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# locals - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'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.

# locals - Monday 5 August, 2019

'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.

# locals - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'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.

# locals - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

After a decade of promises, work finally begins on O'Devaney Gardens regeneration

The first phase of the development will deliver 56 homes.

# locals - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'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.

# locals - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'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.

# locals - Saturday 26 August, 2017

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?

# locals - Thursday 20 July, 2017

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.

# locals - Friday 13 November, 2015

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?

# locals - Thursday 15 October, 2015

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.

# locals - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

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.

# locals - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Shell's Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests

Tests at the plant are expected to continue until early next year.

# locals - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Two arrested during protest against Kilkenny bridge

Protesters have been maintaining a 24-hour presence at the construction site.

# locals - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

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.

# locals - Monday 26 May, 2014

The final stretch: Fewer than 40 council seats still to be filled

Counting is due to resume in most areas at 10am this morning.

# locals - Saturday 24 May, 2014

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.

# locals - Monday 5 May, 2014

What does a county councillor actually do?

They do a lot of work, walking and, no, they can’t repeal the water charges.

# locals - Thursday 13 March, 2014

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.

# locals - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

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.

# locals - Sunday 2 February, 2014

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.

# locals - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# locals - Friday 22 March, 2013

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.

# locals - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Lead singer of The Stunning slams Arthur's Day 'smugness' Arthur's Day

Lead singer of The Stunning slams Arthur's Day 'smugness'

Steve Wall is lashing out at the failure to promote Irish artists.

# locals - Friday 15 June, 2012

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.

# locals - Friday 30 March, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…