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Dublin Space Invaders To Unveil Entrants + Winners On Friday

The Dublin Space Invaders crew are to reveal all of the entrants’ designs for the vacant Thomas Street plot on Friday, the 15th of November. The Dublin City Council (DCC) Wood Quay Venue will be hosting the event, and we can expect to view cutting-edge designs that make use of the derelict plot... 

Dubline: Failte Ireland Blaze A Trail Across Dublin 8

Failte Ireland, along with the Dublin City Council (DCC) and the Office of Public Works (OPW) have put together a plan to create a trail from College Green to Kilmainham. This trail is set to become a major tourist draw to Dublin as a whole, and will hopefully help to bring more visitors to our area. Dubline... 

The Liberties Local Area Plan – To Regenerate Dublin 8

Similar to the Thomas Street – Improving the Public Face of an Historic City Centre Street report we just added, this report is not breaking news, but it is relevant to our area, hence we are adding it to FRG.ie, to help build a repository of news and useful information related to our local area. The... 

Thomas Street – Improving the Public Face of an Historic City Centre Street

This report was released in January 2012, and it highlights the history, current state and possible future of Thomas Street. It is intended to stress the importance of the street within the historic city centre, and the local Dublin 8 area itself. And it is also intended to show the interest that the... 

Public Works To Be Carried Out On Thomas Street/James’ Street

According to the Thomas Street Business Association (TBSA), Thomas Street and James’ Street are to get a new swanky look! Work on the Thomas Street Quality Bus Corridor Enhancement Scheme – funded by the National Transport Agency and Dublin City Council – is to begin over the coming... 

Get The Most Out Of Your Thomas Street Shopfront!

The Thomas Street Business Association (TSBA) have published a useful guide to help traders on Thomas Street to get the most out of their shopfronts! Tips range from scale & proportions to materials, fonts and colours. IMAGE: View of shopfronts on Thomas Street, Dublin 8 – image credit:... 

Guide To Planning & Development For Thomas Street Traders

The Thomas Street Business Association (TSBA) have come up with a handy guide to help you navigate through the various issues involving planning and development on Thomas Street. Stephen Coyne and the TSBA have put together the presentation below, which also includes details of protected structures,... 

Join Pink Walks In Dublin 8 For Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2013

Throughout October each year, in many countries around the World, Breast Cancer Awareness Month takes place. The tradition of turning everything pink for the month of October first began in the United States, but has been subsequently taken up in many countries, including our own. The 2013 Irish Breast... 

Fire Engulfs John Lynch’s Pub On Thomas Street

Another building on Thomas Street will not be used ever again, because on Wednesday night John Lynch’s Pub burnt down. There was quite a blaze, and it apparently took a considerable effort for the Fire Brigade to get it under control. The fire started in the late evening, and city centre-bound... 

Volunteer Q&A: Ray McGovern, Thomas Street Ambassador

Peter & Ray – Thomas Street Ambassador Programme Volunteers The Thomas Street Volunteer Ambassador programme has been up and running for over 6 week’s now. Our incredible team of Thomas Street Volunteer Ambassadors have welcomed a host of visitors to the area. They recently greeted... 

Thomas Street Ambassador Programme Ends Saturday

Two ambassadors, Maeve Cruise-Hynze and Ray McGovern, pictured outside FRG hq today. The Thomas Street Ambassador Programme, run by the Thomas Street Business Association, is ending this Saturday. So this is your last chance to stop one of the ambassadors to ask about the history of the area, or amenities... 

Dublin Space Invaders – Redeveloping Vacant Thomas Street Plot

An exciting new competition has been launched. The Dublin Space Invaders competition invites teams of 2-4 planning students/graduates to redevelop a site on Thomas Street. The winners will be chosen after all entrants have presented their plans to a jury, and their plans will be on display in the Dublin... 

Dublin Bikes Expands Into Dublin 8

Click on the above local Dublin 8 map to view it in a larger size, or click here for the full map of Dublin. The Dublin Bikes scheme is to be expanded into our local area, with new stations being opened up from the Docklands in the East, to Heuston station in the West of the city. There will be stations... 

The Hidden Republican History Of John’s Lane Church

This image by Paul Reynolds captures the beautiful John’s Lane Church in the heart of the Liberties, which has long interested me because of its hidden history. PLEASE NOTE: This article was originally published on ComeHereToMe.com. We have republished it under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs... 

ThomasStreetDublin.com – New Portal Launched!

The traders on Thomas Street have launched a brand new website which lists the businesses in the area, and gives some useful and interesting information about the general locality. There’s some info about local landmarks and a page which translates Dublin expressions into different languages.... 

The Hub & Thomas Street News – August 2013 (Issue 3)

The latest installment of the local newletter, published by the Digital Hub, has now been released. Issue 3 of THE HUB & THOMAS STREET NEWS is now available to download and read. It includes news related to the Digital Hub, Thomas Street and the surrounding areas, bringing together stories about... 

Thomas ‘Street Fest’ – Urban Art Regeneration Project (July 19-21)

The traders around the Thomas Street area have been busy in recent times attempting to clean up the area, by regenerating buildings and corners of our locality which have fallen into disrepair. As part of this programme, Evolve Urban Art (also see their facebook page) are holding the 1st Thomas Street... 

Volunteers Wanted for the Thomas Street Ambassador Programme

The Thomas Street Business Association, in collaboration with Volunteer Ireland and the Dublin Civic Trust are looking for local people to become ambassadors for the Thomas Street area. The ambassador’s role will be to approach tourists with relevant cultural, historical and business information... 
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