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.
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Council Works Up Plans to Improve Parts of Temple Bar
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.
Is There Room in the City for a Second Cultural Quarter?
A look at how the trials and tribulations of Temple Bar may help guide future cultural quarters across the city. If we need them.
For One Local Historian, a Rediscovery of Temple Bar
In the latest in his Dublin local history series, Maurice Curtis tries to uncover the many layers of Temple Bar.
Buskers, Dog Poo, and Temple Bar: December’s City Council Meeting
Dublin’s city councillors gathered Monday for their monthly meeting. Here’s what happened.
Councillors Push Back Plans to Sell Off Temple Bar Properties
At Monday’s meeting, councillors said they wanted to reflect before going ahead with the sale of commercial properties in Temple Bar.
Whatever Happened to Exchange Dublin?
It looks like the space is earmarked for a new use.
Residents: Don’t Let Our Temple Bar Turn Into “That” Temple Bar
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.
At Two New Restaurants, Seafood Dining Goes Casual
The owners of new restaurants Klaw and Catch 22 have a similar aim: to get Dubliners hooked on fish again.
The Iveagh Markets: Dublin’s Next Temple Bar?
Martin Keane’s plan to revive the shuttered Iveagh Markets promises to bring new businesses and customers to the Liberties – and perhaps gentrification.