These include Widow Street, Mao Street, Meat Street and Something Stupid Street.
Learning about Viking dogs is a way to connect with those who lived thousands of years ago, says Ruth Carden. “They seem so far removed.” But they also had pets.
It’s nothing to do with Marvel’s Spider-Man, says artist Kathleen O’Brien. Its meaning is rooted in the history of its north inner-city neighbourhood.
Francis Ducie has been modelling for artists across Dublin since 2007. “He’s kind of famous in his own way,” says Alan Clarke, an artist who teaches at NCAD
Dublin City Council held a plebiscite on the proposed name change, although there were only two qualified voters on the street.
Today, some workers there are treading the same floors as their fathers, grandfathers, and even great-grandfathers.
The trio from Ringsend nearly made it huge in the 1990s, signing to a major label in London – but then that fell apart.
Dublin City Council is in the midst of writing its new development plan, for 2022–2028, which will include what kind of building should be allowed where.
“We vote in Ranelagh, but we feel Rathmines,” says Trowdy Ferguson, rocking the pram back and forth on the garden path, on Belgrave Square.
If Bridgefoot Street seems strangely wide for such a short city-centre road, that’s because it was once destined to be part of something much larger.