A Healthcare Assistant Wants Permission to Keep Doing His Jobby Shamim Malekmian
International students can end up working as healthcare assistants as they study. Some who want to keep doing it once they’ve graduated, though, find the immigration system won’t let them.
Two Kids Take on the Rubbish-Strewn Streets in Their Neighbourhoodby Laoise Neylon
“We are cleaning up rubbish,” says Kuba, aged six, smiling. “Because it’s good for the world.”
Gardaí Spend on Tech to Check Licence Plates Up 600 Percentby Sean Finnan
The bump in investment was down to the need for extra equipment to help gardaí at Covid checkpoints, said an FOI response.
Research Tries to Pin Down What Causes Cyclists’ Collisionsby Donal Corrigan
Of those who’d been in collisions, more than half of those asked said they’d collided with vehicles, while more than a quarter said they’d been alone but hit a pothole or bollard, or the like.
Engineers are Mapping Where Geothermal Energy May Work in Dublinby Laoise Neylon
By tracking vibrations through rock formations under the city, they hope to highlight where the low-carbon energy source could be used in the future.
In an Unpredictable Time, an Urban Farm Looks at What It Can Preserveby Donal Corrigan
“I’m thinking more about stuff with a longer shelf life,” said Rossa Cassidy recently at his farm in Glasnevin.
Council Briefs: Capping Student Housing, Oversight of Homeless Services, and Moreby Laoise Neylon
At a recent meeting, Dublin City Councillors talked about the possibility of using the development plan to restrict “transient” kinds of housing.
Martin: On Saying Goodbye to So Many of Our Eldersby Martin Beanz Warde
“This sense of loss is one that we all share … But while we are all connected and equal in bereavement, some groups face it much sooner, and more often than others.”