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# council - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Fifa Council unanimously approve 48-team World Cup proposal

The new format will be introduced in 2026.

# council - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dublin could be getting 800 new solar-powered smart rubbish bins Litter This post contains videos

Dublin could be getting 800 new solar-powered smart rubbish bins

The bins compact the litter so they can hold more.

# council - Friday 21 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Council investigating after 'hundreds of tonnes' of waste reported in illegal dump Louth

Council investigating after 'hundreds of tonnes' of waste reported in illegal dump

Concerns have been raised over the quality of the water supply in Dundalk as a result.

# council - Thursday 22 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman at risk of being made homeless brings court action against Dublin City Council Social Housing

Woman at risk of being made homeless brings court action against Dublin City Council

Her legal team argues it is wrong of the council not to give her credit for the eight years spent on the local authority housing list.

# council - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation Rough Sleepers

Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation

Mary Lou McDonald said homelessness is “out of control”.

# council - Thursday 26 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Family ordered to leave vacant council house they moved into without permission Longford

Family ordered to leave vacant council house they moved into without permission

The family moved into the house some weeks ago and changed the locks.

# council - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Why is Dublin City Council closing a 100 bed homeless hostel? It's complicated Chorus Of Protest

Why is Dublin City Council closing a 100 bed homeless hostel? It's complicated

16 people staged a protest at the Brú Aimsir on Thomas Street overnight. Here’s why…

# council - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cork council hits back at Bishop’s criticisms of floods response Cork

Cork council hits back at Bishop’s criticisms of floods response

Bishop Colton said that without neighbours helping each other, people would have been homeless and hungry in recent days.

# council - Monday 28 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are your local roads in a state? You’re not alone Potholes

Are your local roads in a state? You’re not alone

A national survey finds that 44% of regional roads in Ireland have extensive surface defects, while 31% of local roads have structural issues.

# council - Friday 13 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

# council - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found – but NOT in Rockville Drive Temporary

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found – but NOT in Rockville Drive

They will be housed in a car park adjacent to Ballyogan Works Depot.

# council - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Councillor says people should be allowed to house families in caravans in their back gardens Housing Crisis

Councillor says people should be allowed to house families in caravans in their back gardens

Francis Timmons said this would be a short-term solution for people on the housing list.

# council - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Council takes court action against group occupying homeless hostel Bolt Hostel

Council takes court action against group occupying homeless hostel

Numbers 38 and 39 Bolton Street have been empty since 2011.

From Business ETC Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller Shoe Box

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.

# council - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Forget about it: Doctors next group to turn down public sector pay deal

Forget about it: Doctors next group to turn down public sector pay deal

The Irish Medical Organisation does not feel the new agreement will do enough to stop doctors leaving the country.

# council - Friday 24 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Checktheregister.ie excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register Double Check

Checktheregister.ie excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register

Dublin City Council says it is fixing the problem and urged voters to get in touch.

# council - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Newlands Cross flyover may go to public consultation Veronica Guerin

Controversial Newlands Cross flyover may go to public consultation

Sinn Féin Councillor Jonathan Graham said last week that the process should take place before naming the structure.

# council - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Veronica Guerin’s family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal Memorial

Veronica Guerin’s family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal

A Sinn Féin councillor asked that the naming be open to public consultation.

# council - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will Dublin allow the Love Ulster parade to go ahead as planned? Willie Frazer

Will Dublin allow the Love Ulster parade to go ahead as planned?

Dublin City Council is set to vote on a motion opposing the parade this evening.

# council - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dún Laoghaire might not get that floating outdoor swimming pool after all… Urban Beach

Dún Laoghaire might not get that floating outdoor swimming pool after all…

Fancy a dip off Dún Laoghaire pier?

# council - Monday 29 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie You’ll soon be able to cycle along the Ring of Kerry, but some farmers aren’t happy On Yer Bike

You’ll soon be able to cycle along the Ring of Kerry, but some farmers aren’t happy

The 26 kilometre route runs close to the back of some landowners homes, intruding on their farmland.

# council - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Spotted: the greatest council bin collector in Dublin Ho Ho Ho

# council - Friday 12 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse Investigation

Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse

It has recommended that clergy be given “psychosexual” training.

# council - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Check out all the houses you can buy in Liverpool for £1 Free Gaff

Check out all the houses you can buy in Liverpool for £1

Some areas became completely uninhabited after the decline of the shipyards and the council is trying to revive them.

# council - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs Poleaxed

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs

Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.

# council - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much will be spent on cleaning streets and repairing paths in Dublin Budget

Here’s how much will be spent on cleaning streets and repairing paths in Dublin

The city council passed its annual budget last night.

# council - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Blaze at Dublin building will cost council thousands Crumlin

Blaze at Dublin building will cost council thousands

The council said a pick-up van, tractor and three ride-on mowers were damaged at its depot building in Stannaway Park.

# council - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Celtic Tiger bridge that wouldn’t open because of a lost remote control This Is Ireland

The Celtic Tiger bridge that wouldn’t open because of a lost remote control

The Sean O’Casey Bridge is operated via remote control – but officials apparently lost the device in an office move. It’s now operational again…

# council - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15% Taxing

Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%

A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.

# council - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government advisors warn Noonan: We need another tough Budget Boom And Bust

Government advisors warn Noonan: We need another tough Budget

The Finance Minister has said we can expect a largely neutral Budget. He’s being told it should be ‘prudent’ and ‘disciplined’.

# council - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Community rallies to save ‘our Sean’ from unmarked burial in England Medway Mystery

Community rallies to save ‘our Sean’ from unmarked burial in England

Locals in Glinsk are hoping that a Sean Parker, who died in England, grew up in their town, so he can be repatriated.

# council - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cork County Council may ditch controversial JobBridge scheme Embargo

Cork County Council may ditch controversial JobBridge scheme

The Council are set to vote on a motion that could make the local authority one of the first in the country to stop using the Government backed internships.

# council - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fishing rods, fizzy drinks and Gulfstream Jets: Winners and losers – and one for you to decide – from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

Fishing rods, fizzy drinks and Gulfstream Jets: Winners and losers – and one for you to decide – from the political week

You win some, you lose some — and with the Cabinet back, it’s been a busy week in both categories.

# council - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Nominations for a WOMAN to receive the Freedom of Dublin, please! City Hall

Open Thread: Nominations for a WOMAN to receive the Freedom of Dublin, please!

There have been no female recipients of the award since 2000, when Aung San Suu Kyi was honoured.

# council - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillor furious about toilet demolition So Mad

Dublin councillor furious about toilet demolition

Labour’s Dermot Lacey said the council “can really stuff it now”.

# council - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo Fracking

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo

Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.

# council - Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie All 37 Donegal councillors got a new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 costing over €12k Early Christmas? This post contains a poll

All 37 Donegal councillors got a new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 costing over €12k

The average cost for an Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is between €290-€350.

# council - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protesters in canoe stop construction of Kilkenny bridge Bridge Over Troubled Water

Protesters in canoe stop construction of Kilkenny bridge

An emergency council meeting on the controversial bridge is to be held this Saturday.

# council - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners: ‘Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem’ Rat Trap

Dubliners: ‘Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem’

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

# council - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to be asked to reconsider Garth Brooks licence conditions If Tomorrow Never Comes

Dublin City Council to be asked to reconsider Garth Brooks licence conditions

An emergency motion is being tabled at Monday’s meeting of Dublin City Council.

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