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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Phoenix Park

Last week
10th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Michael D Higgins praises Gardaí and emergency staff in commemoration service in Phoenix Park
Higgins will also add that the loss of a garda represents a loss for a whole community.
Last month
August 2023
Delays expected in Phoenix Park as construction begins on temporary bus stops
There will be seven stops within the park, including stops at Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Roundabout and Phoenix Park Visitor Centre.
This year
Woman arrested after carjacking and assault on driver near Phoenix Park
The driver of the vehicle, a male in his 60s, is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Phoenix Park reminds public to refrain from approaching or handling fawns during fawning season
The Phoenix Park has called on people to never handle or approach the baby fawns and to ensure that dogs are kept on a lead.
'Everyone has been touched by it': Importance of early cancer detection highlighted at Bloom
The festival gets underway in Dublin’s Phoenix Park tomorrow.
OPW seeking public's views on the future of parking at the Phoenix Park
The public consultation process opened today and will run until 22 May.
People sleeping rough in Phoenix Park asked to leave ahead of Biden visit
The Dublin Region Homeless Executive has been visiting a known camping site near the park’s Conyngham Road.
Man jailed for 'merciless' attack on a man in Phoenix Park
Footage showed the attackers laughing and the victim could be seen bleeding heavily from his head.
Last year
Over 95% of vehicles travelling through Phoenix Park breaking 30km/hr speed limit
Green Party TD Patrick Costello said that the OPW need to work with the Gardaí to address the speeding issues.
An 18th century fort in Phoenix Park is to be renovated and turned into a visitor attraction
Under the plan, the entire Magazine Fort will be repaired and restored after Dublin City Council granted planning permission.
OPW refuses to grant permission for Russian Victory Day rally at Papal Cross in Phoenix Park
The organisers of the rally sought permission for it in January, before the war with Ukraine began.
Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park poses 'serious health and safety risk' to public, documents show
Internal records detail how the site has been in a state of “ongoing disrepair” and dogged by issues with intruders, security and vandalism.
All time
34 deer killed in Phoenix Park as part of 'managed cull' this week
The animals – 22 females and 12 males – were culled on Tuesday.
Security guard jailed for sexual assault of woman in Phoenix Park
Cornel Onofrei pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the woman in 2018.
Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park to be restored and upgraded with new visitor experience
The upgrade works will create a new tourist attraction in Phoenix Park.
Almost all gates to Phoenix Park to remain open to traffic following public consultation
The OPW had proposed plans “to reduce through traffic over the medium to long term”.
People feeding Phoenix Park deer is harming the herd, researcher warns
People are being urged to “let the wildlife stay wild”.
Protest outside Áras an Uachtaráin against vaccines and new Covid-19 legislation
It is the second protest in two days after a similar event against the Dáil vote on new legislation yesterday.
OPW to install portaloos in Phoenix Park to cope with more visitors this summer
The OPW’s chairman confirmed the move to Dublin City Council.
Phoenix Park gates to be rehung this summer nearly three years after Pope Francis visit
The OPW said it was hopeful the €800,000 plus refurbishment would be completed by the end of July.
People asked not to drive to Phoenix Park and to leave parking spaces 'for those who need it'
The OPW says the park was “extremely busy” last weekend.
Proposals put forward to reduce traffic volume through Phoenix Park
The Office of Public Works said more sustainable transport options and a safer environment for walkers and cyclists could be provided.
Deaths of two people sleeping rough in tents in Phoenix Park over Christmas confirmed
According to figures from the DRHE, there were at least 50 deaths among people who accessed homeless services in Dublin across last year.
'Completely compliant': HSE defends sending student nurses to work in badly-hit care home during first wave
HSE acknowledged the work done by staff in St Mary’s Hospital during the first wave of the pandemic.
Phoenix Park side gates closure sparked complaints after two hour traffic delay
The OPW had made the move to shut down the side gates of the famous park at weekends.
Almost all Phoenix Park gates to close to vehicular traffic on weekends for duration of Level 5
The gates will close as normal at 11pm on Fridays and reopen at 7am on Mondays.
'It will be back to car city': Disagreement over reopening of most Phoenix Park gates
All gates bar one reopen from today after closing in March due to pandemic restrictions.
OPW confirms almost all Phoenix Park gates to reopen tomorrow
Many gates in the park were closed in March following the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions.
'Serious concerns' that new housing development could pose security threat to President Higgins
There are plans for 33 semi-detached houses and a four-storey apartment block near the Phoenix Park.
OPW confirms majority of Phoenix Park gates to remain closed to vehicular traffic
Many gates in the park were closed in March following the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions.
Traffic through Phoenix Park 'unlikely to change' as main avenue to remain for essential workers
Green Party councillor Michael Pidgeon says the park has been ‘a calmer place to be’ in recent months.
Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest
A ‘March for Freedom’ protest was planned in the Park at 2pm today.
11 Covid-19 related deaths recorded in two weeks at Dublin care home for older people
The HSE said since 2 April, 11 people with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 have died.
Phoenix Park gates removed for Pope Francis visit will cost over €800,000 to restore
The Office of Public Works hopes the gates will be rehung by the end of this year.
Man (44) charged with hoax threats claiming bombs were planted in Phoenix Park
The alleged incident occurred in May of last year.
Charlie Flanagan asked OPW not to cull 20 Phoenix Park deer and to send them to Laois instead
The minister wanted to have the deer relocated to a 250-acre estate in Laois.
Fallow deer killed in Phoenix Park in latest cull to control population growth
There are currently around 600 fallow deer in Phoenix Park.
'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort
We toured what was once a British ammunitions store, and which since the 1980s has fallen into disrepair.
Historic Phoenix Park gates removed for Pope visit finally set to be restored
The gates were taken down in August 2018 ahead of Pope Francis’s visit to Ireland.
The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch
The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.