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Redevelopment of Phibsboro Shopping Centre on hold, senator says
The delay might have knock-on effects on a planned public plaza, and impacts on the council’s plans to revamp neighbouring Dalymount Park.
After successful test, council plans to roll out e-cargobike scheme more broadly
To help people deliver around the city by bike, the programme gave businesses a chance to try the pricey vehicles to find out if making the switch works for them.
The next phase of Grangegorman redevelopment could include 2,000 affordable student beds
The development agency is exploring that idea with TU Dublin, said its CEO Ger Casey at a recent council meeting.
In a park in Swords, there’s a new public toilet but still nowhere to pee
“It looks like a public convenience … [but] it’s only a wannabee public convenience and is really just a big wooden box,” Mark Graham wrote to the council.
As women’s families grieve, debate continues – through cloud of stigma – over how to make sex workers safer
Hirantha Pereira says he mostly tries to forget his sister Belinda’s murder in Dublin in 1996, but sometimes he daydreams about what it would be like if she was still alive.
Grangegorman bring centre looks set to close, making recycling harder for local residents
A council spokesperson says it’s trying to keep the centre open, but if it can’t, it will be “challenging” to find an immediate replacement.
Airlines have been refusing to let Bolivians board flights to Dublin
Fearing fines, KLM and Lufthansa have been enforcing stringent requirements, leading Bolivians to miss flights, and even leaving one man stranded.
After years of promises, council suggests it may be ready to clear massive illegal dump later this year
The next step is to apply for planning permission to build a wall to stop new debris and rubbish from being tipped onto the site, councillors were told earlier this week.
Market campaigner says the public has a right to access the city’s Victorian fruit and vegetable market
The public has a “market right” – a right to access the market – and that is a common-law property right protected by the constitution, says Toby Simmonds.