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# college-green - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Man (30s) arrested after cash robbed and staff threatened in shop in Dublin city
# College Green
# College Green

Man (30s) arrested after cash robbed and staff threatened in shop in Dublin city

Mar 19th 2020, 10:45 AM 27,234 Views 0 Comments

The robbery happened on College Green at 7.30pm last night.

# college-green - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'Mini Stonehenge': Utility boxes used to develop Luas don't need planning permission
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

'Mini Stonehenge': Utility boxes used to develop Luas don't need planning permission

Nov 28th 2019, 6:18 PM 29,423 Views 32 Comments

The Dublin Civic Trust described the emergence of the boxes as “appalling.”

# college-green - Sunday 22 September, 2019

College Green will be car-free today, here's what you need to know
# Dublin
# Dublin

College Green will be car-free today, here's what you need to know

Sep 22nd 2019, 6:30 AM 11,887 Views 22 Comments

Dublin is one of several cities marking Car Free Day 2019.

# college-green - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised again today - these diversions will be in place
# College Green Plaza
# College Green Plaza

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised again today - these diversions will be in place

Jul 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 18,609 Views 29 Comments

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

# college-green - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?
# College Green
# College Green

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?

Jul 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,265 Views 15 Comments

Dublin City Council is trialling three traffic-free days at College Green this summer.

# college-green - Friday 26 July, 2019

Council hails 'overwhelmingly positive' traffic-free College Green with plan to double space this Sunday
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Council hails 'overwhelmingly positive' traffic-free College Green with plan to double space this Sunday

Jul 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,168 Views 59 Comments

College Green in Dublin city centre will be traffic-free again this Sunday.

# college-green - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised?

Jul 21st 2019, 9:29 AM 29,897 Views 131 Comments

A trial is happening today, but some people want the move to be permanent.

# college-green - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised tomorrow - these diversions will be in place
# No Traffic
# No Traffic

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised tomorrow - these diversions will be in place

Jul 20th 2019, 9:30 PM 35,492 Views 56 Comments

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

# college-green - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Here are the days Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised this summer
# No Cars Go
# No Cars Go

Here are the days Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised this summer

Jun 22nd 2019, 2:15 PM 39,733 Views 67 Comments

The area will be traffic-free on three Sundays in late July and early August.

# college-green - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'We want to see it at its best': Dublin City Council plans closure of College Green for summer events
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

'We want to see it at its best': Dublin City Council plans closure of College Green for summer events

Jan 30th 2019, 6:34 PM 20,184 Views 30 Comments

Plans for the pedestrianised plaza were rejected by An Bord Pleanála last year.

# college-green - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Dublin City Council spent over €600,000 on design consultants for College Green Plaza
# DESIGN FEES
# DESIGN FEES

Dublin City Council spent over €600,000 on design consultants for College Green Plaza

Jan 6th 2019, 7:45 AM 14,173 Views 29 Comments

Under the envisioned pedestrian and cycle plaza all traffic would be banned from entering Dame Street via College Green.

# college-green - Monday 3 December, 2018

Fresh College Green Plaza application to be lodged by Dublin City Council next year
# College Green
# College Green

Fresh College Green Plaza application to be lodged by Dublin City Council next year

Dec 3rd 2018, 7:12 PM 8,914 Views 22 Comments

The council’s original plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected last month by the An Bord Pleanála.

# college-green - Sunday 2 December, 2018

60% of people want Dublin's College Green to be traffic-free and turned into a plaza
# Dublin
# Dublin

60% of people want Dublin's College Green to be traffic-free and turned into a plaza

Dec 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 31,849 Views 87 Comments

Dublin City Council’s plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected last month by An Bord Pleanála.

# college-green - Sunday 25 November, 2018

All is not lost - the civic plaza at College Green should still go ahead
# Opinion
# Opinion

All is not lost - the civic plaza at College Green should still go ahead

Nov 25th 2018, 12:15 PM 12,240 Views 41 Comments

An Bord Pleanála refused the plans but said they would enhance the amenity and attractiveness of this city centre location. The door is clearly open to resubmit, writes Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe.

# college-green - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Future of College Green: Council CEO says gradual changes will lead to 'completely traffic-free area'
# Traffic
# Traffic

Future of College Green: Council CEO says gradual changes will lead to 'completely traffic-free area'

Nov 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 14,596 Views 51 Comments

Dubin City Council’s plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected in October.

# college-green - Saturday 20 October, 2018

As College Green plaza comes to a shuddering halt, we must ask why we can't put ideas into action
# Analysis
# Analysis

As College Green plaza comes to a shuddering halt, we must ask why we can't put ideas into action

Oct 20th 2018, 9:01 AM 20,414 Views 67 Comments

The plan was long talked about but hit a major planning roadblock this week.

# college-green - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected
# Dublin City Centre
# Dublin City Centre

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected

Oct 17th 2018, 10:50 AM 19,704 Views 80 Comments

The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.

# college-green - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Body of missing Dublin man found
# Paul Mcdermott
# Paul Mcdermott

Body of missing Dublin man found

Updated Aug 15th 2018, 4:40 PM 63,658 Views 12 Comments

Paul McDermott was last seen in College Green yesterday.

# college-green - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?
# The Danish Way
# The Danish Way

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?

Jun 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,207 Views 103 Comments

Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving

# college-green - Monday 12 March, 2018

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza
# College Green
# College Green

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

Mar 12th 2018, 8:45 AM 23,907 Views 175 Comments

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

# college-green - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'Frankly ridiculous': Soc Dems leader objects to plans to stop buses going through College Green
# College Green Plaza
# College Green Plaza

'Frankly ridiculous': Soc Dems leader objects to plans to stop buses going through College Green

Mar 10th 2018, 9:45 AM 13,366 Views 42 Comments

Roisin Shortall is due to make an oral submission to the Bord Pleanála on Monday.

# college-green - Monday 26 February, 2018

'Possible increased fares': Taxis won't be allowed to use some College Green roads during rush hour
# No Cars Go
# No Cars Go

'Possible increased fares': Taxis won't be allowed to use some College Green roads during rush hour

Feb 26th 2018, 5:42 PM 14,090 Views 82 Comments

A taxi driver association said that this move would increase fares as drivers will have to take longer routes.

# college-green - Thursday 22 February, 2018

The Luas goes at a 'slow jogging pace' through Dublin city
# No Carl Luas
# No Carl Luas

The Luas goes at a 'slow jogging pace' through Dublin city

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:51 AM 31,832 Views 104 Comments

College Green also takes twice as long to get through on a bus.

# college-green - Monday 19 February, 2018

Taxi drivers threaten protest over proposed College Green plaza
# College Green
# College Green

Taxi drivers threaten protest over proposed College Green plaza

Feb 19th 2018, 10:34 AM 18,599 Views 71 Comments

The various taxi driver associations have grouped together to say that the damage the plaza will do to their business has not been taken into consideration by Dublin City Council.

# college-green - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Here's what it's like to travel the 'confusing' new cycle route through College Green
# Changing Lanes
# Changing Lanes

Here's what it's like to travel the 'confusing' new cycle route through College Green

Jan 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 21,923 Views 68 Comments

Cyclists say there are problems with a lack of clear signage at the busy junction.

# college-green - Monday 29 January, 2018

Dublin rush hour traffic congestion eases after 17 bus routes changed
# College Green
# College Green

Dublin rush hour traffic congestion eases after 17 bus routes changed

Jan 29th 2018, 4:12 PM 31,244 Views 48 Comments

Numerous bus routes were changed because of complaints of gridlock traffic.

# college-green - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs
# Irish Guide Dogs
# Irish Guide Dogs

Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs

Jan 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,888 Views 75 Comments

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind says the new streetscape designs have ‘crept in’ in Ireland.

# college-green - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'If we do nothing, the city will grind to a halt' - Plans for College Green expected within weeks
# The Plaza
# The Plaza

'If we do nothing, the city will grind to a halt' - Plans for College Green expected within weeks

Jan 9th 2018, 10:49 AM 18,610 Views 45 Comments

Cyclists, meanwhile, want to ensure that the plaza has a defined cycle track.

'There is just not enough space for private cars, taxis, buses, cyclists and trams'
# College Green
# College Green

'There is just not enough space for private cars, taxis, buses, cyclists and trams'

Jan 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,259 Views 94 Comments

It is truly a wonder why local business groups are not begging us to ban cars, let alone trying to scupper plans, writes Paddy Smyth.

# college-green - Friday 5 January, 2018

Dublin city traffic restrictions to be reviewed following delay of College Green public hearing
# College Green
# College Green

Dublin city traffic restrictions to be reviewed following delay of College Green public hearing

Jan 5th 2018, 10:47 AM 14,172 Views 49 Comments

A pedestrian-prioritised €10 million plaza is planned for Dublin’s College Green.

# college-green - Monday 11 December, 2017

Signal failure causes major traffic disruption during Luas Cross City's first weekday
# Signal Failure
# Signal Failure

Signal failure causes major traffic disruption during Luas Cross City's first weekday

Dec 11th 2017, 11:02 AM 32,384 Views 71 Comments

“It couldn’t have happened at a worse time.”

# college-green - Monday 13 November, 2017

Dublin traffic restrictions to remain in place until New Year as College Green development plans stall
# College Green
# College Green

Dublin traffic restrictions to remain in place until New Year as College Green development plans stall

Nov 13th 2017, 3:43 PM 16,033 Views 23 Comments

The council said it will hear more public submissions over a three week period.

# college-green - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Temple Bar traders have some concerns about the new College Green civic plaza
# Temple Bar Company
# Temple Bar Company

Temple Bar traders have some concerns about the new College Green civic plaza

Jun 29th 2017, 10:42 PM 24,351 Views 31 Comments

The new plaza will see the area directly in front of the entrance to Trinity College Dublin largely pedestrianised.

# college-green - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Concern that too many taxis could 'clutter' the new College Green civic plaza
# Dublin
# Dublin

Concern that too many taxis could 'clutter' the new College Green civic plaza

May 13th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,874 Views 49 Comments

Taxis are to be allowed drive on the bus and tram corridor at the planned College Green.

# college-green - Monday 8 May, 2017

Car ban for Dublin's College Green may come in as early as this year
# All Change
# All Change

Car ban for Dublin's College Green may come in as early as this year

May 8th 2017, 4:15 PM 23,770 Views 78 Comments

It’s part of ambitious plans for a civic plaza at the site.

# college-green - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life

Apr 25th 2017, 7:04 PM 14,361 Views 62 Comments

Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.

# college-green - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Plans for the new Civic Plaza at College Green will be submitted in March
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans for the new Civic Plaza at College Green will be submitted in March

Jan 12th 2017, 6:14 PM 23,580 Views 62 Comments

The Luas will be operating at the site by the end of this year.

# college-green - Friday 28 October, 2016

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?
# Plans For Change
# Plans For Change

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:33 PM 23,174 Views 90 Comments

Dublin City Council wants to know.

# college-green - Monday 11 April, 2016

Dozens of buses could be diverted from one of Dublin's busiest junctions
# College Green
# College Green

Dozens of buses could be diverted from one of Dublin's busiest junctions

Apr 11th 2016, 2:03 PM 28,496 Views 86 Comments

Council officials hope new traffic management proposals for College Green will be implemented by next year.

# college-green - Friday 25 March, 2016

Activists draw over John Redmond's face on controversial College Green banner
# 1916 Protest
# 1916 Protest

Activists draw over John Redmond's face on controversial College Green banner

Mar 25th 2016, 3:12 PM 39,355 Views 133 Comments

Irish language group Misneach said it defaced the banner in a protest against “revisionist propaganda”.

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