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# Grand Canal

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Denis O'Brien firm secures planning permission for 15-storey docklands office block scheme
The plans include a café on the ground floor.
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Witness appeal after body of man (20s) found in Grand Canal in Dublin
A post-mortem examination has been carried out.
Two arrested after attempted theft in Ballyfermot, Dublin
The arrests come after a number of thefts were reported along the Grand Canal between the 1 and 5 of February.
Government advisory group on planned €1 billion 'innovation district' in Dublin hasn't met in over a year
The advisory group hasn’t met since July 2019.
Heritage Minister confirms Waterways Ireland will not remove barge homes from canal
Six boat owners had been served eviction notices and told their homes would be removed by crane if they did not move them.
Plan to move people's barges off Dublin's Grand Canal stalled by heritage minister
Minister of State Malcolm Noonan said that he is hoping to establish a mediation process.
People living in barges on Dublin's Grand Canal could be evicted from their homes this week
A crane is set to remove the houseboats tomorrow.
Man who disposed of chainsaw used on body of Kenneth O'Brien jailed for 18 months
The man’s father murdered O’Brien and dumped his body parts in the Grand Canal.
Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up
The incident happened on Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2 on Tuesday afternoon.
Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin
Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.
The government wants to make Dublin more like Boston, Barcelona and Paris
A new Trinity College campus site will serve as the centre of the ‘Grand Canal Innovation District’.
Gardaí promise response as Dublin cyclists share images after attacks by teens with metal poles
Yaman Umuroğlu and Liam Molloy both shared details of the attacks online last night.
Temporary dam to be built after Grand Canal partially drains following collapsed sewer
There has been no impact on local homes and businesses.
Boy jailed for 12 months as Dublin cyclists blighted by canals menace
A judge told the Children’s Court that the jailed teen’s criminality was of an “almost unimaginable” level.
Dublin City Council received 19 complaints on Friday about litter
A senator said that she was “disgusted” at images of Dublin’s canal after Friday and Saturday night.
This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now
Polly is recovering from her ordeal at the My Lovely Horse Rescue Farm in Co Kildare.
Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final
A 23-year-old man got into difficulty in the canal at Portobello Harbour in the early hours of Sunday morning.
'My life is being ruined': Young homeless woman living in a tent on the Grand Canal
Eileena said she has been homeless “on and off” since she left state care at the age of 18.
Man's body found by Garda divers in Grand Canal
The man has not been identified. It is believed he died as a result of drowning.
This hero came to the rescue when he noticed some baby ducks trapped in the Grand Canal
The ducks are back with their mammy now.
Gardaí track down teenager on the loose with two shotguns in large-scale manhunt across Dublin
He has been brought to Kevin Street Garda Station in Dublin, and is being held under Section 30 of the 1939 Offences Against The State Act.
Appeal after man drowns while swimming in Grand Canal
The man drowned 10 days ago.
'I'm responsible for killing Kenneth': Dublin man charged over O'Brien murder
O’Brien was found dead last month in the Grand Canal in Kildare.
Kenneth O'Brien investigation: One man released without charge, one still in custody
Earlier this week gardaí were granted more time to question the pair.
Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen
The wet weather confused the swans making them land on wet roads instead of rivers.
Kenneth O'Brien killing: Gardaí granted extra time to question men
The two have been held over O’Brien’s murder since last Saturday.
Gardaí set up checkpoints as Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation intensifies
They are also appealing for members of the public to check their premises.
Gardaí search for motive in Kenneth O'Brien murder as inquiry enters sixth day
The Dublin man’s dismembered body was discovered on Saturday afternoon.
Gardaí search house of Grand Canal murder victim
The man whose body was found in the Grand Canal at the weekend was named last night as Kenneth O’Brien.
Young man whose dismembered body was found in canal was killed elsewhere
Gardaí have been giving more details about the investigation this evening.
Gardaí appeal for public help after body found in suitcase in the Grand Canal
The man’s body was found yesterday evening in canal near Ardclough in Kildare.
Body found in container in the Grand Canal
The grim discovery was made this afternoon at about 3.30pm
Someone changed the 'Grand Canal Docks' sign to say 'Grand Anal C***s'
It was only a matter of time…
Body of man discovered in Dublin canal
The circumstances of the man’s death are not believed to be suspicious.
Some DART delays after truck strikes bridge
Services are expected to be back to normal soon.
How Dublinbikes went from cynicism and disbelief to a 'phenomenon'
The latest expansion sees the number of bikes in the capital trebling to 1,500, and Coca-Cola Zero investing almost €2m.
Blind man walks 132 km in four days to raise funds for the Irish Wheelchair Association
Rahim Nazrali will have two guides to assist him during the trek.
Another twist in battle to save heritage ship: NAMA only potential stumbling block
Heritage vessel the Naomh Éanna was used as an Aran Islands ferry from the 1950s. She was due to be destroyed earlier this year.
Car and fire truck crash on Grand Canal Road in Dublin
The crash happened at Ranelagh Road just across from the Barge Pub.
This €1.86m hostel/restaurant/micro-brewery could be sitting in Galway Harbour by next spring...
Heritage vessel the Naomh Éanna was used as an Aran Islands ferry from the 1950s. She was due to be destroyed next month, but a plan’s been put together to save her….