Protests Against Romanian Government By Romanian Groups In Ireland Held Outside Romanian Embassy In Dublin

Romanian citizens in Ireland, echoing the concerns of their compatriots in Romania have been holding a series of protests outside the Romanian Embassy in Waterloo Road in Dublin.


Romanian protestors outside the Romanian Embassy in Dublin, January 31 2017

Comunitatea Românilor din Ireland (Romanian Community of Ireland) has released statements expressing concern about the recent attempts by the Romanain government to pass legislation which would decriminalise abuse of power offences where the amount of money involved is below a certain level. The group is specifically concerned that the current unrest in Romania, where the government has just survived a vote of no confidence, is adversely affecting the attitude of host countries to members of the Romanian diaspora. Continue reading

Grand Old Lady Of Rebel Row

No 9 Belgrave Rd today. The plaque to the left of the door commemorates Dr. Kathleen Lynn who lived in the house from 1903–1955.

No 9 Belgrave Rd today. The plaque to the left of the door commemorates Dr. Kathleen Lynn who lived in the house from 1903–1955.

Period redbrick houses in Dublin 6 are among the most desirable of residences for many. This is due in part to the elegance of their high ceilings, large reception rooms joined with classic double doors, big sash windows and, if you’re lucky, intact mouldings, ceiling roses, stairways and fireplaces. Then there’s the location of the old Victorian suburbs like Rathmines which offer walking distance to the City Centre coupled with the graceful old tree-lined roads and parks of the period. Continue reading