Why Some Social Housing Schemes Have Taken Years to Progressby Laoise Neylon
A closer look at three social-housing schemes, chosen at random, suggests delays are caused by both the Department of Housing and the council.
Would You Be Willing to Sponsor a Dublin Inquirer Subscription for One of These Schools?by Sam Tranum
Here’s a list of teachers who’ve asked for subscriptions for their classes. We’ll match each subscription sponsored for them, doubling the impact of the gift.
It Was 100 Years Ago That the Tricolour Was First Raised Over City Hallby Laoise Neylon
These days it’s Ed Bowden, a member of Vexillology Ireland, who’s in charge of the city’s flags, including the tricolour fluttering over Dame Street.
In Blackpitts, Dubliners are Invited to Build Their Own Air-Pollution Sensorsby Lois Kapila
Jeffrey Roe is running a workshop at the TOG Hackerspace next month for those interested in making their own sensors, to track air pollution in their neighbourhoods.
In the Liberties, The Little Flower Centre Is Still Blooming after 108 Yearsby Erin McGuire
“I’ve worked all over, every aspect of catering,” says long-time Chef Ray Juthan. “But I’ve never gotten as much satisfaction as I have now.”
New Plan for Sean McDermott Street Laundry Site Includes a College Campusby Laoise Neylon
The National College of Ireland “is exploring multiple possibilities for expansion, including the site on Sean McDermott Street”, says Robert Ward, NCI’s marketing director.
On Capel Street, Matcha-Custard Bunsby Donal Corrigan
The waitress arrives with a bamboo basket. As she removes the lid, steam drifts up. She reveals three bright green buns.
Dean: Aoife Nessa Frances Has Made the First Great Irish Album of the Decadeby Dean Van Nguyen
“If a good new song is one you think you’ve heard before, then these cuts already feel as classic as a knitted jumper.”
The New Music, Reviewedby Luke Maxwell
In “The New Music”, a pianist’s life changes when he is diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s and moves into a shared Dublin house with three punk rockers.