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# dublin 2

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2022
# dublin 2
Gardaí seize €250,000 of cash concealed in vehicle
A man in his 30s was arrested and detained.
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# dublin 2
Council expresses 'serious reservations' on Merrion Square 'build to rent' scheme
The six storey scheme includes 19 build to rent apartments.
# South William Street
Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre
The incident happened at 9.30pm last night as a large group of people were socialising in the area.
# Dame Street
Garda investigation launched after woman (30s) seriously assaulted on Dublin's Dame Street
The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# covid rules
Court challenge to renewal of Berlin Bar licence delayed until January
Gardai initiated the proceedings after footage emerged in August of non-compliance with covid-19 rules.
# dublin 2
Dublin's Macken Street reopens after earlier incident
The street was closed earlier.
# dublin 2
Neighbouring Georgian houses in planning dispute over building of new home on property
A decision on the appeal from An Bord Pleanála is expected in the coming months, after planning permission was initially granted.
# power out
Power restored after outages affect thousands in Dublin city centre
ESB Networks has been dealing with the issue.
# Homelessness
Former Georgian hotel in Dublin's city centre opens as hostel after years of objections
The development in Dublin 2 was held up for years due to a series of objections.
# crane lane
Teenager arrested in connection with stabbing and robbery of man in central Dublin this morning
A number of youths stabbed the man before stealing his phone.
# Outage
Power down in parts of Dublin city centre
ESB Networks says it is working on the fault.
# Lumière Brothers
This is the oldest surviving film footage of Dublin ... shot back in 1897
The footage is included in a new film about the revolutionary period, running in Dublin until the end of the month.
# this is ireland
The Celtic Tiger bridge that wouldn't open because of a lost remote control
The Sean O’Casey Bridge is operated via remote control – but officials apparently lost the device in an office move. It’s now operational again…
# look behind you
Near misses: Shocking footage from Luas driver-cams
Drivers had to pull the emergency brake 71 times this year to avoid hitting pedestrians.
# windmill lane
€17.75 million for Dublin docklands site adjoining old U2 studio
It’s the 11th high-profile purchase by property investors Hibernia REIT.
# howya there rosie
You can walk or cycle over the Rosie Hackett Bridge from tomorrow
You can also drive over it if you’re a bus or taxi driver. Or a regular motorist who enjoys penalty points and prison time.
# Blade Runner
'The sword itself was something you would see in a movie' - Minister on Leinster House knife wielder
The knives were tucked into his socks.
# Dublin
Two injured, as rush-hour crash between jeep and ambulance brings city centre to standstill
Both drivers were taken for treatment to St. James’s Hospital.
# Dublin
500,000 people, 1 event… It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in numbers
…and not a raincoat between them.
# Going Dark
ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin
ESB Networks has now restored power.
# Fair City
From 1000 AD to Samuel Beckett: Dublin’s bridges in 10 fascinating facts…
One city bridge once had an entire pub fall off of it. Another was driven to Dublin on the back of a truck…
# 1913 lockout
Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations
President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.
# 2013 lockout
Three thousand sign up to 'lock the Government out of the Dáil'
A protest group – led by property tax hunger striker Tony Rochford – is planning a large-scale demonstration as TDs return from their break.
# danger! high voltage
ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire
No-one was hurt in the incident, which lasted about half an hour last night. Fifteen ESB customers were left without power overnight
# south anne street
Appeal over bank-drop cash robbery outside Eddie Rocket's
A worker at the fast food restaurant was intercepted and punched a number of times by thieves who intercepted his cash drop.
# daylight robbery
Thieves make off with Eddie Rocket's bank-drop cash
A worker was intercepted by two men as he left the fast food restaurant this morning.
# Lions 2013
'We ain't Lion' -- one Dublin restaurant is still on the BOD bandwagon
This Aungier Street eaterie put its hand up for most puntastic sign of the day.
# Job Losses
Shop that warned of high rents closes with 8 jobs lost
The owner of Korky’s shoe shop on Grafton Street, Dublin 2, said he was glad that the ‘bloodletting had now stopped’.
# what a smoothie
Company hopes to make doing good deeds that little bit sweeter
Customers who visit the pop-up headquaters of smoothie company ‘Innocent’ will get a free smoothie in return for pledging to do something good in 2013.
# Nostalgia
Bewley's signs to remain on Starbucks café - for now
Bewley’s had sought to remove a mosaic and floor tiling from its former café on Westmoreland Street in Dublin city centre.
# bright sparks
PHOTOS: Giant sand sculptures return to Dublin Castle
If the most impressive thing you’ve ever done with sand is make a sandcastle you might want to look away now.
# Crime
Two men charged over Merrion Square assault
Two people were hospitalised for head injuries after the attack.