# Dublin

23rd March 2023
# baldoyle
An Bord Pleanála refuses planning permission for over 1,000 north Dublin apartments
Planning permission for 173 residential units for a site near the Co Meath border was also refused.
21st March 2023
# Lt Gen Sean Clancy
Military Chief: Cathal Brugha Barracks housing for troops must be considered if base is sold
Lt General Séan Clancy also spoke about abuse allegations, European rules on working times, recruitment, retention and resourcing.
# Down syndrome
First Down Syndrome Centre for North Dublin opened on World Down Syndrome Day
“Without this centre, some of these families would still be waiting on services.”
# Court of Appeal
Man has conviction for sexually assaulting six-year-old quashed due to child's lack of memory
A judge ruled that the child’s lack of memory of the alleged incident prevented the defence from effectively cross-examining the child.
# Dublin Port
Dublin Port Company reveals plans for new bridge across river Liffey
The proposed bridge is part of Dublin Port Company’s plan to redevelop the south port area, known as the Poolbeg Peninsula.
# factcheck
FactCheck: The ‘15-minute city’ concept does not involve detaining or punishing people
Conspiracy theorists falsely claim 15-minute cities prohibit eating meat or traveling.
This week
19th March 2023 - 24th March 2023
# Dublin
Man taken to hospital as car crashes into front of Rathmines Aldi Store
A garda spokesperson confirmed that gardaí and other emergency services were called to the scene of the incident at the Aldi Store in Rathmines, Dublin at 7.30am this morning.
Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# Dublin
Gardaí appeal for public's help in locating missing 12-year-old boy
Michael Connors is missing from his home in Ballycullen, Dublin 24
# Glory Days
Ireland finish over the top of England to claim glorious Grand Slam
There were nervy moments but Andy Farrell’s side had too much for 14-man England.
# Glory Days
Ireland finish over the top of England to claim glorious Grand Slam
There were nervy moments but Andy Farrell’s side had too much for 14-man England.
# boys in blue
Dublin cruise past Meath with O'Gara and Costello both hitting the net
11 points between the teams in Navan.
# Courts
Man charged with murder of woman who was pronounced dead after fire at her home in Clontarf
Emma McCrory, who was in her 40s, was fatally injured after a blaze broke out in her house on Howth Road, Clontarf, shortly after 8.45 pm on 15 December.
# Dublin
Detectives probe if gardaí passed secret information to murderous crime gang
Detectives from the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation are probing links between gardaí and the Hutch Organised Crime Group.
# Dominant Dubs
1-3 for star forward Tyrrell as Dublin swat strugglers Donegal aside
Maxi Curran’s side will be relegated if Mayo avoid defeat at home to Galway on Sunday.
# Leinster Big Three
Dublin, Meath and Kildare in second tier spotlight as league nears finale
It will be interesting to see if the counties can find a much-needed spark in the closing rounds of the Allianz Leagues.
# Missing
Have you seen Corey? Gardaí renew appeal for information on missing 28 year old
Corey was last seen on 23 January.
Dublin's Dead Zoo to close again with plans for a satellite exhibit in Collins Barracks
A report by
Eimer McAuley
The Dead Zoo will live on during the coming closure through a “satellite exhibit” at Collins Barracks.
The National Museum of Ireland reopened eight months ago after after two years of closure.
The Journal understands that some visitors have recently been told that the next closure could be as long as five years.
There are plans to ensure that the Dead Zoo will live on throughout the next closure with a satellite exhibition at Collins Barracks.
# War of Independence
Forgotten 10 member Thomas Bryan honoured with commemerative plaque at Dublin family home
The young IRA volunteer fought in the war of Independence and was hanged this day 102 years ago.
# The Boss
Bruce Springsteen cancels another concert because of illness
Springsteen, due to perform three gigs in Dublin in May, cited illness as the reason in a tweet but did not give specifics.
# Trollier
'He'd a great career' - Dublin boss pays tribute after attacker Dillon retires due to injury
The Naomh Fionbarra forward won a Leinster senior hurling medal with Dublin in 2013.
# Clinical Cats
Kilkenny draws close to semi-final after comfortable win over Dublin
Derek Lyng’s side were in front by nine at half-time.
# Clinical Cats
Eoin Cody fires two goals as Kilkenny claim comfortable win over Dublin
Derek Lyng’s side were in front by nine at half-time.
This month
March 2023
# Cat Laughs
Dublin looking to redress balance in one-sided rivalry with Kilkenny
Dublin’s recent record against Kilkenny makes for grim reading, and Micheál Donoghue will know the importance of turning it around.
# Treacherous
Ice warning in place for 15 counties as temperatures to drop to -5 degrees tonight
Ahead of an expected thaw tomorrow, the RSA is advising road users to remain vigilant on the roads.
# Picket
Strike action by mechanical workers underway outside Intel and Pfizer sites
The picket is placed at an Intel site in Leixlip, Co Kildare and Pfizer in Grange Castle, Co Dublin.
# Gardaí
New garda station and tourist service opens on O'Connell Street today
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the station would “provide a high visibility garda presence in this busy city centre area”.
# Gardaí
Gardaí appealing for witnesses after man seriously injured in collision in Artane
The man was taken by ambulance to Beaumont Hospital where his condition is understood to be serious.
# Operation Thor
40 alleged burglary suspects and repeat offenders targeted in a garda blitz across north Dublin
The operation was part of the Winter Phase of Operation Thor which targets burglaries and other serious crime in winter months.
# international women's day
Hundreds march through Dublin on International Women's Day
Protestors chanted “women’s rights, migrant rights, same struggle, same fight”.
# Dublin Children's Court
Case dropped against 14-year-old charged in connection with Ballyfermot Garda car ramming incident
The case was dropped to allow the teen to participate in a crime diversion
# Public Transport
Planning to be submitted for DART+ South West route to Celbridge by end of month
The project will provide 20 kilometres of electrified rail at Islandbridge, Park West, Clondalkin, Adamstown, and Celbridge.
# Courts
Two men on trial for attempted murder of teenager in alleged 'premeditated hit'
The male teenager was shot in the neck, cheek and leg after he got into a taxi and suffered life-threatening injuries.
# Dublin
Gardaí investigating after skeletal remains found in Finglas village
The remains were discovered at the N2 interchange in Finglas shortly after 3pm yesterday.
# Anne Street South
Two men arrested in relation to serious attack which left a man in a 'critical' condition
The two men have since been charged and are due to appear before court at a later date.
# Courts
Man sent for trial after teenager died in crash between motorcycle and taxi
Calvin Gilchrist was taken to hospital following a collision but he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
# Courts
Man jailed for three years after sexually assaulting a teenage girl on public transport
The man has over 200 convictions and is due to stand trial on a separate matter later this year.
# Anne Street South
Man in his 20s in 'critical but stable' condition after 'serious assault' in Dublin last night
Emergency Services were alerted shortly after 1:30am of a man being seriously injured following an incident on Anne Street South, Dublin 2.
# Comment
Derry comeback produces a statement win, Dublin falter after first-half brilliance
Brendan Rogers hit the match-winner in Celtic Park last night.
# The Late Late Show
Rogers the hero as Derry stay unbeaten with league win over Dublin
Rory Gallagher’s side came from five points down at half-time.
# On the up
'Mixed emotions' - The Leitrim native who has broken into the Dublin team
Eilish O’Dowd: ‘First time playing with Dublin and starting in midfield, there was a bit of pressure.’