“It looks like a public convenience … [but] it’s only a wannabee public convenience and is really just a big wooden box,” Mark Graham wrote to the council.
Grangegorman bring centre looks set to close, making recycling harder for local residents
A council spokesperson says it’s trying to keep the centre open, but if it can’t, it will be “challenging” to find an immediate replacement.
After years of promises, council suggests it may be ready to clear massive illegal dump later this year
The next step is to apply for planning permission to build a wall to stop new debris and rubbish from being tipped onto the site, councillors were told earlier this week.
Keeping hives of honeybees is great for honey, but not so good for city’s biodiversity, say experts
“Too many honeybees can negatively impact wild bees in the vicinity,” says Úna FitzPatrick, a senior ecologist for the National Biodiversity Data Centre.
Council Briefs: Greening the North Inner-City, and Redeveloping Constitution Hill
These were two of the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a meeting of their Central Area Committee on Tuesday.
Council Misses Self-Imposed Deadlines to Tackle Massive Illegal Dump in Darndale
Dublin City Council first said it would erect CCTV last November, then it said early January.
BusConnects Air-Quality Data Suggests High Levels of Pollution in Phibsboro
The National Transport Authority published the data as part of its environmental-impact assessment for the city’s bus network redesign.
To Avoid Overflowing Bins, the Council Will Test More Sensors that Email Alerts When It’s Time to Empty Them
The pilot programme would also aim to reduce carbon emissions by flagging the bins that need attention, and choosing the most efficient routes to visit them.
In the North Inner-City, Residents Complain of Dust and Noise from Construction of Student-Housing Complex
Henry Construction project manager Michael O’Regan says: “Everything we have done, from day one here, is compliant.”
New Law Should Help Council Fight Illegal Dumping in the North Inner-City, Councillors Say
Previously, the council could not fine or prosecute someone for illegal dumping using an image of their face from CCTV that caught them in the act.