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#O'Connell Street

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Green Party plan for Moore St area wants O'Connell St 'rescued from neglect and takeaways'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Green Party plan for Moore St area wants O'Connell St 'rescued from neglect and takeaways'

Feb 17th 2021, 12:48 PM 20,854 Views 47 Comments

The party is launching its ‘Vision for Moore Street’ this afternoon.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 8 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 8th 2020, 9:25 AM 49,570 Views 31 Comments

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
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'I am worried about the cold - it kills me': A night on duty with a Dublin homeless charity

Dec 8th 2019, 10:00 PM 35,178 Views 51 Comments

TheJournal.ie 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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Nov 3rd 2019, 1:56 PM 66,245 Views 97 Comments

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
# Dublin

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

Sep 18th 2019, 8:31 PM 10,512 Views 15 Comments

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
# Clerys
# Clerys

Businesswoman Deirdre Foley shared in multimillion payout from Clerys site sale

Aug 30th 2019, 7:42 PM 27,009 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bus Shelters
# Bus Shelters

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

Jul 16th 2019, 8:14 AM 26,117 Views 75 Comments

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
# Collision
# Collision

Traffic delays in Dublin expected after Parnell Street incident

Jun 19th 2019, 5:48 PM 57,808 Views 8 Comments

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
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

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

Jun 13th 2019, 8:50 PM 18,204 Views 0 Comments

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
# Peter Donnelly
# Peter Donnelly

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

Jun 12th 2019, 7:37 AM 42,768 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jun 11th 2019, 1:15 PM 59,845 Views 0 Comments

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'
# O'Connell Street
# O'Connell Street

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

Apr 21st 2019, 2:02 PM 55,951 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Apr 20th 2019, 7:03 PM 198,524 Views 179 Comments

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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Apr 19th 2019, 3:41 PM 41,826 Views 166 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Feb 13th 2019, 9:54 PM 129,274 Views 81 Comments

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
# Rolling Donut
# Rolling Donut

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

Jan 6th 2019, 10:30 AM 42,572 Views 21 Comments

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
# Switched On

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

Nov 30th 2018, 4:06 PM 20,482 Views 10 Comments

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
# Under The Clock
# Under The Clock

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

Oct 4th 2018, 11:55 AM 12,707 Views 16 Comments

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
# Turn Back Time
# Turn Back Time

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

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 13,528 Views 6 Comments

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
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

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

Sep 12th 2018, 7:04 PM 46,351 Views 336 Comments

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'
# Glory Days
# Glory Days

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

Jun 12th 2018, 8:14 PM 20,835 Views 54 Comments

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
# O'Connell Street
# O'Connell Street

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

Apr 16th 2018, 6:05 AM 55,667 Views 28 Comments

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
# String Of Assaults
# String Of Assaults

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

Jan 19th 2018, 8:14 PM 25,615 Views 59 Comments

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
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

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

Dec 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,110 Views 14 Comments

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
# Man On The Bridge
# Man On The Bridge

PHOTOS: Arthur Fields captured Dublin life for five decades

Nov 19th 2017, 6:30 PM 39,381 Views 30 Comments

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
# O'Connell Street
# O'Connell Street

Man taken to hospital after electrocution at Eason in Limerick city

Nov 9th 2017, 5:12 PM 28,326 Views 25 Comments

The man was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 7 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 7th 2017, 12:05 AM 27,600 Views 28 Comments

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
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Missing Meath man found safe and well

Aug 26th 2017, 6:48 PM 22,997 Views 17 Comments

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
# From This Weekend
# From This Weekend

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

Aug 14th 2017, 11:52 AM 30,783 Views 90 Comments

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
# Quang Hong Vu

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

Jul 29th 2017, 5:19 PM 10,755 Views 7 Comments

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
# O'Connell Street
# O'Connell Street

Man injured after being struck by Luas

Jul 27th 2017, 9:02 PM 45,175 Views 48 Comments

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)
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jul 26th 2017, 6:10 AM 17,925 Views 23 Comments

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
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

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

Apr 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,177 Views 173 Comments

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
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 5:44 PM 38,871 Views 49 Comments

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
# Sackville Place
# Sackville Place

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

Apr 17th 2017, 8:36 AM 28,858 Views 24 Comments

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
# At Last
# At Last

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

Mar 21st 2017, 11:11 AM 18,532 Views 37 Comments

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...
# Sore Head
# Sore Head

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

Mar 18th 2017, 8:31 AM 73,601 Views 38 Comments

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?
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

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

Feb 4th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,440 Views 31 Comments

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
# No Right Turn
# No Right Turn

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

Oct 27th 2016, 9:32 PM 14,702 Views 9 Comments

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
# Build It And They Will Come
# Build It And They Will Come

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

Aug 7th 2016, 12:00 PM 32,837 Views 84 Comments

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.

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