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Author Archives: Cónal Thomas
Cónal Thomas is a city reporter for Dublin Inquirer.
€2 Million Later, Has the Dubline Been a Success?
Launched in 2012, it was meant to draw tourists from the city centre west into the Liberties and Kilmainham, but some councillors and route-residents say it hasn’t had much of an impact.
When Derelict Buildings Are Left to Rot, the Council Steps in – Sometimes
Of the 46 derelict sites listed almost three and a half years ago on Dublin City Council’s register, 18 are still on the list.
It’s Time the City of Dublin Had Its Own Museum, Councillors Argue
Dublin used to have a civic museum on South William Street, but it closed for renovations 15 years ago and has never reopened.
A Push for More Zebra Crossings May Leave Some Pedestrians Behind
Zebra-crossing fans say they’re safer for pedestrians than signalled crossings. But advocates for people who are visually impaired, or have intellectual or cognitive difficulties, disagree.
Periwinkles Still Have a Place in Dublin’s Food Culture
Methods of serving periwinkles have changed over time. Traditionally, though, they are boiled in seawater and the fleshy meat is pulled out with a pin.
When Should the City Accept Gifts from Foreign Governments?
Dublin gets offered all kinds of presents from visiting diplomats and world leaders: from plates to public artwork.
Six Months After the Snow, Exotic Birds Are Still Missing from Marlay Park
Des King hopes his diamond doves, New Zealand kākārikis and budgerigars will find their ways home.
Some Find Comfort in the Magazine Aisles
There is something of a ritual most mornings in the magazine section of Eason on O’Connell Street.
In the North Inner-City, Debate About How to Co-ordinate Change
Fianna Fáil politicians have proposed a development authority for the area, which, they say, would put promises made in recent years on a firmer footing.