Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Pin on the Map: Identifying Healthy Places at Maynooth University

  Walking down a path lined with greens and browns of trees and leaves; sitting in a comfy seat, snug and cozy in our space; or sitting in a crowded room feeling uncomfortable, distracted, or alone. These experiences and others revolve around the feelings of places–how we come to love some places, feel an attachment […]

‘Squat City’ evicted again in August 2016: The battle over the Grangegorman Squat in Dublin

From 2013 to 2016, ‘Squat City’ at Grangegorman was a hub of activity and a spring for the squatting movement in Dublin. After the final closure of the squat in August 2016, Rachel Mc Ardle- an IRC-funded PhD student (#LoveIrishResearch) in the Department of Geography and the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA)- […]

The Dublin Inquirer: Some Geographical Insights

Launched in June 2015, the Dublin Inquirer online newspaper provides insights with direct relevance for geographers with interests in, for example, urban politics, geopolitics, transport geography, social geography and cultural geography. With a weekly publication date of Wednesdays (and a monthly print edition), the paper offers insights into an array of topics related to Dublin, ranging from the everyday […]