Armed robbery at Supervalu in Dublin

Two armed men entered a shop this evening and threatened staff in Dublin. The two — one armed with a handgun and the other with a hammer — entered a Supervalu on the Howth Road, Killester, at around 6.20pm. The men were driven away by a getaway driver using a red Citroen Saxo, which was abandoned a short […]

Dublin Bus lists cut route under ‘improvements’

Dublin Bus has listed a route it cut without public consultation or notice as an improvement. The number 4 and 4a bus routes were merged with an overall frequency cut of 30% on weekdays and 66% on Sundays. Capacity on buses was also reduced as the route’s long ‘bendy’ buses were replaced with lower capacity […]

Help wanted finding missing Dublin teenager

Dublin Gardai are seeking help in finding a missing 17-year-old. John Ward was last seen at 1pm yesterday in the Clontarf area. He is from Ballymun. “John is described as 5’ 6”, slim build, with short blonde/ light brown hair and blue eyes. When last seen he was wearing a blue jacket, navy Adidas track […]

How does a 5km cycle route cost €10m?

This article can now be found at: http://irishcycle.com/2011/02/02/how-does-a-5km-cycle-route-cost-e10m/

Millions for strategic cycle route suspended due to objections

Major Dublin city cycle routes will remain unconnected as a key section is delayed following what was described as intensive lobbying. Four million euro of funding for the project was suspended by the Department of Transport pending a review of options on a strategic cycling route after residents in East Wall objected to it. Dublin […]

Gardai seek witnesses to Clontarf hit and run

Clontarf Gardai are searching for the driver of a small dark coloured vehicle which hit a man and failed to stop early Sunday morning. The car hit the 26-year-old man at around 4.20am last Sunday, January 30. Gardai say that the man suffered serious, but not life threatening, injuries when he was struck by the […]

Flood warning for Dublin seafront

Deployment of temporary flood defences in high-risk areas has started today, says Dublin City Council. The city council has warned of flooding in costal areas such as Clontarf and Sandymount. It said: “Car parks on the seafront at Clontarf and Sandymount will be closed from Sunday November 7 until the evening of Monday November 8. […]

Campaigner Sean Dublin Bay Loftus dies

Politicians have paid tribute to former Dublin lord mayor and campaigner Sean Dublin Bay Loftus who died early yesterday morning.

What’s on in Dublin this weekend?

National Bike Week ending events City centre cycle racing in Dublin – Professional city centre cycle racing on Saturday, partly on cobblestones in Temple Bar, so it should be fun. Warm-up events from 2.30pm, and the main event at 6pm. Pedal in the Park – Closing Event of Bike Week 2010 – On Sunday National […]

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