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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# O'Connell Street

This year
Gardaí close access to ATMs after queues form following glitch with Bank of Ireland app
People are being cleared from ATMs in areas where lengthy queues have formed.
‘It’s gone beyond a joke’: workers in Dublin's north city centre share concerns in wake of attack
Some staff said they would like to see a permanent Garda presence in the area.
QUIZ: How much do you know about O'Connell Street?
The one in Dublin, not the one in Birr.
Tens of thousands march through Dublin in show of solidarity with refugees
The large demonstration follows a wave of anti-immigration protests.
Last year
New 'street crime' Garda taskforce for Dublin to be established
It is understood the task force could include operations to target low and mid-level drug dealing.
TD says comment about 'druggies' on O'Connell Street was 'maybe a poor choice of language'
Senator Lynn Ruane says Deputy Kehoe should be more concerned about people with drug dependencies than tourists.
New Garda premises to open on O'Connell Street in Dublin to tackle anti-social behaviour
Operation Spire and Operation Citizen will be run out of the new Garda premises on O’Connell Street.
Mary Lou McDonald lodges appeal over green light for O'Connell and Moore Street redevelopment
A decision is due on the appeals by An Bord Pleanala in June.
Hammerson approved by Dublin City Council to redevelop O'Connell and Moore Street
Mary Lou McDonald and the grandson of 1916 leader James Connolly have criticised the planned development.
All time
Teen arrested after car mounted pavement and hit pedestrians in Offaly
The driver, a male juvenile aged in his late teens, was arrested at the scene.
Homeless man found guilty of murdering friend on O'Connell Street to be sentenced for life
Damien Singleton had pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.
Two men charged with the alleged rape of a man in Dublin city centre
The men were arrested by gardaí in the early hours of Monday morning.
Plan to regenerate O’Connell Street and Moore Street unveiled
UK property developer Hammerson submitted planning applications today.
Green Party plan for Moore St area wants O'Connell St 'rescued from neglect and takeaways'
The party is launching its ‘Vision for Moore Street’ this afternoon.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after teenager 'seriously injured' on O'Connell Street
The 18-year-old was brought to The Mater Hospital and is being treated for his injuries, which are being described as “serious”.
'I am worried about the cold - it kills me': A night on duty with a Dublin homeless charity spent an evening with an outreach team helping homeless people in the city centre.
Man receives serious head injuries after he was beaten by gang of men on Dublin's O'Connell Street
No arrests have been made to date but gardaí will now seek CCTV images to help them with their investigation.
An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO
Dublin City Council granted permission for the banners in June.
Businesswoman Deirdre Foley shared in multimillion payout from Clerys site sale
The famous department store was sold to Press Up.
There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street
The applications have been submitted to Dublin City Council by the National Transport Authority.
Traffic delays in Dublin expected after Parnell Street incident
Motorists are advised to expect delays on approach.
Man (28) charged in connection with fatal O'Connell Street stabbing
The stabbing happened on O’Connell Street at around 1.40am on Tuesday morning.
O'Connell Street stabbing victim identified as 39-year-old from Kilkenny
Gardaí have launched a murder inquiry following the incident.
Garda on duty witnessed fatal stabbing incident on O'Connell Street
O’Connell Street has been closed off and traffic diverted following last night’s incident.
Ministers condemn march by republican group in Dublin as 'sickening' and 'disturbing'
The group was criticised for marching down O’Connell Street on Saturday.
'A disgusting attempt at intimidation': Republican group criticised for O'Connell Street march after Lyra McKee killing
The march comes less than 48 hours after the 29-year-old journalist was killed in Derry.
'This is an emergency': Extinction Rebellion comes to Dublin as sit-down protest blocks O'Connell Street
The movement was formed late last year and has grown rapidly.
One arrested after large crowd gathers around two men fighting on Dublin's O'Connell Street
Footage from the scene shows two men throwing punches in front of a large crowd of onlookers.
After 30 years, the tiny doughnut kiosk on Dublin's O'Connell Street is still going strong
The family-run business is facing stiff competition.
The Christmas window displays are back at the Clerys building - take a look
The windows look back at various decades throughout the history of Clerys, from the 1850s to the 1980s.
European investment group to acquire Clerys building in deal reportedly worth over €60m
The building was once home to one of the capital’s most iconic department stores.
'Marriage, love, sex': A new documentary meets those who met under Clerys clock
Under the Clock features couples whose romance began on O’Connell Street.
Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction
Hundreds gathered to protest the eviction of a group from a vacant property in North Fredrick Street.
'O'Connell Street should be a place people want to get to rather than get through'
Clerys’ shutters came down for the final time on 12 June 2015 – and today a memorial was held for the store.
Pharmacist praised for saving 17-year-old tourist who suffered anaphylactic shock
The teenager and his mother were on O’Connell Street in Dublin when the teenager suffered from a severe allergy reaction.
Teenager jailed for glass attack that left magician blind in one eye
The incident happened on O’Connell Street on 9 September 2016.
'We're just trying to do as much as we can': The volunteers handing out food and giving haircuts at the GPO every Friday
O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups set up to provide their services.
PHOTOS: Arthur Fields captured Dublin life for five decades
An archive of almost 6,000 photographs has been crowdsourced from across Ireland.
Man taken to hospital after electrocution at Eason in Limerick city
The man was taken to University Hospital Limerick.
Complaints over high-pitched mosquito alarm on O'Connell Street
DCC has received complaints around the noise which comes from an office building.