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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# vicar street

This year
FreeNow pulls sponsorship from The Tommy Tiernan show after comedian's taxi driver joke
The comedian has apologised privately to RTÉ presenter Emer O’Neill and said he will not continue to use the joke in his act.
All time
John Cooper Clarke: 'I heard on the news that Bono's leather pants were robbed, so I put it to rhyme'
The godfather of British performance poetry will embark on an Irish tour in March and April.
Dublin 8 locals protest Harry Crosbie's Vicar Street Hotel development
Dublin City Council gave the green light to the 185-bedroom hotel last month.
185-bedroom Vicar Street hotel given green light by DCC despite local objections
In total, 12 objections have been lodged against the plan.
Randy Newman cancels two Irish tour dates due to 'severe knee condition'
The 74-year-old was set to perform shows in Dublin’s Vicar Street on 9 and 10 March.
The band Vulfpeck recorded a music video at their Vicar Street gig and the crowd was rowdy as anything
The best fans in the world <3
Nelly was in Dublin last night and came across Channel 4's Naked Attraction in his hotel room
Getting hot in here.
An actual child played a sold out gig in Vicar Street last night and he will make you feel 100 years old
Meet Jacob Sartorius – tween heartthrob and Justin Bieber wannabe.
9 defining Marc Maron podcast episodes you need to download
Amy Poehler, Billy Bragg, Jenny Slate; the whole gang’s here.
Christy Moore cancels second round of Christmas concerts due to lung infection
Moore has cancelled four December dates.
Caitlin Moran brings feminist tea towels to Dublin
The writer was in Vicar Street last night, asking people to stand on chairs.
Are these Kilkenny buildings Medieval, Renaissance or just kind of old? No one seems to agree
They won’t be demolished but An Taisce want a national monument on the site.
Kilkenny 'heritage houses' are not Medieval, but the council are still going to keep them
Two archaeological reports were carried out on the houses which are near a road development.
EU Commission assessing if demolition of Kilkenny ‘heritage house’ is in breach of EU directive
A local group has said that there is a medieval gable wall at one of the houses but the council said there is not yet sufficient evidence of this.
The Dredge: Why did Lana Del Rey's Dublin gig smell like feet?
The best of the day’s celebrity dirt. With added air fresheners.