Dermot Lacey

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The council secured 12 repossession orders in the courts last year,  while three ‘lump sum settlements’ of €30,500 in total were made.

Rent arrears owed by Dublin City Council’s social housing tenants have hit almost €38 million, their highest ever level and a €4 million increase sinc(...)

Anthony Flynn, the late chief executive of Inner City Helping Homeless: A group of Independent councillors plans to nominate Geraldine Molloy to take his seat at the council’s monthly meeting. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Dublin city councillors will be advised not to elect an Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) volunteer on Monday to fill the council seat left vacant fo(...)

NTA deputy chief executive Hugh Creegan has offered to arrange a meeting with the traders to discuss the BusConnects proposals. Photograph: Alan Betson

The installation of a cyclepath in Ballsbridge, Dublin, which would result in the relocation of six parking spaces on Merrion Road, would “destroy” th(...)

A cycleway for the Strand Road has been rejected: “A lot of cycle campaigners are not pro-cycling, they are anti-car,” says Dermot Lacey. “Being motivated by being against things never works.”  Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Dublin City Council should not appeal the High Court’s rejection of plans for a two-lane cycleway for the Strand Road in Sandymount, a local Labour co(...)

Posters for the Dublin Bay South byelection on the Strand Road, Sandymount. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When plans for a cycle path along Strand Road in Sandymount were first announced last August as part of Dublin’s City Council’s Covid-19 response, it (...)

Labour’s Alison Gilliland is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin. Photograph: Lord Mayor of Dublin/Twitter

Labour councillor Alison Gilliland has been elected the 353rd Lord Mayor of Dublin, becoming only the 10th woman to hold the office. Cllr Gilliland, (...)

Fitzwilliam Square. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fitzwilliam Square park, the only one of Dublin city’s five Georgian parks in private ownership, could be opened to be public for the first time under(...)

Marta Tomczyszyn, on the Ice Breaker, they serve ice Cream and coffee for take away on the Grand Canal. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Dublin canal boat restaurants have been banned from offering take away services during the Covid-19 pandemic after Waterways Ireland said meals or “re(...)

The diningroom in the Georgian House Museum. Photograph: ESB

The ESB’s plans to convert a museum in a restored Georgian house on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street into luxury apartments have been described as “sly” an(...)

Cyclist on Strand Road, Sandymount. Since Dublin City Council last August announced plans to trial the two-way cycle path, it has been met with determined local opposition. File photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Traffic on Strand Road in Sandymount will be reduced to one way from March 1st to facilitate the opening of a much disputed new two-way cycle route fr(...)

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