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Months After Fire, Residents Search for Reassurance It Won't Happen Againby Laoise Neylon
Back in September, a fire broke out at a council-owned complex near Queen Street in Stoneybatter. Some residents say they’re still not confident the cause has been identified and fixed.
A Dublin DJ Blends Arabic Classics with Dance Beatsby Donal Corrigan
“I never used to play Arabic stuff out, and then I slowly started to introduce random songs,” says Jamal Sul. “I started to realise that people actually liked it and I thought, ‘That’s weird.’”
Should Dublin Port Build to Welcome More Big Cruise Liners?by Sean Finnan
Some say that more tourism is always welcome. Others have concerns about the cost, emissions, and impact on the city of a growing number of holiday-makers.
A Short-Term Let Company Applies to Keep Five Properties as Holiday Letsby Laoise Neylon
One of the five homes managed by HipHipStay was advertised as the “Bobby Sands Suite”. “We just name all our properties after famous or historic Irish people,” says the company director.
How to Cook Medieval-Style Chicken in Sweet-and-Sour Red-Wine Stewby Maeve L'Estrange
We don’t know what was eaten at Christmas in medieval Ireland. We do know, though, there were great feasts, writes a culinary archaeologist.
On Suffolk Street, Council Plans to Pilot Small “Rain Gardens” to Help with Drainageby Laoise Neylon
It’s going to rain more in Dublin in the future, says Adrian Conway, Dublin City Council’s senior environmental engineer. But the city’s drainage system isn’t ready for that yet.
New Plans for Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge Over the Liffey Released by Councilby Donal Corrigan
Blood Stoney Bridge would stretch about 125 metres across the river from Sir John Rogerson’s Quay to North Wall Quay.
Council Briefs: On Land Sales Down the Line, O'Devaney Again, and Moreby Lois Kapila
At a busy meeting on Monday, Dublin city councillors drilled into how the council will fund big projects in the coming few years, voted not to rescind plans for O’Devaney Gardens, and more.
Councillors Vote Yes on Plans for White-Water Facility at George's Dockby Lois Kapila
Before the vote, councillors quizzed officials and a representative from Dublin Fire Brigade about how much it would cost and who would use it.
The Last Right, Reviewedby Luke Maxwell
“Often very funny, at times incredibly tragic,” this film is “a remarkable balancing act of shifting tones”, writes our reviewer.