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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 Christy Burke. He was elected on Friday 6th June 2014 and is the 345th Lord Mayor of Dublin.

Latest News

Book of Condolence for Victims of Plane Tragedy

I have opened a Book of Condolence for the victims of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 which crashed on Tuesday 24th March in the French Alps.
The public will be able to sign the Book of Condolence at The Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 as follows:

  •  11am to 4pm Thursday 26th March
  • 10am to 4pm Friday 27th March
  • 10am to 4pm Saturday 28th March

 I offer my personal sympathies to all who have suffered the loss of loved ones and we will keep them in our thoughts and prayers.

Freedom of the City of Dublin 2015

I was honoured to confer the Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin on Brother Kevin Crowley and John Giles on Saturday 28th February 2015. Dublin City Council had approved the nominations at the City Council meeting held on 1st September 2014.
Brother Kevin is the founder of the Capuchin Day Centre in Bow Street which feeds 800 people a day and gives out 1,800 food parcels to those in need. The Centre also has a medical and information centre. John Giles is one of Ireland's most respected soccer players, winning 59 Irish international caps. He also uses his knowledge of football in his John Giles Foundation to promote health, building community cohesion and encouraging lifelong participation and learning.
They join a list of 78 other worthy recipients to receive the Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin

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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