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# Dublin town

Last year
# Dublin town
City centre businesses vote to retain DublinTown organisation for another five years
Out of 2,500 eligible businesses, just over 1,200 took part in the plebiscite on the future of the scheme.
All time
# social distancing
Dublin businesses urge people to start Christmas shopping early to avoid large queues in December
DublinTown said 2020 has been “an extremely difficult year” for businesses.
# pandemic
Grafton Street footfall plummets by 75% as people stay away from Dublin city centre
Customer-facing businesses – employing 35,000 people – have mostly shut according to Dublin Town.
# Dublin town
Dublin City Council boss wants 'Grafton Quarter' sign replaced next Christmas after public outcry
“‘Grafton Quarter’ has no Christmas feel to it and nothing to do with Dublin’s Grafton Street of old,” one person said.
# Dublin
Dozens of firms were threatened with legal action for failing to pay their Dublin Town bills
The city-improvement group says 95% of businesses comply with its mandatory levy.
# retail and services
Dozens of firms were threatened with legal action for failing to pay their Dublin Town bills
The city-improvement group says 95% of businesses comply with its mandatory levy.
# retail and services
Up to one-third of firms haven't been paying their Dublin Town bills on time
But the not-for-profit says 95% of its members eventually comply with the levy.
# Dublin town
Another twist in the Dublin Town row as the 'no' side claims that ballot papers are missing
The city council says it posted them out two months ago ahead of a vote on the scheme’s future.
# War of Words
The claims and counterclaims at the heart of the bitter Dublin Town row
A group of businesses want to do away with the city improvement scheme.
# Discrimination
Dublin gay bar The George vandalised with homophobic, Nazi graffiti
The graffiti was first reported just after 10am this morning.
# Fair City
'Visitors don't come for tacky, renamed districts': Claims fly over the future of Dublin Town
A campaign has been launched to scrap the city centre business group.
# city centre
Top US architects are re-imagining Dublin One to make it 'a vibrant destination'
And they want the public’s input.
# Dublin town
'We've seen mistakes in Dublin in the past. We don't want the Liberties to become soulless'
We look at how business is faring in the Dublin neighbourhood as it undergoes regeneration.
# Lights out
Huge crowds not expected at Henry St lights ceremony after Grafton St event described as 'mayhem'
One woman who was at the Grafton St ceremony with her family said, “you couldn’t walk, you couldn’t move”.
# Lights out
Organisers end Dublin Christmas lights ceremony early due to overcrowding
A statement from Dublin Town says the event was cut short due to concerns over safety and comfort.
# sponsored by NTA
Plan your weekend - 7 of the best events on in Dublin
Planning is half the fun.
# sponsored by Luas
7 of the best spots to get brunch in Dublin
For the morning that’s in it.
# Creative Quarter
City councillor lodges complaint over new Starbucks in Dublin
The new Starbucks outlet has raised questions about the the over-saturation of big brands in the city.
# sightseeing
Richard E Grant is in Dublin and people are getting seriously excited
He’s just casually tweeting about his day in the capital.
# Dublin town
Fianna Fáil's brand new plan for Moore Street is "a little bit inspired" by Charlie
Could the area become the new Temple Bar?
Opinion: I might have been born in Lagos, but I was definitely made in Dublin
Maturing into the person I am today happened in Ireland, and, more specifically, in Dublin. If anyone asks where I’m from, the first thought that comes to mind is ‘Ireland’.
# Uniquely Dublin
VIDEOS: What makes Dublin "Uniquely Dublin"?
Gorgeous videos of what makes Dublin the way it is.