Elaine Byrne: Time to bin Dublin’s unwieldy mishmash of local government
As the various city authorities tie themselves in knots over bins, it highlights the need for a proper debate about the state of our capital, and for a directly elected mayor
To paraphrase Henry Kissinger, who do I call if I want to speak to Dublin? It depends on who you ask. No one is in charge of Dublin city because everyone is in charge – the lord mayor, Dublin City Council, the Office of Public Works (OPW) and various government departments.
Dr Tony Holohan did the capital a favour when he tweeted his shock at seeing crowds of people gathering on South Great George’s Street,...
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Comment: White-water rafting project was a valid idea with a failed sales pitch
Dublin City Council had a chance to paint a picture of an exciting new facility that could add new life to the north Docklands, instead it has offered a vague and laboured defence of its plans
Jim O’Callaghan: Portobello closure will only move the problem
A government TD has said plans by Dublin City Council to fence off the plaza at Portobello this weekend will just move groups gathering to drink to other parts of the canal.
Kildare council rapped for lack of accurate property register
Auditor warns bad record keeping is showing discrepancies in the value of the local authority’s €2.8 billion fixed assets