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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Dublin 8

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Dublin heritage
Work to begin on preserving Iveagh Markets roof after years-long wait
The once-lively indoor marketplace in Dublin 8 has been left vacant.
Last year
# Dublin 8
Plans submitted for over 540 social and cost-rental homes on site of former St Teresa's Gardens, Dublin
The site is located off Donore Avenue in the Dolphin’s Barn area of Dublin 8.
# Housing
Residents of Dublin's Tathony House hold Dáil protest over potential mass eviction
The Taoiseach was criticised for saying there was a need to find a balance in the Tathony House situation
# Dublin 8
Fire started in Weaver Park playground is a 'kick in the stomach' for local community
The fire was started yesterday evening and has damaged the wooden structures of the children’s play area
# Missing
Gardaí appeal for assistance in finding man (52) missing from Dublin since September
Gerard James was last seen on Thursday, 22 September.
# Dublin 8
Parkgate House: Homeless activists protest after gardaí remove people from vacant property
Several men are to appear before the High Court over an alleged breach of a court order.
# Missing Person
Have you seen Alexandria? Gardaí appeal for help in locating 32-year-old from Dublin
She has been missing from Dublin 8 since Wednesday.
Two hotels 'a mistake' for Guinness Quarter, say concerned Dublin TDs and councillors
Several local councillors and TDs have raised these concerns with observations submitted on the project.
# Dublin 8
Man missing from Dublin found safe and well
The man was last seen in the Dublin 8 area on Friday morning.
# thomas street
Two men seriously injured after car mounts footpath in Dublin 8
A third man was also struck by the car but did not require medical attention.
# Dublin 8
Man seriously injured following shooting in underground car park in Kilmainham
The shooting happened in the basement car park at around 11.30am this morning.
# Local Lives
Locals near new National Children's Hospital site unhappy with reduced access to project leaders
Residents have described ongoing concerns about how the works are impacting their area.
Residents near the site of the new Children's Hospital have described ongoing concerns about how the works are impacting their area.
Issues have included noise pollution, reduced green space, and a High Court case claiming damage caused to homes, Lauren Boland reports.
Meanwhile, inside the site, a reward is still being offered for information about a series of arson attacks.
Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape
# appeal
16-year-old boy missing from Dublin 8
Gardaí are asking for public’s assistance to find Callum Haverty.
# Dublin 8
Shop worker hospitalised following attempted robbery at Dublin store
The man suffered an apparent laceration during the incident this evening.
# Kilmainham
Owners of Dublin apartments have to pay €500k for fire safety repairs
The Metropolitan Apartments are in Kilmainham, Dublin 8.
# Dublin 8
Gardaí seize loaded shotgun and ammunition in drug trafficking investigation
A woman in her 40s and two men in their 30s and 40s were arrested.
# mill street
Man due in court after taxi driver hospitalised after being assaulted in Dublin
The incident happened in the Mill Street area of Dublin 8 yesterday.
# Dublin 8
Man arrested after he pulled gun on taxi driver and assaulted him
The incident happened in the Mill Street area of Dublin 8.
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# Dublin District Court
Dublin City Council's legal bid to remove street art murals to get full hearing next March
The murals, by artist collective Subset, were allegedly allowed by residents without permission of the city’s planning department.
# Dublin 8
Council boss hits out at 'disappointing' dissolution of Liberties-based Digital Hub
Chief Executive Owen Keegan said the decision to dissolve the Agency was taken “without any engagement” with its Board.
# cork street
Gardaí investigating the murder of a man in his 70s at his home in Dublin 8
The man was aged in his 70s
# Player Wills
Hines gets green light for apartments scheme at Player Wills factory in Dublin 8
The development includes four apartment blocks with one reaching 19 storeys in height.
# Dublin 8
Gardaí investigating after shots fired at house in Dublin
The incident happened on Margaret Kennedy Road yesterday.
# eugene street
Two men charged in relation to shooting of teenager in Dublin in February
The men are due to appear in court tomorrow.
# Dublin 8
Man missing from Dublin found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.
# Bluebell
Man (30s) due in court charged over shooting in Dublin
The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Dublin shortly after 1pm on Saturday.
# Dublin 8
Controlled explosion on grounds of St James' Hospital after 'explosive' chemical discovered
A section of the Luas Red Line was closed off near the scene for the duration of the operation.
# Dublin 8
'This is a bit of hope for locals': Guinness family intervention at Iveagh Markets could end long-running saga over its future
Dublin Civic Trust has described the Guinness family’s intervention as “the ultimate Christmas gift”.
# Dublin 8
Council confirms Lord Iveagh has repossessed historic Iveagh Markets in Dublin
Dublin City Council is considering the matter with its legal advisors.
# Bam
Children’s Hospital contractor sought extra claims totalling 'in excess of €200 million', TDs told
The completion date for the project is also being pushed back further.
# Dublin 8
Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin
Over 2,400 fireworks worth approximately €1,800 were discovered and seized.
# flats complex
Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation
It’s understood the organisers of the party do not live in the flats and that drugs were widely available on the night.
# Dublin 8
Teenage boy appears in court in relation to murder of man in Kilmainham
A man’s body was discovered in a laneway in Dublin 8 yesterday.
# debunked
Debunked: No, council staff have not been banned from entering a flats complex in Dublin because of Covid
The claim, which is being shared in a voice memo on WhatsApp, is not true.
# Aaron Healy
Man missing from Dublin 8 found safe and well
Aaron Healy had been was last seen on Wednesday, 3 June.
# clanbrassil street
War of Independence mills grenade made safe after being found in Dublin canal
The Army Bomb Disposal Unit was called to the scene.
# canal crime
Gardaí say Grand Canal crime has 'dramatically declined', despite latest violent incident
Gardaí said they will continue to monitor the situation.
# crime spike
Dublin 8 crime spike as locals claim 'racist gangs' are selling drugs and stealing cars
Residents say they fear for their children’s safety.
# Suir Road
Man's jaw broken in attack at Luas anti-social blackspot
The man suffered injuries to his face and body and received a broken jaw.
# Dublin 8
'Its reuse is of critical importance': Developer set to lodge planning for Player Wills site in coming weeks
The Player Wills Factory site on Dublin’s South Circular Road covers 9.33 hectares of prime city centre land.