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From 2015 onwards your elected members have the power to vary the Local Property Tax by +/- 15%. As part of this process, Dublin City Council now invites members of the public to take part in an online survey to identify their views on the Local Property Tax.
The consultation process will run from Thursday 2nd July 2015 to 4.30pm on Wednesday 5th August 2015. A report summarising the submissions received will be presented to the elected members in September to inform them in their decision making duties. Online survey / Suirbhé ar líne.
College Green Bus Corridor
Due to Luas works College Green will be restricted to public transport between 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday from the 10th of August.
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 Economic Monitor
Summer 2015 Issue 2
In this issue ;
Latest Dublin Economic Data
Dublin Economy Continues to strengthen
Markit Dublin PMI
KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment
Summer is here, remember to BBQ safety.
Dublin Fire Brigade is trying to help you stay safe from fire this Summer. Follow the simple guidelines, remember your safety, the safety of others and the environment.
So have fun in the sun and don’t be the cause of a forest or gorse fire!
Dublin to Host Ironman 70.3 Triathlon
Dublin City Council and Ironman are pleased to announce that the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon will be coming to Dublin on the 9th August 2015.
The IRONMAN 70.3 Dublin Triathlon will consist of a 1.2 mile swim in the Irish Sea south of Dublin City, a 56 mile bike ride through the stunning countryside surrounding Dublin and then a 13.1 mile run in the heart of the city. Over 2,500 athletes from more than 40 countries will be competing in the Triathlon. For more information on the race visit www.ironman.com/dublin70.3.
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...
Opportunities for Landlords
The Dublin local authorities (Dublin City, South Dublin, Fingal and Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Councils) invite landlords to make their properties available for social tenancies. There are more options than you think and one to suit your circumstances. For more information, talk to one of our team on 1800 855 920 or visit www.dublinlandlords.ie
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
Tá an comhlacht nua Uisce Éireann freagrach as seirbhísí uisce a chur ar fáil do ghnólachtaí agus do
theaghlaigh. Brú anseo le haghaidh eolas i nGaeilge.
Dublin City Council in partnership with the French Embassy in Ireland is pleased to present a season of French Opera in the Open. To celebrate the relocation of the French Embassy’s Cultural Service to Merrion Square, a special one-off performance of Orphée et Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck will be performed in Merrion Square Park at 1pm today, Thursday 30th July 2015.30th July Read more
A new exhibition in City Hall marks 100 years since the funeral of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, the Fenian leader and revolutionary who lay in state in City Hall for four days. On display in City Hall from Saturday 1st August until the end of October 2015, “The Funeral of O’Donovan Rossa” exhibition contains images, newspaper articles and ephemera from the Dublin City Library & Archive , Pearse Street.30th July Read more