Archive for the Local News Category

Public Participation Network news for May

Public Participation Network news for May

Geneva Pattison The Public Participation Network, is an official link between local authorities and community groups, to keep everyone updated on changes on a local level. The PPN also serves as an opportunity for volunteers, community groups and others to […]

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Mary Lavin: First female Irish writer to have a public area named after her

Mary Lavin: First female Irish writer to have a public area named after her

Geneva Pattison For the first time in Irish history, a public area will be named after a female Irish writer. The writer in question is the pioneer of women’s writing, Mary Lavin. The new Mary Lavin Place will consist of […]

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Ship to shore: Dublin Port wants your opinion!

Ship to shore: Dublin Port wants your opinion!

A recent press release from the Dublin Port Company has revealed that Dublin Port will likely reach its throughput capacity sometime around 2030-2040.

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Do we want a greener Dublin? The public have spoken!

Do we want a greener Dublin? The public have spoken!

Geneva Pattison On the 9th of February, the results of the Your Dublin, Your Voice survey on Biodiversity were released. The survey was the first local government-led opinion panel that has ever taken place in Ireland. As mentioned on the […]

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George’s Dock white water rafting plan challenged by public petition.

George's Dock white water rafting plan challenged by public petition.

Geneva Pattison In early 2019, Dublin City Council put forward plans to develop a white water rafting facility in George’s Dock. The development plan was passed in December 2019, despite the estimated costs of the build starting at 12 million […]

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RTE investigation exposes harsh realities of homelessness.

Geneva Pattison. On Monday the 18th of January, RTE aired an RTE Investigates documentary highlighting the in depth struggles of individual homeless people during the year of 2020. The troubling new documentary follows the lives of 20 year old Dan […]

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Garda Youth Awards 2021: Get Nominating for D4.

Garda Youth Awards 2021: Get Nominating for D4.

Geneva Pattison Nominations for the 2021 Garda Youth Awards will close on January 29th. Now is the time to nominate young people in the locality who have demonstrated any outstanding acts of bravery, service or ingenuity from within the sphere […]

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St. John’s Christmas worship times and guideline procedures.

Geneva Pattison St. Johns have passed on the details of the guidelines that will be followed for mass goers on Christmas day and Christmas Eve. “St John’s follows the current guidelines from the HSE in respect of social distancing, hand […]

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City to Port: New cycleway and Port Museum plan.

City to Port: New cycleway and Port Museum plan.

New cycleway and Port Museum, development commencing 2021.

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Knowledge STEMs from curiosity: Science Week’s 25th anniversary

Knowledge STEMs from curiosity: Science Week’s 25th anniversary

Geneva Pattison Now, perhaps more than ever, we are living, breathing and celebrating science in all its various forms. This year has seen the world looking to scientists for guidance, advice and hope for a better future. November 8th to […]

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