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# Dublin

August 2023
Minister condemns Grafton Street stabbing, says 'such violence has no place in our society'
One man was arrested after the incident this morning.
Swimmers rescued by RNLI near Dalkey Island
All swimmers were accounted for, brought safely ashore and assessed by a waiting ambulance crew.
Irish actors union demonstrate in solidarity with US writers and actors strike
Equity Ireland’s president said that streaming platforms have made it impossible for actors and writers to be paid fairly.
Man (20s) charged after male juveniles robbed in Temple Bar
Gardaí said the two youths were approached by three men, who took a number of items from them.
Closure of psychiatric unit in St James's Hospital labelled 'seriously concerning' by nurses
The unit equates to almost half of the available beds for the mental health services in St James’s Hospital.
Molly Malone statue to be cleaned 'as soon as possible' after being vandalised with black paint
Local councillor Ray McAdam said he is ‘annoyed and frustrated that a popular tourist attraction has been targeted and defaced’.
Gardaí close access to ATMs after queues form following glitch with Bank of Ireland app
People are being cleared from ATMs in areas where lengthy queues have formed.
Man charged after robbery in Clongriffin
He is due in court today.
'We were bullied in Parnell Park': Dublin recover for All-Ireland glory
Mick Bohan’s Dubs powered past Kerry to regain the Brendan Martin Cup yesterday.
Apartment owners threatened with legal action if they don't pay €5,000 for fire safety works
A report by
Cormac Fitzgerald
The Broadmeadows apartment complex is one of thousands of boom-era developments with fire safety defects.
Dublin's first-half storm, more heartbreak for Kerry and Tyrrell's crowning moment
The Sky Blues reigned supreme in front of 45,326 fans at Croke Park today.
Dublin dominate Kerry to secure first All-Ireland title since 2020
Hannah Tyrrell starred as Mick Bohan’s side returned to the top table.
'It's hard to describe the feeling when you become a mother for the first time'
Hannah Tyrrell is hoping to finally realise her All-Ireland dream – and create precious family memories.
“I ran as fast as I could”: British tourist describes the moment he was assaulted in Temple Bar
The group of four British tourists were attacked as they walked through Dublin’s tourist mecca of Temple Bar at 10pm last night.
Three British tourists treated in hospital after assault in Dublin city centre last night
The incident happened in Fownes Street Upper in the Temple Bar area of the city.
Dublin changes, an impressive career and raising awareness after stroke
‘It really can happen to anyone. Nobody is invincible,’ says Siobhan McGrath.
Five key questions ahead of Dublin and Kerry's novel All-Ireland final showdown
Who will lift the Brendan Martin Cup tomorrow?
Woman accused of kicking unconscious US tourist in the face during robbery is refused bail
The woman was charged with assault causing harm to the holiday-maker and robbing him in April.
No changes as Dublin and Kerry unveil sides for All-Ireland final
Throw-in at Croke Park is 4pm on Sunday.
Investigation underway following shooting in Crumlin tonight
A man has been taken to hospital as a precaution.
Dublin and Kerry's All-Ireland finalists returning to club duty this weekend
Kerry captain David Clifford and brother Paudie will make a headline return to action for Fossa at Austin Stack Park on Saturday.
Average rent in Dublin is over €2,300 - but rises have stabilised since last quarter
Outside Dublin the average increase in rent between March and June was 4.3%.
Dublin primary schools finding it incredibly difficult to recruit teachers for September
‘The Department has known that we are struggling to find teachers for months, and the Minister has said nothing’.
Investigation underway after body found near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre
A post-mortem will be conducted at a later date.
Prisoner in Mountjoy hospitalised with 'serious injuries' following assault
The man, aged in his 30s, is currently receiving treatment for serious injuries at a Dublin hospital following the assault.
Balbriggan Garda Station forced to close after member of public enters with 'historical' explosive device
The Irish Defence Forces Explosive Ordnance Disposal have been called to the scene.
Man accused of slashing teen during 'vicious and horrific' attack on bus in Dublin
The accused was arrested at Talbot Street in Dublin city centre.
Two arrested and €1.6 million of drugs seized in north Dublin
Cocaine estimated to be worth €910,000 was seized along with cannabis herb valued at €720,000.
What's happening in the plans for a directly elected mayor for Dublin?
Former Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu said the government has the mandate to run an election for a directly elected mayor for Dublin next year. If they don’t do this, she said it is very plausible that one won’t be in place until 2029.
Justice Committee asked to investigate blacklisted spyware company's presence in Ireland
A report by
Niall O'Connor
Barry Andrews has raised his concerns regarding the Intellexa group which has an office at a building on Foley Street in the capital.
Residents evacuated from Clontarf due to flooding caused by heavy rain
Dublin Fire Brigade have stated that firefighters from North Strand and Phibsborough fire stations were called to help
Iarnród Éireann announces revised bank holiday services
Line works and sporting fixtures over the bank holiday weekend have led to revised timetables.
'The baggies don't have a little health warning': Doctor warns coke strokes are on the rise
A report by
Jamie McCarron
Cocaine can cause sudden surges in blood pressure leading to a stroke in hours or even minutes.
"This year was the most I've ever seen, we had four cases in just one month."
The clinical lead of the Irish National Audit of Stroke says many people are unaware of the risks of cocaine.
It's particularly a problem in younger people, Dr Joe Harbison told reporter Jamie McCarron.
Iceland workers at Talbot St store enter fortieth day of occupation
A report by
Steven Fox
The occupation comes after the sudden closures of Iceland stores around the country.
Dublin man charged with unlawfully acting as investment firm and possessing crime proceeds
It’s alleged that he acted as an investment business firm without authorisation as required by the Investment Intermediaries Act.
‘God is in Clones’ says parish priest as 'soul friends' killed in Monaghan crash laid to rest
Mourners at Kiea Mc Cann’s funeral were told of how she and her ‘soul friend’ Dlava Mohamed had died with their hands touching.
Man charged with killing pensioner who died three weeks after suffering serious injuries
Charles McCaughley, 69, was rushed to Beaumont Hospital with severe head injuries and remained in a coma before dying on 26 June, 2021.
Paul Mannion: 'I couldn’t keep watching on in good conscience'
Having previously said his Dublin days were over, Paul Mannion felt he owed it to his teammates to give it one more go.
In opting not to speak, the legend of Dublin's North Star Cluxton has only grown
To contribute so much without looking for even a hint of personal acclaim is kind of otherworldly.
Brothers cleared of murder but found guilty of lesser offences over attack of man who died two weeks later
Ian Connaghan (34) and Daniel Connaghan (43) had both pleaded not guilty.