South Dublin County Council


The Dublin Mountains Project

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 11:00

The Dublin Mountains Project is a proposal by South Dublin County Council, Coillte and the Dublin Mountains Partnership to develop Coillte’s Montpelier Hill (incorporating the Hell Fire Club) and Massy’s Wood sites as a key recreation site and a gateway to the heritage and recreation amenities of the Dublin Mountains. The site was selected for its position at the threshold between city and mountains, its unique combination of landscape, natural and cultural heritage representing the essence of the Dublin Mountains, and its established and growing use as a recreation facility. It is proposed to develop enhanced visitor facilities in the area in a manner sensitive to the environment, the local community and existing users...more

Launch of Seachtain na Gaeilge Atha Cliath Theas 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 18:00

South Dublin County Council and South Dublin Library Services in partnership with Áras Chrónáin are delighted to bring you this year’s Seachtain na Gaeilge Átha Cliath Theas (SnaGÁCT). This is a unique festival which highlights and celebrates our culture through music, dance, arts and of course our beautiful language.

European Week against Racism 18 March – 26 March

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 15:00

To mark European Week against Racism the Social Inclusion Unit, South Dublin County Council is hosting a competition which aims to combat racism and to celebrate culture diversity of people living in Ireland today. The competition is open to everyone living in South Dublin County.

Engineers Week 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:15

For the ninth year in succession, South Dublin County Council and our partners Tallaght Stadium, IT Tallaght, PM Group, Vilicom, Xilinx and Rua Red are once again gearing up to celebrate Engineers Week 2017 in Tallaght.

The Battle of Tallaght 150 - The County Library, Tallaght

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 14:45

South Dublin County Council Libraries is delighted to present events in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Fenian the full Press Release

Shopfront Grant Scheme 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 11:00

South Dublin County Council is delighted to launch the Shopfront Grant Scheme for 2017.  The scheme is intended to improve the appearance of independently owned shops fronting public streets.

Grants up to a maximum of €8,500 are available (50% of the overall cost of works). Example Grant with overall approved costs of €1,200: SDCC pay €600 - you pay €600.

Grants are available for something as simple as painting your shop, replacing signage or even replacing your entire shopfront, certain T&C’s may apply.  Please review our Terms & Condition and Design Guide before submitting application.

To apply for the scheme please complete online Application Form, alternatively you can send a hard copy including all supporting documentation to our office at County Promotion Unit, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 or via email

Please contact the County Promotion Unit if you have any queries on 01- 4149000 Ext: 4631 where we would be happy to assist you on your application.

The closing date for applications is Friday 31th of March, 2017.

Importance of Dog Control At All Times

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 15:45

Minister Damien English, Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government has issued a Press Release in relation to the importance of dog control at all times, but especially at this time of year during the lambing season.

Let the adventure begin in Dublin's Great Outdoors - New tourism brand launched at Tallaght Stadium

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 15:00

Visitors to South Dublin County are being invited to explore ‘Dublin’s Great Outdoors’.

Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:30

Minister Coveney launches Second Quarterly Progress Report on Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness-Rebuilding Ireland

Ireland 2040 Our Plan - National Planning Framework

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 12:15

The Government is preparing a radical plan for our country for action and delivery between now and 2040 called Ireland 2040 - Our Plan. This plan - The National Planning Framework - is the Government's response to changes coming down the tracks.