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# oconnell-street - Sunday 7 August, 2016

After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format

A Lego model of ‘the Pillar’ is on display in the GPO as part of a recreation of the post office during the 1916 Rising.

# oconnell-street - Friday 22 July, 2016

"We're not going anywhere" - Demonstration held in support of homeless families on O'Connell Street

A demonstration in planned in support of the families this afternoon.

# oconnell-street - Monday 21 March, 2016

In pics: Penneys unveils refurbished O’Connell Street store Penneys Best This post contains images

In pics: Penneys unveils refurbished O’Connell Street store

The work began last September.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 12 March, 2016

The long road to the Spire: Here’s why it took 37 years to replace Nelson’s Pillar

A mooted ‘Millennium Arch’ fell by the wayside, and there were many other proposals along the way.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Young Dublin woman found safe and well

22-year-old Eimear Duffy was reported missing earlier this week.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today

The organisers of the protests claim that 20,000 people took part in the demonstration earlier in Dublin.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Dublin kid was hilariously straightforward with their Christmas wish Tis The Season

This Dublin kid was hilariously straightforward with their Christmas wish

We are all Chloe. Chloe is all of us.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Pictures: the O’Connell Street Christmas lights are now officially on in Dublin

With just one day left in November, festive fever is here to stay.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

“It’s November. Would you ever go home?”: Santa and some Irish models kicked off Christmas today

A slightly frazzled looking polar bear also lent a hand.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Woman injured after truck rolls over her foot on O’Connell Street

It is believed the woman suffered a broken ankle in the incident.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Is it time we give up on Dublin’s O’Connell Street?

Instead of wading into the sea to demand the oncoming tide go back, we might stop a minute and wonder why O’Connell Street is going through a seeming relentless process of regression, writes Aaron Mckenna.

# oconnell-street - Monday 21 September, 2015

From The42 Here are the details of the All-Ireland champions’ parade on O’Connell St tonight Fyi

Here are the details of the All-Ireland champions’ parade on O’Connell St tonight

Side streets in the vicinity will closed from 6pm this evening.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 12 September, 2015

How Limerick re-invented its city centre in a matter of weeks

Free public Wi-Fi, street furniture and an array of colourful art pieces have sparked life into the city’s retail district.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This new Dublin café is every chocoholic’s dream come true Treat Yo Self

This new Dublin café is every chocoholic’s dream come true

Design your own chocolate bar. Because you’re worth it.

# oconnell-street - Monday 10 August, 2015

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres

The Irish Parking Association said the restrictions could result in a 24% fall off in shopping and entertainment revenue.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Is Dublin City Council doing enough to clean up the city?

“To suggest … that Dublin City Council is complacent fails to recognise the scale of the challenge.”

# oconnell-street - Monday 6 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge These lads used Dublin as a jungle gym, got caught by the Gardaí, and filmed it all Cool Running

# oconnell-street - Friday 19 June, 2015

Pictures: Clerys workers protesting outside the HQ of the company that closed their store

The shop’s new owners, Natrium, finally broke their silence on the matter this morning.

# oconnell-street - Monday 15 June, 2015

What’s going to happen to the Clerys building?

All 460 workers were let go last Friday.

# oconnell-street - Friday 20 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s FRIDAY. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

The light on the Spire has been broken for months – did you notice?

Eagle-eyed councillor Noel Rock did and he says it’s going to cost €10,000 to fix.

# 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

500,000 people, 1 event… It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in numbers

…and not a raincoat between them.

# 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.

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