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Street traders of Thomas Street

A regular feature of life on Thomas street are the stalls which are dotted along the road up to St. Catherine’s Church. I managed to sit down for a cup of tea with Kathleen and have a chat about trading on the street. Their day starts at 6 am. The stall is set up and running by 9 am and trading... 

A Walk Down Memory Lane

Image credit “Come here  to me” A Walk Down Memory Lane – In this article, Gary Kelly reflects about Thomas Street in the 1980s, the old shops, the old buildings.  Always time for a bit of nostalgia!  Happy New Year World! After Christmas, it always takes me a bit of effort to get... 

Dig on Thomas St Reveals Tunnels from Old Distillery

  Dig on Thomas Street Reveals Tunnels from Old Distillery In this article, Dave Carr talks about a massive tunnel network revealed through construction work on Thomas Street. Before Stout…There was Whiskey!  Looking out of the window where I’m writing this piece on James Street it’s... 

Building Dreams

Building Dreams – In this article, Dave Carr interviews one of the artists from a local studio space with a distinctive building off Thomas Street.  They discuss the importance of a building’s aesthetic in the creative process  This is the story of one building, the love of that building... 

Dublin 8- At the Tipping Point?

Dublin 8- At the Tipping Point? Back before the bottom fell out of the boom there were certain things that appeared certain. We were all rich, we were set to get richer and Temple Bar would gradually spread south past Christ Church and on up through Thomas and James street. And while the area could... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 15/09/14 – 19/09/14

Children from the Multi – Denominational school in Griffith Barracks  D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 15/09/14 – 19/09/14 IN this week’s planning applications, there are three proposals of note.  A new office block will be built on the site of 32 -36 Thomas Street (beside “Plus... 

Let the Good Times Rock n’ Roll – Thomas House

Now as I’ve mentioned before I’m a big fan of the traditional Irish Pub but every now and again don’t we all just want something a little bit different?  If I were to say to you “let’s go for a pint in the Thomas House on Thomas Street” you may have an image of a certain kind... 

The Roads From Ruin – James Street Road Works

I know we’ve all been told over and over again that the recession is over and to be honest I thought it was all just a ply to keep us plucking away (remember the old donkey and carrot trick?).  However, lately the powers that be must have something up their sleeve because most of the roads leading... 

Historical finds uncovered in Road Works on Thomas Street

The Fololowing article was written by an archaeologist named Antoine, we are currently trying reach him for further information. Fascinating Reading.  This April just gone, road works on James’/Thomas Streets have uncovered the foundations of mostly 18th century buildings facing James’ Gate... 

Thomas Street Volunteer Ambassador Programme

  Do you love The Liberties area? Do you like meeting new people? Would you like to share your knowledge of Dublin City Centre with visitors? One of Dublin’s most historic streets, Thomas Street is at the heart of the city’s heritage.  As part of The Dubline – Discovery Trail, we are looking... 

Songs For Lovers – Jack Lukeman Valentine Special @ Vicar St. (Feb 14)

Aiken Promotions presents Songs For Lovers – A Valentine Night Spectacular – featuring Jack Lukeman live at Vicar Street, on Friday 14th February 2014. Jack will perform a very special Songs For Lovers concert in the intimate surroundings of Vicar Street on Valentine’s Night, Friday the... 

Digital Hub-Based Company Wins Major Start-Up Award

Bull or Bear, a company that is based in The Digital Hub, has won the 2013 DIGITAL START-UP Eircom Golden Spider Award. Furthermore, one of it’s two current apps – it’s Bull or Bear League – was nominated within two other categories, USER EXPERIENCE and SPORTS. Based in the Digital... 

Candlelight Christmas Carol Service @ St Catherines (Dec 22)

There is to be a candlelight service on the Sunday before Christmas at St. Catherines Church, which is located on Thomas Street here in Dublin 8. The service will be held at 7pm on Sunday the 22nd of December at the church, which is at the Bridgefoot Street Junction on Thomas Street. And there will... 

The Hub & Thomas Street News – December 2013 (Issue 4)

The 4th issue of The Hub & Thomas Street News, the final issue of 2013, is out now. Published this week by The Digital Hub, the December 2013 issue of the local newsletter contains some very interesting locally-focused stories indeed! Download/Read ISSUE 4 of THE HUB & THOMAS STREET NEWS (August... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week 46, 2013

The only new commercial planning application in Dublin 8 this week is from the Emerald Waste Company, who would like to add a portable waste compactor to their Inchicore premises, at the Goldenbridge Industrial Estate. However, there were some notable decisions made, including permission to redevelop... 

Frosty Feast Of Winter Tales @ Arthurs, Thomas Street (Dec 03)

Story-O, an ensemble of international storytellers, is hosting an evening of storytelling in Arthur’s Pub on Thomas Street in Dublin 8. The event takes place on Tuesday the 3rd of December, and admission is just €5/€4. There will be storytellers from four different countries sharing wintry... 

2013 Dublin Space Invaders – Teams, Members and a Sneaky Peak!

The picture above depicts the 2013 Dublin Space Invaders winners alongside the head judges and the competition organisers: from left to right, Peter Geraghty the president of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), Dublin Space Invaders Winner Seamus Donohoe, Mary Crowley the president of the Irish... 

2013 Cornmarket Christmas Tree Lighting Cermony (Dec 4)

The Dublin City Council (DCC) invites you to the switching on of the Christmas lights at Cornmarket, on Wednesday the 4th of December 2013 @ 6pm. Councillor Rebecca Moynihan (Labour, South West Inner City) will have the honour of turning the lights on, on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Oisin Quinn.... 

Video: The Liberties – Then and Now

The good folks at The Liberty, a free online newspaper run by the students at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), have produced this short film which captures some of the differences that have come about due to development around The Liberties. The video features excerpts from a 30-year-old RTE programme,... 

Dublin Space Invaders Final Designs Presented To Judges @ Wood Quay

The Dublin Space Invaders folks held a presentation of the final designs from their teams of planning students, last Friday, at the Dublin County Council (DCC) Wood Quay Venue. And it was a very interesting, informative and educational event indeed! The teams done a great job presenting their designs... 
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