SHUTTING UP SHOP: Is Dublin City Council doing enough to prevent independent retailers going out of business?
Dublin’s independent shops are under pressure. In the past few years, Dublin institutions including Walton’s, Hall Cameras and Boyer’s have either moved or closed down.
The Lee in Cork city has burst its banks on numerous occasions in the past and with sea levels set to rise due to climate change, concern is increasing about the need for better flood protection for its businesses and residents.
5 Backers raised €150 of €2900
Around the world, minority groups are overrepresented in prisons. In New Zealand, indigenous Maori people make up 15% of the population but half of the prison population while, in the US, black people are over five times more likely than white people to go to prison.
3 Backers raised €130 of €1890
PARENT RIGHTS: Why are same-sex couples and other parents still in legal limbo with their own children?
Half a decade after Ireland’s historic marriage equality vote, many same-sex couples and so-called ‘non-traditional families’ still face discrimination when it comes to their rights as parents.
14 Backers raised €505 of €750
With almost 4,000 people in custody in Ireland, Noteworthy want to take a look inside the prison system and conduct an in-depth investigation to reveal the reality of incarceration.
1 Backer raised €20 of €2950
We want to help you understand how Ireland works, and why it sometimes doesn't work...