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#Merrion Square

# merrion-square - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Unite hits out at RTÉ coverage, says building was offered for homeless accommodation

Focus Ireland rejected the building as it was unsuitable and because “the offer was for three years or less”.

# merrion-square - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Enda Kenny sat on a bench with a homeless man for 20 minutes this weekend

He told the story during the Fine Gael presidential dinner yesterday evening.

# merrion-square - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand ‘Right2Water’

Tens of thousands of people took part in the latest mass protest against water charges — but there were some violent scenes too, and ‘breakaway’ protesters caused havoc for commuters.

# merrion-square - Sunday 13 April, 2014

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’?

# merrion-square - Saturday 22 March, 2014

TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House

A shortage of parking spaces outside the front and back of Leinster House has left some resorting to leaving their cars parked on the grass at the back of the complex.

# merrion-square - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

# merrion-square - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Pictures: Crowds take to the streets for pro-choice march Pro-Choice This post contains images

Pictures: Crowds take to the streets for pro-choice march

The march, organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign, was held to call for free and safe legal abortion for women in Ireland — coinciding with a global ‘day of action’.

# merrion-square - Monday 23 September, 2013

From The42 35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming Street Party This post contains images

35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming

Eoghan O’Gara and Paddy Andrews danced up a storm and Kevin McMenamon treated the Dubs faithful to a song.

# merrion-square - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Pictures: Irish acrobatic duo take Street Performance world title Street Performance This post contains images

Pictures: Irish acrobatic duo take Street Performance world title

Almost 90,000 spectators enjoyed the turns, twists and throws as the Laya Healthcare Street Performance World Championships visited Cork this weekend.

# merrion-square - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From Business ETC Company sets-up safety deposit vault as burglaries rise and people fear banks Jobswatch

Company sets-up safety deposit vault as burglaries rise and people fear banks

The company plan on hiring up to 20 people directly in the Dublin company.

# merrion-square - Friday 24 May, 2013

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA Funding Appeal This post contains images

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA

The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.

# merrion-square - Thursday 24 January, 2013

National Gallery of Ireland to undergo biggest refurbishment since 1864

Around 300 jobs will be created during the refurbishment of the National Gallery on Dublin’s Merrion Square.

# merrion-square - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Pics: Thousands attend pro-life vigil in Dublin Vigil For Life This post contains images

Pics: Thousands attend pro-life vigil in Dublin

Gardaí say that around 25,000 people attended a pro-life demonstration in Dublin’s city centre today.

# merrion-square - Monday 29 October, 2012

From The42 Dublin City Marathon: Ndungu takes second consecutive win Staying Power

Dublin City Marathon: Ndungu takes second consecutive win

The Kenyan was narrowly outside his own record, as was his compatriot Magdalene Mukunzi who won the women’s race.

# merrion-square - Saturday 29 September, 2012

PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march  in Dublin city centre Abortion This post contains images

PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march in Dublin city centre

‘Several thousand’ people are believed to have taken part in the march which called on the government to change Ireland’s abortion laws.

# merrion-square - Sunday 9 September, 2012

9 things you (probably) didn't know about... Merrion Square

A new month-long festival aims to celebrate this historical part of the capital – but we’ve found out some things you may not have known about Merrion Square.

# merrion-square - Friday 13 July, 2012

Two men charged over Merrion Square assault

Two people were hospitalised for head injuries after the attack.

# merrion-square - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city

More that 26,000 people are expected to flood the streets of Dublin for the annual event and party.

# merrion-square - Monday 19 September, 2011

From The42 Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home Blue Monday This post contains images

Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home

Thousands of people turned out in Merrion Square this evening to celebrate Dublin’s first All-Ireland in 16 years.

# merrion-square - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Here are the details for Dublin’s homecoming parade Homecoming

Here are the details for Dublin’s homecoming parade

After a stunning victory over Kerry at Croke Park today, the capital will be a sea of blue tomorrow night as Sam arrives back after 16 years.

# merrion-square - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

No serious injuries after three-vehicle crash on Merrion Square Crash This post contains images

No serious injuries after three-vehicle crash on Merrion Square

Extensive damage was caused when a coach rammed into two parked cars on Merrion Square in Dublin this morning.