DCC backs down as Rathgar parking spaces are liberated! But let’s make sure Bus Connects doesn’t destroy the village now.

It took a week. But I finally got a response from whichever department it is in Dublin City Council that’s in charge of blocking parking bays without consultation. You will remember that, a couple of weeks ago, a few Council workmen arrived and blocked off two parking bays in Rathgar village in south Dublin. The … Continue reading DCC backs down as Rathgar parking spaces are liberated! But let’s make sure Bus Connects doesn’t destroy the village now.

Those vanishing parking spaces. There is, apparently, going to be a ‘review.’ But there’s no promise of consultation.

  You may have seen my blog yesterday in relation to the blocking of parking spaces around the city – I specifically referenced Rathgar and Rathmines where spaces outside shops, cafes and takeaways have been blocked by the council. It was done, they said, to widen footpaths because of Covid-19. I asked three other questions … Continue reading Those vanishing parking spaces. There is, apparently, going to be a ‘review.’ But there’s no promise of consultation.

Another very unsubtle and thoughtless attempt by Dublin City Council to kill suburban villages

You may have noticed, if you live in or are visiting Dublin, that the City Council has blocked off parking bays outside many businesses around the city. This they have done, they say, to widen footpaths during the Covid-19 emergency. Yeh. Right. They have decided to kill local business and, make it impossible for those … Continue reading Another very unsubtle and thoughtless attempt by Dublin City Council to kill suburban villages