What Transport Do Dublin's City Councillors Use to Get About the City?by Donal Corrigan
Some councillors say their personal transport experiences impact their work as public representatives. Others say they strive to remain objective.
With Electro-Pop Single, Artist Launches Irish-Language Music Projectby Laoise Neylon
Delaney plays traditional music and can sing a bit of sean-nós if he wants to. But he is also a house-music DJ and wants to break Irish-language songs out of their usual genres.
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Help Us Report: How Many Stories a Week Do You Have to Write as Journalist?by Sam Tranum
We’re curious whether journalists in Ireland are facing pressure to produce more and more, in the same amount of time – and how this is affecting your work.
Fáilte Ireland Tells Councillors About Its Plans to Draw More Tourists to the Docklandsby Donal Corrigan
Several councillors welcomed the plans – but raised issues around gentrification, and the lack of a role for councillors in feeding into, or overseeing, tourism plans.
Plan for Council Lands Prompts Councillors' Concerns about Reliance on AHBsby Laoise Neylon
Some councillors worry that transferring council sites to these not-for-profit bodies to provide social homes on them could lead to privatisation. Is that valid?
The Council Is Preparing a Strategy to Make the City Better for Kids to Play Inby Erin McGuire
Old-timers can remember when children roamed, finding things to do, games to play. But the city has changed, childhood has changed – and the streets are emptier now.
An Exhibition Shows Off a Dubliner's Centuries-Old Collection of Jewish Booksby Laoise Neylon
Narcissus Marsh amassed a collection of 150 books in Hebrew and Yiddish, and over the centuries the library added about 100 more Jewish books to his original collection.
New Report Sets Out Vision for Future of Kilmainham and Inchicoreby Donal Corrigan
Recommendations range from from relocating the Garda station and improving public lighting, to developing a “historical military quarter”, to bringing in an education and learning campus.