A broad array of city groups and organizations are expected to gather at City Hall to discuss the challenges and opportunities. You can watch via webcast.
Author Archives: Louisa McGrath
In the City Centre, Luas Cross City Works Rush Forward
The €368 million project is at its most disruptive phase so far. But a spokesperson says it’s on schedule and on budget, and it should open by November 2017.
At Sunday Edition, a Platform for Contemporary Artists
Every couple of months, you can go hear up-and-coming and fringe artists talk about why and how they do what they do.
Meet Dublin’s New Lord Mayor
In the first meeting he chaired, Labour’s Brendan Carr imposed some discipline, cutting councillors off when their two minutes were up – sometimes in mid-sentence.
Should Dublin’s Chinatown Get a Friendship Arch?
Just 48 people have signed a petition for an arch to mark Dublin’s Chinatown on Parnell Street. What do you think of the idea?
50% of Social Housing Won’t Be Reserved for Homeless Anymore
In an April letter to minister Alan Kelly, Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan suggested that the rule encouraged people “to enter the ‘homeless’ system”.
Council Briefs: Housing Progress, Housing Delays
Progress on Cherry Orchard rapid-builds, Dominick St and Charlemont St. Delays with the lands initiative and at St Teresa’s Gardens. Danger at O’Devaney.
How to Choose a Polish Sausage
There are Polish food stores all over the city, but many Dubliners are still probably more familiar with Italy’s sausage offerings than with Poland’s.
Dublin City Councillors Dream of More Money, More Power
Some veteran councillors remember when the council had more direct income, and more discretion on spending. They’re on the lookout for new sources of revenue: like bridge tolls, and a hotel bed tax.
At Dublin Hospitals, Surgeries Are Cancelled Time and Again
Dublin hospitals cancelled thousands of appointments for in-patient and day-case admissions last year, according to documents obtained from the HSE.