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#Phoenix Park

# phoenix-park - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

OPW refuses to grant permission for Russian Victory Day rally at Papal Cross in Phoenix Park
# Russian Rally
# Russian Rally

OPW refuses to grant permission for Russian Victory Day rally at Papal Cross in Phoenix Park

May 4th 2022, 6:26 PM 74,831 Views 136 Comments

The organisers of the rally sought permission for it in January, before the war with Ukraine began.

# phoenix-park - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park poses 'serious health and safety risk' to public, documents show
# Office Of Public Works
# Office Of Public Works

Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park poses 'serious health and safety risk' to public, documents show

Apr 7th 2022, 5:06 PM 43,843 Views 5 Comments

Internal records detail how the site has been in a state of “ongoing disrepair” and dogged by issues with intruders, security and vandalism.

# phoenix-park - Thursday 4 November, 2021

34 deer killed in Phoenix Park as part of 'managed cull' this week
# OPW
# OPW

34 deer killed in Phoenix Park as part of 'managed cull' this week

Nov 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 39,009 Views 47 Comments

The animals – 22 females and 12 males – were culled on Tuesday.

# phoenix-park - Friday 22 October, 2021

Security guard jailed for sexual assault of woman in Phoenix Park
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Security guard jailed for sexual assault of woman in Phoenix Park

Oct 22nd 2021, 3:44 PM 35,806 Views 0 Comments

Cornel Onofrei pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the woman in 2018.

# phoenix-park - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park to be restored and upgraded with new visitor experience
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park to be restored and upgraded with new visitor experience

Oct 6th 2021, 4:24 PM 29,377 Views 30 Comments

The upgrade works will create a new tourist attraction in Phoenix Park.

# phoenix-park - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Almost all gates to Phoenix Park to remain open to traffic following public consultation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Almost all gates to Phoenix Park to remain open to traffic following public consultation

Jul 27th 2021, 11:34 AM 18,324 Views 39 Comments

The OPW had proposed plans “to reduce through traffic over the medium to long term”.

# phoenix-park - Thursday 22 July, 2021

People feeding Phoenix Park deer is harming the herd, researcher warns
# Oh Deer
# Oh Deer

People feeding Phoenix Park deer is harming the herd, researcher warns

Jul 22nd 2021, 8:42 PM 20,368 Views 52 Comments

People are being urged to “let the wildlife stay wild”.

# phoenix-park - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Protest outside Áras an Uachtaráin against vaccines and new Covid-19 legislation
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Protest outside Áras an Uachtaráin against vaccines and new Covid-19 legislation

Jul 15th 2021, 9:34 PM 60,233 Views 157 Comments

It is the second protest in two days after a similar event against the Dáil vote on new legislation yesterday.

# phoenix-park - Friday 16 April, 2021

OPW to install portaloos in Phoenix Park to cope with more visitors this summer
# Dublin
# Dublin

OPW to install portaloos in Phoenix Park to cope with more visitors this summer

Apr 16th 2021, 3:32 PM 13,143 Views 29 Comments

The OPW’s chairman confirmed the move to Dublin City Council.

# phoenix-park - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Phoenix Park gates to be rehung this summer nearly three years after Pope Francis visit
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Phoenix Park gates to be rehung this summer nearly three years after Pope Francis visit

Apr 6th 2021, 9:19 AM 38,927 Views 51 Comments

The OPW said it was hopeful the €800,000 plus refurbishment would be completed by the end of July.

# phoenix-park - Friday 26 February, 2021

People asked not to drive to Phoenix Park and to leave parking spaces 'for those who need it'
# Dublin
# Dublin

People asked not to drive to Phoenix Park and to leave parking spaces 'for those who need it'

Feb 26th 2021, 12:56 PM 31,320 Views 55 Comments

The OPW says the park was “extremely busy” last weekend.

# phoenix-park - Monday 11 January, 2021

Proposals put forward to reduce traffic volume through Phoenix Park
# Park It
# Park It

Proposals put forward to reduce traffic volume through Phoenix Park

Jan 11th 2021, 10:30 PM 20,041 Views 71 Comments

The Office of Public Works said more sustainable transport options and a safer environment for walkers and cyclists could be provided.

# phoenix-park - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Deaths of two people sleeping rough in tents in Phoenix Park over Christmas confirmed
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Deaths of two people sleeping rough in tents in Phoenix Park over Christmas confirmed

Jan 5th 2021, 3:52 PM 53,098 Views 52 Comments

According to figures from the DRHE, there were at least 50 deaths among people who accessed homeless services in Dublin across last year.

# phoenix-park - Sunday 13 December, 2020

'Completely compliant': HSE defends sending student nurses to work in badly-hit care home during first wave

'Completely compliant': HSE defends sending student nurses to work in badly-hit care home during first wave

Dec 13th 2020, 4:12 PM 28,037 Views 28 Comments

HSE acknowledged the work done by staff in St Mary’s Hospital during the first wave of the pandemic.

# phoenix-park - Monday 7 December, 2020

Phoenix Park side gates closure sparked complaints after two hour traffic delay
# Closed Gates
# Closed Gates

Phoenix Park side gates closure sparked complaints after two hour traffic delay

Dec 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 39,910 Views 17 Comments

The OPW had made the move to shut down the side gates of the famous park at weekends.

# phoenix-park - Friday 30 October, 2020

Almost all Phoenix Park gates to close to vehicular traffic on weekends for duration of Level 5
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Almost all Phoenix Park gates to close to vehicular traffic on weekends for duration of Level 5

Oct 30th 2020, 1:17 PM 47,035 Views 56 Comments

The gates will close as normal at 11pm on Fridays and reopen at 7am on Mondays.

# phoenix-park - Friday 10 July, 2020

'It will be back to car city': Disagreement over reopening of most Phoenix Park gates
# Traffic
# Traffic

'It will be back to car city': Disagreement over reopening of most Phoenix Park gates

Jul 10th 2020, 12:05 PM 16,800 Views 131 Comments

All gates bar one reopen from today after closing in March due to pandemic restrictions.

# phoenix-park - Thursday 9 July, 2020

OPW confirms almost all Phoenix Park gates to reopen tomorrow
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

OPW confirms almost all Phoenix Park gates to reopen tomorrow

Jul 9th 2020, 11:59 PM 19,801 Views 36 Comments

Many gates in the park were closed in March following the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions.

# phoenix-park - Sunday 21 June, 2020

'Serious concerns' that new housing development could pose security threat to President Higgins
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

'Serious concerns' that new housing development could pose security threat to President Higgins

Jun 21st 2020, 4:03 PM 58,426 Views 87 Comments

There are plans for 33 semi-detached houses and a four-storey apartment block near the Phoenix Park.

# phoenix-park - Friday 5 June, 2020

OPW confirms majority of Phoenix Park gates to remain closed to vehicular traffic
# Dublin
# Dublin

OPW confirms majority of Phoenix Park gates to remain closed to vehicular traffic

Jun 5th 2020, 10:38 AM 15,269 Views 35 Comments

Many gates in the park were closed in March following the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions.

# phoenix-park - Friday 15 May, 2020

Traffic through Phoenix Park 'unlikely to change' as main avenue to remain for essential workers
# Rat Run
# Rat Run

Traffic through Phoenix Park 'unlikely to change' as main avenue to remain for essential workers

Updated May 15th 2020, 4:39 PM 31,798 Views 103 Comments

Green Party councillor Michael Pidgeon says the park has been ‘a calmer place to be’ in recent months.

# phoenix-park - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest

Updated May 2nd 2020, 4:55 PM 83,876 Views 0 Comments

A ‘March for Freedom’ protest was planned in the Park at 2pm today.

# phoenix-park - Friday 17 April, 2020

11 Covid-19 related deaths recorded in two weeks at Dublin care home for older people
# St Mary's Hospital
# St Mary's Hospital

11 Covid-19 related deaths recorded in two weeks at Dublin care home for older people

Updated Apr 17th 2020, 9:19 AM 35,480 Views 116 Comments

The HSE said since 2 April, 11 people with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 have died.

# phoenix-park - Friday 14 February, 2020

Phoenix Park gates removed for Pope Francis visit will cost over €800,000 to restore
# Billed Gates
# Billed Gates

Phoenix Park gates removed for Pope Francis visit will cost over €800,000 to restore

Feb 14th 2020, 6:05 AM 89,573 Views 81 Comments

The Office of Public Works hopes the gates will be rehung by the end of this year.

# phoenix-park - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Man (44) charged with hoax threats claiming bombs were planted in Phoenix Park
# Courts
# Courts

Man (44) charged with hoax threats claiming bombs were planted in Phoenix Park

Jan 28th 2020, 4:14 PM 13,902 Views 0 Comments

The alleged incident occurred in May of last year.

# phoenix-park - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Charlie Flanagan asked OPW not to cull 20 Phoenix Park deer and to send them to Laois instead
# Charlie Flanagan
# Charlie Flanagan

Charlie Flanagan asked OPW not to cull 20 Phoenix Park deer and to send them to Laois instead

Dec 25th 2019, 11:00 PM 47,745 Views 48 Comments

The minister wanted to have the deer relocated to a 250-acre estate in Laois.

# phoenix-park - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Fallow deer killed in Phoenix Park in latest cull to control population growth
# OPW
# OPW

Fallow deer killed in Phoenix Park in latest cull to control population growth

Nov 21st 2019, 6:37 PM 31,666 Views 92 Comments

There are currently around 600 fallow deer in Phoenix Park.

# phoenix-park - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort
# OPW
# OPW

'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort

Sep 21st 2019, 8:00 PM 26,236 Views 19 Comments

We toured what was once a British ammunitions store, and which since the 1980s has fallen into disrepair.

# phoenix-park - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Historic Phoenix Park gates removed for Pope visit finally set to be restored
# OPW
# OPW

Historic Phoenix Park gates removed for Pope visit finally set to be restored

Sep 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,989 Views 55 Comments

The gates were taken down in August 2018 ahead of Pope Francis’s visit to Ireland.

# phoenix-park - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch
# Pence Visit
# Pence Visit

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:30 PM 37,812 Views 65 Comments

The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.

# phoenix-park - Friday 31 May, 2019

OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park
# Dublin's Green Lung
# Dublin's Green Lung

OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park

May 31st 2019, 9:19 PM 38,791 Views 61 Comments

planned, designated parking areas could improve congestion when huge events like Bloom are held in the park, the summary said.

# phoenix-park - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From an electricity-generating toilet to a whiskey barrel hot tub: Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
# Pottering Around
# Pottering Around

From an electricity-generating toilet to a whiskey barrel hot tub: Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

May 30th 2019, 8:30 PM 21,099 Views 10 Comments

Bloom Festival has 22 show gardens on display and will run until the end of the Bank Holiday weekend.

# phoenix-park - Monday 20 May, 2019

Development of 88 apartments at former Phoenix Park racecourse gets green light
# Housing
# Housing

Development of 88 apartments at former Phoenix Park racecourse gets green light

May 20th 2019, 10:45 PM 27,624 Views 53 Comments

An Bord Pleanala granted permission for the development after an appeal.

# phoenix-park - Sunday 3 February, 2019

OPW sold carcasses of Phoenix Park deer culled by state-hired marksman to game dealer
# Deery Me
# Deery Me

OPW sold carcasses of Phoenix Park deer culled by state-hired marksman to game dealer

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 47,251 Views 77 Comments

Annual culls are carried out by the OPW to manage the number of wild deer in the park.

# phoenix-park - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

34 deer killed as part of regular cull at Phoenix Park
# Fallow Deer
# Fallow Deer

34 deer killed as part of regular cull at Phoenix Park

Jan 9th 2019, 5:43 PM 27,237 Views 75 Comments

Culls are aimed at managing the Phoenix Park deer population which numbers close to 500.

# phoenix-park - Monday 31 December, 2018

8km tailbacks, a €76,000 catering bill and a 36-hour visit: the numbers behind Pope Francis' visit to Ireland
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

8km tailbacks, a €76,000 catering bill and a 36-hour visit: the numbers behind Pope Francis' visit to Ireland

Dec 31st 2018, 12:00 PM 15,734 Views 90 Comments

The pope’s two-day visit was one of the most widely anticipated events of the year.

# phoenix-park - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Billionaire businessman Edward Crawford to be next US ambassador to Ireland
# Trump Ally
# Trump Ally

Billionaire businessman Edward Crawford to be next US ambassador to Ireland

Sep 12th 2018, 1:04 PM 22,635 Views 26 Comments

The 80-year old is heavily involved in the Irish community in Cleveland.

# phoenix-park - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Thousands of sandwiches thrown in skip after Papal Mass because charities refused them says OPW
# Sambo Heaven
# Sambo Heaven

Thousands of sandwiches thrown in skip after Papal Mass because charities refused them says OPW

Aug 29th 2018, 8:34 AM 67,470 Views 76 Comments

The OPW was responding to a caller on RTÉ’s Liveline who spotted catering staff throwing out unopened sandwiches behind the food stalls.

# phoenix-park - Monday 27 August, 2018

The Phoenix Park reopens at 4pm today - over 15 hours ahead of schedule
# Pearly Gates
# Pearly Gates

The Phoenix Park reopens at 4pm today - over 15 hours ahead of schedule

Updated Aug 27th 2018, 3:17 PM 45,099 Views 76 Comments

The restrictions on entrance to the park were to remain closed until 7am tomorrow.

# phoenix-park - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Under 130,000 people attend Papal Mass in Phoenix Park
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Under 130,000 people attend Papal Mass in Phoenix Park

Updated Aug 26th 2018, 5:29 PM 433,423 Views 434 Comments

500,000 tickets were distributed for the Mass earlier this summer.

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