Dublin

Notice from Dublin City Council Strategic Policy Committee on Litter

Dublin City Council Update Dublin North Central Notice from Dublin City Council Strategic Policy Committee on Litter NUI Maynooth is currently working on developing a reporting solution on the use of litter bins. The hope is to develop a system whereby Dublin City Council can monitor the frequency of emptying, and weights of litter in […]

Parking Workshop – 9th June 2010

Dublin City Council are holding a Parking Workshop on the 9th of June to discuss parking policy and practice in Dublin city. It will be held in City Hall, from 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.  The Workshop is intended for Members of the Transportation and Traffic SPC, Members of the City Council and  invited representatives from the […]

€27m of unpaid bin charges in Dun Laoghaire?

The Local Government Auditor highlighted the poor collection record of Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown when it comes to bin charges in his report on the 2008 accounts: The council is out of pocket to the tune of €27m on bin-charge arrears 9,000 households have paid virtually nothing at all of charges imposed from 2000-2004, resulting in arrears […]

Municipal Bonds – the downside?

DCC is examining the possibility of issuing Municipal Bonds to raise capital; a good idea and worth exploring in the right context in my book. HOWEVER… Worth looking at the practical downsides as described by Derek Scally in the Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2010/0512/1224270210537.html Ouch!

Living on “Planet Gormley” will cost Dubliners dearly – Ó Muirí

Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí Chairperson, Environment and Engineering Strategic Policy Committee Dublin City Council 30th March 2010 Living on “Planet Gormley” will cost Dubliners dearly – Ó Muirí Minister continues to undermine Local Government in Dublin in the interests of political survival. Fine Gael Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí has today (Tuesday) called on the Minister […]

80% of Intoxicating Liquor Offence Fines Go Un-paid in 2009 – Ó Muirí

Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí Dublin City Council Wednesday 10th March 2010 80% of Intoxicating Liquor Offence Fines Go Un-paid in 2009 – Ó Muirí Percentage of unpaid DCC Intoxicating Liquor Offences goes from 74% in 2008 to 80% in 2009. Dublin City Councilor Naoise Ó Muirí has today (Wednesday) expressed concern over recent figures received […]

Minister Must Support North Dublin Water Supply Project -Ó Muirí

Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí Chairperson, Environment and Engineering Strategic Policy Committee Dublin City Council 23rd March 2010 Minister Must Support North Dublin Water Supply Project -Ó Muirí Minister Gormley urgently needs to give the go-ahead for the construction of the North City Arterial Watermain. Fine Gael Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí has today (Tuesday) called on […]