For those of living in the #NorthInnerCity and use a bike, it can be difficult to store it securely, given the largely limited amount of outdoor space. More often than … Continue Reading On-street Cycle Parking stands – Update!
Justice Minister, Helen McEntee T.D. Recently announced the opening of the 2022 Community Safety Innovation Fund to new applications. This fund is drawn from the proceeds of crime seized by … Continue Reading The Community Safety Innovation Fund is open for applications
The Dublin Central Area Committee of Dublin City Council, which I chair, is meeting on Wednesday next to consider a report on the recent public consultation held to gauge the … Continue Reading Overwhelming support for specific #CarFree #CapelStreet plans.
100 years on from the establishment of An Garda Siochana, Fine Gael in Government is ensuring that Garda numbers on our streets continue to be increased. Budget 2022 provided for … Continue Reading 2022 Garda Recruitment campaign – Deadline looming
Dublin Central Area Councillors agreed to seek the public’s opinions and views on the proposals to formally remove through traffic along Capel Street. That public consultation launched today. So, what’s … Continue Reading Traffic-Free #CapelStreet Consultation launched
Fine Gael Councillors at the February meeting of City Council submitted an Emergency Motion on the issue of the proposed Parnell Square Cultural Quarter to be located in the heart … Continue Reading Bringing clarity to the status of planned #ParnellSquare Cultural Quarter
As a member of the City’s Joint Policing Committee, the Assistant Garda Commissioner for Dublin provided details of the specific policing initiative to counteract and effectively tackle the problem of … Continue Reading #OperationCitizen tackling #CityCentre anti-social behaviour
Last month, myself, local T.D. and Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe met with officials from LIDL to discuss the company’s plans to build a new store on the former Annesley … Continue Reading Update on LIDL’s plans for #Ballybough
TAXATION AND REMOTE WORKERS New Revenue guidance has been published for remote workers claiming tax relief on Working From Home. Budget 2021 allows Income tax deduction amounting in 30% of … Continue Reading Have you been working from home?
Update 4 and Medium Term Action Plan Introduction Dublin City is settling into a more normal pattern in recent weeks and months. The return of workers to offices, as well … Continue Reading Report to the City Recovery Taskforce
This morning, I took part in a further meeting of the Council’s Advisory Group on the proposed redevelopment of the Fruit and Vegetable Market on Mary’s Lane. Planning permission for … Continue Reading #KNOWWHEREYOUSTAND on the Fruit & Veg Market redevelopment
Finance Minister and local T.D. for Dublin Central earlier today encouraged businesses re-opening today, as part of the re-launch of indoor hospitality, to make a claim for an enhanced restart … Continue Reading #NorthInnerCity businesses re-opening should apply for enhanced restart payment under CRSS
Dublin City Council has launched a new campaign to encourage everyone to enjoy all the amenities and attractions Dublin City has to offer. The ‘We Can Dublin Again’ campaign comes as the … Continue Reading “We Can Dublin Again”
Last week, An Bord Pleanála determined that planning permission be granted for the demolition of the existing Park Shopping Centre along Prussia Street in Stoneybatter and for the construction of … Continue Reading An Bord Pleanála grants permission for #ParkShoppingCentre redevelopment
Next week, City Councillors will meet to consider and debate proposals for inclusion in the pre-draft stage of the Dublin City Development Plan. You may remember, the public consultation that … Continue Reading Preparing a new Dublin City Development Plan – June 2021
IntroductionAs we come out of two very difficult and turbulent weekends in the City, the vision for an outdoor summer in Dublin City Centre is really starting to take shape. … Continue Reading #CityRecoveryPlan Update – June 2021