News & Events

Eamonn Ceannt Park Temporary Playground Closure

The playground at Eamonn Ceannt Park will be closed on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th June 2019 to facilitate essential improvement works. Parks and Landscape Services apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The Dublin City Heritage Parks App

The Dublin City Heritage Parks App has been created to increase park usage and the cultural appreciation of the parks by putting the information and images of the art into the ‘visitors’ hands’ through their mobile phone. At the same time, enhancing the visitor experience by providing them with an enjoyable, interactive and innovative way to experience the parks art, history and horticulture. The App also aims to build a community of registered users by communicating with them with updates on events, news and on-going developments.   

The Dublin City Heritage Parks App is designed to target two sectors, Dublin’s local and tourist markets. The App’s initial offering is Merrion Square Park where users get an insightful journey into the history of Merrion Square, it’s Art, Horticulture and surrounding buildings where some of Ireland’s most influential people lived and today where some of Ireland’s most important buildings stand.

The App has two tours:

  • The “Art in the Park” Tour is an 11-point tour around the park showcasing famous figures or events in Irish history through some of Ireland’s most famous sculptural pieces.
  • The “Around the Park” Tour takes you around the outside to Merrion Square and highlights some of the many famous building that encompass the park. These wonderful Georgian buildings have had some of Ireland’s most celebrated people as residents and some are still to this day some of the most important building in Ireland from the corridors of power at the Irish Parliament to the serenity of the National Gallery to the Natural History Museum.

Features Highlights

  • Two Tours with full built in navigation
  • Automatic Information Display (AID) based on location and range to the POI
  • POI Display Now/Display Later
  • User interaction with each POI
  • Horticultural Information
  • Events guide
  • Business Intelligence feedback management
  • Web-based Content Management System (CMS)

Biodiversity in Dublin City

Biodiversity Events

Casual Trading Bye Laws

Dublin City Council has adopted new Casual Trading Fees Bye Laws 2018.

Casual Trading Bye Laws 2013

Dublin City Council adopted Casual Trading Bye Laws 2013. 
Included in Casual Trading Bye-Laws 2013 are:

Children Swimming Lessons

Sports and Fitness Centres

Dublin City Council’s six Sports and Fitness Centre’s strive to provide a safe, friendly and all-inclusive environment to people living and working in the Dublin City area. The standard of our facilities & equipment comfortably rival anything found in the private sector. 

Opening Times and Prices

Soccer Pitches

Book a playing pitch

Dublin City Council maintains 240 playing pitches for the use of the public. This includes GAA and soccer pitches. Your club can hire one of these pitches for a winter or summer league, or a one-off match.


To book a pitch, complete the application form and send it to us at the address below.

Commemorative Naming

Dublin City Council recognises that public commemoration and memorials offer opportunities to honour, celebrate, or remember a person, group of persons or events of significance. They provide an opportunity for the City to highlight important social, cultural and economic contributions to society, to celebrate the uniqueness of the City and to create a ‘sense of place’ which is identified as being of great importance to citizens and visitors.

Sports and Fitness Centre Locations