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Locals Left Shocked as Fire Destroys Youth Club

Locals Left Shocked as Fire Destroys Youth Club – Shane Adlum reports on a fire that has ravaged a local youth club Residents have been left devastated and sickened by senseless act of vandalism. On Friday night, 2nd of July, the Ring Street youth and community club was the victim of a mindless... 

Preparations Continue For Kilmainham Gig

Preparations Continue For Kilmainham Gig – First concert in the Republic since the pandemic began! Despite growing speculation of a slowdown of easing of restrictions, preparations continue in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for the first pilot concert since the Covid pandemic began in the Republic.... 

Fire in Vicar Street Area

Fire in Vicar Street Area There was a fire in the early afternoon in the Vicar Street area today.  It is unconfirmed whether it was the venue itself or a neighbouring building that caught fire, though early images suggest firefighters are working on the Vicar Street venue building.  The fire seems... 

Five Million Euro for Restoration of Dublin City Council Flats.

Five million Euro for restoration of Dublin City Council flats. The Department of Housing and the County Council announced Wednesday that €5 million has been put aside for the restoration of 100 derelict flats before the end of 2021. The flats include ones located at Pearse House, Oliver Bond House... 

Dublin’s Digital Hub to Close by June 2022

Dublin’s Digital Hub to Close by June 2022 – Shane Adlum covers the shock closure of a modern Dublin Intuition  The Land Development Agency (LDA) are set to take ownership from the Digital Hub Development Agency (DHDA) and redevelop the site into social and affordable housing. The Hub in the... 

Well Done Sean McKeon!

Well Done Sean McKeon! – Local Youth Wows At Dart Tournament! Fantastic weekend for local darts player aficionado Sean McKeon at the JDC Q School. He has played 10 darts matches, Won 6, and Lost 4 legs for 33 legs against 23, which qualified him for a tour card. Sean has qualified for the... 

Weekly Planning List 18/21 (04/05/2021-07/05/2021)

Weekly Planning List 18/21 (04/05/2021-07/05/2021) 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,... 

Smart D8 project

Smart D8 project – Dublin 8 to be become more technology integrated? Craig O Reilly has more… A new initiative for Dublin 8 is set to launch in January 2021. Smart D8 aims to improve health and well-being for the community by using technology to better target resources and improve services.... 

Plan for a St James Linear Park Published

New Masterplan for a St James to Suir Road linear park published – Craig discusses the new exciting plans for the Bulfin/Rialto/Hybrasil Park Ait Urbanism and Landscape artists have been appointed by Dublin Parks, Biodiversity and Landscape Services to perform an assessment of St James linier... 

Inchicore to see Development as a Historical Military Quarter

  Inchicore to see Development as a Historical Military Quarter – In this detailed articled, Craig O Reilly outlines the new development plans for Kilmainham and Inchicore as both a tourist and recreational centre of the city A new report Commissioned by the Department of Housing, Planning... 

Weekly Planning List 08/20 (17/02/2020-21/02/2020)

Weekly Planning List 08/20 (17/02/2020-21/02/2020) – The most recent planning list for the Dublin 8 area 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... 

Weekly Planning List 02/20 (06/01/2020-10/01/2020)

Weekly Planning List 02/20 (06/01/2020-10/01/2020)   Area 2 COMMERCIAL Area                                                                      Area 2 – South Central Application Number                                      ... 

Dublin City Council Looking to Take Back Possession of The Iveagh Markets

Dublin City Council Looking to Take Back Possession of The Iveagh Markets – Shane Adlum reports on the DCC’s plan to take control of the beleaguered local icon  The long running saga of the redevelopment of The Iveagh Markets has taken another twist as Dublin City Council announce plans... 

Guinness Enterprise Centre Development Details

  Guinness Enterprise Centre Development Details – The new development at the Guinness Enterprise Centre is detailed in this article 1 2  Read More »

Ardee Point Student Accommodation Scheme

Ardee Point Student Accommodation Scheme Planning permission has been submitted for a 368-bedroom student apartment complex in the Liberties. The Ardee Point student accommodation scheme will provide high end accommodation for students and has been likened to a “boutique hotel.” The development... 

New Park Planned for Bridgefoot Street.

New Park Planned for Bridgefoot Street – Tony Kennedy updates on the development of the Bridgefoot Street Park As part of the Liberties Greening Strategy, work on a new park at in Bridgefoot street is set to get underway. The current vacant site at the end of the street is the area in which the... 

Weekly Planning List 42/19 (14/10/2019-18/10/2019)

  Area 2 COMMERCIAL Area                                                                   Area 2 – South Central Application Number                                        4211/19 Application Type                                            ... 

Revised Grand Canal Basin Plans 2019

Revised Grand Canal Basin Plans 2019 – Ross Murray explains the new large scale build in Basin Lane.  This will be one that changes the landscape of the area very notably.   Atlas GP applied in July 2019 for planning permission to build 550 Build to Rent Residential units over five blocks ranging... 

Bomb Disposal Team Called to Christchurch Cathedral

Bomb Disposal Team Called to Christchurch Cathedral At around 1pm on Monday afternoon (21/10/19) a loud bang was heard coming from a bin on Christchurch Place, right next to the cathedral. Gardaí were alerted and the incident was treated asa potential explosive threat. The area was evacuated and the... 

The Continuous Development of Dublin 8

Guinness Brewery’s proposed development The Continuous Development of Dublin 8 – In this article, Shane Adlum rounds up all the major developments happening in the coming years to Dublin 8  The population of Dublin 8 will significantly increase in the next few years with several high-profile... 
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