on the Poolbeg incinerator - but there's already a protest planned

Oct 21st 2014, 8:53 AM 8,650 Views 71 Comments

The plant is being built by US energy company Covanta.

Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed
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Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed

Sep 22nd 2014, 8:12 PM 7,866 Views 33 Comments

The council CEO is understood to have described it as an “oversight” on his part not to inform the councillors sooner.

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator
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Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator

Sep 21st 2014, 4:11 PM 9,026 Views 21 Comments

One councillor said it would have been “good manners and good practice” to contact them.

"The fight's not over yet": Councillors vote against Poolbeg incinerator plan
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"The fight's not over yet": Councillors vote against Poolbeg incinerator plan

Sep 8th 2014, 9:56 PM 7,387 Views 18 Comments

The majority of Dublin City councillors and Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown councillors voted against, while Fingal councillors voted in favour of the plan.

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead
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Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead

Sep 5th 2014, 8:18 PM 11,412 Views 58 Comments

The €500 million incinerator will process over 550,000 tonnes of waste each year.

Ever wondered what it looks like inside the Poolbeg chimneys?
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# Poolbeg

Ever wondered what it looks like inside the Poolbeg chimneys?

Aug 5th 2014, 3:15 PM 24,627 Views 50 Comments

Wonder no longer.

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