Public Domain

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The Public Domain Team in the South East Area provides support, advice and assistance to enable residents and businesses to take an active role in the enhancement of the City.

We work closely with our Community Development Team to make our communities a better place to live, work and play.

You can see an overview on the work we do here: South East Area Public Domain & Community Development Annual Report

Public Domain Team

Public Domain Officer Dominic Hession. T: 01 222 5344 E:

Environmental Liaison Officer Paurig Gallagher T: 01 222 3934 E:

Litter Wardens, Public Domain General Operatives, Rapid Response Crew and Administration Staff support the team and work together to make the City a more attractive place for residents, businesses and visitors.

What services do we provide & support locally?

Community Clean ups

The South East Area promotes civic responsibility and will assist residents to clean up their neighbourhood. We will supply gloves, brushes, bags and will arrange for rubbish collected during a clean up to be removed.

Autumn Leaf Collection

Each autumn many residents groups, associations and individuals get involved in helping to manage their own areas by carrying out leaf clearing initiatives in their community.
We provide bags and equipment to these groups and remove all of the collected bagged leaves.

Dublin City Council also has a small prize fund that is used to fund a raffle for prizes in each area to say thanks to those who get involved in collecting leaf fall in their areas.

If your community requires assistance in organising a clean up or wish to participate in our annual leaf collection please contact

Remove Graffiti / Illegal Dumping/ Abandoned Bicycles

You can help us by reporting incidents of illegal dumping, graffiti, abandoned bicycles (including frames, chains) etc in your neighbourhood to one of the following:

City Neighbourhood Competition

Every year City Neighbourhood Competitions are held on an Area and Citywide level.  We encourage local residents, businesses and schools in the South East Area to enter the competition.
For more information on the City Neighbourhoods Competition please click here

Find your local recycling facility

Bring Centres

Dublin City Council operates a number of Bring Centres across the City.  For a list of Bring Centres and what they accept click here
There are also a number of bottle and clothing banks.  For a list of locations please click here

Civic Amenity Site

Ringsend Recycling Centre is managed and operated on behalf of Dublin City Council by Greenstar.

Details about Ringsend Recycling Centre, including opening hours and items accepted, click here.

Green Schools Programme

An Taisce co-ordinates the Green-Schools programme with the support of Local Authorities.

While working on the programme, children learn about environmental issues and about how their behaviour can have either a positive or a negative effect on the environment around them.

For more information

Public Domain:
South East Area
Block 2, Floor 4,
Civic Offices
Wood Quay
Dublin 8

T: (01) 222 2362
F: (01) 222 2499


Opening hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday