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# Parnell Square

1st December 2023
Tánaiste calls on McDonald to apologise for sharing image online of man sitting on steps near school stabbing location
Mary Lou McDonald today defended her actions.
This week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Sinn Féin: TDs shared image of man near school stabbing scene to highlight 'antisocial behaviour'
The man was sitting on steps and drinking from a can.
Garda Commissioner faces questions from TDs after Dublin Riots
Commissioner Drew Harris has been invited to the Oireachtas justice committee today.
Justice Minister seeks to reassure parents of Parnell Square school and says gardaí are present
Social Democrats TD Gary Gannon said there was not ‘one garda present on Parnell Square’ today.
'Hate has no place in Dublin': Workers gather in city centre in show of solidarity following riots last week
The rally was organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
Gardaí investigating after seat on a Dublin bus catches fire last night
Flames and smoke were seen inside the upper deck of the parked vehicle.
Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Six-year-old girl discharged from hospital following stabbing incident in Dublin
Another girl remains in CHI Temple Street Hospital, where she is being treated for serious injuries.
Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
A five-year-old girl remains in critical condition in hospital following a stabbing yesterday.
Gardaí are out in force in the city centre following last night's unrest.
Sinn Féin expressed no confidence in the Justice Minister, but she said she will not resign.
The five-year-old girl who was injured in yesterday's stabbing incident remains in critical condition.
Aoife Barry: I didn’t recognise the Dublin I witnessed yesterday - it was terrifying
'It was pure instinct': Brazilian Deliveroo driver tells of moment he stopped Parnell Street attacker
Five-year-old girl in critical condition following stabbing incident in Dublin yesterday
Gardaí said a woman in her 30s remains in a serious condition, while a six-year-old girl is still receiving treatment for less serious injuries.
Condemnation of Dublin riots as gardaí investigate earlier stabbing outside school
Investigators are satisfied there was no terror-related motive for the attack outside the school.
Rioting has broken out in Dublin City centre, with Garda Commissioner Drew Harris condemning the 'lunatic hooligan faction' which has set fire on buses and Luas carriages, looted shops and smashed and burned garda cars.
The riots come after five people, including three young children, were hospitalised after a stabbing outside a school on Parnell Street this afternoon.
Rioters smash shop windows and loot clothes in Dublin City Centre
Crowds have confronted gardaí in the streets around the area – throwing bottles, bags of rubbish and other missiles at police as public order officers were deployed.
Garda Commissioner condemns 'lunatic hooligan faction' behind riot scenes in Dublin city
Crowds have confronted gardaí in the streets around Parnell Square East this evening.
Five people hospitalised, including three children, in suspected stabbing outside school in Dublin
Two of the injured – a woman (30s) and a girl (5) – have sustained serious injuries.
All time
Plans for City Library at Parnell Square proceed with project manager set to take up role this month
Funding problems and rising costs led the Council to scale back the project last year and focus on delivering the City Library.
Armed gardaí arrest man accused of pulling gun on shopkeeper
A video of the incident was taken from a nearby bus.
Post-mortem due on man found dead in car in Dublin city centre
According to gardaí, the man was in his early 20s.
Council seeks €30 million in Government funding for City Library at Parnell Square
An Bord Pleanála granted planning permission for the City Library last May.
Concerns raised over funding of Dublin's City Library at Parnell Square
The project is expected to cost over €100 million.
Dublin City Council to pay €45m to fund proposed Parnell Square library
That amounts to just under half of the estimated cost for the Cultural Quarter.
'Lethal', 'insane' - cyclists have their say on what it's like dealing with the Luas expansion works
Many people have complained to Transport Infrastructure Ireland regarding the sometimes-hazardous nature of cycling near Luas works.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after 25-year-old man stabbed in face
The incident happened on Parnell Square in Dublin’s city centre.
Two hospitalised after one man stabbed and another attacked with metal piping
The separate incident saw both men suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Anti-immigrant graffiti appears in Garden of Remembrance
The graffiti makes reference to the 1916 Rising.
Staff at city centre hotel threatened with blade by lone raider
A man’s been arrested over the raid, which happened on Parnell Square.
Disability access for Garden of Remembrance to be addressed
A decision on a proposed Journey of Light memorial could pave the way for a universally accessible Garden of Remembrance.
Dublin library to move to Parnell Square in €60m 'cultural quarter' project
The central library, currently based in the Ilac Centre, will become the focal point for a new ‘cultural district’.
Memorial for abuse victims unveiled
‘Journey of Light’ will be erected at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin over the next two years.
Pipe bands, stamps and old engines: Dublin Fire Brigade marks 150 years
A parade through Dublin city centre will take place later this evening.
Occupy Dame Street marches through Dublin as deaths put pressure on US movement
Police in Oakland, California are again calling on the city’s Occupy protest camp to disband, saying the protesters are diverting police resources from crime-afflicted areas.
Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store
A t-shirt showing silhouettes dancing at the Iron Lady’s grave is withdrawn, after being slammed by Unionist politicians.
Thousands expected for anti-austerity march
The Enough Campaign is organising the protest against the EU/IMF programme in Dublin today.
In pictures: the first day of the Queen's historic visit
The first hours of the first ever visit by a British Monarch to the Republic of Ireland – as seen through the camera lens.
Twenty-one arrests in city centre as Queen visits Garden of Remembrance
“All hell breaks loose” on Dorset Street as the Queen arrives to lay a wreath to Irish republicans at the Garden of Remembrance.