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#Phoenix Park

# phoenix-park - Monday 11 January, 2021

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

Proposals put forward to reduce traffic volume through Phoenix Park

Jan 11th 2021, 10:30 PM 19,762 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 52,338 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 27,952 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 39,704 Views 16 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 46,626 Views 54 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 16,711 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 19,787 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 58,111 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 15,209 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 31,706 Views 102 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 83,754 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 35,415 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 89,385 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 13,821 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 47,572 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 31,370 Views 91 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 26,042 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 24,900 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 37,769 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 38,592 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 21,044 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 27,235 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 47,144 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 27,197 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 15,703 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 22,558 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 67,458 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 45,082 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 432,579 Views 434 Comments

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

'Steady flow' arriving in Phoenix Park after a very, very wet start to the day
# Cross-town Traffic
# Cross-town Traffic

'Steady flow' arriving in Phoenix Park after a very, very wet start to the day

Aug 26th 2018, 12:48 PM 24,822 Views 65 Comments

It was VERY wet. Even so, some pilgrims were here securing the best spots by 9.30.

Going to the pope's Mass today? Here's what you need to know
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Going to the pope's Mass today? Here's what you need to know

Aug 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 33,468 Views 35 Comments

About 500,000 people are expected to attend the event.

# phoenix-park - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland

Aug 25th 2018, 10:33 AM 16,572 Views 44 Comments

The pontiff’s two-day visit has officially begun.

# phoenix-park - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Round-the-clock news, live Mass, and a Joe Duffy special: RTÉ reveal schedule for papal visit
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

Round-the-clock news, live Mass, and a Joe Duffy special: RTÉ reveal schedule for papal visit

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:32 PM 20,494 Views 60 Comments

The national broadcaster will show over 20 hours of Pope-related coverage across its two channels this weekend.

# phoenix-park - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Young people are the future': Pope issues message to Irish people ahead of visit
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

'Young people are the future': Pope issues message to Irish people ahead of visit

Aug 21st 2018, 8:28 PM 16,242 Views 133 Comments

He also said he was “excited to return” to Ireland, having lived in Dublin previously.

# phoenix-park - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Camping at the Phoenix Park and sitting in the Popemobile: Memories of John Paul II's visit
# 1979
# 1979

Camping at the Phoenix Park and sitting in the Popemobile: Memories of John Paul II's visit

Aug 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 15,842 Views 45 Comments

One family was allowed to skip the queue in the Phoenix Park because their car was full of Pope-related items.

# phoenix-park - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Mascots, bakers, and ironing mammies: here's what the 13,000 papal visit volunteers will be up to
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

Mascots, bakers, and ironing mammies: here's what the 13,000 papal visit volunteers will be up to

Aug 18th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,667 Views 52 Comments

It’s the first time a Pontiff will visit Ireland in over four decades, and thousands are needed to keep the show running.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Aug 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 25,035 Views 11 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# phoenix-park - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'Morale is on the floor': Defence Forces to be paid just €47.59 per day for extra work during Pope visit
# Pope Visit
# Pope Visit

'Morale is on the floor': Defence Forces to be paid just €47.59 per day for extra work during Pope visit

Aug 16th 2018, 4:48 PM 34,622 Views 103 Comments

Soldiers have to provide assistance when requested to do so, but groups say they are not being compensated adequately.

# phoenix-park - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out
# Exodus
# Exodus

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out

Aug 15th 2018, 2:34 PM 20,337 Views 50 Comments

Irish Rail expects all train tickets to the capital on 26 August to be snapped up within days.

HSE emergency chief: 'We're not saying there will be deaths but we're planning for that eventuality'
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

HSE emergency chief: 'We're not saying there will be deaths but we're planning for that eventuality'

Aug 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 23,973 Views 45 Comments

The Pope’s visit will see an estimated 500,000 people attend Mass in the Phoenix Park on 26 August.

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