Owen Keegan

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Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan’s comments echo even more inflammatory comments made just more than a year ago by the former chairman of the State’s Housing Agency Conor Skehan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Comments by Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan in relation to homeless provision in Dublin were certainly inflammatory, and probably il(...)

Owen Keegan: ‘I was trying to make a point if we really wanted to cut numbers, then cut the service’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan has defended comments he made at the weekend in which he said homeless numbers would drop if homeles(...)

Schematic drawing of the proposed white-water facility at George’s Dock planned by Dublin City Council

Dublin’s Lord Mayor, Nial Ring, has poured cold water on plans for a €12 million international standard white-water rapids rafting circuit and polo po(...)

Adeola Adeniyi and her newborn son: Some days they went to a shopping centres to sit on the public seats while she fed Josiah. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A “clear direction” stating who is and who is not entitled to housing is “urgently needed” from the Government to ensure all homeless families are sup(...)

The €200,000, which was proposed by Sinn Féin, Labour, the Greens, and the Independent group, will fund one toilet each on the northside and southside of the city

A budget of almost €970 million has been approved by Dublin city councillors for next year, the largest pot of funding ever set for the annual running(...)

Funding for Dublin homeless services for this year was set at €142m, and while the council expects to have exceeded this figure by year’s end, the rate of overrun has slowed, with the final tally due to come in at just under €145m

Spending on services for homeless people in Dublin is expected to reach €150 million next year, a rise of more than €90 million over the last five yea(...)

Mayor for Dublin

This article is part of the Capital Ideas series of proposals to improve Dublin city’s infrastructure, economy, services and the daily life of its cit(...)

An Bord Pleanála’s decision to reject plans for the transformation of Dublin’s College Green into a European-style pedestrian plaza should not have co(...)

College Green’s proposed changes: now a thing of the past as buses need to pass in front of Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dublin City Council/PA

The denouement of the College Green plaza saga has turned out to be a complete farce – not the An Bord Pleanála ruling itself, but the disastrous proc(...)

A view of  College Green in Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Plans for a €10 million traffic-free plaza at Dublin’s College Green are “dead” following the rejection of the scheme by An Bord Pleanála, Dublin City(...)

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