UEFA Unofficial Roam the City, Bringing Community Football With Themby Sean Finnan
“What we discovered is public pitches are generally made to prevent anti-social behaviour,” says Gavin Fahy. But “they also prevent social behaviour”.
Brushing Up: The Hexagons on North Strand Roadby Nicky Daly
The inspiration for “Hexagon” came from nature, says artist Steven Doody. It teaches us that the hexagon is the most efficient shape.
Also this week
Developer in South Docklands Urged Council to Demolish Rundown Social Housingby Lois Kapila
Hibernia REIT asked the council for a land swap or joint venture. A spokesperson said Tuesday that the company thought there was room for a more attractive development with more social homes.
Site Long Promised for Traveller Accommodation, Now Set for Noneby Laoise Neylon
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council says it no longer plans to sell off the land – but the site is still excluded from a draft Traveller accommodation strategy.
A City Tour Reveals the Infrastructure of the Internet All Around Usby Lois Kapila and Conor Humphries
“We can challenge and subvert network systems simply by highlighting where they are,” said Paul O’Neill, an activist-academic, to a group on a recent Saturday.
As Some Graffiti Walls are Lost, Council Considers More "Legal Walls"by Eimear Dodd and Aura McMenamin
Dublin City Council has connected some groups in the city seeking brighter walls with graffiti artists. It’s working on sorting more spots.
Should Tenants Get a Say in New Code of Conduct for Letting Agents?by Sean Finnan
The Property Services Regulatory Authority (PRSA) is drawing up a code of conduct for those it oversees – which will cover issues such as fees charged to tenants.
The City Needs More Public Showers and Toilets, Some Sayby Sean Finnan
“This isn’t just about homelessness,” says Alice Leahy. “This is much broader than that. It is as if we have become so informed that we are forgetting about the basics.”
Council Briefs: Weaver Square Allotments, Plans for Cherry Orchard, and Traffic in Rathminesby Erin McGuire and Aura McMenamin
Councillors discussed the fate of allotment holders pushed out of Weaver Square, plans for developing Cherry Orchard, and results of a traffic-calming experiment.