As Chefs Bring Korean Street Food to Dublin, Corn Dogs Are on Their Menusby Michael Lanigan
Outlets offer variations on a theme. “It’s in our blood to be looking for new things and to push chefs to be creative,” says Gunmoo Kim, the founder of Jaru.
Council Fails to Release Records on Fire Safety in Homeless Hostels, Despite Information Commissioner Rulingsby Laoise Neylon
The records should show why Dublin Fire Brigade issued enforcement proceedings against privately operated homeless hostels in the city.
Council Trials Public Recycling Bins, Againby Claudia Dalby
Based on results from a previous trial, the 16 bins it plans to roll out along Clontarf promenade will offer just two options: recycling or general waste.
Magazine “Ireland’s Big Issue” Goes Digital to Survive, Leaving Homeless Street Vendors Nothing to Sellby Laoise Neylon
Former vendor Rosemary Fearsaor-Hughes says that, since the magazine no longer supports vendors, she finds its pleas for donations confusing.
On Francis Street, Waiting for a Ruling on the Demolition of Two “Dutch Billys”by Michael Lanigan
Owner Richard Smyth wants permission to replace the buildings dating back to the 18th century with a seven-storey complex including 24 apartments.
Making and Selling Tacos, a Mother and Son from Mexico Reconnect in Dublinby Shamim Malekmian
Maria Isabel Pascual, her son Julian Trejo Pascual and their team at El Milagro feed hungry bellies in Stoneybatter, in Malahide, and on Francis Street.
In Inchicore, Artists Gather to Draw Comics Togetherby Claudia Dalby
Instead of pursuing careful perfection alone, they try to loosen up and collaborate on wacky, silly, off-the-cuff works. And now, they have a base.
Toto the Ninja Cat and the Legend of the Wildcat, Reviewedby Verity Hapka
“This book is exciting because they keep having new mysteries to solve and there are a lot of surprises – and it is funny!” writes our seven-year-old reviewer.
Dolly Considine’s Hotel, Reviewedby Daniel Seery
“Funny, surreal and complex”, this novel “skillfully spins a web of tales around a fictional hotel and bar in the heart of Dublin city”.