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Tag: Dublin 8
In the Tenters, a Post Office’s Closure Catches Some Locals Off Guard
In the Spar on New Street South, it often had long queues. Now locals will have to travel further for pensions, social protection, disability allowances, and postal services.
Captain Fry Wants to Make You Feel Better with Neapolitan Fried Foods
The frittatina – a fritter loaded with bucatini pasta and scamorza cheese – is his “something different”.
New Cafe Aims to Offer Best Breakfast Roll in Dublin 8
“Like, as in a really savage, decent breakfast sandwich,” says Kristin Rowe. No sourdough or avocados involved.
New Plans for Housing on South Circular Road Propose Smaller Towers, but Residents’ Groups Still Sceptical
“We still feel there is an awful lot wrong with this one,” says Joe Clarke of Player’s Please and Dublin 8 Residents Association.
Issue 72: By Andrew O’Connell
“My image captures the harshness of nature as it has reclaimed this space during 15 years of being uncared for while big developers argue over their future plans.”
Will the St James’s Walk Linear Park Be Somewhere to Go, or Somewhere to Go Through?
Some residents who have been campaigning to make it a park, now worry that the plan is for much of it to be a cycle track, first and foremost.
National Childcare Scheme Leaves Neediest Children Behind, Say Dublin 8 Community Workers
It would make financial sense for after-school clubs to turn away children of non-working parents, says Austin Campbell of the Robert Emmet CDP. But “we don’t want to leave them behind. So we lose money.”
Land Development Agency Started to Plan Co-Living for Dublin 8 Site, Suggest Minutes
“Members emphasised the importance of differentiating this scheme from other co-living schemes which have received negative media attention,” say meeting minutes from June 2019. The idea was dropped, said an LDA spokesperson.
In Blackpitts, Designs for New Mosque Blend Dublin Victoriana and Mughal Architecture
“There’s not an indigenous Dublin architecture and then other architecture that doesn’t belong,” says architect Dominic Stevens.