This weeks news with Dublin City Fm

by Gazette Reporter

Listen to Dublin Gazette reporter Rebecca Ryan chat with Dublin City Fm about some of the top stories in this weeks papers.  

A banner celebrating Dublin’s GAA teams has been taken down from Ha’penny Bridge after complaints that the banner is ‘tacky’. The ‘Up the Dubs’ banner is often hung across Ha’penny Bridge when the Dublin teams reach a GAA final since 2011. It was hung on the bridge in addition to a number of smaller flags along the Liffey in Dublin’s team colours.

Conradh Na Gaeilge are set to host a massive ‘celebration’ of the Irish language this Saturday, April 14th, with a march across the city. BEO: Gaelach agus Bródúil is a march across Dublin City with over 400 participants expected to take part to commemorate Bliain Na Gaeilge. 

A new experiential pop-up cafe has opened on Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, giving customers a small taste of the daily challenges faced by people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). 

A €5m proposed development of the former St Andrews Church could see a huge food hall introduced into the local area. The development proposes a brand-new food hall, banqueting court and cultural centre in the former Protestant church on Suffolk Street.

Locals express outrage as it has been revealed that permission has been granted for a large housing development on the playing fields of St Anne’s Park.

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