At the Darc Space gallery on North Great George’s Street until 9 July, an exhibition plays “what if” with the Phibsboro neighbourhood.
College Green: What We Know and What We Don't
Business associations, councillors, and cycling advocates all seem happy with plans for a grand sweeping plaza that aim to transform College Green into a glorious civic space.
What's Going On With Aldborough House?
“Is there going to be anything done with Aldborough House?” a reader asked. “It seems a great shame to let it go to waste.” So, we thought we’d do an update.
There's a New Cycling and Pedestrian Officer in Town
Dublin City Council has filled its Cycling and Walking Promotion Officer position. We’re not allowed to interview her for the next few months, but here’s what we know.
Big Oops: We Might Have Lost the Plan for Phibsboro
For the last 18 months, Phibsboro residents and local councillors have worked hard to come up with a vision to shape the neighbourhood. They may just have bungled the last step.
The Battle Continues Over the Future of Wolfe Tone Park
If all goes as planned, we will see Dublin City Council’s draft proposal for Wolfe Tone Park early next year. Should it include a new cafe?
Council Examines Plans to Transform College Green
On Monday, Dublin City Council saw proposals to remake College Green. If all goes to plan, the design will be up for public consultation by next month.
Who's on the Board of the National Transport Authority?
The government has finally filled six vacancies, but it’s done so quietly, and without providing information required by public-appointments guidelines.
Tell City Council What You Want for O'Connell Street
Dublin City Council has a new plan, which is basically the same as the old plan, to improve O’Connell Street. But should it? And can it?
DIT's Move Means Big Changes for Dublin Communities
DIT’s move from a constellation of Southside sites to a consolidated Grangegorman campus will shift tens of thousands of students, changing communities.
Redux: Councillors Vote Again to Lower Local Property Tax
At City Hall on Tuesday, councillors voted for a 15 percent decrease in the local property tax after a debate that centered on whether it is a progressive tax.
City Council to Consider Plans to Address Climate Change
The council will soon consider two new climate-change strategy documents, and councillors have a host of energy-conservation and transport-transformation ideas.
A Community Group Struggles to Revive Wolfe Tone Park
What once was a grassy community park is now a gravel lot used for parking, portable toilets and ticketed events. Residents want to restore it to what it once was.
Opposition to "Favoured" Liffey Cycle Route Grows
The honeymoon period for the “favoured” option for a new Liffey Cycle Route seems to be over. Local residents say it wouldn’t be good for the neighbourhood.
Council Considers Ending Use of "Carcinogenic" Weedkiller
The debate about how to kill our weeds without killing ourselves continues: Dublin City Councillor Ciaran Cuffe called yesterday for a new approach to ridding the city of unwanted plants. He might get his wish.
For Favoured Liffey Cycle Route, Some Roadblocks
While a plurality of respondents said they wanted Option 3 for the planned Liffey Cycle Route, there are challenges to making it a reality.
The Woman Who Wants a Roundup-Free Dublin
Kaethe Burt-O’Dea wants Dublin City Council to stop using a weedkiller she believes is carcinogenic. She’d rather see us learn to love our weeds, or spend time outside, pulling up weeds the old-fashioned way, and meeting each other.
Living City: Is It Time To Go Denser?
As Dublin starts to build again, is it time to embrace denser living? And what might that look like in practice?