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University’s planned Grangegorman move leaves students unsettled in crisis

University’s planned Grangegorman move leaves students unsettled in crisis

TU Dublin has plans to have more than 10,000 students on its Grangegorman campus on Dublin’s Northside next September – but many of them are scheduled to be in buildings…

Classrooms are closed, but many students remain in crowded housing

Classrooms are closed, but many students remain in crowded housing

By Fantine Carron STUDENTS who remain in tight accommodation around Dublin city are fearful for their safety in the Covid-19 pandemic crisis. Thousands of students live in the area. Griffith…

A pizza good news for hospital workers, with local help

A pizza good news for hospital workers, with local help

THE pizzas just keep coming to feed workers in St James’s Hospital and the Mater Hospital in Dublin. The Feed the Frontline initiative by two Dublin-8 businesses – the Circular…

Local shop helps keep frontline workers on their bikes

PAUL McQuaid of River Cycles on the Liffey quays at Usher Island is offering free repairs on bicycles for those who are working on the frontline in the current crisis.…

James’s doctor ‘goes viral’ in appeal for hospital gowns

A RESPIRATORY doctor at St James’s Hospital has appealed to anyone in a position to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) for use by hospital workers. The appeal, retweeted more than…

‘Co-living’ complex at Fumbally Lane gets permission despite objections

DUBLIN City Council recently approved plans by Britain’s “largest co-living company”, The Collective, to construct a new development containing dozens of co-living units at the corner of New Row South…

At the heart of the community, SICCDA awaits return to normality

At the heart of the community, SICCDA awaits return to normality

A COMMUNITY-BASED development association in the heart of the Liberties is striving to provide a range of services despite the shutdown. The South Inner City Community Development Association (SICCDA) is…

GAA clubs find new ways to contribute in a time of crisis

MEMBERS of Templeogue Synge Street GAA club are certainly doing their bit in the fight against Covid19. The State’s chief medical officer Tony Holohan is a club member, as is…

‘Bus Connects’ route consultations extended until autumn

‘Bus Connects’ route consultations extended until autumn

BUS Connects has delayed its public consultation on new bus routes for Dublin until sometime in September. There was supposed to be a public consultation on  April 17th, but that…

Supporting hospital workers can get you a medal

A VIRTUAL run, walk, treadmill or cycle event in aid of St James’s Hospital and other Dublin hospitals has been launched by Bling Hunters – an organisation that helps connect…

GRUB is a gift as GAA club helps feed the isolated

GRUB is a gift as GAA club helps feed the isolated

A CARVERY based in Cabra GAA club Naomh Finbarra has been delivering dinners and groceries to people in isolation – and using social media to spread the word. Carl Turner…

Impromptu concerts brighten up quarantine

Impromptu concerts brighten up quarantine

WITH nothing to do, two musicians, freelance classical musician Caimin Gilmore and Liz McLaren, a violinist with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra, decided they would play duets together in their…