Temple Bar is at risk of losing its Icon Walk, due to persistent vandalism and damage. It needs better lighting, CCTV, and intervention to help it survive, say those who built it.
One idea in the redesign is to lay a smooth strip through the cobblestones on some streets to make it easier for cyclists and people in wheelchairs to navigate the neighbourhood.
A look at how the trials and tribulations of Temple Bar may help guide future cultural quarters across the city. If we need them.
In the latest in his Dublin local history series, Maurice Curtis tries to uncover the many layers of Temple Bar.
Dublin’s city councillors gathered Monday for their monthly meeting. Here’s what happened.
At Monday’s meeting, councillors said they wanted to reflect before going ahead with the sale of commercial properties in Temple Bar.
It looks like the space is earmarked for a new use.
Dublin City Council has decided to sell 25 properties it owns in the west end of Temple Bar. Affected businesses seem largely unruffled, but residents are worried their quiet enclave could turn into something like the temple of bars to the east.
The owners of new restaurants Klaw and Catch 22 have a similar aim: to get Dubliners hooked on fish again.
Martin Keane’s plan to revive the shuttered Iveagh Markets promises to bring new businesses and customers to the Liberties – and perhaps gentrification.