Councillors Get Sight of New Designs for Homes at O'Devaney Gardensby Lois Kapila
Part of the discussion focused on why the council had opted for affordable homes to sell, rather than to rent – and whether it was possible to revisit that.
Sarah: There Are Proven Ways to Cut School Trafficby Sarah Rock
From safe routes to schools to car-free zones, we need leadership from councils and parents alike, writes a TU Dublin transport and urban design lecturer.
In Sandymount, Some Dream of Putting a Martello Tower to Useby Aura McMenamin
The tower has been lying vacant since the 1990s, and some locals want to see it brought back to life. The question is what to do with it, exactly.
Why the Council Is Helping to Test 5G in the Docklandsby Sean Finnan
There are 25 gadgets on poles in that part of the city, as the council works out how 5G might be rolled out further, says Jamie Cudden, of Smart Dublin.
Developer Warned of “Full Legal Team" Ready to Fight Council on Iveagh Marketsby Lois Kapila
Martin Keane told the council he probably didn’t need to highlight his “considerable financial resources” and “full legal team, ready, willing and able to take on this challenge”.
In Finglas, a Club Brings Together Teens on the Autism Spectrumby Sean Finnan
Headquartered in an allotment, the club teaches planting, harvesting, cutting and cooking – as well as confidence-building, friend-making and, lately, film-making.
Council Briefs: Calmer Neighbourhood Traffic and Planning for Euro 2020by Aura McMenamin
At a meeting of their South-East Area Committee, councillors talked about plans to calm neighbourhood traffic, how people might get around during Euro 2020, and more.
Dean: On The Murder Capital’s “When I Have Fears”by Dean Van Nguyen
“The critical reverence around the band, their ascendancy to the top of the Irish cultural zeitgeist, is premature,” writes our reviewer.