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#Merrion Square

# merrion-square - Last month October 2022

Dublin City Council unveils plaque to Irish woman who shot Mussolini
# VIOLET GIBSON
# VIOLET GIBSON

Dublin City Council unveils plaque to Irish woman who shot Mussolini

Oct 20th 2022, 11:20 AM 23,974 Views 18 Comments

Of the four assassins who attempted to kill the dictator, Gibson came the closest

# merrion-square - This year 2022

An expression of anger: The burning of the British Embassy in Dublin after Bloody Sunday
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

An expression of anger: The burning of the British Embassy in Dublin after Bloody Sunday

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:20 AM 27,497 Views 15 Comments

The embassy became a focal point for demonstrators after the British Army killed 13 people in Derry.

# merrion-square - Last year 2021

Council expresses 'serious reservations' on Merrion Square 'build to rent' scheme
# Dublin 2
# Dublin 2

Council expresses 'serious reservations' on Merrion Square 'build to rent' scheme

Sep 7th 2021, 6:22 PM 22,384 Views 12 Comments

The six storey scheme includes 19 build to rent apartments.

# merrion-square - All time

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'
# Protest Camp
# Protest Camp

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

Nov 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,201 Views 18 Comments

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

1,000 free tickets to be released for joint reception for Dublin's All-Ireland champions
# The Homecoming
From The42
# The Homecoming

1,000 free tickets to be released for joint reception for Dublin's All-Ireland champions

Sep 27th 2019, 4:30 PM 14,947 Views 15 Comments

Merrion Square hosts Sunday’s homecoming celebration.

Free tickets available as Merrion Square hosts reception for Dublin's All-Ireland champions
# Up The Dubs
From The42
# Up The Dubs

Free tickets available as Merrion Square hosts reception for Dublin's All-Ireland champions

Sep 23rd 2019, 11:59 AM 5,542 Views 11 Comments

There will be live performances from from Keywest, Eoin Thomas and The Rising Sons this weekend.

Concerns over possible inclusion of Scientology office in future Heritage Week programmes
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

Concerns over possible inclusion of Scientology office in future Heritage Week programmes

Aug 24th 2019, 9:30 AM 19,056 Views 58 Comments

The organisation’s Dublin office was included in the Heritage Week programme.

Questions asked over Heritage Week tours of Church of Scientology's Dublin office
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

Questions asked over Heritage Week tours of Church of Scientology's Dublin office

Aug 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 25,127 Views 50 Comments

Critics have questioned the decision to include the Scientology office on the Heritage Week programme

Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name
# Double Take
# Double Take

Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name

Nov 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 3,166 Views 0 Comments

Take a seat and remember Ireland’s favourite fictional priest.

Take note - road closures are in place across Dublin ahead of tomorrow's city marathon
# Driving Isn't A Runner
# Driving Isn't A Runner

Take note - road closures are in place across Dublin ahead of tomorrow's city marathon

Oct 28th 2017, 9:00 PM 24,842 Views 13 Comments

The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon will be running across the capital from 8.55am tomorrow.

Unite hits out at RTÉ coverage, says building was offered for homeless accommodation
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

Unite hits out at RTÉ coverage, says building was offered for homeless accommodation

Jan 17th 2017, 6:15 PM 17,916 Views 112 Comments

Focus Ireland rejected the building as it was unsuitable and because “the offer was for three years or less”.

Enda Kenny sat on a bench with a homeless man for 20 minutes this weekend
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Enda Kenny sat on a bench with a homeless man for 20 minutes this weekend

Oct 18th 2015, 1:29 PM 32,663 Views 218 Comments

He told the story during the Fine Gael presidential dinner yesterday evening.

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'
Live Dec 10th 2014, 11:07 PM

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'

From 'The Floozie' to Father Ted: Dublin's park sculptures in 10 fascinating facts
# Parklife
# Parklife

From 'The Floozie' to Father Ted: Dublin's park sculptures in 10 fascinating facts

Apr 13th 2014, 10:30 AM 28,706 Views 21 Comments

Did the statue to ‘yer man in Fairview ever get his head glued back on? Where is ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ these days?… And what on Earth is ‘Nightmare on Duck Street’?

TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House
# Parking
# Parking

TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House

Mar 22nd 2014, 10:45 AM 8,173 Views 30 Comments

A shortage of parking spaces outside the front and back of Leinster House has left some resorting to leaving their cars parked on the grass at the back of the complex.

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

Mar 12th 2014, 8:58 AM 6,196 Views 6 Comments

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

Pictures: Crowds take to the streets for pro-choice march
# Pro-Choice
# Pro-Choice

Pictures: Crowds take to the streets for pro-choice march

Sep 28th 2013, 7:36 PM 13,006 Views 575 Comments

The march, organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign, was held to call for free and safe legal abortion for women in Ireland — coinciding with a global ‘day of action’.

35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming
# Street Party
From The42
# Street Party

35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:45 PM 16,649 Views 32 Comments

Eoghan O’Gara and Paddy Andrews danced up a storm and Kevin McMenamon treated the Dubs faithful to a song.

Pictures: Irish acrobatic duo take Street Performance world title
# Street Performance
# Street Performance

Pictures: Irish acrobatic duo take Street Performance world title

Jul 21st 2013, 8:10 PM 17,592 Views 25 Comments

Almost 90,000 spectators enjoyed the turns, twists and throws as the Laya Healthcare Street Performance World Championships visited Cork this weekend.

Company sets-up safety deposit vault as burglaries rise and people fear banks
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Company sets-up safety deposit vault as burglaries rise and people fear banks

Jul 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 11,499 Views 30 Comments

The company plan on hiring up to 20 people directly in the Dublin company.

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA
# Funding Appeal
# Funding Appeal

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA

May 24th 2013, 1:12 PM 6,998 Views 7 Comments

The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.

National Gallery of Ireland to undergo biggest refurbishment since 1864
# All Change
# All Change

National Gallery of Ireland to undergo biggest refurbishment since 1864

Jan 24th 2013, 3:01 PM 7,230 Views 25 Comments

Around 300 jobs will be created during the refurbishment of the National Gallery on Dublin’s Merrion Square.

Pics: Thousands attend pro-life vigil in Dublin
# Vigil For Life
# Vigil For Life

Pics: Thousands attend pro-life vigil in Dublin

Jan 19th 2013, 6:47 PM 21,402 Views 553 Comments

Gardaí say that around 25,000 people attended a pro-life demonstration in Dublin’s city centre today.

Dublin City Marathon: Ndungu takes second consecutive win
# Staying Power
From The42
# Staying Power

Dublin City Marathon: Ndungu takes second consecutive win

Oct 29th 2012, 1:20 PM 6,943 Views 4 Comments

The Kenyan was narrowly outside his own record, as was his compatriot Magdalene Mukunzi who won the women’s race.

PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march  in Dublin city centre
# Abortion
# Abortion

PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march in Dublin city centre

Sep 29th 2012, 7:36 PM 17,979 Views 332 Comments

‘Several thousand’ people are believed to have taken part in the march which called on the government to change Ireland’s abortion laws.

9 things you (probably) didn't know about... Merrion Square
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

9 things you (probably) didn't know about... Merrion Square

Sep 9th 2012, 9:15 AM 43,043 Views 47 Comments

A new month-long festival aims to celebrate this historical part of the capital – but we’ve found out some things you may not have known about Merrion Square.

Two men charged over Merrion Square assault
# Crime
# Crime

Two men charged over Merrion Square assault

Jul 13th 2012, 6:27 PM 9,635 Views 17 Comments

Two people were hospitalised for head injuries after the attack.

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city
# Dublin Pride
# Dublin Pride

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city

Jun 30th 2012, 7:45 AM 9,294 Views 89 Comments

More that 26,000 people are expected to flood the streets of Dublin for the annual event and party.

Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home
# Blue Monday
From The42
# Blue Monday

Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home

Sep 19th 2011, 9:27 PM 3,905 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of people turned out in Merrion Square this evening to celebrate Dublin’s first All-Ireland in 16 years.

Here are the details for Dublin’s homecoming parade
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Here are the details for Dublin’s homecoming parade

Sep 18th 2011, 6:45 PM 5,694 Views 40 Comments

After a stunning victory over Kerry at Croke Park today, the capital will be a sea of blue tomorrow night as Sam arrives back after 16 years.

No serious injuries after three-vehicle crash on Merrion Square
# Crash
# Crash

No serious injuries after three-vehicle crash on Merrion Square

May 11th 2011, 1:28 PM 2,843 Views 0 Comments

Extensive damage was caused when a coach rammed into two parked cars on Merrion Square in Dublin this morning.