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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# O'Connell Street

All time
# party on garth
'Let Garth play': GPO protest over Brooks concert fiasco
Hope is fading that a resolution to the debacle can be found, with the parties at an apparent impasse after a compromise deal was rejected on Thursday.
# the spire
Palestine campaigners to protest Gaza violence in Dublin rally
‘Operation Protective Edge’, which began on Tuesday, is Israel’s largest military operation against Gaza since 2012.
# Capital Problem
Clerys boss: 'O'Connell street is a very cold environment'
The Jobs Committee was told that Dublin’s main thoroughfare is dangerous and dirty, giving retailers little chance.
# dublin in a day
700 photos used to create impressive hyperlapse video of O'Connell Street
Seven hundred!
# Dublin
500,000 people, 1 event… It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in numbers
…and not a raincoat between them.
# Dublin
Gardaí seize more heroin than any other drug on O'Connell Street
New figures from gardaí reveal the progress of Operation Spire so far.
# Bomb
Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up
At approximately 1.30am on 8 March a bomb exploded on Dublin’s main thoroughfare.
# shneaky shnackbox
This dancing Supermacs video is strangely compelling
Just go with it.
# up for the rising
An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary
Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.
# worth the wait
Pics: Hundreds queue around the block to see Commander Hadfield
Demand for Commander Chris Hadfield’s book was so high that Eason ran out of copies, leaving some people disappointed.
# north earl street
Man 'serious but stable' after stab attack in Dublin city centre
The 23-year-old is being treated at the Mater. A 19-year-old has been taken for questioning at Store Street Station.
# Sweeeeet
Dublin could be getting its very own chocolate museum
A very tasty prospect.
# Dublin
Woman hospitalised after face slashed in O’Connell Street attack
It happened beside Clerys at around 8pm last night.
# reopening
In time for Christmas: Clerys set to reopen on 21 November
The department store has been shut since it was damaged in flooding four months ago.
# identified
The mystery of the girl found on O'Connell Street: what we know
Australian police have been drawn into the investigation after the girl was identified last night, almost one month after she was found in Dublin.
# Budget 2014
Watch: Gerry Adams talks the Seanad, Dáil reform and Budget 2014
The Sinn Féin president says that his party will “ferociously argue” against budget measures that would “heap the burden” on families and carers.
# Seanad referendum
'I can't kiss you on the lips': Little talk of Seanad as Gerry Adams canvasses in Dublin
The Sinn Féin president was popular as he walked the streets this morning but people were more interested in getting their picture with him than discussing the upper house.
# good time emporium
Eminem's new video features a fight outside Dr Quirkey's in Dublin
Yes, our very own Good Time Emporium pops up in Berzerk.
# 1913 lockout
Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations
President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.
# man on bridge
Do you remember photographer Arthur Fields of O'Connell Bridge?
Fields took more than 185,000 photos of people on O’Connell Street and bridge from the 1930s-1980s – and a documentary-maker wants to track those pics.
# Missing
13-year-old Sean Hynes found safe and well
Gardaí had asked for the public’s assistance in finding the teenager.
# 1913 lockout
Dublin retailers angered over plans for 1913 Lockout commemorations
O’Connell Street is due to be closed for one full day on 31 August 2013.
# caption this
Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?
What do you reckon?
# Tom Cruise
Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise's 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos)
Far and away (geddit?!) the best 24 hours you can have in Ireland…
# Crash
Two incidents involving Luas in Dublin city centre
Five people, including the driver of one Luas, have been taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.
# Banner
PICS: Tribute to slain Alan Ryan in O'Connell Street protest
The face of the murdered dissident republican appears on banner in Dublin today during protest about prisoners’ rights.
# closed down
Guineys workers still in limbo over pensions
Many of the workers who lost their job when Guiney & Co closed down in September had more than 25 years service – but now their pension remains up in the air.
# gammy
Christmas jumper world record attempt in Dublin... here's some inspiration
Geansaís galore.
Column: Miracle on O’Connell St – what the Clerys rescue says about Ireland
An institution was saved – which just goes to show how badly Irish homeowners are being treated in comparison, writes Arthur Doohan.
# Abortion
PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march in Dublin city centre
‘Several thousand’ people are believed to have taken part in the march which called on the government to change Ireland’s abortion laws.
# shop closure
Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions
The employees found out about the shop closure after a phone call on Monday telling them not to come into work the next day.
# dublin institution
So exactly WHICH Guineys is closing down?
There are three (count ‘em!) separate stores with the name Guineys on Dublin’s Talbot St – but which one is closing down?
# dublin institution
Clerys taken over, saving 350 jobs - but Guineys is to close
Clerys was sold to an American private equity group last night, just hours after it was placed into receivership.
# Drugs Seizure
Psychoactive drugs worth over €800,000 seized in Waterford
A 32-year-old man has been arrested after being caught in possession of the drugs.
# Wireless travel
Varadkar wants to install Wi-Fi across all public transport in 2013
The Minister has set the target as trials are carried out on some bus and tram services this year.
# Challenge 126
Charity runners cross the finish line 40 hours after setting off on 126-mile challenge
Brian Maher and Mike Sheridan took some time out from their entertainment day-jobs to jog from Limerick to Dublin.
# Five Alive
A grand soft day: Entertainers lace up for 126-mile run in aid of Special Olympics Ireland
DJ and movie critic team up for a fund-raising, endurance jog. Nice weather for it too.
# 1916
In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising
The Taoiseach and the President were amongst those at the event outside the GPO in Dublin’s O’Connell Street.
# 1916
President and Taoiseach to attend ceremony marking 1916 Rising
A ceremony will take place outside the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin later today.
# Makeover
Grafton Street in Dublin to be repaved in new colours
The capital’s iconic shopping street will be completely resurfaced and the red brickwork replaced with granite.