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# bridge - Monday 21 September, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty could face further criminal charges over bridge protest
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Gemma O'Doherty could face further criminal charges over bridge protest

Sep 21st 2020, 2:22 PM 57,413 Views 0 Comments

A video of the incident went viral on social media platforms last month.

# bridge - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Genoa bridge nearing completion offers ray of hope for Italy
# Morandi Highway
# Morandi Highway

Genoa bridge nearing completion offers ray of hope for Italy

Apr 28th 2020, 7:57 AM 21,438 Views 12 Comments

Genoa’s Morandi highway collapsed during heavy rain in August 2018, killing 43 people.

# bridge - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge

Feb 16th 2020, 2:24 PM 20,541 Views 45 Comments

Johnson’s suggestion of the bridge has been branded “a vanity project” by Scotland’s Transport Secretary.

# bridge - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge
# Not Again
# Not Again

Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge

Dec 4th 2019, 12:49 PM 40,435 Views 43 Comments

The collision took place at a bridge on Erne Street at around 12.30pm.

# bridge - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding
# Heavy Rain
# Heavy Rain

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

Aug 1st 2019, 7:53 AM 37,217 Views 24 Comments

The bridge was on the route of the cycling World Championships due to be held in Yorkshire next month.

# bridge - Monday 29 October, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about bridges around the world?
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

Quiz: How much do you know about bridges around the world?

Oct 29th 2018, 9:00 PM 32,147 Views 17 Comments

How many buses fit on O’Connell Bridge?

# bridge - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:42 AM 35,547 Views 27 Comments

The €12 billion bridge took almost a decade to build while incurring major delays and cost overruns

# bridge - Friday 17 August, 2018

Anger rises in Italy as search for Genoa bridge survivors enters day four
# Genoa
# Genoa

Anger rises in Italy as search for Genoa bridge survivors enters day four

Aug 17th 2018, 9:43 AM 24,063 Views 30 Comments

Italy’s populist government has intensified its attacks on the viaduct operator following Tuesday’s incident.

# bridge - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy
# Genoa
# Genoa

Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy

Aug 15th 2018, 6:32 PM 11,938 Views 6 Comments

The tragedy has focused anger on the structural problems that have dogged the decades old Morandi bridge.

# bridge - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Rail services suspended between Malahide and Clongriffin after bus hits railway bridge
# Delays
# Delays

Rail services suspended between Malahide and Clongriffin after bus hits railway bridge

Aug 9th 2018, 12:11 PM 15,061 Views 13 Comments

The bus hit a bridge at Portmarnock.

# bridge - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Dublin City Council planning new pedestrian and cycle-only bridge across the River Liffey
# Docklands
# Docklands

Dublin City Council planning new pedestrian and cycle-only bridge across the River Liffey

Jun 12th 2018, 8:40 AM 17,551 Views 28 Comments

The council is proposing the Blood Stoney Bridge to cross the River Liffey in the Dublin Dockland Area.

# bridge - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'
# Miami
# Miami

Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'

Mar 17th 2018, 6:43 PM 20,572 Views 27 Comments

Investigators are attempting to determine if the cracks led to the collapse.

# bridge - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida
# Miami
# Miami

'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida

Mar 15th 2018, 9:25 PM 50,819 Views 30 Comments

The bridge collapsed in a college area, crushing at least eight vehicles.

# bridge - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'
# Tribute
# Tribute

New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'

Feb 28th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,086 Views 30 Comments

It is hoped construction will begin on the bridge by the end of this year or beginning of 2019.

# bridge - Sunday 4 February, 2018

In pictures: The world's most spectacular bridges
# Crossover Appeal
# Crossover Appeal

In pictures: The world's most spectacular bridges

Feb 4th 2018, 9:00 PM 34,480 Views 20 Comments

They serve a practical purpose, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be easy on the eyes too.

# bridge - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

River searched for 16 missing people after Peruvian bridge collapses into valley
# Machu Picchu
# Machu Picchu

River searched for 16 missing people after Peruvian bridge collapses into valley

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:42 PM 12,568 Views 1 Comment

At least 30 people were on the bridge when it collapsed during torrential rains yesterday.

# bridge - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court
# The Hague
# The Hague

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court

Nov 29th 2017, 8:00 PM 107,061 Views 110 Comments

Slobodan Praljak shouted out “Praljak is not a criminal. I reject your verdict”, immediately before bringing a brown bottle to his lips.

# bridge - Thursday 26 October, 2017

'Bridge is not a sport': Club trying to claim tax relief denied by top EU court
# Physical Exertion
# Physical Exertion

'Bridge is not a sport': Club trying to claim tax relief denied by top EU court

Oct 26th 2017, 9:50 PM 12,698 Views 16 Comments

The English Bridge Union had sought VAT relief on tournament entry fees.

# bridge - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit

Sep 12th 2017, 12:18 PM 15,105 Views 29 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is currently in the process of seeking solutions to reduce the number of railway bridges being hit.

# bridge - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Ireland's longest rope bridge is opening in Kerry
# Skywalk
# Skywalk

Ireland's longest rope bridge is opening in Kerry

Mar 25th 2017, 10:00 AM 50,596 Views 16 Comments

The owners of Kells Bay House & Gardens have put the rope bridge on their land.

# bridge - Friday 30 December, 2016

The world's highest bridge is more than four Spires tall and it just opened in China
# Don't Look Down
# Don't Look Down

The world's highest bridge is more than four Spires tall and it just opened in China

Dec 30th 2016, 9:16 AM 25,541 Views 30 Comments

Dublin’s Spire is 120m high, this new bridge stands at over half a kilometre.

# bridge - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Jury shown footage of "vicious, prolonged attack" on 20-year-old who died after assault
# Dale Creighton
# Dale Creighton

Jury shown footage of "vicious, prolonged attack" on 20-year-old who died after assault

Oct 11th 2016, 5:14 PM 20,289 Views 0 Comments

The trial opened today at the Central Criminal Court.

# bridge - Monday 12 September, 2016

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge
# High Way
# High Way

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge

Sep 12th 2016, 11:54 AM 24,526 Views 20 Comments

The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres above the river below.

# bridge - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year
# Collisions
# Collisions

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year

Sep 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 38,882 Views 54 Comments

The rail company released a video today to highlight the dangers of hitting bridges and the damage it can cause.

# bridge - Saturday 3 September, 2016

The world's longest glass bridge has closed after visitors flock to see it
# Don't Look Down
# Don't Look Down

The world's longest glass bridge has closed after visitors flock to see it

Sep 3rd 2016, 10:59 AM 37,784 Views 29 Comments

Officials say the bridge is getting “an internal system upgrade”.

# bridge - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway
# Kent
# Kent

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Aug 27th 2016, 2:24 PM 22,505 Views 17 Comments

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

# bridge - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Gardaí called out to remove swan from bridge in Dublin
# Ruffling Feathers
# Ruffling Feathers

Gardaí called out to remove swan from bridge in Dublin

Jun 19th 2016, 4:15 PM 37,563 Views 42 Comments

“I was here when this was all water…”

# bridge - Monday 6 June, 2016

Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge

Jun 6th 2016, 1:02 PM 37,026 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, the Irish Coast Guard has said anyone planning water activities today should take appropriate precautions.

# bridge - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

The East Link toll bridge is now officially named after a 1916 leader
# Tom Clarke
# Tom Clarke

The East Link toll bridge is now officially named after a 1916 leader

May 3rd 2016, 1:56 PM 14,128 Views 23 Comments

It was named on the anniversary of Tom Clarke’s execution.

# bridge - Friday 1 April, 2016

No more survivors in flyover collapse that killed at least 25 people
# India
# India

No more survivors in flyover collapse that killed at least 25 people

Apr 1st 2016, 10:20 PM 26,950 Views 13 Comments

Five construction company employees have been arrested.

# bridge - Monday 14 March, 2016

13-year-old girl seriously injured in fall from road bridge
# Cork
# Cork

13-year-old girl seriously injured in fall from road bridge

Mar 14th 2016, 12:35 PM 37,941 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at about 8am this morning in Mahon, Co Cork.

# bridge - Monday 15 February, 2016

Viola Beach investigation: Police examine car as probe into indie band's death begins
# Canal Bridge
# Canal Bridge

Viola Beach investigation: Police examine car as probe into indie band's death begins

Feb 15th 2016, 10:01 AM 18,751 Views 10 Comments

Safety barriers were in place and red lights were flashing as the band’s vehicle approached, police in Sweden say.

# bridge - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Irish person arrested in Thai resort town for 'playing bridge'
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Irish person arrested in Thai resort town for 'playing bridge'

Feb 4th 2016, 12:48 PM 25,845 Views 42 Comments

An Irish national was one of 32 people arrested for gambling.

# bridge - Friday 8 January, 2016

The only toll bridge in Dublin city is now public property - does that mean it's going to be free?
# Taking Its Toll
# Taking Its Toll

The only toll bridge in Dublin city is now public property - does that mean it's going to be free?

Jan 8th 2016, 6:04 AM 26,746 Views 41 Comments

No. It doesn’t.

# bridge - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm
# Flooding
# Flooding

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm

Dec 29th 2015, 8:20 PM 32,872 Views 32 Comments

“The situation is serious and there is a significant risk to life.”

# bridge - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig
# Taking Photos
# Taking Photos

Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig

Nov 10th 2015, 8:59 AM 35,573 Views 69 Comments

Randy Blythe said he had his ‘bell rung pretty good’ as he walked near the Samuel Beckett Bridge taking photos.

# bridge - Friday 23 October, 2015

Ten thousand spiders have have set up webbed camp on a bridge in Ohio
# Infested
# Infested

Ten thousand spiders have have set up webbed camp on a bridge in Ohio

Oct 23rd 2015, 7:39 PM 21,217 Views 17 Comments

The webs are making the bridge look like a Halloween wonderland.

# bridge - Friday 9 October, 2015

WATCH: This is how it feels when the bridge you're on snaps without warning
# Unbearable Suspension
# Unbearable Suspension

WATCH: This is how it feels when the bridge you're on snaps without warning

Oct 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 33,108 Views 20 Comments

SPLASH.

# bridge - Sunday 6 September, 2015

"I knew something wasn't right" - A taxi driver stopped a man jumping off a Kilkenny bridge this morning
# Taxi Watch
# Taxi Watch

"I knew something wasn't right" - A taxi driver stopped a man jumping off a Kilkenny bridge this morning

Sep 6th 2015, 6:22 PM 27,727 Views 13 Comments

It’s the 50th time in less than a year.

# bridge - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy
# River Shannon
# River Shannon

Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy

Aug 30th 2015, 3:14 PM 34,657 Views 28 Comments

Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy were working on Thomond Bridge when they became submerged.

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