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My latest Dublin Inquirer column is all about The Virgin Prunes' debut album, a gothic post-punk masterwork, that's just been reissued dublininquirer.com/2022/11/30/dea…

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“A plan coming together makes for great cinema,” writes @lukemaxwell, but this crime caper “appeals to that greater pleasure of seeing something come undone”. dublininquirer.com/2022/11/30/bad…

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'Forty years later, The Virgin Prunes’ debut album is still a gothic post-punk masterwork,' writes Dean Van Nguyen. “Now, to mark its 40th anniversary, a new reissue has been released, offering the perfect chance for rediscovery.' dublininquirer.com/2022/11/30/dea…

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Dust and noise from the construction of student-housing complex off Parnell Street are seeping into nearby homes, some residents complain. Henry Construction project manager Michael O’Regan says: “Everything we have done, from day one here, is compliant.” dublininquirer.com/2022/11/30/in-…

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The government's failure to ease the housing crisis, lack of consultation, and series of measures cast as cracking down on asylum seekers, all helped create an opening for anti-immigration activists to exploit in East Wall, some locals and politicians say. dublininquirer.com/2022/11/30/how…

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To tempt more people to use shared bikes, a draft government transport plan proposes making it easier to bounce between the city’s multiple bike-share companies – by creating a single app to access all of them. dublininquirer.com/2022/11/30/pla…

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What can Viking dog bones from under the Aungier Street Lidl tell us about medieval society? Learning about them is a way to connect with those who lived thousands of years ago, says Ruth Carden. “They seem so far removed.” But they also had pets. dublininquirer.com/2022/11/30/wha…

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A new cafe aims to offer the best breakfast roll in Dublin 8. “Like, as in a really savage, decent breakfast sandwich,” says Kristin Rowe. No sourdough or avocados involved.
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The failure to ease the housing crisis, a lack of consultation, and a series of measures cast as cracking down on asylum seekers, have all contributed to the events in East Wall, some locals and politicians say. More on this week’s Dublin Inquirer dublininquirer.com/2022/11/30/how…

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A former garda, previously convicted for breaching fire-safety, rented out homes using a false name. Since the RTB won’t hear a case unless it knows the landlord’s full name, his tenants struggled to get their complaints about him heard.
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Vacancy Watch: Cleared of local businesses, a site off South Richmond Street has been lying empty for years. A company got planning permission in 2019 for a 9-storey office building, but nothing's been built.
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To balance Dublin City Council's 2023 budget, councillors voted to increase the rates businesses pay. They also voted to stop giving owners of vacant commercial properties a discount on their rates.
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In Darndale, a community group supporting parents of children suffering from addiction is facing an uncertain future. The HSE has cut the group’s funding and is also looking to use the rooms in the building they’ve been operating from.
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A new policy pushes asylum seekers to provide more information, faster – leaving less time to get legal advice. “If you get anything wrong, then this is going to be a credibility issue when you’re being interviewed,” a barrister says.
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Taking back control of their history, Traveller groups have mapped places of belonging/unbelonging in Coolock. “It’s trying to create maps in which the Travellers are central to the story, and … challenging these histories of racism and marginalisation.”
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The new bus routes from Ballyfermot into town are worse than the old ones, councillors and commuters say. Part of BusConnects, they aren’t yet along separated bus lanes, and traffic is making buses less dependable and slower.
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For just a few months each year, Cesar Calderon and Nileska Romero cook and sell Venezuelan holiday delicacies like hallacas and pan de jamon – mostly to Veneuzuelans in the city.
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A landlord is looking to evict two buildings of tenants in Rathmines. “We are going to be the new homeless,” says Vasile Hauca. “I hope I’m wrong but I don’t see too many opportunities.”
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