Dublin Town welcomes the introduction of the Luas Cross City
Dublin Town, the city centre’s business improvement district welcomes the introduction of the Luas Cross City from the 9th December 2017. It is anticipated that the introduction of the new service will improve trade within the city. In a survey conducted in 2016, by Red C on behalf of Dublin Town, it was found that […]
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 […]
Information on changes to General Data Protection Regulation
Changes to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in May 2018. In advance of this change, Retail Excellence in association with Grant Thornton have developed a manual with an overview of the key changes set to happen. This manual, created by Grant Thornton, is retail focused to ensure Irish retailers are […]
Dublin’s footfall a sneak preview of the 21st century trends?
One of the great things about being involved in a network like the ATCM is that you get to hear about emerging and likely trends before they have a chance to make their presence felt. In 2012, Experian alerted the ATCM’s Key Cities Group to the likely impacts of on-line retail on high street retail […]