Late at night, some passengers emerge onto the tarmac to find there are no taxis or buses to get them home or to a hotel.
Author Archives: Cónal Thomas
Cónal Thomas is a city reporter for Dublin Inquirer.
Gardaí Need Better Training on How to Handle Kids in the Inner-City, Some Say
Years back, the Rialto Youth Project worked up training modules for gardaí to help improve their relations with younger local residents. But they’re yet to be included on the curriculum.
Council Continues to Press Clontarf Baths to Open to the Public
In mid-July, council officials wrote to Clontarf Baths to query how it planned to resolve the issue of public access. It gave it two weeks to respond.
An 1892 Map Shows Dublin’s “Greatest Evil”
Last month, staff at the Guinness archive discovered this 19th-century map of the city’s drinking establishments.
A Group of Young Men Push for a Stables in Cherry Orchard
Those involved in the Horse Power project have been working to repair the relationship between Gardaí and local young men. An equine centre would help a lot, they say.
Homeless? South Dublin Council Might Ask for an Affidavit as Proof
People who are homeless because they’ve fallen out with family are being asked to get sworn statements to prove this, to access homeless services.
Council Briefs: The New City Library, Affordable Homes in O’Devaney, and More
Councillors want more clarity on fundraising for the new city library, the council says planned “affordable” homes at O’Devaney will be for sale (not for rent), and more.
Council Plans to Liven up Dublin’s Laneways
Pilot projects for five laneways in Dublin 1 are being finalised.
Councillors Call for Review of Plans for Housing in Docklands
“We have seen a lot of cranes in the Docklands but not a lot of homes. Particularly affordable homes,” says Green Party Councillor Ciarán Cuffe.
The Council Is Struggling to Hire Enough Lifeguards
“We go out, we recruit and we can’t get enough of them,” says Richard Shakespeare, the council’s head of planning.