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Chu & Chats with the Lord Mayor

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The Lord Mayor Hazel Chu presents a series of chats with special guests live on Zoom each Friday at 1pm

About this Event

The Lord Mayor and her guests will talk about their roles, how the respective area they are talking about is managing during the pandemic and answer written questions from the public who are watching.

Each week will have a theme and will range from housing, to sports, to night culture as well as policing, innovation and planning amongst others. Guests in the weeks ahead include the Dublin City Council's Head of Housing, Head of Parks, the City Architect, the City Planner, the Sports Officer, the Head of Traffic and senior members of the Gardaí

You can register to attend as many of the talks as you wish but you must register for each event individually. You will be emailed a Zoom link for your chosen event once you have registered. The Zoom link will go live at 1pm on the day of the event.

Schedule

Friday 26th February 2021 @ 1pm - The Role of the Chief Executive

Friday 5th March 2021 @ 1pm - Housing and Homelessness

Friday 12th March 2021 @ 1pm - Events, Culture & Parks

Friday 19th March 2021 @ 1pm - How to become a Breastfeeding City

Friday 26th March 2021 @ 1pm - Travel in the City

Friday 9th April 2021 @ 1pm - Night Culture in the City

Friday 16th April 2021 @ 1pm - City Planning and Development Plan

Friday 23rd April 2021 @ 1pm - Media & Local Government

Friday 30th April 2021 @ 1pm - Sports in the City

Friday 7th May 2021 @ 1pm - Innovation and the City

Friday 14th May 2021 @ 1pm - City Policing

Friday 21st May 2021 @ 1pm - Older People and the City

Friday 28th May 2021 @ 1pm - Celebrating the City

Friday 4th June 2021 @ 1pm - Traveller Community and the City

Friday 11th June 2021 @ 1pm - Integration Inclusion and Accessibility for All in the City

Friday 18th June 2021 @ 1pm - Climate and Building a Sustainable City

Speakers and Panelists

26th February - The Role of the Chief Executive

Owen Keegan - Chief Executive of Dublin City Council

5th March - Housing and Homelessness

Brendan Kenny - Deputy Chief Executive of Dublin City Council, Housing and Community Services

12th March - Events, Culture & Parks

Richard Shakespeare - Assistant Chief Executive of Dublin City Council, Planning and Property Development Department

Les Moore - Dublin City Parks Superintendent, Culture, Recreation and Economic Services

Tony Flynn - Executive Manager at Dublin City Council, Culture, Recreation and Economic Services

19th March - How to become a Breastfeeding City

Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain - Lecturer/Assisstant Professor, UCD, School of Mathematics and Statistics

Denise Mc Guinness - Lecturer/Assistant Professor, UCD, Midwifery

26th March - Travel in the City

Brendan O'Brien - Acting Executive Manager at Dublin City Council, Environment and Transportation - Roads & Traffic

Ann Graham - Chief Executive Officer, NTA (National Transport Authority)

9th April - Night Culture in the City

Andrea Horan - Tropical Popical

Mary Mac Sweeney - Senior Executive Officer at Dublin City Council, Culture, Recreation and Economic Services

16th April - City Planning and Development Plan

John O'Hara - Planning Officer at Dublin City Council, Planning and Property Development

Ali Grehan - City Architect at Dublin City Council, Housing & Community Services

23 April - Media and Local Government

Michael Ryan - Media Relations Officer at Dublin City Council

Olivia Kelly - Dublin Correspondent, Irish Times

John Kilraine - Dublin Correspondent, RTE

Lois Kapla - Editor, Dublin Inquirer

30th April - Sports in the City

Aideen O'Connor - Programme and Services Development Manager at Dublin City Council, Dublin City Sport and Wellbeing Partnership

More details to follow. Check back for updates.

7th May - Innovation and the City

Shane Waring - Beta Lead, Dublin City Council Corporate Services and Transformation Department

Jamie Cudden - SEO, Smart Cities, Dublin City Council

14th May - City Policing

Paula Hilman - Asst. Commissioner, An Garda Siochana, Roads Policing & Community Engagement

Anne Marie Cagney - Asst. Commissioner, An Garda Siochana, Dublin Metropolitan Region

21st May - Older People and the City

Beatrice Casserly - Community Officer at Dublin City Council, Age-Friendly Unit, Housing and Community Services

Peter Kavanagh - Head of Communications & Public Affairs, Active Retirement Ireland

28th May - Celebrating the City

Tara Doyle - Senior Librarian at Dublin City Library & Archive

Trevor White - Director, Little Museum of Dublin

4th June - Traveller Community and the City

Senator Eileen Flynn - Seanad Éireann

Rosemarie Maughan - National Accommodation Officer, Irish Traveller Movement

11th June - Integration Inclusion and Accessibility for All in the City

Mary Lynch - Dublin City Council Integration Officer / Acting Senior Community Officer, Housing & Community Services

Joy Eniola - Intercultural Development Coordinator at Dublin City Council, Central Area

More details to follow. Check back for updates.

18th June - Climate and Building a Sustainable City

Sabrina Dekker - Climate Action Coordinator at Dublin City Council, Environment & Transportation, Climate Action Regional Office

Donna Gartland - Chief Executive Officer, Codema

Seán McCabe - Executive Manager, TASC Climate Justice Centre

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