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#O'Connell Street

# 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.

# oconnell-street - Monday 21 March, 2016

In pics: Penneys unveils refurbished O'Connell Street store Penneys Best This post contains images

In pics: Penneys unveils refurbished O'Connell Street store

The work began last September.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 12 March, 2016

The long road to the Spire: Here's why it took 37 years to replace Nelson's Pillar

A mooted ‘Millennium Arch’ fell by the wayside, and there were many other proposals along the way.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Young Dublin woman found safe and well

22-year-old Eimear Duffy was reported missing earlier this week.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today

The organisers of the protests claim that 20,000 people took part in the demonstration earlier in Dublin.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Dublin kid was hilariously straightforward with their Christmas wish Tis The Season

This Dublin kid was hilariously straightforward with their Christmas wish

We are all Chloe. Chloe is all of us.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Pictures: the O'Connell Street Christmas lights are now officially on in Dublin

With just one day left in November, festive fever is here to stay.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

"It's November. Would you ever go home?": Santa and some Irish models kicked off Christmas today

A slightly frazzled looking polar bear also lent a hand.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Woman injured after truck rolls over her foot on O'Connell Street

It is believed the woman suffered a broken ankle in the incident.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Is it time we give up on Dublin's O'Connell Street?

Instead of wading into the sea to demand the oncoming tide go back, we might stop a minute and wonder why O’Connell Street is going through a seeming relentless process of regression, writes Aaron Mckenna.

# oconnell-street - Monday 21 September, 2015

From The42 Here are the details of the All-Ireland champions' parade on O'Connell St tonight Fyi

Here are the details of the All-Ireland champions' parade on O'Connell St tonight

Side streets in the vicinity will closed from 6pm this evening.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 12 September, 2015

How Limerick re-invented its city centre in a matter of weeks

Free public Wi-Fi, street furniture and an array of colourful art pieces have sparked life into the city’s retail district.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This new Dublin café is every chocoholic's dream come true Treat Yo Self

This new Dublin café is every chocoholic's dream come true

Design your own chocolate bar. Because you’re worth it.

# oconnell-street - Monday 10 August, 2015

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres

The Irish Parking Association said the restrictions could result in a 24% fall off in shopping and entertainment revenue.

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