Because fewer are being kept illegally due to improved enforcement and greater awareness of horse owner responsibility, says a council spokesperson.
Category: City Desk
Council briefs: Merrion Square tea rooms (and toilets), and the latest battle for Moore Street
These were among the issues discussed by the council at meetings this week.
Dublin city councillors call for radical changes to the local property tax
Councillors have the responsibility to set the rate each year, so they should also get to decide how to spend the resulting income, finance committee chair says.
Iveagh Gardens to open more to the public this summer
The OPW, which manages the park near Stephen’s Green, says ticketed events will take up less space, for fewer days there this year. Residents say they plan to keep pushing for more changes.
Driver shortage holding back improvements of city’s bus system, National Transport Authority chief tells council
Plans to bring in cameras to catch and fine motorists who block bus lanes, to keep the buses flowing smoothly, also seem to be on the slow track.
Council leaves land promised for park vacant, and forbids children from playing there
The 2014 planning permission for council homes off Donore Avenue required the council to provide the park before anyone moved in. It didn’t.
Two north inner-city football clubs team up to push a vision for a new sports complex
Belvedere FC and East Wall Bessborough FC say they can raise €4 million to build it at Alfie Byrne Park if the council will give them a lease on the land.
In the Liberties, a young athlete prepares to play for his country
Josh Hennessey has been picked to play for Ireland’s Down syndrome futsal squad in a European competition in Italy in September.
To help drivers find accessible parking spots in the city, the council plans to trial some new tech
It’s a system that’s already in place in Limerick: installing sensors in the spots and connecting them to an app.
Dublin councils are ramping up homeless accommodation
But they’re also pushing back against those begging to access it, asking if there’s anywhere else they can go instead.