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The Night Mayor before Christmas? Search begins for Dublin’s new economic tsar

Dublin City Council to appoint night time advisor for capital, with role expected to be in place by year-end

Dame Street in Dublin city centre. Picture: Getty

Dublin City Council is to begin recruitment to appoint a night time economy tsar for the capital as part of a pilot project first announced almost two years ago.

The role of a night time advisor, which was first mooted in September 2021, is a full-time position for two years aimed at supporting the cultural and creative life of the city.

The person in charge of the night time economy would “work with key stakeholders ...