In Pictures: Canal cycle route (under construction)

Cycling tracks in Dublin are usually blamed for putting people off cycling. This cycle route along the canal is expected to be different. The route — due to open in July if not sooner — goes from Portobello to the north Docklands. It passes areas and roads such as Rathmines, Ranelagh, Leeson Street (N11), Baggot Street, Grand Canal Street / […]

DATA BLOG: Map of Dublin murders and killings

The map only shows murders and killings for 2010, some data maybe incomplete or missing. Locations are as exact as possible but sometimes only mark the general area of the incident. The map does not currently show attempted murders. Shooting = red Shooting (more than one killed) = red pinpoint Stabbings = yellow Other / […]

How does a 5km cycle route cost €10m?

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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 […]

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