Council to accommodate families at €100,000 a year each, as it took on a 20-year lease with no get-out clause
The council has committed to pay at least €40m over that 20 years to rent Avalon House, after taking over the lease from the Peter McVerry Trust in 2020.
A Mexican couple re-designs the Dublin tortilleria of their dreams for a city where tortilla seekers are rarer
While unable to do daily deliveries, they’ve still a focus on freshness, they say.
Nottingham-based Murphy & Son, which makes the cork bags widely used in keg deliveries in Dublin, says it sells more to Ireland…
Khinkali dumplings, cheese-stuffed khachapuri bread, lobio bean stew and more from the Caucasus.
But the Honest2Goodness traders may have been pushing at the wrong door, as the warehouse appears to have new owners.
Some residents of Castle Court still aren’t back in their homes. “It’s awful to think … overnight this can just happen,” says local resident Helen Rooney.
At meetings, Dublin City Council officials push to answer councillors’ questions away from public view
Some of the meetings to discuss the city’s housing delivery and services have moved to closed-door workshops too.
Even with an agreed top-up, it still looks as if there will be less money next year to refurbish council homes
Dublin city councillors at a budget meeting talked about funding to do up vacant social homes, and also for street cleaning.
“Today is the saddest day in Ballymun, when all the till dogs must go their merry way.”
Gazans resident in Ireland who aren’t Irish citizens face high hurdles in getting their family members out of the war zone to join them.
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“My photo shows a cleaner using spirits to clean the bronze [statue of Molly Malone] so that the tourists may gape and grope once more.”
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