Simon Auffret is a journalism student at IUT Lannion who has also studied at Dublin Institute of Technology. He loves data and maps, and ideas for Dublin data and maps. So send them his way: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dublin City Council's Budget, Visualised
The council plans to spend €917 million in 2018 on services for the city. Explore what it plans to spend it on, and how that differs from 2017.
Who Owns Vacant and Derelict Dublin, Mapped
Even in the midst of a housing shortage, the city is dotted with vacant and derelict properties. We’ve mapped 389 of them and we’re open to more suggestions.
Here's How Dublin City Council Plans to Spend Its Money
Explore how Dublin City Council plans to spend its €862.5 million budget in the coming year with this handy data visualisation.
The Dublin Mayoral Debate
Dublin may get a directly elected mayor with real power. On 2 Nov., Dublin Inquirer invited five “candidates” to share their visions for the role.
In Temple Bar, El Grito Serves Up Real Mexican Tacos
Meals are under €10, and are usually served in less than 10 minutes. “I would find the same flavour back home,” says Hector Romero, who is from the Mexican state of Sinaloa.
Danger for Cyclists: the Luas Tracks on James' Street
On a strip on James’ Street where cyclists and the Luas are supposed to share the road, many on bikes opt to take to the pavement instead.
Which Councillors Go to the Most Meetings, Updated
Which Dublin city councillors went to the most meetings in the first half of this year? An update on councillor attendance.