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 […]
Dublin City Centre Looks To The Future With Confidence
With the Luas works nearing an end and in the expectation of passengers being carried in December 2017, DublinTown is optimistic that Dublin City centre will experience a significant increase in footfall. For further information please click here
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 […]