Ireland’s first driverless public transport vehicle, the EZ10 Driverless Shuttle, takes a trip along Dublin’s Docklands.
Taking the shuttle were the head of Dublin City Council’s Smart City Programme Jamie Cudden, CEO of Civic Group Neil Cunningham, and CEO of Dublin City Council Owen Keegan (middle pic) and Gianna Goforth, aged four, from Dublin, Green Party councillor Ciarán Cuffe and Jamie Green, from Ashbourne (above).
Previously: EZ Come, EZ Go
The demolition of St Teresa’s Gardens complex in Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin in September 2016
Olivia Kelly, in The Irish Times, reports:
The long-awaited construction of 54 social homes at St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin’s southwest inner city is projected to cost €26.5 million, or almost €500,000 per home.
…The development, which was to be the first phase in the construction of more than 500 homes, was expected to cost €15 million, of which €4-€6 million was to be spent on the demolition and refurbishment work….
Social homes on council land to cost €500,000 each to build (Olivia Kelly, The Irish Times)
Masked gardai assist the removal of protestors from North Frederick Street
Following on from Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan telling Seán O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio One yesterday morning that he would support legislation to outlaw photographing on-duty gardai…
Aidan O’Brien, who filmed a Reclaim The Streets protest in Dublin in 2002, recalls…
Related: Garda who hit man’s head with baton is now an expert adviser on ethics (The Irish Sun)
Previously: Never Mind The Balaclavas
Nothing To Hear Here
A cockpit view of sunrise in Dublin.
Via Paul Deegan
Driverless shuttle EZ10
From 11am to 5pm.
Ireland’s first driverless public transport vehicle, the EZ10, will make its debut in Dublin’s Docklands by travelling a one-kilometre stretch, with four stops, from the Convention Centre in Dublin to the 3 Arena on the North Wall Quay.
The EZ10 can carry 15 passengers and anyone interested can register here for a free ticket to take a trip on the vehicle.
The Future of Mobility (Smart Docklands)
Scenes from the Take Back The City rally.
The rally started with housing activists and supporters gathering at 34, Frederick Street North, Dublin 1 – from which housing activists were removed last night.
They then started making their way, stopping off at Parnell Monument, to another occupied house on Belvedere Place where activists have been ordered to leave by 6pm tomorrow.
Previously: What’s Going On Here?
‘How Can You Justify These Actions?’
Questions For Drew
Pics Rollingnews and Take Back The City
The Molly Malone statue in Dublin city centre.
Via Dublin City Council
At the National Concert Hall in Dublin.
Some 480 people from 68 countries are taking part in a Citizenship Ceremony.
They include Lina Chen from Hong Kong (top pic), Sylwia Zablotna from Poland (second pic), Joanna Dukkipati, from India, and her two-year-old son Ethan Dukkipati McCarthy (third and fourth pic), and Daniel Lopez with his three-year-old daughter Megan, from Spain (fifth pic).