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    Dublin City Council and The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association have announced details of the first J.F. Dunne Insurances Great Dublin Swim – Dublin’s newest open water swim. The event takes place on Saturday 9th August with 750 metre and 1,500 metre courses catering for swimmers from novice to elite levels.Both races start near Sean O’Casey Bridge and offer an enjoyable swim around the Docklands before finishing by the Jeanie Johnson. Registration is now open on www.greatdublinswim.com. More...

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    Deis teach a dhearadh ar Shráid Sheamlas an Éisc i gcroílár na cathrach. An aidhm - teaghlaigh a mhealladh ar ais chun lár na cathrach.

    Dublin House is an initiative of Dublin City Council’s Housing Department through the City Architects Divisionto promote the potential of small-scale residential development in the inner city and inner suburban areas. It is a trial initiative to enable people to be citizen-developers by facilitating them to design and create their own bespoke homes for themselves in the city. The principle of promoting diverse owner-occupied city centre family-friendly homes is the underlying aspiration of the Dublin House project. More...

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    From 2015 onwards your elected members have the power to vary the Local Property Tax by +/- 15%.  As part of this process, Dublin City Council now invites members of the public to take part in an online survey to identify their views on the Local Property Tax.

    This public consultation will run from Tuesday 15th July 2014 to 4.30pm on Wednesday August 13th 2014.  A report summarising the submissions received will be presented to the elected members in September to inform them in their decision making duties.  More / as Gaeilge

    Click here to take part in the consultation online/as Gaeilge


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    Remember to renew your Dog Licence

    If you own a dog, under the Control of Dogs Acts 1986, you are obliged to have a current Dog Licence. Dog Licences can be purchased in two ways: Dog owners living in Dublin City Council’s administrative area can purchase Dogs Licences on-line using  this secure link. Select the  “other payments” option and continue by completing the relevant fields. Those who do not wish to use the on-line payments facility can purchase a licence directly from their local post office. The fee is €20.

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    Events in Dublin

    Summer is in full flow and the upcoming events will not disappoint. There will be plenty happening to keep you entertained including Pride LGBT Festival, City Spectacular formerly known as the (Street Performance World Championships), the Rose Festival and the Liffey Swim.  More...

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    Flood Protection
    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...

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    Irish Water
    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.

    For further information or to report an issue with:

    Water supply

    Water quality



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    Luas Cross City College Green Utility Works

    Utility works associated with the Luas Cross City scheme commenced in the College Green area on Tuesday, 3rd June 2014.

    The works are being carried out during the summer months, when traffic numbers are lower, in order to minimise delays and disruption to road users. More...

Dublin’s Lord Mayor opens Book of Condolence for victims of conflict in Gaza and surrounding territories

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke, has announced that the City of Dublin will open a book of condolence for victims of the current conflict which has resulted in loss of life in Gaza and Israel. The public will have an opportunity to sign the book at The Mansion House, Dawson Street, as follows:

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Dublin City Council opens its first in a series of new city park cafes

Dublin City Council has announced the opening of an eagerly awaited addition to Harold’s Cross Park – a new tearooms operated by Noshington Café. The new café is part of Dublin City Council’s broader plan to provide tearooms in parks where there is a demand. The council also plans to open a new café in St. Patrick’s Park this autumn and in Herbert Park in spring 2015.

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