Dublin City Council Fianna Fail group leader Paul McAuliffe makes his case on the difference between his party and Fine Gael, why he voted against the O’Devaney Gardens refurbishment even though he’s concerned about the housing crisis, and why Sinn Fein shouldn’t get the mayorship in 1916.
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The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award: Is It Worth It?
The award of €100,000 for an top novel is supposed to spotlight Dublin as a literary capital. But given that it’s now fully funded by taxpayers, do we want to keep it?
Squeezed Dubliners Seek Solutions in Co-ops
At the Dublin Food Co-op in The Liberties, about 35 people turned up to chat about starting a housing co-op, as a way to get themselves an affordable – and democratic – home.
An Imam Tries to Grow His Influence
From his base in an industrial estate, Dr Shaykh Umar Al-Qadri is looking to carve out a larger space in the public debate for himself and his Islam.
Poolbeg and Joe McCarthy’s €5 Million Question
Sandymount resident Joe McCarthy keeps asking the same question: three percent of what? He thinks the answer could be worth nearly €5 million.