People often head for Stephen’s Green to learn about Dublin’s great writers, artists and thinkers, but they miss out if they skip Dorset Street, says historian John Seery.
Tag: Dorset Street
The Old Fire Station in Dorset Street, Where Model Railways Are Made – for Now
The Model Railway Society of Ireland is looking for a new headquarters, as it is set to be displaced by a council plan to build 163 new homes.
On Dorset Street, Have Plans to Rejuvenate the Community Included All Voices?
Dorset Street Together won praise at a recent council committee meeting for bringing the local community together – but some immigrant businesses say they hadn’t heard anything about it.
An Artist Takes on the Absurdities of the Irish Public Health System
Among other projects, Áine O’Hara is working on an interactive game show where people can come into the gallery and play to win or lose their health.
A Family Business Offers Romanian Pastries and Cakes – and Mini-Breakfasts, Too
“We were thinking of a name for them in English,” says Laura Amariei, of their lángosok. “So we call them ‘crazy doughnuts’.”
An Animation Studio Builds Films with Cardboard, Vaseline, and Foil
In a small studio off Dorset Street, the team behind Paper Panther Productions work on their stop-gap animated stories.
Purple Yam or Screwpine Cakes, Anyone?
From a storefront on Dorset Street, Gold Ribbon Bakeshoppe sells traditional Filipino pastries and more.
Debate on Future of Dorset Street Deepens
Post-it notes with feedback on a vision for the future of Dorset Street show mixed feelings around the neighbourhood.
On Dorset Street, a New Cultural Hub
Ellen Aveiro used to be a prison administrator in Paranagua, in southern Brazil. These days, she runs a community centre on Dorset Street.
On Dorset Street, the Authentic Tastes of Mumbai
At Cakes N’ More in the north inner city, Venu Sood cooks up affordable Indian snacks from poha and panipuri, to fresh, hot samosas.