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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Dublin city centre

This month
March 2023
# Anne Street South
Two men arrested in relation to serious attack which left a man in a 'critical' condition
The two men have since been charged and are due to appear before court at a later date.
This year
# Dublin City
Man who randomly punched three people in Dublin city centre sentenced to four years in prison
One of the victims was hospitalised with a broken nose.
Last year
# Courts
Man convicted of lewd act in M&S public toilet
Gardaí had set up a surveillance operation following reports that men had been using the toilets for public masturbation.
# busconnects
Core BusConnects route linking Lucan to Dublin city centre enters planning phase
The route is part of a scheme to transform Dublin City’s public transport system.
# Amiens Street
Gardai appeal for witnesses to assault that hospitalised man for two weeks
The man has remained in the Mater Hospital in a serious condition since the 7 October assault
# 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
# central plaza
Former Central Bank site reopens after four-year redevelopment
Krispy Kreme was the first business to open its doors at the plaza today.
# traffic free streets
Capel Street set to be pedestrianised from next month
The street will be blocked off by bollards, but delivery vehicles will be able to access the street between 6am and 11am.
# Attack
Tánaiste 'shocked and appalled' over suspected homophobic attack on young man in Dublin
A man in his 20s was attacked on Dame Street, gardaí said.
# Planning
Mary Lou McDonald lodges appeal over green light for O'Connell and Moore Street redevelopment
A decision is due on the appeals by An Bord Pleanala in June.
All time
# Bank Holiday
Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents
Gardaí say they came under fire on South Anne Street and Temple Bar.
# South William Street
Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents
Members of the public order unit have conducted patrols in the area all day today.
Gardaí arrested 14 people, including five juveniles, as violence broke out on the street.
Reports from sources that gardaí were attacked with glass bottles has been confirmed by gardaí.
One garda was treated in hospital for a leg injury.
# Dublin city centre
Several people arrested amid public order incidents in Dublin city
Gardaí said they are currently dealing with large crowds in the south of the city centre.
# public spaces
Minister tells councils to put more bins in areas where people are gathering
Yesterday saw gardaí clear large numbers of people from St Stephen’s Green as crowds gathered for a second night in a row in Dublin city centre.
# Nightclubs
The Globe bar planned to be turned into retail outlet as An Bord Pleanála approves Central Hotel revamp
The Rí-Rá nightclub space is to become a ‘speak-easy’ under the approved plans.
# South William Street
CMO Tony Holohan 'absolutely shocked' at Dublin city centre gathering
Gardaí have confirmed that they deployed the Public Order Unit to the area and made four arrests.
Tony Holohan tweeted that he saw huge crowds on South William Street and surrounding areas when driving into Dublin yesterday evening.
# Samuel Beckett bridge
One hospitalised following clash involving 'large number of youths' on Dublin bridge
Two large groups of youths charged at each other from opposite sides of the bridge.
# Thiago Cortes
Crowds gather for vigil in memory of delivery cyclist killed in Dublin hit-and-run
“He didn’t deserve any of this,” a friend colleague of Thiago Cortes said.
# South Dublin
Developer scraps plans for 20-bed apartment block in favour of 111-bed co-living development
The company also addressed concerns around meeting Covid-19 public health guidelines in co-living buildings.
# refused
Government rejected council's request for €6.6m to fund white-water rafting project in Dublin City
More than half of the €22.8m funding for the project was expected to come from grants.
# Demonstration
Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port
Dozens of tractors returned to blockade streets around Leinster House yesterday.
# Protest
Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets
It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.
# An Bord Pleanála
'Mini Stonehenge': Utility boxes used to develop Luas don't need planning permission
The Dublin Civic Trust described the emergence of the boxes as “appalling.”
# council crackdown
Dublin City Council seizes 57 sandwich boards from businesses in first week of crackdown
So far six of those businesses have paid the €100 removal fee.
# car free
Dublin City Council votes to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street
It’s estimated that 32,000 pedestrians use the street every day compared with 1,000 cars.
Property owners refused permission to change Dublin city apartments into Airbnb-style lettings
An Bord Pleanála said granting permission would be contrary to the City Development Plan.
# Raise The Roof
'Government policy is failing': Thousands gather in Dublin to protest against housing crisis
Figures show that more than 10,000 people are currently registered as homeless in Ireland.
# On Yer Bike
Cyclists protest outside Dáil to highlight 'need for better infrastructure'
Around 100 bikers took part in the demonstration.
# dublin 2
Dublin's Macken Street reopens after earlier incident
The street was closed earlier.
# College Gate
'It's really heartbreaking': Dublin apartment owners vow to fight demolition of their homes for Metrolink
70 city centre apartments are set to be acquired as part of the plans.
# Courts
Dublin teenager who broke man's front teeth 'to show his friends he was tough' jailed for 18 months
Clayton Brennan assaulted the man in Dublin city centre in April 2016.
# dublin 1
Missing teenager found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.
# Dublin city centre
Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected
The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.
Littering in Ireland's 'neglected' urban areas is rising, according to an annual survey
Parts of Galway, Dublin and Cork were more heavily littered than in previous years.
# wheelie good
Shane Ross announces €400,000 funding to tackle cyclist safety in Dublin city
The funding is expected to be used by DCC to install smart cyclist detection equipment at 40 junctions around Dublin.
# take back the city
Activists to be served with court order demanding removal from third Dublin property
Barrister Padraig D Lyons said he did not know if the activists are connected to those removed from a property on North Fredrick Street this week.
# take back the city
Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction
Hundreds gathered to protest the eviction of a group from a vacant property in North Fredrick Street.
# Office space
Plans unveiled for new €18m 'Lumen' office block in Dublin
Tenants are now being sought for the 19,200-sq. ft. building on Baggot Street.
# Housing Crisis
'The battle will be long': Housing activists threaten more property occupations until crisis is resolved
Around 40 protesters staged a protest through Dublin city centre this afternoon.
# North Inner City
Man hospitalised following knife attack in Dublin city centre
The incident, which happened near the Customs House, also saw a car rammed by another car.