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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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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Casual approach to Northside prosecutions by DPP very worrying – McAuliffe

Dublin North West Fianna Fáil candidate, Cllr. Paul McAuliffe has said that a recent decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions demonstrates just how out of touch he is with the Northside. Cllr. Paul McAuliffe was commenting after comments by Mr Justice Mitchell which criticised the DPP for bringing the case of a pipe bomb…

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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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Grants for community organisations

As a member of the Dublin City LCDC, I am pleased to inform community groups of the following grant scheme.   On 10th March 2017 the Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strate announced a new €2m Capital grants scheme for disadvantaged urban and rural areas. The scheme will run initially from…

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Dublin City Brexit Summit, Outcome Report

On June 23rd 2016, the electorate of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. The outcome was a surprise to commentators and experts in the UK and Ireland. Three weeks later, on the morning of July 13th 2016, on the day Theresa May became the British Prime Minister, Dublin City…

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The startup experiment for Startups

EXPERIMENT (noun) a test, trial, or tentative procedure; an act or operation for the purpose of discovering something unknown or of testing a principle, supposition, etc.: Today the Commissioner for Start-ups in Dublin, Niamh Bushnell informed the community that she will be stepping down from March 2017. We have always viewed this office as an…

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