Shops in Phibsboro Join Neighbourhood Pact to Go Greenby Sean Finnan
From cutting waste to reducing air miles on products they sell, several businesses in Phibsboro have set themselves goals for being more environmentally friendly.
Music at Marrowbone Books: Elizabeth Laprelleby Martin Cook
In this month’s podcast, Laprelle talks about ballads and banjos, combining storytelling with music, and the influence of her hometown barber – and she sings a bit, in the bookshop.
Also this week
- Council Briefs: New Traveller Accommodation, Affordable Housing Priorities, and Insulating Council Homes
- At Trinity College Dublin, There Are Plans to Install Disabled Bike Parking
- With Changes Coming, a Call to Make Sure Harold's Cross Is "Age-Friendly"
- Ebun: On Responding to Subtle Acts of Discrimination
Ballymun Should Have at Least One Pub, Local Residents Sayby Sean Finnan
“No shops, no pubs, no entertainment for the kids, we’ve to go on the bus to the bingo,” says Dinagh Neeson. “There’s nowhere to socialise.”
A Dublin Artist Carries on a Centuries-Old Traditionby Nicky Daly
“Adrienne is our chosen iconographer at the cathedral,” says the Very Revd Dermot Dunne, the dean of Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral.
What's Next Plan for Council-Owned Vacant Site on Fishamble Street?by Aura McMenamin
Residents nearby would like a community centre. But “there are no government funds” to build community centres in Dublin, a council spokesperson said.
Ebun: On Responding to Subtle Acts of Discriminationby Ebun Joseph
“What should I do if an employee of a venue treats me unprofessionally as organiser of a cultural event, because she doesn’t like other cultures?” a reader asks. Ebun offers advice.
With Changes Coming, a Call to Make Sure Harold's Cross Is "Age-Friendly"by Aura McMenamin
There’s a system for making Dublin neighbourhoods officially “age-friendly”, but nowhere in the city has earned that title for several years now.
At Trinity College Dublin, There Are Plans to Install Disabled Bike Parkingby Erin McGuire
The needs of disabled people who cycle haven’t always been on the agenda in infrastructure plans around the city, but some say they should be.
Council Briefs: New Traveller Accommodation, Affordable Housing Priorities, and Insulating Council Homesby Aura McMenamin
At their June monthly meeting, Dublin city councillors discussed plans for building new Traveller accommodation in the coming years, insulating council-owned homes, and more.