“I’m completely disappointed but I’m not surprised,” says Robert Murphy, who chairs the local TidyTowns. “We’re left waiting on everything.”
Plans for Edible Garden, Nature Play and Cycle Lane for St James’ Linear Park
It’s the next phase in developing the park along a skinny kilometre of the Luas Red Line from Basin View in the east to Suir Road Bridge in the west.
In Portobello, Regular Visitors to St Kevin’s Park Wonder What Happened to the Trees
Two ash trees there are in natural decline, the council says, so they chopped some branches to keep them as healthy as possible, and visitors safe – but did they cut too much?
In Killester, a Proposed Park Would Commemorate the Area’s Connection to the First World War
Recognising Ireland’s fraught relationship with the Great War, the design seeks to strike a neutral and inclusive tone, backers say.
Big Revamp of Kildonan Park in Finglas Voted Through by Council
But funding is not yet in place. “The plans are great. The most important thing is that they get delivered,” said one councillor.
Site at St Anne’s Park Should Be Rezoned to Make Building Homes on It Easier, Recommends Council Chief
Local councillors are proposing to rezone it for recreational use instead, so that the playing fields there can be opened back up and retained.
Council Briefs: Calmer Traffic on Pigeon House Road, a New Tearoom, and More
These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their South East Area Committee.
In Phibsborough, a Park That’s Always Been Locked May Soon Open
The Mater Hospital, which owns the Four Masters Park, says it hopes to make the park accessible to the public in the near future.
A Researcher Wants Help Recording Quiet Spots in the City
Elsewhere, there are movements towards creating respite from noise pollution in urban centres. But there’s little research done in Dublin, says Sibéal Devilly.
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.