Does the Deliveroo App Undermine Workers’ Safety and Solidarity?by Sean Finnan
Delivery cyclists say it nudges them to deliver to unsafe areas, and has undermined attempts to strike for better conditions. A spokesperson for Deliveroo said safety of riders is an “absolute priority” and it supports their right to express themselves by not working.
Ballsbridge Swimming Pool Announces It Won't Reopenby Stephanie Costello
“Covid-19 pandemic, restrictions and related costs” have hurt viability, said the board in a statement. Councillors have called for it to be brought into public ownership.
Dubliners Collect Their Own Data on Neighbourhood Trafficby Claudia Dalby
A team at University College Dublin has given sensors to households to track how much traffic goes past and how fast. The next step will be using that data to ask for changes.
Council Briefs: A New Plan for Housing on Oscar Traynor Road, Fire Safety in Homeless Hostels, and Moreby Laoise Neylon
Dublin city councillors held their monthly meeting on Monday night. Here’s some of what they discussed.
NCAD Students Exhibit a Mirage on Thomas Streetby Laoise Neylon
The jumping-off point for the exhibition is the way that living life on Zoom and other virtual platforms leaves people “with a false sense of community”, says Aoife Banks, one of the artists.
Little Uptake in Dublin of Scheme to Turn Struggling Homeowners into Social Rentersby Laoise Neylon
In almost eight years, just 229 households in the Dublin region have been able to strike a deal through the scheme to stay in their homes.
Redemption of a Rogue, Reviewedby Luke Maxwell
“There’s always a sliver of humour in [director Philip] Doherty’s approach to the film. Even its most dramatic material leaves room for a gag.”