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Dublin City Council

New resting place for the heart of St Laurence O’Toole

Archbishop Michael Jackson to bless and dedicate relic of Dublin’s patron Saint at a service of Festal Choral Evensong in Christ Church Cathedral on 14 November.

2018.11.09.

Holy Cross College Clonliffe to be sold to the GAA

“It is no longer financially sustainable or prudent for the diocese to retain a property of this size and scale, which is no longer fit for its purposes”.

2018.10.12.

Pope’s Skoda to be given to Crosscare to help homeless

Staff will assist homeless families at the Mater Dei hub move on from this temporary facility to more secure, long-term accommodation.

2018.08.28.

Live animal crib opens

“The IFA Live Animal Crib is one of the traditions of a Dublin Christmas and reminds us of the simplicity of the Christmas message.” - Dublin Lord Mayor Mícheál Mac Donncha

2017.12.14.

Volunteers care for homeless during storm

With the help of volunteers and several homeless charities the Capuchin Day Centre stayed open for the duration of the storm and offered extra 120 beds for rough sleepers.

2017.10.18.

Councillor expresses concern over moving of Fr Mathew statue in Dublin

Fr Mathew was instrumental in starting the Pioneer temperance movement in Ireland, and was involved in Catholic Emancipation.

2017.10.08.

Rapid-build housing offers a way out of homelessness – Peter McVerry Trust

Peter McVerry Trust hopes to see rapid-build housing play a bigger role in addressing homelessness in the future.

2017.08.03.

Rough sleeper figures disappoint McVerry Trust

“Given the sector added over 220 emergency beds in Dublin in late 2016 and has worked constantly to increase housing ‘move ons’ we had hoped that the figure would not be on the increase” – Pat Doyle, CEO.

2017.04.26.

Live animal crib gets makeover

“The Crib reminds us of the simplicity of the Christmas message and represents a small piece of the countryside in the heart of Dublin’s vibrant bustling streets” – Brendan Carr, Lord Mayor of Dublin.

2016.12.07.

Presentation Sisters’ Clann Credo celebrates 20th anniversary

Social Investment Fund founded by Co Waterford nun in 1996 is one of the biggest providers of social finance in Europe.

2016.07.30.

Planning board says Irish Catholic sign will stay

Sign is "quite iconic" and "something of a landmark in that part of Dublin" according to Irish Catholic editor, Michael Kelly.

2016.02.13.

Council to vote on call for repeal of 8th amendment

Life Institute appeals to people to contact their local councillors and lobby them against repeal of constitutional amendment that protects right to life.

2015.08.30.

Live animal crib opens at Mansion House

Gift from the farmers of Ireland aims to raise money for the homeless.

2014.12.11.

Brother Kevin to be awarded Freedom of Dublin

Tributes for 79-year-old Capuchin who oversees the feeding of 800 people a day.

2014.09.02.

Archbishop’s name to be removed from playground

Dublin City Council to remove sign bearing Archbishop Dermot Ryan's name following complaint from public.

2014.03.30.

Homeless charities welcome cuts reversal

Dublin City Council moves to increase funding to frontline homeless services.

2014.01.16.

Enduring appeal of IFA’s live animal crib

Next year marks the 20th anniversary of live nativity scene.

2013.12.10.

Bells of St Bartholomew’s Church silenced

Complaints about noise pollution could result in hefty fine for church.

2013.09.22.
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