Peter McVerry Trust is in talks to buy the old James Weir Home for Nurses building for social housing, and the council looks set to take over the adjoining burial site.
The graveyard is a reminder of how important Quakers were to life in the south inner-city at one time, and some would like to see it better taken care of.
Clive Shannon used to play for the RTÉ symphony orchestra. These days he plays at Urban Plant Life on Cork Street.
After years of campaigning, a community group has pushed Dublin City Council into turning a vacant lot off Dublin 8’s Cork Street into a park. Digging is set to begin next month.