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Dublin Celebrates International Day For Biodiversity May 22
On May 22nd the UN wants us to be aware that humanity’s fate is tightly linked with Biodiversity, the variety of life on earth. From May 22 – 24th join wildlife experts and committed volunteers to enjoy and protect the City’s Biodiversity.
Fun family events and activities including walks, talks, a boat cruise to see the Seabirds of the Bay, beachcombing play, sea shell search, natural play, Balsam bash.
2015 Taxi Rank Bye-Law Review - Statutory Public Consultation Process
Dublin City Council is reviewing the Dublin City Council Appointed Stands (Street Service Vehicles) Bye-Laws 2011 (Also referred to as the Taxi Rank Bye-Laws), which were made pursuant to the provisions of Section 15 of the Road Traffic Act 2002. It is proposed to make new Bye-laws in respect of regulating the location and operation of appointed stands (taxi ranks) in the City of Dublin pursuant to the provisions of Section 25 of the Taxi Regulation Act 2013.
Each year Dublin City Council’s Social Inclusion Unit hosts a social inclusion week. The aim of the week is to highlight social inclusion and the needs of people in our communities who can be excluded.
This year Social Inclusion Week runs from 24th to 31st May.
A full programme of events taking place can be found here
On 18th May 2015 Dublin City Council will mark the 300th Anniversary of the deed of sale of the Mansion House between Joshua Dawson and the then named Dublin Corporation.
To mark this special occasion, Joshua Dawson’s descendants will be welcomed back to the Mansion House by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke
City Neighbourhoods 2015
The Dublin City Neighbourhoods Competition is an annual competition for communities, schools and businesses in the city organised by Dublin City Council. It is an Area based competition with categories judged initially on an Area basis.
The best entrants from each of the 5 City Council administrative Areas are selected to go forward to a citywide competition.
Seven-day recycling available
Dublin City Council has announced that five Bring Centres will open from 10am to 4pm on Sundays between now and 27th September 2015.
The Bring Centres are located at:
Opening these Bring Centres on a seven-day basis is part of Dublin City Council’s drive to make it easier for people to recycle.
The Living City initiative focuses on the regeneration of retail and commercial districts and encouraging people to live in the historic centres of Cork,Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick and Waterford.
The aim of the Living City initiative is to bring life back into the heart of the relevant cities by offering tax relief for qualifying expenditure incurred on the refurbishment or conversion of certain buildings where conditions are met.
Digiwise; a family fun programme learning how to use social media apps in a safe way
Digiwise; a family fun programme learning how to use social media apps in a safe way. In Ballymun, Cabra, Coolock, Rathmines and Walkinstown libraries in April. For parents and children
Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme
Sports clubs operating within the administrative area of Dublin City Council and are affiliated to a National Governing Body are invited to apply for financial assistance from the Sport for Young People – Small Grant Scheme (10-21 years of age), which is funded by the Irish Sports Council and administered by the Dublin City Sports Network and Dublin City Council.
This grants scheme is now accepting applications from community groups and organisations in Dublin City who want to organise events and projects to commemorate the 1916 Rising.
Funds will be made available for events taking place in 2015 and also to facilitate planning of events to take place in 2016.
Closing date is 29th May 2015
Dublin City Council has begun preparing the new City Development Plan 2016 – 2022. It will set out a shared vision and direction for the future development of our city.
To inform this process, Dublin City Council have put together an Issues Paper, which highlights some of the 'big picture' priority issues for the city over the next six years.
We are encouraging citizens, communities and organisations to read through these issues and make observations.
We are on Pinterest, are you?
A few months back we started a Pinterest account to share with you images of city, events, historical records and anything interesting that we come across in archives and in our day to day work.
We are always looking for interesting images of the city. If you have any and would like us to share it in our account, please send it to us to email@example.com
As a property owner, taking measures to protect your property from flooding will limit the distress and damage caused by flooding. However, finding the right flood protection products can be difficult.
Dublin City Council has developed a Property Flood Protection Guide to assist property owners in selecting flood protection products. We have also produced other documents that will assist property owners in preparing in advance for a flood and dealing with a flood as it is happening. More...
Irish Water is the new national water utility and is now responsible for managing the delivery of water services to homes and businesses in Ireland.
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Dublin City Council Pitch Playability 23rd/24th of May 201522nd May Read more
Friday May 22nd is International Day for Biodiversity and Dublin City Council’s Parks and Landscape Services Section will celebrate the event with a number of activities including talks and walks for small children in our Parks, a nature walk on the banks of the River Dodder and an exciting guided boat cruise of Dublin Port.19th May Read more
There are no open consultations at this time.