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Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Teenager pleads guilty to his role in violent mugging of English tourist in Dublin's Temple Bar
The court heard the defendant was the person who delivered the second blow and rummaged in the man’s pockets when he was ‘forced to the ground’.
This year
Dublin City Council refuse planning permission for new hotel in Temple Bar
The nine page report recommending refusal states that the Council had serious concerns with the proposed change of use to hotel.
Teen denied bail after being charged over attacks on three English tourists in Temple Bar
Scott Cahill (18) is accused of assault causing harm to two men and robbery of a third at Fownes Street on 11 August.
Teenager charged with attacks on three English tourists in Temple Bar has bail revoked
A court heard he knocked over an elderly woman and injured a Garda inspector while evading officers in the same area on Sunday.
Second teenager charged over Temple Bar assault and robbery released on strict bail conditions
Garda Ruth Finnegan objected to bail due to the seriousness of the case and possible witness interference.
Teen accused of Temple Bar robbery faces new charges over separate attack
The teenager has been remanded in custody.
Man (20s) charged after male juveniles robbed in Temple Bar
Gardaí said the two youths were approached by three men, who took a number of items from them.
“I ran as fast as I could”: British tourist describes the moment he was assaulted in Temple Bar
The group of four British tourists were attacked as they walked through Dublin’s tourist mecca of Temple Bar at 10pm last night.
Three British tourists treated in hospital after assault in Dublin city centre last night
The incident happened in Fownes Street Upper in the Temple Bar area of the city.
US tourist attacked in Dublin robbery after woman befriended him to distract him, court told
The incident happened six hours after the man landed in the country.
Woman (30s) hospitalised following assault in Temple Bar
The woman was taken to St James’ Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
IFI to start selling popcorn and says decision is 'integral to keeping doors open'
‘We must remain financially viable as we continue to recover from the impact Covid has had on our industry,’ said an IFI spokesperson.
'Staff have been attacked, spat at': Dublin city businesses on impact of anti-social behaviour
A report by
Hayley Halpin
While drug use and related issues have long been a problem, one person said it has become “out of control at this stage”.
The Journal visited areas of the city centre this week to chat to business owners.
Tony Gallagher, a security consultant, said the level of shoplifting in the city centre has reached a "crisis level".
Work begins on 18-month project to improve Dublin's Temple Bar square area
The total cost of the project is €5 million.
Watch: Temple Bar is now heaving as St Patrick's Day becomes night
Not going to step foot in Temple Bar today? Watch it from a distance.
Planning permission refused for controversial change to building at Merchant's Arch in Dublin
Dublin City Council said the plans would negatively impact and further erode the variety and diversity of shops within Temple Bar’s cultural and artistic quarter.
Last year
Dublin City Council canteen closed after food inspectors find live rodent and greasy walls
An inspecting officer noted a rodent through a hole in the wall of the main kitchen.
Gardaí arrest teenage boy in relation to Temple Bar assault
The incident happened at 9.50pm on Friday evening.
Man hospitalised after being assaulted by group in Temple Bar
A man aged in his 40s was treated at the scene by ambulance personnel before being taken to St James’ Hospital.
All time
Factfind: What is being proposed at Dublin's Merchant's Arch?
The proposed development has been met with alarm in some quarters.
Nightclubs are back tonight – here's how the government's pilot event will work
Social distancing won’t be required at the event but a vaccine pass and a negative antigen test will be needed to get in.
Social distancing won't be required at the event.
People will need their Digital Covid Cert and a negative antigen test to get in.
It's hoped the gig will inform the reopening on 22 October.
Gardaí investigating assault allegations following Temple Bar incident
A protest was held in Temple Bar this evening in relation to the incident on Monday.
Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar
The youth was arrested for handling suspected stolen property.
Eight men arrested after €60,000 worth of cocaine seized in Temple Bar
A number of mobile phones were also seized along with a quantity of cash.
Judge orders arrest of footballer Anthony Stokes, who is accused of headbutting man in Temple Bar
The former Celtic striker and Republic of Ireland star claims he acted in self-defence.
All of Temple Bar's pubs to shut with immediate effect following meeting of publicans
A meeting between all Temple Bar’s publicans happened this afternoon.
Commemorative plaque unveiled at the site of Ireland's first dedicated LGBT community centre
The Hirschfeld Centre was burnt down 31 years ago.
Man arrested after serious assault in Temple Bar during which attacker removed items of his clothing
The injured man sustained life-threatening injuries and remains in hospital.
Fast food giant Leon to open first Irish branch on site of former Temple Bar landmark
The healthy fast food outlet will be located on Crown Alley, in the building of the former Eager Beaver shop.
Section of Temple Bar closed off after fire at restaurant
The alarm was raised at around half five this evening.
Council to bring in private security to help keep the peace in Temple Bar on Paddy's Day
There were similar arrangements in place last year which the council said worked well to prevent overcrowding and on street drinking.
'It was many things to many people': This Temple Bar landmark closes today
The Eager Beaver has been a fixture of the area for decades.
Appeal for witnesses after alleged assault in Temple Bar
A man in his 30s was treated for injuries in hospital.
Gardaí arrest 46 in operation clamping down on 'organised begging' in Dublin city centre
All 46 are due in court next month.
David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque
Senator David Norris on the legacy of the Hirschfeld Centre, which burned down.
Love Island's Jack and Dani are obsessed with Temple Bar, for some reason
Obligatory Guinness shots incoming.
New artwork installed at site of 'Somebody's Child' exhibition in Temple Bar for Pope's visit
Images were posted on social media last night after the netting had been torn down.
Pedestrian walkway along old Central Bank site to be closed until 2020
The move has prompted some concern in the area, as a €75 million redevelopment takes place.
A Temple Bar hotel is being put up sale for €10.7m
The property consists of two buildings that used to be offices.
'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)
The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.