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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# temple bar

All time
# sore head
Dublin was showing all the signs of an epic hangover first thing this morning...
But the city is cleaning up well. There’s little sign of the carnage normally associated with the post-Paddy’s Day cleanup this morning.
# take a tour
The Wax Museum is back (again) - just don't call it a Wax Museum
We took a tour. There weren’t any waxworks – but Brendan Behan’s floating head appeared for a chat.
# robust policing
Lock-down: Private security to man 40 access points at Temple Bar on Paddy's Day
The plan was trialled last year, and has been deemed a success.
# bedford lane
Investigation launched after woman assaulted in Temple Bar
Gardai in Pearse Street are investigating.
# up in flames
'It was targeted': 'Somebody's Child' exhibition in Temple Bar in flames
The Somebody’s Child installation remembered those who died in Ireland’s Mother and Baby centres.
# temple bar
'It was a scummy thing, I know': Man jailed for 5 years for punching victim twice
The victim’s balance and ability to process visual and spoken information had been severely impacted.
# buskers bar
Bar at centre of alleged 'no blacks allowed' incident concludes "that no discrimination occurred"
Three South African students were allegedly refused entry from Buskers Bar in Temple Bar on Sunday 5 June.
# our table
Stephen Rea opens pop-up café aiming to raise awareness about Direct Provision
More than 4,000 people live in DP centres nationally.
# Tyrone
GAA star Cathal McCarron spared criminal record after row at Temple Bar pub
He had pleaded guilty to engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour at Anglesea Street in Dublin city-centre.
# on the ball
There's a new pub in Temple Bar and it looks like every sports fan's haven
There is a pool room. Ready yourselves.
# Investigation
GSOC is looking for witnesses to a brawl in Temple Bar
Around five men were involved in the fight in Temple Bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# Hospitalised
Dublin Fire Brigade has rescued two people who went for a swim in the Liffey
At around 3.30pm today, a man seeking to cool off jumped into the Liffey at the IFSC in Dublin; minutes later another dived in near Temple Bar.
# mind those pathogens
Temple Bar food stall one of eight businesses closed for food safety issues
Five of the closure orders have since been lifted, but three remain closed
# graftin' street
Fed up with karaoke artists masquerading as buskers? Dublin City Council vote on new restrictions tonight
Councillors will decide on proposals to ban backing tracks everywhere, and introduce restrictions for Grafton Street performers
# Courts
Judge denies liquor licence, says there are enough pubs in Temple Bar
The judge said local residents were entitled to the quiet enjoyment of their homes.
# conditional bail
Teenage boys face trial for alleged sex assault and exploitation of young girl in Temple Bar
The boys, who were accompanied to court by their mothers, have not yet indicated how they will plead.
# back off
Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok
Backing tracks are seen as a means of assisting (or even replacing) a performance.
# merchant's arch
'Extremely lucky' no one seriously injured in Temple Bar partial roof collapse
A Dublin City Council investigation is now underway into the incident last night.
# Dublin
People injured after partial roof collapse of archway at Temple Bar
One woman was lying on the ground injured.
# no admission
Buskers Bar in Temple Bar investigating after students refused entry told 'no blacks allowed'
It’s alleged the three students asked to speak to a manager, but were refused.
# Housing
Dublin City Council says fulltime Airbnb rentals need planning permission
The council recently ruled an apartment in Temple Bar was not exempt from the requirement to get planning permission because of the change of use.
# Dublin
Boy accused of attacking young man on Dame Lane refuses to get out of bed for court
The 16-year-old tried to escape out of a back window when he realised gardaí had come for him, the Children’s Court was told.
# on the menu
McDonald's Temple Bar is up for sale
The location of the restaurant in Dublin provoked some controversy when it opened.
# Courts
Teenage boy charged with sexual assault of young girl in Dublin's Temple Bar
The 16-year-old was granted bail and will face the Children’s Court in June.
# drink and drugs
"He was using his shoe as a phone": Friday night on patrol with a Dublin ambulance crew
Most of the call-outs were related to drink and drugs.
# long good friday
Disappointed? Here's how Temple Bar tourists felt about the pubs being closed...
Some had just heard about the ban. Others had made their own preparations.
# temple bar
Spare a thought for all the bemused tourists realising the pubs are closed today
What joker decided to call it ‘Good’ Friday, eh?
# Sore heads
This sad Dublin sight sums up the whole country this morning
Sail away, brave novelty green hat.
# It Begins
Temple Bar is already hopping with Paddy's day crowds
# on the sesh
11 reasons Camden Street is the new Temple Bar
Camden Quarter is taking over.
# born to be wild
These heroes danced like nobody was watching in Temple Bar last night
Don’t ever change, Dublin <3
# ho ho ho
This Dublin fetish shop's Christmas window has Santy on a sex machine
It’s the moooost wonderful tiiiiiimme…
# Lights out
A Dublin shop hit by a power cut came up with a very Christmassy solution
Jam Art Factory has been in the dark for two days.
# Dolphin House
Barristers say violent attack on judge in courtroom was 'deplorable'
The Bar of Ireland said appropriate measures need to be put in place to protect people in court.
# temple bar
Judge attacked and injured while hearing case in family court
It happened at Dolphin House courtroom in Temple Bar at around lunchtime.
# christmas parties
Woman was seriously assaulted in Temple Bar - but left scene before gardaí arrived
Passers-by came to the aid of the woman – and gardaí have issued an appeal for information.
# Open Mic Night
Irish stars Keane, Hoolahan, Long and Brady hit up Temple Bar pub for a good old sing-song
We’ve seen worse boys bands.
# House of Horrors
Here’s what it’s like inside Dublin’s ‘newest and scariest’ haunted house
Introducing the Temple Bar House of Horrors.
# House of Horrors
Here's what it's like inside Dublin's 'newest and scariest' haunted house
Introducing the Temple Bar House of Horrors.
# cow's lane
Two women arrested over fatal Temple Bar assault
One has been released without charge.