Ami Hope Jackson and Eileen Sealy have work at the College Lane Gallery in Howth, and a group show coming at Draiocht in Blanchardstown.
Will the proposed new port at Bremore get Chinese backing again this time around – and does it matter?
There’s concern in Washington and Brussels about Chinese investment in ports around the world, and the strategic advantages this could provide Beijing.
Council housing services? More space for Citizens Info? It’s wasted right now, say locals and councillors.
A survey found that barriers including a waterfall were preventing the migration of fish up the river. The council wants to change that.
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In Baldoyle, residents have been waiting 13 years for permanent and universal access to their local Dart station
The temporary steel tower that connects the town to the station has been without a functioning elevator for two months.
Some locals say the spread of the coarse grass makes the beach less pleasant. The council and others say it helps stop erosion, and supports biodiversity.
“When you say ‘Meakstown’, a lot of people ask, ‘Where’s that?’” says Yvonne Gregg.
There are no rules now to prevent providers from stripping out ATMs and leaving communities without access to cash. But there might be soon.
As farmers and developers push back, and elections approach, government delays implementation of land tax meant to spur housing
“You’ve got to question the government’s resolve,” Social Democrats TD Cian O’Callaghan says. “They don’t seem to be showing much resolve.”
The council has been considering options such as pedestrianisation to reduce carbon emissions in the seaside town.
The park is part of a planned “green corridor”, with landscaping, walk- and cycle-ways, a meadow and a managed wetland.
Council Briefs: Settling the route for north Dublin EirGrid cable, calming traffic at Hansfield Wood, and new homes in Mulhuddart
These were among the issues Fingal county councillors discussed at a recent meeting.
Local authorities should ensure that all vulnerable people have someone to rely on when trying to navigate the process, says a solicitor.
The HSE is working with the Land Development Agency and Fingal County Council on a plan for how best to use extra land and buildings there.
While the Land Development Agency is expected to start work on the site next year, Fingal County Council is trailing with the pool.
Fingal County Council’s planning to roll out community grit boxes for winter, but Dublin City Council isn’t
“We would very much welcome Community grit boxes being made available, in the absence of the Councils undertaking the work themselves,” says Jason Cullen, of the Dublin Commuter Coalition.
“We’re really stuck for community facilities here. Not just in Howth, but in Sutton and Baldoyle.”
Near Blanchardstown, a housing estate has made a neighbourhood green into a playspace for kids – but want council help to make it safe
They want to fence off part of it, they say, to keep football-playing kids and their ball on the green, safely separated from the speeding cars and scramblers.
The road between the coastal village of Loughshinny and Baldungan is a long and straight route that does not invite pedestrians. Heading west from Loughshinny Beach, the footpath gets smaller. Then, about 200 metres after a crossroads that sends people to both Skerries and Rush, the footpath just ends, leaving slim grassy verges for about…
Fingal County Council builds few homes itself – relying instead on buying most social homes from private developers
In the first half of this year, it built three social homes itself.
Dublin’s charging strategy relies heavily on drivers in Fingal being able to park and charge their cars in driveways. But that’s not an option for everyone.
Managing seaweed differently was one suggestion from a councillor.
Outside Balseskin Reception Centre, shelter-less bus stops and a slim footpath that disappears remain problems long-ignored
“Cars drive very very fast down this road because it’s coming from the airport, and they speed around the bend there,” said a local councillor, recently. “It’s very frightening.”
Fingal County Council expects to put the plans out to public consultation towards the middle of next month, an official said.
The parkland, which hosts Carr’s Mill, is owned by Ballisk Homes. A sign on the closed gate says that “trespassers will be prosecuted”.
Between October 2022 and June 2023, 89 households renting from subsidiaries of LRC RE-1 got similar notices, Residential Tenancies Board figures show.
A performance space, upgraded playing fields, changing facilities, restoration of the old canal, a destination play area, and more.
An August effort to trim back vegetation to clear the tramway trail went way too far, locals say – and the council admits.
Immigrants in Dublin have the right to vote in next year’s local elections but if history is any guide the vast majority won’t
They’re either unaware they can, or so busy grappling with challenges of immigrant life that they don’t have the bandwidth to get involved in local democracy.