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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# freedom of dublin

This year
Greta Thunberg and Duncan Stewart due to receive Freedom of Dublin next week
Dublin City Councillors approved the nominations at a monthly meeting yesterday.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Freedom of Dublin
Thunberg has been nominated alongside Eco Eye’s Duncan Stewart for their environmental campaigning.
Last year
Kellie Harrington, Ailbhe Smyth, and Professor Mary Aiken receive Freedom of Dublin
The three women are receiving the award this evening.
All time
Freedom of Dublin sought for Kellie Harrington ahead of her homecoming
The gold medal-winning boxer is due to arrive home tomorrow.
Poll: Should Bob Geldof get back his Freedom of Dublin award?
Geldof handed back the award last month, urging councillors to strip the honour from Aung San Suu Kyi.
Bob Geldof says he would accept Freedom of Dublin if it was reinstated
The paperwork and files from the Band Aid Trust is being transferred to the National Library of Ireland where it will be catalogued and exhibited.
Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin
Councillors voted in favour of the motion at a council meeting tonight.
U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi
Councillors are looking at how to remove the award from her.
He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?
Geldof wants the honour to be taken off Aung San Suu Kyi.
Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?
Geldof said he’s returning the honour in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back
She was awarded the Freedom of Dublin in 2000, but only received it in 2012 as she was under house arrest at the time.
Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin
Fr Joseph Mallin was just two years old when his father was killed by firing squad in May 1916.
Keep an eye out ... These two men are officially allowed graze their sheep on Stephen's Green from today
John Giles and Brother Kevin Crowley join the likes of Brian O’Driscoll, The Edge and Aung San Suu Kyi in the city’s most exclusive club.
Calls for more women to be considered for the Freedom of Dublin
It has been 14 years since a woman received the honour.
A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago
Mandela noted the success the Irish soccer team in handwritten notes on a speech he gave at Dublin’s Mansion House in July 1990.
9 things Brian O'Driscoll can do* now he's got the Freedom of Dublin
The honour will be bestowed on the rugby legend from 2014 so we’ve drawn up a wishlist on his behalf. *Some are real!
Aung San Suu Kyi in Ireland: Full details of public event
The Burmese democracy icon will receive the Freedom of Dublin and be serenaded at public concert. Here’s the running order for the night.