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Football Pitches Playability

The latest Dublin City Council Pitch Playability table for the weekend...

Dublin City Sports and Wellbeing Partnership COVID 19 Club Small Grant Scheme

The COVID-19 club small grant scheme is part of a programme from the Government of Ireland, implemented through Sport Ireland and its network of Local Sports Partnerships to support the sports sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Smithfield Horse Fair, Sunday 1st March 2020

The Smithfield Horse Fair is scheduled to take place on Sunday March 1st 2020 between the hours of 10:00am and 1:30pm.

To apply for a Smithfield Event Trading Licence, you will need to submit:

​North Bull Island Volunteer Programme

Dublin City Council is looking for applications from members of the public to become a Conservation Volunteer on North Bull Island.

The Conservation Volunteer programme at North Bull Island is now in its fourth year.  The programme, which currently has a dedicated group of 18 volunteers, completed 976 hours of volunteering in 2019 and carried out a range of flora and fauna surveys as well as workshops to over 400 people.

DCC Biodiversity Events during Heritage Week, 2019

Join Dublin City Council for a range of events during Heritage Week. All events are free and suitable for children 12 and under.  No booking required.

With our changeable weather, do make sure to bring a rain jacket and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Graveyards as Living Places

Often overlooked, graveyards are urban refuges for a range of biodiversity. Join Dublin City Council’s Biodiversity Officer and find out more about the wildlife living in these havens, including the unexpected species that can be found on stone structures.

Velo-City

Dublin City Council is pleased to announce an open call for artists/creative practitioners, cultural organisations, collectives, creative/cultural communities and neighbourhood communities/organisations to submit proposals to be part of Velo-city, International Cycling Conference, taking place in the Convention Centre Dublin from the 25th to 28th of June, 2019. This open call is for activities, performances, readings, workshops, showcase events (including photography and film), interactive art installations, etc. to take place in Dublin City as part of the Velo-city Conference. 

Proposal to name bridge on Cabra Road ‘The Harry Clarke Bridge’

Naming of bridge in Cabra ‘The Harry Clarke Bridge’ - proposal

The City Council’s Commemorative Naming Committee received an application from the Cabra Road Residents’ Association (CRRA), in November 2017, to name the Cabra Road bridge, ‘The Harry Clarke Bridge’. The bridge crosses the Luas tracks at Saint Peter’s Avenue, some 400 metres west of St Peter’s Church.

Dawn Chorus 2018 Events

Exhibition on Dawn Chorus
May 04th to May 19th, Atrium Civic Offices

Throughout the Month of May from 9am to 5pm you can also visit the  Dawn Chorus Birdsong Exhibition in the Atrium Civic Offices, Wood Quay which showcases the RTE Radio One  Mooney Goes Wild posters of Irish Songbirds depicting the  photographic work of  Mark Carmody. These images are also flying on flags throughout the city. Between 7am and 10am each morning you can hear a  recording of the  St Anne’s Park  Dusk and Dawn Chorus  by the sound Artist  Fergus Kelly. 

Rose Festival 2018

Rose Festival

Dublin City Council invites you to come along and join in the fun at the annual St. Anne’s Park Rose Festival which takes place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 20th and 21st July from 10.00am to 6.00pm each day.

St. Anne’s Park is one of the jewels of Dublin’s northside where the public can enjoy woodland walks, recreational facilities and, of course, the beautiful Rose Garden.  We invite everyone to come along over the weekend and enjoy a great day of family fun in this beautiful setting. 

Celebrate World Wetlands Day - 2nd February 2018

Dublin City Council is celebrating Ramsar International World Wetlands Day on Feb 2nd by inviting people to visit the city’s wetlands at North Bull Island and Sandymount Strand.

Wetlands are areas saturated by water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, static or flowing, fresh, brackish, or marine.  Wetland habitat types in Ireland are typically marsh, swamp, bog, fen, turlough, lagoons, salt marshes, estuaries and wet woodlands.  

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