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#O'Connell Street

# oconnell-street - Friday 22 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 4:00 PM 23,968 Views 236 Comments

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
# Penneys Best

In pics: Penneys unveils refurbished O'Connell Street store

Mar 21st 2016, 4:47 PM 40,552 Views 36 Comments

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
# Monument Of Light
# Monument Of Light

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

Mar 12th 2016, 8:15 AM 29,966 Views 55 Comments

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
# Appeal
# Appeal

Young Dublin woman found safe and well

Feb 24th 2016, 9:42 PM 23,351 Views 0 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Jan 23rd 2016, 6:52 PM 34,059 Views 241 Comments

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

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

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

This Dublin kid was hilariously straightforward with their Christmas wish

Dec 22nd 2015, 12:12 PM 7,117 Views 1 Comment

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
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

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

Nov 29th 2015, 7:22 PM 39,633 Views 34 Comments

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
# 50 Sleeps To Go
# 50 Sleeps To Go

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

Nov 4th 2015, 5:38 PM 15,933 Views 26 Comments

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
# Accident
# Accident

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

Oct 27th 2015, 10:55 AM 19,584 Views 42 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 10th 2015, 8:05 AM 3,017 Views 49 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 21st 2015, 5:19 PM 20,635 Views 126 Comments

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
# Regeneration
# Regeneration

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

Sep 12th 2015, 8:30 AM 20,189 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 25th 2015, 9:50 AM 24,601 Views 7 Comments

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
# HEY BIG SPENDERS
# HEY BIG SPENDERS

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

Aug 10th 2015, 8:55 AM 13,455 Views 37 Comments

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

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Is Dublin City Council doing enough to clean up the city?
# Working 24/7
# Working 24/7

Is Dublin City Council doing enough to clean up the city?

Jul 14th 2015, 12:59 PM 11,196 Views 59 Comments

“To suggest … that Dublin City Council is complacent fails to recognise the scale of the challenge.”

# oconnell-street - Monday 6 July, 2015

These lads used Dublin as a jungle gym, got caught by the Gardaí, and filmed it all
# Cool Running
From The Daily Edge
# Cool Running

These lads used Dublin as a jungle gym, got caught by the Gardaí, and filmed it all

Jul 6th 2015, 2:54 PM 6,758 Views 4 Comments

Scamps.

# oconnell-street - Friday 19 June, 2015

Pictures: Clerys workers protesting outside the HQ of the company that closed their store
# Mountain To Mohammed
# Mountain To Mohammed

Pictures: Clerys workers protesting outside the HQ of the company that closed their store

Jun 19th 2015, 10:49 PM 51,745 Views 102 Comments

The shop’s new owners, Natrium, finally broke their silence on the matter this morning.

# oconnell-street - Monday 15 June, 2015

What's going to happen to the Clerys building?
# A New O'connell Street
# A New O'connell Street

What's going to happen to the Clerys building?

Jun 15th 2015, 6:30 PM 20,573 Views 36 Comments

All 460 workers were let go last Friday.

# oconnell-street - Friday 20 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 20th 2015, 8:59 AM 9,562 Views 0 Comments

It’s FRIDAY. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

The light on the Spire has been broken for months - did you notice?
# Re-light My Spire
# Re-light My Spire

The light on the Spire has been broken for months - did you notice?

Feb 3rd 2015, 8:37 PM 25,088 Views 124 Comments

Eagle-eyed councillor Noel Rock did and he says it’s going to cost €10,000 to fix.

# oconnell-street - Friday 28 November, 2014

Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming
# Fake Foxes
# Fake Foxes

Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming

Nov 28th 2014, 7:10 PM 39,153 Views 97 Comments

In case you saw them from across the street earlier, and were wondering what was going on.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 12 October, 2014

This is the oldest surviving film footage of Dublin ... shot back in 1897
# Lumière Brothers
# Lumière Brothers

This is the oldest surviving film footage of Dublin ... shot back in 1897

Oct 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 34,247 Views 33 Comments

The footage is included in a new film about the revolutionary period, running in Dublin until the end of the month.

# oconnell-street - Monday 6 October, 2014

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN

Oct 6th 2014, 7:20 PM 16,180 Views 37 Comments

The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.

# oconnell-street - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Man smashes up Dublin restaurant before being detained by Garda
# O'Connell Street
# O'Connell Street

Man smashes up Dublin restaurant before being detained by Garda

Sep 25th 2014, 11:13 AM 37,773 Views 60 Comments

The man, who is in his early 40s, is currently being detained by Gardaí.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 20 September, 2014

PHOTOS: 11 people arrested during an 'unofficial protest' over water charges
# Public Order Offences
# Public Order Offences

PHOTOS: 11 people arrested during an 'unofficial protest' over water charges

Sep 20th 2014, 6:37 PM 43,654 Views 210 Comments

The rogue protesters refused to move after O’Connell Street was reopened today.

Irish Water protesters leave their estates for protest in Dublin city centre
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water protesters leave their estates for protest in Dublin city centre

Sep 20th 2014, 4:42 PM 17,690 Views 178 Comments

The new water charges are set to begin in just under two weeks time.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Ireland of 1964... seen through American eyes
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Ireland of 1964... seen through American eyes

Jul 26th 2014, 4:30 PM 35,518 Views 40 Comments

O’Connell Street from Nelson’s Pillar, Merchant’s Quay before the shopping centre and kissing the Blarney Stone…

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Munster memorial 'Jock's Block' outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man
# Knock Your Block Off
# Knock Your Block Off

Munster memorial 'Jock's Block' outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man

Jul 23rd 2014, 2:46 PM 25,385 Views 16 Comments

The memorial is for the late Jock Hunter who was ‘A Proud Munster Man’.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Photos: Thousands attend 'die-in' protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza
# Protest
# Protest

Photos: Thousands attend 'die-in' protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza

Jul 19th 2014, 6:26 PM 22,924 Views 303 Comments

“What’s happening in Gaza is appalling,” said one of the organisers.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 12 July, 2014

'Let Garth play': GPO protest over Brooks concert fiasco
# Party On Garth
# Party On Garth

'Let Garth play': GPO protest over Brooks concert fiasco

Jul 12th 2014, 7:36 PM 59,934 Views 251 Comments

Hope is fading that a resolution to the debacle can be found, with the parties at an apparent impasse after a compromise deal was rejected on Thursday.

Palestine campaigners to protest Gaza violence in Dublin rally
# The Spire
# The Spire

Palestine campaigners to protest Gaza violence in Dublin rally

Jul 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,254 Views 138 Comments

‘Operation Protective Edge’, which began on Tuesday, is Israel’s largest military operation against Gaza since 2012.

# oconnell-street - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Clerys boss: 'O'Connell street is a very cold environment'
# Capital Problem
# Capital Problem

Clerys boss: 'O'Connell street is a very cold environment'

Jun 17th 2014, 3:55 PM 28,216 Views 88 Comments

The Jobs Committee was told that Dublin’s main thoroughfare is dangerous and dirty, giving retailers little chance.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 8 June, 2014

700 photos used to create impressive hyperlapse video of O'Connell Street
# Dublin In A Day
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin In A Day

700 photos used to create impressive hyperlapse video of O'Connell Street

Jun 8th 2014, 11:41 AM 23,028 Views 23 Comments

Seven hundred!

# oconnell-street - Monday 17 March, 2014

500,000 people, 1 event… It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in numbers
# Dublin
# Dublin

500,000 people, 1 event… It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in numbers

Mar 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 14,131 Views 27 Comments

…and not a raincoat between them.

# oconnell-street - Friday 14 March, 2014

Gardaí seize more heroin than any other drug on O'Connell Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí seize more heroin than any other drug on O'Connell Street

Mar 14th 2014, 3:39 PM 15,951 Views 0 Comments

New figures from gardaí reveal the progress of Operation Spire so far.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up
# Bomb
# Bomb

Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up

Mar 8th 2014, 7:45 AM 41,195 Views 153 Comments

At approximately 1.30am on 8 March a bomb exploded on Dublin’s main thoroughfare.

# oconnell-street - Sunday 16 February, 2014

This dancing Supermacs video is strangely compelling
# Shneaky Shnackbox
From The Daily Edge
# Shneaky Shnackbox

This dancing Supermacs video is strangely compelling

Feb 16th 2014, 9:09 AM 3,279 Views 3 Comments

Just go with it.

# oconnell-street - Monday 27 January, 2014

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary
# Up For The Rising
# Up For The Rising

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary

Jan 27th 2014, 4:54 PM 13,010 Views 32 Comments

Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.

# oconnell-street - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Pics: Hundreds queue around the block to see Commander Hadfield
# Worth The Wait
# Worth The Wait

Pics: Hundreds queue around the block to see Commander Hadfield

Dec 14th 2013, 7:06 PM 22,614 Views 44 Comments

Demand for Commander Chris Hadfield’s book was so high that Eason ran out of copies, leaving some people disappointed.

# oconnell-street - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Man 'serious but stable' after stab attack in Dublin city centre
# North Earl Street
# North Earl Street

Man 'serious but stable' after stab attack in Dublin city centre

Dec 11th 2013, 10:18 PM 19,684 Views 69 Comments

The 23-year-old is being treated at the Mater. A 19-year-old has been taken for questioning at Store Street Station.