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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Howth

This month
September 2023
Man rescued from foot of Howth cliffs after falling and being stranded for almost 24 hours
After an advanced paramedic from Dublin Fire Brigade had assessed the man’s injuries, it was decided to take him by sea to an ambulance.
Plans for 142-bedroom hotel within grounds of Howth Castle put on hold following appeal
Under the plans, the existing Deer Park Hotel will be completely demolished and replaced with the new building.
This year
WRC hears claim landlord told woman she could not stay in flat after hearing she was pregnant
The woman claimed she was discriminated against on grounds of family status and gender under the Equal Status Act.
Council investigating erection of fences on beach in apparent 'land-grab' by Sutton residents
It has become an increasingly common practice across Ireland’s beaches but can be ‘catastrophic’ for nature, according to Coast Watch Ireland.
Irish Rail proposes using 'shuttle' DART trains to Howth and Sutton
Irish Rail is proposing that trains from Howth could run as shuttle services to Howth Junction with passengers changing trains to continue into Dublin.
Last year
27 people in court over dozens of crimes targeting businesses in north Dublin
The charges were brought following an operation by gardaí from Clontarf, Howth and Raheny garda stations.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s a roundup of stories from today.
Howth's WWII 'Eire 6' neutrality sign unveiled by Michael D Higgins following restoration
The EIRE 6 sign was one of 83 aerial recognition signs built around the Irish coast during the Second World War.
Howth RNLI rescues six kayakers in north Dublin waters
One kayaker had capsized.
Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station
A judge held that the boy’s case was too serious to stay in the Children’s Court.
All time
Third boy released on bail after charge over violent disorder at Howth Junction Dart station
The teen will face a preliminary hearing next month.
Planning permission approved for Howth apartments despite residents' objections
Locals were concerned that Howth is being overdeveloped.
Goat this: Old Irish Goats reintroduced to Howth after nearly a century to help prevent fires
25 native goats have been brought to Howth Head today as part of a three-year project.
'The situation has vastly improved': Gorse fires on Howth Head now contained
The fires have burned an area of approximately 65 acres since last month.
'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head
The fire service also attended other fires in Kilbarrack and St Anne’s Park on the northside of the city.
Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.
Teenagers arrested after ambulance personnel 'came under attack' at Dart station
Two teenagers were injured during incidents in Howth and Kilbarrack yesterday.
Gardaí deploy undercover units on Dart line to stamp out spate of anti-social behaviour
There have been violent scenes in Howth and Malahide in recent weeks.
Irish Rail investigating 'unauthorised distribution' of Howth Junction incident video
CCTV footage of the incident appeared online earlier this month.
'Like clockwork every year': Dublin's seaside towns once again hit by spate of anti-social behaviour
Malahide and Howth have been the location of several serious incidents in recent weeks.
Policing patrols stepped up at North Dublin DART stations after series of incidents involving youths
Several social media videos show jumping on a car and a woman falling under a train after an approach by youths.
Assault investigation launched after woman falls between platform and Dart at Howth Junction station
The incident happened on 1 April.
Man in his 20s dies after getting into difficulty in the sea in Howth
The man was taken from the water known locally as Hidden Beach, near Whitewater Brook.
Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.
Report finds pilots were not adequately familiar with passenger plane which flew too low on approach to Dublin Airport
The probe determined that both pilots were not adequately familiar with the aircraft they were flying.
'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth
An adult and a teenager were rescued today at the Howth cliffs.
'I don't believe they'll fix it by 2024': Irish Water inspects raw sewage spilling into Doldrum Bay
“They’ve failed to keep any of their promises to date,” one local said of the water utility.
Coast Guard warns the public to be careful of rising tide while walking along the coast
The Howth Coast Guard station in Dublin responded to three callouts in relation to coastal walkers this week.
Permission granted to demolish Howth hotel and build 177 apartments despite local opposition
The appeals board stated granting permission was justified given the Government’s policy to ramp up the delivery of new housing.
Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan
The Coast Guard said its units had talked to multiple people in the Clontarf and Howth areas today.
Gardaí launch sexual assault probe after woman claims she was attacked by taxi man
The alleged assault is said to have happened in the Sutton Cross area near Howth, in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Gardaí investigating after woman allegedly sexually assaulted in north Dublin on Saturday
The alleged incident took place in the Sutton Cross area near Howth.
'It benefits ourselves and the environment': Seabin that collects plastic waste is launched in Howth Harbour
The initiative was started by local Rowan Byrne and saw a crowdfunding effort to make it happen.
This Cork man is pushing a buggy 225km from Galway to Howth in memory of his daughter
The man is doing the 225km walk in memory of his daughter.
Fishing vessel detained off Dublin coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations
This is the seventh vessel detained by the Naval Service so far in 2019.
Ireland’s Eye sold to private investment group
The island was included in the recent sale of Howth Castle and demesne to Tetrarch Capital.
Witness appeal after woman killed following single-vehicle collision in Howth
The incident occurred at 3.20pm yesterday on Windgate Road, when the car collided with the pillar of a house.
Boy (8) awarded €25,000 after falling and lacerating face outside Howth hotel
The boy scarred his forehead at The Deer Park Hotel more than five years ago.
Man arrested after camper van fire on Howth pier
Another vehicle beside the camper van also caught fire.
Here's the average price of a home in Howth in 2018
The latest analysis from