The council also refused the owner’s request to demolish the existing structure on the site at 92/93 Francis Street, but on Tuesday it was being torn down.
Author Archives: Sam Tranum
Sam Tranum is a reporter and deputy editor at Dublin Inquirer. He covers climate, transport and environment. You can reach him at email@example.com.
We’re looking for a full-time city reporter to join our team based in Crumlin, dedicated to original, quality coverage of the city – with a focus on transport in particular.
Sam: What’s the Best Way for Journalists to Refer to Sources in Stories?
We have a style we think of as consistent, egalitarian, and respectful. But not all of the people who appear in our stories see it that way.
Wanted: Journalist to Report on the Irish Immigration System
We asked our readers what new topic they’d like us to cover in each week’s edition of the paper. They chose the immigration system and how it impacts immigrants.
The Results Are in: You’ve Decided How We Should Expand Our Coverage
We’re looking for a reporter to write a story a week for us on the subject you chose. Applications are due by midnight on 16 June.
Will You Help Us Choose a New Subject or Area to Report on Regularly?
We’re planning to expand our coverage by asking a freelance reporter to keep a close watch on a particular “beat” and write a story about it each week – will you help us choose?
Council Briefs: Budget Watching, the North-Side “Super Depot”, and a Potential Pilot Wash Facility
A steep fall in commercial rates paid to the council, a plan to borrow to build a new hub for council workers, and piloting a place for people to wash.
Sam: The Dangers of Using Government Advertising to Prop Up Suffering Newspapers
We should strive to reduce, not increase, the amount of leverage that any government has over what newspapers publish.
We’re Stuck at Our Desks, Will You Help Us Keep in Touch with What’s Going on Around the City?
Since we’re working from home these days, we’re hoping you can be our eyes and ears in your neighbourhood. If you’re willing, we’d love it if you would take a minute to fill out this little form.
Sam: In Its Episode on Mental Health and Suicide, “The Guards – Inside the K” Made Some Mistakes
“The documentary series took on a tough issue, and did a lot of things right – but it appears in places to have gone against guidelines for reporting on suicide.”