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#1971 bombing

# 1971-bombing - Friday 13 April, 2018

Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed

The tower has been closed since it was bombed by loyalists in 1971.

# 1971-bombing - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt Exclusive

Planning permission secured to rebuild structure, 40 years after loyalists blew up original wooden stairs which led to top windows.