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Do you feel safe in Dublin city centre? We want to hear your stories

Are you worried about crime in the capital? Or do you think the recent discussions have exaggerated the scale of the problem?

A SPOTLIGHT HAS been shone in recent days on Dublin city centre and to what extent people do and don’t feel safe in the capital.

Do you feel worried about your safety in Dublin city centre? Have you witnessed or experienced violent crime?

Or is it a place where you feel safe? Do you think the discussions about crime have exaggerated the scale of the problem? Or are you somewhere in between?

And one way or another, where should we go from here? How can Dublin’s reputation be rehabilitated and how do we ensure it’s a place where everyone feels safe?

We’d like to hear your stories to share some in a future article. Please include your name, your age and county along with your story. Let us know if you wish to be unnamed or use your first name only in the published article.

To share your story, please send around 150-300 words to with the subject line ‘Dublin’.

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