A View of the Quarantined City at Night, from "The Best Taxi in Ireland"by Donal Corrigan
“Now, let me know if you see anybody because I certainly don’t,” says Brendan Fox, over a WhatsApp video call, his camera pointed to the road.
We're Stuck at Our Desks, Will You Help Us Keep in Touch with What's Going on Around the City?by Sam Tranum
Since we’re working from home these days, we’re hoping you can be our eyes and ears in your neighbourhood. If you’re willing, we’d love it if you would take a minute to fill out this little form.
A New Poetry Book Explores What Makes Finglas Homeby Stephanie Costello
Over the course of two months last year, members of various local community groups began writing about the place they were born or now live. Now they are preparing to launch their book.
Having a Hard Quarantine? Maybe You'd Like to Foster a Puppy, or a Lap Full of Kittensby Laoise Neylon
While loads of people are contacting the DSPCA about adopting pets to keep kids busy while normal life is on hold, the charity is encouraging fostering instead.
In Drimnagh, Group Looks for Joggers to Pick Up Where Council Leaves Offby Donal Corrigan
“People are looking for an excuse to get out and about, so why not double up on your exercise and get a bit of community spirit while you’re at it?” says Eoin Neylon of Tidy Drimnagh.
Are Social Tenants of Approved Housing Bodies Less Secure Than Council Tenants?by Laoise Neylon
Some have raised questions about whether AHBs respond proportionately to issues that come up. Some AHBs say they only move to end tenancies in extreme cases.
Big Deficit in Dublin City Council Yearly Budget Likely Due to Covid-19by Donal Corrigan
With a drop in rates and other revenue streams – and the need to ramp up some services – the council will have to turn to a bail-out from central government, say councillors.
How To Cook Medieval Mawmeneby Maeve L'Estrange
Ideas around how food made you feel influenced which ingredients were chosen for medieval recipes. Pick the wrong combo and you might end up inclined to sadness, or bad-tempered.