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# grand-canal - Monday 27 September, 2021

Witness appeal after body of man (20s) found in Grand Canal in Dublin

Witness appeal after body of man (20s) found in Grand Canal in Dublin

Sep 27th 2021, 6:04 PM 27,127 Views 1 Comment

A post-mortem examination has been carried out.

# grand-canal - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Two arrested after attempted theft in Ballyfermot, Dublin
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Two arrested after attempted theft in Ballyfermot, Dublin

Feb 9th 2021, 9:41 PM 30,969 Views 0 Comments

The arrests come after a number of thefts were reported along the Grand Canal between the 1 and 5 of February.

# grand-canal - Monday 24 August, 2020

Government advisory group on planned €1 billion 'innovation district' in Dublin hasn't met in over a year
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Government advisory group on planned €1 billion 'innovation district' in Dublin hasn't met in over a year

Aug 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 24,494 Views 35 Comments

The advisory group hasn’t met since July 2019.

# grand-canal - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Heritage Minister confirms Waterways Ireland will not remove barge homes from canal
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Heritage Minister confirms Waterways Ireland will not remove barge homes from canal

Jul 9th 2020, 4:15 PM 18,367 Views 25 Comments

Six boat owners had been served eviction notices and told their homes would be removed by crane if they did not move them.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Plan to move people's barges off Dublin's Grand Canal stalled by heritage minister
# Evictions
# Evictions

Plan to move people's barges off Dublin's Grand Canal stalled by heritage minister

Jul 8th 2020, 1:48 PM 29,554 Views 33 Comments

Minister of State Malcolm Noonan said that he is hoping to establish a mediation process.

# grand-canal - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

People living in barges on Dublin's Grand Canal could be evicted from their homes this week
# Evictions
# Evictions

People living in barges on Dublin's Grand Canal could be evicted from their homes this week

Jul 7th 2020, 8:31 PM 86,715 Views 73 Comments

A crane is set to remove the houseboats tomorrow.

# grand-canal - Monday 17 February, 2020

Man who disposed of chainsaw used on body of Kenneth O'Brien jailed for 18 months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who disposed of chainsaw used on body of Kenneth O'Brien jailed for 18 months

Feb 17th 2020, 11:58 AM 25,442 Views 18 Comments

The man’s father murdered O’Brien and dumped his body parts in the Grand Canal.

# grand-canal - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up
# Wilton Terrace
# Wilton Terrace

Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up

Jan 16th 2020, 12:31 PM 17,400 Views 27 Comments

The incident happened on Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2 on Tuesday afternoon.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin
# Wilton Terrace
# Wilton Terrace

Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin

Updated Jan 15th 2020, 12:05 PM 108,627 Views 152 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

# grand-canal - Friday 3 January, 2020

The government wants to make Dublin more like Boston, Barcelona and Paris
# Innovation District
# Innovation District

The government wants to make Dublin more like Boston, Barcelona and Paris

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:19 AM 79,042 Views 95 Comments

A new Trinity College campus site will serve as the centre of the ‘Grand Canal Innovation District’.

# grand-canal - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Gardaí promise response as Dublin cyclists share images after attacks by teens with metal poles
# Bluebell
# Bluebell

Gardaí promise response as Dublin cyclists share images after attacks by teens with metal poles

Dec 10th 2019, 3:03 PM 88,745 Views 84 Comments

Yaman Umuroğlu and Liam Molloy both shared details of the attacks online last night.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Temporary dam to be built after Grand Canal partially drains following collapsed sewer
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Temporary dam to be built after Grand Canal partially drains following collapsed sewer

Jul 24th 2019, 9:17 PM 29,526 Views 32 Comments

There has been no impact on local homes and businesses.

# grand-canal - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Boy jailed for 12 months as Dublin cyclists blighted by canals menace
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Boy jailed for 12 months as Dublin cyclists blighted by canals menace

Jul 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 92,845 Views 0 Comments

A judge told the Children’s Court that the jailed teen’s criminality was of an “almost unimaginable” level.

# grand-canal - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter

Apr 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 16,994 Views 49 Comments

A senator said that she was “disgusted” at images of Dublin’s canal after Friday and Saturday night.

# grand-canal - Sunday 12 November, 2017

This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now
# Horse Rescue
# Horse Rescue

This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now

Nov 12th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,922 Views 7 Comments

Polly is recovering from her ordeal at the My Lovely Horse Rescue Farm in Co Kildare.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final
# Portobello
# Portobello

Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final

Sep 6th 2017, 3:49 PM 23,990 Views 14 Comments

A 23-year-old man got into difficulty in the canal at Portobello Harbour in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# grand-canal - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'My life is being ruined': Young homeless woman living in a tent on the Grand Canal
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

'My life is being ruined': Young homeless woman living in a tent on the Grand Canal

Apr 20th 2017, 6:45 AM 53,546 Views 74 Comments

Eileena said she has been homeless “on and off” since she left state care at the age of 18.

# grand-canal - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Man's body found by Garda divers in Grand Canal
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man's body found by Garda divers in Grand Canal

Dec 18th 2016, 9:03 PM 35,927 Views 7 Comments

The man has not been identified. It is believed he died as a result of drowning.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

This hero came to the rescue when he noticed some baby ducks trapped in the Grand Canal
# Duck Rescue
From The Daily Edge
# Duck Rescue

This hero came to the rescue when he noticed some baby ducks trapped in the Grand Canal

Aug 24th 2016, 8:40 AM 5,631 Views 5 Comments

The ducks are back with their mammy now.

# grand-canal - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Gardaí track down teenager on the loose with two shotguns in large-scale manhunt across Dublin
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Gardaí track down teenager on the loose with two shotguns in large-scale manhunt across Dublin

Aug 13th 2016, 2:45 PM 63,868 Views 79 Comments

He has been brought to Kevin Street Garda Station in Dublin, and is being held under Section 30 of the 1939 Offences Against The State Act.

# grand-canal - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Appeal after man drowns while swimming in Grand Canal
# Portobello
# Portobello

Appeal after man drowns while swimming in Grand Canal

Jun 28th 2016, 11:34 AM 28,679 Views 10 Comments

The man drowned 10 days ago.

# grand-canal - Friday 12 February, 2016

'I'm responsible for killing Kenneth': Dublin man charged over O'Brien murder
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

'I'm responsible for killing Kenneth': Dublin man charged over O'Brien murder

Feb 12th 2016, 6:10 PM 69,035 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien was found dead last month in the Grand Canal in Kildare.

# grand-canal - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Kenneth O'Brien investigation: One man released without charge, one still in custody
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Kenneth O'Brien investigation: One man released without charge, one still in custody

Feb 11th 2016, 1:24 PM 9,250 Views 4 Comments

Earlier this week gardaí were granted more time to question the pair.

# grand-canal - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen
# Neck Of Time
# Neck Of Time

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen

Feb 9th 2016, 12:23 PM 18,195 Views 19 Comments

The wet weather confused the swans making them land on wet roads instead of rivers.

# grand-canal - Monday 8 February, 2016

Kenneth O'Brien killing: Gardaí granted extra time to question men
# Investigation Ongoing
# Investigation Ongoing

Kenneth O'Brien killing: Gardaí granted extra time to question men

Feb 8th 2016, 12:40 PM 11,255 Views 7 Comments

The two have been held over O’Brien’s murder since last Saturday.

# grand-canal - Friday 22 January, 2016

Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies

Jan 22nd 2016, 6:30 PM 24,202 Views 20 Comments

They are also appealing for members of the public to check their premises.

# grand-canal - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Gardaí search for motive in Kenneth O'Brien murder as inquiry enters sixth day
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Gardaí search for motive in Kenneth O'Brien murder as inquiry enters sixth day

Jan 21st 2016, 9:25 AM 21,586 Views 13 Comments

The Dublin man’s dismembered body was discovered on Saturday afternoon.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Gardaí search house of Grand Canal murder victim
# Kenneth O'brien
# Kenneth O'brien

Gardaí search house of Grand Canal murder victim

Jan 20th 2016, 3:58 PM 65,435 Views 31 Comments

The man whose body was found in the Grand Canal at the weekend was named last night as Kenneth O’Brien.

# grand-canal - Monday 18 January, 2016

Young man whose dismembered body was found in canal was killed elsewhere
# Body In Suitcase
# Body In Suitcase

Young man whose dismembered body was found in canal was killed elsewhere

Jan 18th 2016, 10:47 PM 68,042 Views 60 Comments

Gardaí have been giving more details about the investigation this evening.

# grand-canal - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Gardaí appeal for public help after body found in suitcase in the Grand Canal
# Ardclough
# Ardclough

Gardaí appeal for public help after body found in suitcase in the Grand Canal

Jan 17th 2016, 8:09 PM 34,487 Views 12 Comments

The man’s body was found yesterday evening in canal near Ardclough in Kildare.

# grand-canal - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Body found in container in the Grand Canal
# Kildare
# Kildare

Body found in container in the Grand Canal

Jan 16th 2016, 8:14 PM 67,625 Views 27 Comments

The grim discovery was made this afternoon at about 3.30pm

# grand-canal - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Someone changed the 'Grand Canal Docks' sign to say 'Grand Anal C***s'
# Sure It's Grand
From The Daily Edge
# Sure It's Grand

Someone changed the 'Grand Canal Docks' sign to say 'Grand Anal C***s'

Jul 16th 2015, 11:00 PM 26,695 Views 21 Comments

It was only a matter of time…

# grand-canal - Friday 10 July, 2015

Body of man discovered in Dublin canal
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Body of man discovered in Dublin canal

Jul 10th 2015, 9:32 AM 30,459 Views 5 Comments

The circumstances of the man’s death are not believed to be suspicious.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Some DART delays after truck strikes bridge
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Some DART delays after truck strikes bridge

Mar 18th 2015, 9:55 AM 9,860 Views 6 Comments

Services are expected to be back to normal soon.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

How Dublinbikes went from cynicism and disbelief to a 'phenomenon'
# Ride On
# Ride On

How Dublinbikes went from cynicism and disbelief to a 'phenomenon'

Jun 18th 2014, 2:12 PM 14,644 Views 52 Comments

The latest expansion sees the number of bikes in the capital trebling to 1,500, and Coca-Cola Zero investing almost €2m.

# grand-canal - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Blind man walks 132 km in four days to raise funds for the Irish Wheelchair Association
# Challenge
# Challenge

Blind man walks 132 km in four days to raise funds for the Irish Wheelchair Association

Jun 14th 2014, 8:45 AM 6,171 Views 13 Comments

Rahim Nazrali will have two guides to assist him during the trek.

# grand-canal - Friday 6 June, 2014

Another twist in battle to save heritage ship: NAMA only potential stumbling block
# Naomh Eanna
# Naomh Eanna

Another twist in battle to save heritage ship: NAMA only potential stumbling block

Jun 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,198 Views 19 Comments

Heritage vessel the Naomh Éanna was used as an Aran Islands ferry from the 1950s. She was due to be destroyed earlier this year.

# grand-canal - Friday 16 May, 2014

Car and fire truck crash on Grand Canal Road in Dublin
# Crash
# Crash

Car and fire truck crash on Grand Canal Road in Dublin

May 16th 2014, 6:40 PM 22,111 Views 14 Comments

The crash happened at Ranelagh Road just across from the Barge Pub.

# grand-canal - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

This €1.86m hostel/restaurant/micro-brewery could be sitting in Galway Harbour by next spring...
# Floats Amaze
# Floats Amaze

This €1.86m hostel/restaurant/micro-brewery could be sitting in Galway Harbour by next spring...

Mar 26th 2014, 7:50 AM 16,405 Views 19 Comments

Heritage vessel the Naomh Éanna was used as an Aran Islands ferry from the 1950s. She was due to be destroyed next month, but a plan’s been put together to save her….

# grand-canal - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Luas passengers who may have witnessed gangland killing asked to contact gardaí
# Michael Kelly
# Michael Kelly

Luas passengers who may have witnessed gangland killing asked to contact gardaí

Aug 6th 2013, 5:16 PM 12,148 Views 25 Comments

Two Luas trams were passing the scene when 27-year-old Michael Kelly was gunned down at the Grand Canal last month.

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