Co-ordinating the supports for rough sleeping on the streets
The level of homelessness in Dublin city reflects a major societal failure. We all have to accept that we have to do better. In 2018 Dublin City Council’s homeless budget will have trebled since 2014 but the issue remains as live as ever. The discourse around the subject has become emotive as understandable feelings and […]
DUBLIN AT CHRISTMAS PROCESSION REVEALED!
DUBLIN AT CHRISTMAS PROCESSION OF LIGHT BRINGS FESTIVE MAGIC TO CITY STREETS Christmas officially begins as soon as the festive lights are switched on across Dublin City marking the start of the Dublin at Christmas festive period. This year, DublinTown and Dublin City Council in partnership, are creating a procession of light that will illuminate the entire […]
DublinTown AGM 2017
On Tuesday, November 7th DublinTown held its 10th Annual General Meeting. The main item for decision by the membership was the election of three new directors to positions on the DublinTown board. We are pleased to announce that the following directors have been elected to the board. Deirdre Hayes, Investment Manager for Irish Life Plc. […]
Preparations begin to light up Dublin for Christmas
It’s not Halloween yet but savvy shoppers will have spotted that DublinTown have started hanging the festive lights across Dublin’s city centre in preparation for #DublinatChristmas. Christmas isn’t coming early but DublinTown are busy making sure Dublin looks magical for all to enjoy in time for the official lighting ceremony in November. DublinTown is working […]
Date announced for Christmas Lights Switch On
The date for Dublin city’s Christmas Lights Switch On has been announced. On Sunday November 19th, 2017, the Christmas lights throughout the city’s shopping district will be switched on. In previous years there were separate events for Grafton St, Henry St and O’Connell St. This year will be different with only one event to light […]
Game on as Dublin City Centre looks forward to a bumper Weekend of Sport!
Game on as Dublin City Centre looks forward to a bumper Weekend of Sport! DublinTown estimates that spend in the city will be between €20m and €25m Dublin City is the place to be this bank holiday weekend with sporting action taking place across the weekend. It will be very much ‘Game On’ for […]
DublinTown statement on renewal vote
DublinTown statement on renewal vote We note the endorsement provided by the business community in the democratic vote to renew DublinTown for a further five-year term. The business community voted on a detailed plan and the commencement of the implementation of that plan begins at 9am on July 18th, 2017. It has been a pleasure […]
Joint Statement: Cllrs reaffirm council has no budget for DublinTown cleaning service
July 14th Joint Statement from Cllrs Nial Ring and Dermot Lacey In a joint statement, Dublin City Council (DCC) nominees to the Board of Directors of BIDS/Dublin Town, Cllr Nial Ring and Cllr Dermot Lacey today reaffirmed that DCC does not have and will not be in a position to provide a budget to undertake […]