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# city-hall - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Five-metre-tall sculpture inspired by Dublin Castle Scandal unveiled outside City Hall
# HOLD YOUR NOSE
# HOLD YOUR NOSE

Five-metre-tall sculpture inspired by Dublin Castle Scandal unveiled outside City Hall

Sep 29th 2021, 12:19 PM 27,784 Views 26 Comments

Lord Mayor Alisan Gilliland said that she welcomes it as an “inspiring symbol of hope”.

# city-hall - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime
# Threat
# Threat

Banner threat to Gerry Adams being investigated as hate crime

Feb 10th 2021, 6:29 PM 41,256 Views 28 Comments

It appeared at the front railings of Belfast City Hall on Saturday.

# city-hall - Monday 7 October, 2019

Jennifer Arcuri says any private life she had with Boris Johnson is 'no one's business'
# No Favouritism
# No Favouritism

Jennifer Arcuri says any private life she had with Boris Johnson is 'no one's business'

Oct 7th 2019, 8:51 AM 36,743 Views 38 Comments

The US businesswoman was reportedly given over €141,000 in public money by Johnson when he was in City Hall.

# city-hall - Monday 15 October, 2018

Body of man (20s) discovered at Galway's City Hall
# Death
# Death

Body of man (20s) discovered at Galway's City Hall

Oct 15th 2018, 2:25 PM 21,263 Views 1 Comment

The discovery of the body was made at City Hall on College Road at around 9.30am this morning.

# city-hall - Friday 1 December, 2017

'It's a show of solidarity': Pride flag set to fly over Dublin City Hall next summer
# Pride
# Pride

'It's a show of solidarity': Pride flag set to fly over Dublin City Hall next summer

Dec 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 9,046 Views 203 Comments

The vote is to happen on Monday.

# city-hall - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:25 AM 26,439 Views 197 Comments

Earlier this year, Dublin City councillors voted to fly the Palestinian flag over City Hall as a gesture of solidarity.

Poll: Should the Catalan flag be flown over Dublin's City Hall?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should the Catalan flag be flown over Dublin's City Hall?

Nov 2nd 2017, 8:47 AM 56,521 Views 257 Comments

A vote will be held this morning on whether the flag should be flown as a gesture of solidarity.

# city-hall - Monday 2 October, 2017

Sinn Féin councillor climbs City Hall with Catalonia flag at Dublin demo
# Chris Andrews
# Chris Andrews

Sinn Féin councillor climbs City Hall with Catalonia flag at Dublin demo

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:06 PM 35,476 Views 139 Comments

Councillor Chris Andrews told TheJournal.ie that it was a “spur of the moment” thing.

# city-hall - Friday 16 June, 2017

The bat signal was beamed over LA last night as a lovely tribute to Adam West
# Gotham City PD
From The Daily Edge
# Gotham City PD

The bat signal was beamed over LA last night as a lovely tribute to Adam West

Jun 16th 2017, 7:36 AM 4,239 Views 0 Comments

Pitch perfect.

# city-hall - Friday 14 April, 2017

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings
# Belfast
# Belfast

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

Apr 14th 2017, 2:37 PM 13,981 Views 192 Comments

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

# city-hall - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Dubliners, this is your chance to 'talk to Joe' about violent crime in the city
# Open Forum
# Open Forum

Dubliners, this is your chance to 'talk to Joe' about violent crime in the city

Sep 22nd 2016, 8:51 AM 15,409 Views 67 Comments

The RTÉ broadcaster is to chair a public meeting next week.

# city-hall - Monday 12 September, 2016

Flag flying at half mast at Limerick City Hall for Ailish Sheehan
# Mark Of Respect
# Mark Of Respect

Flag flying at half mast at Limerick City Hall for Ailish Sheehan

Sep 12th 2016, 1:17 PM 17,842 Views 5 Comments

The champion Irish rower died last week after an accident in Poland.

# city-hall - Monday 13 June, 2016

Thousands turn out for "rainbow vigil" in Dublin to honour those killed in Orlando shooting
# City Hall
# City Hall

Thousands turn out for "rainbow vigil" in Dublin to honour those killed in Orlando shooting

Jun 13th 2016, 7:57 PM 32,704 Views 174 Comments

A large crowd – some draped in rainbow flags and holding balloons and other items – gathered at about 7pm this evening for the vigil.

# city-hall - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor assaulted on bus during hate crime incident
# Belfast
# Belfast

Sinn Féin councillor assaulted on bus during hate crime incident

Mar 31st 2015, 9:05 PM 22,001 Views 81 Comments

Mary Ellen Campbell attempted to break up an incident involving a couple from Poland.

# city-hall - Monday 9 March, 2015

Council meeting called off AGAIN as protester refuses to leave chamber
# Cork
# Cork

Council meeting called off AGAIN as protester refuses to leave chamber

Mar 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 19,601 Views 145 Comments

The People’s Convention are in a row with the council over posters. One member of the group wouldn’t leave this evening, and the meeting was cancelled.

# city-hall - Saturday 29 November, 2014

'We won't pay': Protesters gather outside Irish Water HQ
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

'We won't pay': Protesters gather outside Irish Water HQ

Nov 29th 2014, 8:47 PM 42,157 Views 242 Comments

There are also protests in Limerick, Galway, Cork and elsewhere.

# city-hall - Monday 13 October, 2014

These historic photos of Dublin are great
# Reeling In The Years
# Reeling In The Years

These historic photos of Dublin are great

Oct 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 21,901 Views 17 Comments

A new book juxtaposes modern and historic scenes in the capital.

# city-hall - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

The Gardaí are set to ramp up efforts to keep the capital's elderly safe
# The Old Guard
# The Old Guard

The Gardaí are set to ramp up efforts to keep the capital's elderly safe

Sep 10th 2014, 4:23 PM 6,474 Views 18 Comments

Dublin City Council and Age Friendly Ireland have teamed up to try and improve the lives of Dublin’s elderly.

# city-hall - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Open Thread: Nominations for a WOMAN to receive the Freedom of Dublin, please!
# City Hall
# City Hall

Open Thread: Nominations for a WOMAN to receive the Freedom of Dublin, please!

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:30 PM 11,609 Views 122 Comments

There have been no female recipients of the award since 2000, when Aung San Suu Kyi was honoured.

# city-hall - Saturday 10 May, 2014

"End rent allowance discrimination": Families to protest over homelessness in Dublin
# Homeless
# Homeless

"End rent allowance discrimination": Families to protest over homelessness in Dublin

May 10th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,009 Views 84 Comments

The two families say that high rents and abuse of the system are forcing people into homelessness.

# city-hall - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Something tells us there may be only 500 days to the Rugby World Cup
# Massive Clue
From The42
# Massive Clue

Something tells us there may be only 500 days to the Rugby World Cup

May 6th 2014, 10:54 AM 3,806 Views 7 Comments

Our rugby senses are tingling.

# city-hall - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The people's poles: Local election candidates want more poster time
# Early Poleing
# Early Poleing

The people's poles: Local election candidates want more poster time

Apr 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,138 Views 28 Comments

Established parties have an unfair advantage heading into the May 23 election, the ‘People’s Candidates’ group is arguing.

# city-hall - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

'They've been preparing freshly baked biscuits': When Michael D met Boris Johnson (video)
# State Visit
# State Visit

'They've been preparing freshly baked biscuits': When Michael D met Boris Johnson (video)

Apr 9th 2014, 3:24 PM 16,565 Views 26 Comments

London Mayor Boris Johnson had a unique way of greeting the President at City Hall in London this afternoon.

# city-hall - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus
# Belfast Flag Protests
# Belfast Flag Protests

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

Aug 29th 2013, 4:17 PM 4,556 Views 18 Comments

The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.

# city-hall - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Dublin takes part in worldwide Persian festival for first time
# Nowruz
# Nowruz

Dublin takes part in worldwide Persian festival for first time

Mar 23rd 2013, 5:33 PM 7,483 Views 24 Comments

Nowruz is a traditional festival to mark spring – and last night people from Ireland’s Afghan, Azerbaijani, Baha’I, Iranian, Kazakh, Kurdish and Turkish communities all gathered to celebrate it.

# city-hall - Friday 1 March, 2013

200 take part in Belfast union flag protest
# Belfast
# Belfast

200 take part in Belfast union flag protest

Mar 1st 2013, 7:50 PM 5,279 Views 33 Comments

The protest took place at Belfast City Hall, with some protesters then travelling to Stormont for a peaceful protest.

# city-hall - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Column: Why are loyalists so angry about a flag?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are loyalists so angry about a flag?

Dec 18th 2012, 6:55 AM 1,151 Views 145 Comments

The furious protests in Belfast are born primarily of the hurt of abandonment, writes Michael Anderson.

# city-hall - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

PHOTOS: 14 police officers injured in Belfast protests over Union flag
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PHOTOS: 14 police officers injured in Belfast protests over Union flag

Dec 4th 2012, 8:05 AM 6,890 Views 60 Comments

A group of angry protesters clashed with police outside Belfast City Hall last night as the council voted to reduce the number of days the Union flag flies outside the building.

# city-hall - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Rio 2016: Favela dwellers face eviction as Olympic highway is planned
# Clear Out
From The42
# Clear Out

Rio 2016: Favela dwellers face eviction as Olympic highway is planned

Aug 22nd 2012, 10:06 AM 6,305 Views 8 Comments

“Our government wants to act like Robin Hood, but the other way around,” says one resident, “take from the poor to give to the rich.”

# city-hall - Friday 17 February, 2012

Sinn Féin councillors support Belfast Diamond Jubilee events
# Shindig
# Shindig

Sinn Féin councillors support Belfast Diamond Jubilee events

Feb 17th 2012, 8:51 AM 1,770 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin members told a council meeting that they would support the celebrations, including a Big Sunday Lunch and a tea dance.

# city-hall - Sunday 29 January, 2012

300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California
# Occupy
# Occupy

300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California

Jan 29th 2012, 9:22 AM 1,702 Views 15 Comments

Demonstrators burned an American flag in a city hall after police fired tear gas and bean bags to disperse the crowds.

# city-hall - Monday 5 December, 2011

Dublin councillors reject flood defence plan for Clontarf
# Clontarf
# Clontarf

Dublin councillors reject flood defence plan for Clontarf

Dec 5th 2011, 9:45 PM 4,072 Views 22 Comments

The plan was unanimously rejected at a Council meeting this evening after several thousand residents of the Dublin suburb objected to the controversial plan.

# city-hall - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Woman could face charges after slamming dead raccoon against window
# Anger Management
From The Daily Edge
# Anger Management

Woman could face charges after slamming dead raccoon against window

Dec 4th 2011, 2:21 PM 4,231 Views 7 Comments

Police in Vermont say the woman left the raccoon’s body outside City Hall before walking off one morning two weeks ago.

# city-hall - Monday 28 November, 2011

Protesters defy deadline at Occupy LA
# Occupy
# Occupy

Protesters defy deadline at Occupy LA

Nov 28th 2011, 11:42 AM 728 Views 1 Comment

The protesters have so far defied an order from the city’s mayor to move on from outside the City Hall, where they have been camped for the past two months.