One old haunt after another is disappearing in a rapidly transforming Dublin... For Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1, listen to Living In A Ghost City, by Aoife Barry above.
When my two younger sisters were in Dublin recently for a brief visit, I clicked into older sister mode. They booked an aparthotel in the city centre, and after 13 years living in the capital I proudly gave them some local tips.
On their final day, we ate brunch in a restaurant where the high ceilings made it feel like we were in a loud and buzzing festival tent. Though the price of a chai latte made me splutter, it was a relief to be in such an energetic place not so long after Covid had kept the city quiet.....
Listen to more from Sunday Miscellany here.