Dublin in a rare auld bind

A lack of public toilets and rubbish bins make it difficult for young people to socialise ‘responsibly’ by the canals. The council should provide basic facilities before it criticises the city’s citizens

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
26th April, 2021
Dublin in a rare auld bind
Portobello Square has been a popular spot for young people to gather ‘since time immemorial’. Picture: Rollingnews

The government has been asking us to take more walks to stay healthy during the pandemic and a lovely Monday afternoon seemed a good time to take it up on that advice. I brought a notepad with me and stayed in the locality.

The weather this past weekend was great. Plenty of people went out and enjoyed it. Some opted to share an adult beverage with friends. Those in that group have endured plenty of...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Related Stories

Kildare council rapped for lack of accurate property register