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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Royal Canal

This week
4th June 2023 - 10th June 2023
# Old Bakery site
Developer seeks permission for almost 200 apartments on site of old bakery in Phibsborough
A previous planning permission decision for the site was quashed by the High Court.
Last year
# Garda Investigation
Man's body taken from the Royal Canal in Dublin
The discovery was made this afternoon at the Royal Canal at Ballybough Bridge.
# Royal Canal
Dublin Council seek public opinion on naming 'Bloody Sunday Bridge' near Croke Park
The results of the consultation will inform the final decision on the naming of the bridge, which will be made by the full City Council.
# Castleknock
Three teenagers face trial accused of pushing Chinese woman into Dublin canal
Footage went viral on social media of the woman being knocked into the Royal canal.
All time
# Cross Guns Bridge
Plan for 200 apartments in Phibsborough approved despite council opposition
Dublin City Council had recommended planning permission be refused on a number of grounds.
# Dublin
'They stuck with me': Woman pushed into Royal Canal says she was targeted because she is Chinese
Shelly Xiong now worries that her son will be targeted in school.
# On your bike
Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city
Funding was provided by the National Transport Authority at a cost of €8.9 million.
# Leptospirosis
People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease
Leptospirosis is particularly a hazard for people who participate in outdoor sports.
# Dublin
'We think we're making a difference': The volunteers cleaning all along the banks of the Royal Canal
We went out with the Royal Canal Clean-Up Group earlier this month.
# otter nonsense
Report of invasive rodent species spotted along Royal Canal most likely case of 'mistaken identity'
Waterways Ireland believes the sighting was likely that of a native otter.
# Children's Court
Boy jailed for 12 months as Dublin cyclists blighted by canals menace
A judge told the Children’s Court that the jailed teen’s criminality was of an “almost unimaginable” level.
# Homeless
Pictures: Homeless man who rescued his rabbit from the Liffey in 2011 now lives on Royal canal with his dogs
John Byrne was photographed living on the Royal Canal with his friend and dogs.
# Suir Road
The body of a man was taken out of the Grand Canal this morning
The body was retrieved by gardaí.
# dubin
20-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash along Dublin canal
It is understood the man was driving along the path beside the canal at the time.
# taxi crash
Taxi driver whose car was hijacked speaks of "deep sympathy" for crash victims' families
Matthew Ilori’s taxi was stolen at knifepoint at the weekend. Moments later, two men in their 20s died when the car crashed at speed into a bridge on the Dublin quays.
# Inspirational
Blind man walks 140km from Longford to Dublin to help wheelchair users
Rahim Nazarali has only five per cent eyesight but walked along the Royal Canal to raise money for the Irish Wheelchair Association.
# Death
Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal
The 24-year-old fell into the canal last night and was pronounced dead early this morning.
# Dublin Derby
No divided loyalties: Heary chooses Bohs as Shelbourne visit Dalymount
The former Shels right-back knows there is no room for sentiment as his team seek first league win.
# Assault
Gardaí issue witness appeal over serious Dublin assault
A man in his 20s was found with serious injuries on the banks of the Royal Canal in Dublin 7 yesterday afternoon.
# Michaela Davis
Man gets life for murder of Michaela Davis
Twelve-year-old Davis was raped and strangled by Jonathan Byrne in August 2010.
# canal death
Man's body pulled from Royal Canal
Gardai are looking for information on how a man fell into the canal early this morning.
# Michaela Davis
Man charged in court with Michaela Davis murder
18-year-old Jonathan Byrne has been charged with the murder of a young girl in Dublin.
# Child Death
Man questioned over death of 12-year-old girl