In Pictures: Canal cycle route (under construction)

Cycling tracks in Dublin are usually blamed for putting people off cycling. This cycle route along the canal is expected to be different. The route — due to open in July if not sooner — goes from Portobello to the north Docklands. It passes areas and roads such as Rathmines, Ranelagh, Leeson Street (N11), Baggot Street, Grand Canal Street / […]

DATE BLOG: Latest school inspection reports

The following are recent Department of Education school inspection reports. The reports can be read on the department’s website – click on month published and then on the ‘PDF’ link for the school report you wish to view. These are the schools in Dublin which were evaluated, and what subjects were looked at. WSE = whole-school evaluations. Sorted […]

How does a 5km cycle route cost €10m?

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Millions for strategic cycle route suspended due to objections

Major Dublin city cycle routes will remain unconnected as a key section is delayed following what was described as intensive lobbying. Four million euro of funding for the project was suspended by the Department of Transport pending a review of options on a strategic cycling route after residents in East Wall objected to it. Dublin […]

Dublin ‘Blue Line’ video and map

A €33m bus rapid transit route called Blue Line is being proposed between Sandymount and Sandyford in south Dublin. It is promoted by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and supported by Sandyford Business Estates Association, St Vincents University Hospital, University College Dublin and State broadcaster RTE, which are all located along the route. It will interchange with Stillorgan and Kilmacud stops on the Luas […]

Dublin Bus cuts top route by 36%

Dublin Bus has slashed services on what was seen as one of its top routes. Route 4 has 36% fewer buses per week compared to the old 4 and 4a bus routes which were merged two weeks ago. Updated bus stop timetables were also only put in place after the cuts were implemented leaving passengers at stops with incorrect or […]

26 jobs announced for Dublin finance firm

FCStone Group Inc., a risk management company with a focus on commodities, is to provide twenty six jobs for Dublin with the opening of a new European headquarters in the city. Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Batt O’Keeffe announced the jobs, stating that “FCStone’s initial investment in Ireland is a win without parallel in […]

River Dodder flood study to be shown

Public information days are to be held this week on the on the River Dodder flood study, hosted by Dublin City Council and South Dublin County Council.

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