The City – The Shrinking Playground of Dublin

“Now that the evenings are long and bright again, the children are out in force in Dublin’s streets. The hop-scotch courses and home-made swings abound, as the children turn the streets into one big playground. Children have played in the streets since streets began… streets make almost ideal playgrounds, full of things to climb on, pavements to draw on, pedestrians to jeer at, and that constant element of danger that spices all the best-loved children’s games.” Maev Kennedy, The Irish Times, 1978

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