Archive for the Local News Category

St Patricks Church Weekly draw results 09-07-18

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Facebook eyes up former Bankcentre

Facebook eyes up former Bankcentre

By Alexander Kearney What’s going on with the AIB Bankcentre? Mystery still surrounds the future of the site after it was revealed earlier this year that AIB intended to vacate the last portion of its purpose-built campus by summer 2019. […]

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Beech Hill Terrace nearing completion

Beech Hill Terrace nearing completion

By Paul Carton Royal Hospital Donnybrook Housing Agency’s Beech Hill Terrace accommodation project is on track to be completed for September. The address in Donnybrook was previously home to a dilapidated apartment block which was demolished to allow for the […]

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Working to keep Sandymount vibrant

By Kathrin Kobus. About 100 residents of Sandymount and neighbours of all ages and gender came and got their gear and handy tools, like gloves and tongs on a stick, from the Sandymount Tidy Towns committee. They were going about the […]

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HOUSING DEAL IN DISARRAY

HOUSING DEAL IN DISARRAY

by Alexander Kearney What is the deal with the Poolbeg social housing agreement? Questions over social and affordable housing in the Poolbeg West SDZ remain unanswered and unclear. On the morning of the 17th April, members of the Irish Glass […]

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DCC notes

DCC notes

Compiled By Paul Carton February Tree Programme for 2018: It is anticipated that this work will be undertaken over the coming months and prior to the trees coming into leaf. At Shrewsbury Park, there is a planned crown reduction of […]

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Enable Ireland Garden and Gift Store

Enable Ireland Garden and Gift Store

The Enable Ireland Garden and Gift Store is located on Sandymount Avenue, nestled under a beautiful horse chestnut tree. The garden centre began with a request from one adult with a disability using Enable Ireland services to start growing tomatoes. […]

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‘Tilting Towers’ win for developer

‘Tilting Towers’ win for developer

By Alexander Kearney A Dublin City Council planner has finally accepted changes to the profiles of two commercial blocks in one of the most distinctive developments in Dublin 4 – Boland’s Quay on Grand Canal Dock. The case is an early […]

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Covanta’s day in court

Covanta’s day in court

By Paul Carton   A Dublin District Court Judge has fined the incinerator operators Covanta, €1,000 for being in breach of their licence with the EPA. Covanta, who are in a public-private partnership with DCC, known as the Dublin Waste to […]

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The Hanging Gardens of Ballsbridge

The Hanging Gardens of Ballsbridge

By Alexander Kearney We are fortunate in having in this country an efficient, stable, comprehensive banking and financial system of the highest integrity and probity.” Even after nearly forty years, the nasal quality and slightly bored tone of the recorded […]

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