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# oconnell-street - Friday 28 November, 2014

Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming

In case you saw them from across the street earlier, and were wondering what was going on.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 12 October, 2014

This is the oldest surviving film footage of Dublin … shot back in 1897

The footage is included in a new film about the revolutionary period, running in Dublin until the end of the month.

# oconnell-street - Monday 6 October, 2014

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN

The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Man smashes up Dublin restaurant before being detained by Garda

The man, who is in his early 40s, is currently being detained by Gardaí.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 20 September, 2014

PHOTOS: 11 people arrested during an ‘unofficial protest’ over water charges

The rogue protesters refused to move after O’Connell Street was reopened today.

Irish Water protesters leave their estates for protest in Dublin city centre

The new water charges are set to begin in just under two weeks time.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Ireland of 1964… seen through American eyes

O’Connell Street from Nelson’s Pillar, Merchant’s Quay before the shopping centre and kissing the Blarney Stone…

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Munster memorial ‘Jock’s Block’ outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man

The memorial is for the late Jock Hunter who was ‘A Proud Munster Man’.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Photos: Thousands attend ‘die-in’ protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza

“What’s happening in Gaza is appalling,” said one of the organisers.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 12 July, 2014

‘Let Garth play’: GPO protest over Brooks concert fiasco

Hope is fading that a resolution to the debacle can be found, with the parties at an apparent impasse after a compromise deal was rejected on Thursday.

Palestine campaigners to protest Gaza violence in Dublin rally

‘Operation Protective Edge’, which began on Tuesday, is Israel’s largest military operation against Gaza since 2012.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From Business ETC Clerys boss: ‘O’Connell street is a very cold environment’ Capital Problem

Clerys boss: ‘O’Connell street is a very cold environment’

The Jobs Committee was told that Dublin’s main thoroughfare is dangerous and dirty, giving retailers little chance.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 700 photos used to create impressive hyperlapse video of O’Connell Street Dublin In A Day

# oconnell-street - Monday 17 March, 2014

# oconnell-street - Friday 14 March, 2014

Gardaí seize more heroin than any other drug on O’Connell Street

New figures from gardaí reveal the progress of Operation Spire so far.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up Bomb This post contains images

Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up

At approximately 1.30am on 8 March a bomb exploded on Dublin’s main thoroughfare.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This dancing Supermacs video is strangely compelling Shneaky Shnackbox

# oconnell-street - Monday 27 January, 2014

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary

Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Pics: Hundreds queue around the block to see Commander Hadfield

Demand for Commander Chris Hadfield’s book was so high that Eason ran out of copies, leaving some people disappointed.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Man ‘serious but stable’ after stab attack in Dublin city centre

The 23-year-old is being treated at the Mater. A 19-year-old has been taken for questioning at Store Street Station.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Dublin could be getting its very own chocolate museum Sweeeeet

# oconnell-street - Monday 11 November, 2013

Woman hospitalised after face slashed in O’Connell Street attack

It happened beside Clerys at around 8pm last night.

# oconnell-street - Friday 8 November, 2013

From Business ETC In time for Christmas: Clerys set to reopen on 21 November Reopening

In time for Christmas: Clerys set to reopen on 21 November

The department store has been shut since it was damaged in flooding four months ago.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

The mystery of the girl found on O’Connell Street: what we know

Australian police have been drawn into the investigation after the girl was identified last night, almost one month after she was found in Dublin.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Watch: Gerry Adams talks the Seanad, Dáil reform and Budget 2014

The Sinn Féin president says that his party will “ferociously argue” against budget measures that would “heap the burden” on families and carers.

# oconnell-street - Friday 13 September, 2013

‘I can’t kiss you on the lips’: Little talk of Seanad as Gerry Adams canvasses in Dublin

The Sinn Féin president was popular as he walked the streets this morning but people were more interested in getting their picture with him than discussing the upper house.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Eminem’s new video features a fight outside Dr Quirkey’s in Dublin Good Time Emporium

Eminem’s new video features a fight outside Dr Quirkey’s in Dublin

Yes, our very own Good Time Emporium pops up in Berzerk.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations

President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Do you remember photographer Arthur Fields of O’Connell Bridge? Man On Bridge This post contains images

Do you remember photographer Arthur Fields of O’Connell Bridge?

Fields took more than 185,000 photos of people on O’Connell Street and bridge from the 1930s-1980s – and a documentary-maker wants to track those pics.

# oconnell-street - Friday 16 August, 2013

13-year-old Sean Hynes found safe and well

Gardaí had asked for the public’s assistance in finding the teenager.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From Business ETC Dublin retailers angered over plans for 1913 Lockout commemorations 1913 Lockout

Dublin retailers angered over plans for 1913 Lockout commemorations

O’Connell Street is due to be closed for one full day on 31 August 2013.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 25 July, 2013

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise’s 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos) Tom Cruise This post contains videos This post contains images

Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise’s 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos)

Far and away (geddit?!) the best 24 hours you can have in Ireland…

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Two incidents involving Luas in Dublin city centre

Five people, including the driver of one Luas, have been taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 22 December, 2012

PICS: Tribute to slain Alan Ryan in O’Connell Street protest

The face of the murdered dissident republican appears on banner in Dublin today during protest about prisoners’ rights.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Guineys workers still in limbo over pensions

Many of the workers who lost their job when Guiney & Co closed down in September had more than 25 years service – but now their pension remains up in the air.

# oconnell-street - Friday 23 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Christmas jumper world record attempt in Dublin… here’s some inspiration Gammy This post contains images

# oconnell-street - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Column: Miracle on O’Connell St – what the Clerys rescue says about Ireland

An institution was saved – which just goes to show how badly Irish homeowners are being treated in comparison, writes Arthur Doohan.

# oconnell-street - 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.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions

The employees found out about the shop closure after a phone call on Monday telling them not to come into work the next day.

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