Vacancy Watch: A Dozen Years on from the Regeneration of Fatima, Many of the Shops Still Sit Emptyby Laoise Neylon
“At the moment you are just dealing with fake pharmacy windows and fake clothes shops,” says Labour Councillor Darragh Moriarty. “It’s hugely frustrating.
To Meet the City’s Climate Goals, Dubliners Need to Stop Jumping in the Car for Five-Minute Tripsby Claudia Dalby
Changing how people travel for short journeys has the the most potential for reducing transport emissions in Dublin, says Eoin Ahern, an energy researcher for Codema.
Also this week
- Dean: TraviS X Elzzz Are Taking Drill Music Seriously
- Off Capel Street, a Portuguese Cafe Offers Coffee and Custard Tarts
- To Keep Growing and Get Greener, Dublin’s Set to Get a €1bn Upgrade of Its Electric Grid
- Looking at New Designs for Portobello Plaza, Skateboarders Wonder Whether They Will Have a Place
Council-Funded Homeless Hostels Breached Fire-Safety Standards in Multiple Ways, Records Showby Laoise Neylon
“The safety of the accommodation needs to be uncompromising,” says Louisa Santoro, CEO of the Mendicity Institution.
For Ireland’s “Second-Class” Refugees, Travel to Other Countries in Europe Is Much More Difficultby Shamim Malekmian
Some refugees get visa-free travel to 20 countries in Europe. Others – like Anosh Sayed Hussain – don’t.
Looking at New Designs for Portobello Plaza, Skateboarders Wonder Whether They Will Have a Placeby Michael Lanigan
Two possible early designs for what the new refurbished plaza would look like have been released by the council, after workshops with locals.
To Keep Growing and Get Greener, Dublin’s Set to Get a €1bn Upgrade of Its Electric Gridby Laoise Neylon
Existing cables from the 1970s and 80s will no longer be fit for purpose by 2030, so it will soon be time to start laying new ones under city streets, EirGrid says.
Off Capel Street, a Portuguese Cafe Offers Coffee and Custard Tartsby Claudia Dalby
Owner Sergio Fernandes says he hopes to add tapas and wine in the evenings too.
Dean: TraviS X Elzzz Are Taking Drill Music Seriouslyby Dean Van Nguyen
“The duo are in the great lineage of rappers who quickly pass the mic back and forth, providing the ying to the other’s yangs, two kindred souls kindling together.”