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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Dublin City

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# rawlton house
Gardaí to probe links between blaze at Dublin building and claims it would house asylum seekers
A Government spokesperson said that Rawlton House was not to be used as a direct provision centre.
Last month
January 2023
# 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.
# Dublin City
Plans re-lodged for €100 million rejuvenation of St Stephen's Green Shopping Centre
The City Council last month declared a previous application to be invalid on two grounds.
Last year
2022
# Dublin City
Council puts security in place at Iveagh Markets as calls grow for building to be restored
A Dáil debate on the derelict site took place last week.
Voices
Donal Fallon: The Castle, the intrigue and the Italians - welcome to old Dublin's Ship Street
One of Dublin’s most intriguing locations is examined by the historian.
# Dublin City
Recently-retired Garda Inspector says Operation Citizen 'under resourced and failing Dublin'
Tony Gallagher served in Dublin’s north inner city and was involved in managing major incidents and events.
# 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
# All Clear
Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste
Irish Water conducted tests of the drinking water in the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin City and North and East Wicklow areas.
# Dublin City
'Staff are being attacked every day': Surge in crime on city street linked to crack-cocaine use
There’s been an increase in violent incidents in the Liffey St/North Lotts area in recent weeks.
# D'Olier Street
Man in critical condition after Dublin City assault
A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the incident.
# Investigation
'I found the window smashed in': Dublin gardaí probing spate of early morning café burglaries
Several businesses on Dublin’s quays have been targeted in recent weeks.
# Dublin
Permission granted to build one of Ireland's tallest buildings on site of former Apollo House
The development on Tara Street is taller than the Capital Dock by three metres.
# Dublin
Irish Water set to carry out upgrade works on Dublin city's 150 year old sewer system
The works are set to impact 11 streets in Dublin city.
# apartment living
'A more compact city': Dublin should look at a more European housing model, says city planner
John O’Hara said that people need to want to live in these apartments, and that they should be of high standard.
All time
# Dublin City
Woman (30s) seriously injured in George's Street collision last night
The SUV collision happened at 9pm last night.
# Dublin City
Officer suspended amid probe into claims Garda sergeant stole from female Deliveroo rider
A full criminal probe into the alleged incident has now been launched.
# house of the dead
Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'
The house was the setting for James Joyce’s short story ‘The Dead’ and is set to be turned into a 54-bed tourist hostel.
# Dublin City
CMO says South William St crowds at weekend looked like 'Jones Road on a day of an All-Ireland'
Dr Tony Holohan said his commentary over crowds was “not a moral judgement”.
Voices
Andrea Horan: Whose job is it to provide a liveable city?
The Dublin businesswoman, campaigner and broadcaster says Covid-19 has exposed the under-resourcing and neglect of Dublin’s outdoor spaces.
# Streets
Traffic changes for three Dublin city streets from today to facilitate outdoor dining
Hume Street, Ely Place and Merrion Row will see traffic changes from today.
# Housing
Dublin city is a 'free for all' for vulture funds, Dáil told
Doherty read out some personal testimonies into the Dáil record from people who say they will never be able to save to buy their own home.
# eir
Twenty two of these new phone boxes will be installed in Dublin city over the coming days
‘Digital Pedestal’ phone kiosks with touch-sensitive screens and advertising space will be installed in Dublin City.
THE MORNING LEAD
'We have to let people know what they're missing': The man tasked with getting Dubliners back to their city
A report by
Sean Murray
Dublin city has been shaken by the pandemic but the man in charge of its recovery is hopeful for its future, writes Sean Murray.
Dublin city has been shaken by the pandemic but the man in charge of its recovery is hopeful for its future, writes Sean Murray.
In the short term, it'll mean more pedestrianised streets and outdoor dining this summer.
Greater appreciation and use of the public realm may be a welcome legacy of the pandemic, according to the council official.
# Lockdown
Eight arrests over planned protest in Dublin city centre
Seven men and one woman were arrested.
# Dublin City
Gardaí arrest 11 at protest outside Four Courts in Dublin city centre
Gardaí said the people were arrested in accordance with Covid-19 regulations.
# Dublin City
Green light given for co-living scheme atop Dublin's Jervis Shopping Centre
The minister’s plans to ban co-living developments won’t apply to permissions sought prior to December.
# Dublin City
'He was a man ahead of his time': Dublin councillor calls for memorial of Dr Noël Browne
Browne was appointed Health Minister in 1948 and resigned in April 1951 over the Mother & Child scheme.
# Homelessness
Homeless charities express 'concern and upset' after bodies of two men found in Dublin
Gardaí are investigating the deaths, and they are not being treated as suspicious.
# anti-mask rally
Gardaí investigating assault of activist at anti-mask protest in Dublin
LGBT rights and Repeal the Eighth activist Izzy Kamikaze received a head injury while protesting against an anti-mask group.
# Criminal Courts of Justice
Man (34) to appear in court over cyber-enabled fraud
The 34-year-old man will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice tomorrow at 10.30am.
# An Garda Síochána
Man arrested in Dublin city in relation to 18 ATM cyber thefts
Garda National Economic Crime Bureau carried out the arrest as part of a probe into cyber fraud offences in Ireland.
# Campaign
Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again
Dublin City Council has begun a campaign aimed at supporting hospitality and retail sectors in the city.
# Dublin City
Man and woman arrested after suspected firearm found in Dublin city bin
Gardaí on patrol observed an altercation between individuals on Abbey Street at midnight.
# Clampers
Dublin city centre clamping returned to 'more normal levels' from today
Clamping had been scaled back since last month in a bid to ensure the cars of healthcare workers weren’t clamped.
# break-ins
Burglary gangs targeting empty Dublin city centre properties
Many business owners are now beefing up security.
# pandemic
Grafton Street footfall plummets by 75% as people stay away from Dublin city centre
Customer-facing businesses – employing 35,000 people – have mostly shut according to Dublin Town.
# Clampers
Here's where the top 10 clamping blackspots were in Dublin city last year
The number of vehicles clamped in Dublin city in 2019 was up 8% to 46,516.
# 21 aungier street
Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building
There was opposition to using the building for homeless accommodation.
# Dublin City
Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)
This year’s figure was confirmed in correspondence to Councillor Colm O’Rourke from Dublin City Council.
# rebellion week
'Disruptions' expected today as week-long climate protest kicks off in Dublin and around the world
Members of Extinction Rebellion Ireland will set up roadblocks and a campsite from midday in the city centre.