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October’s news from Dún Laoghaire Town

11. 10. 2023

Welcome to our October

DúnLaoghaireTown.IE newsletter

There’s a lot happening in Dun Laoghaire at the moment! Myrtle Square and Convent Lane are getting a green facelift, and Dlr CoCo could use your input on the Climate Action Plan. Also, grants for 2024 are now open for applications – don’t miss out! Exciting news in business, too, with a local green business receiving high honours. A fresh art exhibition by Diane Magee titled “Winterage 2023” is on display by dlr ArtNet, definitely worth a visit. Soon, we will be welcoming a new ice rink – perfect for the family to enjoy. Plus, the Royal Marine Hotel and the town itself received glowing reviews from a travel guide. Last but not least, catch Catherine Butler Weir at the next Digital Dun Laoghaire Meetup.

And of course if you have Dún Laoghaire related news you would like to share please contact me – [email protected]


Eoin Costello, project director Digital Dún Laoghaire

Eoin Costello, project director Digital Dún Laoghaire


Update on Myrtle Square & Convent Lane Greening Project

Myrtle Square & Convent Lane.
All major works on Convent lane and Myrtle square are now complete and the contractor is now working on the finishes. Cumnor aim to have lane and square fully opened the week after next.
The Playful lining will be done next week weather permitting.

George’s Street
The paving works on George’s Street are progressing and the section of paving in front of St Micheal’s is due to be finished tomorrow.
The additional areas to be paved in front of Argos and directly across from Argos will commence next week and some changes to pedestrian management will be required.
Cumnor have commenced fitting Granite bollards in front of canopy, this work will be completed next week.
Lining of George’s Street will be done next week.
The new build out at Wellington Rd/George’s Street Junction will commence next week.
The Stop-Go arrangement on George’s has now been terminated.

We appreciate your patience and please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] if you would like to discuss any aspect of the project

The Parks Team, DLR County Council

DLR CoCo – Climate Action Plan – Have Your Say

Dun Laoghaire County Council is inviting our community to have a say on the draft Climate Action Plan 2024-2029. The public consultation is open for submissions until 3rd November.

DLR CoCo – dlr Grants 2024 Now Open For Applications

Dun Laoghaire County Council has opened their grant application for projects and events that could be of benefit to our local community. Do you have a project in mind that could make a difference? Then find out more about the grant application.


tidy town
tidy town

DÚn Laoghaire’s Reverve a Green Business of the Year

We are incredibly proud to share that Reverve, a Dun Laoghaire based company, has been recognised for Green Business of the year. Per their words, they started in the Dun Laoghaire Enterprise Centre (now Digital Dun Laoghaire Hub) and continue to thrive with the hub’s continuous support.


dlr ArtNet Exhibition – Diane Magee – Winterage 2023

Dlr ArtNet presents a solo exhibition by Diane Magee, Winterage 2023 featured in Walters from 5th to 28th October.
tidy town

DÚn Laoghaire to Host a New Ice Rink

Get ready for loads of fun this winter as our town is getting an incredible, new ice rink. Brush up on your ice-skating skills and bring your family and friends for more fun. Early bird tickets are already available.

Fantastic Travel Review For Royal Marine Hotel and DÚn Laoghaire Town

As Belfast Telegraph reports, there are multiple reasons to revisit our town time and time again with so many incredible attractions, excellent accommodation and many events planned throughout the year.

Digital Dun Laoghaire Meetup – Featured Speaker Catherine Butler Weir

Since 2016 Digital Dun Laoghaire have brought our town interesting events and speakers around the broad area of business and technology. In October, our guest speaker is Catherine Butler Weir, a Western Europe SMC Technical Director at Microsoft. During this exciting meetup with Catherine, we’ll hear about: Catherine’s work in empowering small businesses through digital (esp CoPilot), Future of work trends in a world of AI, The opportunity ahead to leverage the power of digital to democratise how and where we work. Come along and join the discussion on the night.

DLR LEO – 8 Week Start Your Own Business Course

For anyone in Dun Laoghaire who is thinking about starting their own business DLR LEO has developed an 8-Week evening programme, starting on 18th October, 2023. For all DLR Leo training programmes please see here.
dun laoghaire town 2023 calendar