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# Demolition

Last year
Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase
In April, homelessness in County Limerick was 27% higher than it was in the previous April.
All time
Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing
Muntasser Shalaby was arrested two days after the death of a student in a shooting that wounded two others.
Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916
Historian Donal Fallon tells of ‘The O’Rahilly’, one of The Rising’s most colourful characters and how his recently demolished home, 40 Herbert Park, played a part in the history of the rebellion.
Iconic San Siro stadium moves closer to demolition
AC Milan and Inter Milan have launched their bid to knock down the famous ground.
Bernardo Silva nets hat-trick as Man City smash eight past hapless Watford
Pep Guardiola’s side recorded Man City’s biggest ever top-flight victory on Saturday.
NTA will fund and reinstate new Markievicz Leisure Centre but no council sites available
The pool and leisure centre are set to be demolished to make way for MetroLink.
Min earns revenge over Politologue at Aintree
Ruby Walsh was onboard for a dominant ride this afternoon.
Seven heaven as Munster smash Southern Kings with impressive bonus-point victory
It was a comprehensive victory for Johann van Graan’s men at Irish Independent Park on Friday night.
'We definitely played some good rugby at times': Hat-trick hero May delighted as England hammer France
A hat-trick from Jonny May helped England to a second bonus-point victory in the Six Nations at Twickenham.
Phil Foden scores first Etihad goal as Man City hit seven past dismal Rotherham
The Premier League champions easily booked their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins
The much-loved cinema had been out of use since its closure in 2016.
Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins
The office block on Dublin’s Tara Street is about to be torn down.
Apollo House is going to be demolished
Hawkins House – widely known as the capital’s ‘ugliest building’ – will also be redeveloped.
Six appeal for Dundalk as Patrick McEleney conjures another wonder goal in rampant derby win
There were doubles for David McMillan and Ciaran Kilduff while Michael Duffy was also on the scoresheet.
Demolition of Apollo House put on hold
Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.
"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"
1,500 children are being housed in shipping containers following the destruction of “The Jungle” migrant camp. Others are sleeping in the remains of the destroyed camp.
Watch: Former residents look on as council flats torn down
The flats were the last to be torn down in the first phase of the regeneration of St Teresa’s Gardens near The Coombe Hospital.
PHOTOS: O'Devaney Gardens before its last flats are demolished
When finished, the development will house around 480 new homes.
Housing crisis is "inhumane" says concerned Moyross priest
He spoke about having dealt with parishioners who were feeling suicidal while dealing with housing issues.
Pics: Here's how the demolition at Boland's Mill is progressing
Some parts of the site are protected and won’t be demolished.
Demolition begins on a Cork landmark in first stage of €50 million redevelopment
The full demolition of the Capitol Cinema in Cork city centre is expected to take three months.
Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside
No one was injured in the incident but bodies in the morgue were buried under rubble.
"We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters
A crowd of around 200 people were addressed by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and other politicians.
The final Ballymun tower is to be demolished this Monday...
Joseph Plunkett Tower is the last remaining of one of Dublin’s most famous housing projects.
Venus romps to 42-minute 'double bagel' demolition
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams also reached the Wimbledon second round.
Miserable day for Laois compounded as Galway run riot in Tullamore
The Tribesmen will face Kilkenny or Wexford in the Leinster decider at Croke Park.
Moyross Priest slams "scandalous" demolition of houses in Limerick
Fr Tony O’Riordan said that work on new builds is welcome but “painfully slow”.
Seagulls come crashing back down to earth as Galway run riot in Bray
Enda Curran struck a hat-trick as the Tribesmen secured a valuable away win.
Cristiano Ronaldo scores five as Real Madrid embarrass Granada
After a rough spell, Carlo Ancelotti’s side racked up a 9-1 win with Benzema and Bale also on the mark.
The home of April Jones's killer has been torn down
The five-year-old is believed to have been murdered at the cottage.
Watch this guy's incredible near-miss with a stray rock from an explosion
Kilkenny 'heritage houses' are not Medieval, but the council are still going to keep them
Two archaeological reports were carried out on the houses which are near a road development.
3,000 people sign petition to save Moore Street's Paris Bakery
A room on the premises that has been boarded up for years is being inspected today to see if there are elements relating to the 1916 Rising present.
PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move
The fifteen storey Joeseph Plunkett tower was cleared for demolition last month.
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about two reports into suicide in Ireland, a major crash on a motorway, and the Dublin mayor who’s giving himself a pay cut…
Remaining Ballymun tower blocks cleared for demolition
The fifteen story Joseph Plunkett tower is one of the buildings given the green light for demolition but no details are available on when this is to occur.
Explainer: What is happening with Priory Hall?
What’s it costing us? Why isn’t it sorted? Was there no insurance? Where is the builder? All your questions, answered.
Man finds his house demolished by mistake
The demolition crew in Texas were supposed to raze the building next door.
Commemorative centre to be built at 14 - 17 Moore Street
It was announced today that structures from 1916 won’t be demolished on the historic Moore Street.
Pics show sad loss of beautiful old Penn Station
Amazing photograph underlines the tragedy of decision to tear it down in the 1960s to build Madison Square Garden arena.