Council Approves Plans for New Co-Living Complex in the Libertiesby Laoise Neylon
The plans are for a complex with co-living, a hotel, co-working or artists studios, a restaurant, and more. Some politicians and local residents say they hope to appeal the decision.
Help Us Report: Have You Asked Your Landlord for Rent Relief?by Lois Kapila
We want to get a sense of how landlords are responding to requests for rent relief from tenants struggling with the fall-out from Covid-19.
As Language School Winds Up, Employees Left Wondering About Pay and Students About Feesby Laoise Neylon
The English Studio on Jervis Street closed in mid-March.
Live-Streamed Club Night Gets People Dancing Together, Apartby Donal Corrigan
A group of DJs has begun streaming the club experience – or something akin to it at least – each Friday night into the homes of whoever looks in.
Green Space Is Good – But Not All Green Spaces Are Created Equal, Some Sayby Donal Corrigan
Some suburbs have only a vast open field of grass, but these days there’s more demand for smaller, better-maintained parks, trees, allotments, and playgrounds.
From an Impromptu Concert in a Stoneybatter Park, a Neighbourhood Proms Is Bornby Laoise Neylon
Not everyone has a park nearby, but Caimin Gilmore says he’d encourage anyone who can play an instrument to consider performing a socially distant concert for their neighbours.
Vivarium, Reviewedby Luke Maxwell
Vivarium is “a monstrous-child kind of horror film … that doesn’t overstretch its high-concept”, writes our reviewer.
Amie: We Need More Debt Relief – Not Just for Homeownersby Amie Lajoie
Debt relief in the current crisis has to go beyond mortgages, to those struggling to cover the basics, writes the author of a recent report on household debt in Ireland.