At the Inchicore Railway Works, Stephen Campbell and his team have been working for more than four years on ways to green Irish Rail’s fleet.
Author Archives: Claudia Dalby
Claudia Dalby is a city reporter for Dublin Inquirer. She's especially interested in stories about the southside, transport, and kids in the city. Get in touch at email@example.com.
What Happened to the Plan for Paid Parking at Ikea?
When the superstore was first granted planning permission, it came with the condition of paid parking. Now, the council says it’s okay free, and customers say charging would be unfair.
The Team Overseeing the City’s Traffic Lights Is at Less Than Half Strength
This time last year there were 12. Now there are five.
Council to Inspect Crumlin Shopping Centre for Possible Inclusion on Derelict Sites Register
But that’s happened before, says a councillor, and the council decided it didn’t meet the legal definition of derelict.
Council Plans to Add “Rainscapes” in Five Places in the City to Sop up Heavy Rainfall
It’s a pilot project to test things like swales, tree pits and porous paved surfaces to reduce flooding, as the climate changes.
In Darndale, Locals Point to Ways to Make Village Centre More Accessible for Older People
In the area around the centre, the number of people over 65 years of age has increased significantly, according to the most recent CSO data available. There are ways the centre could be more accessible for older people, locals say.
Road Safety Authority Rebuffs Invite from Chair of Council’s Transport Committee
Councillors had wanted to talk, among other things, about progress on sharing key data that they say the council needs to make roads safer.
In Crumlin, a Developer Floats the Idea of Using Glebe House as a Community Centre
But they would want, they said, to add a set-back storey on top of one of the proposed apartment blocks on the site, which locals have already said are too tall.
In the Tenters, a Post Office’s Closure Catches Some Locals Off Guard
In the Spar on New Street South, it often had long queues. Now locals will have to travel further for pensions, social protection, disability allowances, and postal services.
Left by the Council to Sit Vacant, a Pipe Burst in Inchicore Library Bringing the Ceiling Down
A local group had been pushing the council to get into the building, to make sure it was being cared for – fearing something like this might happen.