When the superstore was first granted planning permission, it came with the condition of paid parking. Now, the council says it’s okay free, and customers say charging would be unfair.
Council Kicks Plan for Revamp of Ballymun Plaza Down the Road
“I’m completely disappointed but I’m not surprised,” says Robert Murphy, who chairs the local TidyTowns. “We’re left waiting on everything.”
Council Promises 6.6 acres in Ballymun for a Community Farm
The Ballymun City Farm group envisions farm animals, a community garden, and a nature trail. But first they need a lease from the council, and funding.
Council Briefs: A Central Ballymun Home for Ballymun Kickhams GAA Club, and More Arts Events in Finglas
These were some of the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their North West Area Committee.
Ahead of a Neighbourhood Poetry Day, a Push to Find the New Bards of Ballymun
“This is a very visual place, and the poetry just illuminates that further.”
Council to Sound Out if Developers Want to Build 300 Homes and More on Vacant Lands in Ballymun’s Centre
Local councillors are unanimous in wanting more than just housing, saying there should be shops, children’s play areas, a pub. Past plans to redevelop the site with private developers have, time and again, fallen through.
Council Ending Its Boycott on Building New Social Housing in Ballymun
For years the council avoided building new social housing in the suburb, in a push to bring in more private homes and higher-income residents.
Major Revamp of Ballymun’s Main Plaza Could Start Next Year
Plans show many more trees and greenery, an amphitheatre, seating, and more – all coming together to make the plaza more like a park.
A Charity Aims to Help Care Leavers, Who Are Student Mums, with Stable Housing
Empower the Family wants to provide affordable homes and childcare for students leaving care who are mums. It’s looking for a council site in Ballymun to start out.
A Closer Look at the Debate Around the Proposed Sale of a Council-Owned Site in Ballymun
Councillors are teasing out how to vote. Among the issues in play? A lack of clarity over the number of social homes proposed, a fear of really expensive rentals, and council funds.