In February, a homeless woman emailed councillors with complaints about professional boundaries at an inner-city listening service.
Council Briefs: A New Plan for Housing on Oscar Traynor Road, Fire Safety in Homeless Hostels, and More
Dublin city councillors held their monthly meeting on Monday night. Here’s some of what they discussed.
Council Briefs: Former Lord Mayor Resigns and Lowering City Speeds Defeated, for Now
Sinn Féin Councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh resigned from the council on Monday night, saying that she needs to look after her own mental health.
Council Briefs: Liffey Swimming Pool, Some Councillors Opposed to More Pay, and Kissing Gates
In this month’s South East Area Committee meeting, councillors discussed the proposed Liffey swimming pool, the Moorehead Report, and the use of kissing gates.
Council Briefs: New Secure Bins in Oliver Bond House, a Lack of Motions at Monthly Meetings, Air Quality Since Covid-19 and More
Dublin City Council plans to install new secure storage for rubbish bins at five locations within the Oliver Bond House complex, to discourage illegal dumping,
As Covid-19 Restrictions Lift, When Will Council Meetings Be Open Again to the Press?
Questions remain as to when journalists will once again have access to Dublin City Council meetings, some of which have been held in private during Covid-19.
Council Briefs: Plans for Former TUD Site on Kevin Street, Herbert Park Site, and Changes to Homeless System Since Covid-19
At Monday’s South East Area Committee, councillors were presented with plans for developments at Kevin Street and Herbert Park, and more.
Dublin City Council Cancels Meetings So Councillors Can Practise Social Distancing
Councillors will continue with the business they usually conduct in their committee meetings, but they’ll do it over email – rather then at public meetings.
Council Briefs: Clamping Down on Bogus Self-Employment, and More
Dublin City Council plans to hire an independent auditor to spot check conditions for workers on its building sites, councillors learnt at a meeting this week.
Residents Debate Environmental Impact of a Plan to Build Flood Defences on the River Poddle
Some say proposals for the Poddle Flood Alleviation Scheme are considerate of biodiversity. Others that they’re worried about the impact of trees and birds.