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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Grafton Street

This year
# North Face
Grafton Street manager pleads for garda help as North Face suffers fourth attack since December
The North Face shop on Grafton Street suffered its fourth attack in the last three months.
# Courts
Men who stole kilos of chicken, beef and lamb from restaurant store room go free
One of the men climbed up a fire escape into the store room of a restaurant on Grafton Street, where he stole the meat products worth €2,000.
# Charged
Man remanded in custody over alleged theft from Hugo Boss store on Grafton Street
The man is accused of causing €51,000 worth of criminal damage to the retailer’s door and windows and the theft of property valued at €31,204.
# Dublin
Large amount of stock taken in burglary at Skechers on Grafton Street this morning
The burglary took place at approximately 9:15am this morning.
# Gardaí
Gardaí investigating after Hugo Boss shop on Grafton Street hit by burglars
Gardaí said they were probing criminal damage and burglary to the Dublin store.
Last year
# Grafton Street
Glen Hansard calls out division over housing as Christmas Eve charity busk returns
A Ukrainian carol, Fairytale Of New York and a medley of songs in a roaring finale marks the return of a very Dublin tradition.
# Grafton Street
Man arrested following armed robbery on Dublin's Grafton Street
The man was taken to Pearse Street Garda Station where he is currently detained.
# Grafton Street
Lego is opening its first Irish store in Dublin this summer
The store will open in a Grafton Street unit previously occupied by Top Man.
All time
# Witness appeal
Witness appeal after alleged attack following incident on Grafton Street
The incident occurred at about 4pm when a man, who was not wearing a mask inside the store, became abusive to staff working there.
Christmas lights in Dublin have been switched on
The button was pressed by a child at Temple Street Children’s Hospital this evening.
# grafton street protest
Man accused of launching firework at gardaí during Covid protest charged with endangerment
Jake Merriman is now accused of possessing glass bottles capable of causing serious injury, violent disorder, and endangering life.
# Grafton Street
Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests
The gathering breached public health restrictions and turned violent at times.
Officers identified the risk of violence at the event after monitoring online chatter in recent weeks.
23 people were arrested in total with a "major investigation" now underway.
# DublinTown
Dublin business group objects to Council's Christmas music plan saying it would create a 'cacophony' of 'sonic conflict'
The Council has proposed piloting a radio messaging and Christmas music programme in the Grafton Street area for six weeks starting in early December.
# Grafton Street
Christmas lights in Dublin have just been switched on
The lights on Grafton Street, Henry Street and Capel Street have been turned on.
# Grafton Street
Nine people charged following anti-lockdown protests in Dublin city centre
An investigation focused on the organisers of the protest is now underway.
# Coffee
Bewley's Grafton Street cafe to re-open tomorrow
The cafe announced the re-opening last month after it said it would close permanently in May.
# Dublin
Bewley's on Grafton Street set for re-opening next month
The iconic cafe announced in May that it was to permanently close.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the area around Dublin's Grafton Street be pedestrianised permanently?
Pedestrianisation trials are being carried out in the area this weekend.
# pedestrianisation
Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run
The pedestrianisation trials take place over four consecutive weekends starting today.
# pedestrianisation
Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre
Trials begin on 25 July and will run for 4 consecutive weekends.
# Phase Two
What does shopping look like in a pandemic? Here's what we learnt today
From queuing to face masks, the shopping experience looked very different today.
Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin'
Donal Fallon reflects on the end of an era, as Bewley’s cafe on Grafton street prepares to close its doors.
# Covid-19
Bewley's café on Grafton Street set to close with loss of over 100 jobs
The closure has been blamed on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
# Homelessness
Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers
Planning permission was granted after revised plans for the mesh security gate were lodged.
# An Bord Pleanála
'Mini Stonehenge': Utility boxes used to develop Luas don't need planning permission
The Dublin Civic Trust described the emergence of the boxes as “appalling.”
# Homelessness
Disney Store wants security gate at Grafton Street shop to prevent homeless sleepers
An application for installing the gates was lodged in October by The Disney Store Ltd.
# flower power
Real estate group apologises to Grafton Street flower sellers for 'clutter' remarks
The group said it has now withdrawn its submission.
# ceantar grafton
'There's no such thing as the Grafton Quarter': Councillors hit out at this year's Christmas lights
Attempts to re-name or re-brand parts of Dublin City have come in for criticism in recent years.
# Grafton Street
Appeal for witnesses to come forward after incident outside Dublin music venue
Gardaí have said that this incident has no connection to the Longitude Festival.
# yeezy
Brown Thomas cancels release of Kanye West runners due to 'health and safety concerns'
Hundreds of people had queued up to buy the shoes – some since the early hours of this morning.
# naked reloaded
Urban Decay are giving Irish fans chance to swap your old Naked palette for the brand new one
You’ve got to be quick though.
# tradition
Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night
A big crowd as in attendance for the annual event.
# Lights out
Iconic Dublin nightclub Lillie's Bordello to close in January
The Porterhouse Group says ‘exciting plans’ are afoot for the venue.
# chopped down
'It could jeopardise the brand': Salad chain Chopped faces closure of Grafton Street outlet
Both the council and national planning authority said the store is in breach of planning laws.
# Alcohol
Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit
The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.
# yule can't be serious
With 131 days to go, Brown Thomas has officially opened its Christmas shop in Dublin
Christmas trees and festive decorations will be on sale at the store until the end of the year
# Music Makers
The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am'
The scene on Dublin’s premium busking street can be competitive, one performer said.
# vicky's here
Here's your first look inside Dublin's swanky new Victoria's Secret store
Knickers! Bras! PINK!
# music marathon
17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday
All in aid of Dublin Simon Community.
# Mickey Bubbles
9 excellent photos from the time Michael Bublé turned on the Grafton Street Christmas lights
Remember that?