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# dublin - Monday 14 April, 2014

Suas is back: Dublin cable car ‘a creative idea that needs to be debated’ Suas This post contains a poll

Suas is back: Dublin cable car ‘a creative idea that needs to be debated’

The plan is back on the agenda after being shelved in 2006.

From The Score International football players’ union meets in Dublin to discuss transfer system challenge Player Welfare

International football players’ union meets in Dublin to discuss transfer system challenge

FIFPro members begin two-day talks before a visit to Aras an Uachtarain tomorrow.

# dublin - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Video column: The priest – a tribute Fr Peter McVerry

As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan paint a picture of the characters of the capital.

From The Score MDMA inspires brilliant Dublin comeback from 10 points down against Cork Match Report

MDMA inspires brilliant Dublin comeback from 10 points down against Cork

Two early goals had propelled the Rebels into a commanding position, but Dublin responded with 2 – 13 in the second half.

From ‘The Floozie’ to Father Ted: Dublin’s park sculptures in 10 fascinating facts

Did the statue to ‘yer man in Fairview ever get his head glued back on? Where is ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ these days?… And what on Earth is ‘Nightmare on Duck Street’?

From The Score Poll: Which sporting event are you most looking forward to today? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which sporting event are you most looking forward to today?

Liverpool v City, Masters Sunday or something else entirely?

# dublin - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Marchers in Dublin City today want JobBridge to be scrapped

The protest is being organised by the youth committees of a number of unions with two MEP hopefuls involved.

Pics: Spiderman, an Ewok and some impressive hairdos…the MCM Ireland Comic Con I Wanna Be Your Fantasy This post contains images

Pics: Spiderman, an Ewok and some impressive hairdos…the MCM Ireland Comic Con

The horse show it wasn’t at the RDS today.

From The Daily Edge Spotted in Spar, Dame Street at 10pm last night Dressing Down

Spotted in Spar, Dame Street at 10pm last night

You’re lookin’ well.

Give up ‘yer auld sins: Shoppers targeted with with pre-Easter ‘confession blitz’

Churches around Dublin city centre are opening for over eight hours today. Catholics are being urged to come along, even if its been decades since their last confession.

New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work

More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.

# dublin - Friday 11 April, 2014

Two injured, as rush-hour crash between jeep and ambulance brings city centre to standstill

Both drivers were taken for treatment to St. James’s Hospital.

From Business ETC Eircom considering third stock market listing in space of 15 years Trying Again

Eircom considering third stock market listing in space of 15 years

The formerly State-owned telecoms company was initially floated in Dublin, London and New York in 1999.

These maps show the planned 2,840km of cycle routes for the greater Dublin area

Kildare, Meath, Wicklow as well as the capital are all involved.

Column: The Dodder is one of Europe’s best-preserved city rivers – with huge unexploited potential

Dublin’s Dodder river has a huge amount of unexploited potential, but that’s being overshadowed by pollution and fly-tipping, writes Victoria White.

Man in court in connection with Dublin attack

A 20-year-old was left with serious injuries after the attack.

From Business ETC Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year Onwards And Upwards

Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year

Merrion warns of deflation risk amid housing pickup.

# dublin - Thursday 10 April, 2014

15-year-old girl arrested after Moore Street attack

The attack left the Chinese woman in her late 20s with facial injuries.

The Obama ladies’ trip to Ireland cost $251,000

Don’t worry though – the US paid for it.

From Business ETC SurveyMonkey has moved to Dublin, employing 50 people Jobswatch

SurveyMonkey has moved to Dublin, employing 50 people

The company provides online survey services to global firms.

# dublin - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Two men arrested in connection with €4 million investment fraud operation

The men have since been released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

Urgup and Zermatt beat Dublin as go-to destinations in Europe Tripadvisor This post contains images

Urgup and Zermatt beat Dublin as go-to destinations in Europe

The rankings are based on Tripadvisor reviews of hotels, attractions, and restaurants in these areas.

Man suffers elbow fracture in racist attack in his own driveway

Osamah Zaidi says that he and his family are “desperate” and would like to be moved by South Dublin County Council.

# dublin - Monday 7 April, 2014

Dublin firefighters march against ambulance service being moved to HSE

A protest against the ambulance service being transferred from Dublin Fire Brigade to the HSE took place in Dublin this evening.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The Daily Edge Grafton Street’s Spiderman impersonator is REALLY something Spiderman Spiderman

Have you seen Thomas Moffett? He has been missing from Lucan since March

The 53-year-old was last seen at his home on Esker Lane.

From The Daily Edge A Dublin pub owner is going viral with his Reddit ‘ask me anything’ Beerin

A Dublin pub owner is going viral with his Reddit ‘ask me anything’

Over 4,500 comments were left for the Thomas House pub manager.

# dublin - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Bailey, John Joe Nevin, and MH370…

21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure

The quantity of heroin seized has a street value of about €112,500.

# dublin - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Two tourists injured after falling 150 feet at Howth cliffs

One of the two suffered serious injuries in the fall.

Eircom bills, David Letterman, and WhatsApp: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people are treated every year for alcohol abuse?

From The Daily Edge The Gardaí had some sticky car trouble this morning Stuck In The Mud

The Gardaí had some sticky car trouble this morning

The vehicle in question didn’t seem to want to cooperate.

# dublin - Friday 4 April, 2014

Raped aged 10, her baby murdered and dumped – Cynthia Owen demands ‘justice for Noleen’

The 52-year-old says the original six-week garda investigation into the case that became known as the Dalkey ‘house of horrors’ was a sham. She’s calling for a full review.

“Bestowed a bright shining light”: Appleby jewellers’ son saved by donor

Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.

Fancy yourself as a street artist? The Temple Bar Company want to hear from you

Four lanes in Dublin’s Temple Bar are set for an artistic makeover.

Dublin security guard stabbed in the leg and sprayed in the face

The incident happened at Northside Shopping Centre in Dublin last night.

From The Daily Edge People are rightly freaking out about the giant rat found in Dublin Aaahh! Real Monsters

People are rightly freaking out about the giant rat found in Dublin

It was 2ft long and NASTY. So nasty.

From The Daily Edge Ryanair is handing out free ice-cream at Dublin Airport Make Mine A 99

Ryanair is handing out free ice-cream at Dublin Airport

There’s no extra charge for the flake either.

Number of homeless on streets of Dublin rises 25 per cent

A count by Inner City Helping Homeless found 98 sleeping rough.