• Register to Vote for the upcoming Referendum

    The Referendum will be held on Friday, 22nd May 2015.   The closing date for entry to the Supplement to the Register of Electors 2015 – 2016 is Tuesday, 5th May 2015

    The closing date for receipt of postal/special vote application forms is Saturday, 25th April 2015.

    Further details on the Register of Electors

  • 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 vacancies may be filled. 

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    Fire and Emergency Operations Plan Section 26 Public Consultation

    Dublin Fire Brigade continually strives to provide an efficient, effective service that ensures the safety of our communities and increases the safety of our fire-fighters. We want to ensure that what we’re doing meets your expectations. This process is an invitation to contribute to our planning arrangements for your fire service.

    Please click here to go to the consultation site.

    Más mian leat an leagan Gaeilge den suirbhé a chomhlíonadh is féidir teacht air anseo.

  • Shortlist 2015 – International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

    10 novels have been shortlisted for the 20th International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award, managed by Dublin City Libraries. The list includes TransAtlantic by Irish author and former winner, Colum McCann, three novels in translation from Brazil, France and Morocco and novels from Australia, Nigeria, the UK and the USA.



  • St. Teresa’s Gardens Regeneration
    St. Teresa’s Gardens was initially designed in the 1930s but not constructed until the late 1940s early 50’s. While the complex was a response to the pre war housing needs of the population it wasn't designed, meet modern living standards. 
    The City Council has been active over the years in seeking to address various issues in this area of the inner city. John Thompson and Partners were appointed in 2005 to prepare a Framework Development Plan for the Dolphin’s Barn Area. The redevelopment of St. Teresa’s Gardens forms a key element of the Plan.
  • 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


  • Dublin: One City One Book The Barrytown Trilogy

    Dublin will become Barrytown in April as the city celebrates Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy, this year’s Dublin: One City One Book choice. Dublin City Council’s Public Libraries have organised a packed programme featuring over 60 events which will animate the Barrytown Trilogy throughout April.

    A special Dublin: One City One Book Barrytown edition, published by Vintage, is available to borrow from libraries across Dublin and to buy in bookshops.


  • City Hall Lecture Series: Dublin City and Irish Folklore

    The popular City Hall lunch-time lectures returns in Spring 2015 with a series on Dublin City and Irish Folklore on Tuesday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th April, from 1.10pm to 1.50pm. The venue is the Council Chamber in Dublin City Hall and admission is free of charge. No booking required, all welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Theme: Dublin City & Irish Folklore


  • Capital Assistance Scheme ‘Call for Proposals’

    Submissions are requested from the Approved Housing Bodies for cost effective and sustainable proposals to meet the housing needs of people through the Capital Assistance Scheme. 

    Proposals to be submitted by 5pm 22nd April to - "Call for Proposals 2015, Housing & Residential Services, Block 1, Floor 3, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8."

  • 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

    Download the grant application form (pdf, 497kb) MS Word Version (278kb) As Gaeilge (472kb) (cannot access pdf?)

  • Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999 as amended 
    Donation Statements have been received from the Elected Members of Dublin City Council in respect of the period 1st January to 31st December 2014 in compliance with legislative provisions.
    These Statements are available for inspection at this link alternatively can be inspected between the hours 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, at the Chief Executive’s Department, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8. 
  • Dublin’s musical heritage and vibrant music scene are the inspiration for a brand new music festival, MusicTown 2015 taking place from April 10th – 19th across the city.

    Organised by Dublin City Council, it’s a celebration of all music, created and enjoyed in Dublin. Tapping into our lyrical, musical and storytelling culture, its eclectic programme will thrill all ages and interests across 10 days.

    The full programme will be launched in March but tickets for some events are now available on www.musictown.ie

  • Dublin City Council is to invest in solar energy in a drive to reduce its energy bills.
    The council will install solar panels at four public libraries and the Civic Offices this year.
    The council has published a report which has found that investing in solar energy production can pay for itself in just 7-13 years. This is one of the key findings of the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Dublin report. 
  • The Mansion House Dublin celebrates 300 years

    In 2015, Dublin’s Mansion House celebrates 300 years as the official Mayoral residence. The house was built by developer Joshua Dawson between 1705 and 1710 and is a rare surviving example of Queen Anne style architecture in Dublin.  

    In 2015 the Mansion House will celebrate this milestone with a number of events throughout the year. Please click here for further information.

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    Healthy Ireland

    Healthy Ireland is a new Government plan, that involves every part of Irish society in improving our health and wellbeing. It was published in March 2013.

    The wellbeing and health of the people living in our country is the most valuable resource that we have. Health is major asset for our society, and improving the health and wellbeing of the nation is a national priority for the Government. More...

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    Launch of the Eastern-Midlands Draft Regional Waste Management Plan – new region new vision

    The Eastern-Midlands Region has launched its Draft Waste Management Plan 2015-2021. The plan provides the framework for waste management for the next six years and sets out a range of policies and actions in order to meet the specified mandatory and performance targets.
    A period of public consultation will continue from 18th November until the 30th of January 2015.  Following the public consultation stage written submissions will be considered and the final regional waste management plans will be published by the end of March 2015. More...

  • 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.