If Bridgefoot Street seems strangely wide for such a short city-centre road, that’s because it was once destined to be part of something much larger.
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Now Finally Being Built, It’s Time to Name the New Park on Bridgefoot Street
Locals have several ideas for people it could be named after – Oliver Bond, Richie Taplin, Anne Devlin, Jimmy Holmes – but none of them might be allowed under council rules.
Changes Bring Uncertainty for Bridgefoot Street Gardeners
A community garden, allotments, and a Men’s Shed are being evicted so the council can build a new park. The plan includes bringing them back once it’s ready, but recent events have the gardeners worried.
A Gardener Seeks More Ideas for Bridgefoot Street Park
A council plan to turn a vacant lot into a community park is out for public consultation, and Richard Taplin wants as many people as possible to have their say.
Council Unveils Plans for Housing and Park on Bridgefoot Street
After discontent last summer, councillors and residents seem to be happy with the plans for the large vacant sites near the Oliver Bond flats.
The number of allotments in Dublin has been growing, but not fast enough to meet demand – waiting lists can be long. Dublin City Council is working on that.
In Dublin 8, a Community Garden Seeks Volunteers to Dig In
There’s a big patch of dirt in the middle of the Bridgefoot Street allotments that Richard Taplin would love to see more groups and individuals use.
Bridgefoot Street: Should There be Housing, a Park, or Both?
What should go on this site? The area desperately lacks green space for children to play in, but the number of homeless families in hotels continues to rise.