Neither Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil have shown any serious commitment to tackling the homeless crisis. They have been content to have people put onto the streets and leave it to the law to make the victims invisible.
Well done to Dublin City Council and the Gardai for turning up to the bonfire at Teresa’s Gardens to demolish the bonfire and dampen what has been a long-standing inner city tradition.
Any time a police van or car approaches the entrance, those who see it let out a loud whistle which is repeated by its hearers all the way to the very back of the complex. Even when there is nothing illegal happening the warning is sounded because the folk know from hard experience that the police will find something.