This is the final blog in the series ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #15), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022 in partnership with Maynooth Geography and Common Ground. Common Ground has been working since 1999 as a local arts organisation in the complex, constantly changing inner-city areas across Dublin 8 […]

Most (if not all) people in Ireland are noticing rising food prices, which come on top of (and are connected to) the sharp rise in energy bills. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is one immediate factor, because it looks like the conflict will reduce Russian and Ukrainian food and fertilizer exports. Then there are the ongoing […]

This is the fourteenth in a series of blogs on ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #14), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022. This is the second part of ‘A Conversation with artist Kate O’Shea’ (Figure 1), in which MA Spatial Justice, MA and PG Diploma Geography students at Maynooth University […]

This is the thirteenth in a series of blogs on ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #13), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022. As mentioned in the first blog of this series (SJD8 #1: ‘Sustainable Communities and the Publicly Engaged University’), Maynooth Geographers regularly engage with artists in a number of […]

This is the twelfth in a series of blogs on ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #12), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022. Geography is interdisciplinary and open to the world. From activists in Inchicore, we learned of issues that are geographical and spatial, but that are much broader than the […]

This is the eleventh in a series of blogs on ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #11), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022. In the world today, many women experience different types of violence, such as sexual assault, physical violence, and emotional violence. Violence against women (VAW) often starts in a […]

This is the tenth in a series of blogs on ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #10), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022. Sports are undeniably a huge part of Irish culture. Many communities are thriving through sports, as it brings people together, from different places and different backgrounds. This essay […]

This is the ninth in a series of blogs on ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #9), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022. Introduction Kitchin and Hubbard (1999: 5) discuss how different approaches in human geography are committed to exposing ‘the socio-spatial processes that (re)-produce inequalities between people and places; challenge […]

This is the eighth in a series of blogs on ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #8), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022 Introduction The place of early Irish radicalism at the turn of the twentieth century is an integral component to our understanding of the foundation of the state. Elements […]

This is the seventh in a series of blogs on ‘Spatial Justice in Dublin 8’ (SJD8 #7), as a contribution to Maynooth University Social Justice Week 2022. Overview This blog is an effort to map the social granularity of Dublin 8, in particular the New Kilmainham Ward (NKW) in 1911, with a specific focus on […]