39 more affordable homes in Dublin 11

O Cualann Co-housing Alliance has been selected by Dublin City Council to build another 39 affordable houses in Ballymun. Negotiations are on-going to agree the final terms and conditions and the project is subject to planning permission being granted. The project is also subject to agreement of local area councillors and the full council members….

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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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Council gives leg-up to new sports businesses

Dublin City Council’s, Startup Ballymun initiative is hosting a free event for anyone interested in starting or growing their own sports and fitness business.  The event will be held on Wednesday 26th of April at 4.30pm in Ballymun Civic Offices and will include top speakers describing how they started, the challenges they overcome, their success…

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Time for Dublin City Council to make space for Ballymun Kickhams

Local Councillor Paul McAuliffe has today called on all local councillors and City Council officials to accommodate Ballymun Kickhams and increased Gaelic playing facilities in the new Ballymun Masterplan A new masterplan for Ballymun is due to be presented to Councillors on the 21st of March. The plan includes 31 site specific plans which should…

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City Council confirm continuation of €1.7million Ballymun Social Regeneration Fund

Ballymun Councillior Paul McAuliffe has welcomed Dublin City Council’s confirmation today that a number of important social programmes in the area will continue to receive €1.7m of funding until 2018. The news was confirmed by the Deputy City Manager at a meeting of the council’s Corporate Policy Group. It was also confirmed that the Social…

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Poppintree Park Awarded international Green Flag

The Green Flag is awarded in recognition of achieving quality standards for the presentation of Parks and recreation facilities. It promotes high horticultural and environmental standards and a benchmark for excellence in Park management based on acknowledged international best practice. This month Poppintree Park was one of three parks in Dublin which recorded the award….

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