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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Grafton Street

All time
# Jailbreak
Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time
The well-known statue has been removed by Dublin City Council to facilitate the repaving of Harry Street.
Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character'
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.
# Sales
Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices
Intense competition is forcing retailers to pass on cost savings, according to Savills’ latest retail report.
# risk assessment
Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack
Fears had been raised that Ireland’s major urban centres like Dublin’s pedestrianised Grafton Street could be targeted.
# Grafton Street
Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card
The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.
# allie sherlock
The 12-year-old girl who went viral for busking on Grafton Street turned down The Ellen Show
“She just enjoys a bit of busking,” says Allie Sherlock’s dad. Fair play!
# Supermarket Flowers
A spellbinding performance by an 11-year-old Cork girl on Grafton Street is taking over Facebook
Half a million views and counting.
# Mystery
Which pub on Grafton Street is Ed Sheeran talking about in his new song?
Captain Americas?
# naked palette heaven
A whole shop dedicated to Urban Decay is set to open on Dublin's Grafton Street
The makeup brand has been granted permission to open at 50 Grafton Street. Wahoo!
# bra-vo
The first hint of Dublin's huge new Victoria's Secret store has appeared on Grafton Street
Hold onto your knickers!
# session
'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding
One man in the crowd said he feared he and his daughter would be crushed.
# singalong
Gavin James joined Glen Hansard for the traditional Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street
Unfortunately it had to stop early due to overcrowding.
# Grafton Street
Man says he threw chair in McDonald's because he got 'bad vibe' from another customer
James Thornton said the man he was aiming to hit “looked like a little faggot”.
# main street
Grafton Street is the 13th most expensive main street to rent on in the world
The cost per square metre per year is now €3,327.
# wound up
A provisional liquidator has been appointed to American Apparel's Grafton Street store
Similar bankruptcy and restructuring actions have been taken in the various jurisdictions where the group operates in.
# Grafton Street
Pharmacist saves life of 17-year-old girl with epi-pen on Dublin street
The young woman had gone into anaphylactic shock related to a severe nut allergy.
# rough sleepers
Dunnes Stores sent warning letter from Dublin City Council over gates outside Grafton Street store
A homeless action group previously used the area in front of the store to set up a food stall.
# Pizza Sunday Club
Dozens of homeless people will share pizza with the public on Grafton Street this evening
The get-together is planned for 8.30pm. “We want to break down the social barriers between the homeless and the rest of the public,” says organiser Cormac Noonan.
# Human billboards
Signs of the Times: The lives of the sign holders on Grafton Street
A new documentary examines the lives of three ‘human billboards’
# cut the crepe
14 decadent food porn pics for Gino's Gelato lovers
Gino’s Gelato: Dublin, Wicklow, Galway, our hearts.
# it's a secret
Is Victoria's Secret about to replace BT2 on Grafton Street?
Currently BT2 occupies a prime location on the south Dublin shopping street.
# BTs
You could be able to get a pint in Brown Thomas on Grafton Street soon
The future of shopping is here.
# Grafton Street
Brown Thomas could be getting a full pub license
The Grafton Street store is currently refurbishing its third floor restaurant.
# The Sales
Retailers expect bumper Christmas sales after early-morning queues
Mad Ted.
# occupy brown thomas
Photos: Gardaí respond to rolling protests at Grafton Street shops
Protesters entered Brown Thomas, and there were rolling road closures in the city before the action ended.
# marry you
A Dublin man proposed to his girlfriend with a big flash mob on Grafton Street
Are Irish men becoming…romantic?
# Grafton Street
Gardaí shut down stall handing out food and clothes to homeless in Dublin
Gardaí say March For The Homeless must secure the correct permits.
# street juice
11 daily inconveniences all Dubliners must face
Where is the south side Penneys? Where is it?
# highly symbolic
One of Dublin's prime retail spots is being put on the market for a cool €16 mil
The location is pretty symbolic. Grafton Street returned to full occupancy, post-recession, when Life Style Sports moved in last year.
# On the canvass
Selfies, beards and tears: Gerry Adams was like a pop star on Grafton Street this lunchtime
The Sinn Féin president found it difficult to canvass for a Yes vote today, such was the demand for selfies.
# Grafton Street
It looks like Next are set to close their flagship Dublin store
The chain have been present on south Dublin’s main shopping stretch for over 20 years.
# number 13
ANOTHER language school has shut, leaving 320 students out-of-pocket
It’s the 13th such school to shut since the start of last year.
# Grafton Street
Areas of central Dublin are going to be ripped up...
… and then put back down again (with new paving stones).
# missed connection
Are you a 'handsome bearded customer'? This woman is looking for you
Did your Valentine’s Day include banter and flower buying?
# big spenders
Shoppers are spending more on Henry Street than Grafton Street
The consumer spending habits are under the microscope.
# Grafton Street
A Dublin City Council van was clamped on Grafton Street today
# boom time rents
SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's
The Café had a decision ruling for a reduction in their rent overturned last year.
# Rent
140 staff let go as iconic Bewley's café in Dublin closes for six months
The cafe’s owners say it is currently significantly loss making.
# no place like home
No Bono, but famous faces sing for hundreds at Christmas Eve busk on Grafton St
Glen Hansard, The Coronas, Paddy Casey and Damien Rice all joined the fun.
# tommy kd
Homeless Love/Hate Jesus raver sings with buskers on Grafton Street
Talent on the streets of Dublin.