Dublin City Mobility

Dublin City Council is proposing to introduce temporary changes to roads, paths and public spaces to allow for safe social distancing, a tripling of cycling, doubling of walking, efficient public bus service and private vehicle traffic in the city. You can read the full proposal HERE. The proposed road lay-out changes aim to : Allow for…

Re-start Business Grant

To financially help Dublin’s small and medium sized businesses prepare to re-open and trade again Dublin City Council will administer the Government approved ReStart Business Grant.  The grant will provide direct financial aid of between €2,000 to €10,000 to small businesses with a turnover of under €5m with less than 50 employees who have suffered…

Phoenix Park

The Phoenix Park has been a life-saver for so many people living in the area during Covid-19. The Phoenix Park provides numerous opportunities for green exercise and there has been a huge increase in its use for walking, cycling, running and other sorts of outdoor exercise.  To ensure sufficient space for social distancing from May 18th…

Rates Waived

Government has offered a suite of measures to further support small, medium and larger business that are negatively impacted by COVID-19 These include the waiver of Commercial rates for a three month period beginning on 27 March 2020, for all businesses that have been forced to close due to Public Health requirements.  You can read…

St Mobhi Laneway

Dublin City Council have advised Mary that DCC Dangerous Buildings section have closed the laneway linking St Mobhi Boithrin and Church Avenue. The decision was made as a safety precaution because there are structural issue with the Church wall adjoining the lane.  The wall is the responsibility of the Church and Dublin City Council will…

Clean-Up Dublin

UPDATE: DCC CEO has sent Mary the attached email by way of response to the matter raised below. In short, DCC is waiting for advice from the HSE & the Dept of Health to advise on how best to approach Covid-19 street cleaning. Fianna Fáil City Councillor for Dublin Central, Mary Fitzpatrick, has called on…

Community Support

Dublin City Council has established a Community Response forum to ensure a co-ordinated response to support vulnerable people of all ages in Dublin City during the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Membership of the forum includes elected public representatives, city council officials, An Garda Siochana, HSE, GAA and local community groups. Initiatives will include: Working with the…

Income Support

People whose income has been reduced or ceased due to Covid19 are advised to apply immediately for COVID-19 related income supports. They are being advised that the easiest and quickest way to apply is online on www.MyWelfare.ie. All applicants need are their email address, PPSN and bank account details. On www.MyWelfare.ie  all customers can: Apply…

Business Support

Sustaining businesses as while we work through the COVID-19 crisis is crucial. In all cases the best advice will involve speaking directly to your funders, reviewing your cost base and checking with your insurers for business interruption cover. Additonally there are several supports available: COVID-19 Information for Employers: Includes the COVID-19 Employer Refund Scheme &…

GP Contact

GP representative organisations, Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) and the Irish College of General Practitioners, have advised that GPs are the first point of contact for ALL patients with COVID-19 symptoms.  GPs will respond to all patients including those who are not ordinarily registered with their practice. If you have COVID-19 symptoms do NOT go a…