With Dublin City Council’s current parking-enforcement contract with DSPS due to end before long, some councillors have called for a new approach.
Dublin City Council is now assessing 4,000 trees and will cut down any that pose a danger, says Fergus O’Carroll, a parks superintendent.
The woman, who was punched, said Friday she is sleeping on the streets now, and hasn’t been consulted about any investigation into the incident.
“If I lose this place there is nowhere else to go,” says Patrycja Pawlak. “It’s so worrying.”
The Department of Justice has a plan to transfer the task from the Gardaí to a civilian Immigration Service Delivery team – but hasn’t done it yet.
These were some of the issues discussed at a recent meeting of Dublin City Council’s transport committee, and on the agenda of its South Central Area Committee.
“I’m telling you in the past five years the staff in these hostels have totally changed,” says Mairead, the woman who was assaulted.
In response, a spokesperson for the council said that “An area’s affluence in no way bears influence on the strategic routing.”
John’s Lane East is now hemmed in between the back of the cathedral and a high retaining wall at the edge of an underused greenspace behind the Civic Offices.
All these were on the agenda of Dublin city councillors in the Central Area at a meeting on Tuesday.