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Anger over anti-social behaviour on the quays

Anger over anti-social behaviour on the quays

Workers in retail shops along the quays say they have been facing what they see as an ‘increase in dangerous behavior from the public’. Many businesses such as Forbidden Planet…

‘Less grey, more play’ – 2023 competition to paint electricity boxes is open

‘Less grey, more play’ – 2023 competition to paint electricity boxes is open

Despite Dublin usually looking grey and rainy, you may find a pop of colour along the streets, from the corner of your eye – because of Dublin’s electricity boxes.  Dublin…

The Liberties parking problem

The Liberties parking problem

The Liberties have a parking problem, and it’s only getting worse. It’s no secret that town isn’t the best place to find parking, due to busy streets, crowded paths and…

Haircuts 4 Homeless Ireland to bring free grooming services to Smithfield this month

Haircuts 4 Homeless Ireland to bring free grooming services to Smithfield this month

‘Haircuts 4 Homeless Ireland’ are coming to Smithfield this month. The pop-up salon, staffed by trained volunteer hairdressers, will offer haircuts, beard trimming, and other grooming services to anyone who…

Cost of living crisis continues to hit local people

Cost of living crisis continues to hit local people

Rising food and electricity prices continue to be a major concern, especially for older residents living in Dublin 7. Locals have expressed anger and apprehension with the ongoing cost of…

Drug-driving a major issue in Dublin

Drug-driving a major issue in Dublin

Dublin faces a major problem of people driving under the influence of drugs, according to statistics released by the Garda. In just a few weeks in late December and early…

Victoria Secret and Davina Devine’s annual Pride Party is taking over Vicar Street this June

<strong>Victoria Secret and Davina Devine’s annual Pride Party is taking over Vicar Street this June</strong>

Victoria Secret and Davina Devine’s Pride festivities are back – taking over Vicar Street with their annual Pride Party, this June. Victoria and Davina’s Pride Party is one of Dublin’s…

Friends of the Iveagh Markets gather outside City Hall demanding action

Friends of the Iveagh Markets gather outside City Hall demanding action

On Monday, April 3, Dublin campaign group ‘Friends of the Iveagh Markets’ gathered outside City Hall for a protest. Stood with their banners, words, and vests – their message was…

The Virgin Mary: Dublin’s only alcohol-free bar closes its doors

The Virgin Mary: Dublin’s only alcohol-free bar closes its doors

Dublin’s only alcohol-free bar The Virgin Mary has announced its closure, following four successful years on Capel Street. The bar, named after the world’s most famous alcohol-free cocktail, released a…

Shopfront Improvement Scheme 2023 now open for applications

Shopfront Improvement Scheme 2023 now open for applications

Dublin City Council is now accepting applications for this year’s Shopfront Improvement Scheme.   The Shopfront Improvement Scheme is aimed at improving the appearance of independently owned shops that front public…

Drug use ‘out of control’ in Dublin’s Oliver Bond flats

Drug use ‘out of control’ in Dublin’s Oliver Bond flats

Residents living in the Oliver Bond complex off Bridgefoot Street in the Liberties have claimed that open drug use is “out of control” and that children are in danger. Locals…

Popular Liberties pub ‘The Clock’ closes

Popular Liberties pub ‘The Clock’ closes

Popular local pub ‘The Clock’ closed its doors for the final time in late February.   The Thomas Street pub took to Facebook to announce its closure with immediate effect as…