Welcome to the Lord Mayor of Dublin website
|This website gives information on the Lord Mayor of Dublin - first citizen of the city of Dublin. |
The Lord Mayor is elected by the City Councillors at the Annual Meeting of the City Council which is held in City Hall.
The current Lord Mayor of Dublin is Naoise Ó Muirí who represents the Clontarf Ward of Dublin. He was elected Lord Mayor on 25th June 2012. He is the 343rd Lord Mayor of Dublin.
Lord Mayor's Awards 2013
|The 2013 Lord Mayor's Awards were awarded on 29th May to:|
- Mission Commander Chris Hadfield
- The Band of An Garda Síochána
- Pauline O'Regan
- Homeless Street Soccer League
- National Women's Rugby Squad
- Roy O'Donnell
A new Dublin Digital Champion Lord Mayor's Award was introduced this year and was awarded to :
- Dr. Johnny Ryan - Chief Innovation Officer of the Irish Times
- @Digiwomen - a platform for women in the digital industry
- Dominic Byrne - Head of IT Fingal County Council
- Joan Mulvhill - CEO of Irish Internet Association
- James Eggers - Creator of Free Flow App
- HE Carlos Garcia de Alba - Champion of the digital twinning between Dublin and Guadalajara
|Click here to view the Press Release.|
|Click here to view photographs from the evening.|
International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award 2013 - And the winner is...Kevin Barry for 'City of Bohane'
|The Winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013 is Kevin Barry for his novel 'City of Bohane'. I announced Kevin as the winner tonight in the Round Room of the Mansion House. The 'City of Bohane' is Kevin's first novel and was nominated by Limerick, Cork and Dublin City Libraries. It beat 153 other titles to the €100,000 prize.|
The IMPAC DUBLIN Award is worth €100,000 to the winner and is the world’s most valuable annual literary award for a single work of fiction published in English.
Lord Mayor's 5 Alive Challenge - completed!
|Well done to all the 5 Alive Challengers who have completed all 5 races.|
I’ve received great feedback from all who took part in the challenge saying that it really encouraged them to get out and exercise on the cold winter’s evenings and they are now looking forward to a summer of fitness! I’d like to thank all those who took part for joining me in this Challenge!!
|Further details on the 5 Alive Challenge|
Dublin city goes Digital with Free WiFi!!
|I was delighted to launch Dublin Free WiFi in Barnardo Square, alongside Jenaro García, CEO at Gowex. This project is one of the milestones that will deliver on our Digital Dublin Initiative. By June of this year Dublin will have a Digital Masterplan, which aims to develop Dublin as a world centre of digital excellence. |
|This new service will offer both Dubliners and visitors to the city access to free WiFi, 24/7, at key locations around the city. |
Uniquely the WiFi hotspots will be identified by wall mosaics which will feature “digidub” characters, modern and historical. Fourteen different characters will be rolled out , with a Viking, a street cleaner, a tourist, a rockabilly girl and pyjama girl being visible on 31st January.
These signs are a fun and attractive way to advertise the city’s WiFi hotspots and Dubliners will be invited to suggest additional characters.
|Free WiFi is an initiative of Dublin City Council. It is provided, at no cost to the Council , by Gowex, a Spanish company that has provided similar services globally.|
The service is free and provides a download speed of 512Kbps and an upload speed of 128Kbps. Users also have the option to purchase a higher download speed of up to 6 Mbps if required. Once registered the user will have access to all Dublin city hotspots and other Gowex networks in cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Malaga, Paris and Buenos Aires.
|You can view the full set of “digidub” characters and find out where you can go digital at www.dublingowexfreewifi.ie|
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