“It’s an old establishment, it’s part of Inchicore,” says Peter Keegan. “Another story, another chapter.”
Tag: city folk
On Aungier Street, Teenagers Line up to Buy Crystals
“It’s queues all the time now,” says Danieli Rangel, a shop assistant at Dervish Books and Holistic Centre. “I’ve never felt so overwhelmed.”
In Ringsend, a Pall-Bearer Carries on a Local Tradition
If someone in the Ringsend area dies, Eoin Dunne will knock on their door and offer the service of carrying the coffin over the bridge.
A Japanese Chef, While Learning English, Practises Her Craft at Home
Asako Sasaki has worked at a Michelin-starred restaurant in London, written three cookbooks, and is polishing her English so she can move on to her next project: teaching people in Dublin to cook.
In the Liberties, The Little Flower Centre Is Still Blooming after 108 Years
“I’ve worked all over, every aspect of catering,” says long-time Chef Ray Juthan. “But I’ve never gotten as much satisfaction as I have now.”
At Mansion House, a Family Keeps the Tradition of the Live Crib Alive
For more than 30 years, members of one family have shepherded animals from their small farm in Enniskerry to Dublin’s city centre.
In Inchicore, Ageing Mods, Punks and Rockers Live Their Scooter Dreams
“We’re a scooter club, so if you rock up on a Lambretta, rock up on a Vespa, rock up on a Suzuki, you’re welcome,” says Alfreda O’Brien Kavanagh.
A Museum of North Inner-City Folklore Needs a New Home, Quick
Terry Fagan’s been gathering stories and mementos since 1970. He has a museum on Railway St, but his landlord’s selling up, and he’s not sure where to take his collection next.
In Knocklyon, an Oasis for Model Railway Lovers
The South Dublin Model Railway Club is stuffed with tracks, trains and literature – all lovingly cared for by its members. But they say their hobby is fading.
Behind the Glass at the GPO’s Counter 14
Debbie Gilligan likes to talk to people face-to-face. Not at the other end of a phone or computer. No, she’s always worked at the counters.