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#O'Connell Street

# oconnell-street - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after teenager 'seriously injured' on O'Connell Street

The 18-year-old was brought to The Mater Hospital and is being treated for his injuries, which are being described as “serious”.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 8 December, 2019

'I am worried about the cold - it kills me': A night on duty with a Dublin homeless charity spent an evening with an outreach team helping homeless people in the city centre.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Man receives serious head injuries after he was beaten by gang of men on Dublin's O'Connell Street

No arrests have been made to date but gardaí will now seek CCTV images to help them with their investigation.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO

Dublin City Council granted permission for the banners in June.

# oconnell-street - Friday 30 August, 2019

Businesswoman Deirdre Foley shared in multimillion payout from Clerys site sale

The famous department store was sold to Press Up.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street

The applications have been submitted to Dublin City Council by the National Transport Authority.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Traffic delays in Dublin expected after Parnell Street incident

Motorists are advised to expect delays on approach.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Man (28) charged in connection with fatal O'Connell Street stabbing

The stabbing happened on O’Connell Street at around 1.40am on Tuesday morning.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

O'Connell Street stabbing victim identified as 39-year-old from Kilkenny

Gardaí have launched a murder inquiry following the incident.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Garda on duty witnessed fatal stabbing incident on O'Connell Street

O’Connell Street has been closed off and traffic diverted following last night’s incident.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Ministers condemn march by republican group in Dublin as 'sickening' and 'disturbing'

The group was criticised for marching down O’Connell Street on Saturday.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'A disgusting attempt at intimidation': Republican group criticised for O'Connell Street march after Lyra McKee killing

The march comes less than 48 hours after the 29-year-old journalist was killed in Derry.

# oconnell-street - Friday 19 April, 2019

'This is an emergency': Extinction Rebellion comes to Dublin as sit-down protest blocks O'Connell Street

The movement was formed late last year and has grown rapidly.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

One arrested after large crowd gathers around two men fighting on Dublin's O'Connell Street

Footage from the scene shows two men throwing punches in front of a large crowd of onlookers.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 6 January, 2019

After 30 years, the tiny doughnut kiosk on Dublin's O'Connell Street is still going strong

The family-run business is facing stiff competition.

# oconnell-street - Friday 30 November, 2018

The Christmas window displays are back at the Clerys building - take a look Switched On This post contains videos

The Christmas window displays are back at the Clerys building - take a look

The windows look back at various decades throughout the history of Clerys, from the 1850s to the 1980s.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 4 October, 2018

European investment group to acquire Clerys building in deal reportedly worth over €60m

The building was once home to one of the capital’s most iconic department stores.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'Marriage, love, sex': A new documentary meets those who met under Clerys clock

Under the Clock features couples whose romance began on O’Connell Street.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction

Hundreds gathered to protest the eviction of a group from a vacant property in North Fredrick Street.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'O'Connell Street should be a place people want to get to rather than get through'

Clerys’ shutters came down for the final time on 12 June 2015 – and today a memorial was held for the store.

# oconnell-street - Monday 16 April, 2018

Pharmacist praised for saving 17-year-old tourist who suffered anaphylactic shock

The teenager and his mother were on O’Connell Street in Dublin when the teenager suffered from a severe allergy reaction.

# oconnell-street - Friday 19 January, 2018

Teenager jailed for glass attack that left magician blind in one eye

The incident happened on O’Connell Street on 9 September 2016.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'We're just trying to do as much as we can': The volunteers handing out food and giving haircuts at the GPO every Friday

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups set up to provide their services.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 19 November, 2017

PHOTOS: Arthur Fields captured Dublin life for five decades

An archive of almost 6,000 photographs has been crowdsourced from across Ireland.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Man taken to hospital after electrocution at Eason in Limerick city

The man was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Complaints over high-pitched mosquito alarm on O'Connell Street

DCC has received complaints around the noise which comes from an office building.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Missing Meath man found safe and well

The man had last been seen on Ormond Quay in Dublin yesterday morning.

# oconnell-street - Monday 14 August, 2017

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays

Cars will also be banned from turning right onto O’Connell Bridge from Bachelors Walk.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Appeal for whereabouts of 16-year-old who's been missing since last week

Quang Hong Vu, who’s originally from Vietnam, was last seen on O’Connell Street in Dublin.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Man injured after being struck by Luas

The condition of the injured person is not yet known.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

There are some major Luas traffic disruptions coming (but they'll be the final ones before it starts running)

Luas Cross City will start carrying passengers in December.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'Lethal', 'insane' - cyclists have their say on what it's like dealing with the Luas expansion works

Many people have complained to Transport Infrastructure Ireland regarding the sometimes-hazardous nature of cycling near Luas works.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Easons on Dublin's O'Connell Street evacuated after 'hoax' bomb scare

The shop was evacuated at 5pm this evening.

# oconnell-street - Monday 17 April, 2017

Man stabbed close to O'Connell Street in Dublin city centre

The man, aged in his 50s, was rushed to hospital.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Clerys workers are going to get a settlement, almost two years after the department store shut down

The full details of the settlement are confidential.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Dublin was showing all the signs of an epic hangover first thing this morning...

But the city is cleaning up well. There’s little sign of the carnage normally associated with the post-Paddy’s Day cleanup this morning.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Whatever happened to... A billion-euro 'park in the sky' on O'Connell Street?

Developer Joe O’Reilly had grand plans to revitalise Dublin’s main street.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Travel around Dublin city centre? More traffic changes for Luas works

The right turn from O’Connell Street to Cathal Brugha Street will close permanently.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 7 August, 2016

After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format

A Lego model of ‘the Pillar’ is on display in the GPO as part of a recreation of the post office during the 1916 Rising.

# oconnell-street - Friday 22 July, 2016

"We're not going anywhere" - Demonstration held in support of homeless families on O'Connell Street

A demonstration in planned in support of the families this afternoon.

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