Smithfield Horse Fair

Dublin City Council will hold the Smithfield Horse Fair this Sunday 1st September from 9am to 1.30pm. This is the second Horse Fair to be held under new byelaws adopted by Dublin City Council at the start of the year. The fair now takes place twice a year, on the first Sundays in March and…

Motor Tax Office Closures

From January 2013 a new plastic card driver license was introduced in Ireland and Dublin City Council is responsible for the Motor Tax offices that process applications for driving licences and motor tax in Dublin City.  Dublin City Council has advised me that the new process has resulted in a significant increase in workload and as a result, backlogs of post have occurred. This in…

Green Street Court House

Green Street Court House, Smithfiled, D7 The appearance of Green Street Court House in Smithfield has been deteriorating in recent times so in May 2013 I asked Dublin City Council to advise me who is responsible for the court house on Green Street? What is the proposed use for the building? Will the manager arrange…

The next NWIC Policing Forum will be held in the Holy Family Parish Centre, 13 Prussia Street, Dublin 7 on Wednesday the 12th June 2013. This forum is an opportunity for people living and working the area to meet with the Gardai, Dublin City Council and elected representatives to discuss and address issues of concern….

Employment Networking

On Friday 17th May 2013 IENetworking will host a talk on “Positive Psychology in Business” in the Motor Tax Office, 3rd Floor training room, Queen Street, D7 from 10:00 – 13:00.  Alan Duffy will discuss techniques to improve business relations, enhance communication with potential clients and maintain great health in body and mind.  Alan is experienced in…

Employment Networking

On Friday 17th May 2013 IENetworking will host a talk on “Positive Psychology in Business” in the Motor Tax Office, 3rd Floor training room, Queen Street, D7 from 10:00 – 13:00.  Alan Duffy will discuss techniques to improve business relations, enhance communication with potential clients and maintain great health in body and mind.  Alan is experienced in…

Smithfield Horse Fair

Sunday March 3rd 2013 will see the first Smithfield Horse Fair to operate under the new casual trading bye-laws.   The fair will run from 9am to 1.30pm is family friendly and free to the general public.  In addition to the traditional horse fair Dublin City Council has organised a cultural programme including a photographic exhibition,…

Community Grants Deadline

REMINDER DEADLINE APPROACHING Dublin City Council is currently accepting applications for funding under their Community Grant Scheme. Key priorities for funding 2013 are community development, social inclusion, children and young people, digital inclusion, integration, marginalised groups and local issues.  To download an application please click here.  Please note that the closing date is 5pm Thursday…

Car break-ins

I was woken early one morning recently by our friendly postman who noticed that our car had been broken-into over night.  Now to be totally honest they didn’t actually “break-in” because the car had been left “unlocked” (don’t ask who is to blame for that, needless to say I am admitting nothing).  They had gone…

Planning Applications

As a member of the Board of the Grangegorman Development Authority I welcome the recent applications to Dublin City Council for planning permission to commence works under the Strategic Development Zone process. As a City Councillor I have raised residents concerns with Dublin City Council regarding traffic and access and I am seeking a commitment…