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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Cable car

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# Cork
Temporary ferry service to be provided while Dursey Island cable car is being upgraded
The Government will fund the ferry service, while Cork County Council will handle the procurement process.
# dursey island
Dursey Island cable car upgrade subject to judicial review following objections
The cable car is also set to close until November for essential maintenance following Storm Barra.
All time
# Cork
Green light given for 'world class' Dursey Island cable car system and visitor centre
The planning application was first lodged with An Bord Pleanála more than two years ago.
# Italy
Three arrested over Italy cable car deaths allowed to leave prison
Fourteen people died when the lead cable of the Mottarone funicular overlooking Lake Maggiore snapped last week.
# Mottarone mountain
Death toll in Italian cable car crash rises to 14
Italy’s ministry of infrastructure said the accident appeared to have been caused by a ruptured cable near the top of the route.
# Tragedy
13 people killed in Italian cable car fall
The cable car had recently reopened after Covid-19 restrictions eased.
# Up In The Air
Whatever happened to... Cable cars suspended hundreds of feet above the River Liffey?
The developer behind ‘Suas’ wanted to create a Dublin icon like the London Eye or Eiffel Tower
# dursey island
West Cork islanders left stranded for two days after cable car service was suspended
Cork County Council has apologised to the islanders for “any inconvenience caused”.
# pie in the sky
'It's complete madness': Two Dublin councillors want a cable car from Tallaght to the Hellfire Club
Two south Dublin councillors say that it would be “a great asset to the county and it would encourage visitors who don’t drive to visit the area”.
# Mont Blanc
Over 30 people spent the night stuck in cable cars over Alps
The rescue team described the mission as “very complicated”.
# suas
Suas is back: Dublin cable car 'a creative idea that needs to be debated'
The plan is back on the agenda after being shelved in 2006.
# a to b
5 unusual ways to reach very special Irish places
There are some places where getting from A to B takes a little effort – but it’s so worth it.
# Rescue
75 people rescued from cable car stuck in mid-air
Three helicopters were used to ferry the passengers from the Diavolezza gondola in St Moritz.