Owen Keegan

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Councillors voted to rescind their 2000 decision to bestow the Freedom of the City on Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of her Freedom of the City of Dublin award, following an overwhelming vote of Dublin city c(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: described treatment of council in relation to LPT as “disappointing”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Government must “remove the inequity” which allows owners of new homes to escape paying Local Property Tax (LPT), Dublin city chief executive Owen Kee(...)

No parking offence was committed because of the absence of road markings.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

Dublin City Council has apologised to and agreed to refund motorists who were clamped wrongly earlier this year. A total of 26 vehicles were clamped(...)

The scandalous homelessness caused by our persistent housing crisis should undoubtedly be a priority for policy-makers. So the willingness of Dublin C(...)

Construction at Grand Canal Dock in Dublin. The housing problem “offers the potential for spectacular failure if policy interventions are inappropriate”, Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan said. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In the scramble to try to tackle the shortage of housing supply in Dublin, the Government in 2015 set its sights on Dublin City Council’s development(...)

Green Party  councillor Ciarán Cuffe: “There is plenty of land to develop on, or housing capacity to be added, without threatening parks.”

Dublin city chief executive Owen Keegan has set his sights on the local “green” in the middle of suburban housing developments as having potential for(...)

 Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan: said resistance to high-density and high-rise developments displayed a  “lack of inter-generational solidarity”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin must not be “held to ransom” by homeowners who want to block the development of high-density housing and taller apartment buildings, Dublin Cit(...)

Poolbeg peninsula: most sites in the Docklands zone, which borders Poolbeg, are already under construction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Final plans for the fast-track development of more than 3,500 apartments on the Poolbeg peninsula’s new Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) will be prese(...)

Local property tax: at a  meeting of Dublin City Council on Monday, Owen Keegan recommended a 10 per cent  reduction for householders instead on the maximum 15 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council has voted down a proposal to increase the level of the local property tax for 2018 despite a warning that it will starve the counc(...)

 A general view of the boardwalk on the river Liffey. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council manager Owen Keegan said the issue of anti-social behaviour on the Liffey boardwalk is a broader one than the council can handle. (...)

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