The new routes, part of BusConnects, aren’t yet along separated bus lanes, and traffic is making buses less dependable and slower.
Opening Night for Ballyfermot Filmmakers’ Short Thriller
“Why shouldn’t we be able to bring a story about romance, dramas, thrillers? Why does it always have to be violence?”
In Ballyfermot, Pensioners Protest Increase in Fees for Swimming at Council-Owned Pool
They used to be able to use the pool for €20 a year. Now they’re looking at €180 a year.
Council Briefs: Listing a Power House, a Lack of Community-Development Officers, and More
At a recent meeting of the South Central Area Committee, these were among the issues discussed – along with traffic in the Tenters/South Circular Road area.
Council Briefs: The Future of Kilmainham Mills, Blocked off Green Space, and More
Dublin City Council has been doing general upkeep of the Kilmainham Mills site and set up a group to look at its future, councillors learnt recently.
Council Briefs: a Ballyfermot Cafe, O’Donovan Road Demolition, and More Student Housing
Opening a new social cafe in Ballyfermot, the controversial demolition of a house on O’Donovan Road, and the appropriateness of allowing more student housing in the Liberties were among the issues councillors discussed at a recent meeting.
In Ballyfermot, Concerns Over Future of School and Monastery Site
The site has been sold to an unknown buyer, the brothers have been moved out, and the school is due to close in June. What then? local residents and councillors worry. Will it sit vacant for years?
Would Money for Empty Bottles Help Ease Littering?
Independent Councillor Vincent Jackson says he has been pushing for a refundable deposit scheme since 1995, but that the response from government to him has been that it “doesn’t suit”.
A Drama Group Spreads Theatre in Ballyfermot and Cherry Orchard
“It was awesome,” said Alex Traynor, aged nine. He couldn’t rate the performance, he said because “there is not a number big enough”.
In Ballyfermot, a Plan for a Second-Chance Cafe
Sunniva Finlay and her team have noticed how tough it is for people recovering from substance-abuse issues to find decent work. So they’re trying to plug that gap.