The North Inner-City now boasts an Uyghur restaurant
Skewers with a spicy bean jelly. Salty milk tea. The range is part of the draw, says Afanti co-owner Eleanor Halmurat.
Councillors call for tables and umbrellas on the city’s streets to be free from alcohol branding
It can look cheap and tacky, make life harder for people trying not to drink, and advertise drinking to children, critics say.
The allure of wobbly Japanese cheesecake
From their shop Traditional Asian Cake in the Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, Stephen and Vivian Goh sell their own special version of…
Have your say on Dublin City Council’s draft food strategy
It aims to tackle inequalities in access to healthy and affordable food, while also addressing impacts of climate change on the city’s…
New board focused on tackling issues in Cherry Orchard needs more local knowledge, councillors say
But its chair, Brendan Foster, says the board already has members who know Cherry Orchard and its needs well.
In Finglas, a new fence to keep anti-social behaviour out also keeps residents penned in
At the request of some residents, the council recently installed yet another fence in Finglas South, this one blocking a shortcut to the park and a bus stop.
While cracking down on some residents who put bike storage in their front gardens, the council installed its own
Dublin City Council installed covered, secure bike storage in the front garden of its Central Area Office on Seán MacDermott Street. It was put in sometime between September 2022 and March 2023, according to Google Street View. Meanwhile, the council has brought enforcement actions against the owners of two houses in Clontarf who put storage…
As the Dublin embassies of some European countries outsource Schengen visa services, non-EU immigrants find travelling there harder
When Lijie Shao’s academic pitch for an upcoming EU conference didn’t make the cut recently, she felt relieved. “I’m glad my proposal was rejected,” Shao said Friday. Going would have meant trying to get a Schengen visa, says Shao, an international language tutor at Dublin City University (DCU). And since last year, that has been…
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In the south inner-city, unauthorised sculptures of a cat and a rat stare each other down
First came the rat. Then, “A lad who lives around the corner had a cat, and it was his pride and joy, and it was suggested he do a cat.”