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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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# Dublin
Capel Street shop owners claim more council effort needed to make pedestrianisation a success
‘The street will rot if there isn’t a full development to pedestrianisation or a reversal,’ one business owner said
# city centre
Woman arrested after stabbing incident in the early hours of this morning in Dublin
The woman in her 20s is currently detained for questioning.
# apartment living
New Dublin development plan set to restrict the construction of Build to Rent apartments
The new Draft Dublin City Development Plan 2022-2028 is currently open to public submissions.
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# city centre
14 people arrested in Dublin yesterday; no garda injuries reported
In Cork, where gardaí said the city centre was “relatively calm”, eight people were arrested for public order offences.
# city centre
Gardaí dispersed crowds and confiscated alcohol on second night of gatherings in Dublin
Four people were arrested in Dublin on public order offences.
# Dublin
Gardaí investigate after man dies following incident in Dublin city centre
The man (50s) was brought to St James’s Hospital and was later pronounced dead.
# Samuel Beckett
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after clash involving large number of youths in Dublin
One person was hospitalised and later released.
# Day One
No return to rush-hour as Dublin's streets remain quiet on the first morning of Phase Two
Buses and train stations remained largely quiet this morning.
# streets are for people
Another Dublin street blocked off by activists in car-free demonstration
Councillors are due to vote next week on a proposal to permanently pedestrianise this section of the street.
# A Fair City
Dublin's O'Connell Street set for 'new dawn' under proposed new development plans
The proposal includes retail units, a hotel and residential spaces.
# city centre
Gardaí investigating alleged rape of woman in Dublin city
The woman is believed to have been socialising in a hotel in the city centre.
# building and property
Dublin council has 'serious concerns' about plans for the Setanta Centre
The beef baron applied to demolish and redevelop the complex last month.
# city centre
'Vague and poorly written': Galway buskers are irate at council plans for new restrictions
Galway City Council has opened a public consultation for people to have their say on proposed new bye-laws.
# tall tale
Poll: Is it finally time that Dublin went high-rise?
Is it time for the Irish capital to finally bite the bullet and embrace high-rise structures?
# Courts
Convicted killer who threatened to burn down charity worker's home avoids jail
The man pleaded guilty to making a threat to another man to damage his house, intending him to believe it would be carried out.
# Dublin city centre
Casualty hospitalised after Liffey rescue at O'Connell Bridge
The incident at O’Connell Bridge was reported just after 4.40pm this afternoon.
# US Navy
US sailor arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting woman in Dublin hotel
Gardaí arrested the man, aged in his 30s, yesterday morning.
# city centre
Top US architects are re-imagining Dublin One to make it 'a vibrant destination'
And they want the public’s input.
# city centre
Taxi driver convicted of sexual assault on young woman after collecting her from Dublin pub
Augustin Ion’s claims that she wouldn’t pay a fare were rejected as a ’tissue of lies’.
# plans for change
What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?
Dublin City Council wants to know.
# no right turn
Travel around Dublin city centre? More traffic changes for Luas works
The right turn from O’Connell Street to Cathal Brugha Street will close permanently.
# Tragedy
Man falls to death in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre
The incident occurred at about 4.35pm today.
# wood quay
Man stabbed in Dublin city centre this evening
The man’s injuries have been described as serious.
# Longford
Missing man Paul Morrissey found safe and well
The 51-year-old had been missing since Thursday.
# crosstown traffic
Driving in Dublin city this weekend? There are some major route changes
There are changes in the north and south city centre – this weekend and next.
# barricade inn
Dublin city centre squatters given two weeks to leave former guesthouse
Lawyers acting on behalf of the property’s owners sought the injunction on the grounds it is an extremely dangerous and unsafe condition.
# Dawson Lane
Homeless man found dead off Dublin's Dawson Street named
Dublin Simon has warned that more homeless people could die as winter sets in.
Is Dublin really a kip?
Joe Duffy needs to get out more in Dublin if he thinks it’s a kip, writes Aaron McKenna.
# cow's lane
Two women arrested over fatal Temple Bar assault
One has been released without charge.
# Dublin
Missing man found safe and well after week-long search
The 34-year-old went missing last Tuesday.
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you feel safe walking in Dublin at night?
There have been calls to make the capital’s streets safer.
# city centre
HSE investigating rise in HIV amongst injecting drug users in Dublin
There have been 15 cases confirmed from June 2014 to June 2015.
# Eyre Street
Street brawl breaks out in Galway city
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.
# problem
Calls for Eircom to remove phone boxes being used by drug users and damaging nearby businesses
Eircom says some of the phones are being used by people to contact homeless services.
# Emergency
Main route closed in Dublin city centre as Gardaí respond to person on roof
The person was brought safely from the building at around 1.30pm and is receiving the appropriate attention.
# Cork
Shoppers watch as two men are arrested on city street for drugs offences
A small amount of drugs was recovered by gardaí
# diversion in place
Drive in Dublin city centre? Two week road closure starts tomorrow
The closure will be put in place to facilitate Luas works.
# valuable resource
The Family Law Court is getting its own building in Dublin
The news has been welcomed by Chief Justice, Susan Denham.
# For Sale
Want to own the Central Bank's HQ on Dame Street?
You could soon (if you’re really, really rich).