The aim is to sow the seeds of friendship – and artichokes (or whatever else they want to grow).
After an event that took over some parking spots last month and put in benches and tables, some shopkeepers recognised the benefits of adding seating, a council report says.
The council has issued an enforcement notice, indicating that what the owners built isn’t what they got permission for.
Locals and councillors say they’ll be watching to see whether a farmers’ market will work here – but that, long-term, they’d rather see the derelict site built out.
“I’m just so looking forward to getting involved,” said Carmel Maddock, at the first meeting of the Dublin 7 Women’s Shed.
The appearance of the building and surrounding site are bringing down the area, some councillors say. A representative of the owners says they’ve tried to maintain it.
Before the pandemic, there was a bustling schedule for older people in the community. Starting with new yoga classes, organisers are trying to bring it back.
Despite the success of Korean Kickboxing Cabra, the future of the club is in jeopardy. The converted warehouse where they’ve coached and trained for the last 10 years is mooted for demolition.
It’s ramp-it-up time at Dublin Circus Project. Earlier this month, the non-profit group of circus artists opened up new quarters at Bannow Road in Cabra.
Deputy Lord Mayor Cieran Perry talks about his involvement in the 1990s anti-drug movement and how the government needs to move faster on homelessness.