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Green light given for Phibsborough 297 unit shared co-living plan
# Housing
# Housing

Green light given for Phibsborough 297 unit shared co-living plan

6 hours ago 17,831 Views 25 Comments

An Bord Pleanala granted planning permission despite objection from Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald.

Go ahead given to GAA for seven storey 200 bedroom hotel near Croke Park
# Clonliffe College
# Clonliffe College

Go ahead given to GAA for seven storey 200 bedroom hotel near Croke Park

7 hours ago 20,459 Views 20 Comments

Stock market listed hotel group Dalata is to operate the hotel under the group’s Maldron brand.

Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Glenveagh gets green light for 702 ‘build to rent’ apartments near Dublin's Docklands
# Sheriff Street
# Sheriff Street

Glenveagh gets green light for 702 ‘build to rent’ apartments near Dublin's Docklands

Apr 7th 2021, 6:05 AM 31,360 Views 38 Comments

The development, on the six-acre site, is located 400 metres from the Spencer Dock Luas stop.

Thursday 25 March, 2021

Firm ordered to pay €10,000 to worker made redundant during first Covid-19 lockdown
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Firm ordered to pay €10,000 to worker made redundant during first Covid-19 lockdown

Mar 25th 2021, 3:53 PM 41,618 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard at the Workplace Relations Commission.

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Green light for €15.5m Tayto Park rollercoaster after two-year planning battle
# A Rollercoaster
# A Rollercoaster

Green light for €15.5m Tayto Park rollercoaster after two-year planning battle

Mar 25th 2021, 11:30 AM 35,204 Views 22 Comments

There have been more than a few ups and downs in the saga.

Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Man given one-month term after asking to fight garda who tried to stop 15-person woodland boxing session
# Clare
# Clare

Man given one-month term after asking to fight garda who tried to stop 15-person woodland boxing session

Mar 24th 2021, 5:23 PM 29,211 Views 0 Comments

Ned Doherty pleaded guilty to a public order offence at Ennis District Court today.

Ennis man appears in court charged with murder of 29-year-old mother of two
# Courts
# Courts

Ennis man appears in court charged with murder of 29-year-old mother of two

Mar 24th 2021, 1:46 PM 15,107 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Ballard has been on remand in prison after being initially charged with assault causing harm.

Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Unfair dismissal claim fails after Luas operator fired inspector who knelt on passenger's legs for 10 minutes
# Transdev
# Transdev

Unfair dismissal claim fails after Luas operator fired inspector who knelt on passenger's legs for 10 minutes

Mar 16th 2021, 3:06 PM 54,840 Views 22 Comments

The incident took place at the Bluebell Luas stop in September 2019.

Thursday 11 March, 2021

Pat Kenny wins planning battle to block five-storey nursing home beside his Dalkey home
# Dalkey
# Dalkey

Pat Kenny wins planning battle to block five-storey nursing home beside his Dalkey home

Mar 11th 2021, 4:46 PM 60,275 Views 78 Comments

Bartra now has four weeks in which to lodge an appeal to An Bord Pleanala.

Wednesday 10 March, 2021

HSE boss Paul Reid’s salary increases to €420,103
# Pay Package
# Pay Package

HSE boss Paul Reid’s salary increases to €420,103

Mar 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 64,723 Views 149 Comments

Reid was the best paid non-medical member of HSE staff last year by some distance.

Friday 19 February, 2021

Department of Foreign Affairs dismisses worker for issuing fraudulent passports after five-year paid suspension
# Passports
# Passports

Department of Foreign Affairs dismisses worker for issuing fraudulent passports after five-year paid suspension

Feb 19th 2021, 3:06 PM 51,650 Views 0 Comments

The worker was eventually dismissed in December 2019 after the suspension.

Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Woman (29) dies following alleged assault in Ennis last month
# Clare
# Clare

Woman (29) dies following alleged assault in Ennis last month

Feb 10th 2021, 3:11 PM 25,402 Views 0 Comments

Sharon Bennett, a mother of two, suffered serious head injuries on 28 January.

Grant Thornton has resigned as auditors to firms owned by operator of Pornhub
# Controversy
# Controversy

Grant Thornton has resigned as auditors to firms owned by operator of Pornhub

Feb 10th 2021, 8:46 AM 38,111 Views 14 Comments

The move came “in light of the serious nature of recent developments”, Grant Thornton said.

Saturday 30 January, 2021

Woman remains unconscious after alleged assault by boyfriend in Ennis
# Assault
# Assault

Woman remains unconscious after alleged assault by boyfriend in Ennis

Jan 30th 2021, 8:23 PM 53,185 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s boyfriend appeared in court today after he was charged with assault.

Wednesday 27 January, 2021

The FAI has settled a €368k bill with An Garda Síochána for policing major football matches
# Clean Slate
# Clean Slate

The FAI has settled a €368k bill with An Garda Síochána for policing major football matches

Jan 27th 2021, 5:33 PM 21,030 Views 11 Comments

The FAI’s ability to repay the monies owed follows a €55 million government package which saved the organisation last year.

Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Employer ordered to pay worker €3,712 after rejecting Covid-19 remote working proposal
# WRC
# WRC

Employer ordered to pay worker €3,712 after rejecting Covid-19 remote working proposal

Jan 26th 2021, 1:43 PM 40,743 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup
# WRC
# WRC

Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup

Jan 19th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,817 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for Starbucks said they are “deeply sorry” the incident occured.

Monday 18 January, 2021

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator
# NTA
# NTA

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator

Jan 18th 2021, 6:07 PM 29,430 Views 12 Comments

The chief executive of Lynk Ireland has said that complaints over mask wearing are a “two-way street”.

Tuesday 12 January, 2021

The State has paid out over €1 billion in compensation to victims of contaminated blood products
# Finlay Tribunal
# Finlay Tribunal

The State has paid out over €1 billion in compensation to victims of contaminated blood products

Jan 12th 2021, 10:20 PM 13,726 Views 8 Comments

The tribunal has been hearing claims on a continuous basis since March 1996.

Thursday 24 December, 2020

WRC finds Dublin school discriminated against Catholic girl by favouring Church of Ireland students
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

WRC finds Dublin school discriminated against Catholic girl by favouring Church of Ireland students

Dec 24th 2020, 3:18 PM 29,912 Views 0 Comments

The school denied discrimination and said there is no non fee-paying Church of Ireland school in the area.

Thursday 17 December, 2020

'We are running out of places to dance': Appeals lodged against plans that would shut Dublin's Rí Rá and The Globe
# Last Orders
# Last Orders

'We are running out of places to dance': Appeals lodged against plans that would shut Dublin's Rí Rá and The Globe

Dec 17th 2020, 2:22 PM 20,475 Views 22 Comments

A planned major expansion of the Central Hotel would see two popular nighttime hotspots in Dublin city shut.

Sunday 13 December, 2020

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes move by VISA and Mastercard to block Pornhub payments
# DRCC
# DRCC

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes move by VISA and Mastercard to block Pornhub payments

Dec 13th 2020, 7:00 PM 71,570 Views 46 Comments

Last year, Pornhub attracted 42 billion visits – or 115 million visits per day – to its website.

Thursday 10 December, 2020

Bartra Capital secures planning permission for its fourth co-living scheme in Dublin
# Castleknock
# Castleknock

Bartra Capital secures planning permission for its fourth co-living scheme in Dublin

Dec 10th 2020, 4:03 PM 10,363 Views 16 Comments

The company is planning to spend €130 million constructing its planned four shared co-living sites.

Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Bartra Capital secures planning permission for co-living scheme in Dublin 4
# Merrion Road
# Merrion Road

Bartra Capital secures planning permission for co-living scheme in Dublin 4

Dec 1st 2020, 7:13 PM 22,863 Views 26 Comments

The firm has secured planning permission for the five-storey plan for 98 Merrion Road in spite of strong local opposition.

Thursday 26 November, 2020

Last orders for Dublin's Rí-Rá and The Globe as Dublin City Council gives green light to hotel revamp
# The Globe
# The Globe

Last orders for Dublin's Rí-Rá and The Globe as Dublin City Council gives green light to hotel revamp

Nov 26th 2020, 6:06 PM 42,984 Views 30 Comments

The revamp would see Rí-Rá become a ‘speak-easy’ and The Globe bar space turned into a retail outlet.

Thursday 19 November, 2020

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld
# WRC
# WRC

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld

Nov 19th 2020, 4:45 PM 52,399 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Catering firm ordered to pay €3,500 to worker over boss's boxer shorts photo
# WRC
# WRC

Catering firm ordered to pay €3,500 to worker over boss's boxer shorts photo

Nov 19th 2020, 1:37 PM 41,763 Views 0 Comments

The woman resigned from the company after finding the images “quite disgusting and most upsetting”.

Friday 30 October, 2020

Council expresses 'serious concern' over bedroom size in co-living plan
# Council Report
# Council Report

Council expresses 'serious concern' over bedroom size in co-living plan

Oct 30th 2020, 8:03 PM 29,540 Views 23 Comments

The seven-storey proposal involves the demolition of Kiely’s pub in Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

Friday 16 October, 2020

Council gives green light to convert James Joyce's House of the Dead into a tourist hostel
# Planning
# Planning

Council gives green light to convert James Joyce's House of the Dead into a tourist hostel

Oct 16th 2020, 4:39 PM 15,331 Views 22 Comments

The house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 was once home to James Joyce’s grand aunts.

Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Father who dangled three-and-a-half-month-old baby over river pleads guilty to endangering her life
# Courts
# Courts

Father who dangled three-and-a-half-month-old baby over river pleads guilty to endangering her life

Oct 13th 2020, 5:16 PM 33,134 Views 0 Comments

The accused was remanded in custody to appear via-video link from prison for the sentencing hearing.

Saturday 10 October, 2020

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years
# Justice Minister
# Justice Minister

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years

Oct 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 27,554 Views 28 Comments

The figures to 1 October this year are down on the 15 deaths that occurred in Irish prisons last year.

Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Irish Cancer Society staring at €3.8 million hole in finances due to Covid
# Financial Problems
# Financial Problems

Irish Cancer Society staring at €3.8 million hole in finances due to Covid

Oct 7th 2020, 6:10 PM 22,781 Views 13 Comments

To date this year, the society has received €2.8 million in legacy gifts.

Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Father to plead guilty to endangering life of baby daughter when he held her upside down over river
# Ennis
# Ennis

Father to plead guilty to endangering life of baby daughter when he held her upside down over river

Sep 22nd 2020, 4:15 PM 38,097 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in Ennis in Co Clare in April.

Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Green light given for contentious €338 million apartment complex on former RTÉ lands in Dublin 4
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Green light given for contentious €338 million apartment complex on former RTÉ lands in Dublin 4

Sep 16th 2020, 11:27 AM 38,588 Views 43 Comments

The plans received 19 objections from local residents who argued they were “seriously flawed” and must be rejected.

Friday 28 August, 2020

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'
# Transport
# Transport

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'

Aug 28th 2020, 5:02 PM 56,107 Views 60 Comments

The NTA said it has no powers to act if a driver is not wearing a mask.

Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Planning permission granted for contentious plans for 650 homes beside St Anne's Park in Raheny
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Planning permission granted for contentious plans for 650 homes beside St Anne's Park in Raheny

Aug 25th 2020, 1:37 PM 34,823 Views 63 Comments

This is the second time this year An Bord Pleanála has given a green light to the plans.

Thursday 13 August, 2020

First Dates producers to ban hugging and kissing for upcoming RTÉ series
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

First Dates producers to ban hugging and kissing for upcoming RTÉ series

Aug 13th 2020, 8:22 PM 19,761 Views 19 Comments

The new measure aims to allow participants to abide by social distancing rules.

Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Concerns over late-night student behaviour fuel residents' objections to Trinity accommodation plan
# Trinity Hall
# Trinity Hall

Concerns over late-night student behaviour fuel residents' objections to Trinity accommodation plan

Jul 28th 2020, 9:53 PM 35,619 Views 19 Comments

In May, TCD lodged plans for 358 extra bed spaces for its student accommodation at Trinity Hall in Dartry.

Thursday 23 July, 2020

Quadriplegic passenger awarded €10,000 after airline stopped him travelling in business class
# Workplace Relations Commission
# Workplace Relations Commission

Quadriplegic passenger awarded €10,000 after airline stopped him travelling in business class

Jul 23rd 2020, 3:03 PM 35,035 Views 0 Comments

The airline said the harness required by the man would be dangerous in business class seats.

Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Council gives green light to plans for development of over 1,000 residential units in Dublin
# New Housing
# New Housing

Council gives green light to plans for development of over 1,000 residential units in Dublin

Jul 14th 2020, 8:03 PM 33,550 Views 30 Comments

The plans include 992 build-to-rent apartments and 110 apartments on the outskirts of Dublin

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