DublinTown is the collective voice of businesses in Dublin city centre, working to create a better city experience for all. They promote the city centre as the ultimate destination of choice for shopping and socialising while also improving the district through additional cleaning, graffiti removal, floral planting and other initiatives. DublinTown makes the city centre better by connecting influential people in authority with its 2,500 business members. They are advocates using examples and evidence to drive change.
DublinTown Expresses Concern with Partial Pedestrian Plans Announced by Dublin City Council
DublinTown, the business group representing 2,500 businesses in Dublin City Centre, has expressed its concern with the partial pedestrian plans announced by Dublin City Council today. The limited and partial plans do not reflect the wishes of the majority of the business community or the wider public. The position regarding South William Street is a […]
DublinTown Welcomes the Beginning of the Process of Lifting Restrictions
Dublin City Centre, like many larger urban centres has suffered disproportionate economic impacts. Footfall is currently less than 30% of 2019 levels. Dublin city’s vulnerability requires extremely urgent responses. In particular, DublinTown is concerned with the high levels of vacancy, (for example ground floor vacancy on Henry St. will be in excess of 30% on […]
Re-Emerging From Covid-19: A 5 Point Plan For Dublin City Centre
DublinTown welcomes reports that restriction lifting is to commence shortly. Much remains to be done to prepare the city for the return of customers & workers and to secure our long term future. DublinTown and our members are ready to share the heavy lifting required. Click here to view the five point plan for reopening.
Dublin City Council Publishes Pedestrianisation 2020 Report
DublinTown welcomes the issuing of the Dublin City Council report on the Grafton Street area trial pedestrianisation. The conclusions recommended are broadly in line with research carried out by DublinTown with the general public and with local businesses, which favours an increased prioritisation of pedestrians within the wider Grafton Street area. In the context of […]
DublinTown Hosts BusConnects Briefing
BusConnects is the National Transport Authority’s programme that aims to greatly improve bus services across the Dublin region. As part of their second round of public consultations, DublinTown hosted in our office an information session from the National Transport Authority for Member Businesses . Those in attendance received updates to the national strategy on transport […]