For some restaurants, the rise in takeaway services due to Covid-19 restrictions has meant more plastic bags and containers, unravelling efforts at sustainable practices.
Author Archives: Nicky Daly
Nicky Daly is a freelance journalist living in Dublin. She is deeply interested in areas of cultural and social responsibility.
Once a Month, Wildflower Walks Explore the City’s Green Spaces
“My favourite thing is sharing stories,” says Molly Aylesbury, one of the organisers. “Sometimes people get really emotional when they talk about plants.”
A Dublin Artist Carries on a Centuries-Old Tradition
“Adrienne is our chosen iconographer at the cathedral,” says the Very Revd Dermot Dunne, the dean of Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral.
Brushing Up: The Hexagons on North Strand Road
The inspiration for “Hexagon” came from nature, says artist Steven Doody. It teaches us that the hexagon is the most efficient shape.
What Some LE19 Candidates Say They’ll Do To Help Tackle Climate Change
Nearly every candidate mentioned transportation and waste as the two most talked-about climate-action-related concerns when they’re out knocking on doors.
Council Briefs: The Pride Parade Route, Playgrounds, and Free Public Wifi
The Pride parade should get to march down O’Connell Street this year, and not have to duck down any side streets, according to a motion councillors supported Monday.
DublinBikes Scheme May See Drop in Members, Warns Council Report
With sign-ups to the public DublinBikes scheme and the expansion of its network both stalled, will private stationless bike-hire scheme BleeperBike move in to fill the gaps?
Brushing Up: Rabindranath Tagore on St Stephen’s Green
Nestled among the foliage of St Stephen’s Green stands a monument to the Nobel Prize-winning poet often referred to as “the Bard of Bengal”, whose work W.B. Yeats loved.
Council Briefs: Finglas Transport, DCU Campuses, and “Let to Rent” Voids
At council meetings this week, councillors heard plans for transport around Dublin City University, talked again about dumping, and more.
Construction of New Kevin Street Garda Station Lagging
The project to move the Gardaí out of a medieval building and into a shiny new one still has quite a ways to go, it seems.