• New Lord Mayor Elected

    Sinn Féin Councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin at the Annual Meeting of Dublin City Council on Monday 29th June 2015.


  • 10 years on and Playday is still going strong!

    National Play Day will take place on Sunday 5th July from 2pm – 5pm in Merrion Square Park.
    Come out to play at an event that supports children’s everyday play in their local neighbourhoods, streets, green spaces, parks and public spaces.
    Families can join in this FREE afternoon of fun and games in one of the City's favourite parks... find out more >>

  • Current Vacancies

    Dublin City Council invites applications, on the official form, from suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for inclusion on a panel from which the following vacancy may be filled. 

  • How to get your €100 Water Conservation Grant
    You need to have registered with Irish Water by the 30th June 2015 at the latest, even if you are not an Irish Water customer. You can do this online at www.water.ie by phoning 1890 448 448, or by post. More information...

    An bealach le do Dheontas Caomhnaithe Uisce €100 a fháil
    Caithfidh tú a bheith cláraithe le hUisce Éireann roimh 30 Meitheamh 2015 ar a dheireanaí, fiú murar custaiméir de chuid Uisce Éireann tú. Is féidir é seo a dhéanamh ar líne ag www.water.ie, trí ghlaoch ar 1890 448 448, nó tríd an bpost. Ní gá duit aon rud eile a dhéanamh anois. Breis eolais...

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    Opportunities for Landlords

    The Dublin local authorities (Dublin City, South Dublin, Fingal and Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Councils) invite landlords to make their properties available for social tenancies. There are more options than you think and one to suit your circumstances. For more information, talk to one of our team on 1800 855 920 or visit www.dublinlandlords.ie

  • Your Chance to Shape the new Dublin City Local Economic and Community Plan 2016 - 2021

    The Dublin City Local Economic and Community Plan 2016 – 2021 is now open for public consultation and all citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute.  This is an opportunity for anyone with an interest in the City to help shape the six year Plan which will identify and implement actions to strengthen and develop the economic and community dimensions of Dublin City.

    Further information on how to make a submission is available here

  • Red Light Camera System Launched

    Ireland’s first automated Red Light Camera System was launched today by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, at the Blackhall Place / Benburb Street junction in Dublin 7.  The new system will see motorists who break the red traffic lights automatically receive three penalty points for commission of the offence.


  • 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.



  • 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.

    Download the Application Form


  • 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:

    • Upper Grangegorman Road, Collins Avenue, Oscar Traynor Road, Gullistan Terrace and Windmill Road

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 webmaster@dublincity.ie


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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


    Tá an comhlacht nua Uisce Éireann freagrach as seirbhísí uisce a chur ar fáil do ghnólachtaí agus do
    theaghlaigh.  Brú anseo le haghaidh eolas i nGaeilge.


Temporary Advice Notice not to Swim at Dollymount Strand

A temporary advice notice not to swim has been issued today, 01/07/2015, for Dollymount Strand. A  further investigative sample was taken yesterday, with results being available tomorrow 02/07/2015.

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Temporary Bathing Prohibition - Merrion Strand

A temporary bathing water prohibition has been issued for Merrion Strand today, 01/07/2015.A  further investigative sample was taken yesterday, with results being available tomorrow 02/07/2015.

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