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Weekly Planning Lists

Article 27(2), Planning & Development Regulations 2001-2007 (a)  Under section 34 of the Act, the applications for permission may be granted permission, subject to or without conditions, or refused. (b)  It is the responsibility of any person wishing to use the personal data on planning applications... 

NCAD Inspired Afternoon Tea at The Westbury

The National College of Art and Design has come together with The Westbury Hotel to launch the NCAD Inspired Afternoon Tea this summer. Pastry chefs will use designs NCAD fashion designer students have come up with to decorate and make cakes and desserts mimicking designs students have created. NCAD’s... 

Teeling Whiskey Release ‘Spirit of Dublin’

Teeling Whiskey has brought out ‘Spirit of Dublin’, a new premium Irish Poitín. “Poitín is at the heart of all true Irish spirits and will be the base for future whiskey releases from our new distillery. This ‘Spirit of Dublin’ bottling gives people a sneak peek at what... 

Mental Health & Wellbeing Fair

Mental Health & Wellbeing Fair On Saturday, St. Patrick’s University Hospital together with the “Walk in My Shoes” charity held their first Mental Health and Wellbeing Fair here in Dublin 8. The first of the Mental Health Roadshow Fairs were held in Cork in February. The Fair took... 

Statement on Brú Aimsir

Statement on Brú Aimsir Brú Aimsir was opened in October 2015 as an emergency homeless hostel facility for the winter period as part of the annual Cold Weather Initiative. Dublin City Council and the DRHE are grateful to the Board of the Digital Hub Development Agency and to the Department of Communications,... 

Save The Bridgefoot Street Park

Save The Bridgefoot Street Park On Wednesday the 11th of May 2016 a public meeting took place in response to Dublin City Council’s decision to cancel the design workshops for the proposed Bridgefoot Street Park. Presently the site at Bridgefoot Street is an empty allotment  – half being used... 

Video of George Fullerton’s Service

A video of the  special service for the memory of Lieutenant George Fullerton of the Irish Citizen Army and his wife, Elizabeth Fullerton who served in Cumman na mBan both lived at 52 Bow Lane west, James’s Street. Presided over by Fr John Collins.  For their story click here   Read More »

New Clause for Regeneration Project Workers

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críona Ní Dhálaigh , has introduced a new clause for City Council procurement contracts. This clause will entitle young people and the long-term unemployed to engage in vocational training and education for regeneration projects. On Monday the 9th of May 2016 the Community... 

Rising In The Union – The Movie

The Fountain Resource Group proudly presents its 1916 Commemorative Movie “Rising in the Union” – This movie presents accounts of the action in the South Dublin Union and Marrowbone Lane Distillery and was on display in our Rising in the Union Exhibition. With Thanks to Gary Nolan,... 

Kilmainham Gaol This Week Remembers…

Kilmainham Gaol This Week Remembers… On Tuesday the 3rd of May the first of the private ceremonies remembering the executions of the 15 leaders of the Easter Rising were held. Tuesday marked the day that Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh and Padraig Pearse were put to death on the 3rd of May 1916. This... 

Pay by Weight – It’s Almost Time

Pay by Weight – It’s Almost Time In July 2016, households will be introduced to new legislation asking Irish homes to pay by weight for household waste (domestic, recyclable waste (paper, plastic and tin) and glass), this is being done to encourage recycling. Households will be asked to pay... 

2016 National Census & Spring Street Count

2016 National Census & Spring Street Count The National Census took place on the 24th of April 2016. The Spring 2016 Street Count was done on rough sleeping on the night of the 24th and continued into the morning of the 25th of April 2016. Yesterday, the 3rd of May, official figures were released... 

The Richmond Barracks

The Richmond Barracks was officially opened yesterday. There was a host of important figures there to mark the historical moment. The president’s wife, Sabina Coyne-Higgins, Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críona Ní Dhalaigh, and acting Tanaiste, Joan Burton were among the guests. The Barracks is one of the... 

Fatima Rocks

Fatima Rocks On Sunday 15th of May 2016, at the F2 Centre on Ruben Street, Fatima, something new and exciting will be take placing. Fatima Rocks, a music festival by up and coming Irish rock, rap and pop acts. Kicking off at 1.30 pm with a line up that includes, Conor Hamilton, and the group he leads... 

Children’s Hospital Gets All Clear!

Children’s Hospital Gets All Clear! The New National Children’s Hospital at St James’s Hospital will finally go ahead after planning permission was granted by An Bord Pleanala. The hospital is expected to open in 2020 with 2,300 jobs expected to be generated during the construction phase. On... 

NCAD Fashion Show 2016

The National College of Art and Design is hosting the NCAD Fashion Show 2016 on the 10th of May, in the underground carpark of The Westbury. Thirty-two graduating fashion design students are putting a fashion show together, sponsored by Brown Thomas, The Westbury and Doyle Collection Hotel. Each designer... 

Solas Project Presents “Digital Junkies”

Solas Project Presents  “Digital Junkies” We live in a digital era that is growing and taking over the world of business, economics and education.  Therefore it is preferable that we learn how to use these technologies from an early age. Many young people will eventually enter into careers... 

A New Deal on Irish Water, but does it go far enough?

A New deal on Irish Water, but does it go far enough? The country’s two largest parties, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have come to an agreement concerning the future of the much maligned utility, Irish Water. Both sides were optimistic that a deal can be brokered before the weekend. This latest development... 

The New College Green

Before the proposed changes The New College Green Dublin – Dublin City Centre  is known for its high traffic congestion levels and it is predicted that by the year 2023 morning journeys into the inner city will have risen with an additional 42,000 motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. College... 

Grand Benefit Night

  In Memory of Craig “Wazza” Hanlon Friday 29th of April 2016 in the Transport Club, Crumlin Doors Open 8pm- Show starts at 9pm SPECIAL GUESTS ON THE NIGHT Mr Tommy Carey (Ireland’s Gene Pitney) Joe McCabe, Dean Forrester & Mr Hollywood More Special Guests on the Night Raffle on... 
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