Archive for November 2020

GCID: New Innovation Hub for Dublin 4.

GCID: New Innovation Hub for Dublin 4.

Geneva Pattison Trinity College has announced that creating an Innovation Hub is the first step in their Grand Canal Innovation District plan. The Hub will be a place where start-ups and entrepreneurs can work and develop ideas. This new space […]

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Tenet and the outlook for cinemas

David Prendeville With cinemas now closed in the capital once more, the outlook is bleak for cinemas, not just in Dublin, but all over the world. The great hope was that Christopher Nolan’s Tenet would prove to be the much-needed […]

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Dublin’s future skyline and a history of high rise

Peter McNamara Since the beginning of Dublin’s housing crisis, politicians, planners, developers and Dubliners have been arguing about whether we should be building up and not out to solve our shortages. To some, the sky (and sky-scrapers) are the limit. […]

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Patsy Gallagher: The Mighty Atom (part 1)

Gavan Bergin Patrick ‘Patsy’ Gallagher was born in Milford Workhouse in Co. Donegal in 1891. He spent the first few years of his life living in Ramelton, a small village on the shores of Loch Swilly. When he was three, […]

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Activists fight York Road tower

Peter McNamara Ringsend community activists are working to prevent a tower development proposal on York Road from being more than doubled in height. Melville Properties have submitted a proposal to Dublin City Council to extend permission that was previously granted […]

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End of an era for St Mary’s Church

Eoin Meegan It was like saying goodbye to a very dear friend. That was how many of the parishioners of St Mary’s church, Donnybrook, on the corner of Anglesea Road and Simmonscourt Road, felt following the ceremony of deconsecration when […]

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Swastika Laundry remembered

Eoin Meegan Much has changed around Ballsbridge over the last century, as in many other parts of the capital. One big change is the disappearance forever of a one-time iconic building and industry, the Swastika Laundry. Operating for over 70 […]

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Street Leagues on the ball

David Prendeville Street Leagues is a moving, inspiring and humane documentary. Deftly directed by Daniel F. Holmes, the film tells the story of the Irish Homeless Street Leagues, a non-profit organization based in Dublin that uses the power of sport […]

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City to Port: New cycleway and Port Museum plan.

City to Port: New cycleway and Port Museum plan.

New cycleway and Port Museum, development commencing 2021.

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Vitamin D deficiency in Dublin says TCD study

Geneva Pattison A recent medical and geographical study released from Trinity College Dublin has revealed that a large pro-portion of the population in urban areas are deficient in vitamin D. This study, conducted over five years, was a joint effort […]

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