Boycott called after local business loses bike hire contract at Lough Boora to Dublin company – Extra.ie

A boycott has been called over the Bord Na Mona’s decision to license a bike hire at Lough Boora Discovery Park in Co Offaly to a company from Dublin. Pat Barrett, who had been operating Lough Boora Rent-a-bike for 11 years, was informed on Friday last that he had lost his contract to Phoenix Park

Concerns raised about increase in homelessnesss in West – Galway Daily

Concerns have been raised by a local charity about further increases in the number of people living in Emergency Accommodation in the West of Ireland. Galway Simon Community has said that the lack of affordable accommodation is one of the factors driving the increase in homelessness. The number of people staying in Emergency Accommodation has

Letters to the Editor: We need to destigmatise the use of cannabis – Irish Examiner

As a young person and cannabis user, I find things like high rent, low wages, high cost of living, and poor job security and prospects are far more impactful on my and my friends’ mental health than our cannabis use. Often we use cannabis to unwind in the evening and forget the negative aspects affecting

‘No one talks about the non-Irish living here. We basically don’t exist’ – The Irish Times

When Katrin Sturm runs into people she worked with when she first moved to Ireland, they often express surprise that she still lives in Dublin. Most of her former colleagues moved on after two or three years working in the Irish tech sector, seeking further opportunities abroad. “Dublin sometimes has a reputation as the call-centre

With Burgh Quay Office Still Closed, Many Immigrants in Dublin Remain in Limbo – Dublin Inquirer

Nour El Assaad outside the INIS offices at Burgh Quay. Photo by Som Senior. Gerald Obakhume faced detailed questioning after he touched down in Dublin in late December last year, he says. “Like, what’s my reason for coming to Dublin because it’s Covid. Why don’t you stay back home?” says Obakhume. An airport officer asked

Naas Enterprise Park industrial unit seeking €250,000 per annum – The Irish Times

With vacancy rates in the industrial and logistics sector at historically low levels in Dublin and the greater Dublin area, the arrival to the market of unit 2 at Naas Enterprise Park is expected to see significant interest from potential occupiers. The property is being offered to let on behalf of its owners, Yew Grove

A Call for Immigration Services at Burgh Quay to be Considered an Essential Service – Dublin Inquirer

Nour El Assaad outside the INIS offices at Burgh Quay. Photo by Som Senior. Gerald Obakhume faced detailed questioning after he touched down in Dublin in late December last year, he says. “Like, what’s my reason for coming to Dublin because it’s Covid. Why don’t you stay back home?” says Obakhume. An airport officer asked

A Call for Immigration Services at Burgh Quay to be Considered an Essential Service – Dublin Inquirer

Nour El Assaad outside the INIS offices at Burgh Quay. Photo by Som Senior. Gerald Obakhume faced detailed questioning after he touched down in Dublin in late December last year, he says. “Like, what’s my reason for coming to Dublin because it’s Covid. Why don’t you stay back home?” says Obakhume. An airport officer asked

For Young People, It's Even Harder to Escape Homelessness – Dublin Inquirer

File photo by Conal Thomas After three years of homelessness, Ciara Hill recently found a little studio apartment to rent in Rathmines. She was delighted, she says. Hill, aged 24, got lucky, she says. A friend recommended her to the landlord. “It all happened so quick, I’m still in shock myself,” she said on the

For Young People, It's Even Harder to Escape Homelessness – Dublin Inquirer

File photo by Conal Thomas After three years of homelessness, Ciara Hill recently found a little studio apartment to rent in Rathmines. She was delighted, she says. Hill, aged 24, got lucky, she says. A friend recommended her to the landlord. “It all happened so quick, I’m still in shock myself,” she said on the