The council hopes to apply for a grant to repair the circular bandstand, which is damaged by corrosion. But first it needs to list it – also, the title deed is missing.
The Mysterious Case of the Track Marks, the Broken Neolithic Dolmen, and Its Missing Fence
In the Chapelizod area, the Knockmaree Dolmen, thought to be some 5,000 years old, was damaged earlier this month.
Often Seen in the 1960s as a Wife and Mother First, a New Exhibition Aims to Let Her Shine as an Artist
“Do art and housekeeping mix?” a 1963 article on Marianne Ågren-McElroy mused. “Some people would say that they don’t – especially long-suffering husbands.”
Too Many of the City’s Streets Honour Aristocrats, Landlords, and Slaveowners, Councillors Say
Streets named after people who profited from the enslavement of others – like Nassau St and the La Touche Bridge – should be renamed, says Councillor Nial Ring.
What Can Viking Dog Bones from Under the Aungier Street Lidl Tell Us About Medieval Society?
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.
Taking Back Control of Their Own History, Traveller Groups Map Places of Belonging – and Unbelonging – in Coolock
“It’s trying to create maps in which the Travellers are central to the story, and … challenging these histories of racism and marginalisation.”
The Zine “City Rocker” Remembers a Dublin of the 1980s and ’90s
“I don’t know, it’s to feel like you’re in a fantasy world of what Dublin used to be,” says Eddie Kenrick, on why he makes it.
Long Hidden, Don Wood’s Photos of Dublin’s Queer Community in the Early 1980s Emerge
Few of the photos have seen the light of day since they were originally taken, in 1980–83. Now they’re due to be presented to the Irish Queer Archive.
As Government Prepares to Wipe Historical Convictions for Gay Sex, Some Activists Say They Want It to Go Further
There should be, they say, a broader redress scheme for queer people who weren’t arrested and tried, but had their lives stolen by homophobic laws.
On Francis Street, Waiting for a Ruling on the Demolition of Two “Dutch Billys”
Owner Richard Smyth wants permission to replace the buildings dating back to the 18th century with a seven-storey complex including 24 apartments.