Cherry Orchard Misses Out Again on Funding for Amenitiesby Laoise Neylon
Around 8,000 people live in Cherry Orchard, but there are no playing pitches, no cafes or restaurants, no health centre and only one shop.
Council Plans to Tackle Pollution in Water at Grand Canal Dockby Laoise Neylon
Currently, most of the pollution in the water body comes from dirty water that gushes in through a storm pipe when it rains heavily.
A Poem, Co-Written by Young Men, Reveals What Shapes Their Livesby Stephanie Costello
It’s part of a wider projected called “What Does He Need?” which is trying to create a public conversation about the current state of masculinity.
A Tenant Faces Eviction Because of Her Dogby Shamim Malekmian
The agency “confirmed that pets are okay, so I went ahead and adopted my Ziggy”, says Laura Loos. A few months later though, they warned she would have to leave.
In Glasnevin, a Florist Hopes to Encourage Bouquets Sourced Closer to Homeby Claudia Dalby
Most of Ireland’s flowers are imported year round from Holland, says Mélie Desbrosse. “It doesn’t make sense to me that flowers have to take planes.”
Drimnagh Needs More for Young People to Do, Says Task Force Reportby Claudia Dalby
“The guts of the report is about getting extra resources for the community,” said Mick O’Reilly, chairperson of the task force.
The Alliance of Pirates, Reviewedby Daniel Seery
This book “is a must have for those investigating the history of piracy … or even for those who just want to see the fact beyond the fiction”.