Council Selects Design Team for Renovation of Historic Fruit and Vegetable Market in Smithfieldby Laoise Neylon
The works could take years, so in the meantime the Victorian building should be used for cultural events, says Social Democrats Councillor Cat O’Driscoll.
Vacant for Years, Time to Bring Council-Owned Restaurant Space in Temple Bar Back into Use, Councillor Saysby Michael Lanigan
Getting a tenant for the space that once housed the Eden Restaurant could help reduce anti-social behaviour on Meeting House Square, she says.
Also this week
- Time to End Tax Exemption for Developers Building Parking, Councillors Say
- Dublin City Council’s New Capital Programme Includes Lots of Projects that Sound Familiar
- When Announcing a New Restrictive Migration Policy in July, the Department of Justice Used Inaccurate Figures
- No More Fireworks at Council Events, Council Committee Urges
To Avoid Overflowing Bins, the Council Will Test More Sensors that Email Alerts When It’s Time to Empty Themby Claudia Dalby
The pilot programme would also aim to reduce carbon emissions by flagging the bins that need attention, and choosing the most efficient routes to visit them.
No More Fireworks at Council Events, Council Committee Urgesby Laoise Neylon
“The use of fireworks has a detrimental effect on humans and their pets,” said a motion from Fianna Fáil Councillor Deirdre Heney that the committee backed.
When Announcing a New Restrictive Migration Policy in July, the Department of Justice Used Inaccurate Figuresby Shamim Malekmian
It said nearly 6,500 people had applied for asylum in 2021, but the actual number for that period was a little over 3,040.
Dublin City Council’s New Capital Programme Includes Lots of Projects that Sound Familiarby Laoise Neylon
“I am conscious of the fact that delivery under previous Capital Programmes over recent years has been disappointing,” said the council Chief Executive Owen Keegan, in the report.
Time to End Tax Exemption for Developers Building Parking, Councillors Sayby Lois Kapila
Dublin city councillors agreed to send out for public consultation a proposal to start charging development levies on both commercial and residential car parking.