Black-Mould Brie, Anyone? An Art Project Comes to the Cityby Aura McMenamin
Artist Avril Corroon’s exhibition of toxic cheese wheels, made from mould in Dublin and London’s apartments and workplaces, opens soon at the LAB Gallery.
Older and Younger Ballymuners Meet to Brainstorm the Benefits of Safer Communitiesby Laoise Neylon
A pilot project is exploring the idea that greater connectedness across generations can make safer neighbourhoods.
What Help Does the State Offer the Children It Raises, Once They Turn 18?by Laoise Neylon
Those advocating for children leaving state care have tried repeatedly to highlight issues with the aftercare policies, and how they’re resourced.
What Happens When a Chef and a Marine Ecologist Work Together on Dishesby Lois Kapila
The Food Smart Dublin project aims not only to reintroduce forgotten seafood recipes to the Dublin diet, but also to show why its smart to use some seafoods more than others.
Keen on Composting but Unable to Get Brown Bins, Some Turn to Wormeriesby Laoise Neylon
Celia Somlai keeps “hundreds or thousands” of the wiggly fellas in a wooden wormery in her living room, and feeds most of her food waste to them.
Some Residents Have Ideas for Local Metrolink Station – They Just Wish TII Would Listenby Donal Corrigan
Plans to put the Collins Avenue Station under the lawn of Our Lady of Victories, and to have a shaft popping up out of Albert College Park need fixing, residents say.
Council Briefs: Mapping Culture, a Makeover for Kimmage, and Monitoring in Ringsendby Aura McMenamin and Erin McGuire
Whether parking is the best use for a council-owned site in Beggars Bush was also among the issues Dublin city councillors discussed at meetings recently.
Anseo, Reviewedby Daniel Seery
Úna-Minh Kavanagh’s memoir tells of her adoption in Vietnam, upbringing in Kerry and move to Dublin – and it’s a celebration of the Irish language, writes our reviewer.
Doireann: These Are Your Rights If You Report a Crime to Gardaíby Doireann Ansbro
There needs to be a Victims’ Rights Ombudsman, who can oversee complaints by victims where their rights are not upheld, writes a senior policy officer with ICCL.