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# dublin-8 - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Council boss hits out at 'disappointing' dissolution of Liberties-based Digital Hub
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Council boss hits out at 'disappointing' dissolution of Liberties-based Digital Hub

May 12th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,674 Views 15 Comments

Chief Executive Owen Keegan said the decision to dissolve the Agency was taken “without any engagement” with its Board.

# dublin-8 - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Gardaí investigating the murder of a man in his 70s at his home in Dublin 8
# Cork Street
# Cork Street

Gardaí investigating the murder of a man in his 70s at his home in Dublin 8

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 5:30 PM 36,329 Views 1 Comment

The man was aged in his 70s

# dublin-8 - Monday 19 April, 2021

Hines gets green light for apartments scheme at Player Wills factory in Dublin 8
# Player Wills
# Player Wills

Hines gets green light for apartments scheme at Player Wills factory in Dublin 8

Apr 19th 2021, 12:50 PM 29,256 Views 24 Comments

The development includes four apartment blocks with one reaching 19 storeys in height.

# dublin-8 - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at house in Dublin
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at house in Dublin

Apr 14th 2021, 8:14 AM 28,826 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened on Margaret Kennedy Road yesterday.

# dublin-8 - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Two men charged in relation to shooting of teenager in Dublin in February
# Eugene Street
# Eugene Street

Two men charged in relation to shooting of teenager in Dublin in February

Apr 1st 2021, 10:00 PM 14,851 Views 0 Comments

The men are due to appear in court tomorrow.

# dublin-8 - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Man missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Man missing from Dublin found safe and well

Mar 23rd 2021, 9:06 AM 23,037 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

# dublin-8 - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Man (30s) due in court charged over shooting in Dublin
# Bluebell
# Bluebell

Man (30s) due in court charged over shooting in Dublin

Mar 9th 2021, 8:32 AM 12,027 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Dublin shortly after 1pm on Saturday.

# dublin-8 - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Controlled explosion on grounds of St James' Hospital after 'explosive' chemical discovered
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Controlled explosion on grounds of St James' Hospital after 'explosive' chemical discovered

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 9:45 AM 37,998 Views 11 Comments

A section of the Luas Red Line was closed off near the scene for the duration of the operation.

# dublin-8 - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'This is a bit of hope for locals': Guinness family intervention at Iveagh Markets could end long-running saga over its future
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

'This is a bit of hope for locals': Guinness family intervention at Iveagh Markets could end long-running saga over its future

Dec 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 30,865 Views 18 Comments

Dublin Civic Trust has described the Guinness family’s intervention as “the ultimate Christmas gift”.

# dublin-8 - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Council confirms Lord Iveagh has repossessed historic Iveagh Markets in Dublin
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Council confirms Lord Iveagh has repossessed historic Iveagh Markets in Dublin

Dec 8th 2020, 9:42 PM 93,226 Views 34 Comments

Dublin City Council is considering the matter with its legal advisors.

# dublin-8 - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Children’s Hospital contractor sought extra claims totalling 'in excess of €200 million', TDs told
# Bam
# Bam

Children’s Hospital contractor sought extra claims totalling 'in excess of €200 million', TDs told

Updated Nov 18th 2020, 2:00 PM 61,498 Views 93 Comments

The completion date for the project is also being pushed back further.

# dublin-8 - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Gardaí seize over 2,400 fireworks at premises in Dublin

Oct 17th 2020, 10:02 AM 36,651 Views 24 Comments

Over 2,400 fireworks worth approximately €1,800 were discovered and seized.

# dublin-8 - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation
# Flats Complex
# Flats Complex

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:10 AM 27,257 Views 0 Comments

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 - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Teenage boy appears in court in relation to murder of man in Kilmainham
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Teenage boy appears in court in relation to murder of man in Kilmainham

Updated Sep 15th 2020, 11:54 AM 29,622 Views 0 Comments

A man’s body was discovered in a laneway in Dublin 8 yesterday.

# dublin-8 - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Debunked: No, council staff have not been banned from entering a flats complex in Dublin because of Covid
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, council staff have not been banned from entering a flats complex in Dublin because of Covid

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:57 PM 33,936 Views 7 Comments

The claim, which is being shared in a voice memo on WhatsApp, is not true.

# dublin-8 - Friday 12 June, 2020

Man missing from Dublin 8 found safe and well
# Aaron Healy
# Aaron Healy

Man missing from Dublin 8 found safe and well

Jun 12th 2020, 11:29 AM 26,415 Views 2 Comments

Aaron Healy had been was last seen on Wednesday, 3 June.

# dublin-8 - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

War of Independence mills grenade made safe after being found in Dublin canal
# Clanbrassil Street
# Clanbrassil Street

War of Independence mills grenade made safe after being found in Dublin canal

Updated May 13th 2020, 10:23 PM 57,092 Views 26 Comments

The Army Bomb Disposal Unit was called to the scene.

# dublin-8 - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Gardaí say Grand Canal crime has 'dramatically declined', despite latest violent incident
# Canal Crime
# Canal Crime

Gardaí say Grand Canal crime has 'dramatically declined', despite latest violent incident

Mar 10th 2020, 6:05 AM 29,726 Views 30 Comments

Gardaí said they will continue to monitor the situation.

# dublin-8 - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Dublin 8 crime spike as locals claim 'racist gangs' are selling drugs and stealing cars
# Crime Spike
# Crime Spike

Dublin 8 crime spike as locals claim 'racist gangs' are selling drugs and stealing cars

Mar 8th 2020, 8:35 AM 117,996 Views 109 Comments

Residents say they fear for their children’s safety.

# dublin-8 - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Man's jaw broken in attack at Luas anti-social blackspot
# Suir Road
# Suir Road

Man's jaw broken in attack at Luas anti-social blackspot

Jan 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 90,765 Views 106 Comments

The man suffered injuries to his face and body and received a broken jaw.

# dublin-8 - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'Its reuse is of critical importance': Developer set to lodge planning for Player Wills site in coming weeks
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

'Its reuse is of critical importance': Developer set to lodge planning for Player Wills site in coming weeks

Jan 14th 2020, 6:05 AM 26,089 Views 15 Comments

The Player Wills Factory site on Dublin’s South Circular Road covers 9.33 hectares of prime city centre land.

# dublin-8 - Monday 6 January, 2020

Dublin City Council moves to repossess historic Iveagh Markets
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Dublin City Council moves to repossess historic Iveagh Markets

Jan 6th 2020, 5:25 PM 23,171 Views 7 Comments

DCC has said it is “terminating” contact with Businessman Martin Keane regarding The Markets’ redevelopment.

# dublin-8 - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Gardaí confirm extra patrols along parts of Grand Canal after recent assaults
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Gardaí confirm extra patrols along parts of Grand Canal after recent assaults

Dec 18th 2019, 6:10 AM 19,006 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí said these beats around Inchicore and Bluebell will continue in the run up to Christmas.

# dublin-8 - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Man escapes after cash-in-transit van robbed in Dublin
# Cornmarket
# Cornmarket

Man escapes after cash-in-transit van robbed in Dublin

Dec 10th 2019, 7:36 AM 17,829 Views 24 Comments

The incident took place at 5.20am.

# dublin-8 - Friday 25 October, 2019

Man who was charged over gunpoint robbery near Guinness Storehouse is denied bail
# Courts
# Courts

Man who was charged over gunpoint robbery near Guinness Storehouse is denied bail

Oct 25th 2019, 4:01 PM 23,161 Views 0 Comments

Paul Heaney handed himself in to gardaí following the incident.

# dublin-8 - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Gardaí investigate after tourist robbed by 'man with gun' in Dublin city
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Gardaí investigate after tourist robbed by 'man with gun' in Dublin city

Oct 22nd 2019, 2:31 PM 61,538 Views 102 Comments

The incident was highlighted on today’s Liveline programme on RTÉ Radio One.

# dublin-8 - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

High Court proceedings taken by Dublin residents against children's hospital building firm
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

High Court proceedings taken by Dublin residents against children's hospital building firm

Oct 9th 2019, 12:58 PM 18,830 Views 0 Comments

The residents claimed their homes were damaged as a result of construction works.

# dublin-8 - Monday 16 September, 2019

368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties
# Ardee Point
# Ardee Point

368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties

Sep 16th 2019, 7:34 PM 36,037 Views 33 Comments

3,888 student bed-spaces are already planned within 1km of the site.

# dublin-8 - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Dublin's Iveagh Markets are in an 'advanced state of dereliction' after years of 'serious neglect'
# Francis Street
# Francis Street

Dublin's Iveagh Markets are in an 'advanced state of dereliction' after years of 'serious neglect'

Sep 4th 2019, 11:34 AM 34,387 Views 22 Comments

Repairs on the Edwardian building could cost €13 million, a Dublin City Council report has said.

# dublin-8 - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Concerns of over-development in Dublin 8 as 'Docklands-style makeover' proposed
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Concerns of over-development in Dublin 8 as 'Docklands-style makeover' proposed

Aug 31st 2019, 7:30 AM 33,524 Views 28 Comments

Dublin 8 locals have watched student accommodation and development across historic areas like Thomas Street.

# dublin-8 - Monday 5 August, 2019

'Players Please': Locals highlight history of Dublin 8 factory as redevelopment looms
# PLAYERS PLEASE
# PLAYERS PLEASE

'Players Please': Locals highlight history of Dublin 8 factory as redevelopment looms

Aug 5th 2019, 8:00 AM 41,084 Views 29 Comments

Plans for the Player Wills Factory in Dublin 8 include building 1,400 new apartments.

# dublin-8 - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Garda hospitalised after being dragged by car during pursuit in Dublin city last night
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Garda hospitalised after being dragged by car during pursuit in Dublin city last night

Aug 1st 2019, 2:24 PM 76,393 Views 39 Comments

Gardaí said two men were arrested following the incident which happened at around 11.45pm last night on Luke’s Avenue, Dublin 8.

# dublin-8 - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Man arrested after woman (30s) dies in stabbing incident overnight in Dublin
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Man arrested after woman (30s) dies in stabbing incident overnight in Dublin

Jun 26th 2019, 7:55 AM 37,518 Views 20 Comments

The scene remains closed off and a number of traffic diversions are in place.

# dublin-8 - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Dublin 8 locals protest Harry Crosbie's Vicar Street Hotel development
# The Liberties
# The Liberties

Dublin 8 locals protest Harry Crosbie's Vicar Street Hotel development

Feb 16th 2019, 4:45 PM 30,199 Views 61 Comments

Dublin City Council gave the green light to the 185-bedroom hotel last month.

# dublin-8 - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'A spotlight on vacancy': Dublin 8 locals gather to protest vacant former factory
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

'A spotlight on vacancy': Dublin 8 locals gather to protest vacant former factory

Jan 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 31,844 Views 14 Comments

The Player Wills Factory site on Dublin’s South Circular Road covers 9.33 hectares of prime city centre land.

# dublin-8 - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'We need more of this, not less': Liberties locals up in arms over plans to 'bulldoze' allotments and community garden
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

'We need more of this, not less': Liberties locals up in arms over plans to 'bulldoze' allotments and community garden

Nov 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 15,368 Views 14 Comments

Dublin City Council says it is ‘difficult’ to find an alternative spot for the allotment holders.

# dublin-8 - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Man stabbed on O'Donovan Rossa Bridge in Dublin city centre
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

Man stabbed on O'Donovan Rossa Bridge in Dublin city centre

Sep 9th 2018, 10:59 AM 27,270 Views 23 Comments

Officers said that a 29-year-old man was injured at around 11.45pm.

# dublin-8 - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'It's a proper Dublin institution': How Fallon's in Dublin 8 has survived for 400 years
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'It's a proper Dublin institution': How Fallon's in Dublin 8 has survived for 400 years

Aug 1st 2018, 4:08 PM 5,683 Views 1 Comment

The magic of the place that absolutely nobody calls ‘The Capstan Bar’.

# dublin-8 - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Hundreds of Dublin residents without power and water 'for up to 7 days' due to basement fire
# Investigation
# Investigation

Hundreds of Dublin residents without power and water 'for up to 7 days' due to basement fire

Mar 22nd 2018, 6:08 AM 21,530 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the fire, which has started in the basement of the Rialto block on Monday evening.

# dublin-8 - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Woman due in court after €1.4 million worth of drugs found in Dublin
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Woman due in court after €1.4 million worth of drugs found in Dublin

Mar 18th 2018, 7:53 AM 15,545 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old woman was arrested after the haul in Friday night.

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