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# Dublin

September 2023
One person dies after fire breaks out on Dublin city centre street
Fire services evacuated people from the building this afternoon.
Housing Minister condemns 'misinformation' letters distributed in Dublin with Fianna Fáil logo
Darragh O’Brien said it was “clear someone went to great lengths draft, print and circulate” the disinformation.
MetroLink on track to be one of the most expensive underground rail projects in the world
Paul O’Donoghue takes a look at the long-running project.
Enoch Burke to be jailed again for contempt of court as he continues to show up at school
The school teacher was jailed in September 2022 for the same offence.
Dublin’s new safety action plan to target prolific young offenders and roll out community wardens
The report launched today states ‘there remains a narrative that the North Inner City is unsafe’.
Woman in her 80s killed and man seriously injured in separate hit-and-runs in Dublin and Waterford
The car initially failed to remain at the scene but has since been identified and recovered by gardaí and will be subject to a technical examination.
New plans for St Stephen's Green shopping centre include added retail and basement cinema
The applicants are proposing to replace a planned first floor office with a new mall with additional retail, food and beverage and cultural uses.
Search and rescue helicopters to stand down for two hours over employment dispute
Shannon and Dublin bases will be offline from noon to 1pm today and Sligo and Waterford will be offline from 1PM until 2PM.
Report recommends Dublin adds 300 new 'bike bunkers' by 2026
There are currently 12 bike bunkers – secure hangars which can accommodate around six bicycles each – located around Dublin city.
Two Gardaí hospitalised after Clondalkin house fire
A woman in her 50s was also taken to hospital.
Overhaul of Dublin city centre roads will address cross-town traffic
A report by
Valerie Flynn
Changes to the areas around Pearse Street and the Custom House will be tabled next week as part of plans to boost public transport, walking and cycling.
A complete overhaul of the Westland Row, Pearse Street and Tara Street area is planned.
The Journal understands Tara Street - currently a busy traffic route with narrow footpaths - will have more space allocated to active travel and buses.
Valerie Flynn reports from a cycling symposium in the capital.
Man hospitalised with 'serious injuries' following assault in Dublin
The assault occurred on Monday at around 7.30pm near the Cherrywood entrance to Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.
TikTok to begin storing European user data in Dublin
The video platform has been treated with Western governments over how it handles user data
Waterford and Dublin senior GAA club games live on TV next Sunday
Walsh Park and Parnell Park host the two encounters on TG4.
Mater Hospital requested additional garda patrols due to drug dealing in Emergency Department
The Mater Hospital also raised serious concerns over its Centre for Nurse Education, which it said was being burgled at least twice every year.
Gardaí issue appeal for missing person Conor Jordan
Conor has been missing from Rathfarnham, Co Dublin, since Sunday.
Mother accused of threats and intimidating ‘key witness' in manslaughter trial denied bail
The woman was charged her with making threats to kill or seriously harm a woman and threatening her with intent to obstruct justice.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses as they investigate fatal Busáras road collision
Luas Red Line services have also returned to normal.
Migrant rights group awaiting response from Justice Minister on ‘immigration checks’ concern
Last week, the Garda Press Office announced that planned ‘days of high impact visibility’ in Dublin city centre would include ‘immigration checks’.
August 2023
Jason O’Connor charged with attempted murder of Charlie Cooper in 2016 shooting
Charlie Cooper, then 38, suffered multiple gunshot wounds but survived following emergency surgery in James Connolly Hospital.
Fingal split into two 3-seater constituencies as Dublin set to get new TDs and boundary changes
The Electoral Commission published its Constituency Review report this morning.
Death of 16-month-old in foster care due to several factors including sedative effect of antihistamine
The boy was found in an unresponsive state in his cot on the morning of 11 April, 2022.
Twitter paid out €12.7 million to redundant Dublin employees since Musk purchase
Musk acquired Twitter last October and within weeks, Twitter confirmed that 140 employees at the Dublin base were being made redundant.
Delays expected in Phoenix Park as construction begins on temporary bus stops
There will be seven stops within the park, including stops at Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Roundabout and Phoenix Park Visitor Centre.
Teenager charged with attacks on three English tourists in Temple Bar has bail revoked
A court heard he knocked over an elderly woman and injured a Garda inspector while evading officers in the same area on Sunday.
Man in hospital after he was involved in a collision with cyclist on an e-bike in Dublin
Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to St James’ Hospital in Dublin.
Tánaiste declares Naval Service 'not acceptable' and calls for 'radical' recruitment drive
A report by
Niall O'Connor
The Journal revealed on Wednesday that the Irish Naval Service will have just two ships available to go to sea until the new year.
An Bord Pleanála to hold ‘oral hearing’ into €9.5 billion Dublin Metrolink project
The oral hearing will provide a platform for third parties to outline their concerns over aspects of the estimated €9.5 billion project.
US military flyover, ship visit and marching bands to coincide with American football in Dublin
Along with the visit of the ship there will also be a flyover of US military aircraft above the city.
‘Frustrating’ incident sees raw sewage discharged into Fingal's protected Baldoyle Bay
Baldoyle Bay is both a Special Protection Area and a Special Area of Conservation.
Three teenagers arrested after allegedly joyriding in Dublin last night
Gardaí said the vehicle failed to stop when directed to at 12.30am last night in Lucan, Co Dublin.
65-year-old tourist dragged onto ground into Dublin laneway during robbery, court hears
Rian Dunne was refused bail today.
Immigrant groups concerned about implications of 'immigration checks' in Dublin
Armed units, dog units, and public order units will also be deployed.
McEntee: Extra gardaí in Dublin will not involve 'people with tasers on the side of the street'
An Garda Síochána yesterday announced that specialist units will be deployed in the centre of the capital on an overtime basis.
P&O Ferries announce plans to close its Dublin to Liverpool route
The ferry giant has blamed the move on the unavailability of a berth in Liverpool.
Molly Malone statue vandalised for the second time in a week
The words ’7 years bad luck’ were painted in green over black paint on the statue’s chest.
Second teenager charged over Temple Bar assault and robbery released on strict bail conditions
Garda Ruth Finnegan objected to bail due to the seriousness of the case and possible witness interference.
Swords tenants resisting eviction by €6bn real estate fund include kids and woman who has cancer
“We know now, that they can’t just put us out on the street without a court order,” one mum living in the apartments said.
Man (30s) accused of stabbing another man on Dublin's Grafton Street denied bail
The incident occurred yesterday morning.
Disappointment for Ireland as India seal T20 win
Ruturaj Gaikwad’s 58 and Rinku Singh’s explosive debut cameo eased the tourists to a 33-run victory in Dublin.