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# Dublin

October 2023
'It's the worst feeling': Palestinian family in Ireland fear for daughter trapped in North Gaza
Saja (26) is using a small generator to power her phone to contact her family.
'Absolute priority' to open Ireland's first supervised drug injection centre by next September
The new chief executive of Merchants Quay Ireland said the organisation also wants to push for ‘mobile injection clinics’ in the future.
Web Summit lose 'flawed' RTB appeal, ordered to pay €20k in damages to kitchen sink
A report by the RTB found the dwellers had disposed of coffee grains in the sink.
Dublin care home that only let residents shower on set days amongst 19 HIQA found non-compliant
An inspector who visited the clinic announced found residents sat in rows in front of a TV that was switched off, as several complained that not enough activities were planned for them.
Ballyhale hit 5-19 in Kilkenny semi-final, St Thomas still on track for Galway six in-a-row
Ballyboden St Enda’s and Na Fianna will face off in the Dublin final.
'This is a matter of basic health': Will Dublin City get congestion charges any time soon?
A report by
Cormac Fitzgerald
There have been calls for low emissions zones and congestion charges to be introduced in the capital.
Thousands of protestors march through Dublin in support of Palestine
The march organised by Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign made its way to the Israeli embassy.
Fire engines released from scene as car park fire brought under control in Dublin City
It is understood a tram that was close to the incident had to be evacuated.
Complainant rejects claims she was never in the home of Irish celebrity charged with defilement
The woman maintained in court that she had attended the defendant’s home on two occasions.
Controlled explosion on Sandymount Beach after historical device discovered
Two separate requests for assistance were received from the Defence Forces.
Two men arrested during protest at Israeli Embassy in Dublin
Gardaí confirmed arrests were made at the consulate in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Witnesses describe moment boxing coach Pete Taylor charged at gunman who opened fire on gym
Both witnesses claimed Pete Taylor charged at the gunman after he entered the boxing club.
Luas services return after Gardaí find 'nothing of concern' in security alert investigation
Luas has said it will update passengers “in due course”.
Rally held outside Dáil in solidarity with Palestine
The rally condemned the “Israeli occupation and oppression” of Palestine and was backed by People Before Profit and the Union of Students in Ireland.
Garda pleads not guilty to stealing €70 worth of cannabis from colleague's locker
The garda faces four charges relating to the damage to the locker and the possession of the cannabis.
Woman killed in Phibsborough hit-and-run incident named, with case referred to Garda Ombudsman
The collision occurred last night in the Cross Guns Bridge area.
Teenager who stole 24 bikes from Dublin apartment blocks receives three year sentence
The final 16 months of the sentence are suspended.
South Dublin County Council investigating pollution in River Poddle which coloured water white
The council told The Journal that it is not aware of “any noticeable impact on fish and bird life” following the incident.
Former Stardust manager tells inquest it was 'unsafe' to keep exit doors locked on disco nights
Eamon Butterly said ‘the consequences would be bad’ if the doors were locked during an emergency, but told the inquest that staff ‘would be keeping an eye on the doors’.
Dublin duo up against Kerry star for Player of the Year award
Six further counties are represented in the nominations for the Intermediate and Junior awards.
DCC votes to keep Local Property Tax at mimimum despite claims of 'dirty, smelly' streets
Those who favour increasing it say the funds are needed to clean up the capital.
Over 3,000 people conferred with Irish citizenship at ceremonies in Dublin
Ireland’s newest citizens come from 131 countries across the globe and are living across the 32 counties of Ireland.
Gardaí investigating theft of live-streaming camera from St Ann's Church, Dawson Street
The camera is said to have been taken during the main service on Sunday.
September 2023
Lindsay Hoyle: Social media's role during January 6 riots was a 'wake up call' for parliaments
The Journal spoke with Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle in Dublin this week.
Man in critical condition after assault in Dublin city early this morning
Another man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Dublin City Council refuse planning permission for new hotel in Temple Bar
The nine page report recommending refusal states that the Council had serious concerns with the proposed change of use to hotel.
European speakers of parliament urge for better protections against abuse towards politicians
Hate speech and violence towards politicians is posing a “serious challenge” to the functioning of democracy.
Ukraine's parliament speaker tells Dublin conference that Europe 'woke to its mistake' after invasion
Over 60 speakers or deputy speakers are present at the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament in Dublin today.
Woman charged after garda 'temporarily blind' after being sprayed with chemical substance
Frances Harrison was remanded in continuing custody to appear again on 25 October.
Man suffers 'serious facial injuries' following dog attack in Dublin
A garda spokesperson said the dog has since been put down.
IABA to investigate use of National Stadium for 'SPHE information evening' by Christian group
The event is organised by Christian Voice Ireland.
'It is incredibly disruptive': Householders' soaring stress levels over nighttime flights
A report by
Jane Moore
Details of complaints to the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority were released under FOI.
Dublin senior football semi-final draw is made, Tullamore lift Offaly title
Tullamore saw off Ferbane in the Offaly decider.
Senior Irish-based X employee who liked tweets critical of Elon Musk halts disciplinary process
X, previously known as Twitter, attempted to have a disciplinary hearing with the employee this afternoon.
Garda sprayed with suspected ammonia in 'disgraceful' attack following pursuit of stolen car
A woman in her 30s has been arrested and is being detained in the city centre.
Motorist fails in attempt to avoid M50 toll charges by citing 'Magna Carta Hiberniae of 1216'
Twenty six different motorists were fined a total of €379,000 after ignoring hundreds of toll payments.
Dublin, Offaly and Clare senior GAA club games live on TV next weekend
Plenty for GAA fans to enjoy.
Airport stabbing was 'random, unprovoked' attack, gardaí believe
One man in his 50s was stabbed in an apparently unprovoked incident outside the entrance to Terminal One.
Woman hospitalised after serious collision in Glasnevin involving two cyclists
The woman is believed to have sustained serious injuries, according to a statement from gardaí.
Gardaí plan to roll out body cameras to record incidents with public from 2025
Gardaí said they were unable to give exact costs but it is anticipated that the system would cost in the region of €10m.