People who get free tickets often don’t show, which means it’s hard for planners to predict crowd size and ensure safety, a council report said.
To Cut Fuel Use and Pollution, Irish Rail Adds New Transmissions and Batteries to Its Trains
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.
Girl (In Real Life), Reviewed
“I really liked this book, but what I liked the most was the way that it addressed how not all social media is good,” writes our 11-year-old reviewer.
Still No Guidelines for Assessing the Age of Young Asylum Seekers When There’s a Dispute
Tusla continues to determine ages without guidelines. It says, however, that it should have them in place by the end of June.
20% of Bill for Room in Aparto’s Student Complexes Down to Charges on top of Rent
Landlords can legally add charges, but which charges are allowed is disputed. And it’s a practice that leaves tenants vulnerable to faster-growing payments even if, on paper, the rents have only risen in line with rent controls.
The Council Should Move Long-Term Homeless People Up the List to Get Social Homes Quicker, Some Say
“They have got to use the social housing that is currently available to get people out of homelessness, otherwise we are banjaxed.”
Plans for 1,000 New Homes in Cherry Orchard Welcome, But Services and Amenities Required Too, Locals Say
There are long waiting lists for childcare places, doctors and mental-health services, says Fiona Carney, interim CEO of FamiliBase.
On an Otter-Spotting Expedition along the Grand Canal, a Painter Discusses His Methods
“I just paint what catches my attention, and that is compelling to me, and that beg to be painted,” he says.
Plans to Add Clontarf Shelter to the Record of Protected Structures and Fix It Up Stalled Because of Short Staffing
The council hopes to apply for a grant to repair the circular bandstand, which is damaged by corrosion. But first it needs to list it – also, the title deed is missing.
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.