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Keep Discovering, on your doorstep!22nd July 2020

As we all continue to take the necessary care & precautions at this time, for many of us this year our summer holidays will be spent at home. While we may not all be able to tour around the country, each week we will suggest some fun activities in & around the Grand Canal Dock […] Read more …

Registration Open for Dragons at The Docks, on land!22nd July 2020

Dragons at The Docks, returns this year, as the community reunites to raise funds to support the most vunerable people in society. This is the 4th year of this annual fundraiser organised by the Irish Property Industry which aims to raise much needed funds for their nominated charities who are working harder than ever to […] Read more …

New challenge to Ronan dockland tower by DCC14th July 2020

Dublin City Council has taken judicial review proceedings for a second time against An Bord Pleanála’s approval of developer Johnny Ronan’s plan for a 13-storey apartment block in Dublin’s north docklands. The council’s latest legal challenge comes just two days before the expiry of the eight-week time limit for seeking a judicial review of the […] Read more …

Outdoor heated swimming pool proposed for Docklands site.14th July 2020

An outdoor public swimming pool is to be developed as a companion project to the controversial €22m white-water rafting facility in Dublin’s Docklands. A site on Custom House Quay has been earmarked for the proposed 50-metre heated pool, which could cost €15m. Dublin City Council claims the Sea Pool project will create a visitor destination […] Read more …

Dublin’s Docklands is open!10th July 2020

Ireland is reopening! While we can now begin to explore the country further, why not start on our own doorstep? In a bid to promote this neighbourhood, Dublin’s Dockland’s cafes, restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions have come together to launch a marketing campaign inviting visitors to explore what their area has to offer. From world-class visitor attractions, […] Read more …

The Old Liffey Ferry returns10th July 2020

As we continue to enjoy, explore & appreciate our local area further, we are thrilled to hear that the iconic Old Liffey Ferry Service will be resuming on Monday the 13th of July. There will be strict social distancing measures on board and reduced numbers of 9 passengers allowed at one time to ensure safety […] Read more …

Grand Canal Dock: No Swim Zone1st July 2020

Public notice: please note that swimming at the dock is prohibited under the Canals Act 1988 Bye-Laws, which say: “No person shall … bathe or swim in any lock, harbour or dock on the canals, except with the permission of the Commissioners.”  

Keep up to date with the Roadmap for reopening society & business22nd June 2020

Be sure to keep yourself up to date with the latest developments for the reopening of Society & Business post-covid. Check out the following link from gov.ie where you can read more on how Cabinet has approved the re-phasing of the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. The country remains in Phase 2 until the […] Read more …

EPIC to reopen to the public on Monday 29th June22nd June 2020

You may not be able to make it to the Eiffel Tower or the Colosseum this summer but don’t worry – you can still visit Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction. EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum will reopen to the public from Monday 29th June 2020, seven days a week, with timed tickets on sale from June […] Read more …

Grand Canal greenway moves a step closer22nd June 2020

Greenways provide exercise, easier access to the countryside & a more sustainable method of transport. The greenway will have walking and cycling routes running from Spencer Dock in Dublin to Shannon Harbour in County Offaly. About 39 kilometres of the route lies within County Kildare.   Information Credit: Leinster Leader

An Post looks at relocating to Dublin’s tallest office2nd June 2020

An Post is currently in talks for a move from it’s home in the GPO of 200 years on O’Connell street to a larget facility of at least 120,000sq ft at the Exo Building in city’s north docklands. The Exo is located next to the 3 Arena and Gibson Hotel at Point Square in the Dublin […] Read more …

Pedestrians, cyclists, buses made priority in ‘return to work’ plan30th May 2020

A phased pedestrianisation of Dublin’s College Green is among plans to provide more social distancing during the return to work as Covid-19 restrictions are eased. The plans by Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority restrict road space for private motorists and mean fewer bus stops for commuters. The report, entitled Enabling the City […] Read more …

Iput buys Aviva stake in Riverside One offices26th May 2020

Irish Property Company Iput has made a move to consolidate its ownership of the headquarters of one of Ireland’s top law firms with a deal to acquire 29.2 percent interest in the building held by Aviva. To learn more, click here.   Information & Image credit: The Irish Times

Launch of ‘Holding It Together Apart’ Website11th May 2020

Running out of ideas of what to do during these times? A new website ‘Holding It Together Apart’ aims to help people endure the Covid-19 Restrictions by providing unusual and creative classes for everyone to enjoy while Staying At Home. Creative Writing, Laughter Yoga, Kids Crafts, Dance, Juggling and Gardening classes are currently on offer […] Read more …

Community11th May 2020

As we continue to navigate our way through the coming months, it is great to see the effort that the Grand Canal Dock community has come together in adhering to guidelines. Let’s continue to do our part, and ensure to look out and help where you can should you have elderly or vulnerable neighbours. Apleona […] Read more …

Microsoft’s new Dublin offices11th May 2020

Microsoft is due to expand its Irish operations further with a planned move into new offices in the Dublin docklands. The US-headquartered software giant is understood to be closing in on an agreement to rent up to 47,000sq ft of space at No 3 Dublin Landings. The proposed deal will give Microsoft the capacity to grow […] Read more …

Brewdog Delivers!7th May 2020

Craft beer giant and Grand Canal Dock resident, Brewdog opened their Dublin bar back in December. Due to the current crisis, it has been a difficult time for them. However, they have adapted to the new climate and are now taking orders for delivery from their extensive range. Visit their Facebook page to learn more, […] Read more …

Parking Notice1st May 2020

Please take care when parking in the Grand Canal Dock area. Dublin County Council has stated that parking rules and charges “have continued as normal and have never been suspended” during the coronavirus pandemic. We ask that all members of the Grand Canal Dock Community respect these parking regulations in the area.  

Development of Ringsend glass bottle site bid closed by NAMA30th April 2020

NAMA, the state agency has been seeking partners to develop a 37-acre site with 3,500 apartments. The future development is proposed for the Irish Glass Bottle site in Ringsend – thought to be worth up to €130million. The bids closed Monday, April 27th, 2020.   Information & Image credit: The Irish Times

Ronan Group fails to secure permission for extra floors on Salesforce Tower25th April 2020

Developer Johnny Ronan has failed for a third time to secure planning permission for additional floors to Salesforce Tower in Dublin’s docklands. The extra floorspace has the capacity to deliver an additional 1,000 jobs to the 3,500 Salesforce has already earmarked for the development at Spencer Dock. Construction work was continuing on Salesforce Tower until the Covid-19 restrictions shut down building sites across the […] Read more …

Luke Kelly Statue may be moved after vandalisation for fourth time21st April 2020

Dublin City Council is to consider moving an iconic statue of singer and folk musician Luke Kelly to a different location after it was vandalised with paint for the fourth time last night. The statue of the famous Dubliners singer was first unveiled in the heart of Dublin’s Docklands in January last year beside the […] Read more …

Charity Support14th April 2020

Many local charity activities that were due to take place over the past and coming weeks as we know, have been canceled as a result of the current COVID-19 crisis. Such events as the Aware Harbour To Harbour Walk has been postponed until September, click here for more details, and Pieta’s Darkness into Light. During […] Read more …

Shine Your Light14th April 2020

As a show of solidarity and hope for all in this current pandemic, in particular for the frontline workers in Ireland and across the world homes, Government buildings and other national and local public buildings took part in the Shine Your Light Campaign. Waterways Ireland took part in the campaign by lighting up a heart […] Read more …

Let’s Support Local6th April 2020

During this period of uncertainty that we now face daily, be sure to do your bit where you can. As we know, Grand Canal Dock and the surrounding Docklands area is normally a hive of activity & commerce. Please take this time, in line with the current advice from the HSE when leaving your home, […] Read more …

Take a Virtual Tour of EPIC6th April 2020

If you haven’t had time in your schedule before the present situation we find ourselves in, now you can take a tour of EPIC the Irish Emigration Museum online virtually. EPIC is located in The CHQ Building in one of Dublin’s most historic locations by the banks of the River Liffey on Custom House Quay. […] Read more …

Members of same household may exercise together, Government confirms1st April 2020

Members of the same household are allowed to take physical exercise together under Government restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of the Taoiseach has confirmed. As a community, let’s respect social distancing guidelines and health protocols when exercising outside of our homes.   Information & Image Credit: The Irish Times

Immersive heritage trail’ app to be launched for tourists to Dublin’s Docklands13th March 2020

Dublin’s Docklands is set for a re-brand under Council plans to develop a tourist trail for visitors using smart technology. As part of Failte Ireland’s Visitor Experience Development Plan (VEDP) for the Docklands, Dublin City Council will create an “immersive heritage trail” Mobile App aimed at highlighting the area’s industrial history. Synonymous with modern apartment blocks […] Read more …

Grand Canal cycle scheme put ‘on hold’ for cheaper alternative4th March 2020

Dublin city council will “put on hold” one of the main cycling infrastructure projects on the south side of the city, putting in its place a “reduced cost” interim route. The Grand Canal cycle scheme for a continuous, segregated bike lane along the canal seeks to link the cycle route that runs from Grand Canal […] Read more …

International Women’s Day Events at EPIC3rd March 2020

EPIC have a host of exciting events planned for International Women’s Day. EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has revealed a schedule of events for International Women’s Day – centred around the idea that “an equal world is an enabled world”. Putting women at the forefront of the celebrations, organisers believe that one of the most effective way […] Read more …

Transformation of Malt House South28th February 2020

Jepview Limited, a Denis O’Brien company, is set to undertake an extensive redevelopment of Malt House South, a waterside building overlooking Grand Canal Dock. Four new floors will be added on top of a stone building which was originally constructed by the Guinness family as a grain store in the mid-1800s. The new offices are […] Read more …

An EPIC escape from Storm Jorge!28th February 2020

Though these storm filled weekends keep coming, there are plenty of indoor escapes around Grand Canal Dock! Why not while away a few hours at the EPIC Irish Emigration Museum? At EPIC you can get hands on with Irish culture and its past with their fully interactive museum – discover video galleries, dance through motion sensor […] Read more …

Windmill Lane Studios to launch visitor experience21st February 2020

One of Ireland’s best-known recording studios is offering guided tours as part of a new visitor experience. Windmill Lane Recording Studios, says visitors will be able to observe the music recording and production process, as well as learning about the history of the studio from its very beginnings up to present day. World famous Irish band U2 placed it […] Read more …

Waterways Ireland Considers a Floating Food Market for Grand Canal Dock20th February 2020

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 …

Flexible Workspace Knotel addition to Bloodstone Building.3rd February 2020

The flexible workspace provider, Knotel, has increased its offering in the Dublin office market with the addition to its portfolio of two further properties in our booming docklands. The company has signed leases for 816sq m (8,785sq ft) at the Bloodstone Building on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay and 805sq m (8,666sq ft) at Ashford House on Tara […] Read more …

Dublin’s ‘Silicon Docks’ residents see average pay rise31st January 2020

Average salaries among tenants in Dublin’s “Silicon Docks” rose to €127,618 in 2019 and high rents in the area reflected competition for housing among well-paid finance and technology professionals, a new survey has found. The data was gathered by Owen Reilly estate agents, based on 231 lettings completed during the year in the docklands area. […] Read more …

A little Pizza heaven reopens in Grand Canal Dock27th January 2020

A good, local Italian restaurant cannot be beaten! The pizza, the pasta, the list goes on. What’s not to love? And with that, we are delighted to see the re-opening last week of our local Milanos. Milanos at Grand Canal Dock is the only full-service sit-down pizzeria in the area, and its recent refurbishment brings “the theatre […] Read more …

Fáilte Ireland Plans to draw more tourists to Docklands18th January 2020

There are plans in talks to grow tourism in the Docklands – and Dublin city councillors recently got the first glimpse of Fáilte Ireland’s vision for how the neighbourhood should be developed to serve more visitors. On Monday, Fáilte Ireland Dublin Manager Caroline O’Keeffe talked councillors in the South East Area through its “visitor experience […] Read more …

Grand Canal Innovation District is on the way!6th January 2020

A decision  has been approved to develop the Grand Canal Innovation District. This is a national initiative, lead by Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with other universities. This €1 billion plan will be a hub for innovation, world class university research facilities and a start up ecosystem, with a university campus acting as a connector for […] Read more …

Something for the weekend – a visit to BrewDog Dublin!12th December 2019

The popular brewer BrewDog has made it across the Irish Sea from Scotland to open its first Irish pub in Dublin. Brewdog Outpost Dublin launches this Friday the 13th of December – just in time for the festive season, located at the end of Capital Dock, Grand Canal Dock. This is the company’s 100th ‘BrewPub’ […] Read more …

The Blood Stoney Bridge on the way in 20236th December 2019

A new bridge to cross the River Liffey is scheduled to be in place by 2023. The Blood Stoney Bridge is planned as a facility for pedestrians and cyclists that would link Sir John Rogerson’s Quay on the southside, to New Wapping Street on the North Wall Quay on the northside. A Dublin City Council (DCC) […] Read more …

Winter Lights Dublin 201922nd November 2019

Dublin City Council’s Winter Lights returns to illuminate the magic of Dublin this December. Every evening, from December 1st to January 1st, at sunset to 2am, 14 locations around the city will be transformed with custom projections and lighting displays. Projections will illuminate the facades of buildings including City Hall, The Civic Offices, The Custom […] Read more …

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 …