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Dublin City Council (15/04/2024-19/04/2024)

Dublin City Council (15/04/2024-19/04/2024) All applications received will be considered by the Planning Authority to determine their validity in accordance with Planning and Development Regulations 2001. Any application pending validation listed hereunder, and subsequently declared to be invalid, will... 

Major Restoration Works Finally Commence At Iveagh Markets

Major Restoration Works Finally Commence At Iveagh Markets: By: Aidan Crowley: Major restoration works have finally commenced at the historic Iveagh Markets building on Francis Street in the Liberties. The protected structure, which was gifted to the people of Dublin by Edward Cecil Guinness of the... 

Kilmainham Residents Concerned Over Connects Changes

Kilmainham Residents Concerned Over Connects Changes By: Aidan Crowley. Concerns have been expressed by some Kilmainham residents about the introduction of a BusConnects corridor, which is due to include the route along Old Kilmainham, Mount Brown and James’s Street. Local residents and councillors... 

Major Redevelopment Project At Emmet Road Given Green Light

Major Redevelopment Project At Emmet Road Given Green Light – Aidan Crowley explains in detail where we are with this huge development By Aidan Crowley An Bord Pleanala has finally granted planning permission for Dublin City Council’s (DCC) flagship cost-rental redevelopment project, which is... 

Dublin City Council (08/01/2024-12/01/2024)

Dublin City Council (08/01/2024-12/01/2024) All applications received will be considered by the Planning Authority to determine their validity in accordance with Planning and Development Regulations 2001. Any application pending validation listed hereunder, and subsequently declared to be invalid, will... 

Former Inchicore Youth Club Site Earmarked For Redevelopment

Former Inchicore Youth Club Site Earmarked For Redevelopment A former youth club on Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore, which has been lying derelict for nearly twenty years, has been earmarked for a new mixed-use redevelopment. However, the developers, Pathway Homes Limited, who are based in Ballisodare, Co.... 

Councillors Vote To Retain Architects For Major Emmet Road Housing Scheme

Councillors Vote To Retain Architects For Major Emmet Road Housing Scheme Dublin City Councillors have voted overwhelmingly in favour of retaining Bucholz McEvoy Architects as the project lead architects, for the proposed major Emmet Road, Inchicore, housing scheme on the lands of the former St. Michael’s... 

Traffic Restrictions For The Kilmainham to Thomas Street Travel project

Traffic Restrictions For The Kilmainham to Thomas Street Travel project Work has begun on the the Kilmainham to Thomas Street Travel project, a core active travel network funded by the National transport Authority. The project aims to improve cycling and walking facilities from Kilmainham Gaol to Thomas... 

BusConnects New Bus Connects Route

BusConnects On New Bus Connects Route BusConnects has submitted planning permission for the Kimmage to City Centre Bus Corridor Scheme. The scheme will be 3.7km in length and it will enhance bus priority measures for public and private bus services using the corridor. It is part of an overall plan to... 

Guinness Quarter Development

Guinness Quarter Development – Craig gives a complete overview of this huge development Ballymore have been given the go ahead to redevelop the site at St James’s gate in Dublin 8 for mixed use residential housing, hotels and offices. The development will be a new neighbourhood called the Guinness... 

Tathony House Tenants Win Eviction Battle

Tathony House Tenants Win Eviction Battle The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has declared the eviction notices served to nearly 100 tenants of Tathony House in Dublin 8 as invalid. The tenants, who have been living in the building for years, faced the threat of homelessness since October 2022, when... 

Inchicore Library Building Falls Into Disrepair On Council’s Watch

Inchicore Library Building Falls Into Disrepair On Council’s Watch – Aidan Crowley provides details of the sorry situation of Inchicore Library By: Aidan Crowley: The ongoing saga of the future of Inchicore Public Library Heritage Building has taken a new twist, with the recent revelation that... 

Bank on James Street Reopens As Art Space

Bank on James Street reopens as art space – Stephen Davis as the news on this welcome cultural repurposing The former Bank of Ireland branch on the corner of James Street and Watling Street in Dublin, which was mentioned in James Joyce’s Ulysses, will reopen on Friday as an exhibition and workspace... 

Culture Date with the Trinity Regatta

Culture Date with the Trinity Regatta – Stephen Davis gets some snaps and reports on Trinity’s annual boat race   The Trinity Regatta 2023 was a spectacular event that brought together rowing enthusiasts from all over Ireland and Europe. The event was held on May 13-14, 2023 at the River... 

Reuben Street Aparthotel

Reuben Street Aparthotel – Craig O Reilly reports on the recent controversy Plans have been submitted to Dublin City Council to redevelop a  five story building into a sixteen-bedroom aparthotel at Reuben House on Reuben Street in Dublin 8. There are already appartements on the third and fourth... 

Plans For St. Michael’s Estate Redevelopment Project Currently Stalled

Plans For St. Michael’s Estate Redevelopment Project Currently Stalled – Aidan Crowley provides us with an update on this development Major plans for the redevelopment of the lands at the former St. Michael’s Estate, off Emmet Road, Inchicore, are currently stalled. Last October, Dublin City... 

Kilmainham Mill Restoration Project Continues Apace

Kilmainham Mill Restoration Project Continues Apace – Aidan Crowley provides us with an update on the work at the mill Dublin City Council (DCC) commenced the first phase of major work, last summer, to conserve and restore local landmark, Kilmainham Mill, thought to be the last surviving mill... 

Little Folk, a beloved family-owned shop closes its doors after 50 years

Little Folk, a beloved family-owned shop closes its doors after 50 years Little Folk, a family-owned shop that specialised in communion dresses and christening outfits, has closed its doors after 50 years of serving the community in Dublin 8. The shop, located on Meath Street in The Liberties, announced... 

Dublin City Council Weekly Planning List 09/23 (27/02/2023-03/03/2023)

Dublin City Council Weekly Planning List 09/23 (27/02/2023-03/03/2023) All applications received will be considered by the Planning Authority to determine their validity in accordance with Planning and Development Regulations 2001. Any application pending validation listed hereunder, and subsequently... 

Time Please Ladies and Gentlemen

Time Please Ladies and Gentlemen – Another Dublin institution closes its doors for the last time, Stephen Davis takes a moment, to relate its history The Clock Pub on Thomas Street was more than just a place to have a drink. It was a cosy slice of old Dublin, a hub of live music and sports, and... 
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