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House in the Suburbs

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When the streets of a city empty, where do the people go? Greystones.


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by Soula Emmanuel
06.04.21

Read time: 8 mins

As people flock to the outer suburbs, how can we make adequate space for work and life in villages across Ireland?

Grafton Street was empty on St Stephen’s Day, you’ll recall. We were all sat at home, waiting for the onset of a hangover we’re still trying to Berocca our way through so many months later. The winter sales were essentially an online-only phenomenon in 2020, click but don’t collect – just like work was, just like everything was. The quietness of the city brought a change to the rhythms of life, though: ducks roamed the...

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