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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# South Dublin

All time
# hello tourists
Dublin Mountains might be getting a restaurant
… and a few other upgrades to attract tourists.
# Dublin
'You may be unknowingly shielding a killer' - Fresh appeal over murder of Raonaid Murray
The 17-year-old was stabbed to death just 500 metres from her home.
# Crime
'Serious stress and trauma': Are cash-for-gold shops causing burglaries?
The government is under pressure to regulate the sector.
# lemon drizzle
Twink is selling cakes in a park in south Dublin
In an interview this morning, the entertainer became emotional discussing the passing of her dog Bertie Ahern.
# What recession?
Here's why everyone's talking about the Sindo, Niamh Horan and yummy mummies today
If there’s one thing in life worse than being talked about…
# Irish Water
Drinking water in 8,500 south Dublin homes may be contaminated by lead
It could have serious health implications for residents.
# South Dublin
Jewellery, machetes and garden tools among items seized in morning raid
Two people have been arrested and one is due to appear in court this morning.
# Making A Splash
Dún Laoghaire gets go-ahead for 'urban beach' and floating pool
Coming soon to South Dublin, via Berlin…
# man with a plan
This politician wants a Portland-style bike route through south Dublin
Introducing: your friendly “neighbourhood greenway.”
# Evacuated
South Dublin apartment block evacuated after fire broke out early this morning
The fire broke out in an underground car park.
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland
Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.
# viewing advised
5 properties to view in... Dublin City South
Here are the 5 best properties in the south of Dublin City you can view this weekend.
# good cause
This politician is taking a 10% pay cut and giving the money to charity
South Dublin’s Mayor is following through on a promise he made in June.
# fintan warfield
This Dublin mayor wants you to 'ask him stuff' on Tumblr
So far he’s been asked about coming out and his thoughts on the Government … and Canadians.
# Murder Inquiry
Toddler found dead at south Dublin apartment was subject of garda alert
The child was found dead at the apartment in Ballybrack this afternoon. A woman in her 40s has been arrested, and a murder inquiry is under way.
# Courts
Man to face trial for having sex with a minor in the Dublin Mountains
The alleged offences occurred in the summer of 2008.
# Suicide
Teen death sparks calls for schools to start teaching children about their mental health
The body of a 15-year-old girl was found in south Dublin yesterday.
# Money Money Money
'A gun to our head': Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%
To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.
# Sinn Féin
U-turn: Favourite for Brian Hayes’s vacant Dáil seat WILL now run in by-election
But Cathal King, who ruled himself out in June, could face competition as Sinn Féin nominates its candidate this weekend.
# Careful Now
High Court orders Dublin councillor to stop blockading Greyhound trucks
But Cllr Gino Kenny has vowed to break the injunction.
# masterplanning
A 400-acre 'suburb' in Cherrywood is now on the market for €220 million
The land is “bigger than Hyde Park” and could hold nearly 4,000 homes.
# The Waiting Game
Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor
Fingal County Council is still not on board with the idea, though.
# Pay Cuts
Strike action at South Dublin County Council deferred after LRC intervention
Further industrial action, which resulted in the closure of council offices, was planned for tomorrow.
# public offices
Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today
Their union say that their pay has been cut unilaterally.
# Have Ye No Homes
Is this the solution to Ireland's social housing problems?
The problem is generally considered to be stock. But, a plan put before South Dublin County Council could solve that.
# one of us
The Guide To Acting Like A Local In Dublin
The Park, the hops, the buskers and the craic.
# Alan Shatter
PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home
The photo was contained in a package sent to the Minister for Justice’s home in south Dublin this morning.
# Plaza Hotel
Man charged over killing of Sonia Blount
The body of the young mother was found by cleaning staff at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght on Sunday.
# kickstart
Council steps in to stop Adamstown becoming a 'ghost' town
One councillor said he hoped the changes will help kick-start sustainable development in the area.
# Labour Pains
'It's not popular to be in Labour': Party not surprised by Dermot Looney's departure
That’s now 27 councillors who have left the party since it went into government with all of them citing coalition policies as one of their reasons for quitting.
# Stabbing
Man dead and another seriously injured after early morning stabbing in Shankill
The two men in their late 20s were found with serious stab injuries on the road at Rathsallagh Park at around 5.30am.
# Politicians' Pay
'A nice bonus at Christmas time': Dublin mayor's pay-cut benefits 50 community groups
Dermot Looney’s decision to surrender part of his salary has worked out well for dozens of community groups in the south of the capital.
# Going Dark
ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin
ESB Networks has now restored power.
# James Humphries
Man killed in Tallaght stabbing 'wouldn't hurt a fly'
The family of father-of-one James Humphries have been paying tribute, following his death in a stab attack in Tallaght last evening.
# Loreto Abbey
PICS: Have €2.5m spare? This Harry Potter-style abbey is up for sale
Loreto Abbey was put on the market by David Carson, receiver of Lozeto Ltd.
# Dublin City
Lord Mayor: Dublin needs a mayor with 'real powers', but role unlikely before 2019
Oisín Quinn has been sharing his thoughts on the future of the mayorship, following a poll that shows 61 per cent of Dubliners are in favour of a directly elected CEO for the city.
# giraffe childcare
Management investigating after toddlers wander out of Stepaside creche
The ‘Giraffe’ facility in Belarmine was one of three crèches featured as part of an RTÉ investigation into alleged mistreatment of children earlier this year.
# Blaze
Dramatic-looking fire at Killiney Hill not thought to be serious
Dublin Fire Brigade say they haven’t dispatched any units to the scene, and that it may be a low-level gorse fire.
# Security Alert
Explosive device made safe after Rathmines housing estate sealed off
A security alert forced the shut down of the Cowper Downs estate this morning.
# Stabbing
Man arrested at the scene of a 'serious' stabbing in Dun Laoghaire
A 41-year-old male was stabbed and seriously injured during an incident at an apartment at Clarence St, Dun Laoghaire.