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# Dublin City

This week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Iveagh Markets 'urgent' repair work not set to begin until late 2024
A report by
David MacRedmond
The work will focus on securing the crumbling structure rather than fully renovating it for reuse purposes.
Last week
17th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Housing Minister condemns assault of woman in Dublin homeless hostel by staff member
The minister said he was not aware of the incident prior to today.
This month
September 2023
National commercial building vacancy rate hits record high of 14.1%
Sligo, Galway and Donegal are the counties with the highest commercial vacancy rates, with the pandemic’s fallout likely to be a factor nationally.
Migrant rights group awaiting response from Justice Minister on ‘immigration checks’ concern
Last week, the Garda Press Office announced that planned ‘days of high impact visibility’ in Dublin city centre would include ‘immigration checks’.
Last month
August 2023
Dublin's College Green set to be pedestrianised for 24 hours for American football event
The CEO of Aer Lingus said this weekend’s game will see the single largest movement of US citizens internationally for a sporting event.
Debunked: A public killing and attempted abductions latest in baseless claims against migrants
Gardaí had no record of the a supposed public killing with a hatchet in Dublin City.
Dublin families face homelessness after no-fault eviction notices from €6bn real estate group
After ten years living in the same apartment, Jekaterina now has nowhere to go after getting an eviction notice.
Dublin primary schools finding it incredibly difficult to recruit teachers for September
‘The Department has known that we are struggling to find teachers for months, and the Minister has said nothing’.
Over 500 arrests made by gardaí in Dublin last week
Around 500 searches were carried out under the Drugs Act, with 89 arrests relating to drug trafficking.
US tourist attacked in Dublin robbery after woman befriended him to distract him, court told
The incident happened six hours after the man landed in the country.
This year
Justice Minister says Dublin City is safe but that 'things are not perfect'
The minister condemned the attack on an American tourist as ‘vicious and unprovoked’.
Greta Thunberg and Duncan Stewart awarded with Freedom of Dublin
Dublin City Councillors approved the nominations at a monthly meeting on 12 June.
Greta Thunberg and Duncan Stewart due to receive Freedom of Dublin next week
Dublin City Councillors approved the nominations at a monthly meeting yesterday.
'Staff have been attacked, spat at': Dublin city businesses on impact of anti-social behaviour
A report by
Hayley Halpin
While drug use and related issues have long been a problem, one person said it has become “out of control at this stage”.
The Journal visited areas of the city centre this week to chat to business owners.
Tony Gallagher, a security consultant, said the level of shoplifting in the city centre has reached a "crisis level".
Environmentalist Duncan Stewart to be nominated for Freedom of Dublin
Former US presidents John F Kennedy and Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela, and Mother Teresa are among those to have received the honour.
Former Dublin GAA manager Jim Gavin appointed to head up North East Inner City task force
He is taking over the role from businessman Michael Stone.
Former Dublin GAA manager Jim Gavin appointed to head up North East Inner City task force
He is taking over the role from businessman Michael Stone.
Work begins on 18-month project to improve Dublin's Temple Bar square area
The total cost of the project is €5 million.
New Govt proposals to increase density and slash residential car parking spaces in cities
The Government have proposed eliminating residential car parking spaces in areas where there are good public transport links.
Workers unearth old Dublin city basin that was a social hotspot in the 1830s
The basin – which supplied drinking water to 90 streets – is located near St James’s Hospital in Dublin 8.
Frank Feely, the Dublin City Manager who 'ran' the capital for 17 years, has died
Feely is best remembered for his role in the 1988 Dublin Millennium celebration.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
'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.
Man in critical condition after Dublin City assault
A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the incident.
'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.
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.
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.
'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
Woman (30s) seriously injured in George's Street collision last night
The SUV collision happened at 9pm last night.
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.
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.
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”.
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.