Mannix Flynn

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Mannix Flynn: “You can trace most of the adult criminals in Ireland at the moment into [these] institutions.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Locked up in St Patrick’s from 1973 to 1976, the artist and politician Mannix Flynn describes it as part of the “gulag of Irish institutions” that pro(...)

Number 21 Aungier Street in Dublin, believed to date from 1667, which the Peter McVerry Trust had planned to use to accommodate homeless adults. Image: Google Maps

Work to convert one of Dublin city’s oldest buildings into a homeless hostel has been stopped following the intervention of the Department of Arts, He(...)

21 Aungier Street after it was restored  by the  Dublin Civic Trust

Dublin Civic Trust is opposing plans to convert one of Dublin city’s oldest recorded buildings, which is a registered historic monument*, into a homel(...)

The interior of the supervised drug injecting centre  in Sydney, Australia. File photograph: News Ltd/AP Photo

A supervised injecting centre which is expected to open in Dublin city early next year will “deal in death” and facilitate more drug use, a meeting to(...)

The freephone line used by homeless people to access emergency accommodation in Dublin  cost more than €1 million to operate last year, according to Dublin City Council figures. File photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The freephone line used by homeless people to access emergency accommodation in Dublin cost more than €1 million to operate last year, according to Du(...)

The Artane Band plays before a GAA final. Independent councillor Mannix Flynn has called for the Artane School of Music to disband. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn has called for the disbandment of the Artane School of Music in Dublin because of its association with the Christi(...)

Merrion Square should be kept as a “peaceful place” Mr Flynn said, and not used for a commercial venture.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin City Councillors have been asked to approve plans for a new diaspora-themed garden pavilion for Merrion Square funded by philanthropist Norma (...)

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