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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council launched the world’s first solar powered smart bench which includes cycling equipment on 10 September in the Smart Sandyford Business District.  An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Shay Brennan said “dlr have consistently shown leadership by being a national test-bed for a wide range of energy innovations, from internal systems to public
Feature News Transport
It is Fingal County Council’s first project constructed under the Rebuilding Ireland’s Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund (LIHAF) to be completed. The Donabate Distributor road runs an easterly direction from the R126 Hearse Road on the south-west of Donabate village, across the Dublin-Belfast railway line, before heading in a northerly direction to reconnect
Meath County Council in conjunction with BDP Consultants has prepared a Draft Public Realm Plan for Laytown and Bettystown. Vision for Laytown “To improve the public realm through the reintroduction of a beach front park and the relocation and control of commuter parking. Links to improved amenities and regeneration opportunities will help enhance the character […]
Rates of change in the business world have never been so high: organisations move through their business life cycles twice as fast today as they did in the early 1990s. Public sector bodies therefore need to anticipate change. There is strong evidence that preemptive self disruption is much more likely to be successful than involuntary […]
A few years ago, a CEO assured me that his company was the market leader. “Clients will not leave for competitors,” he added. “It costs too much for them to switch.” Within weeks, the manufacturing giant Procter & Gamble elected not to renew its contract with the firm. The CEO was shocked — but he […]
Culture News Tourism
The imposing UEFA EURO 2020 Countdown Clock on Barnardo Square in Dublin’s city centre has reached the ‘100 days to go’ milestone.  The tournament kicks off on June 12th, and will be the largest sporting event ever to come to these shores. The Dublin Arena, as the Aviva Stadium will be known during tournament time, […]
Housing News
The report below contains the most recent housing data, including residential planning permissions, commencements, housing guarantee registrations, new homes available, and purchase and rental price indices. The latest figures show that Planning Permissions (Q3 2019) were up 17% year-on-year and Commencement Notices were up 17% in December 2019. Download full the report
Housing News
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council’s innovative housing project at Georges Place Dún Laoghaire has achieved significant recognition across many sectors since its completion in June 2018. The project, which involves the construction of 12 rapid delivery houses, has previously received awards from The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, The Irish Council for Social
Feature Housing News
Fingal, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and South Dublin County Councils have come together with Approved Housing Bodies at the inaugural meeting of a Regional Forum to discuss continued partnership opportunities and enhance the delivery of housing.  Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin County Councils have come together with Approved Housing Bodies at the inaugural
Education News Transport
On 15 th January 2020 the Southern Regional Assembly hosted the final site and study visit for project partners of the Interreg Europe MATCH-UP project in Ireland’s Oldest City – Waterford City founded by the Vikings in 914. In line with the MATCH-UP project objective we used the most sustainable form of transport for our […]
Education News
The newly-appointed Lord Mayor, Tom Brabazon, today launched the programme for the 2020 Dublin One City One Book Festival at an event in the Mansion House. Tatty by Christine Dwyer Hickey joins a long list of illustrious titles as this year’s featured book in the Festival which sees a programme of events themed around the […]
Enterprise Week is happening again this year from 2 to 6 March with over 20 fantastic business events in dlr. Following on from past successes we are bringing in experts to deliver practical workshops on; leadership, raising investment, tendering, pricing, sales, and lots more. One of the highlights will undoubtedly be the session on Thursday, […]
Feature News Transport
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is pleased to announce that the National Transport Authority has allocated funding of €9.9million to the Council for the design and construction of 15 cycle improvement schemes around the County in 2020, under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grant programme. The 15 schemes are at various stages of development, with some proceeding