Raheny News, first established in 1975, is still put together by volunteers, and still printed on the same green foolscap it always has been.
Council Briefs: The Future of Phoenix Park, the Arts After Covid, and a Raheny Clubhouse
In a flurry of council meetings this past week, councillors learnt about the possible future for Phoenix Park, and talked about resurrecting the city’s arts scene.
As Climate Changes, Engineers Work on Ways to Manage Santry River Flooding
They’re looking at bending it back towards its original route, and greening surrounding neighbourhoods. The EPA predicts increased flooding along rivers like the Santry.
With Changes Coming, a Call to Make Sure Harold’s Cross Is “Age-Friendly”
There’s a system for making Dublin neighbourhoods officially “age-friendly”, but nowhere in the city has earned that title for several years now.
An Bord Pleanála Decision Highlights the Ongoing Erosion of Local Councillors’ Powers
Councillors only have two major powers left, says independent Councillor Christy Burke. With one of these recently undermined, “there’s more power in a light bulb”.
Council Briefs: Housing at St Anne’s Park, “The Question of the Eighth”, and More
At their monthly meeting on Monday, councillors discussed a plan to build housing next to St Anne’s Park, how to decide who gets social housing first, the cancellation of a literary event, and more.
A Free City Farm Is Planned for St Anne’s Park
Children from across Dublin could soon be mucking in to take care of a few goats, a couple of pigs, a flock of ducks, and a brood of hens.
In Raheny, a Landmark Tree Is Reborn as a Sculpture
When the tree on the corner of St Anne’s Park was first clipped back, locals complained. Now, many are delighted.
This Water Is Not Fit for Human Consumption
In Raheny, there’s lead in the water. Who should pay to get it fixed?