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.
Tag: Cork Street
A Burial Ground on Cork Street Hints at a Neglected History
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.
A Former Concert Pianist Plays Debussy Among the Ferns
Clive Shannon used to play for the RTÉ symphony orchestra. These days he plays at Urban Plant Life on Cork Street.
New Park for Cork Street, on the People’s (Council-Controlled) Land
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.