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Crane Lift Permit of Works: Bloodstone Building15th November 2019

Please note the following crane lift for on the Bloodstone Building in the Grand Canal Harbour area, 5 Hanover Quay will take place on Saturday the 23rd of November 2019 at 8.00am.   Please see the below contact details should you have any questions: E-mail: alangrell@glenline.ie Tel: +353 (0) 45 861295 Web: www.glenline.ie   On behalf of […] Read more …

Update: Grand Canal Red Feature Lighting Project15th November 2019

Greenlight, as instructed by Apleona Real Estate on behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd. are currently busy renovating the red feature lights on Grand Canal Square.

Road Closures Update: Run in The Dark November 13th, 201912th November 2019

This run, organised in consultation with An Garda Síochána and Dublin City Council, will result in rolling road closures on Wednesday 13th November 2019 between 8.00pm & 9:30 pm. Please see below: The following road closures will be in operation for Run in the Dark on Wednesday 13th November, 2019. Location 1: North Wall Quay (East from Commons […] Read more …

Run in The Dark Reminder: 13th November 20194th November 2019

As darkness sweeps around the globe in mid-November, 25,000 people in 50 cities worldwide will get up from their armchairs, slip on their red flashing armbands and pull on their running shoes to complete a 5k or 10k. In Dublin, Run in the Dark – now in its 9th year, 9,000 people will take over […] Read more …

Road Closure Horsefair Street East – 31st October 201930th October 2019

Please note the following upcoming Road Closure at Horsefair Street East, which will take place on Thursday the 31st of October 2019, due to works taking place by Longboat Quay Management Ltd, from 10.00am to 16.00pm. There will be a Traffic Diversion in place, please see below map for reference. Should you have any questions […] Read more …

A Grand Canal Glow from the Weekend29th October 2019

Night Watch, from the weekends passed Bram Stoker Festival brought a beautifully eerie glow to Grand Canal. Please see below for some stunning images from the events of the weekend. We hope that those who attended enjoyed this unique spectacle.

Grand Canal Red Feature Lighting Project23rd October 2019

Greenlight, as instructed by Apleona Real Estate on behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd. are currently busy renovating the red feature lights on Grand Canal Square. We are excited to see the end result! Apleona Real Estate  

Notice to GCD Business Owners – Bram Stoker Festival17th October 2019

Between Friday October 25th and Monday October 28th Bram Stoker Festival will present a water based installation called Night Watch on the water at Grand Canal Dock. Bram Stoker Festival was started by Dublin City Council and Fáilte Ireland to celebrate the legacy of Bram Stoker and this year with the support of Waterways Ireland […] Read more …

Bram Stoker Festival 201916th October 2019

Bram Stoker Festival playfully celebrates the gothic, the mysterious, and the thrill of darkness every October Bank Holiday Weekend. In 2018, almost 80,000+ people enjoyed the festival, making it one of Dublin’s biggest events. An initiative of Dublin City Council and Fáilte Ireland, the festival programmes for families, visitors and Dubliners of all ages with […] Read more …

Upcoming Road Closure Britain Quay – 14th & 15th October 20197th October 2019

Please note the following upcoming Road Closure at Britain Quay, which will take place on Monday the 14th of October and Tuesday the 15th of October 2019, due to works taking place by Bennett Construction & Irish Water. There will be a Traffic Diversion in place, please see below map for reference. Should you have any […] Read more …

Oktoberfest at Urban Brewing – Dublin Docklands20th September 2019

Something for the weekend! Urban Brewing, in the heart of the Dublin Docklands, is celebrating Oktoberfest with a dedicated Bavarian food offering and three special brews to mark the occasion. The celebration runs from Wednesday 18th September until  Saturday 5th October daily from 4pm, in the Suntrap terrace area of Urban Brewing at the CHQ Building […] Read more …

Dragons at the Docks Boat Race raises €350,000 for Charity12th September 2019

More than 1,000 people took part in the recent Dragons at the Docks property industry fundraiser at Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock. The dragon boat racing competition saw 78 teams compete in races and, in the process, raise € 350,000 for the Dublin Simon Community. Kennedy Wilson, emerged as the overall winner on the day with construction […] Read more …

Bram Stoker Festival Information Days for Grand Canal Dock Local Businesses12th September 2019

The Bram Stoker Festival will take place over the October Bank Holiday weekend 2019, from Friday the 25th of October to Monday the 28th of October inclusive. NIGHT WATCH will take place in Grand Canal Dock over that weekend. Please note the below information sessions taking place to give you some more information on the programme. Venue: DublinTown Offices, […] Read more …

DePaul Raft Race Against Homelessness Date June 202011th September 2019

DePaul’s Annual Raft Race against homelessness will be returning to Grand Canal Dublin 2 on Thursday 25th June 2020 from 5.00 – 9.00pm. For further details please contact: Cliodhna Carthy +35314537111   ie.depaulcharity.org  

Mexican Naval Tall Ship “Cuauhtémoc” at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay6th September 2019

One of the world’s largest Tall Ships, the 270-foot-long Cuauhtémoc, sailed into Dublin yesterday September 5th, for a five-day visit to the capital. This beautiful ship is docked at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay for the duration of their stay, and is open to the public to visit, free of charge, on the following dates and times: […] Read more …

Bram Stoker Festival October 25th – 28th 20196th September 2019

Bram Stoker Festival playfully celebrates the gothic, the mysterious, and the thrill of darkness every October Bank Holiday Weekend. In 2018, almost 80,000+ people enjoyed the festival, making it one of Dublin’s biggest events. An initiative of Dublin City Council and Fáilte Ireland, the festival programmes for families, visitors and Dubliners of all ages with […] Read more …

Horsefair Road: Brief Road Closure 11th September 20194th September 2019

Please note the following Closure of Horsefair Road for 6 hours on Wednesday the 11th of September,2019 from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. This road closure is taking place in order to allow the placement of a crane on the road in between the two blocks of Longboat Quay. Please note, Traffic Management Plans and Traffic […] Read more …

Docklands FitFest Thursday 26th September, 20192nd September 2019

Get up, get out, get fit & healthy at Grand Canal Dock this September. A fun and easy way to get back on track after the summer. To do this, celebrate National Fitness Day at the Docklands Fit Fest on Thursday September 26th, 2019, where there will be free exercise classes and you could be in […] Read more …

Reinstatement of Paving by KN Networks August 201920th August 2019

Kindly note KN Networks are carrying out reinstatement of paving throughout the area under the remit of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd which includes five red paving slabs on the red carpet. This work is been carried out over the next two weeks.   On behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd Apleona Real Estate

Run in The Dark 13th November 201920th August 2019

As darkness sweeps around the globe in mid-November, 25,000 people in 50 cities worldwide will get up from their armchairs, slip on their red flashing armbands and pull on their running shoes to complete a 5k or 10k. In Dublin, Run in the Dark – now in its 9th year, 9,000 people will take over […] Read more …

Union Investment acquires building on Hanover Quay16th August 2019

Union Investment, a German-based fund manager company, has acquired 5 Hanover Quay. In a statement on Monday the 12th, the German fund manager, who also own 4 and 5 Grand Canal Square, said it had acquired the newly-built, fully let office property in Dublin’s growing south Docklands for “just over €190 million”. Five Hanover Quay comprises 14,864 sq […] Read more …

Dragons at the Docks 2019 – Road Closure16th August 2019

This year, the Dragons at the Docks event will see over 900 competitors battle it out across 7 sectors, with over 75 teams signed up to battle it out for the top prize. In real terms, over the last three years, Dragons at the Docks have financed the purchase of 15 residential units for formerly homeless people and 25% of funds raised […] Read more …

National Heritage Week Dublin August 2019 – Local Events7th August 2019

National Heritage Week celebrates all things heritage related. It brings together communities and cultural institutions, academics and enthusiasts, to build awareness about the value of heritage and support its conservation. With a host of events taking place around the city, from August 17th – 25th, 2019 – we will keep you up to date on […] Read more …

Upcoming Road Closure Monday,Tuesday 19th & 20th August 20197th August 2019

Please note, due to  construction works necessary to complete a gas connection on Britain Quay by Bennett Construction, for health & safety reasons there will be a road closure on Britain Quay on Monday the 19th and Tuesday the 20th of August 2019 from 9.00am to 5.00pm Local access will be provided. Please see here, the […] Read more …

The Perfect 80’s Feel Good Musical25th July 2019

On the search for plans this weekend? Look no further than the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and the production of Club Tropicana The Musical. There are still some tickets left, which you can look through by clicking here. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend ahead.  

The 100th Dublin City Liffey Swim 201918th July 2019

The Dublin City Liffey Swim is one of the most famous open sea races in the world.  Formed by Dublin Corporation engineer Bernard Fagan to show the citizens the good quality of the water in the Liffey, it was first run in 1920. The Liffey Swim is one of a kind, as Dublin is the only capital […] Read more …

Update – Red Feature Light Project Grand Canal Square18th July 2019

The Red Feature Lighting Project has been instructed in Grand Canal Square. A sample light is in place for all  to view , the feature light closest to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre . It is hard to miss the variance in lights as the light descends on Grand Canal Square. The Perspex part of the […] Read more …

It’s a hard knock life.. Annie the Musical at The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre18th July 2019

With Thursday upon us already, you may well be making plans for the weekend ahead. And we have just the ticket for you – in other words, there are still tickets available for Annie the Musical’s last weekend in the Bord Gáis Theatre. To view availability and tickets, please click here.    

Community Watch16th July 2019

As a part of our community, if you see or suspect any criminal activity in Grand Canal please contact the following number: Pearse Street Garda station +3531 6669030 We would encourage you to log any incident with: david.p.irwin@garda.ie or to pearse_street_community@garda.ie There are meetings scheduled with the Pearse Street Station Gardaí and we would encourage […] Read more …

Green Bench Repaired15th July 2019

Green bench seat repaired and secured in Grand Canal as of July 12th, 2019. On behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd. Apleona Real Estate

Chimney View Playground Grand Canal8th July 2019

Apleona Facilities were busy reinstating a broken seat in Chimney View playground in Grand Canal Before After If you see anything which requires attention in Chimney Park playground please log the issue with the 24hour Apleona HSG service desk on 01 2157000 Thank you, On behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd. Apleona Real Estate

New Life Buoys in Grand Canal2nd July 2019

DCC have installed new life buoys all around the Dock (see attached pic) in Grand Canal. If you see any missing or damage equipment please log it onto the DCC website.  

Maintenance Update – Grand Canal1st July 2019

Apleona Real Estate on behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd has instructed Apleona HSG to proof the trees from Il Valentino up to Grand Canal Square as a preventative pest control measure . The contractors are working away for a number of days completing the above job . We hope you will see the […] Read more …

Docklands Fitfest – September 201928th June 2019

Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership, Dublin City Council, in partnership with Ireland Active, will be running a ‘Docklands Fitfest’ event at Grand Canal Square on Thursday 29th September 2019. This event will be one of the highlights of Dublin Sportsfest, a week-long festival of events and initiatives across the city to promote participation in […] Read more …

Building Heights in Docklands are likely to increase27th June 2019

This month Dublin City Council has submitted a plan for approval to An Bord Pleanála to increase building heights in the north Dublin Docklands. If the plan is approved, heights could be increased up to six storeys in some city blocks that compose the Grand Canal Strategic Development Zone. If everything goes as expected, the residential […] Read more …

600 New Social Affordable Housing Units Coming Soon…21st June 2019

A few days ago, Dublin City Council announced plans to build 600 affordable housing units in Dublin Docklands.   However, according to officials from the council – who are currently in negotiation with NAMA to buy the former Irish Glass Bottle site, it will be an expensive task. Sinn Fein spokesperson on housing and Dublin Mid-West […] Read more …

Cycling Tour to Help Alleviate Homelessness21st June 2019

We have been lucky to see some sunshine this week. It is the perfect time to plan a cycle for the weekend and explore areas of the city that you haven’t seen before. Just Eat have a new Cycle for Good campaign and you can have a positive impact on social matters and contribute to alleviate homelessness […] Read more …

9 to 5 The Musical is coming to Dublin14th June 2019

Dolly Parton’s iconic musical is coming to the Bord Gais Theatre from 19th – 23rd November. The musical has received incredible reviews after showcasing in London’s West End. Tickets are on sale now from €21! Buy tickets here.  

David Blaine – Bord Gais Theatre31st May 2019

David Blaine’s Dublin show has moved to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on the new date Sunday 9 June. There are a limited number of tickets still available to buy here.

International Yoga Day – 22nd June21st May 2019

International Yoga Day is coming to Grand Canal on Saturday 22nd June in conjunction with The Embassy of India and DCC. It will be a maximum 90 minute event from 10am to 11.30am. More details to follow!

Dublin City 3D Hackathon17th May 2019

Dublin’s first city Hackathon took place last weekend in 1 Windmill Lane in the Dublin Docklands. The event was organised by Dublin City Council via the Smart Docklands programme. The aim of the Hackathon was to develop new ideas and concepts for the future of the city of Dublin. 80 ‘Place Engage’, a town hall brought […] Read more …

Discover University Summer Programme at NCI15th May 2019

Discover University is a seven-day summer programme held in National College of Ireland every June that aims to give young people the opportunity to experience a taste of life at NCI and to see College as part of their future. The programme is aimed at students aged 14-17 years old from Dublin’s inner city and docklands areas […] Read more …

UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION WORKS IN GRAND CANAL (BRITAIN QUAY)15th May 2019

UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION WORKS IN GRAND CANAL  (BRITAIN QUAY) GMC to carrying out works on main sewage from 20th to 25th May 2019 ( pending full paperwork submitted and reviewed ) Contact details will be supplied once works are confirmed and permit is issued. 

Grand Canal Clean Up Day14th May 2019

There was a great turn out for the Grand Canal Clean up Day took which took place on Friday May 10th. Check out our photos!

Depaul’s Raft Race Against Homelessness8th May 2019

  On Thursday 27th June Depaul’s annual Raft Race Against Homelessness event will be taking place in Grand Canal Dock and you are invited to take part. Teams will be taking to the water and powering their rafts around Grand Canal Dock in pursuit of the Winner’s Cup! Entry per team of four is €400 […] Read more …

Ronan plans €350m residential development for Docklands3rd May 2019

Developer Johnny Ronan has unveiled plans for a €350 million residential development in Dublin’s Docklands. The 576-residential unit development for Spencer Dock is the developer’s largest foray into the market since he recommenced building after the crash. Read More here> 

McKillen Jnr acquires Site in Dublin Docklands for €10m29th April 2019

Developer Paddy McKillen jnr’s Oakmount and partners Core Capital have paid around €10 million to acquire a key waterfront site in the Dublin docklands from Arthur Molloy and Michael Sherry, of Molloy & Sherry Logistics. The sale of the site known as No 73 North Wall Quay comes just three months on from Dublin City Council’s decision to […] Read more …

Indeed announces 600 new jobs for Dublin27th April 2019

Recruitment company Indeed has announced it will be creating 600 new jobs for Dublin over the next five years. The additional jobs will bring the combined workforce to a figure of more than 1,500. The company moved into their new office space at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in Grand Canal Dock last February. Learn More […] Read more …

LOGMEIN TO CREATE 200 JOBS IN GRAND CANAL DOCK22nd April 2019

LogMeIn Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, today announced that the company has officially opened its new international headquarters in the Reflector Building, Grand Canal Dock. The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland. […] Read more …

Dragon at the Docks and Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta 201916th April 2019

Returning to Grand Canal Dock for another year! Dragons At The Docks – Thursday, 29th August 2019 Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta – Sat & Sun, 14th & 15th September 2019. More information can be found here> 

Permission granted for 3,500 new homes at Dublin’s Poolbeg14th April 2019

Permission has been granted for 3,500 new homes on Dublin’s Poolbeg peninsula with 25% earmarked for social and affordable housing. Local representatives have welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála. The development know as Poolbeg West is planned for the old Irish Glass Bottle site and a smaller plot known as the Fabriza site, which […] Read more …

Reflector office block Expected to Fetch more than €160m12th April 2019

Six parties are believed to be chasing the Reflector office block on Hanover Quay in the south Dublin docklands with the deadline for bids to be submitted having passed at 1pm last Friday. A preferred bidder is expected to emerge shortly in what is one of the most closely watched sales of the year so […] Read more …

Docklands Volunteer Day5th April 2019

This year’s Docklands Volunteer Day is on Friday 10th May.  Everyone is welcome to join us!

Brewery Planned for Dublin’s Docklands4th April 2019

A planning application has been submitted for a tiny microbrewery in Dublin’s docklands area – and it looks to form part of Scottish craft beer maker BrewDog’s plan to open a pub in the capital. The application for an “in-house micro-brewing facility” was earlier this week submitted on behalf of US real estate group Kennedy Wilson, […] Read more …

Red Bull Cliff Diving: Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin2nd April 2019

RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES COMES TO DÚN LAOGHAIRE DÚN LAOGHAIRE HARBOUR I 11-12 MAY 2019 I 5.00pm (both days) Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event location for the Irish stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series has changed and will now take place in Dún Laoghaire Harbour on 11th and 12th May 2019.  Those […] Read more …

Power Washing22nd March 2019

Apleona Facilities busy power washing Grand Canal today the 21st March 2019.  On behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd Apleona Real Estate

No Smoking Permitted on Grand Canal Square22nd March 2019

Please be advised there is no smoking permitted on Grand Canal Square It is the responsibility of each building to facilitate their smokers. Do not direct smokers onto Grand Canal Square. The janitorial team in Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd are not in place to constantly clean up cigarette butts We would ask each building […] Read more …

Radio Nova And Focus Ireland Launch Radiothon14th March 2019

The ‘Help Our Homeless’ Radiothon will take place on March 13th and March 14th.  The two-day event will see the immensely popular Dublin Radio Station turn over its airwaves to raise vital funds from donations from the public and local businesses. The Radiothon rolls out from 7am-7pm both days. Radio Nova personalities including Lucy Kennedy, Colm […] Read more …

JP Morgan Expected To Double Workforce10th March 2019

JP Morgan sees growth in information technology (IT) jobs as a key driver of an expected doubling of its Irish workforce in the coming years, as the US banking giant prepares for the official opening of its new Dublin offices next week, according to sources. However, it is understood the Irish subsidiary will receive little […] Read more …

ServiceNow To Quadruple Workforce8th March 2019

ServiceNow has opened a new Dublin-based office.  The company’s expanded Irish presence will include new roles within legal, engineering, internationalisation, marketing and other functions to help accelerate further business growth for the global organisation. The extended team will also expand ServiceNow’s existing Irish customer base and bring further centralised services to Irish customers. The ServiceNow cloud-based […] Read more …

Sweeney Firm Set For €32m Dublin Hotel Project6th March 2019

Well-known Galway-based businessman John Sweeney has secured planning permission to develop a €32m hotel on Dublin’s Amiens Street, close to Connolly Station and the IFSC. The four- to seven-storey new-build hotel at 96 to 99 Amiens Street is planned for the site of an existing Top petrol station, one of the few left in central […] Read more …

Waterways Ireland Considers a Floating Food Market for Grand Canal Dock2nd March 2019

Waterways Ireland has been looking at whether to build a floating food hall and outdoor deck, overlooking Grand Canal Dock’s outer basin. The idea for seven-day “premium” food and drink stalls, a co-working space, dining area, and waterfront terrace, is set out in a feasibility study by Colliers International and Aecom, from October last year. It might […] Read more …

Installation Celebrates History of Iconic Dublin Studio Windmill Lane28th February 2019

The history of iconic Dublin recording studio Windmill Lane has been honoured today with the unveiling of a special installation. A ‘vinyl walkway’ featuring the sleeves of 21 of the most famous albums to be recorded at the studios original Dublin docklands location can now be found at the South Docks. A host of homegrown […] Read more …

Docklands could be turned into a 5G Test Zone23rd February 2019

Dublin Council’s  ‘SMART cities’ initiative is piloting a 5G launch pad in the city’s docklands in the hope that the network will be used as a test bed for the budding technology. The initiative falls under an existing partnership between the local authority, telco Dense Air Ireland and Trinity College’s Connect communications research unit. Under the […] Read more …

Red Bull Cliff Diving Moved to Dun Laoghaire22nd February 2019

RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES COMES TO DÚN LAOGHAIRE DÚN LAOGHAIRE HARBOUR I 11-12 MAY 2019 I 5.00pm (both days)  Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event location for the Irish stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series has changed and will now take place in Dún Laoghaire Harbour on 11th and 12th May 2019.  Those […] Read more …

Boost for Docklands as SQS Invests €8m in Workforce20th February 2019

A global tech firm with a hub in Dublin’s Docklands will be creating 150 new highly skilled jobs here as part of an €8m investment in its Irish workforce. French firm Assystem Technologies and its affiliates – including SQS Ireland – are relaunching under new brand Expleo today after 50 years in business. The rebrand […] Read more …

Reflector Building Goes On Market for €155m17th February 2019

In what will be among the largest investment sales this year, agents Savills and CBRE have been instructed by owner Park Developments to sell the Reflector office building on Hanover Quay in Dublin’s south docklands with a guide price of €155 million. It will produce an annual rent roll of about €7 million – this figure […] Read more …

Raft Race Against Homelessness in Grand Canal Dock15th February 2019

Homelessness charity Depaul’s fundraising event is back – get on board!  On Thursday 27th June homelessness charity Depaul’s annual Raft Race Against Homelessness event will be taking place. Corporate teams will be taking to the water to power their rafts around Grand Canal Dock in a series of 500m races to become the winners of […] Read more …

Grand Canal Dock To Host Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series13th February 2019

Sunday 12th May is the date to save for the debut of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock. The capital hosts the annual high diving series for the first time after three previous visits to Inis Mór, the most recent two years ago. For this 11th season, Ireland marks the […] Read more …

AirbnbTo Take Docklands Office Space9th February 2019

Airbnb are the latest international firm to take office space at the iconic Reflector building in Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock. The online hospitality services firm is to lease over 40,000 sq. ft. and will join web designers Wix and other international occupiers in the new office development, which is now nearly 90% occupied with circa […] Read more …

1,500 Jobs for the Docklands4th February 2019

US software company Salesforce has announced a significant expansion of its Dublin operations with the addition of 1,500 jobs over the next five years. The new roles will be in a variety of areas, including sales, customer support, engineering and business services, with hiring already underway. The Californian software-as-a-service company makes customer relationship management (CRM) […] Read more …

‘Cross the Liffey in a jiffy’ Docklands Ferry returns after 35 years2nd February 2019

Dublin’s historic No.11 Liffey Ferry will today officially return to the capital’s waters after a 35-year absence, following a complete restoration in a joint project by Dublin Port Company and Dublin City Council. The much-loved ferry service had been vital in linking the North docks and South docks communities at a time when the nearest […] Read more …

Horsefair Road Road Closure This Weekend30th January 2019

Note there will a road closure on Horsefair Road Roads in Grand Canal this Saturday and Sunday 2nd and 3rd February, due to crane dismantling.  For any queries please contact John Nichol on +353 86 140 7760 or email  john.nicol(at)cairnhomes.com   

U2 Gets The Green Light for Visitor Centre26th January 2019

U2 has received the green light for the band’s visitor centre planned for Dublin’s Docklands. This follows Dublin City Council granting planning permission for the centre that is expected to attract 390,000 U2 fans annually to the centre on Grand Canal Quay. In recommending that planning be granted for the development, the planner’s report in […] Read more …

Update: Crane Dismantle On Hold22nd January 2019

Please note, the crane dismantle on Horse Fair Road is on hold at the moment. Further updates will be published when available. Regards, John Nicol Project Manager CAIRN  PLC M: +353 86 140 7760 E: john.nicol@cairnhomes.com  www.cairnhomes.com    

Horsefair Road Roads Road Closure17th January 2019

Please note there will be a road closure on Horsefair Road Roads in Grand Canal on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 January 2019. Should you require additional information please contact John Nicol, Project Manager at Cairn on +353 86 140 7760 or email john.nicol@cairnhomes.com

DCC Challenges Decision to Halt Relocation of Bridges17th January 2019

Action taken against An Bord Pleanála over two proposed cycling and pedestrian bridges. Dublin City Council has taken a High Court challenge against An Bord Pleanála’s refusal to relocate two proposed cyclist and pedestrian bridges over the river Liffey. The council brought proceedings after the planning authority last November refused to allow the council to […] Read more …

Google gets go-ahead from Central Bank for payments14th January 2019

Google has been authorised as a payment institution in the Republic, paving the way for the technology giant to begin providing new financial services to consumers and businesses both here and further afield. The Central Bank granted authorisation to Google Payment Ireland under the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) regulation on Christmas Eve. Having obtained authorisation, […] Read more …

Dart Scheme Derails Liffey Bridge Plan11th January 2019

Plans for a new bridge over the Liffey have been derailed. The plans were due to cater for pedestrians and cyclists in the Docklands. The City Council had originally planned to build the 17 million euro pedestrian and cycle bridge connecting an old Victorian railway station on North Wall Quay to Forbes Street at Grand Canal […] Read more …

White-water rafting course proposed for George’s Dock7th January 2019

Council facility aims to attract kayakers, fire brigade, water polo players and tourists A €12 million white-water rafting amenity, a water polo and kayaking pool, and a “swift water” rescue training facility are to be installed at George’s Dock under plans from City Council. City councillors will on Tuesday be presented with plans to convert the […] Read more …

Plan to buy up Land near Dublin Port Underway5th January 2019

The Taoiseach says a plan to buy up land near Dublin Port is underway. The extra space will be used for border checks if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal. Medicines are being stockpiled – while Leo Varadkar says no one in Ireland will go hungry. He says the purchase of […] Read more …

Musical theatre set for a Big Year2nd January 2019

Start your 2019 off to a cultured start with some fantastic offerings at Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Choose from superstar filled shows and musicals including ‘Calendar Girls’, Motown The Musical and Jersey Boys. Check out what Bord Gais Energy Theatre has in store for 2019 here. 

New Year’s Festival Dublin28th December 2018

Now in its seventh year, New Year’s Festival Dublin (NYF Dublin) brings you a new and exciting programme of events to ring in 2019. Dublin City will light up with imagination and wonder with 3 spectacular events on 31 December 2018. Gather in the heart of Dublin with family and friends, as the iconic Custom […] Read more …

Dublin Port Announces One Million Ro-Ro Freight Units in 201823rd December 2018

For the first time ever, Dublin Port Company has seen one million Ro-Ro freight units passing through the port within the year. The millionth freight trailer in 2018 arrived on board Irish Ferries’ Ulysses when she docked at 6.30am this morning. The truck was one of O’Toole Transport’s vehicles on board the fully booked vessel arriving from […] Read more …

Bridges over Royal Canal Planned for Docklands21st December 2018

Dublin City Council is planning to provide two lightweight steel bridges over the mouth of the Royal Canal, one for pedestrians and the other for cyclists. Both bridges will be 12 metres long and will cross the mouth of the Royal Canal where it meets the Liffey. The bridge closest to the Liffey will cater […] Read more …

Google makes further property acquisitions in the Docklands18th December 2018

Google has sealed its latest move to increase its massive footprint in the Docklands with completion of a deal to acquire two office buildings from Kennedy Wilson. The Irish Independent previously reported Google’s deal to buy South Bank House and The Warehouse, beside the tech giant’s European HQ on Barrow Street, Dublin 4. Both buildings […] Read more …

REMINDER: Crane Dismantle 15th & 16th December13th December 2018

We will be taking our taking crane down this weekend the 15th & 16th December 2019. Please be aware that Horse Fair Road will be closed during this period, as previously advised. Regards, John Nicol Project Manager   CAIRN  PLC M: +353 86 140 7760 E: john.nicol@cairnhomes.com  www.cairnhomes.com

White Bench Lighting Complete12th December 2018

White Bench Lighting Complete Please see photographs below: Before:   After:   On behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd Apleona Real Estate

Royal Canal to have pedestrian & cycle bridges built in the Docklands11th December 2018

Dublin City Council is planning to provide two lightweight steel bridges over the mouth of the Royal Canal, one for pedestrians and the other for cyclists. Both bridges will be 12 metres long and will cross the mouth of the Royal Canal where it meets the Liffey. The bridge closest to the Liffey will cater […] Read more …

High Winds – Cairn tower crane removal postponed7th December 2018

All, Due to the expected high wind speeds over the course of this weekend, we will not be able to proceed with the removal of our Tower Crane  on Saturday or Sunday 8th / 9th December. We will monitor the weather and would hope to carry out this crane removal on 15th & 16th December […] Read more …

POWER OUTAGE LAST NIGHT 04.12.185th December 2018

There was a power outage in the IFSC and the Grand Canal Harbour area last night 04.12.18 In Grand Canal Harbour the street lights in Asgard are not working .  The electricians are working on getting the lights up and running If you notice any other estate lighting which is not operational please contact the […] Read more …

Apollo House bought for over €50m3rd December 2018

The site of the former Apollo House block, next to Tara Street, has been sold for more than €50m. The 0.72 acre property was purchased by Pat Crean and Partners. The site carries planning permission for a 10-storey building that will play host to 12,622sq.m of office space. The plans, drawn up by architects Henry J. Lyons […] Read more …

Virgin Media in Grand Canal Harbour area29th November 2018

Virgin Media will be in the Grand Canal Harbour area spicling in the ducts which belong to DCC Benson Street / Sir John Rogerson’s Quay / Horsefair Road / Bloodstoney Road Virgin Media | Unit 6 ,Broomhill Business Park, Broomhill Road, Tallaght Dublin 24 D: + 353 1 245 8551 | |www.virginmedia.ie  

LIGHTING IN GRAND CANAL27th November 2018

White Bench Lighting Apleona Real Estate on behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd has instructed Greenlight on the white bench lighting in Grand Canal. Greenlight are currently on site finalising the project. Download before and after photographs of the project On behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd Apleona Real Estate Red Feature Lighting Apleona […] Read more …