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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Dún Laoghaire

Last month
January 2023
# rent pressure zone
Minister to assess how co-living developments can be brought under rent legislation
Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien has said he has always been opposed to co-living developments.
Last year
2022
# seafront
Dún Laoghaire Baths reopen after years-long refurbishment
Original plans did not include a swimming pool but the county council have said one can be developed in the future.
# Dún Laoghaire
VIDEO: Playful dolphin pod joins boat in Dublin Bay
More than 20 dolphins swam alongside the boat for around an hour.
# Dún Laoghaire
Pedestrian (70s) killed after being hit by truck in Dun Laoghaire
The incident occurred at the junction of George’s Street Lower and Convent Lane.
All time
# RNLI
Ceremony held in Dún Laoghaire for 4 crew members who died at Christmas 200 years ago
The outdoor ceremony also honoured the lives of those who died on Irish coasts this year.
# Student Units
Council planners recommend refusal for contentious Dún Laoghaire student accommodation
A decision is due on the application by An Bord Pleanála in January.
# Student Accommodation
Locals and An Taisce oppose six-storey student housing scheme for Dun Laoghaire
Baker’s Corner pub would be demolished as part of the scheme
# Dublin
Dun Laoghaire’s 'last corner shop' closes doors after 35 years
Popular local newsagent John Hyland is set to retire and will trade his till for a bicycle, as he plans to cycle the Barrow Way.
# Dún Laoghaire
Council recommends refusing Charlie Chawke's €186m Goat apartment plan
Minister for Tourism and Culture and local TD Catherine Martin has told the appeals board that she has “concerns in relation to this development”.
# RNLI
Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot
People are being warned that sea temperatures remain low despite the sunny weather.
# Dublin
Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire
Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.
# Dublin
Lifeboat crew rescues dog after slip near Dun Laoghaire pier
Archie fell on to rocks near the pier after 11am.
# bicycle blackspots
The good, the bad and the useless: How bike infrastructure has changed in the era of Covid
A surge in cycling happened during the pandemic but new infrastructure was not evenly spread and may not be here to stay.
# Dún Laoghaire
Witness appeal following fatal three-car collision in Co Dublin earlier this month
A woman in her 80s died two days after the incident.
# bullock harbour
Dún Laoghaire RNLI rescue two divers in late-night search operation
Dún Laoghaire Lifeboat Station’s Inishore lifeboat was launched from Bullock Harbour shortly after 11pm.
# 40 foot
Dryrobes at dawn: How new sea swimming converts brought Irish bathing spots to international attention
Seriously, lads.
# baby noleen murphy
Gardaí issue appeal for information over murder of baby found dead in Dun Laoghaire in 1973
A 2007 inquest identified Cynthia Owen as the mother of baby Noleen Murphy.
# FSAI
Teddy's Ice Cream stand on Dún Laoghaire pier ordered to close storage unit after rodent droppings found
Teddy’s Ice Cream was one of five businesses issued with closure orders by the FSAI during July.
# Courts
Teenage boy who tried to murder woman he met on dating app won't have sentenced reviewed for extra two years
The Court of Appeal today increased the teenager’s sentence review date by two years to seven years.
# Courts
Father of teenage boy who tried to murder woman he met on dating app apologises to victim
The teenager will find out tomorrow if his sentence will be increased following an “undue leniency” appeal by prosecutors.
# Dún Laoghaire
Three rescued after 35ft yacht gets into difficulty off Dublin coast
The propeller on the yacht was fouled before 11 o’clock this morning.
# dun laoghaire rnli
Two anglers cut off by rising tide in Killiney rescued by RNLI
The pair were brought to safety at Killiney beach.
# Deirdre Kuntz
Search for missing 72-year-old woman stood down after body located
Gardaí thanked the public for their help.
# 40 foot
Gardaí conduct patrols at Dun Laoghaire's 40 Foot and Sutton beach as good weather draws crowds
A number of people took advantage of the good weather and went to the beach.
# Central Criminal Court
State appeals sentence of teenager who tried to murder woman he met on dating app
The teen was sentenced to 11 years’ detention in November 2019 with a review to commence on 1 January 2023.
# Courts
State appealing sentence of teenage boy in dating app case on 'unduly lenient' grounds
The now 17-year-old tried to murder a woman he met on an internet dating app.
# Dún Laoghaire
'Awful, really frightening': Woman purposefully coughed and spat on by two youths while out walking
Fianna Fáil’s James Lawless is calling for a serious conviction for those found guilty of deliberating trying to spread Covid-19.
# Monkstown
'A dire situation': Two Dublin schools closed after electricity and heating failures
The two schools’ principals said they have been notifying the department about health and safety concerns since 2017.
# swing-gate
Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection
Fine Gael members see the letter as a clear signal Bailey intends to fight the decision to deselect her.
# Deselected
'Swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey removed from Fine Gael general election ticket
The Dún Laoghaire TD was deselected following a meeting of the party executive.
# Dún Laoghaire
Missing teenager located safe and well
The teen was last seen this morning.
# Attempted Murder
Teenager who slashed woman's throat in Dún Laoghaire attack given 11-year sentence
The boy was 15-years-old when he arranged through a dating app to meet a woman and then attempted to kill her.
# No Confidence
Maria Bailey's spot on Fine Gael election ticket in jeopardy after crunch constituency meeting
A large number of the party’s members took the secret ballot in a Dun Laoghaire hotel this evening.
# swing-gate
Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election
A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.
# Dublin
Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the media for their assistance in the matter.
# Dún Laoghaire
Man (50s) dies after getting into difficulty in water at Forty Foot in Dublin
Gardaí in Dun Laoghaire were called to the incident at the Forty Foot at around 2.30pm.
# raonaid murray
Appeal for information on 20th anniversary of murder of 17-year-old Dublin girl
Raonaid Murray was last seen alive at around 11.20pm on Friday 3 September 1999.
# Dún Laoghaire
Teen who attempted to murder woman he met online was exposed to extreme pornography from young age, court hears
The teenager had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a woman he met online in 2017.
# Dún Laoghaire
Planning board says co-living development will have to include kitchens in bedrooms
An Bord Pleanála has said the complex will, with some changes, “provide an acceptable form of residential amenity for future occupants”.
# Green Light
Controversial Dún Laoghaire co-living development granted permission by An Bord Pleanála
Bartra Capital’s CEO said the company will implement conditions outlined by the planning body.