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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Liffey

This year
Pleasure boat captain cleared on appeal of being drunk while sailing in Dublin Port
The pleasure boat captain claimed he had a “God-given right” to take his craft out onto the Liffey.
All time
Four men arrested after alleged rowing boat theft resulted in Liffey River rescue
The men are due in court next month.
Plans for €15 million floating pool on River Liffey near white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre
It stems from interest by councillors and the public when the controversial white-water rafting facility was announced.
Two men get two-month jail sentence for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey
The court heard gardaí brought out on the water to help deal with the situation were told to “f*** off”.
Whale that washed up on Dublin beach 'almost definitely the same whale that died in Dublin Port'
It was originally thought to be a minke whale but was later confirmed to be a fin whale.
Gardaí allegedly told to 'F*** off' by drunk men sailing in middle of Dublin Port shipping lane
The court heard that a 4,000 tonne cruise liner was delayed as a result of the men’s actions.
A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend
The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.
Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim
The first race took place in 1920.
Two men in court charged with stealing a boat and sailing up the Liffey while drunk
The two Crumlin men have been ordered to stay away from Dublin 4.
One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port
Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.
These kind souls threw a lifebuoy into the Liffey to rescue a poor stranded cat
Dozens of onlookers cheered as the cat was winched to safety.
Three people rescued from River Liffey last night
They are all in hospital.
Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey
The “feisty feline” has been passed over to the care of DSCPA.
10 times the Ha'penny Bridge looked only feckin' gorgeous
You’d never guess she was 200 years old.
Young teenage boy drowns in Liffey accident
It is believed that the boy entered the Liffey before getting into difficulty.
Two arrested after suspected burglars crash two cars into Liffey
No serious injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.
Here's the story behind this gorgeous photo of a couple kissing in the Liffey
So rosemantic.
Here's the story behind this gorgeous photo of a couple kissing in the Liffey
So rosemantic <3
Tales of people 'having sex on the boardwalk' at odds with glossy new tourism video
The tourists were said to be “stunned” by the scene they encountered close to O’Connell Bridge.
Two people rescued from River Liffey
One was taken to hospital, but the other refused to go.
Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge
A tractor struck the bridge recently causing the damage and because it is a protected structure it could be months before it is repaired.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
The death of an Irishman in Tanzania, a crashed plane in Indonesia and the CAO points system had people talking.
This swan was saved by gardaí after a nasty run-in with Luas cables
They’re now recovering in an animal shelter.
11 eerie photos of the fog in Dublin this morning
It was like a scene from a horror movie but, you know, beautiful.
Liffey Valley is getting a Penneys
Massive expansion of the Liffey Valley shopping centre to bring 450 jobs “as quickly as possible”
Video: Dramatic rescue of man from Liffey in centre of Dublin city
He was taken aboard a Dublin Fire Brigade rescue boat after entering the water at around 2pm.
Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland
Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.
Touching comic tells story of homeless man who saved rabbit from Liffey
John Byrne jumped in after his pet rabbit Barney in 2012 after another man threw the animal into the water.
Strangers donate money online for US man robbed during Liffey rescue
Karma strikes again.
Against the tide: Liffey-side industries battle on
Small businesses are flourishing along the capital’s main waterway, but face a host of challenges.
You can walk or cycle over the Rosie Hackett Bridge from tomorrow
You can also drive over it if you’re a bus or taxi driver. Or a regular motorist who enjoys penalty points and prison time.
Dublin councillors vote for East Link toll to stay in place
The charge could have been lifted from the end of next year, when the bridge transfers back into the council’s ownership.
Scramble to save heritage ship after Minister grants stay-of-execution
The Naomh Éanna — a 1950s CIÉ ferry — was due to be scrapped within days. It’s hoped the vessel can be restored and turned into a tourist attraction.
Celtic Tiger-era Liffey bridge can’t open due to “lack of funding”
The Seán O’Casey Bridge was completed in 2005. It’s designed to open to shipping, but the authority that manages it says that’s not possible at the moment.
Pictures: Problems with Sam Beckett bridge lead to spectacular recreation of 'rainbow' ad
A tugboat with powerful hoses was brought in to cool the bridge’s cables so it could close properly…
Watch: This video will make you wish FlightFest happened every weekend
Dylan Murphy put together this footage of the airshow yesterday, which saw dozens of planes fly low over Dublin.
Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month
FlightFest will see a selection of aircraft, from flying boats to massive cargo planes, fly over the River Liffey next month.
New world record as 1,693 form longest Riverdance line
The previous record of 652 people dancing in a continuous line was held by Nashville, Tennessee.
Blind man walks 140km from Longford to Dublin to help wheelchair users
Rahim Nazarali has only five per cent eyesight but walked along the Royal Canal to raise money for the Irish Wheelchair Association.
Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...
Ever walked across the Ha’penny Bridge and wondered where all those graffitied locks keep coming from – or who keeps taking them down?