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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Dublin Port

All time
# strange contraption
This timelapse video of a Dublin landmark's restoration is strangely hypnotic
That ‘strange contraption’ on the quays has been given a facelift. Here’s how the work was carried out.
# die another day
Stand down! That 'air raid siren' heard across Dublin was not the nuclear holocaust
Come out from under those desks.
# Seized
Man charged after €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Port
He will appear in court tomorrow.
# the big revamp
Dublin Port wants to dump 10 million tonnes of dredge waste off Howth. Some people aren't too happy...
Scuba divers say it could have a major impact on the environment – and there’s concern the move hasn’t been publicised properly.
# seagull strike
A 'rogue seagull' caused the closure of the Dublin Port Tunnel this afternoon
Is nowhere safe?
# ahoy
The biggest residential yacht in the world has been paying a visit to Dublin
A room onboard will set you back a few shillings.
# Incoming
10,000 tourists, four MASSIVE ships: The cruise-liners are jammed into Dublin today
You wait all morning for an enormous ship…
# Green Light
This ENORMOUS cruise liner will be soon be able to park-up at The Point
An Bord Pleanála have given the go-ahead to Dublin Port’s €230 million redevelopment plan.
# shipping news
One of the world's biggest tall ships just sailed to Ireland from Mexico
The Cuauhtémoc will be making a few more stops around Europe before heading back to Central America.
# All aboard
One of the world's largest Tall Ships will sail into Dublin next week
The Cuauhtémoc will arrive in Dublin with 225 sailors on board and will be open to the public for 5 days.
It's a good day for Revenue as 13 million cigarettes are seized in Dublin and Tyrone
The cigarettes were seized today as part of two separate operations in Dublin and Tyrone.
# Cruise Control
A bird's-eye view of the plan to boost the flow of ships (and tourist cash) into Dublin
A decision on the ambitious plan is expected in the next few months. It could open Dublin up to even the world’s largest cruise ships.
# eat my wake
"That's what they thought of us": Dubliners soaked by massive wave from luxury liner
Thanks for nothing, fancy Italian boat.
# longest ever
This MONSTER cruise liner will be parked up in Dublin next week
She’s so big she’ll have to either reverse in or reverse out… (So undignified).
# changed utterly
This is what Dublin Bay used to look like
The Great South Wall is celebrating 300 years.
# Harbour Master
Dún Laoghaire's mega cruise berth would make Dublin 'the new Copenhagen'
The local planning group wants 400,000 passengers to use the terminal each year.
# holy smokes
Here's what 10.3 million illegal cigarettes looks like
No word on whether ‘Don Corleone’ was the Godfather’s brand of choice.
# squeeeee
This video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port will make your day
Look! Look at them!
# Drugs
Look at this pile of cannabis seized at Dublin Port yesterday
The 85 kilogrammes of cannabis was discovered in animal feed.
# 50 million squid
Cruise liners are basically hauling the cash into Dublin
The cruise season has extended by two months this year, right into winter.
# anda and esla
Caught cold: 20,000 fake Frozen dolls seized in Dublin
They could hardly let THAT go…
# Stung
600,000 dodgy Marlboro cigarettes found hidden under flip-flops
They were hidden in a crate of “safety footwear.”
# Tallaght Hospital
The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak
A number of different public bodies attended a training event in Tallaght today.
# inside dublin port
In pictures: How to overhaul an Irish tallship in 8 easy* steps
*Actual steps may not be easy.
# Dublin Port
Irish man stopped while boarding ferry to Holyhead, €168,000 seized
A detention order for the man was granted today at the Criminal Courts of Justice.
# customs seizure
Revenue dogs Casey, Meg and Holly sniff out illegal cigarettes and alcohol worth €20,000
Customs agents were helped in their pursuit by detection dogs, Casey, Meg and Holly.
# Smuggled
Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes
Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.
# views of dublin
Wonderful timelapse drawings of the Dublin skyline will make you proud of the city
Not so dirty old town.
# Cruisin'
All change: Cruise ships on the way to Dublin Port
A new €200 million plan to redevelop part of Dublin Port will see changes in the types of ships in the city.
# Study
Noise from Dublin Port terminal "exceeds WHO levels"
A new study by two researchers says that the noise from the container terminal exceeds night-time guidelines.
# sniffed out
Sniffer dog Holly lands €300,000 drug seizure at Dublin Port
A man was arrested after 15 kilos of cannabis was discovered under a fake floor in a truck.
# drawn together
Watch three illustrators capture beautiful views of Dublin from above
Watch them illustrate Dublin Port, Old Dublin and Grand Canal Dock here.
# Dublin Port
Man arrested as cocaine seized in panels of car at Dublin Port
Approximately 2.4kg of the drug was found in the car disembarking a ferry from the UK.
# dublin can be heaven
Gorgeous tilt shift rooftop view of Dublin Port
The video takes in the port and parts of Dublin 4.
# Revenue
1.2 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port
The seizure had a retail value of €552,000 and was found in a number of pallets that arrived from Belgium.
# Cash
Holly the Revenue's dog sniffs out thousands in cash at Dublin Port
Revenue were granted an order to keep the cash for three months in order to investigate further.
# Seized
Revenue seizes cash from man attempting to board ferry in Dublin
A man in his 30s was attempting to board a ferry to Holyhead while carrying €45,000 in cash.
Revenue seize one million cigarettes worth €387k
The seizure had a potential loss to the exchequer of €341,000.
# Contraband
351,000 contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
The cigarettes would have posed a loss to the Exchequer of about €120,000, and were disguised as ‘advertising material’.
# Animal Cruelty
Some seized puppies 'only six weeks old', says DSPCA
The second litter of puppies, seized at Dublin Port on Thursday evening, are mostly aged between eight and ten weeks.