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# 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.
# Clamped
Clamping hotspots: New figures show the most clamped streets in Dublin
A lack of valid paid parking accounted for one third of all offences.
Have you seen Dylan? Appeal for 17-year-old missing from Dublin
Dylan Gavigan Kinsella was last seen in Dublin City on Saturday.
# Dublin City
Council hails 'overwhelmingly positive' traffic-free College Green with plan to double space this Sunday
College Green in Dublin city centre will be traffic-free again this Sunday.
# Dublin City Council
Parking costs in Dublin city are increasing to €3.20 per hour from next Monday
The changes will also include an expansion of “high-demand” yellow and red zones across the city.
# cultural institution
Over 18,000 people sign petition aiming to save The Bernard Shaw's beer garden
The person behind the petition said the Dublin pub is a cultural institution and one of the most unique spaces we have in our city.
# assaulted
Library staff and social workers among 110 Dublin council staff assaulted during work last year
Those who fell victim to physical attacks included library staff, park workers as well as street cleaners.
# On Yer Bike
'Residents are really pissed off': Dublin City Council plans expansion of city parking zones into suburbs
The proposals come amid plans to raise parking charges across the city for the first time in over a decade.
# Dublin City
'We want to see it at its best': Dublin City Council plans closure of College Green for summer events
Plans for the pedestrianised plaza were rejected by An Bord Pleanála last year.
# dublin from the air
Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air
The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county.
# Dublin City
Council wants large-scale art project to mark Euro 2020 games. Here's what Germany did
Dublin City Council wants a “city spectacular”, a “legacy arts project” and street entertainers to mark the hosting of Euro 2020 games.
# Up and Running
Ethiopian duo Bekele and Dubiso the winners as 20,000 turn out for Dublin Marathon
There were also impressive finishes from Ireland’s Lizzie Lee and Mick Clohisey on Sunday.
# fitzwilliam cycle route
Residents worried about 'high-speed cyclists' on parking protected cycle lanes in Dublin city
The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.
# brave souls
Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim
The first race took place in 1920.
# crimecall
'It’s very hard to look at your child lying in the cold night': Family issue public appeal over man shot dead in Dublin
Darren Kearns was shot dead outside a restaurant on 30 December 2015.
# The Danish Way
Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?
Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving
# portobello
Savita mural artist: 'I've been painting a long time, I've never seen a reaction like that before'
Street artist ACHES says he’s going to cover up the word “FREED” that someone wrote across her forehead.
# Dublin City
'We did it': The messages people have been leaving at the Savita Halappanavar mural
Savita’s parents have said that they are “really, really happy” with the projected referendum result.
# Double Take
Double Take: The striking Corporation flats designed by Herbert G Simms
The buildings that shape Dublin’s city centre.
# Revamp
Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift
That news was welcomed by business group Dublin Chamber.
# The Liberties
Fears The Liberties will become 'another Temple Bar' as latest student accommodation gets planning approval
Concerns have been raised at the pace of change in one of Dublin’s oldest areas.
Instead of segregated policies, we need inclusive housing for people on different incomes
Dublin’s Broadstone and Cathal Brugha Barracks sites could spearhead the government’s plans for new housing.
# eighth referendum
'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre
The march was organised by the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.
# shaw street
No one seriously injured after bus crash in Dublin city centre
However, the Dublin Bus was badly damaged.
# Dublin City
Famous graffiti wall behind Bernard Shaw pub to be demolished to make way for 260-flat complex
A Dublin street artist has suggested preserving the wall in some way, by assigning another one nearby for artists’ use.
# The Liberties
Dublin City's Weaver Park nominated for a European urban park prize
The park, located in the heart of the Liberties, was opened in September last year.
# Homelessness
A private company managing homeless accommodation in Dublin made nearly €3 million profit in 2016
R&G Administration manages and oversees accommodation for homeless families at two locations in Dublin.
# Homelessness
Alternative accommodation secured for almost all homeless families staying in the Gresham Hotel
Last week it emerged that 14 homeless families who had been staying at the Gresham in Dublin city centre had been told they had to leave by the end of the month.
# national accessibility week
Wheelchair users and people with disabilities can now climb and abseil in Dublin
The new facilities enable people with limited body movement to enjoy the experience of climbing.
# banana republic
Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin
Geldof says he doesn’t want to be associated with “handmaiden to genocide” Aung San Suu Kyi.
# Luas works
From today, permanent diversions are in place on Dublin's Dawson Street
Permanent road diversions are being put in place to make room for the new cross-city Luas line.
# Unread Emails
RTÉ emails about 'fire trap' house were not opened by Dublin City Council official
The council has come in for criticism for failing to address concerns about overcrowded homes across the city.
# bus priority measures
Driving to work today in Dublin? Don't forget there are new traffic restrictions in place
There is no longer a right turn now from Bachelors Walk onto O’Connell Bridge – except for buses, taxis and bicycles.
# from this weekend
Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays
Cars will also be banned from turning right onto O’Connell Bridge from Bachelors Walk.
# South Quay
Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect
Have a look at what route is closed so you don’t spend too much of the Bank Holiday weekend stuck in traffic.
# Dublin
There are some major Luas traffic disruptions coming (but they'll be the final ones before it starts running)
Luas Cross City will start carrying passengers in December.
# Capital Pain
'It could take 180 years to clear the Dublin city housing list'
Council housing is allocated based on need, age, income and right to live in Ireland on a long-term basis.
# Dublin City
Thief escaped by taxi after threatening shop staff with knife
The robbery occurred on Saturday at around 12.15pm.
# pint sized
Wetherspoon's announces its Dublin city hotel will open in early 2019
Planning for the development was granted in April.