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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Mansion House

This year
# Caroline Conroy
Mansion House security review to take place after Lord Mayor concerned for safety during protest
“I kind of feel a bit exposed at the moment with all that’s going on,” Caroline Conway said.
Last year
# Dublin
Lord Mayor has 'no regrets' about not having live animal crib at Mansion House
Caroline Conroy told The Journal that she was happy with her decision.
# St Stephen's Green
Live animal Christmas crib gets the go ahead but in a new location
The event outside the Mansion House was cancelled last month but will go ahead in St Stephen’s Green.
# live crib
Lord Mayor says Mansion House will have crib this Christmas but will not include live animals
Caroline Conroy said the council is aiming to “make the experience better this Christmas”.
# Christmas
Call for 'common sense' to prevail in row over Dublin’s live animal crib
“I think common sense should prevail, and that a solution should be found.”
# Mansion House
'It's above my pay grade': Taoiseach weighs in on Mansion House live crib controversy
Micheál Martin said that there were a ‘variety of ways’ to enjoy Christmas.
# live crib
Scrapping of Mansion House live crib a 'progressive step', says animal rights group
Councillors and TDs from across the political spectrum have criticised the move by Dublin’s Lord Mayor.
All time
# dublin lord mayor
Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House
Hazel Chu was approached by a group of people who criticised her for wearing a mask and referred to her as a ‘shape-shifting dragon’.
# Homelessness
RDS Christmas Day dinner for homeless to be held as takeaway service outside Mansion House this year
Those in need can attend the mobile kitchen between 10am and 1pm on Christmas Day.
# Chains of office
Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin
Chu was elected following a vote of councillors this evening.
# ambassador
Broadcaster Keelin Shanley honoured during rare diseases event at Dublin's Mansion House
Keelin’s husband Conor was in attendance while Health Minister Simon Harris also paid tribute.
# Mansion House
'This will be my last walk for Gay': Crowds gather to sign book of condolence for late broadcaster
The RTÉ broadcaster passed away yesterday aged 85.
Book of condolence opened in Dublin's Mansion House for Brendan Grace
It was confirmed earlier today that the comedian had died aged 68.
# Mansion House
The FAI needs a full-time executive board with appropriate governance... not a social club
Today Shane Ross hosts a stakeholder event to kick-off a transformation of Irish football. Expect a lot of what, a little how and even less why, writes John O’Sullivan.
# Dublin
Christy Dignam and Norah Casey among recipients of 2019 Lord Mayor award
Sportstar Philly McMahon and broadcaster Joe Duffy are among previous winners of the award.
# gianna care
Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency
Gianna Care has been criticised by pro-choice groups for giving inaccurate medical information.
# free tours
'Oozing with history': Take a look around the Mansion House, 100 years on from the first Dáil sitting
It is the oldest free-standing residential home in Dublin.
# first dail
TDs and Senators to hold special joint session in Mansion House to mark 100 years since first Dáil
The first Dáil met at the Mansion House on 21 January 1919 following the 1918 General Election.
# don't stop
'You forget your aches': Older Dubliners are taking over the Mansion House each week for a unique fitness class
The 12-week programme is aimed at older adults and run by non-profit organisation Siel Bleu Ireland.
# Mansion House
Hundreds of Magdalene Laundry survivors gather in Dublin for two-day event
The women, many of them aged in their 80s, are gathering to discuss their experiences in Ireland’s Magdalene Laundry institutions.
# Dublin
Appeal to fund hotel stays for large-scale gathering of Magdalene survivors
Justice for Magdalenes Research is calling on the government to help organise the event.
# rental trap
"We're paying more in rent to a landlord than we would in a mortgage - that's just pointless"
Attendees at KBC’s ‘mortgage lounge’ in midweek don’t see any future in staying in Ireland’s rental market.
# commemoration
President Higgins calls for fight against politics of fear and hatred while marking Holocaust Memorial
Minister Flanagan said we must be vigilant in standing against fundamentalist ideologies.
# making a difference
Know one of Dublin's unsung heroes? Here is how to get them noticed
Nominations for the Good Citizen Awards will open tomorrow.
# Mansion House
Garret FitzGerald really, really did not like Sinn Féin in 1985
The then Taoiseach even reached out to his nemesis Charles Haughey in an attempt to stymie Gerry Adams’ party.
# Meet the mayor
Sinn Féin's new Dublin mayor wants street parties to remember 1916
Críona Ní Dhálaigh stopped by for a High Table Interview last week. Here’s what we found out.
# Happy Birthday
5 things you might not know about Dublin's Mansion House
The home of the Lord Mayor of Dublin is 300 years old.
# Mansion House
Cute kids? Check. Animals? Check. Christmas has arrived
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…
# Water Protest
'The tall guard in black, he saved my life': Water protester speaks out about bollard incident
Fiona Healy was pushed into a metal bollard outside Mansion House on Dawson Street earlier in the week.
# tuarisc
Former RTÉ head criticises Kenny over "less than fluent" Gaeltacht minister
Cathal Goan made the comments as he launched a new online Irish news site.
Members of the public queue to pay their respects to Albert Reynolds
His remains will lie in repose in the Oak Room until 6pm before his removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart in Donnybrook later this evening.
# oak room
Lying in repose of Albert Reynolds at Dublin's Mansion House today
A book of condolences will also be opened at the Oak Room. A State Funeral is being arranged for Monday.
# Donnybrook
Father Brian D'Arcy to lead prayers at State Funeral of Albert Reynolds
The former Taoiseach will lie in repose at the Mansion House in Dublin tomorrow ahead of Monday’s ceremony.
# State Funeral
Albert Reynolds will lie in repose in Mansion House and funeral will take place on Monday
The Government Press Office has confirmed the details of the State Funeral for the former Taoiseach.
# Sympathy
Book of condolence for Gaza victims to be opened tomorrow in Dublin
Lord Mayor Christy Burke repeated his call for negotiations to end the violence.
# About last night
Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings
There’s anger among the ‘survivors of the bloodbath’, the threat of Sinn Féin needs to be taken seriously, and Joan Burton has twice as many things to be proud of as Alex White…
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
Patrick Nulty resigned unexpectedly, a veteran republican appeared in court over the Jean McConville case… and Margaretta D’Arcy was released from prison.
# roll of honour
“Both inspirational leaders”: Brian O’Driscoll & Fr Peter McVerry receive the ‘Freedom of Dublin’
The Lord Mayor says they both lead by example and are “individuals who walk the walk”.
# Mandela in Ireland
A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago
Mandela noted the success the Irish soccer team in handwritten notes on a speech he gave at Dublin’s Mansion House in July 1990.
# Road to Rio
No hype or fanfare, but Katie still setting the same high standard
Katie Taylor fights in Bray tonight, less than 24 hours after she returned with a win in Dublin’s Mansion House.