Dun Laoghaire News
Dun Laoghaire's decline leaves its traders reeling
The bleakest sign of the town's commercial decline is on the top floor of Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre where, out of 32 units, 27 are empty. Rising anger among the town's traders is directed at the local council over high parking charges and also its ...
Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour
A PEOPLE BEFORE Profit Councillor has removed the Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour in Dublin in protest against the country's air assault on Gaza. The flag was put up as part of a European sailing competition but People Before Profit said ...
Councillor pulls down Israeli flag at children's sailing event
Librarian hopes new Dún Laoghaire library will 'wow' public
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown county librarian Maireád Owens says she is filled with excitement and apprehension in the lead up to the opening of the €36.6 million controversial new seafront library and cultural centre. The building became the most debated ...
Ruth Retains KONA Offshore Trophy In Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli Race
#isora – The weather forecast was depressing for ISORA's 2014 KONA Offshore Perpetual Trophy Race on Saturday 26th July from Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli writes Peter Ryan. The only conversation during the pre-race get together in the NYC on the ...
Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company Appoints Don McManus to Board
Don McManus – who is Chairperson of Dun Laoghaire Business Improvement District (BID) – has previously served terms on the board of the Harbour Company. Don is from Dun Laoghaire, and is Managing Director of his family-owned business which has ...
Plan to end free Howth parking 'will raise €400k'
This could be Ireland's library of the future – but why the controversy?
A visit to the new Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown library suggests that it may well be. The impressive building and grounds cost €36.6m to construct, but they have come in for some criticism. TheJournal.ie visited the site this week to see more, and to speak ...
J109 'Ruth' Ready for ISORA Race From Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli
#isora – Race 7 of the ISORA series takes place tomorrow with the race from Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli. This race is being sponsored by KONA and is also the feeder race to the Welsh IRC Championships to take place in Pwllheli on the following weekend.
Dún Laoghaire councillors intend 15% cut in property tax
Councillors in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have voted unanimously to commit to a 15 per cent reduction in Local Property Tax in their next budget. The vote was not a formal legal decision and can only be implemented after public consultation.
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council votes to reduce Local Property Tax
Cruiseship-Yacht Makes Return Visit to Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#CruiseYacht- Cruiseship-yacht Wind Surf (14,000 tonnes) with her impressive five 164-ft masts docked today in Dun Laoghaire Harbour and during the port's third cruise season, writes Jehan Ashmore. The flagship of Windstar Cruises five-strong fleet as ...
McCann Rises to Tenth, Gorman to 24th at Optimist Europeans, Dun Laoghaire
McCann Rises to Tenth, Gorman to 24th at Optimist Europeans, Dun Laoghaire. oppy start. Optimist dinghies file out of a start on Dublin Bay this afternoon. Photo: Gareth Craig. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Email More... Hundreds more ...