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Andy: Dublin Is Well into Recovery … for Some

A recent government report noted that Dublin is doing much better than the rest of the country. That's true, but not everyone in the city is benefiting equally, writes UCD political economy lecturer Andy Storey.

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Beyond State Control

In the 1970s and 1980s, Dublin's Irish Film Theatre, beyond the censor's reach, played whatever films it pleased – to the great consternation of some.

Boom Time

Two reggae fans built themselves a massive Jamaican-style sound system. Problem is, it’s so big, and so loud, they have trouble finding a venue for it in Dublin.

Brushing Up: The Green Bench

One of Dublin’s charming idiosyncracies, Montague Street’s terrazzo bench was created in 1999 as part of a design for what was then known as the Milkbar.

EU Briefs

Here's some of what the EU has been doing recently that affects Dublin, from our correspondent in Brussels.

Republic of Data

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Cycle Collision Tracker

An ongoing project to identify dangerous spots for cyclists

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