Inquiring Minds: Dublin Selected *289

 

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We've been around a while. Our first edition was published way back on May 12th, 2009! We've witnessed websites come and go. Some earnest and well-meaning but without the firepower to sustain the pace. A few others succeeding with resources, canny and the appeal of buzzfeed style headline bait and best of lists. However, there's been nothing we've felt has genuinely filled a gap with solid and necessary discourse which spotlight cause for concern within our civic pride. We've been looking for a website and collective which genuinely adds to our conversations and outlook as opposed to trips over the laces of incumbents. Step forward The Dublin Inquirer.

Launched in June from "its office in Harold's Cross", it has genuinely contributed to our discourse and considerations about reportage on the city. It's been particularly effective in addressing our spiralling housing and rental crisis in the capital but besides this it is bringing intriguing takes on the city from a wealth of perspectives. We salute their work and encourage you to discover them too if you care to counterbalance cultural insights garnered from the likes of ourselves with some true grit.

Whose less suspicious and more inquiring this week? Michael or Stephanie?


The Library Project's Fourth Anniversary

by Aidan Kelly-Murphy

Wicked Wit: Darly's Comic Prints

by Aidan Kelly-Murphy
 

The Anti-Room

by Olen Bajarias

Hard Working Class Heroes

by Zara Hedderman
 

Paris is Burning

by Michael McDermott

Laurel Halo

by Mark Keane
 

Mia Madre

by Stephanie Kelly

The Night Alive

by Olen Bajarias
 

Dublin Festival of History

by Zara Hedderman

Oedipus

by Zara Hedderman
 

The Train

by Zara Hedderman

Diaspora

by Aidan Kelly-Murphy
 

Luck Just Kissed You Hello

by Michael McDermott

The Game

by Zara Hedderman
 

Everything Shook

Tectonic music plates shaking our world
 

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