The draft plan as it stands includes extending the library, adding an open square, and some changes to make the area a bit less “vehicularly-focused”.
In Ringsend, a Winter Wonderland Goes Pro
In past years, kids kept for some reason thinking Santa was someone they knew, say organisers. (Parent advisory)
From Cromwell to Covid, a Walking Tour Journeys Through the History of Ringsend’s Pubs
In 1850 there were 12 pubs but only about 2,500 people in the area, says local historian Eddie Bohan, a former lounge boy, bartender and publican.
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 Ringsend, Bollards Open Up Road for Cyclists, Pedestrians and Children Playing
The council is now planning to decide whether to make the temporary bollards and planters that stop rat running on Pigeon House Road permanent.
Pfizer Vaccinating Its Own Non-Essential Workers in Dublin Today
“Our employees are critical to our efforts and as we supply the world with our vaccine, we are looking at ways to protect and care for our people,” a Pfizer spokesperson said.
Years After Major Flooding, Some Residents in Ringsend and Irishtown Say They Can’t Get Flood Insurance
Despite DCC and the OPW spending approximately €50m on flood prevention measures, residents are still finding it difficult to get flood insurance for their homes.
In Ringsend, Locals Resist a Proposed 15-Storey Development with No Social Housing
“These plans could set a dangerous precedent for the development of the area and are likely to be replicated elsewhere,” says local resident Shay Connolly.
In Ringsend and Irishtown, a Community Centre Offers a Kind of Mobile Library
They post their book list online and invite those in the area to order what they want dropped off to them.
Older Residents in Ringsend Council Complex Say They Feel Unsafe in Their Homes
They have few suggestions as to what would make the complex safer: CCTV, better security for the entrance and a person on site all the time to ensure the welfare of those who live in the complex.