One window remembers people the community lost, and the other remembers how the community came together to support each other through the difficult time.
Category: City Desk
In Drimnagh, a push for car-free living has so far led to a car-clogged road
A new apartment complex at the Goldenbridge Luas stop has far fewer parking spots than homes. So residents are parking along the road behind it.
In Ballymun, there’s a lack of certainty around funding of vital support services
The area could be transformed if intense therapeutic services were rolled out for a small number of high-need families, says community planner Andrew Montague.
New board focused on tackling issues in Cherry Orchard needs more local knowledge, councillors say
But its chair, Brendan Foster, says the board already has members who know Cherry Orchard and its needs well.
In Finglas, a new fence to keep anti-social behaviour out also keeps residents penned in
At the request of some residents, the council recently installed yet another fence in Finglas South, this one blocking a shortcut to the park and a bus stop.
While cracking down on some residents who put bike storage in their front gardens, the council installed its own
The Department of Housing says it has no plans to change the law to cut the paperwork required for residents to install front-garden bike storage.
As the Dublin embassies of some European countries outsource Schengen visa services, non-EU immigrants find travelling there harder
The services are now more expensive, and the companies managing them are less flexible and harder to contact than the embassies were, would-be travellers say.
Unable to hire and keep the staff it needs, Dublin City Council is struggling to provide services
From managing and maintaining the city’s housing, to keeping the traffic flowing smoothly, to fixing the roads, all sorts of services are suffering councillors say.
In Clontarf, council orders woman to remove bike storage from her front garden
As years have passed and the council has not rolled out its proposed 350 bike bunkers, people have been finding their own solutions – but planning is a barrier.
After High Court ruling that state isn’t meeting its obligations towards asylum seekers, what happens next?
For hundreds still left without shelter and exposed to exploitation, hostility and violence, how much of a difference will that ruling make?