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From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Pop up' projects are creative and positive – but can mask deeper social problems Opinion

Column: 'Pop up' projects are creative and positive – but can mask deeper social problems

The ‘pop-up’ phenomenon has become popular in cities with vacant spaces in recent years – but, as positive as these projects are, local authorities are using them to paper-over their failure to fix to chronic urban problems, write Mick Byrne and Patrick Bresnihan.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates Granby Park This post contains images

Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates

The temporary park at Dominick Street Lower was envisioned by the Upstart collaborative group and financed in part through on online Fundit campaign.

From TheJournal.ie A sneak peek at Dublin’s inner city pop-up park Granby Park

A sneak peek at Dublin’s inner city pop-up park

The park is being constructed entirely by volunteers, transforming a vacant site into a cultural playground.

From TheJournal.ie Pop-up inner-city park gets €21k funding boost Pop Up

Pop-up inner-city park gets €21k funding boost

The park will open on 22 August – and thanks to the generosity of a large number of people, work has already begun.