Saturday February 22, 2020

Aiming to reclaim public spaces

With nightlife venues closing as fast as new hotels spring up, a sense that public spaces are under attack has taken hold. The fightback is manifesting itself in ventures such as the new People’s Parklet in Cork

25th August, 2019
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A Playful Street in Cherry Orchard in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10

‘An older gentleman walking past stopped to say: ‘It would just make you smile, wouldn’t it?’ Out of the whole project that’s probably been one of the most rewarding parts.” Siobhán Keogh is recalling the reaction to the parklet she designed.

Last month, the People’s Parklet popped up on Douglas Street in Cork. The concept of a parklet may be new to some, but it...

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