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Gemma O'Doherty could face further criminal charges over bridge protest
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Gemma O'Doherty could face further criminal charges over bridge protest

Sep 21st 2020, 2:22 PM 57,312 Views 0 Comments

A video of the incident went viral on social media platforms last month.

Genoa bridge nearing completion offers ray of hope for Italy
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Genoa bridge nearing completion offers ray of hope for Italy

Apr 28th 2020, 7:57 AM 21,436 Views 12 Comments

Genoa’s Morandi highway collapsed during heavy rain in August 2018, killing 43 people.

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge
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Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge

Feb 16th 2020, 2:24 PM 20,538 Views 45 Comments

Johnson’s suggestion of the bridge has been branded “a vanity project” by Scotland’s Transport Secretary.

Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge
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Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge

Dec 4th 2019, 12:49 PM 40,434 Views 43 Comments

The collision took place at a bridge on Erne Street at around 12.30pm.

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding
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Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

Aug 1st 2019, 7:53 AM 37,208 Views 24 Comments

The bridge was on the route of the cycling World Championships due to be held in Yorkshire next month.

Quiz: How much do you know about bridges around the world?
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Quiz: How much do you know about bridges around the world?

Oct 29th 2018, 9:00 PM 32,136 Views 17 Comments

How many buses fit on O’Connell Bridge?

World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened
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World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:42 AM 35,536 Views 27 Comments

The €12 billion bridge took almost a decade to build while incurring major delays and cost overruns

Anger rises in Italy as search for Genoa bridge survivors enters day four
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Anger rises in Italy as search for Genoa bridge survivors enters day four

Aug 17th 2018, 9:43 AM 24,063 Views 30 Comments

Italy’s populist government has intensified its attacks on the viaduct operator following Tuesday’s incident.

Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy
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Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy

Aug 15th 2018, 6:32 PM 11,927 Views 6 Comments

The tragedy has focused anger on the structural problems that have dogged the decades old Morandi bridge.

Rail services suspended between Malahide and Clongriffin after bus hits railway bridge
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Rail services suspended between Malahide and Clongriffin after bus hits railway bridge

Aug 9th 2018, 12:11 PM 15,058 Views 13 Comments

The bus hit a bridge at Portmarnock.

Dublin City Council planning new pedestrian and cycle-only bridge across the River Liffey
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Dublin City Council planning new pedestrian and cycle-only bridge across the River Liffey

Jun 12th 2018, 8:40 AM 17,551 Views 28 Comments

The council is proposing the Blood Stoney Bridge to cross the River Liffey in the Dublin Dockland Area.

Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'
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Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'

Mar 17th 2018, 6:43 PM 20,572 Views 27 Comments

Investigators are attempting to determine if the cracks led to the collapse.

'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida
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'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida

Mar 15th 2018, 9:25 PM 50,819 Views 30 Comments

The bridge collapsed in a college area, crushing at least eight vehicles.

New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'
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New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'

Feb 28th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,075 Views 30 Comments

It is hoped construction will begin on the bridge by the end of this year or beginning of 2019.

In pictures: The world's most spectacular bridges
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In pictures: The world's most spectacular bridges

Feb 4th 2018, 9:00 PM 34,450 Views 20 Comments

They serve a practical purpose, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be easy on the eyes too.

River searched for 16 missing people after Peruvian bridge collapses into valley
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River searched for 16 missing people after Peruvian bridge collapses into valley

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:42 PM 12,568 Views 1 Comment

At least 30 people were on the bridge when it collapsed during torrential rains yesterday.

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court
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Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court

Nov 29th 2017, 8:00 PM 107,052 Views 110 Comments

Slobodan Praljak shouted out “Praljak is not a criminal. I reject your verdict”, immediately before bringing a brown bottle to his lips.

'Bridge is not a sport': Club trying to claim tax relief denied by top EU court
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'Bridge is not a sport': Club trying to claim tax relief denied by top EU court

Oct 26th 2017, 9:50 PM 12,697 Views 16 Comments

The English Bridge Union had sought VAT relief on tournament entry fees.

Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit
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Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit

Sep 12th 2017, 12:18 PM 15,105 Views 29 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is currently in the process of seeking solutions to reduce the number of railway bridges being hit.

Ireland's longest rope bridge is opening in Kerry
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Ireland's longest rope bridge is opening in Kerry

Mar 25th 2017, 10:00 AM 50,390 Views 14 Comments

The owners of Kells Bay House & Gardens have put the rope bridge on their land.

The world's highest bridge is more than four Spires tall and it just opened in China
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The world's highest bridge is more than four Spires tall and it just opened in China

Dec 30th 2016, 9:16 AM 25,538 Views 30 Comments

Dublin’s Spire is 120m high, this new bridge stands at over half a kilometre.

Jury shown footage of "vicious, prolonged attack" on 20-year-old who died after assault
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Jury shown footage of "vicious, prolonged attack" on 20-year-old who died after assault

Oct 11th 2016, 5:14 PM 20,271 Views 0 Comments

The trial opened today at the Central Criminal Court.

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge
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Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge

Sep 12th 2016, 11:54 AM 24,498 Views 20 Comments

The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres above the river below.

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year
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Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year

Sep 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 38,863 Views 56 Comments

The rail company released a video today to highlight the dangers of hitting bridges and the damage it can cause.

The world's longest glass bridge has closed after visitors flock to see it
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The world's longest glass bridge has closed after visitors flock to see it

Sep 3rd 2016, 10:59 AM 37,784 Views 29 Comments

Officials say the bridge is getting “an internal system upgrade”.

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway
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Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Aug 27th 2016, 2:24 PM 22,499 Views 17 Comments

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

Gardaí called out to remove swan from bridge in Dublin
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# Ruffling Feathers

Gardaí called out to remove swan from bridge in Dublin

Jun 19th 2016, 4:15 PM 37,557 Views 42 Comments

“I was here when this was all water…”

Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge
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Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge

Jun 6th 2016, 1:02 PM 37,022 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, the Irish Coast Guard has said anyone planning water activities today should take appropriate precautions.

The East Link toll bridge is now officially named after a 1916 leader
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The East Link toll bridge is now officially named after a 1916 leader

May 3rd 2016, 1:56 PM 14,116 Views 23 Comments

It was named on the anniversary of Tom Clarke’s execution.

No more survivors in flyover collapse that killed at least 25 people
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No more survivors in flyover collapse that killed at least 25 people

Apr 1st 2016, 10:20 PM 26,950 Views 13 Comments

Five construction company employees have been arrested.

13-year-old girl seriously injured in fall from road bridge
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13-year-old girl seriously injured in fall from road bridge

Mar 14th 2016, 12:35 PM 37,940 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at about 8am this morning in Mahon, Co Cork.

Viola Beach investigation: Police examine car as probe into indie band's death begins
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Viola Beach investigation: Police examine car as probe into indie band's death begins

Feb 15th 2016, 10:01 AM 18,750 Views 10 Comments

Safety barriers were in place and red lights were flashing as the band’s vehicle approached, police in Sweden say.

Irish person arrested in Thai resort town for 'playing bridge'
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# Crackdown

Irish person arrested in Thai resort town for 'playing bridge'

Feb 4th 2016, 12:48 PM 25,845 Views 42 Comments

An Irish national was one of 32 people arrested for gambling.

The only toll bridge in Dublin city is now public property - does that mean it's going to be free?
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# Taking Its Toll

The only toll bridge in Dublin city is now public property - does that mean it's going to be free?

Jan 8th 2016, 6:04 AM 26,728 Views 41 Comments

No. It doesn’t.

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm
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# Flooding

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm

Dec 29th 2015, 8:20 PM 32,871 Views 32 Comments

“The situation is serious and there is a significant risk to life.”

Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig
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Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig

Nov 10th 2015, 8:59 AM 35,560 Views 69 Comments

Randy Blythe said he had his ‘bell rung pretty good’ as he walked near the Samuel Beckett Bridge taking photos.

Ten thousand spiders have have set up webbed camp on a bridge in Ohio
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Ten thousand spiders have have set up webbed camp on a bridge in Ohio

Oct 23rd 2015, 7:39 PM 21,215 Views 17 Comments

The webs are making the bridge look like a Halloween wonderland.

WATCH: This is how it feels when the bridge you're on snaps without warning
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# Unbearable Suspension

WATCH: This is how it feels when the bridge you're on snaps without warning

Oct 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 33,106 Views 20 Comments

SPLASH.

"I knew something wasn't right" - A taxi driver stopped a man jumping off a Kilkenny bridge this morning
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"I knew something wasn't right" - A taxi driver stopped a man jumping off a Kilkenny bridge this morning

Sep 6th 2015, 6:22 PM 27,726 Views 13 Comments

It’s the 50th time in less than a year.

Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy
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# River Shannon

Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy

Aug 30th 2015, 3:14 PM 34,654 Views 28 Comments

Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy were working on Thomond Bridge when they became submerged.

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