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# dublin - Friday 10 July, 2020

'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool

Concerns have been raised around the proposal to have the facility built and operated by a private entity.

# dublin - Thursday 9 July, 2020

OPW confirms almost all Phoenix Park gates to reopen tomorrow

Many gates in the park were closed in March following the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions.

Two arrested for conspiracy to defraud in relation to 2016 road collision

The man and woman were arrested at their home this morning.

Plans for €15 million floating pool on River Liffey near white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre

It stems from interest by councillors and the public when the controversial white-water rafting facility was announced.

# dublin - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

From The42 'It's not a manager's role to talk a player in or out of anything' - Jim Gavin on McCaffrey's Dublin exit Moving On

'It's not a manager's role to talk a player in or out of anything' - Jim Gavin on McCaffrey's Dublin exit

The former Sky Blues boss expects the Clontarf flyer to thrive as he concentrates on club football.

Council refuses digital screen at Stephen's Green claiming it would 'seriously injure' the look of the area

An application for a wraparound LED screen on a building on Frederick St and Dorset was also shot down last year.

# dublin - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

'He'd look like the Blair Witch Project': Proposal to install uplighting at Luke Kelly sculpture for security rejected

One member of the public requested the Luke Kelly head be relocated to Kilbarrack where it “would be appreciated”.

# dublin - Monday 6 July, 2020

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces Art

Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces

The announcement was made as the newly elected Lord Mayor Hazel Chu today launched ‘Sculpture Dublin’.

Man (39) accused of attack on Kevin Lunney seeks to have charges dismissed

He is charged with false imprisonment and assault causing serious harm

Taoiseach says full reopening of pubs on 20 July 'could be delayed' if the rules are flouted

Meanwhile the LVA said that the images of drinkers in Dublin over the weekend were a major concern.

# dublin - Saturday 4 July, 2020

In Galway and Cork, concerns grow about 'sharp increase' in homelessness in coming months

Staff who work with Simon Community say the last few months have been a struggle.

# dublin - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Army bomb squad called to Harold's Cross after historical artillery shell found

Gardaí received reports of a suspect device located at a property near Harold’s Cross Road this afternoon.

Man arrested as part of investigation into Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud

The investigation is linked with up to 25 separate claims made under the scheme, totalling over €56,000.

# dublin - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds

Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions

Productions like Normal People, Penny Dreadful and The Rhythm Section were all shot on location in Dublin.

# dublin - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Over €1 million seized after significant CAB raids in Dublin and Wicklow

Seven people have been arrested for money laundering offences.

Missing teenage girl found safe and well

Tara McKay (14) had been missing from her home in Baldoyle, Dublin 13.

# dublin - Monday 29 June, 2020

From The42 'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight Controversy

'Heartbroken' and 'disgusted' - Outrage among county minor teams after cancellations but no change in sight

Dublin and Waterford minor ladies football teams launch online petitions after competitions impacted.

Kinahan crime gang has 'wreaked havoc' on local communities, senior garda says following triple convictions

Today three men were jailed for taking part in a Kinahan cartel plan to kill a Hutch family member.

Man (20s) arrested after woman (50s) injured in shooting incident in Ballymun

Gardaí responded to reports of shots being fired at a house in Shangan Park yesterday afternoon.

# dublin - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Man (53) jailed for 11 years for false imprisonment of mother and her young daughter in their home

The man and two others used cable ties to tie up the woman and her 8-year-old daughter and then ransack the house.

Man who cut the eye of a 'vulnerable person' with a knife in attempted robbery jailed for five years

The accused in this case has 21 previous convictions, including convictions for robbery and assault causing harm.

'I was dodging a bullet a bit': Luke Kelly sculptor not surprised by double vandalisation

This is the sixth time Vera Klute’s Luke Kelly statue on Dublin’s Northside has been vandalised.

# dublin - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

25-year-old man charged with stabbing parents remanded in custody pending bail application

Conor Dreelan appeared via video-link at Cloverhill District Court.

Gardaí locate missing 51-year-old 'safe and well'

Peter Geraty was last seen at his home in Lucan at 5am this morning.

Man (23) who allegedly wrote 'rat' in book of condolence for Garda Colm Horkan remanded in custody

The book had been left out at the counter in Blanchardstown garda station for the public to sign.

# dublin - Monday 22 June, 2020

Kieran Greene sentenced to life in prison for murder of Patricia O'Connor

Kieran Greene was found guilty in February by a Central Criminal Court jury.

13-year-old boy accused of torturing hedgehog in 'lengthy' attack

The boy appeared in court in Dublin accused of torturing the animal.

Teenager armed with screwdriver subjected woman to 'terrifying' ordeal

The man, who was 19-years-old at the time, pleaded guilty in court.

# dublin - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Woman (57) dies after being attacked with sword in Blanchardstown, Dublin

A 60-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice at The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock to be lifted

The notice was issued following a storm water overflow at the pumping station.

# dublin - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Firefighters and gardaí at scene of car on fire at Carrickmines Retail Park

Gardaí have confirmed that no injuries have been reported.

Two men arrested following late evening armed robbery at service station in Dublin

The Garda Dog Unit and Air Support Unit were deployed during searches following the robbery.

# dublin - Friday 19 June, 2020

From The42 All-Ireland ladies football championship to be played off over 7 weekends and start with group stages Round Robin

All-Ireland ladies football championship to be played off over 7 weekends and start with group stages

The draws will take place next Tuesday evening.

# dublin - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Youth arrested as gardaí and Bank of Ireland warn of text message 'smishing' scam

A number of reports have been received by gardaí in relation to this scam.

Barman shot during fundraiser for wives of IRA prisoners at Dublin's Sunset House

Liverpool native David Hunter (41) is accused of the murder of Michael Barr.

72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice issued for The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock

Testing is taking place tomorrow and the results of the laboratory analysis will be available on Saturday.

# dublin - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Woman previously missing from Dublin located safe and well

Margaret Chawke has been located by gardaí.

# dublin - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Man charged after another man is stabbed in Swords

The victim was taken to Beaumont Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

'It's normal people before Normal People': Celebrate Bloomsday with a mammoth Ulysses broadcast

RTÉ will be broadcasting a 30-hour-long production of Ulysses to mark a socially distanced Bloomsday.