It ended with a tweet.
Last night, DCC announced the end of pedestrianisation on Capel Street and Parliament Street, by way of a tweet outlining how successful it had been. There was no consultation with the businesses surviving because of the pedestrianisation, or the people living there enjoying their traffic free life.
We’re talking to the landlady with the biggest, blondest wigs since Peggy Mitchell – the Queen of Ireland, Panti aka Rory O’Neill, about the frustrations of running your business on the whims of tweets, the exhaustion of having essential changes to the city based on outrage and public pressure rather than a vision for how the city can be better and how having a city run by elected officials with no power needs to be overthrown.
The City Revolution is a coming……