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Dublin City Council and An Bórd Planeála reject plans for Kilmainham hotel development

An Bórd Planeála(ABP) have rejected appeals from Ladas Property Company Limited for an 80-room hotel at 30 Old Kilmainham, Kearn’s Place, Kilmainham.  Dublin City Council originally rejected the proposals in January of this year, only for the…

Creativity in Adversity – Lockdown and the meaning behind ‘TheArtOfAsbestos’

Creativity in Adversity – Lockdown and the meaning behind  ‘TheArtOfAsbestos’

“TheArtOfAsbestos”, often shortened to ‘Asbestos’ is the distinctive moniker by which a Dublin street artist operates in and around Dublin City Centre. Amassing 4,500 Instagram followers, the unidentified artist has experienced wide popularity with his ‘Lost’ series of…

Liberties Greening Strategy bearing fruit as Bridgefoot Park slated for summer 2021 opening

Liberties Greening Strategy bearing fruit as Bridgefoot Park slated for summer 2021 opening

Dublin City Council have confirmed that construction of a community park bounded by Bridgefoot Street, Island Street, Bonham Street and Robert Emmet Walk is set to finish by early next…

Local Property Tax Cut – Expensive Theatrics in Dublin City Council

Local Property Tax Cut – Expensive Theatrics in Dublin City Council

Monday, September 21st, saw Dublin City Council vote in favour of maintaining a 15% cut on Local Property Tax (LPT) for city homeowners. The vote came amidst controversy, as many,…

A Liberties Legend, Cllr John Gallagher is quietly laid to rest

A Liberties Legend, Cllr John Gallagher is quietly laid to rest

By James Godson and Christopher O’Flaherty WITHOUT his family in attendance, or the public to guard his honour, John Gallagher’s coffin arrived at Mount Jerome, Harold’s Cross on April 2nd,…