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# grangegorman - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Another Dublin construction site has closed due to a case of Covid-19

The latest site is the East Quad site in Grangegorman.

# grangegorman - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'Everyone advised us to be subtle. We ignored them': The unlikely rise of The Barbers Bar

Want a pint and a haircut? That’s fine. Just a pint? That’s fine too.

# grangegorman - Friday 21 September, 2018

Here's the latest on house prices in Grangegorman in 2018

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Your guide to Grangegorman: Historic area centred on an impressive new campus

An old area that is coming to life (again).

# grangegorman - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

The short history of squatting in Dublin: Rejecting consumerism and being 'a bit punk'

Fiachradh McDermott examines the first squat in Arran Quay through to Grangegorman.

# grangegorman - Monday 24 October, 2016

Serial killer Mark Nash loses appeal for damages

His lawyers claimed his human rights were breached by a delay in prosecuting him for the Grangegorman murders in 1997.

# grangegorman - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

“This makes us homeless" - Tough choices lie ahead for squatters in abandoned Dublin prison

Squatters at the Debtors’ Prison could face a real jail over disobeying a court order to leave the premises.

# grangegorman - Friday 1 July, 2016

Serial killer Mark Nash seeks Supreme Court damages over alleged delay in his own prosecution

Nash is currently serving a life sentence for the murders of two women in Grangegorman, Dublin, in 1997

# grangegorman - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Grangegorman squatters have no intention of moving...

A High Court order has been passed for the arrest of those who remain, but they intend to appeal.

# grangegorman - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Squatters have another week in the derelict Grangegorman complex

The group occupying the site say they have come to a loose agreement with receivers to let them stay another week while they try to come up with a solution.

# grangegorman - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Pictured: Mark Nash - and the jacket that helped convict him - hours before brutal murders

Nash was sentenced to life in prison for the Grangegorman killings.

# grangegorman - Monday 20 April, 2015

Mark Nash sentenced to life for the brutal murder of two women at Grangegorman

The mutilated bodies of the two women were found in their sheltered accommodation nearly 20 years ago.

# grangegorman - Friday 27 March, 2015

There's a 'resistance party' in Grangegorman tonight after squatters are given six weeks to leave

The High Court has ordered them out before 4 May.

# grangegorman - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

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'Squatting makes sense': Take a look inside the Grangegorman complex

Squatters have defended their occupation of the site, saying it provides a home for many young people and services for the community.

# grangegorman - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Grangegorman squatters welcome "victory" as they resist eviction

They said they are prepared to resist again if security attempt to occupy it.

# grangegorman - Monday 23 March, 2015

Dublin squatters remain at property after day-long standoff

Residents say about 30 people live at the abandoned property.

# grangegorman - Monday 8 September, 2014

DIT's new Grangegorman campus opens its doors to 1,000 students this morning

The campus, in Dublin’s north inner city, will eventually be the academic home to 20,000 students.

# grangegorman - Monday 3 March, 2014

New DIT campus will 'radically change the face of Dublin's north inner city'

Speaking today after visiting the site, junior minister Paschal Donohoe said the development would bring employment into the area and boost the local economy with the custom of 10,000 students.

# grangegorman - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Dublin Fire Brigade vehicle was on 20-minute delay to respond to emergency calls

A ‘ladder engine’ based in Tara Street was kept on alert while it was being serviced, meaning it couldn’t respond to call-outs immediately.

# grangegorman - Monday 10 June, 2013

Proposal to place petrol station next to school rejected by Dublin City Council

Parents and children from Gaelscoil Cholmcille protested outside Dublin City Council over the plan, which was proposed as part of the extension of Dublin’s Luas line.

# grangegorman - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Reilly gets stuck in lift at opening of mental health facility Health Minister This post contains images

Reilly gets stuck in lift at opening of mental health facility

The Health Minister was stuck in the lift with staff, press photographers and Minister Kathleen Lynch for at least 10 minutes earlier today.

# grangegorman - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now

If the economic downturn has taught us anything, it is the importance of exposing systemic wrong doing, writes Louise Bayliss.

# grangegorman - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Grangegorman whistleblower out of work as Irish Advocacy Network hit by funding shortage

Louise Bayliss was “shocked” to hear that the Irish Advocacy Network had no jobs for its trainees but CEO Colette Nolan said funding has got so tight the group is looking for ways to keep the staff it already has.

# grangegorman - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package

Schools, healthcare and roads are also likely to benefit from measures being announced by the government later today.

# grangegorman - Monday 14 May, 2012

Approval granted for DIT's Grangegorman development

Project will bring together 20,000 students and staff and the dozens of different DIT colleges together on one campus.

# grangegorman - Monday 20 February, 2012

Draft legislation to protect whistleblowers to be published

The proposed legislation would extend protection to public and private sector workers seeking to expose wrongdoing.

# grangegorman - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Column: Whistleblowers are essential to our society – and I should know

Louise Bayliss was made redundant after publicising the treatment of mental health patients. Following her reinstatement, she argues Ireland has kept secrets for too long.

# grangegorman - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Grangegorman whistleblower Louise Bayliss reinstated by Irish Advocacy Network

Louise Bayliss, who publicised the plight of patients who were to be kept in a locked unit for Christmas, has got her job back.

# grangegorman - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

TDs raise concerns over Grangegorman whistleblower's dismissal

Louise Bayliss was dismissed from her job weeks after she highlighted the plight of patients at St Brendan’s Hospital over Christmas.