Voluble opposition to the three-hour St Patrick’s Street car ban was strong enough to see the city council’s first attempt abandoned after three weeks before Lady Macbeth’s counsel about courage and sticking places was heeded.
I apologise in advance. I try not to start these columns with a rant. It’s a great privilege to be given space like this to express a point of view, and I’ve tried to accept that other people have a point of view, too. And that (mostly) they’re entitled to it.
Government departments will be forced to pay out of their own pockets if they fail to hit specific multi-year environmental targets, potentially putting other services at risk if they continue to ignore the climate crisis.