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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Public lido floated for Dublin after white-water rafting plan sinks
A revised proposal will be brought to councillors early next year and a public lido as well as a diving pool are likely to feature under this plan
Dublin City Council grants extension of storage lease for Victorian market
MB McNamara, a construction firm that is developing a Hilton hotel in Dublin 7, has been leasing the property for storage since June 2020
Council axes deal with UK arms firm for social housing units
The preliminary deal with Dublin City Council had been for a mix of newly-built apartments and houses that were bought by BAE’s pension fund
Victorian Fruit and Vegetable market rented out as construction storage facility for €600 a week
MB McNamara, a construction firm developing a nearby Hilton Hotel, was granted a licence by Dublin City Council to use the historic market to store fittings and fixtures in June 2020