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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Locals

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'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official
Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.
'Players Please': Locals highlight history of Dublin 8 factory as redevelopment looms
Plans for the Player Wills Factory in Dublin 8 include building 1,400 new apartments.
'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box
The stickers will be available at polling stations in the Dublin City Council electoral area.
After a decade of promises, work finally begins on O'Devaney Gardens regeneration
The first phase of the development will deliver 56 homes.
'If this goes ahead, we'll go out of business': Planning appeal for protected structures in Dublin 7
A company wants to convert the sites on Blessington Street into an aparthotel, but locals aren’t keen on the idea.
'We didn't realise it would be this bad': Cork locals protest against Apple's building works
Noise, dust and the size of the building itself has locals worried about Apple’s latest development.
How one of Ireland's tourist hotspots manages its influx of visitors every year
While there have been anti-tourism protests across Europe, it’s business as usual in Ireland – but why?
Man arrested and released over alleged sexual assault was out on bail
An 18-year-old girl said she was sexually assaulted at a site near Pigeon House Road in the Ringsend.
C’mere ‘till I tell ya why Dublin is better than all the rest
Dublin wants to be the European City of Culture 2020. Why do you think it deserves it?
Elderly woman beaten up in her home puts house up for sale
Locals have expressed their sadness that Eva Sutton will not be returning to the home in which she spent most of her life.
Gardaí appeal after elderly woman (90) brutally assaulted in her Bray home
Eva Sutton was attacked in her home after two men kicked in her front door.
Shell's Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests
Tests at the plant are expected to continue until early next year.
Two arrested during protest against Kilkenny bridge
Protesters have been maintaining a 24-hour presence at the construction site.
New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks
TUV councillor Jolene Bunting apologised, explaining her teenage self meant ‘Republicans’ and not Catholics when she wrote the posts in 2011.
The final stretch: Fewer than 40 council seats still to be filled
Counting is due to resume in most areas at 10am this morning.
Oisín Quinn will remain Lord Mayor of Dublin even if he loses council seat
Tallies show Oisin Quinn in danger of losing his Dublin City Council seat at 6 per cent.
What does a county councillor actually do?
They do a lot of work, walking and, no, they can’t repeal the water charges.
Wind turbines height increase refused as it will impact on scenic Donegal
Donegal County Council said the turbines height would impact in a negative way on Kinnagoe Bay.
Over 30 syringes found in a boarded up council house
Sinn Fein Councillor John Brady said it is not an isolated incident and that boarded up houses are becoming drug dens in towns across the country.
Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women
From the candidacy selections so far, Fianna Fáil is the worst when it comes to having women stand for office in the local elections this year.
Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas
A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.
Lead singer of The Stunning slams Arthur's Day 'smugness'
Steve Wall is lashing out at the failure to promote Irish artists.
Locals in Meath told to keep windows closed and stay indoors following Panda blaze
Fire at the recycling plant is continuing to burn, but is controlled.