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#Merrion Square

# merrion-square - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'
# Protest Camp
# Protest Camp

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

Nov 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,163 Views 18 Comments

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

# merrion-square - Friday 27 September, 2019

1,000 free tickets to be released for joint reception for Dublin's All-Ireland champions
# The Homecoming
From The42
# The Homecoming

1,000 free tickets to be released for joint reception for Dublin's All-Ireland champions

Sep 27th 2019, 4:30 PM 14,921 Views 15 Comments

Merrion Square hosts Sunday’s homecoming celebration.

# merrion-square - Monday 23 September, 2019

Free tickets available as Merrion Square hosts reception for Dublin's All-Ireland champions
# Up The Dubs
From The42
# Up The Dubs

Free tickets available as Merrion Square hosts reception for Dublin's All-Ireland champions

Sep 23rd 2019, 11:59 AM 5,518 Views 11 Comments

There will be live performances from from Keywest, Eoin Thomas and The Rising Sons this weekend.

# merrion-square - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Concerns over possible inclusion of Scientology office in future Heritage Week programmes
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

Concerns over possible inclusion of Scientology office in future Heritage Week programmes

Aug 24th 2019, 9:30 AM 19,015 Views 58 Comments

The organisation’s Dublin office was included in the Heritage Week programme.

# merrion-square - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Questions asked over Heritage Week tours of Church of Scientology's Dublin office
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

Questions asked over Heritage Week tours of Church of Scientology's Dublin office

Aug 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 25,103 Views 50 Comments

Critics have questioned the decision to include the Scientology office on the Heritage Week programme

# merrion-square - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name
# Double Take
# Double Take

Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name

Nov 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 2,619 Views 0 Comments

Take a seat and remember Ireland’s favourite fictional priest.

# merrion-square - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Take note - road closures are in place across Dublin ahead of tomorrow's city marathon
# Driving Isn't A Runner
# Driving Isn't A Runner

Take note - road closures are in place across Dublin ahead of tomorrow's city marathon

Oct 28th 2017, 9:00 PM 24,566 Views 14 Comments

The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon will be running across the capital from 8.55am tomorrow.

# merrion-square - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Unite hits out at RTÉ coverage, says building was offered for homeless accommodation
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

Unite hits out at RTÉ coverage, says building was offered for homeless accommodation

Jan 17th 2017, 6:15 PM 17,889 Views 112 Comments

Focus Ireland rejected the building as it was unsuitable and because “the offer was for three years or less”.

# merrion-square - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Enda Kenny sat on a bench with a homeless man for 20 minutes this weekend
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Enda Kenny sat on a bench with a homeless man for 20 minutes this weekend

Oct 18th 2015, 1:29 PM 32,633 Views 218 Comments

He told the story during the Fine Gael presidential dinner yesterday evening.

# merrion-square - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'
Live Dec 10th 2014, 11:07 PM

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'

# merrion-square - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From 'The Floozie' to Father Ted: Dublin's park sculptures in 10 fascinating facts
# Parklife
# Parklife

From 'The Floozie' to Father Ted: Dublin's park sculptures in 10 fascinating facts

Apr 13th 2014, 10:30 AM 28,572 Views 21 Comments

Did the statue to ‘yer man in Fairview ever get his head glued back on? Where is ‘Floozie in the Jacuzzi’ these days?… And what on Earth is ‘Nightmare on Duck Street’?

# merrion-square - Saturday 22 March, 2014

TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House
# Parking
# Parking

TDs and Senators warned to stay off the grass at Leinster House

Mar 22nd 2014, 10:45 AM 8,155 Views 30 Comments

A shortage of parking spaces outside the front and back of Leinster House has left some resorting to leaving their cars parked on the grass at the back of the complex.

# merrion-square - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

Mar 12th 2014, 8:58 AM 6,174 Views 6 Comments

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

# merrion-square - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Pictures: Crowds take to the streets for pro-choice march
# Pro-Choice
# Pro-Choice

Pictures: Crowds take to the streets for pro-choice march

Sep 28th 2013, 7:36 PM 12,965 Views 575 Comments

The march, organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign, was held to call for free and safe legal abortion for women in Ireland — coinciding with a global ‘day of action’.

# merrion-square - Monday 23 September, 2013

35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming
# Street Party
From The42
# Street Party

35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:45 PM 16,599 Views 32 Comments

Eoghan O’Gara and Paddy Andrews danced up a storm and Kevin McMenamon treated the Dubs faithful to a song.

# merrion-square - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Pictures: Irish acrobatic duo take Street Performance world title
# Street Performance
# Street Performance

Pictures: Irish acrobatic duo take Street Performance world title

Jul 21st 2013, 8:10 PM 17,569 Views 25 Comments

Almost 90,000 spectators enjoyed the turns, twists and throws as the Laya Healthcare Street Performance World Championships visited Cork this weekend.

# merrion-square - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Company sets-up safety deposit vault as burglaries rise and people fear banks
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Company sets-up safety deposit vault as burglaries rise and people fear banks

Jul 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 11,422 Views 30 Comments

The company plan on hiring up to 20 people directly in the Dublin company.

# merrion-square - Friday 24 May, 2013

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA
# Funding Appeal
# Funding Appeal

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA

May 24th 2013, 1:12 PM 6,984 Views 7 Comments

The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.

# merrion-square - Thursday 24 January, 2013

National Gallery of Ireland to undergo biggest refurbishment since 1864
# All Change
# All Change

National Gallery of Ireland to undergo biggest refurbishment since 1864

Jan 24th 2013, 3:01 PM 7,203 Views 25 Comments

Around 300 jobs will be created during the refurbishment of the National Gallery on Dublin’s Merrion Square.

# merrion-square - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Pics: Thousands attend pro-life vigil in Dublin
# Vigil For Life
# Vigil For Life

Pics: Thousands attend pro-life vigil in Dublin

Jan 19th 2013, 6:47 PM 21,356 Views 553 Comments

Gardaí say that around 25,000 people attended a pro-life demonstration in Dublin’s city centre today.

# merrion-square - Monday 29 October, 2012

Dublin City Marathon: Ndungu takes second consecutive win
# Staying Power
From The42
# Staying Power

Dublin City Marathon: Ndungu takes second consecutive win

Oct 29th 2012, 1:20 PM 6,915 Views 4 Comments

The Kenyan was narrowly outside his own record, as was his compatriot Magdalene Mukunzi who won the women’s race.

# merrion-square - Saturday 29 September, 2012

PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march  in Dublin city centre
# Abortion
# Abortion

PHOTOS: 2,500 attend pro-choice march in Dublin city centre

Sep 29th 2012, 7:36 PM 17,912 Views 332 Comments

‘Several thousand’ people are believed to have taken part in the march which called on the government to change Ireland’s abortion laws.

# merrion-square - Sunday 9 September, 2012

9 things you (probably) didn't know about... Merrion Square
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

9 things you (probably) didn't know about... Merrion Square

Sep 9th 2012, 9:15 AM 42,154 Views 47 Comments

A new month-long festival aims to celebrate this historical part of the capital – but we’ve found out some things you may not have known about Merrion Square.

# merrion-square - Friday 13 July, 2012

Two men charged over Merrion Square assault
# Crime
# Crime

Two men charged over Merrion Square assault

Jul 13th 2012, 6:27 PM 9,613 Views 17 Comments

Two people were hospitalised for head injuries after the attack.

# merrion-square - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city
# Dublin Pride
# Dublin Pride

Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city

Jun 30th 2012, 7:45 AM 9,257 Views 89 Comments

More that 26,000 people are expected to flood the streets of Dublin for the annual event and party.

# merrion-square - Monday 19 September, 2011

Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home
# Blue Monday
From The42
# Blue Monday

Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home

Sep 19th 2011, 9:27 PM 3,869 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of people turned out in Merrion Square this evening to celebrate Dublin’s first All-Ireland in 16 years.

# merrion-square - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Here are the details for Dublin’s homecoming parade
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Here are the details for Dublin’s homecoming parade

Sep 18th 2011, 6:45 PM 5,672 Views 40 Comments

After a stunning victory over Kerry at Croke Park today, the capital will be a sea of blue tomorrow night as Sam arrives back after 16 years.

# merrion-square - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

No serious injuries after three-vehicle crash on Merrion Square
# Crash
# Crash

No serious injuries after three-vehicle crash on Merrion Square

May 11th 2011, 1:28 PM 2,828 Views 0 Comments

Extensive damage was caused when a coach rammed into two parked cars on Merrion Square in Dublin this morning.