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Player Wills Factory Open Day

Player Wills Factory Open Day Two open days are to be held at the site of the former Player Wills factory and the Bailey Gibson industrial premises. Invitations have been sent out to locals, community groups and sports clubs, but all are welcome to stop by and have a look around. The building on the... 

Weekly Planning Permissions for Dublin 8(27/05/2019-31/05/2019)

Weekly Planning Permissions for Dublin 8(27/05/2019-31/05/2019) – This week’s Planning Permissions for Dublin 8 and 12 Article 27(2), Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) (a)  Under section 34 of the Act, the applications for permission may be granted permission, subject... 

Raising a glass to the newest distillery in Dublin 8

Raising a glass to the newest distillery in Dublin 8 – Shane Adlum informs of the return of and beginning of, the new Roe’s Distillery Roe & Co is the latest distillery to open its doors in Dublin 8. Diageo exited the Irish whiskey market a few years ago when they sold the Bushmills... 

Kilmainham Mill Part 2: Looking To The Future

Kilmainham Mill Part 2: Looking To The Future – In this part of my interview with Maurice Coen we discuss the current state of the mill, what work needs to be done and what the future holds for the former flour mill. Part 1 of this article viewable here The mill has been saved from developers... 

Kilmainham Mill Part 1: Saving The Mill

Kilmainham mill, Part 1: Saving the mill – In the first part of two, Shane Adlum interviews Maurice Coen about the history of the ‘save Kilmainham Mill’ Campaign (inc new shots from inside the mill) Part 2 viewable here In recent years Kilmainham mill has become run down and is in... 

Residents Protest Against New Eight-Storey Hotel

Residents Protest Against New Eight Storey Hotel – In this article, Shane Adlum investigates the new hotel development at the back of the Vicar Street Venue Complex and residents reaction to development Last month planning permission was granted to Mr Harry Crosbie to build a new 4 star hotel... 

Help! The Homeless

Help! The homeless. Vicar Street looks set to host Paul McCartney’s first Irish Show in nearly a decade. The purpose of the gig will be to raise money for homeless people in Dublin. Tickets will not be available to purchase in a conventional manner with guests instead asked to give a donation, with... 

The Anti Social Problem – The Locals View

The Anti Social Problem – The Locals View In this article, Tony Kennedy asks a number of small businesses, residents and community activists their views of anti social behaviour in the James/Thomas Street area In recent months the area from Basin Street down to Oliver Bond has become blighted... 

Fire in Bridgefoot Street

Fire in Bridgefoot Street A large warehouse beside the old Mendacity building at the bottom of Bridgefoot St was on fire this morning. The fire appeared to be quite extensive as the roof of the warehouse was completely destroyed and there seemed to be serious structural damage caused. There did not... 

Kevin Street Hotel Development Outrage

Kevin Street Hotel Development Outrage – In this article, Tony discusses the local residential protests taking place in Kevin Street at the large scale hotel development, which residents argues is too close to their property A small group of residents in the Cathedral View houses in Kevin Street... 

Planning Permission Week 33/16 Dates 08/08 to 12/08/2016

AREA 2 COMMERCIAL:       Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 3063/16 Application Type Permission Applicant Davian Investments Ltd. Location Block B, Brabazon Court, Cork Street, Dublin 8 Proposal Change of use of basement (276 sq.m) and ground floor (312.8 sq.m)... 

Part Two Of The Heuston Gateway Series

Part Two Of The Heuston Gateway Series In Part One of the Heuston Gateway series, I touched on the plans for the many changes that are in store for the Heuston Gateway. This, will of course, take another decade or so, because there are quite a few developments that will have to be completed, planning... 

Part One – Heuston Gateway Development Series

Part One – Heuston Gateway Development Series An English architect  called Sanction Wood was commissioned to design Kingsbridge Station. The station opened in 1844. The Easter Rising’s 50th anniversary changed all of this and Kingsbridge was renamed Heuston Station in 1966 in honour of... 

Children’s Hospital Gets All Clear!

Children’s Hospital Gets All Clear! The New National Children’s Hospital at St James’s Hospital will finally go ahead after planning permission was granted by An Bord Pleanala. The hospital is expected to open in 2020 with 2,300 jobs expected to be generated during the construction phase. On... 

Demonstration for the “Crumlin2”

Demonstration for the “Crumlin2” On Wednesday 27th April, Ireland woke up to the news that water charges now looked to be suspended for at least two years according to sources who are negotiating the formation of the next government. This of course, means no new bills.  Standing Minister for the... 

IT’S CHRISTMAS!!!!! FRG Lights Up The Trees

IT’S CHRISTMAS!!!!! FRG Lights Up The Trees Despite the threat of rain and high winds, the annual Christmas tree lights were turned on, at the Fountain Resource Group’s Youth Project in Basin lane. There was plenty of singing with guest appearance from pop sensation, Dubliner, Conor Hamilton, and... 

Dolphin’s Barn Regeneration Update

Dolphin’s Barn Regeneration Update Work has begun on the regeneration project in Dolphin’s Barn flat complex. Over the last 2 weeks flats have been cleared of their fittings. On the week starting the 1st of December 3 balconies were taken down safely using two diggers. The block, which back’s... 

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony The Fountain Resource Group would like to cordially invite you to our Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony presided over by the Lord Mayor of the City of Dublin, Críona Ní Dhálaigh at 4.30pm at the Fountain Youth Project on Basin Street,  tomorrow, Tuesday 8/12/15. The... 

Guinness Opens Experimental Brewery Visitors Centre

Guinness Opens Experimental Brewery Visitors Centre Guinness launched “The Open Gate Brewery” visitors centre at St James Gate today. The experimental brewery has been exploring different beers for almost over a hundred years now. It is the place where Guinness creates many different stouts... 

“A People’s Park” The Cork Street Campaign

“A People’s Park” The Cork Street Campaign If we’re in luck and we have a summer this coming year and a last few pieces fall into place, the people of this city will be able to slip off their shoes and walk on the grass of what was once Chamber street flats on Cork Street. This is... 
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