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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Dún Laoghaire

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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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Boy (7) who was trapped in apartment complex lift for 40 minutes awarded €40k
The boy suffered from asthma and his father was told on the fourth alarm call that the fire brigade had not yet been alerted.
Council investigating reports of alleged dog poisoning at Mount Merrion park
It is the council’s understanding that one dog was reported ill and subsequently died.
Bathing bans lifted at Seapoint, Forty Foot and Dollymount in wake of wastewater overflow
Sandycove remains closed pending additional test results.
Missing man (71) believed to have left Ireland on boat to Wales
James was last seen on 25 May.
'I knew from the way the power had left my body that I was paralysed. I couldn't move my legs'
Victor Connell was left paralysed after breaking his neck in a scrum at 25, but he has built a whole new life for himself.
Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people
Plans to build a block of 208 studio dwellings which would see dozens of people sharing one kitchen have been criticised.
Fix your bike or charge your phone? New 'smart bench' installed in Dún Laoghaire
Two of the benches will be installed – the first is already in place in Dún Laoghaire with a second one coming to Sandyford.
145,000 people flocked to Dun Laoghaire to see some of the world's top cliff divers over the weekend
The popular Red Bull event was held in Dublin for the first time.
Psychiatric report ordered on teenager who tried to murder woman he met online
He had met his 25-year-old victim on the Whisper social media app, where he had pretended to be 19.
New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday
Promoters MCD hope to make Dun Laoghaire Pier the home for gigs over three days this June bank holiday.
16-year-old Dublin girl has been found safe and well
Alannah Corrigan was last seen in Dun Laoghaire.
Missing Dublin teen found safe and well
Gardaí were seeking the public’s help in tracing Alannah Corrigan (16).
Review begins as 70kg of plastic debris recovered in Dún Laoghaire baths clear-up
One local said that little plastic pins were “all over the Forty Foot, all the way up to the swimming baths”.
People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book
New book on Dún Laoghaire pier takes the reader down memory lane.
Affordable homes to be built on private lands through 'quid pro quo' negotiations
Cork City Council officials will state today most active sector for construction is for student accommodation.
'A terrible loss': How Ireland plans to mark its worst maritime disaster
The ship was torpedoed by a German submarine on 10 October 1918.
Security guard threatened with handgun during cash-in-transit robbery
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
'You can pick up a song in a week': Why Irish people love the ukulele
We talked to the founder of the Ukulele Hooley event, Tony Boland.
Three people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty
The yacht’s sail got caught around the rudder.
Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend
The incidents occurred in Dun Laoghaire and Killybegs.
Warnings after swimmer injured at popular Dublin swimming spot
The swimmer hit a rock a Dun Laoghaire’s Forty Foot and was treated at the scene.
Thousands of spectators descend on Dun Laoghaire harbour for Red Bull Flugtag
43 teams of aspiring aviators battled it out for the top prize in Dublin today.
New sailing high performance centre to 'create medal potential' ahead of Tokyo 2020
The facility will be built in Dún Laoghaire at a cost of €300,000.
Anti-amendment Dún Laoghaire bucked the national trend in '83. We went to talk to locals this week
The ’83 debate was bitter and divisive. Those who lived through it say there’s a more informed debate on the doorsteps today.
Garda hospitalised after being assaulted with metal baseball bat
The garda received injuries to his face, head and body.
Missing Chinese man found safe and well in Dublin
The man was visiting his daughter in Dún Laoghaire.
Appeal for 17-year-old missing from Dublin
Wiktoria Swierczynska was last seen in Carrickmines early yesterday morning.
Teenager (15) sent forward to trial for attempted murder of woman on Dun Laoghaire seafront
The 15-year-old boy will face trial in the Circuit Criminal Court.
'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster
More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.
Dun Laoghaire's €10 million baths will be open in 2020
Contracts on the project were signed today.
Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding
Customers can use their tickets on Dublin Bus.
Boy charged with attempted murder after woman was seriously injured in stabbing
The 15-year-old will stand trial in the Central Criminal Court.
Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove
The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.
South Dublin burglary gang targets new areas following 45-second garda response time to attempted robbery
Gardaí based in Dun Laoghaire have made significant ground against the organised crime group
Elderly people can't leave hospital due to council taking up to 18 months to fit walk-in showers and ramps
The Housing Department has also confirmed that the waiting list for home ramps is up to 10 months.