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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# o'connell st

This year
# the spire
20 years on, does anybody actually like The Spire? As it turns out, yes
Wait. Is The Spire good?
Opinion: Refurbished Clerys clock unveiled above a Dublin struggling to maintain its identity
The Clerys Archive is a reminder of Dublin’s strange balancing act.
All time
# Protest
RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street
O’Connell Street has now returned to normal.
# Quartered
Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter
They say it will help in rejuvenation.
# Dublin
Man stabbed during afternoon street argument
His injuries are not said to be serious.
# covert gardaí
Four days on O'Connell St: Drug dealing, warnings and 304 garda searches
Gardaí have launched a new initiative that involves uniformed and plainclothes gardaí.
# Your Say
Poll: Should O'Connell St be 'locked down' for Lockout commemorations?
A commemoration is planned for 31 August, but a business group wants it to not include a ‘lock down’ of O’Connell St.
# Dublin
Property tax protesters chain themselves to chairs, radiator in Revenue office
There are 25 – 30 protestors occupying the office, and are liaising with the gardaí.
# Dublin
Dublin: Collision on O'Connell St, traffic diverted
Gardaí and emergency services are currently on the scene.
# Protest
Guineys and Clerys staff hold protest over store closures
They staff said they “feel utterly betrayed” after Guineys and a number of Clerys stores went into liquidation.
# occupy
Occupy Dame Street forces closure of Bank of Ireland branch
Members of the Occupy movement entered the branch during the lunchtime rush, forcing the branch to close early.
# Going Viral
YouTube Top 10: because flying rats are no laughing matter
This week also features a number of pretty spectacular goals, in addition to a French invasion of O’Connell St.
# street style
Mods, rockers, ravers and skinheads: Dublin’s street style captured on film
A new book gives a fascinating insight into the evolution of Dublin street style over the years – from mods to rockers, teddy boys to ravers, they’re all captured on photo here.