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# grafton-street - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests

Updated Feb 28th 2021, 3:05 PM 88,085 Views 0 Comments
  • Officers identified the risk of violence at the event after monitoring online chatter in recent weeks.
  • 23 people were arrested in total with a "major investigation" now underway.

# grafton-street - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Dublin business group objects to Council's Christmas music plan saying it would create a 'cacophony' of 'sonic conflict'
# DublinTown
# DublinTown

Dublin business group objects to Council's Christmas music plan saying it would create a 'cacophony' of 'sonic conflict'

Nov 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 34,035 Views 20 Comments

The Council has proposed piloting a radio messaging and Christmas music programme in the Grafton Street area for six weeks starting in early December.

# grafton-street - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Christmas lights in Dublin have just been switched on
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Christmas lights in Dublin have just been switched on

Nov 17th 2020, 7:15 PM 36,937 Views 10 Comments

The lights on Grafton Street, Henry Street and Capel Street have been turned on.

# grafton-street - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Nine people charged following anti-lockdown protests in Dublin city centre
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Nine people charged following anti-lockdown protests in Dublin city centre

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 10:30 PM 129,860 Views 32 Comments

An investigation focused on the organisers of the protest is now underway.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Bewley's Grafton Street cafe to re-open tomorrow
# Coffee
# Coffee

Bewley's Grafton Street cafe to re-open tomorrow

Aug 26th 2020, 5:19 PM 32,587 Views 31 Comments

The cafe announced the re-opening last month after it said it would close permanently in May.

# grafton-street - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Bewley's on Grafton Street set for re-opening next month
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bewley's on Grafton Street set for re-opening next month

Jul 30th 2020, 8:00 PM 42,173 Views 28 Comments

The iconic cafe announced in May that it was to permanently close.

# grafton-street - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Poll: Should the area around Dublin's Grafton Street be pedestrianised permanently?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the area around Dublin's Grafton Street be pedestrianised permanently?

Jul 25th 2020, 11:00 AM 35,476 Views 49 Comments

Pedestrianisation trials are being carried out in the area this weekend.

Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run
# Pedestrianisation
# Pedestrianisation

Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run

Jul 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 26,961 Views 45 Comments

The pedestrianisation trials take place over four consecutive weekends starting today.

# grafton-street - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre
# Pedestrianisation
# Pedestrianisation

Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:40 PM 31,515 Views 76 Comments

Trials begin on 25 July and will run for 4 consecutive weekends.

# grafton-street - Monday 8 June, 2020

What does shopping look like in a pandemic? Here's what we learnt today
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

What does shopping look like in a pandemic? Here's what we learnt today

Jun 8th 2020, 5:29 PM 45,295 Views 20 Comments

From queuing to face masks, the shopping experience looked very different today.

# grafton-street - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin'
# History
# History

Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin'

May 9th 2020, 8:27 AM 32,343 Views 63 Comments

Donal Fallon reflects on the end of an era, as Bewley’s cafe on Grafton street prepares to close its doors.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Bewley's café on Grafton Street set to close with loss of over 100 jobs
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Bewley's café on Grafton Street set to close with loss of over 100 jobs

May 6th 2020, 8:49 PM 70,719 Views 91 Comments

The closure has been blamed on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# grafton-street - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:54 AM 54,462 Views 90 Comments

Planning permission was granted after revised plans for the mesh security gate were lodged.

# grafton-street - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'Mini Stonehenge': Utility boxes used to develop Luas don't need planning permission
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

'Mini Stonehenge': Utility boxes used to develop Luas don't need planning permission

Nov 28th 2019, 6:18 PM 29,403 Views 32 Comments

The Dublin Civic Trust described the emergence of the boxes as “appalling.”

# grafton-street - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Disney Store wants security gate at Grafton Street shop to prevent homeless sleepers
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Disney Store wants security gate at Grafton Street shop to prevent homeless sleepers

Nov 24th 2019, 1:43 PM 52,664 Views 137 Comments

An application for installing the gates was lodged in October by The Disney Store Ltd.

# grafton-street - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Real estate group apologises to Grafton Street flower sellers for 'clutter' remarks
# Flower Power
# Flower Power

Real estate group apologises to Grafton Street flower sellers for 'clutter' remarks

Nov 21st 2019, 5:50 PM 23,617 Views 18 Comments

The group said it has now withdrawn its submission.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'There's no such thing as the Grafton Quarter': Councillors hit out at this year's Christmas lights
# Ceantar Grafton
# Ceantar Grafton

'There's no such thing as the Grafton Quarter': Councillors hit out at this year's Christmas lights

Nov 13th 2019, 4:43 PM 45,788 Views 54 Comments

Attempts to re-name or re-brand parts of Dublin City have come in for criticism in recent years.

# grafton-street - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Appeal for witnesses to come forward after incident outside Dublin music venue
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Appeal for witnesses to come forward after incident outside Dublin music venue

Jul 9th 2019, 8:30 PM 39,270 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have said that this incident has no connection to the Longitude Festival.

# grafton-street - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Brown Thomas cancels release of Kanye West runners due to 'health and safety concerns'
# Yeezy
# Yeezy

Brown Thomas cancels release of Kanye West runners due to 'health and safety concerns'

Jun 8th 2019, 11:13 AM 81,448 Views 86 Comments

Hundreds of people had queued up to buy the shoes – some since the early hours of this morning.

# grafton-street - Friday 15 February, 2019

Urban Decay are giving Irish fans chance to swap your old Naked palette for the brand new one
# Naked Reloaded
From The Daily Edge
# Naked Reloaded

Urban Decay are giving Irish fans chance to swap your old Naked palette for the brand new one

Feb 15th 2019, 6:33 PM 5,813 Views 0 Comments

You’ve got to be quick though.

# grafton-street - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night
# Tradition
# Tradition

Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night

Dec 25th 2018, 11:39 AM 34,491 Views 55 Comments

A big crowd as in attendance for the annual event.

# grafton-street - Friday 30 November, 2018

Iconic Dublin nightclub Lillie's Bordello to close in January
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

Iconic Dublin nightclub Lillie's Bordello to close in January

Nov 30th 2018, 11:16 AM 79,406 Views 34 Comments

The Porterhouse Group says ‘exciting plans’ are afoot for the venue.

# grafton-street - Sunday 30 September, 2018

'It could jeopardise the brand': Salad chain Chopped faces closure of Grafton Street outlet
# Chopped Down
# Chopped Down

'It could jeopardise the brand': Salad chain Chopped faces closure of Grafton Street outlet

Sep 30th 2018, 7:30 AM 70,986 Views 58 Comments

Both the council and national planning authority said the store is in breach of planning laws.

# grafton-street - Monday 20 August, 2018

Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit

Aug 20th 2018, 1:46 PM 41,538 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# grafton-street - Thursday 16 August, 2018

With 131 days to go, Brown Thomas has officially opened its Christmas shop in Dublin
# Yule Can't Be Serious
# Yule Can't Be Serious

With 131 days to go, Brown Thomas has officially opened its Christmas shop in Dublin

Aug 16th 2018, 12:50 PM 38,166 Views 45 Comments

Christmas trees and festive decorations will be on sale at the store until the end of the year

# grafton-street - Monday 6 August, 2018

The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am'
# Music Makers
# Music Makers

The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am'

Aug 6th 2018, 4:00 PM 25,069 Views 17 Comments

The scene on Dublin’s premium busking street can be competitive, one performer said.

# grafton-street - Monday 4 December, 2017

Here's your first look inside Dublin's swanky new Victoria's Secret store
# Vicky's Here
From The Daily Edge
# Vicky's Here

Here's your first look inside Dublin's swanky new Victoria's Secret store

Dec 4th 2017, 8:08 PM 16,345 Views 4 Comments

Knickers! Bras! PINK!

# grafton-street - Sunday 26 November, 2017

17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday
# Music Marathon
From The Daily Edge
# Music Marathon

17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday

Nov 26th 2017, 10:07 AM 5,201 Views 0 Comments

All in aid of Dublin Simon Community.

# grafton-street - Monday 13 November, 2017

9 excellent photos from the time Michael Bublé turned on the Grafton Street Christmas lights
# Mickey Bubbles
From The Daily Edge
# Mickey Bubbles

9 excellent photos from the time Michael Bublé turned on the Grafton Street Christmas lights

Nov 13th 2017, 7:07 PM 4,455 Views 3 Comments

Remember that?

# grafton-street - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time
# Jailbreak
# Jailbreak

Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time

Oct 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 69,167 Views 25 Comments

The well-known statue has been removed by Dublin City Council to facilitate the repaving of Harry Street.

# grafton-street - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character'
# Column
# Column

Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character'

Oct 15th 2017, 3:30 PM 19,988 Views 32 Comments

Come Here To Me! Vol. 2 celebrates an unexplored Dublin: its public duels and street gangs, suffragettes and drag queens, as well as its not-so-secret gay bars and failed vegetarian societies.

# grafton-street - Monday 28 August, 2017

Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices
# Sales
# Sales

Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices

Aug 28th 2017, 9:35 AM 18,616 Views 24 Comments

Intense competition is forcing retailers to pass on cost savings, according to Savills’ latest retail report.

# grafton-street - Friday 18 August, 2017

Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack

Aug 18th 2017, 3:38 PM 40,843 Views 174 Comments

Fears had been raised that Ireland’s major urban centres like Dublin’s pedestrianised Grafton Street could be targeted.

# grafton-street - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

Jun 29th 2017, 6:10 AM 20,515 Views 0 Comments

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

The 12-year-old girl who went viral for busking on Grafton Street turned down The Ellen Show
# Allie Sherlock
From The Daily Edge
# Allie Sherlock

The 12-year-old girl who went viral for busking on Grafton Street turned down The Ellen Show

Jun 7th 2017, 6:20 PM 28,316 Views 5 Comments

“She just enjoys a bit of busking,” says Allie Sherlock’s dad. Fair play!

# grafton-street - Thursday 1 June, 2017

A spellbinding performance by an 11-year-old Cork girl on Grafton Street is taking over Facebook
# Supermarket Flowers
From The Daily Edge
# Supermarket Flowers

A spellbinding performance by an 11-year-old Cork girl on Grafton Street is taking over Facebook

Jun 1st 2017, 8:51 AM 15,246 Views 4 Comments

Half a million views and counting.

# grafton-street - Friday 3 March, 2017

Which pub on Grafton Street is Ed Sheeran talking about in his new song?
# Mystery
From The Daily Edge
# Mystery

Which pub on Grafton Street is Ed Sheeran talking about in his new song?

Mar 3rd 2017, 2:52 PM 55,447 Views 6 Comments

Captain Americas?

# grafton-street - Friday 3 February, 2017

A whole shop dedicated to Urban Decay is set to open on Dublin's Grafton Street
# Naked Palette Heaven
From The Daily Edge
# Naked Palette Heaven

A whole shop dedicated to Urban Decay is set to open on Dublin's Grafton Street

Feb 3rd 2017, 5:39 PM 6,806 Views 2 Comments

The makeup brand has been granted permission to open at 50 Grafton Street. Wahoo!

# grafton-street - Friday 27 January, 2017

The first hint of Dublin's huge new Victoria's Secret store has appeared on Grafton Street
# Bra-vo
From The Daily Edge
# Bra-vo

The first hint of Dublin's huge new Victoria's Secret store has appeared on Grafton Street

Jan 27th 2017, 11:25 AM 46,326 Views 1 Comment

Hold onto your knickers!

# grafton-street - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding
# Session
# Session

'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding

Dec 24th 2016, 7:06 PM 69,859 Views 57 Comments

One man in the crowd said he feared he and his daughter would be crushed.

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