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Dublin business group objects to Council's Christmas music plan saying it would create a 'cacophony' of 'sonic conflict'
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Dublin business group objects to Council's Christmas music plan saying it would create a 'cacophony' of 'sonic conflict'

Nov 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 33,996 Views 20 Comments

The Council has proposed piloting a radio messaging and Christmas music programme in the Grafton Street area for six weeks starting in early December.

Christmas lights in Dublin have just been switched on
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Christmas lights in Dublin have just been switched on

Nov 17th 2020, 7:15 PM 36,902 Views 10 Comments

The lights on Grafton Street, Henry Street and Capel Street have been turned on.

Nine people charged following anti-lockdown protests in Dublin city centre
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Nine people charged following anti-lockdown protests in Dublin city centre

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 10:30 PM 129,678 Views 31 Comments

An investigation focused on the organisers of the protest is now underway.

Bewley's Grafton Street cafe to re-open tomorrow
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Bewley's Grafton Street cafe to re-open tomorrow

Aug 26th 2020, 5:19 PM 32,549 Views 31 Comments

The cafe announced the re-opening last month after it said it would close permanently in May.

Bewley's on Grafton Street set for re-opening next month
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Bewley's on Grafton Street set for re-opening next month

Jul 30th 2020, 8:00 PM 42,139 Views 28 Comments

The iconic cafe announced in May that it was to permanently close.

Poll: Should the area around Dublin's Grafton Street be pedestrianised permanently?
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Poll: Should the area around Dublin's Grafton Street be pedestrianised permanently?

Jul 25th 2020, 11:00 AM 35,444 Views 49 Comments

Pedestrianisation trials are being carried out in the area this weekend.

Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run
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Area around Dublin's Grafton Street being pedestrianised this weekend in trial run

Jul 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 26,864 Views 45 Comments

The pedestrianisation trials take place over four consecutive weekends starting today.

Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre
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Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:40 PM 31,401 Views 76 Comments

Trials begin on 25 July and will run for 4 consecutive weekends.

What does shopping look like in a pandemic? Here's what we learnt today
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What does shopping look like in a pandemic? Here's what we learnt today

Jun 8th 2020, 5:29 PM 45,219 Views 20 Comments

From queuing to face masks, the shopping experience looked very different today.

Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin'
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Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin'

May 9th 2020, 8:27 AM 31,988 Views 63 Comments

Donal Fallon reflects on the end of an era, as Bewley’s cafe on Grafton street prepares to close its doors.

Bewley's café on Grafton Street set to close with loss of over 100 jobs
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Bewley's café on Grafton Street set to close with loss of over 100 jobs

May 6th 2020, 8:49 PM 70,653 Views 91 Comments

The closure has been blamed on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers
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Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:54 AM 54,389 Views 90 Comments

Planning permission was granted after revised plans for the mesh security gate were lodged.

'Mini Stonehenge': Utility boxes used to develop Luas don't need planning permission
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'Mini Stonehenge': Utility boxes used to develop Luas don't need planning permission

Nov 28th 2019, 6:18 PM 29,383 Views 32 Comments

The Dublin Civic Trust described the emergence of the boxes as “appalling.”

Disney Store wants security gate at Grafton Street shop to prevent homeless sleepers
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Disney Store wants security gate at Grafton Street shop to prevent homeless sleepers

Nov 24th 2019, 1:43 PM 52,651 Views 137 Comments

An application for installing the gates was lodged in October by The Disney Store Ltd.

Real estate group apologises to Grafton Street flower sellers for 'clutter' remarks
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Real estate group apologises to Grafton Street flower sellers for 'clutter' remarks

Nov 21st 2019, 5:50 PM 23,587 Views 18 Comments

The group said it has now withdrawn its submission.

'There's no such thing as the Grafton Quarter': Councillors hit out at this year's Christmas lights
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'There's no such thing as the Grafton Quarter': Councillors hit out at this year's Christmas lights

Nov 13th 2019, 4:43 PM 45,773 Views 54 Comments

Attempts to re-name or re-brand parts of Dublin City have come in for criticism in recent years.

Appeal for witnesses to come forward after incident outside Dublin music venue
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Appeal for witnesses to come forward after incident outside Dublin music venue

Jul 9th 2019, 8:30 PM 39,261 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have said that this incident has no connection to the Longitude Festival.

Brown Thomas cancels release of Kanye West runners due to 'health and safety concerns'
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Brown Thomas cancels release of Kanye West runners due to 'health and safety concerns'

Jun 8th 2019, 11:13 AM 81,406 Views 87 Comments

Hundreds of people had queued up to buy the shoes – some since the early hours of this morning.

Urban Decay are giving Irish fans chance to swap your old Naked palette for the brand new one
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# Naked Reloaded

Urban Decay are giving Irish fans chance to swap your old Naked palette for the brand new one

Feb 15th 2019, 6:33 PM 5,807 Views 0 Comments

You’ve got to be quick though.

Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night
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Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night

Dec 25th 2018, 11:39 AM 34,479 Views 55 Comments

A big crowd as in attendance for the annual event.

Iconic Dublin nightclub Lillie's Bordello to close in January
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Iconic Dublin nightclub Lillie's Bordello to close in January

Nov 30th 2018, 11:16 AM 79,312 Views 34 Comments

The Porterhouse Group says ‘exciting plans’ are afoot for the venue.

'It could jeopardise the brand': Salad chain Chopped faces closure of Grafton Street outlet
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'It could jeopardise the brand': Salad chain Chopped faces closure of Grafton Street outlet

Sep 30th 2018, 7:30 AM 70,953 Views 58 Comments

Both the council and national planning authority said the store is in breach of planning laws.

Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit
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Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit

Aug 20th 2018, 1:46 PM 41,529 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

With 131 days to go, Brown Thomas has officially opened its Christmas shop in Dublin
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With 131 days to go, Brown Thomas has officially opened its Christmas shop in Dublin

Aug 16th 2018, 12:50 PM 38,161 Views 45 Comments

Christmas trees and festive decorations will be on sale at the store until the end of the year

The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am'
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The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am'

Aug 6th 2018, 4:00 PM 24,926 Views 17 Comments

The scene on Dublin’s premium busking street can be competitive, one performer said.

Here's your first look inside Dublin's swanky new Victoria's Secret store
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# Vicky's Here

Here's your first look inside Dublin's swanky new Victoria's Secret store

Dec 4th 2017, 8:08 PM 16,300 Views 4 Comments

Knickers! Bras! PINK!

17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday
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# Music Marathon

17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday

Nov 26th 2017, 10:07 AM 5,196 Views 0 Comments

All in aid of Dublin Simon Community.

9 excellent photos from the time Michael Bublé turned on the Grafton Street Christmas lights
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9 excellent photos from the time Michael Bublé turned on the Grafton Street Christmas lights

Nov 13th 2017, 7:07 PM 4,446 Views 3 Comments

Remember that?

Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time
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Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time

Oct 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 68,907 Views 27 Comments

The well-known statue has been removed by Dublin City Council to facilitate the repaving of Harry Street.

Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character'
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Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character'

Oct 15th 2017, 3:30 PM 19,789 Views 31 Comments

Come Here To Me! Vol. 2 celebrates an unexplored Dublin: its public duels and street gangs, suffragettes and drag queens, as well as its not-so-secret gay bars and failed vegetarian societies.

Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices
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Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices

Aug 28th 2017, 9:35 AM 18,611 Views 24 Comments

Intense competition is forcing retailers to pass on cost savings, according to Savills’ latest retail report.

Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack
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Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack

Aug 18th 2017, 3:38 PM 40,832 Views 174 Comments

Fears had been raised that Ireland’s major urban centres like Dublin’s pedestrianised Grafton Street could be targeted.

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card
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Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

Jun 29th 2017, 6:10 AM 20,498 Views 0 Comments

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

The 12-year-old girl who went viral for busking on Grafton Street turned down The Ellen Show
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The 12-year-old girl who went viral for busking on Grafton Street turned down The Ellen Show

Jun 7th 2017, 6:20 PM 27,715 Views 5 Comments

“She just enjoys a bit of busking,” says Allie Sherlock’s dad. Fair play!

A spellbinding performance by an 11-year-old Cork girl on Grafton Street is taking over Facebook
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A spellbinding performance by an 11-year-old Cork girl on Grafton Street is taking over Facebook

Jun 1st 2017, 8:51 AM 15,191 Views 4 Comments

Half a million views and counting.

Which pub on Grafton Street is Ed Sheeran talking about in his new song?
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# Mystery

Which pub on Grafton Street is Ed Sheeran talking about in his new song?

Mar 3rd 2017, 2:52 PM 54,804 Views 6 Comments

Captain Americas?

A whole shop dedicated to Urban Decay is set to open on Dublin's Grafton Street
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A whole shop dedicated to Urban Decay is set to open on Dublin's Grafton Street

Feb 3rd 2017, 5:39 PM 6,806 Views 2 Comments

The makeup brand has been granted permission to open at 50 Grafton Street. Wahoo!

The first hint of Dublin's huge new Victoria's Secret store has appeared on Grafton Street
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# Bra-vo

The first hint of Dublin's huge new Victoria's Secret store has appeared on Grafton Street

Jan 27th 2017, 11:25 AM 46,325 Views 1 Comment

Hold onto your knickers!

'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding
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'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding

Dec 24th 2016, 7:06 PM 69,835 Views 57 Comments

One man in the crowd said he feared he and his daughter would be crushed.

Gavin James joined Glen Hansard for the traditional Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street
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Gavin James joined Glen Hansard for the traditional Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street

Dec 24th 2016, 6:07 PM 6,828 Views 0 Comments

Unfortunately it had to stop early due to overcrowding.

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