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Weekly Planning Lists

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... 

“Freedom of the City of Dublin to be conferred on Barack and Michelle Obama

US President Barack Obama addresses troops with First Lady Michelle Obama at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua on December 25, 2016. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) Press Release from Dublin City Council: The Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr proposed... 

Poolbeg West Planning Scheme

Statement released by Dublin Bay Studios, January 24, 2017: We welcome the publication today of the Draft Poolbeg West Planning Scheme and the confirmation by Dublin City Council that it supports commercial uses associated with ‘media, digital media and film production’ within the Scheme. We have... 

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol production took place in The Dolours Church in Dolphins Barn over the weekend. Fr. Peter McVerry gave a moving speech to the crowd about the devastating effects of the homelessness crisis we have in Ireland. The production was a delight to see and showcased the wonderful talents of... 

Part Two Of The Heuston Gateway Series

Part Two Of The Heuston Gateway Series In Part One of the Heuston Gateway series, I touched on the plans for the many changes that are in store for the Heuston Gateway. This, will of course, take another decade or so, because there are quite a few developments that will have to be completed, planning... 

Startup Gathering 2015 At Wood Quay

Ever wondered about opening you own business or have done so in the past, but for some reason failed? I think most of us have. Starting up a business involves a lot of preparation and it is always good to know the tricks of the trade. The Wood Quay Venue in Dublin 8 will be hosting the Startup Gathering... 

Surviving Richmond Building to be Restored

Surviving Richmond Building to be Restored In Budget 2015, the Government announced an increased allocation of €212 million for the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. ‘Funding will also be provided for a programme of commemoration projects related to the social and political developments... 

Homelessness is not just for Christmas…

Homelessness is not just for Christmas… In my time as a journalist I have always had an interest in the subject of homelessness.  I have had the pleasure to have interviewed some people in authority on the subject in the city over that time, people such as Mary Hayes, who works for the Dublin... 

Rosie Hackett Bridge to open next week!

The bridge connecting Marlbough Street and Hawkins Street was first proposed in 2009 to ease congestion on O’Connell Bridge just a few a metres away and to carry the new southbound LUAS track (connecting Red and Green lines). The project was then operating under the name “Marlborough Street Public... 

Dublin’s Elected Mayor – Democracy On A Hairpin

The Green Party were the first of the main political parties (and I use that term loosely given their present circumstances) to propose the idea of a directly Elected Mayor for Dublin.  It is an idea that immediately caused controversy, governments, as a rule, are usually quite reluctant to devolve... 
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