In years past, the edges of verges and greens were often left untrimmed because the council didn’t want to pay contractors to do it. It’s a different story now, though.
Tag: green space
Council Briefs: On Adding More Greenery in Stoneybatter, and Social Housing
Councillors in the Central Area met on Tuesday and talked, among other things, about plans to ask those in Stoneybatter where they’d like more plants and greenery.
What Some LE19 Candidates Say They’ll Do to Improve City Parks and Greenery
Some said they wanted a community-led approach to green spaces. Others said some parks were underused and could be reimagined for broader range of residents.
Council Briefs: The Future of Kilmainham Mills, Blocked off Green Space, and More
Dublin City Council has been doing general upkeep of the Kilmainham Mills site and set up a group to look at its future, councillors learnt recently.
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.
Marrowbone Lane Site: Rezoned, but Sporting Liberties Still Pushing for Different Vision
They want 334 homes on the land, rather than 100 homes.
A Student Complex in the Liberties Gates Off Its Green Space
Local residents are keeping a watchful eye over possible losses of green space in the Liberties.
In the North Inner City, Greening Stagnates
Ballybough has just one tree for every 317 residents, a 2016 survey found. But locals say there’s been little progress on fixing that.
On Weaver Square, Allotment-Holders Get Ready to Pack Up
The council plans to move out the onions, peas, chard, raspberries and children digging in the dirt, and build social housing for some of the hundreds of families in the area who are on the waiting for it.
Bridgefoot Street: Should There be Housing, a Park, or Both?
What should go on this site? The area desperately lacks green space for children to play in, but the number of homeless families in hotels continues to rise.