A Pigeon-Racing Club Readies for the Start of the Seasonby Sean Finnan
“It’s a great hobby,” says John Thompson, a member of the East Wall club. “And you have to have a bit of banter. Some people can’t take it. Me, I cry.”
Some Taxi Drivers' Bumper Stickers Target Immigrantsby Erin McGuire
Irish Taxi Drivers Federation president Joe Herron says he hopes none of his group’s members have them, and that people shouldn’t blame all white taxi drivers for something only a few are doing.
A Call to Make it Easier for Those Who are Homeless to Voteby Sean Finnan
Some homeless facilities let people register to vote at their addresses, says Anthony Flynn, head of Inner City Helping Homeless. But not all.
Two Friends Resurrect a Running Club with a Beer Chaserby Aoife O'Regan
“We thought the idea of a running club with a craft-beer focus was incredible,” says Ross Carr.
An Art Collective Exhibits on USB Sticksby Sean Finnan
“The USB key is a couple of different things,” says Michelle Doyle of the Repeater collective. It’s a portable exhibition and a piece of artwork in itself.
Ebun: Here's How to Be a Good Ally to People Facing Discriminationby Ebun Joseph
When confronted with irrefutable data from Census statistics about groups that are marginalised in Ireland, people regularly ask me what they can do to help, writes a UCD lecturer.
Dean: Erica-Cody’s Retro R&B Probes Modern Irish Identityby Dean Van Nguyen
The young singer encapsulates the mixed-race Irish experience through velvety grooves.
Council Briefs: Cyclist-Friendlier Lights, BleeperBike to Go Electric, and Communal Binsby Erin McGuire
At recent council meetings, council officials talked about changes to light sequences to make junctions safer for cyclists, and electric bike shares.
Dublin Food Co-op Settles into New Home in Kilmainhamby Erin McGuire
After a hard year and a big move, the co-op is back on form, managers say, and they have plans to expand – with a bulk-buying service.