These were some of the issues Dublin city councillors dealt with at their January monthly meeting on Monday evening.
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To Get People Into 58 Vacant Social Homes in Finglas Will Cost Council at Least €6 million More, Documents Show
The homes have gone through round after round of repairs in recent years. Meanwhile, there are thousands of households on the social housing list in the area.
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Time to End Tax Exemption for Developers Building Parking, Councillors Say
Dublin city councillors agreed to send out for public consultation a proposal to start charging development levies on both commercial and residential car parking.
Taking Back Control of Their Own History, Traveller Groups Map Places of Belonging – and Unbelonging – in Coolock
“It’s trying to create maps in which the Travellers are central to the story, and … challenging these histories of racism and marginalisation.”
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As Coastal Flood Risk Rises, the Council Seeks to Defend Property and Residents to Defend Their Landscape – and Nothing’s Been Built
This challenge, epitomised by Clontarf, is cropping up all over Ireland and likely to become more common as efforts ramp up to adapt to climate change.
Join Us: For a Night of Comedy
There’s plenty about Dublin to laugh at, isn’t there? Come laugh at it with us at The Circular in Rialto on 20 October.
Council Chief Offers Plan to Clean Up Massive Illegal Dump in North Dublin Neighbourhood
The council would spend approximately €10 million to remove the waste and build a wall around the site, said Dublin City Council’s chief executive, Owen Keegan.
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