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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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# Dublin city centre
A 40-year-old Romanian man has been missing since last month
Marian Ghita was last seen on the morning of 11 April in Dublin city centre.
# Heatwave
'Any excuse for a pint': A snapshot of Dublin city in the Spring sunshine
We took a short stroll around Dublin to see what effect the sunny weather is having.
# aston quay
Two people injured after being struck by van in Dublin
Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
# not shining bright
Families left disappointed after crowd issues once again hamper Dublin's Christmas lights event
The Lord Mayor of Dublin has arranged to meet with city officials this week to discuss what happened and if lessons can be learned.
# roadblock
Luas Cross City testing disrupted by parked vans and trucks on route
Luas Cross City began morning and evening tests of the new tram service this week.
# Drug use
HSE looking for company to operate pilot supervised injection centre
The facility will look “like any other health or social care premises” said a HSE national addiction lead.
# cut short
The old Central Bank roof is being altered - but in the 1980s they had to knock 30 feet off the top
During its initial construction the iconic building ran into trouble when it breached planning laws.
# Dublin city centre
Casualty hospitalised after Liffey rescue at O'Connell Bridge
The incident at O’Connell Bridge was reported just after 4.40pm this afternoon.
# 30km zones
'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention'
From midnight tonight, speed limits in 10 Dublin areas will be lowered to 30km/h.
# places to loiter
8 places that are brilliant for wasting time in Dublin city centre
Because we just don’t have enough benches to wait around on.
# slow down
30km speed limit rolled out on further roads across Dublin city
“We are confident that this will save lives,” said Dublin City Council engineer Andy Walsh.
# parliament street
260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle
Dublin City Council published archived photos and pictures of old documents – this map is the oldest of them.
# Aungier Street
Four fire brigade units respond to blaze in Dublin city centre
It’s believed the fire started in a stack of material that had been accumulated for Halloween. There have been no injuries.
# celebrate the 8th
Hundreds turn out for 'Celebrate the 8th' anti-abortion event in Dublin
Campaigners are calling for the 8th amendment to be protected.
# barricade inn
Dublin city centre squatters given two weeks to leave former guesthouse
Lawyers acting on behalf of the property’s owners sought the injunction on the grounds it is an extremely dangerous and unsafe condition.
# College Green
Will buses be banned from one of Dublin's busiest junctions?
Big changes are coming to College Green.
# serious issue
Rent in Dublin? Huge increase in amount of work needed in rented properties
One councillor said people are putting up with sub-standard conditions just to have a roof over their heads.
# marriage ref
The No campaign's posters keep getting defaced and ripped down
The Mother and Fathers Matter group is yet to report any incidents to the police.
# bike friendly
Rise in cycling came with an increased number of deaths - are we ready for so many bikes?
A count of cycle traffic in Dublin city from 2011 to 2013 shows a jump of 20,000 cyclists.
# I go where?
Travel around Dublin city centre? Changes to some traffic and bus routes from Sunday
Some of the changes will be in place for up to six weeks.
# Father Scully House
Twenty five senior citizens will return to reconstructed homes before Christmas
35 tenants were moved out of the complex 6 years ago for the demolition and reconstruction.
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland
Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.
# bare city
WATCH: David Norris condemns 'knickers shops and ignorant buildings' in Dublin city
“What I have seen has absolutely horrified me.”
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.
# public order offences
PHOTOS: 11 people arrested during an 'unofficial protest' over water charges
The rogue protesters refused to move after O’Connell Street was reopened today.
# sound of the underground
An underground DART could finally be coming to Dublin
The wait isn’t over just yet…it looks like it won’t be considered until 2016.
# money flush
Dublin council pays €52k on portable toilets, but no plans for permanent loos
The council said due to financial constraints there are no plans to build permanent facilities.
# voxpop
These protesters are calling for an end to 'pylon and wind farm lunacy'
More than 3,000 are attending a demonstration organised by Wind Aware Ireland.
# street markets
Car-free zones in Dublin city centre could include Henry Street area
It’s part of a proposal by the Lord Mayor to temporarily pedestrianise some streets in the city centre one Sunday a month.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze
Children lined the stairwell of the flats with more than 40 wooden pallets they collected for a bonfire.
# granby park
Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates
The temporary park at Dominick Street Lower was envisioned by the Upstart collaborative group and financed in part through on online Fundit campaign.
# crackdown
'Enforcement team' could crack down on illegal rubbish in Dublin
The team would be part of the crackdown on illegal dumping in the city. Discussions are ongoing in Dublin City Council.
# FLOTUS-ing around
Dubliners warned of traffic restrictions as the Obama family comes to town
Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama are coming to Dublin for two days while their husband and father is at the G8.
# Racism
Young woman racially abused and spat on in Dublin city centre
Úna-Minh Kavanagh had to rub spit out of her hair after an attack on Parnell Street in Dublin yesterday evening.
# Dublin city centre
Wanted man arrested over alleged false imprisonment
The 47-year-old convict was on-the-run from gardaí when he was discovered in a hospital.
# Dublin city centre
Second man arrested in connection with Grafton Street assaults
A 25 year old man, who was arrested close to the scene this morning, also remains in custody at Pearse Street Garda Station.
# Luas
Luas passenger numbers up with nearly 30 million journeys last year
The increase on 2011 comes despite a week long disruption on the Red Line early in 2012.
# appeal
Gardaí issue new appeal for information on Nassau St death
Gardaí are looking for information to help identify the man who died after he was struck by a bus in Dublin city centre.
# Arrest
Man arrested in connection with Dublin pedestrian death
Gardaí said they are still appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.
# Roads
Investigation under way into 'suspicious' death of pedestrian in Dublin
The man was hit by a bus at the junction of Nassau Street and Dawson Street during rush hour yesterday evening.