Homeless Families Say Their Complaints About Emergency Accommodation Are Ignoredby Sean Finnan
Oppressive rules mean homeless families placed in The Bonnington hotel face a hostile environment, according to people who’ve been through it. Their complaints have fallen on deaf ears, they say.
How Are Go-Ahead Bus Routes Performing So Far?by Dan Grennan
Figures from the National Transport Authority (NTA) show they’ve fallen slightly short on expected punctuality, but hit reliability targets.
“For Those I Love” Is a Record of Friendship, Love and Lossby Sean Finnan
In his first solo album, David Balfe uses hip-hop to explore the impacts of poverty, and lament the death of his friend, the spoken-word artist and musician Paul Curran.
An Exhibition Maps the Mind of an Unconventional Architectby Aura McMenamin
Architect Marion Mahony Griffin “thought very deeply about things” – from the human relationship with nature, to community planning.
Residents Consider the Outline of Hines' Plans for Giant Dublin 8 Sitesby Lois Kapila
Sharing its vision so far for the Player Wills and Bailey Gibson sites was a welcome first step, said one councillor. “But the devil will be in the details.”
Councillors Agree Motion to Get Rid of Bench Next to Grand Canal in Portobelloby Aura McMenamin
Some local residents say the bench needs to go, to end regular disturbances in the early hours. Others say they’d prefer if the bench stayed.
In Edenmore, a Community Pulls Together to Create a Sensory Gardenby Sean Finnan
Residents are raising funds for an interactive garden for all kinds of people, including wheelchair users, people with sight issues, and with special needs.
Sarah: Should the Housing of the Future Be Car-Free?by Sarah Rock
Many councils say new apartment blocks must have between one and two car-parking spaces per home. This might sound sensible, but research says otherwise.