In the Chapelizod area, the Knockmaree Dolmen, thought to be some 5,000 years old, was damaged earlier this month.
Author Archives: Michael Lanigan
Michael Lanigan is a freelance journalist who covers arts and culture for Dublin Inquirer. His work also appears in Vice, Totally Dublin, TheJournal.ie and the Business Post. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents Push Back at Proposal to Knock Liberties Buildings for an Aparthotel
A developer has applied for planning permission to demolish two houses and a mews and build a five-storey aparthotel on the corner of Mark’s Alley West.
Often Seen in the 1960s as a Wife and Mother First, a New Exhibition Aims to Let Her Shine as an Artist
“Do art and housekeeping mix?” a 1963 article on Marianne Ågren-McElroy mused. “Some people would say that they don’t – especially long-suffering husbands.”
Low and slow, smoking South African Boerewors at Spencer Dock
Chef Wiseman Mangaliso aims to bring the classic South African braai to Dublin, with a subtle twist.
Delayed Artist Studios in Artane Should Be Up and Running This Year
The council is subsidising the studios to try to keep the rents affordable.
A Dublin 8 Short Film Tours International Festivals
“Dance Till Dán” offers a portrait of the Rialto-Kilmainham area, delving into personal histories, and impressions of isolation, mortality and self-expression.
Through “Artistic Surveillance”, a Painter Captures People’s Transient Moments on the City’s Streets
Carl Hickey lurks with a camera, recording images he’ll later commit to canvas: men with traffic cones on their heads, Spiderman brawling, a khaki-clad crowd.
Captain Fry Wants to Make You Feel Better with Neapolitan Fried Foods
The frittatina – a fritter loaded with bucatini pasta and scamorza cheese – is his “something different”.
Council Prepares to Apply for Planning Permission to Remake the Ringsend Library and Its Surrounds
The draft plan as it stands includes extending the library, adding an open square, and some changes to make the area a bit less “vehicularly-focused”.
Vacant for Years, Time to Bring Council-Owned Restaurant Space in Temple Bar Back into Use, Councillor Says
Getting a tenant for the space that once housed the Eden Restaurant could help reduce anti-social behaviour on Meeting House Square, she says.