Dublin City Council prosecutes man over nuisance pigeons in Stoneybatter
Dublin City Council prosecutes man over nuisance pigeons in StoneybatterThe feral birds have flocked to a rooftop on the north-side’s Manor Street and have taken up residency.
THE DUBLIN CITY Council (DCC) 2020 budget has approved € 100 , 000 for free sanitary products in buildings across the city . The initiative was trialed in a pilot after its approval by the council last year. It has now been granted € 100 , 000 in funding to offer more period products to people in Dublin city .
The initiative was trialed in Dublin city last year. The sanitary product initiative was proposed by Labour councillor Rebecca Moynihan who said it Half of females aged between 12 and 19 in Ireland surveyed last year said they have experienced issues affording period products , according to Plan
THE DUBLIN CITY Council (DCC) 2020 budget has approved €100,000 for free sanitary products in buildings across the city.
The initiative was trialed in a pilot after its approval by the council last year. It has now been granted €100,000 in funding to offer more period products to people in Dublin city.
The Dublin City Council budget for 2020 was approved by councillors on Monday after a row over reduced finances.
The sanitary product initiative was proposed by Labour councillor Rebecca Moynihan who said it could be used “as a template for other councils” in Ireland to do the same.
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The council previously trialed the idea at two city centre locations in 2018.The first meeting of the council’s Climate Change, Environment and Energy next week will unveil plans to trial segregated street bins in certain parts of the city as part of its latest litter management plan.
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Dublin city businesses will have a 1% rates bill increase following a vote by councillors. The annual budget meeting heard that the city council 's budget for next year will be € 969.6 million. The council 's Head of Finance Kathy Quinn said that there would have been a deficit were it not for a credit of € 19.5
“With over 50% of young women and girls struggling to afford products; homeless women not being able to afford or indeed access sanitary products regularly and women in direct provision having to fight to get adequate products, it is so important that this initiative has received cross-party from councillors on Dublin City Council,” Moynihan said in a statement.
Last September, it was announced that DCC would provide free sanitary products in all council buildings including swimming pools, community centres and libraries.
The government set up a committee last month to deal with period poverty, an issue where girls and women struggle to afford sanitary products.
Half of females aged between 12 and 19 in Ireland surveyed last year said they have experienced issues affording period products, according to Plan International.
Dublin gets its first 24-hour bus services this weekend as the 15 and 41 run all night
“It is no longer the case that city shuts down at 11 or 12 at night,” National Transport Authority CEO Anne Graham said.The 41 and 15 buses will run every 30 minutes between midnight and 5am from tomorrow 1 December, with more frequent services during the day.
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Moynihan said the government should introduce free sanitary products in schools and examine the Value-Added Tax (VAT) on period products that aren’t tampons and pads, which are already not subject to the tax.
“Periods are not a luxury for women and girls. It is a part of everyday life and we need to make life easier for those who may be vulnerable positions,” the councillor said.
'Shame on Leo': Hundreds of people protest in Dublin against homelessness .
'Shame on Leo': Hundreds of people protest in Dublin against homelessness today. Ahead of the Christmas season, charities have been highlighting the numbers of adults and children homeless in Ireland. This week, the Dáil voted narrowly against a motion of no confidence in housing minister Eoghan Murphy.The Department of Housing also released homeless figures for October, indicating that there were 10,514 individuals homeless – an increase of 117 on September’s figures. As they marched, some protesters chanted: “Shame on Leo.