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# cities - Monday 23 December, 2019

Tents, gated lanes and abandoned sites: How street-based injecting shapes everyday life in our cities
# STREET INJECTING
# STREET INJECTING

Tents, gated lanes and abandoned sites: How street-based injecting shapes everyday life in our cities

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 14,015 Views 22 Comments

Injecting has an impact on our everyday environment that perhaps we don’t realise, writes Tony Duffin, CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project.

# cities - Sunday 31 March, 2019

These stunning photos are up for the National Geographic Travel Photo of the Year
# Photography
# Photography

These stunning photos are up for the National Geographic Travel Photo of the Year

Mar 31st 2019, 10:30 AM 33,854 Views 6 Comments

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# cities - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Global warming could make some cities eight degrees hotter by end of century
# Temperature Rising
# Temperature Rising

Global warming could make some cities eight degrees hotter by end of century

Jun 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,200 Views 17 Comments

Such a temperature spike could have dire consequences for the health of city-dwellers.

# cities - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Concern that too many taxis could 'clutter' the new College Green civic plaza
# Dublin
# Dublin

Concern that too many taxis could 'clutter' the new College Green civic plaza

May 13th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,869 Views 49 Comments

Taxis are to be allowed drive on the bus and tram corridor at the planned College Green.

# cities - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

People trying to 'covertly evade bin charges' are making our towns and cities dirtier
# Not So Tidy Towns
# Not So Tidy Towns

People trying to 'covertly evade bin charges' are making our towns and cities dirtier

Jan 3rd 2017, 8:41 AM 16,823 Views 90 Comments

A new survey says that, while most areas are generally clean, there is a “worrying slippage” in towns and cities.

# cities - Sunday 1 January, 2017

This terraced tower represents the future of city planning
# In The City
# In The City

This terraced tower represents the future of city planning

Jan 1st 2017, 11:00 AM 26,904 Views 35 Comments

Architecture firm Aedas could have come up with a plan.

# cities - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year
# Smog
# Smog

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year

Sep 27th 2016, 4:18 PM 11,414 Views 41 Comments

The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.

# cities - Saturday 7 May, 2016

The beauty of cities captured in a moment - The best National Geographic photos of 2016
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

The beauty of cities captured in a moment - The best National Geographic photos of 2016

May 7th 2016, 6:00 PM 31,499 Views 17 Comments

Here are 10 photographs in the running for the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest

# cities - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:44 AM 24,774 Views 113 Comments

A huge development is planned for Dublin’s Docklands.

# cities - Thursday 7 May, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland's oldest gay bar
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: Irish Water and landlords and Ireland's oldest gay bar

May 7th 2015, 4:57 PM 2,393 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# cities - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Skerries has been named one of Europe's most beautiful cities. CITIES
# Summer In The City
From The Daily Edge
# Summer In The City

Skerries has been named one of Europe's most beautiful cities. CITIES

Apr 9th 2015, 3:27 PM 5,091 Views 5 Comments

The buzzing metropolis of Skerries.

# cities - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Which city has the best quality of living? (Hint: It's not Dublin, Cork or Limerick. Or Galway)
# Top Of The Heap
# Top Of The Heap

Which city has the best quality of living? (Hint: It's not Dublin, Cork or Limerick. Or Galway)

Mar 4th 2015, 6:06 AM 35,246 Views 25 Comments

It’s not Waterford or Kilkenny either. Or Belfast.

# cities - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Which Irish City Should You Really Live In?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Which Irish City Should You Really Live In?

Jan 25th 2015, 8:15 PM 89,713 Views 111 Comments

Time to find out if you’re in the wrong place.

# cities - Thursday 1 January, 2015

QUIZ: Can you identify these Irish towns from above?
# Aerial Photos
# Aerial Photos

QUIZ: Can you identify these Irish towns from above?

Jan 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 58,024 Views 41 Comments

Is that Clonmel or Clonroche?

# cities - Monday 1 December, 2014

Live in Waterford? Some of you are going to get extra-fast 4G coverage*
# Connected
# Connected

Live in Waterford? Some of you are going to get extra-fast 4G coverage*

Dec 1st 2014, 5:01 PM 11,931 Views 24 Comments

*But only a small number of phones are compatible.

# cities - Monday 27 October, 2014

Opinion: 9 reasons Cork is cooler than Dublin right now
# Real Capital
# Real Capital

Opinion: 9 reasons Cork is cooler than Dublin right now

Oct 27th 2014, 12:00 PM 7,244 Views 161 Comments

Dublin may be the Manhattan of Ireland, but Cork is its Brooklyn.

# cities - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment

Sep 15th 2014, 8:00 PM 231 Views 24 Comments

‘A good city is like a good party – people stay much longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves.’

# cities - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Patents and skyscrapers...what makes these 18 cities the most innovative places on Earth
# We Built This City
# We Built This City

Patents and skyscrapers...what makes these 18 cities the most innovative places on Earth

Aug 17th 2014, 4:00 PM 19,251 Views 23 Comments

These cities are commended for thinking outside the box of industry, design and urban planning.

# cities - Sunday 1 December, 2013

So what's happening in GALWAY in the run up to Christmas?
# Counting Down
# Counting Down

So what's happening in GALWAY in the run up to Christmas?

Dec 1st 2013, 9:15 AM 13,506 Views 17 Comments

Continuing our festive lists, we take a look at what’s to be enjoyed in the City of the Tribes in the next few weeks.

# cities - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Urban beauties: Incredible view of cities from space

Urban beauties: Incredible view of cities from space

Nov 30th 2013, 10:00 AM 11,870 Views 8 Comments

The European Space Agency’s Envistat and other satellites have captured manmade features from above.

# cities - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities
# Wild West
# Wild West

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:00 PM 20,270 Views 9 Comments

Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.

# cities - Monday 2 September, 2013

Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank?
# Ibal Litter League
# Ibal Litter League

Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank?

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:08 AM 8,086 Views 21 Comments

The results of the IBAL Anti-Litter League are out today – here are the results.

# cities - Friday 30 August, 2013

US fast-food workers stage protests across 60 cities
# United States
# United States

US fast-food workers stage protests across 60 cities

Aug 30th 2013, 8:18 AM 8,654 Views 65 Comments

The staff taking part in demonstrations are calling for pay of $15 an hour, double the federal minimum wage.

# cities - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout
# Turn On The Light
# Turn On The Light

In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout

Aug 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,109 Views 25 Comments

Ten years ago today, an electricity power outage caused chaos in the northern American states and Canada.

# cities - Friday 28 June, 2013

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly

Jun 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 66 Views 5 Comments

Let’s move on from the twentieth century, where older people were thought of as dependents. Older people can – and must — contribute to economic growth, writes Michael Hodin.

# cities - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert

Apr 16th 2013, 9:16 AM 9,867 Views 12 Comments

British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday’s London Marathon, which is the next major international race.

# cities - Thursday 4 April, 2013

What's the most popular city for Irish tourists abroad?
# Travelling
# Travelling

What's the most popular city for Irish tourists abroad?

Apr 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 23,807 Views 67 Comments

A new survey shows that Irish people tend to stay close to home when it come to the most popular destination

# cities - Friday 22 February, 2013

Dublin ranks 4th in UN report on prosperity of global cities
# Prosperity
# Prosperity

Dublin ranks 4th in UN report on prosperity of global cities

Feb 22nd 2013, 2:55 PM 8,001 Views 33 Comments

However its authors said the current measures to address the economic crisis and public finances could affect its position.

# cities - Sunday 3 February, 2013

16 greatest cities in human history
# City Living
# City Living

16 greatest cities in human history

Feb 3rd 2013, 9:15 AM 19,443 Views 21 Comments

From Jericho in 7000 BC right through to New York City in the 1900s, here are the largest cities in the world through human history.

# cities - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Column: Let’s address Ireland’s problems this year, as well as our own
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let’s address Ireland’s problems this year, as well as our own

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:00 AM 38 Views 27 Comments

Our towns and cities are hamstrung by budget cuts – but a new initiative could help find solutions and save money, writes Barry Flinn.

# cities - Friday 2 November, 2012

Column: The ‘night economy’ is crucial to the survival of Irish towns
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The ‘night economy’ is crucial to the survival of Irish towns

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:30 PM 82 Views 19 Comments

Pubs and restaurants need proper support – and safe streets – if town centres are to thrive, writes Richard Guiney.

# cities - Monday 3 September, 2012

Poll: Have you ever personally complained to someone about littering?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever personally complained to someone about littering?

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:21 AM 9,455 Views 73 Comments

An IBAL report says Ireland’s litter problem is improving – but Dublin’s north inner city and the environs of Dublin Airport are black spots.

Litter Warden: how is your town doing?
# Rubbish Watch
# Rubbish Watch

Litter Warden: how is your town doing?

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:51 AM 7,404 Views 43 Comments

Where does your town sit on the latest IBAL Anti-Litter League? Find out here.

# cities - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Poll: Do charity ‘chuggers’ bother you?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do charity ‘chuggers’ bother you?

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:45 AM 13,168 Views 149 Comments

As the UK levels strict regulations on charity street fundraisers, we ask: How do you feel about so-called ‘chuggers’?

# cities - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo

Jul 22nd 2012, 11:14 AM 1,759 Views 2 Comments

Rebels have launched an operation to ‘liberate’ Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. Both sides are claiming territorial gains.

# cities - Sunday 22 April, 2012

The hidden gems of Dublin architecture
# Built Dublin
# Built Dublin

The hidden gems of Dublin architecture

Apr 22nd 2012, 6:30 PM 34,781 Views 34 Comments

Photographer and architecture graduate Lisa Cassidy spots the “beautiful, interesting, important or strange” in Dublin’s buildings and public spaces.

# cities - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Column: Here's why we turn empty properties into art spaces
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Here's why we turn empty properties into art spaces

Mar 24th 2012, 6:00 PM 126 Views 5 Comments

“Raise the shutters on a vacant unit, and life returns to an area”: Arts initiative PrettyvacanT Dublin on bringing energy through art back to abandoned buildings.

# cities - Sunday 8 January, 2012

NASA's spectacular satellite photos of cities at night
# City Lights
# City Lights

NASA's spectacular satellite photos of cities at night

Jan 8th 2012, 7:00 PM 13,842 Views 43 Comments

NASA’s satellite images of cities at night are awe-inspiring, with Cork, Dublin, El Paso and Chicago all looking radically different when just their city lights are on show.

# cities - Monday 26 September, 2011

Gallery: The world's most polluted cities
# Pollution
# Pollution

Gallery: The world's most polluted cities

Sep 26th 2011, 4:18 PM 4,979 Views 4 Comments

Air pollution killed 1.3million people in 2008, according to the World Health Organisation. Here are the globe’s worst offenders…

# cities - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Column: I survived a terrorist bombing. Here’s what happened next
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I survived a terrorist bombing. Here’s what happened next

Sep 13th 2011, 7:00 PM 10 Views 3 Comments

Molly Naylor was in the front carriage of the train blown up by the July 7 bombers. In her show for Absolut Fringe 2011, she explores the effect it had on her.