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# dublin-city - Monday 24 March, 2014

Dublin councillors vote today on directly-elected mayor (but it's likely plan will be scrapped)

All four local authorities in the country have to agree on whether to put the issue to the people on the same day as the local and European elections.

# dublin-city - Saturday 22 March, 2014

“Both inspirational leaders”: Brian O’Driscoll & Fr Peter McVerry receive the ‘Freedom of Dublin’

The Lord Mayor says they both lead by example and are “individuals who walk the walk”.

# dublin-city - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Specialist cleaning of Patrick Kavanagh statue required after vandalism Canal Bank What?

Specialist cleaning of Patrick Kavanagh statue required after vandalism

This is why we can’t have nice things.

# dublin-city - Friday 28 February, 2014

Thousands of homes across Dublin could be without water this weekend

Repairs being carried out on a burst main at James Street could affect supply across the city this weekend.

# dublin-city - Monday 3 February, 2014

New 'Luas on rubber wheels' could cut commute times by almost 40 per cent

Three special ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ routes could be built at a cost of up to €650 million. It’s planned the first will be between the city centre and Swords.

# dublin-city - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Just two drink-drive arrests after 1,100 motorists stopped

The drivers were stopped over a one hour period at checkpoints in Dublin overnight.

# dublin-city - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Teenager killed in Christmas Day motorbike crash

The 19-year-old crashed into a parked car in the Summerhill area of Dublin.

# dublin-city - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Man 'serious but stable' after stab attack in Dublin city centre

The 23-year-old is being treated at the Mater. A 19-year-old has been taken for questioning at Store Street Station.

# dublin-city - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park

The site between Cork Street and Chamber Street in Dublin 8 could now become recreation space for Dublin 8 residents, pending a planning report.

# dublin-city - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Irish freestyle champion takes his amazing skills around Dublin city Tekkers

VIDEO: Irish freestyle champion takes his amazing skills around Dublin city

We bet Daniel Dennehy can do more keepy-ups than you.

# dublin-city - Monday 25 November, 2013

Dublin mayors tell dog-owners: pick up after your pooches

Dublin’s mayors have launched a new hotline number where people can report offenders.

# dublin-city - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Two in five Dublin dog-owners aren't cleaning up after their pet

Dubliners consider the issue a worse problem than cigarette buts, chewing gum or graffiti.

# dublin-city - Monday 4 November, 2013

BOD and Fr Peter McVerry to be awarded Freedom of the City of Dublin

The two men now have the right to pasture sheep on common ground within the city boundaries.

Wimpy Kid beats Guinness World Records, as library 'most borrowed' lists revealed

‘The Help’ is the only adult fiction work in the list of the ten most popular titles for 2012, which is otherwise dominated by the adventures of Jeff Kinney’s ‘Wimpy Kid’.

# dublin-city - Monday 21 October, 2013

Northside DARTs and other services to be curtailed this weekend

Bus transfers are being put in place as engineering works are carried out on the line. Commuter, Enterprise, Rosslare and Maynooth services are also affected.

# dublin-city - Friday 18 October, 2013

Hogan on Dublin mayor plan: 'I might be 6' 5'' but I'm not going to lean in any direction'

The Minister isn’t giving much away about whether or not he’d like a directly-elected mayor for the capital.

# dublin-city - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Pictures: Problems with Sam Beckett bridge lead to spectacular recreation of 'rainbow' ad

A tugboat with powerful hoses was brought in to cool the bridge’s cables so it could close properly…

# dublin-city - Monday 2 September, 2013

Drumroll please: And the new bridge in Dublin city will be called…

The decision on the name of the Marlborough Street bridge was made by councillors at a meeting of Dublin City Council tonight.

# dublin-city - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations

President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.

# dublin-city - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates Granby Park This post contains images

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.

# dublin-city - Monday 12 August, 2013

Cheap granite is "downright embarrassing" to Dublin - An Taisce

Dublin City Council says that the use of cheaper granite should stop due to a drop in price for native Leinster granite.

# dublin-city - Friday 9 August, 2013

Investigation launched after Eircom worker injured in Dublin fall

The incident happened off Baggot Street on Rogers Lane at around 10.30am.

'Virtual bus lanes' among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin

The National Transport Authority is to “free up road space” for travel by means other than private cars.

# dublin-city - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Appeal over bank-drop cash robbery outside Eddie Rocket's

A worker at the fast food restaurant was intercepted and punched a number of times by thieves who intercepted his cash drop.

# dublin-city - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Taxi driver whose car was hijacked speaks of "deep sympathy" for crash victims' families

Matthew Ilori’s taxi was stolen at knifepoint at the weekend. Moments later, two men in their 20s died when the car crashed at speed into a bridge on the Dublin quays.

# dublin-city - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Phil Lynott statue to return to Harry Street next week

The landmark statue was damaged back in May after it was pushed over.

Second man dies as a result of stolen taxi crash

The car crashed into a lock bridge close to the Convention Centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Thieves make off with Eddie Rocket's bank-drop cash

A worker was intercepted by two men as he left the fast food restaurant this morning.

# dublin-city - Monday 5 August, 2013

No sign of renewed talks as Dublin Bus strike enters second day

It’s looking increasingly likely the action could continue into the working week.

# dublin-city - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Widespread disruption likely today as Dublin Bus drivers strike over pay

Tens of thousands will be inconvenienced today in the first all-out strike at the semi-state company in 13 years.

# dublin-city - Saturday 3 August, 2013

IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods Dublin City This post contains videos

IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods

It’s hoped the new micro-forecasting technology could be helpful in developing an early-warning system for vulnerable businesses and householders.

Poolbeg incinerator plan delayed (again) but controversial clause gets dumped

There is still no date for when building will start on the Poolbeg incinerator, which has been in the works for over a decade.

# dublin-city - Friday 2 August, 2013

Clamped! GoCar fined despite free parking law

A picture from a TheJournal.ie reader shows the car parked in a pay-and-display section of the IFSC.

# dublin-city - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Ever wanted to park on the street and not get clamped?

Dublin users of car sharing service GoCar will now be able to park their rental vehicle on any pay-and-display space for free.

# dublin-city - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Lord Mayor: Developers hanging on to prime Dublin sites should face penalties Meet The Mayor This post contains videos

Lord Mayor: Developers hanging on to prime Dublin sites should face penalties

Oisín Quinn has been setting out his aims for his term in office in a wide-ranging interview. On a personal front, his priorities include trying to accommodate a young family and small dog in the garden-less Mansion House…

# dublin-city - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Lord Mayor: Dublin needs a mayor with 'real powers', but role unlikely before 2019

Oisín Quinn has been sharing his thoughts on the future of the mayorship, following a poll that shows 61 per cent of Dubliners are in favour of a directly elected CEO for the city.

# dublin-city - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Part of St Patrick's Cathedral opens to the public for first time since 13th century

The Lady Chapel has been closed to the public since it was built in 1270.

# dublin-city - Monday 1 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine things to know before you start your day.

# dublin-city - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Court for teen arrested after 19-year-old beaten and stabbed in Dublin city

Two teenagers have since been released without charge after being arrested following the incident.

# dublin-city - Friday 7 June, 2013

€5.8m contract to replace 19km of Dublin's Victorian water pipes

Works to replace the centuries-old pipes will begin on Monday, and will continue around the city for 12 months.