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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Dublin Emerging as Hub for Smart City Technologies

The Smart Dublin team, in partnership with Maynooth University and the Technology and Entrepreneurship Centre at Harvard University, recently hosted a showcase that gave attendees the opportunity to meet international smart city experts and learn about smart projects being developed in the Dublin Region. Welcoming the event Cllr Paul McAuliffe, Chair of Enterprise and Economic…

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In Remembering Daniel O’Connell we must not forget his fight against international slavery and ours against all its modern forms. – McAuliffe

The annual commemoration of Daniel O’Connell takes place today Sunday 15th May 2015 at 12.30pm at the O’Connell Tower Circle in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin. Cllr Paul McAuliffe representing Dublin City Council and Cllr Pat McCarthy representing  Kerry County Council will officiate along with members of the O’ Connell family and representatives of the O’Connell Schools Commenting on the…

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Gully cleaning programme

Over Autumn a number of residents have been in touch with me about large ‘leaf falls’ in their area and the potential for drainage gullies to be blocked and cause localised flooding. I have listed below the monthly gully cleaning schedule for the roads which were cleaned. If you have concerns about your road, please…

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Seaonal festivities help rejuvenate villages – McAuliffe

Seasonal festivities will help rejuvenate communities – McAuliffe The Chair of Dublin City Council’s Enterprise and Economic Development committee, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has welcomed the Council’s seasonal efforts to support local communities. The provision of over 30 Christmas trees and the hosting of tree lighting ceremonies will help bring together local businesses, community groups and…

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