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#Grafton Street

# grafton-street - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Man says he threw chair in McDonald's because he got 'bad vibe' from another customer
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Man says he threw chair in McDonald's because he got 'bad vibe' from another customer

Dec 15th 2016, 7:48 PM 17,254 Views 49 Comments

James Thornton said the man he was aiming to hit “looked like a little faggot”.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Grafton Street is the 13th most expensive main street to rent on in the world
# Main Street
# Main Street

Grafton Street is the 13th most expensive main street to rent on in the world

Nov 16th 2016, 7:40 AM 14,044 Views 23 Comments

The cost per square metre per year is now €3,327.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

A provisional liquidator has been appointed to American Apparel's Grafton Street store
# Wound Up
# Wound Up

A provisional liquidator has been appointed to American Apparel's Grafton Street store

Nov 9th 2016, 4:13 PM 15,870 Views 12 Comments

Similar bankruptcy and restructuring actions have been taken in the various jurisdictions where the group operates in.

# grafton-street - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Pharmacist saves life of 17-year-old girl with epi-pen on Dublin street
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Pharmacist saves life of 17-year-old girl with epi-pen on Dublin street

Oct 6th 2016, 6:45 PM 68,647 Views 36 Comments

The young woman had gone into anaphylactic shock related to a severe nut allergy.

# grafton-street - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Dunnes Stores sent warning letter from Dublin City Council over gates outside Grafton Street store
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Dunnes Stores sent warning letter from Dublin City Council over gates outside Grafton Street store

Sep 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 39,012 Views 45 Comments

A homeless action group previously used the area in front of the store to set up a food stall.

# grafton-street - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Dozens of homeless people will share pizza with the public on Grafton Street this evening
# Pizza Sunday Club
# Pizza Sunday Club

Dozens of homeless people will share pizza with the public on Grafton Street this evening

Sep 11th 2016, 7:00 AM 16,238 Views 11 Comments

The get-together is planned for 8.30pm. “We want to break down the social barriers between the homeless and the rest of the public,” says organiser Cormac Noonan.

# grafton-street - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Signs of the Times: The lives of the sign holders on Grafton Street
# Human Billboards
# Human Billboards

Signs of the Times: The lives of the sign holders on Grafton Street

Jul 10th 2016, 9:00 PM 40,037 Views 36 Comments

A new documentary examines the lives of three ‘human billboards’

# grafton-street - Thursday 10 March, 2016

14 decadent food porn pics for Gino's Gelato lovers
# Cut The Crepe
From The Daily Edge
# Cut The Crepe

14 decadent food porn pics for Gino's Gelato lovers

Mar 10th 2016, 9:31 AM 5,969 Views 1 Comment

Gino’s Gelato: Dublin, Wicklow, Galway, our hearts.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Is Victoria's Secret about to replace BT2 on Grafton Street?
# It's A Secret
# It's A Secret

Is Victoria's Secret about to replace BT2 on Grafton Street?

Feb 17th 2016, 7:37 PM 33,308 Views 39 Comments

Currently BT2 occupies a prime location on the south Dublin shopping street.

# grafton-street - Thursday 21 January, 2016

You could be able to get a pint in Brown Thomas on Grafton Street soon
# BTs
From The Daily Edge
# BTs

You could be able to get a pint in Brown Thomas on Grafton Street soon

Jan 21st 2016, 5:06 PM 3,509 Views 1 Comment

The future of shopping is here.

Brown Thomas could be getting a full pub license
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Brown Thomas could be getting a full pub license

Jan 21st 2016, 4:48 PM 25,267 Views 34 Comments

The Grafton Street store is currently refurbishing its third floor restaurant.

# grafton-street - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Retailers expect bumper Christmas sales after early-morning queues
# The Sales
# The Sales

Retailers expect bumper Christmas sales after early-morning queues

Dec 26th 2015, 12:29 PM 41,405 Views 71 Comments

Mad Ted.

# grafton-street - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Photos: Gardaí respond to rolling protests at Grafton Street shops
# Occupy Brown Thomas
# Occupy Brown Thomas

Photos: Gardaí respond to rolling protests at Grafton Street shops

Dec 8th 2015, 6:22 PM 48,870 Views 168 Comments

Protesters entered Brown Thomas, and there were rolling road closures in the city before the action ended.

# grafton-street - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A Dublin man proposed to his girlfriend with a big flash mob on Grafton Street
# Marry You
From The Daily Edge
# Marry You

A Dublin man proposed to his girlfriend with a big flash mob on Grafton Street

Oct 4th 2015, 3:32 PM 7,926 Views 6 Comments

Are Irish men becoming…romantic?

# grafton-street - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Gardaí shut down stall handing out food and clothes to homeless in Dublin
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Gardaí shut down stall handing out food and clothes to homeless in Dublin

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:20 AM 45,857 Views 195 Comments

Gardaí say March For The Homeless must secure the correct permits.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

11 daily inconveniences all Dubliners must face
# Street Juice
From The Daily Edge
# Street Juice

11 daily inconveniences all Dubliners must face

Sep 2nd 2015, 1:06 PM 9,980 Views 8 Comments

Where is the south side Penneys? Where is it?

# grafton-street - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

One of Dublin's prime retail spots is being put on the market for a cool €16 mil
# Highly Symbolic
# Highly Symbolic

One of Dublin's prime retail spots is being put on the market for a cool €16 mil

May 27th 2015, 9:36 AM 26,229 Views 21 Comments

The location is pretty symbolic. Grafton Street returned to full occupancy, post-recession, when Life Style Sports moved in last year.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Selfies, beards and tears: Gerry Adams was like a pop star on Grafton Street this lunchtime
# On The Canvass
# On The Canvass

Selfies, beards and tears: Gerry Adams was like a pop star on Grafton Street this lunchtime

May 13th 2015, 2:56 PM 23,333 Views 256 Comments

The Sinn Féin president found it difficult to canvass for a Yes vote today, such was the demand for selfies.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

It looks like Next are set to close their flagship Dublin store
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

It looks like Next are set to close their flagship Dublin store

Apr 15th 2015, 6:11 PM 35,382 Views 40 Comments

The chain have been present on south Dublin’s main shopping stretch for over 20 years.

# grafton-street - Friday 10 April, 2015

ANOTHER language school has shut, leaving 320 students out-of-pocket
# Number 13
# Number 13

ANOTHER language school has shut, leaving 320 students out-of-pocket

Apr 10th 2015, 5:44 PM 15,460 Views 25 Comments

It’s the 13th such school to shut since the start of last year.

# grafton-street - Friday 13 March, 2015

Areas of central Dublin are going to be ripped up...
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Areas of central Dublin are going to be ripped up...

Mar 13th 2015, 7:14 AM 36,152 Views 55 Comments

… and then put back down again (with new paving stones).

# grafton-street - Monday 9 March, 2015

Are you a 'handsome bearded customer'? This woman is looking for you
# Missed Connection
# Missed Connection

Are you a 'handsome bearded customer'? This woman is looking for you

Mar 9th 2015, 2:39 PM 34,029 Views 49 Comments

Did your Valentine’s Day include banter and flower buying?

# grafton-street - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Shoppers are spending more on Henry Street than Grafton Street
# Big Spenders
# Big Spenders

Shoppers are spending more on Henry Street than Grafton Street

Feb 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 21,081 Views 34 Comments

The consumer spending habits are under the microscope.

# grafton-street - Thursday 8 January, 2015

A Dublin City Council van was clamped on Grafton Street today
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

A Dublin City Council van was clamped on Grafton Street today

Jan 8th 2015, 4:54 PM 32,212 Views 53 Comments

Whoops.

# grafton-street - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's
# Boom Time Rents
# Boom Time Rents

SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's

Jan 6th 2015, 5:28 PM 10,315 Views 32 Comments

The Café had a decision ruling for a reduction in their rent overturned last year.

140 staff let go as iconic Bewley's café in Dublin closes for six months
# Rent
# Rent

140 staff let go as iconic Bewley's café in Dublin closes for six months

Jan 6th 2015, 11:57 AM 30,525 Views 56 Comments

The cafe’s owners say it is currently significantly loss making.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

No Bono, but famous faces sing for hundreds at Christmas Eve busk on Grafton St
# No Place Like Home
# No Place Like Home

No Bono, but famous faces sing for hundreds at Christmas Eve busk on Grafton St

Dec 24th 2014, 7:17 PM 39,537 Views 44 Comments

Glen Hansard, The Coronas, Paddy Casey and Damien Rice all joined the fun.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Homeless Love/Hate Jesus raver sings with buskers on Grafton Street
# Tommy Kd
From The Daily Edge
# Tommy Kd

Homeless Love/Hate Jesus raver sings with buskers on Grafton Street

Dec 10th 2014, 8:29 AM 1,578 Views 2 Comments

Talent on the streets of Dublin.

# grafton-street - Monday 8 December, 2014

Irish shoppers encouraged to 'buy Irish' to give businesses Christmas boost
# Get Em' Spending
# Get Em' Spending

Irish shoppers encouraged to 'buy Irish' to give businesses Christmas boost

Dec 8th 2014, 9:29 AM 4,760 Views 53 Comments

Small businesses are hoping that the start of the shopping season will bring a boost.

# grafton-street - Friday 5 December, 2014

Enda Kenny was on the streets talking to homeless people last night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Enda Kenny was on the streets talking to homeless people last night

Dec 5th 2014, 11:27 AM 18,992 Views 308 Comments

“He had his woolly hat on and his jacket on and his scarf and he walked around and he fed people.”

# grafton-street - Thursday 13 November, 2014

It's officially Christmas time... the lights in Cork and Dublin got switched on
# Christmas Countdown
# Christmas Countdown

It's officially Christmas time... the lights in Cork and Dublin got switched on

Nov 13th 2014, 8:04 PM 15,753 Views 22 Comments

Is that Christmas cheer in the air…

# grafton-street - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Dublin Fire Brigade called to BT2 after reports of smoke coming from the roof
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Dublin Fire Brigade called to BT2 after reports of smoke coming from the roof

Nov 4th 2014, 3:21 PM 10,161 Views 13 Comments

Four units of the fire brigade attended the scene this afternoon.

# grafton-street - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here's your 'This is why we can't have nice things' pic of the day
# Photobomb
From The Daily Edge
# Photobomb

Here's your 'This is why we can't have nice things' pic of the day

Oct 12th 2014, 9:05 AM 7,556 Views 10 Comments

Reader Fergal Griffin attempted to capture a romantic moment in Dublin yesterday. Attempted.

# grafton-street - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

There's a guy leading a group of tourists up Grafton Street with a Union Jack
# False Flag Op
From The Daily Edge
# False Flag Op

There's a guy leading a group of tourists up Grafton Street with a Union Jack

Oct 7th 2014, 11:36 AM 7,418 Views 22 Comments

Trolling level: Boss.

# grafton-street - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Sinead O'Connor gave a Dublin busker €140 so he could visit his girlfriend
# Random Act Of Kindness
From The Daily Edge
# Random Act Of Kindness

Sinead O'Connor gave a Dublin busker €140 so he could visit his girlfriend

Sep 18th 2014, 11:48 AM 4,112 Views 2 Comments

Did somebody say ‘national treasure’?

# grafton-street - Monday 28 April, 2014

Molly Malone is on the move...
# Dublin's Fair City
# Dublin's Fair City

Molly Malone is on the move...

Apr 28th 2014, 11:07 AM 20,426 Views 25 Comments

But first she’s taking a short break to get spruced up.

# grafton-street - Saturday 19 April, 2014

HMV has reopened on Grafton Street... and here was the queue this morning
# HMV
From The Daily Edge
# HMV

HMV has reopened on Grafton Street... and here was the queue this morning

Apr 19th 2014, 11:44 AM 4,382 Views 3 Comments

The store is in a different location.

# grafton-street - Thursday 26 December, 2013

PICS: Queues for Brown Thomas go all the way around the corner in Dublin and Cork
# St Stephen's Day
# St Stephen's Day

PICS: Queues for Brown Thomas go all the way around the corner in Dublin and Cork

Dec 26th 2013, 2:24 PM 68,294 Views 134 Comments

It’s like something out of the Celtic Tiger…

# grafton-street - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Timelapse captures the hustle and bustle of Grafton Street at Christmas
# Dublin
# Dublin

Timelapse captures the hustle and bustle of Grafton Street at Christmas

Dec 11th 2013, 6:49 PM 20,826 Views 20 Comments

Photographer Gareth Byrne created the video by taking a photograph every two minutes from his office above the street.

# grafton-street - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Car-free zones in Dublin city centre could include Henry Street area
# Street Markets
# Street Markets

Car-free zones in Dublin city centre could include Henry Street area

Nov 27th 2013, 1:08 PM 10,295 Views 30 Comments

It’s part of a proposal by the Lord Mayor to temporarily pedestrianise some streets in the city centre one Sunday a month.