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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

Meetings of the South East Area Committee were held in December and January. A range of issues were discussed. In the December meeting, Cllr Paddy McCartan raised the issue of the new development, Dunluce, a series of apartments in Ballsbridge, […]

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Enforcing emissions monitoring is no easy task

Enforcing emissions monitoring is no easy task

The joint partnership between Covanta and Dublin City Council (DCC) has long been controversial, Widely opposed by locals and most councillors, it will cost approximately €600 million. It will likely burn waste for all of Leinster and beyond and if […]

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Community Gain Fund awards announced

Community Gain Fund awards announced

Having been established by Dublin City Council (DCC), the Community Gain Fund, a scheme intended to administer funds to community interests in the Irishtown, Ringsend, and Sandymount area, has announced that it has granted awards to a number of local […]

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Rowing community pull together for Focus Ireland

Rowing community pull together for Focus Ireland

On Friday, January 27th, supporters of All in a Row – Helping Homeless were at the Poolbeg Yacht Club to present a cheque for €34,000 to Sinéad Price, Co-Director of Fundraising and Marketing at Focus Ireland, on behalf of the […]

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‘New lease of life’ for ex-dock workers

‘New lease of life’ for ex-dock workers

Saturday November 19th last, saw an historic voyage on the Liffey, as the No.11 Liffey ferry took to the river again. Its last public service sailing occurred some 32 years ago. The trip was part of the DCC Dublin’s Culture […]

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Latest update on proposed Dodder bridge

Latest update on proposed Dodder bridge

Dublin City Council (DCC) recently published a draft planning scheme for the Poolbeg West, Strategic Development Zone (SDZ). Included in the plan were further details of the new Dodder bridge (also known as the “Gut Bridge”), about which we have […]

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Digital skills training for all ages

Digital skills training for all ages

There was good news for anyone who would like to learn how to use computers when Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, T.D., announced last December that his Department will provide €2.2m to 15 community and not-for-profit […]

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River Access – a slippery issue

River Access – a slippery issue

James Hamilton is a man on a mission. For the past four years he has been campaigning for greater public access to the waters of the river Liffey, especially for people with impaired mobility or vision. He has come to […]

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Community legend retires – 37 years of service and counting

Community legend retires - 37 years of service and counting

Mary O’Brien retired from her position as house manager at the Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre creche last November at 66 years of age. Mary has spent 37 years working at the community centre creche. It all started out in […]

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The Access route

The Access route

The deadline for normal CAO applications passed on February 1st and no doubt some of our readers are now wishing that they had submitted an application to go to college this year. Maybe you are a school-leaver and you didn’t […]

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