‘Drumcondra – Legacies of Service’ Thursday, 26th August at 2pm – Meet outside the Cat & Cage Pub Take a walk by some of the institutions which were formed over past centuries to provide religious and community service both at home and abroad. Tour to finish at St. Vincents Hospital, Richmond Road, Fairview, Dublin 3. [...]
Drumcondra Walking Tour – 26th August
Dublin Sports Fans Please Note…!
As part of Dublin European Capital of Sport 2010 Dublin City Council has organised a seminar entitled “Celebrating our Sporting Heritage – Dublin Sporting Heroes” to celebrate our sporting heritage and the numerous sporting heroes associated with the city. Contributors will include John Giles, Michael Carruth , Barney Rock, Dick Hooper and Annette Kealy. The [...]
Smithfield Horse Market
There appears to be a concerted campaign underway to try and close down the Smithfield Horse Market and it’s all “one-way traffic” in favour of closure at the moment.
Demolition of Artane Boys Band Hall
Interesting to note that the Christian Brothers have applied for permission to demolish the ruins of the Artane Boys Band Hall in the grounds of the school (suffered extensive fire damage some time ago): Application Number 3299/10 Application Type Permission Applicant Congregation of the Christian Brothers Location Former Chapel, (also Known As The Artane Boys Band Hall), [...]
Burst Watermain Final Update – Sat 07/06, 6pm
The repair works on the watermain at Marrowbone Lane have now been completed. Recharging the network with water has commenced and normal supply should be restored to all areas over the course of the evening. For those areas still experiencing problems tankers will continue in operation until 7.00pm this evening and will be located in [...]
Burst Watermain Update Saturday 07/08, 1pm
This watermain is still out of commission with work continuing on the repair. It is hoped to have the work completed in the afternoon. In the interim, work is ongoing to supply water to the areas affected by using alternative supplies. However there is a general reduction in water pressure city wide, and the following [...]
Maternity Hospital on Howth Road – REFUSED by An Bord Pleanala
Got word yesterday that the planning application by W.S.M. Partnership for a 100-bed maternity hospital on the Howth Road was refused by An Bord Pleanala.
Height and the Development Plan 2011-2017
This is the second post on the above topic and should be read in conjunction with the first to understand the full “skinny” on height-related matters in the latest draft of the new Development Plan.