Archive for the Building Category

DCC Notes

Compiled by Dermot Carmody Election of SEAC Chairperson At the start of the meeting on July 13th of the South East Area Committee (SEAC), Cllr. Dermot Lacey (LAB) was re-elected to the chair. Anne Feeney (FG) was elected vice-chairperson. Demolition […]

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GCID: Community needs guarantees

By Dermot Carmody Early in January this year the cabinet accepted the recommendations of a report from the Grand Canal Innovation District (GCID) Advisory Committee and committed government support for the TCD-led initiative. At the heart of the GCID will […]

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Revolutionising Housing with ‘Vienna Model’

By Peter McNamara Faced with soaring rents, limited supply, and ever-worsening homelessness, Dublin City Council has been looking to untried solutions to solve the city’s housing crisis. Brendan Kenny, the Council’s Deputy Chief Executive, recently spoke about the possibility of […]

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Is Donnybrook becoming a ghost town?

By Eoin Meegan A spate of shop closures over the last few years in Donnybrook has given rise to some concern that the once-thriving village is in danger of turning into a ghost town, or worse, a signpost on the […]

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Facebook: The Next Storey

By Alexander Kearney Almost immediately after winning permission to make dramatic changes to its new Ballsbridge complex, Facebook has now applied for permission to add another storey to the front two ranges for its new headquarters opposite the RDS. The […]

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