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This website gives information on the Lord Mayor of Dublin - first citizen of the city of Dublin.  The Lord Mayor is elected by the City Councillors at the Annual Meeting of the City Council which is held in City Hall.  The current Lord Mayor is Críona Ní Dhálaigh. She was elected on Monday 29th June 2015 and is the 346th Lord Mayor of Dublin, & the 8th female to hold the role.

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Lord Mayor's Charity Ball 2015

As part of the Mansion House 300 celebrations, I will host the Lord Mayor’s Charity Ball on Saturday 10th October at 7pm at the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2.  This year’s Charity Ball is very special as it marks 300 years since the first Ball was held in the Oak Room of the Mansion House.  The Charity Ball is sponsored by Conference & Events Venue @ the Mansion House, meaning all funds raised on the night go directly to the three chosen charities -  Cancer Clinical Research Trust (CCRT), Headway and The Rise Foundation. 

Táim an sásta traidisiún Damhsa Carthanachta an Ardmhéara a chur chun cinn agus airgead a shaothrú do na trí charthanacht thábhachtacha seo.  Is mian liom mo bhuíochas a chur in iúl dár n-urraitheoirí  Conference & Events Venue @ the Mansion House  dá n-urraíocht fhlaithiúil a chuireann ar ár gcumas gach pingin rua a ardaítear ar an oíche a sheoladh díreach isteach chuig na trí charthanacht seo a dhéanann obair chróga ó cheann ceann na bliana.

The evening promises to be a night of fine food, music and fundraising with a hint of the grandeur of years past.  Tickets for the Ball are priced at €100 each or a table of 10 at €1,000. 

To purchase tickets online click the top blue menu "I want to" and choose option "Pay for it".   Once on the secure payment site choose "Other Payments", followed by "Charity Ball" and "Lord Mayor's Charity Ball".  From there enter your personal details and once payment goes through you will receive a confirmation email.  Tickets will follow by post. 

To pay by cheque please ensure they are made payable to "Dublin City Council" and post to Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2.  If you have any queries please contact my office on 222 6200 or lordmayor@dublincity.ie

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Culture Night at the Mansion House

Culture Night takes place on Friday 18th September 2015.  Why not drop by and visit the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin for 300 years and scene of important civic and historic events.  We will be open from 6pm-9.30pm and tours are self-guided.  The Round Room is not included on the tour.  To find out what else is happening on Culture Night head to their official website: http://www.culturenight.ie/


Mansion House Tours

For the past 300 years the Mansion House has welcomed Dubliners, international & civic leaders, cultural stars and sporting heroes through its doors.  As part of our 300 year celebrations, the public rooms of the Mansion House will be open for guided tours:

- Saturday 29th August

- Saturday 26th September

Guided tours will be held at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm on these dates.

For more information and to book a place please contact the Office of the Lord Mayor at 01 222 6200 or lordmayor@dublincity.ie

Mansion House 300 – Lecture Series

2015 is not only the 300th anniversary of the Mansion House, it is also the 350th Anniversary of Lord Mayor’s of Dublin.  To coincide with this celebration we are hosting a lecture series on former Lord Mayor’s of Dublin, taking place on Tuesday evening’s in September to November.  To book a place please contact 01 – 222 6200 / lordmayor@dublincity.ie
Click here for details on the lectures.

Mansion House 300

To commemorate the 300th Anniversary of the Mansion House as a residence for the Lord Mayor of Dublin, the Office of the Lord Mayor & Dublin City Council commissioned Irish poet Dermot Bolger to write a poem to capture the essence of the house, which has been at the heart of Dublin for 300 years. Please click here to read the poem.

The Mansion House Dublin celebrates 300 years

In 2015, Dublin’s Mansion House celebrates 300 years as the official Mayoral residence. The house was built by developer Joshua Dawson between 1705 and 1710 and is a rare surviving example of Queen Anne style architecture in Dublin. In 2015 the Mansion House will celebrate this milestone with a number of events throughout the year. Please click here for further details.

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