Why Brazilian Graffiti Is Appearing on the City's Vacant Buildingsby Aura McMenamin
“Pixo”, which finds its origins in protests against urban inequality in Brazilian cities, has found a familiar canvas on derelict and vacant buildings around the Liberties and the Coombe.
For Four Decades in Rialto, Tom McLoughlin Has Had a Camera at the Readyby Erin McGuire
Almost by accident, his focus became the people and places in Fatima Mansions, the housing complex where he grew up, he says.
Also this week
Many Young People Who Leave State Care End Up Homeless – but It's Not Clear How Manyby Laoise Neylon
Neither Tusla nor the Dublin Region Homeless Executive have accessible data around how many, but some say they should. “We can only address a problem properly when we understand the scale of it.”
After Major Vote Is Deferred, What's Next for O'Devaney Gardens?by Lois Kapila
Councillors say they plan to meet with Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy sometime in the next month. But it looks like it’ll be hard to chart a path to an agreement.
Pilot Over Howth Reports Sighting Drone "20 Feet Outside of Our Wingtips"by Erin McGuire
People flying drones in Dublin in places where they shouldn’t “is a huge problem”, according to Fergal McCarthy, co-chair of the Unmanned Aircraft Association of Ireland.
Council Briefs: Participatory Budgeting, Co-living at Spencer Place, Protecting "Horse Boy" and Moreby Laoise Neylon and Lois Kapila
At meetings earlier this week, Dublin city councillors also approved a local area plan for Cherry Orchard, and discussed about how to tackle illegal parking on Montpelier Hill.
Having a Particularly Sociable Lord Mayor Was Expensiveby Laoise Neylon
As lord mayor, Nial Ring spent far more than his three immediate predecessors on food, drink and entertainment for lord mayor’s receptions.
Liam: Why We Need Independent Inspection of Garda Cellsby Liam Herrick
This bulwark against mistreatment in custody is absent in Ireland, writes the executive director of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties. “The consequences are grave.”