“Why is it beyond the capability of Dublin City Council to put in public toilets?” says Deirdre Nichol, chairperson of the Clontarf Residents Association.
More than two years ago, Dublin City Council started work on bringing a container cafe and toilet to the park. Maybe by mid-2024, it’s now saying.
“It looks like a public convenience … [but] it’s only a wannabee public convenience and is really just a big wooden box,” Mark Graham wrote to the council.
These were among the issues Dublin city councillors discussed at Monday’s meeting of the North Central Area Committee.
These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their arts, culture, leisure and recreation committee.
These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their South East Area Committee.
The organisation Changing Places is pushing for the installation of more better, higher-standard accessible bathrooms.
Soccer and Gaelic football clubs across the city are questioning why pitches don’t have adequate toilet facilities, and are raising it with the council.
A council spokesperson said the council will monitor the use of the toilets, and base future decisions on the information they collect.
“This isn’t just about homelessness,” says Alice Leahy. “This is much broader than that. It is as if we have become so informed that we are forgetting about the basics.”