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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 …

Vodafone launches 5G trial site in the Docklands26th November 2018

Vodafone has launched Ireland’s first live 5G network site, open for trials in Dublin’s docklands, as well as a 5G start-up accelerator. The network consists of a fully standardised Ericsson 5G system being deployed over Vodafone Ireland’s recently acquired 5G spectrum. The move follows Vodafone’s first successful live demonstration of pre-standard 5G technology in Ireland last […] Read more …

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE – Horsefair and Bloodstoney Road23rd November 2018

Bennetts will be dismantling their crane on Saturday and Sunday 2nd and 3rd December 2018 We await full details with traffic and pedestrian management A phone number for a contact in Bennetts will also be issued

Horse Fair Road – Road Closures22nd November 2018

Please be aware that the Tower Crane on Horse Fair Road will be coming down Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th of December. As a result of this, Horse Fair Road will be fully closed during this time. Also, subcontractors will be working extended hours to this effect. A permit for this work has […] Read more …

An Taisce urges rejection on Johnny Ronan’s skyscraper plans19th November 2018

National heritage body An Taisce has urged An Bord Pleanála not to approve developer Johnny Ronan’s plans to build Dublin’s tallest building on Tara Street. The property developer was already refused permission by Dublin City Council, for a second time, to build a 22-storey tower overlooking the Liffey opposite the Custom House. The council said the […] Read more …

HubSpot announces further Dublin expansions15th November 2018

HubSpot has announced that it is increasing its presence in Dublin by leasing all the office accommodation at No. 1 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. The expansion signifies the tech giant’s ongoing commitment to Ireland, and will provide the company with plenty of room to grow to meet demand over the coming years. No. 1 Sir John […] Read more …

Paving works Asgard Road , Grand Canal Harbour – Completed September 201813th November 2018

On behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd managed by Apleona Real Estate paving works were completed by KN Networks (see image below). We would reiterate to all buildings to ensure deliveries / vehicles park in the estate loading bays, please be advised Clamping is in operation if vehicles park up on the estate paving. […] Read more …

Red Carpet in Grand Canal – Completed September 201812th November 2018

On behalf of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd (managed by Apleona Real Estate ) instructed KNNetworks to reinstate the red carpet in Grand Canal . The red paving slabs were sought and supplied from the original supplier and they will fade and blend in over time . Before:   After:

Google bids for two more Docklands Offices9th November 2018

Google has moved once more to increase its massive footprint in the Dublin Docklands with a bid to acquire two office buildings from Kennedy Wilson. Last night the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission confirmed Google had notified it of its proposal to acquire “sole control” of South Bank House and The Warehouse, beside Google’s European […] Read more …

Road Closure – Horse Fair Road5th November 2018

NOTIFICATION FOR GRAND CANAL AREA  Road Closure Horse Fair Road – Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November For tower crane dismantle By Cairn PLC , any queries please revert Project manager John Nicol on 086 1407760 More details about the road closure can be found here: 

Dublin City Council planning €40m district heating scheme3rd November 2018

Plans for a €40 million district heating system run on hot water supplied from the Poolbeg incinerator are being advanced by Dublin City Council. Council chief executive Owen Keegan said about 50,000 homes could be heated using water heated by the waste incinerator and piped to homes in the Docklands on both sides of the […] Read more …

Colony Capital buys waterfront site in Dublin’s North Docklands1st November 2018

Colony Capital Acquisitions have bought a 4.6-acre site in the heart of Dublin’s Docklands for over €180m, according to Savills and Cushman & Wakefield. The estate agents handled the sale on behalf of the receiver, David Carson. The sale – known as “Project Waterfront” – marked a rare opportunity to buy the last remaining waterfront […] Read more …

Development land sales set to eclipse €1.2bn mark by year end27th October 2018

More than €1bn worth of development land has been bought since the start of this year and the figure could reach €1.2bn by the year-end if the current momentum is maintained. In the month of September alone 21 sites in the Greater Dublin Area with combined guide prices exceeding €212m were brought to the market […] Read more …

Former Aran Islands Ferry to Become Luxury Liffey Hotel25th October 2018

Work has recently begun in Dublin’s Grand Canal Dockyard to transform a former CIÉ Aran Islands passenger /freight ferry into a floating 5-star luxury hotel on the Liffey.  The owners Irish Ship & Barge Fabrication Co said the initial works are to clear the vessel of combustible materials in preparation for the €6.6m restoration project […] Read more …

North Docklands site acquired for over €180m22nd October 2018

A joint venture company formed by Johnny Ronan and US investment group Colony Capital has bought a 4.6 acre site in the heart of Dublin’s docklands for over €180 million. Colony Capital and Ronan Group Real Estate have completed the acquisition known as Project Waterfront, according to Savills and Cushman & Wakefield who handled the […] Read more …

College Green plaza plans Refused18th October 2018

Plans for a €10 million plaza at  College Green have been refused by An Bord Pleanála due to concerns about negative impacts for bus transport and traffic in the city. The decision puts in disarray Dublin City Council’s flagship project for developing a landmark civic space in the city centre of the city, while improving […] Read more …

Dublin Port respond to proposal to move the Port to free up housing land8th October 2018

Suggestions by Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland president David Browne that Dublin Port should move out of the city to free up housing land are “reckless” and “damaging to the credibility” of architects, Dublin Port Company chief executive Eamonn O’Reilly has said. Mr O’Reilly has written to Mr Browne in response to his address to the RIAI annual […] Read more …

Apollo House site up for sale1st October 2018

The former Apollo House, in which ‘Home Sweet Home’ activists occupied in December 2016, has been placed up for sale, with industry sources believing it to be worth up to €40m. Planning permission has already been granted for a 10-storey, over basement 12,622 sq m office block on the site. The planning permission also allows […] Read more …

Warning, Chairs Can Kill25th September 2018

Was your curiosity piqued by some fencing in Grand Canal Dock yesterday Monday 24th September 2018? This was erected by the Irish Heart Foundation, who are working this September to raise awareness of the negative health impacts of sitting down for long periods of time. The Irish Heart Foundation is encouraging people to sit less and […] Read more …

HubSpot moving to the Docklands24th September 2018

US tech giant HubSpot is close to signing a deal for a new European headquarters office in the Sobo district in the Dublin Docklands, the Sunday Independent has revealed. The marketing software company is understood to be in advanced negotiations with Hibernia Reit with a view to leasing all 115,000 sq ft of space at 1 Sir […] Read more …

“Shine a Light” on homelessness in Ireland18th September 2018

Dear All, On Friday, October 12th, I will be leaving the comfort of my own home for one night to sleep out on the grounds of the Law Society of Ireland and “Shine a Light” on homelessness in Ireland. Along with others, I will be sleeping on cardboard in the October weather with a plastic […] Read more …

Docklands FITFEST – 27th September17th September 2018

Get active in the Docklands for National Fitness Day on 27th September! Anyone can take part, with no past experience or skill required. Lots of free classes from Tai Chi & Yoga, to Dance Aerobics & Zumba, there’s sure to be something for everyone! There will also be many prizes to be won, including a €250 gym […] Read more …

Docklands parking facility not meeting needs of coach drivers14th September 2018

A parking facility for coaches visiting Dublin provided by the National Transport Authority, at a cost of €1.7m, is being snubbed by some coach operators who say it is not meeting their needs. The 50-bay facility at Sheriff Street in the Docklands was opened in January to allow vehicles to park after dropping passengers into the city […] Read more …

What’s On: Bord Gáis Energy Theatre10th September 2018

There’s some great events on at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre over the coming weeks and months. See a taste of whats on below: 14th September: Callas – The Life & Music of Maria Callas CALLAS is the world’s first stage show about the legendary opera star Maria Callas. The show explores her famous love affair […] Read more …

Partial Road Closure – Horse Fair Road6th September 2018

Please be advised that we have approval for a Partial Road closure on Horse Fair Road to carry out utility connections under Permit NO: GCHM-009-2018. These works will start on Saturday 8th September and again the following Saturday 15th September 2018. This will not affect local traffic or pedestrians Contact persons will be: Cairn Homes […] Read more …

Paving Works in Grand Canal5th September 2018

Out of courtesy Apleona Real Estate are provided all with an update of paving works in Grand Canal. These works have been instructed by DCC. Some areas are under the remit of DCC and some areas are under the remit of Grand Canal Harbour Management Ltd. The granite is due to arrive 2nd week in […] Read more …

Road Closures in the Docklands this Wednesday 5th September3rd September 2018

The Grant Thornton 5K Road Race takes place this Wednesday 5th September, causing several road closures around the City Centre, most of which are in the docklands. Pedestrian and local access is expected to be maintained, but everyone else should expect major diversions in the area. According to the Dublin City Council website, the below roads are expected to be […] Read more …