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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Dublin

4th December 2023
Gardaí to carry out high-visibility patrols ahead of Christmas as Operation Open City kicks off
Gardaí have said the aim of the operation is to facilitate the movement of public transport and minimise traffic disruption.
‘Still here with us’: Mother of five-year-old girl injured in Dublin stabbing shares update
‘We don’t know yet what lies ahead, but she is resilient and limitations will not stop her.’
New Iarnród Éireann timetable to include ‘fastest scheduled service’ between Cork and Dublin
A non-stop 6.15am Cork to Dublin Heuston weekday service will now clock in at 2 hours 14 minutes – five minutes quicker than previously.
Brothers jailed for combined 12 years for 'savage' fatal attack on 55-year-old man
The pair attacked Mick Mulvey on the Navan Road in Dublin in November 2019.
Hospitals to roll out 'virtual wards' so patients can be treated at home next year
The programme establishes hope that it help ease pressure on hospitals.
Several routes through the Sally Gap deemed impassable due to icy road conditions
There’s a frosty start this morning, with lowest temperatures to reach -3 to -4 degrees tonight.
Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Guinness Storehouse voted world’s leading tourist attraction
The storehouse beat Niagara Falls, the Great Wall of China and Machu Picchu
Two arrests and €8 million in heroin seized as Gardaí intercept plane at Weston Airport
The airport, which is also a flight school, is located between Lucan and Celbridge.
Man accused of wielding a knife in a supermarket appears before Dublin District Court
The man accused of wielding a knife and threatening a security guard claims it happened over a request to ‘frisk’ a person.
Developer takes legal action over vacant properties allegedly being used for music gigs and raves
The plaintiff claims part of its property is being used as a venue for events including music gigs, raves, Irish language classes, and a herbal workshop.
Latest RTB report shows highest annual hike in new rents since the series began
The annualised rental inflation for new tenancies has again increased and now stands at the highest level since the RTB series began.
Two men hospitalised with serious injuries after stabbing at Cabra funeral
Gardaí confirmed the news tonight.
Garda Commissioner faces questions from TDs after Dublin Riots
Commissioner Drew Harris has been invited to the Oireachtas justice committee today.
Stardust inquest hears how teen was trapped in toilets before being 'surrounded by fire'
David Browne told gardaí at the time he could hear “things crashing on top of us”
Tánaiste says govt giving ‘serious consideration’ to taking action over controversial Legacy Bill
The Bill includes a limited form of immunity from prosecution for Troubles-related offences and will halt future civil cases and legacy inquests.
Justice Minister seeks to reassure parents of Parnell Square school and says gardaí are present
Social Democrats TD Gary Gannon said there was not ‘one garda present on Parnell Square’ today.
The Explainer: Out of control - how did an attack in Dublin lead to riots and looting?
We’re joined by several members of The Journal’s newsroom to examine how Thursday unfolded, and to discuss the political and social fallout of the events.
Prosecutors granted two months to prepare for trial of man accused of flying drone at Dublin Airport
It is alleged that Eric Brills (50) unlawfully interfered with the operation of air navigation facilities at Dublin Airport by operating a drone in the 300-metre critical area.
Luas services between The Point and Smithfield stopped after collision between car and tram
No injuries have been reported.
Ben Dunne a ‘good, decent, generous, loving Irish man’, mourners told
Mary Lou McDonald and Larry Goodman as well as hundreds of others attended the funeral.
Emergency services attend seven-vehicle collision on M50
Gardaí said they have not received reports of any injuries.
Close to €1 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin and Cavan
Searches were carried out in the past few days and led to two arrests.
Dublin Marathon start and end points will 'preferably' include the city centre
Discussions on next year’s route have begun and it’s hoped a ‘positive solution’ will be announced in early 2024.
Dublin Marathon start and end points will 'preferably' include the city centre, organisers say
Discussions on next year’s route have begun and it’s hoped a ‘positive solution’ will be announced in early 2024.
Commissioner expressed 'dissatisfaction' over GRA appearance on Prime Time on Thursday
The incident happened during a meeting between garda representative groups and Drew Harris this weekend.
'Hate has no place in Dublin': Workers gather in city centre in show of solidarity following riots last week
The rally was organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
Gardaí investigating after seat on a Dublin bus catches fire last night
Flames and smoke were seen inside the upper deck of the parked vehicle.
Props from notable Irish movies and TV shows up for auction in Dublin
Props from Michael Collins, Banshees of Inisherin, Father Ted and Normal People are up for grabs
Last month
November 2023
Six-year-old girl discharged from hospital following stabbing incident in Dublin
Another girl remains in CHI Temple Street Hospital, where she is being treated for serious injuries.
Diabetic man acquitted of dangerous driving causing a fatal car accident on the M50
Jacqueline Griffin (39) died of catastrophic head injuries after her car was forced into crash barriers on 24 January, 2019.
Dublin riots: How a mob in the capital turned to looting, arson and calls to kill
Dublin city centre was largely shut down last night as rioters attacked gardaí, looted shops and set vehicles on fire.
What exactly happened in Dublin city and how did the situation escalate so quickly?
To understand that, we need to explore what has been happening online in terms of anti-immigration rhetoric
As is often the case with a breaking news story, many rumours gained traction yesterday before the truth had time to emerge
As it happened: Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
Schools close early and clinics cancelled at Temple Street amid fears of unrest in central Dublin
Five-year-old girl in critical condition following stabbing incident in Dublin yesterday
Gardaí said a woman in her 30s remains in a serious condition, while a six-year-old girl is still receiving treatment for less serious injuries.
'We're better than this': Taoiseach Leo Varadkar condemns violence in Dublin
“Those involved brought shame on Dublin, brought shame on Ireland.”
Gardaí from across country arrive to back up colleagues in Dublin city centre
Senior garda officers sent out urgent calls for help from the region to assist their colleagues in Dublin.
Condemnation of Dublin riots as gardaí investigate earlier stabbing outside school
Investigators are satisfied there was no terror-related motive for the attack outside the school.
Rioting has broken out in Dublin City centre, with Garda Commissioner Drew Harris condemning the 'lunatic hooligan faction' which has set fire on buses and Luas carriages, looted shops and smashed and burned garda cars.
The riots come after five people, including three young children, were hospitalised after a stabbing outside a school on Parnell Street this afternoon.
'It was pure instinct': Brazilian Deliveroo driver tells of moment he stopped Parnell Street attacker
The 43-year-old dad of two saw the incident unfolding, got off his bike, and used his helmet to stop the attack.
Caio Benicio talks to The Journal reporter Eimer McAuley about the horrific incident.
The 43-year-old Brazilian says he is praying for the young girl who is in a serious condition in hospital.
"It looks like they hate immigrants. Well I am an immigrant, and I did what I could to try and save that little girl," he said when asked about tonight's riots.
Five people hospitalised, including three children, in suspected stabbing outside school in Dublin
Two of the injured – a woman (30s) and a girl (5) – have sustained serious injuries.
Three men arrested after armed robbery in Dublin post office
Three people entered the post office this afternoon with a sledgehammer and what is understood to have been an imitation firearm.
Christmas ceremonies around Dublin get underway this weekend
Dublin City Council listed its tree-lighting ceremonies this year.
Gardaí investigating after woman hospitalised for gunshot injury in Dublin last night
The incident took place at approximately 10.10pm last night.