Concrete proposals for safety in capital planned under new Dublin city taskforce

Group is expected to be established by early May to help improve the capital

Richard Shakepeare, chief executive of Dublin City Council. Picture: Fergal Philips.

A new task force to address safety issues in Dublin city centre will be given a 12-week mandate to draw up concrete proposals under plans being progressed by the government.

Taoiseach Simon Harris last week announced the group to be formed of members of Dublin City Council, An Garda Síochána, local business and retail groups, community organisations, and cultural bodies.

A spokeswoman for the taoiseach said the taskforce would have a chairperson, be “tightly focused ...