When we asked readers what they wanted candidates running for Dublin City Council to talk about, dereliction and vacancy were among the top-10 most-mentioned issues.
What social housing will Dublin City Council get from big build-to-rent schemes that happen in the city? And other council matters from this month’s full meeting.
Would it be unfair to new candidates? Or is it worth it to declutter, and go green?
Will you help us shape our reporting on the local elections in May by telling us what issues you want us to ask candidates about?
On Dublin City Council, there are no minority or migrant councillors. This year’s local elections in May could change that, with candidates running for Fianna Fáil, the Green Party, and the Social Democrats.
Activist organization United Against Racism has launched a pledge inviting politicians to commit to rejecting racism in this year’s local and European elections.
With local elections coming in May, some councillors say they won’t be running again – the supposedly part-time role is just too much to juggle, in addition to a day job and a family life.