“The spirit of Capel Street is really old Dublin,” says architect Bernard Seymour. “It’s an old trading street and it still has this individual vibe.”
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In Cabra, Council Considering Making Changes to Give the 17 Shops More of a “Village Feel”
After an event that took over some parking spots last month and put in benches and tables, some shopkeepers recognised the benefits of adding seating, a council report says.
Council Briefs: Hanlon’s Corner Traffic Changes, Barrow Street Revamp, Community Grants, and More
These were some of the issues Dublin city councillors discussed at recent meetings of their South East, Central, and North Central area committees.
In the Docklands, the Council Teams up with Google to Revamp Barrow Street
While the council sees such partnerships as an opportunity, some councillors are wary about whether they’ll lead to certain areas of the city being favoured over others.
Photo Book Records Skateboarders’ Eulogy to Portobello Square, Now in a Box
Jake Hoffman’s book features portraits of skaters, each alongside a handwritten note with their reflections on the square and its importance to them.
In Long War on Street Clutter, Councillors Decide Next Battleground Will Be a Corner in Stoneybatter
The council intends to carry out a wider culling of street clutter too, according to the new draft city development plan. But the last plan said that too.
On O’Connell Street, the Liberator’s Head Is Coated in Bird Poo, and Erin’s Hand Is Bandaged Up
Dublin City Council hasn’t answered a series of questions about cleaning and maintenance of the statues on O’Connell Street, and elsewhere.
Does O’Connell Street Need a “Champion”?
They could transform the central avenue, says one architect, who suggests a custodian be appointed by national government. A street manager at the council may be the way to go, say others.
Major Revamp of Ballymun’s Main Plaza Could Start Next Year
Plans show many more trees and greenery, an amphitheatre, seating, and more – all coming together to make the plaza more like a park.
A Gap in a Hedge at St Anne’s Park Opens on to a Secluded Chinese Landscape
There are more than 60 classical Suzhou gardens in China. There’s one in Dublin, too.