Councillors Object to Hiring Practices at Council-Owned Poolby Laoise Neylon
Councillors say posts should be filled by employees, not self-employed contractors. Swim Ireland says it’s legal and allows for flexibility for staff.
Would You Like to Help Revive Our Cycle Collision Tracker?by Lois Kapila
We’re looking to spin off this tool for collecting data on cycling safety in the city. Anyone interested in getting involved is invited to a workshop on 18 March.
Council to Give Public Greater Say in Next Round of Public Artby Laoise Neylon
The aim is to focus on art that is relevant to the local area, not “parachuted-in”, said City Arts Officer Ray Yeates.
How Often Are People Filing Claims Against the Council for Tripping on Tree Roots?by Erin McGuire
Late last year, the council’s chief executive was quoted as saying he’d cut down every “roadside tree” in the city to mitigate the risk of personal injury claims against the council.
Older Residents in Ringsend Council Complex Say They Feel Unsafe in Their Homesby Donal Corrigan
They have few suggestions as to what would make the complex safer: CCTV, better security for the entrance and a person on site all the time to ensure the welfare of those who live in the complex.
After Long Delay, Stoneybatter Community Centre Finally Set to Open, Council Saysby Laoise Neylon
For nine months after the official launch of the refurbished seniors’ centre at St Bricin’s Park, it remained closed. Councillors want to know what caused the long delay.
A New Chapter for Coolock’s Libraryby Sean Finnan
Recently reopened after a year-long €3.5 million refurbishment, the library in Coolock offers everything from books and computers to meeting spaces and 3D printers.
Council Briefs: Dogs on Bull Island, More Car-Parking at St Anne's Park, and the Clontarf Bathsby Donal Corrigan
These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed on Monday at their North Central Area Committee meeting at the Northside Civic Centre.
Dean: The Eternal Truths of Ireland’s Golden-Age Hip-Hop Revivalistsby Dean Van Nguyen
“I’ve been thinking about the various forms of rap artists that distinguish our local scenes and have broadly – and I mean very broadly – come up with four different factions.”