So they can go play with their families and friends without adding to “the traffic and our own carbon footprint”, says Róisín Walsh.
Council Briefs: Promoting Fairtrade in Finglas, and a New Playground in Kilmore West
These were among the issues councillors discussed at recent council meetings of their North West and North Central Area committees.
In Finglas, the Council Plans to Build a Welcoming Place for Teens to Hang Out
It’s starting by running a consultation to ask local teenagers, and their parents or guardians, what they need and want.
In Clongriffin, Residents Want to Make a Public Playground Better for Kids with Disabilities
The council’s play development officer says she wants to meet with a representative of the Clongriffin Community Association and others to see the playgrounds at Father Collins Park and talk solutions.
How Is the Council Planning to Improve Play in the City?
The vision in its draft strategy is a good first step, say those advocating for a more playful city. But they’ll be keeping an eye on whether the resources are put in to back it up.
For Homeless Children Staying with Their Families in “Hubs”, There’s a Lack of Places to Play
“The importance of play to children is clear and is protected by the UN Convention on the Rights of Children via Article 31,” says Ombudsman for Children Niall Muldoon.
The Council Is Preparing a Strategy to Make the City Better for Kids to Play In
Old-timers can remember when children roamed, finding things to do, games to play. But the city has changed, childhood has changed – and the streets are emptier now.
Council Briefs: Smells in Sandymount, and Prettier Playgrounds
A “shocking” smell at Sandymount Strand and a playground at Harold’s Cross Park were among the issues Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting.
Council Briefs: The Pride Parade Route, Playgrounds, and Free Public Wifi
The Pride parade should get to march down O’Connell Street this year, and not have to duck down any side streets, according to a motion councillors supported Monday.
Council Briefs: Plans for Lots of New Parks and Playgrounds
Literary parks, destination playgrounds, and a sculpture park are all mooted in a draft plan for parks that is out for public consultation at the moment.