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#KeepDublinClean with the Clean Dublin Team.
Report illegal dumping on http://www.fixyourstreet.ie or on the litter hotline 1800 251 500.
Dublin City Council is intensifying its Anti Litter Campaign this year in an effort to deal with the serious problem of illegal dumping in parts of the North Inner City.
Keeping our city clean is a shared responsibility for us all. Please click here for more information.
The Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies and Certificate in Oral History courses will be offered at Dublin City Library and Archive, 138 - 144 Pearse Street on Monday’s (Local Studies) and Tuesday’s (Oral History) from September 2015 until April 2016. The courses will be held in the evenings from 5.30 - 8 pm and will equip participants with skills in researching local history, including the preparation of a dissertation, and how to carry out an oral history interview. The closing date for course applications is 5 pm on Friday 4th September. For more information and a printed course brochure, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A new Draft Local Area Plan (LAP) has been prepared for Phibsborough under the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended).
The Plan, which is at Draft stage, will remain in place for 6-years once adopted, with the potential to extend to 10-years. It contains numerous objectives for enhancing the local environment within Phibsborough and sets out land use requirements for key development sites. (Click here for further details)
Members of the public are invited to make submissions on the Draft Plan in the period from 17th August – 28th September 2015.
Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable?
If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2015. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level.
College Green Bus Corridor now operates from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday. During these hours, only buses, taxis and bicycles can travel through College Green. The corridor will remain open to all vehicles outside of these hours, including all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Go to www.luascrosscity.ie and click on 'show how it affects your journey'
Access to car parks will be maintained at all times.
You can plan your journey to your public car park of choice with the car park access guide .
New exhibition “The Funeral of O’Donovan Rossa” on display in City Hall from 1st August 2015
O’Donovan Rossa's body lay in state for four days in City Hall before interment in Glasnevin Cemetery on 1st August 1915. The exhibition uses images, newspaper articles and ephemera from the Dublin and Irish Collections, Dublin City Library and Archive, Pearse Street and also footage of the funeral from Mise Eire which shows the statues in City Hall draped in black for the occasion. More...
The exhibition will be on display in City Hall Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5.15pm from 1st August until the end of October 2015. Entry is FREE of charge.
Dublin City Council is pleased to present this Corporate Plan for the period 2015 -2019.
It puts forward a Vision for both the City and the Council as an organisation and affirms the values by which we should work together to deliver on our ambitions.
How to get your €100 Water Conservation Grant
You need to have registered with Irish Water by the 30th June 2015 at the latest, even if you are not an Irish Water customer. You can do this online at www.water.ie by phoning 1890 448 448, or by post. More information...
An bealach le do Dheontas Caomhnaithe Uisce €100 a fháil
Caithfidh tú a bheith cláraithe le hUisce Éireann roimh 30 Meitheamh 2015 ar a dheireanaí, fiú murar custaiméir de chuid Uisce Éireann tú. Is féidir é seo a dhéanamh ar líne ag www.water.ie, trí ghlaoch ar 1890 448 448, nó tríd an bpost. Ní gá duit aon rud eile a dhéanamh anois. Breis eolais...
Seven-day recycling available
Dublin City Council has announced that five Bring Centres will open from 10am to 4pm on Sundays between now and 27th September 2015.
The Bring Centres are located at:
Opening these Bring Centres on a seven-day basis is part of Dublin City Council’s drive to make it easier for people to recycle.
The Living City initiative focuses on the regeneration of retail and commercial districts and encouraging people to live in the historic centres of Cork,Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick and Waterford.
The aim of the Living City initiative is to bring life back into the heart of the relevant cities by offering tax relief for qualifying expenditure incurred on the refurbishment or conversion of certain buildings where conditions are met.
Dublin City Council has begun preparing the new City Development Plan 2016 – 2022. It will set out a shared vision and direction for the future development of our city.
To inform this process, Dublin City Council have put together an Issues Paper, which highlights some of the 'big picture' priority issues for the city over the next six years.
We are encouraging citizens, communities and organisations to read through these issues and make observations.
We are on Pinterest, are you?
A few months back we started a Pinterest account to share with you images of city, events, historical records and anything interesting that we come across in archives and in our day to day work.
We are always looking for interesting images of the city. If you have any and would like us to share it in our account, please send it to us to email@example.com
As a property owner, taking measures to protect your property from flooding will limit the distress and damage caused by flooding. However, finding the right flood protection products can be difficult.
Dublin City Council has developed a Property Flood Protection Guide to assist property owners in selecting flood protection products. We have also produced other documents that will assist property owners in preparing in advance for a flood and dealing with a flood as it is happening. More...
Irish Water is the new national water utility and is now responsible for managing the delivery of water services to homes and businesses in Ireland.
For further information or to report an issue with:
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Dublin City Council Pitch Playability 29/30 August 201528th August Read more
The temporary bathing prohibition for Sandymount Strand and Merrion Strand was lifted on Wednesday, 26th August 2015, following laboratory analysis results for samples taken on Monday 24th August.27th August Read more