Has Further Protected Status Arrived Too Late for These North Great George’s Street Buildings?by Laoise Neylon
A seven-storey co-living development has already been granted planning permission to be built in plots that originally formed part of the protected properties.
A New Film Series Celebrates “Mad, Bad and Dangerous” Irish Womenby Donal Corrigan
“They have brought us to where we are today, especially for younger feminists and younger activists,” says director Emma O’Grady.
As Arrears Pile up Due to Covid-19, International Students Seek Relief from High Feesby Shamim Malekmian
For some international students in the city, the prospect of paying full, non-European fees for remote learning seems unjust.
How Did Pedestrianisation Trials Go in the City Centre?by Donal Corrigan
With the trials finished now, different parties have been running surveys on how it went – with different results.
Still No Answers on Environmental Impact of Cable Leaks across the Cityby Laoise Neylon
ESB, the EPA and environmental consultants continue to disagree over the severity of the impact on the environment, and even on whether or not the fluid leaked in 48 different spots is hazardous.
The Children of the Nation, Reviewedby Evgeny Shtorn
This anthology of poetry by working-class people from contemporary Ireland has many good points, but is unfortunately short of the voices of migrants, our reviewer writes.
Some Councillors Say Delays in Local Transport Infrastructure Are Down to Covid Mobility Programmeby Donal Corrigan
They are concerned that the Covid mobility plan is too focused on the city centre, meaning that transport matters in the suburbs are being neglected.
Be Good Or Be Gone, Reviewedby Luke Maxwell
“For me, the double act managed to win me over, I believed in the cousins and rooted for them because they believed in one another,” writes Luke Maxwell.
Council Briefs: Former Lord Mayor Resigns and Lowering City Speeds Defeated, for Nowby Laoise Neylon
Sinn Féin Councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh resigned from the council on Monday night, saying that she needs to look after her own mental health.