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#Bridge

# bridge - Thursday 23 July, 2015

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

WB Yeats and a hero of 1916 are set to be immortalised in different ways.

# bridge - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Police had to rescue a naked man who got himself stuck on a raised bridge Mind The Gap
From The Daily Edge This dog waged a bitter battle with a bridge to keep his stick A BRIDGE TOO FAR

This dog waged a bitter battle with a bridge to keep his stick

You have to do what it takes for your stick.

# bridge - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Some DART delays after truck strikes bridge

Services are expected to be back to normal soon.

# bridge - Saturday 28 February, 2015

London is getting a new bridge and some of the designs are amazing

One looks like a rocket ship.

# bridge - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Drogheda man claims responsibility for romantic Valentine’s gesture Joanna Loves Chips

Drogheda man claims responsibility for romantic Valentine’s gesture

Romance is alive and well in Louth, even if it is just Photoshop.

# bridge - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Rescue in Limerick City last night as man enters River Shannon

The man entered the water from Sarsfield Bridge.

# bridge - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Father faces murder charge after daughter (5) thrown off a bridge

A police officer who had pulled the man over witnessed the incident.

# bridge - Monday 13 October, 2014

Gardaí investigate after boy (14) seriously injured in fall from bridge

He has been rushed to Temple Street hospital.

# bridge - Sunday 12 October, 2014

The Celtic Tiger bridge that wouldn’t open because of a lost remote control

The Sean O’Casey Bridge is operated via remote control – but officials apparently lost the device in an office move. It’s now operational again…

# bridge - Monday 22 September, 2014

Works to continue on Kilkenny bridges ahead of October court date

The case will be heard again in court on 20 October.

# bridge - Sunday 7 September, 2014

This Dublin bridge was turned into a giant harp last night River Cantata This post contains videos

This Dublin bridge was turned into a giant harp last night

Call it a musical makeover.

Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday

The bridge at Green’s Bridge has been the site of protests in recent months.

# bridge - Friday 5 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mischievous swan holds up traffic on the Samuel Beckett Bridge Swanning Around

# bridge - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge

The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.

# bridge - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Why are people protesting against a bridge being built in Kilkenny?

The protests have been going on for five weeks.

# bridge - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Two arrested during protest against Kilkenny bridge

Protesters have been maintaining a 24-hour presence at the construction site.

# bridge - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

‘Phil Hogans’ hold protest against controversial Kilkenny bridge

Protesters are keeping up a 24-hour presence at the construction site of a bridge over the River Nore.

# bridge - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Giraffe in truck dies after hitting head on low bridge South Africa

Giraffe in truck dies after hitting head on low bridge

The animal was being transported along a Pretoria highway.

# bridge - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protester builds ‘raft’ to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge

The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.

# bridge - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Emergency council meeting to be held over controversial Kilkenny ring road plan

Local TD John McGuinness says that a review of the situation is needed.

# bridge - Friday 18 July, 2014

Protest over Kilkenny bridge grows from ‘a dozen to hundreds of people’

This morning gardaí cordoned off the roads to escort machinery into the site.

# bridge - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Couple in their 80s hospitalised after car crashes into river

It happened at a bridge over the Boyle River in Roscommon at around 2pm this afternoon.

# bridge - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From The42 Man Utd send gift to Bohs to thank them for Liam Whelan Bridge clean-up Tribute

Man Utd send gift to Bohs to thank them for Liam Whelan Bridge clean-up

Manchester United send an inscribed trophy to Bohemians thanking them and strengthening ties between the clubs.

# bridge - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Trains in and out of Heuston resume after truck hits bridge

The truck hit the bridge at Sarsfield Road in Inchicore early this evening.

# bridge - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Woman dies after falling from bridge on M50 J13

Woman dies after falling from bridge on M50

The incident occurred earlier this afternoon.

# bridge - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

You can walk or cycle over the Rosie Hackett Bridge from tomorrow

You can also drive over it if you’re a bus or taxi driver. Or a regular motorist who enjoys penalty points and prison time.

# bridge - Friday 14 March, 2014

Galway Mayor calls for netting to be put on two bridges to help prevent suicides

Mayor Padraig Conneely says that something has to be done to tackle suicide rates in Galway.

# bridge - Thursday 27 February, 2014

The Rosie Hackett LUAS bridge will open on 20 May

The new structure will be the 24th Liffey crossing… and the first to be named after a woman.

# bridge - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny

The man was seen entering the water at Green’s Bridge by two witnesses.

# bridge - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

“Software issue” to blame for rush-hour closure of major Dublin bridge

The Sam Beckett Bridge was due to reopen at 6am after overnight works. However, it only opened at 9am.

# bridge - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Tolls could be lifted at the East Link, but council bosses say they should stay

The bridge reverts to Dublin City Council ownership at the end of next year, but the city could lose out on €4 million in annual revenue if the toll is lifted.

# bridge - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge USA

Bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge

Darnell Barton spotted the woman while he was carrying students to high school on his bus.

# bridge - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From 1000 AD to Samuel Beckett: Dublin’s bridges in 10 fascinating facts…

One city bridge once had an entire pub fall off of it. Another was driven to Dublin on the back of a truck…

# bridge - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Column: A Bridge for Rosie – Dublin should recognise one of its greatest daughters

Rosie Hackett received a gold medal in recognition of her 60 years’ service to the Irish trade union movement yet she is almost forgotten in today’s world, writes Angelina Cox.

# bridge - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge How NOT to carry a giant deer statue under a bridge On A Stag

How NOT to carry a giant deer statue under a bridge

One job. You had one job.

# bridge - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge This 100-year-old Dublin bridge is for sale online Many Rivers To Cross

This 100-year-old Dublin bridge is for sale online

Yours for less than the price of a used car.

# bridge - Sunday 9 June, 2013

McAleese honoured with bridge in her name

The former president’s work for peace was honoured with the naming of Mary McAleese Boyne Valley Bridge.

# bridge - Friday 24 May, 2013

Oversize load on truck causes Washington bridge collapse

The bridge had been listed as “functionally obsolete” – a category meaning that the design is outdated.

# bridge - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Stoker, Wilde, Gregory: What should Dublin city’s new bridge be called? Name That Bridge This post contains a poll

Stoker, Wilde, Gregory: What should Dublin city’s new bridge be called?

Eighty-five official names were received by Dublin City Council, which was shortlisted to 17.

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