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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Park

All time
# Fermoy
Woman (50s) robbed and assaulted while walking her dog in Cork park
The incident happened yesterday at around 6.40pm.
# tree of life
'A wanton act of vandalism': Gardaí investigate fire at popular tree sculpture in Dublin
Dublin City Council has said that an accelerant was used in the fire, with the damage clearly visible today.
# tinryland
Reprieve for Carlow village as park reopens following forced pre-Christmas closure
An insurance hike has not meant the permanent closure of the amenity in the village of Tinryland.
# cross-town traffic
'Steady flow' arriving in Phoenix Park after a very, very wet start to the day
It was VERY wet. Even so, some pilgrims were here securing the best spots by 9.30.
# Murder Investigation
Youth arrested over discovery of man's body in Dublin park
Gardaí have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.
# Tallaght
Gardaí believe man found in Dublin park met 'violent death'
The body of the man, who was aged in his 20s, was discovered shortly after 6.30am.
# park run
Ireland's one millionth parkrun is happening this morning
There are 75 parkruns and 13 junior parkruns across the country.
# Jailed
Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption
The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.
# Dublin
How a willow garden is helping these women 'reclaim' their local park
Fairview Park has been the scene of antisocial behaviour in recent years.
# weaver park
'It's been jammers': Dublin just got its first new public park in 8 years
“There’s a relationship between green space and mental health of those living around it,” one campaigner said.
# save our trees
'Today is for celebration': Council goes back on plans to cut down 109-year-old Fairview trees
Plans to cut down the trees were met with strong resistance from local residents when announced earlier this year.
# Security Alert
Residents taking shelter in community centre as homes evacuated after 'suspicious object' found in Derry park
Police are currently at the scene.
# pokemon oh no
Sydney park destroyed as thousands of Pokémon Go players descend
The park was removed from the game after local residents complained.
Body of man (50s) found in north Dublin park
The body was discovered close to the James Larkin Road on the east side of the park.
Locals who objected to housing scheme given cash back after developer screw-up
The plan to build 381 homes at a site adjacent to St Anne’s Park fell at the first hurdle after the developer used the wrong name.
# homeless crisis
In a south Dublin park, three men and a dog bed down for the night
Frustrated with the city’s homeless services, the three walk the tracks each night to make camp in the suburbs.
# Chicago
Child's head found in park after discovery of other dismembered body parts
The feet and hand of a toddler were discovered on Saturday.
# Garfield Park
Police find toddler's feet and hand floating in Chicago park
Police are continuing to search the park.
# Ranelagh
Woman allegedly assaulted in Dublin park
No arrests have yet been made.
# park life
Well, this is the most unusual fish in Ireland...
What do you think of it?
# Clondalkin
Council plans to build houses on recreational area - and some locals are not happy
Lett’s Field is a green area – but not an official playground – in Clondalkin.
# Lucky Escape
Two bags of bombs were left near army base in residential area
The bags were left by a fence and were set to explode at 11.35pm last night.
# Road Death
Car 'driving erratically' before 2-year-old killed in Phoenix Park hit and run
A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
# Carpenterstown
Attacker tried to strangle sex assault victim with belt
Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information on tonight’s Crimecall.
# Safety
Fingal County Council considering installing lights in park where woman was assaulted
“All councillors are in unison of the importance that the green gets used by families and individuals.”
# parks and reproductions
Are those pesky seagulls edging out the ducks in Stephen's Green? No, say the experts...
People have noticed a drop in the number of ducks in the park recently — but apparently it’s nothing to do with seagulls “losing the run of themselves” again…
# wildlife park
Fota's Tiger Forest hopes to attract thousands with new €6m development
The first part of the Wildlife Park’s new Asian Sanctuary will open to the publc
# Phoenix Park
Off-duty paramedics perform CPR as runner collapses at race finish line
The man has been taken to St James’s Hospital following today’s incident at the Phoenix Park and is believed to be making a good recovery.
# That's two deer
Red deer from Kerry could be introduced to the Phoenix Park
Minister Jimmy Deenihan’s hoping they’d get along with the Dublin deer, and says his officials are looking into the suggestion.
# fun times ahead
New park planned for Dublin
This will be the first park developed by Dublin city council.
# Ouch
The Irish guy in THAT TMZ video is getting dogs' abuse on Twitter
# appeal
Police return to Kevin Kearney crime scene with actor resembling the victim
An actor resembling Mr Kearney walked with dogs from Dunmore Avenue to Alexandra Park where a mobile police station was set up.
# Belfast
45-year-old man arrested in connection with Kevin Kearney murder
The father of four was shot dead last week after dropping his daughter off at school.
# Parking
There's such a thing as the European Parking Convention and it's coming to Dublin
The congress takes place next week and will discuss all matters parking, from on-street parking to innovative parking solutions.
# whoa
UPDATED: Golden eagle ‘snatches playing toddler’… but it's a fake
Either way, it’s terrifying.
# Landfill
Explainer: How do you turn a landfill into a park?
Waterford has one, and Cork will have one soon: A former landfill that is now a huge park. But how do you turn a huge mound of rubbish into a green space?
# occupy
Protesters defy deadline at Occupy LA
The protesters have so far defied an order from the city’s mayor to move on from outside the City Hall, where they have been camped for the past two months.
# Trees on the Quays
In pictures: Derelict Anglo HQ could become 'vertical park'
The abandoned construction site would be filled with trees and walkways to become a ‘national asset’ under a new plan.
# Man Utd
Rooney to line out at the Aviva
His first United match since the world cup