Dublin once again gets short changed by Government community development grant – McAuliffe

The Chair of the Dublin City Local Community Development Committee, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has said that Dublin has once again been short changed by the decision of the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe and the Minister for Community, Michael Ring to allocate just €64,000 to disadvantaged communities in the city. Cllr. McAuliffe was commenting after…

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Minister gives conflicting message on Scribblestown PPP

At yesterdays Area Committee there was unanimous support for a motion which called on the Department of Housing to clarify their position regarding the Government’s Scribblestown PPP. This motion arose from a meeting between Minister John Paul Phelan, Minister for Local Government and Electoral Reform and Scribblestown Residents at which it was suggested that Councillors…

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Community Grant Scheme 2018

The Dublin City Council Community Grant Scheme is now open for application. The closing date is the 27th October 2017. All applicants for the 2017 scheme will be sent an application form for next year’s scheme. http://www.dublincity.ie/sites/default/files/content/HousingAndCommunity/Community/Application%20Form%20Community%20Grant%202018.doc

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Scrambler bikes terrorise Finglas

Over the spring and summer of 2017 the issue of scrambler bikes has become much worse in the area. Bikes on the old tip head has long been a problem for residents in Dunsoghley and this year we have seen more bikes using Tolka Valley Park and Kildonan Park. Any use of motor bikes in…

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AFTER 3 YEARS FINGLAS SERVES NOTICE ON ‘INAPPROPRIATE LOCATION’ OF ABIGAIL CENTRE

Last Friday I attended the latest public meeting of the West Finglas Tenants and Residents Association regarding the Abigail centre. The City Council are on record that this site is not an appropriate location for these services. The community, local councillors and local council staff have developed a plan which they believe will see better…

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Culture connects in Ballymun

Victoria Ni Bhraoin from Ballymun grew up with family stories of a Great Great Great (maybe even more!) Grandmother from the Far East and she was eager to discover whether this story was actually true. This was the starting point for her research, and although she is yet to find this elusive family character, she…

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Dublin City Council to accomadate Ballymun Kickhams in new development

Dublin City Council to accomadate Ballymun Kickhams in new development Local Councillor Paul McAuliffe has today welcomed Dublin City Council’s commitment to accommodate Ballymun Kickhams and increased Gaelic playing facilities in the new Ballymun Local Area development plan. A new revised masterplan for Ballymun was circulated to Councillors over the weekend and includes 31 site…

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