Christy Burke

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 Sinn Féin representatives Cllr Gaye Fagan, Dublin Central TD Mary Lou McDonald and Cllr Janice Boylan arrive for a meeting between Enda Kenny and north inner city representatives in Government Buildings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Public representatives from Dublin’s inner city have called for Taoiseach Enda Kenny to urgently address the problems in the area. Speaking on their (...)

Local historian Terry Fagan speaking in Clery’s Pub, Amiens Street, Dublin ahead of his Bloomsday talk about the Ulysses connections to the area, in particular the former Monto, North Inner Ciry area. Photograph:Frank Miller / The Irish Times

J&M Cleary, the old-fashioned red-fronted pub under the railway bridge on Dublin’s Amiens Street, used to be known as the Signal House. That was(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny in north inner city Dublin where he met with community leaders. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A Government taskforce to examine issues in Dublin’s north inner city may take two years to complete its work, a local meeting has heard. Taoiseach E(...)

Garda scene-of-crime personnel investigate the shooting of  Gareth Hutch at  North Cumberland Street, Dublin, May 24th, 2016. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The latest apparent victim of the Kinahan-Hutch gangland feud feared for his safety and wanted to move apartment, it has emerged. Local Independent (...)

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Marting flanked by locals on a march against the violence and neglect that has blighted the north inner city. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, children in prams, community activists, local priests, politicians and the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin ga(...)

Frankfort Cottages in Dublin, close to the Five Lamps: Dublin City Council  displayed a poster with images of people caught dumping litter in the lane. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council officials will today consider their response to the Data Protection Commissioner’s warning over the council’s use of photographs o(...)

Brainstorming at 1916 Democracy Cafe: “People need to get involved and have a say in what happens.” Photograph: Nigel Hanlon

Mopping her porch on Sean O’Casey Avenue near Mountjoy Square in Dublin’s north inner-city, Ann Dolan has few hopes for Election 2016: “I don’t think (...)

“I voted Labour the last time but they let us down.”

Three women and a little boy in blue stood chatting at a corner of Gloucester Place in Dublin’s north inner city. Intermittently they hugged themselve(...)

‘So how did whoever do on whatever debate? I don’t know. And I’m not sure if it matters.’ Photograph: Maxwell/AFP/Getty Images

Last week, I was trying to sleep on a hard bed in the stifling heat somewhere in the middle of nowhere in west Africa, trying to figure out where my I(...)

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn:  in favour of street performances. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin City Council is to hold an eight-week public consultation on the regulation of busking in the city, to be completed early next year. Council(...)

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