For many years, the club has called the pitches in the Alfie Byrne Park home. Now it’s asking Dublin City Council for a lease.
Tag: East Wall
How the Government Created an Opening for Anti-Immigration Activists to Exploit in East Wall
The failure to ease the housing crisis, a lack of consultation, and a series of measures cast as cracking down on asylum seekers, have all contributed, some locals and politicians say.
A Song Collector Gathers and Shares Lyrics About His Dublin Neighbourhood, East Wall
Macdara Yeates grew up surrounded by music, but none of it was about where he was from. To find that, he’s had to look harder.
In East Wall, Councillors Want Residents’ Ideas for Cutting Down on Car Traffic
Residents say cars take short-cuts through tiny streets, and also roam the area looking for free parking. Councillors want their views on how to fix this.
How a Butcher Amassed a Photo Archive for East Wall
A tradition began in East Wall of people dropping in, to share a photo to put on display – an analogue timeline in a butcher’s shop window.
A Pigeon-Racing Club Readies for the Start of the Season
“It’s a great hobby,” says John Thompson, a member of the East Wall club. “And you have to have a bit of banter. Some people can’t take it. Me, I cry.”
Cyclists Say a Deadly Junction in East Wall Remains Dangerous
Neil Fox has been hearing from cyclists who commute through the intersection where his sister was killed more than two years ago. In her memory, he wants to make it safe.
In East Wall, a Plan for a City Farm
City farms let people visit with animals, grow food, and attend workshops. But some worry that they also “encourage the archaic idea that animals are merely for our entertainment”.