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Plans for €15 million floating pool on River Liffey near white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre
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Plans for €15 million floating pool on River Liffey near white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre

Jul 9th 2020, 11:51 AM 53,900 Views 103 Comments

It stems from interest by councillors and the public when the controversial white-water rafting facility was announced.

Two men get two-month jail sentence for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey
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Two men get two-month jail sentence for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey

Jan 30th 2020, 7:58 PM 28,626 Views 41 Comments

The court heard gardaí brought out on the water to help deal with the situation were told to “f*** off”.

Whale that washed up on Dublin beach 'almost definitely the same whale that died in Dublin Port'
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Whale that washed up on Dublin beach 'almost definitely the same whale that died in Dublin Port'

Oct 6th 2019, 6:55 PM 43,064 Views 24 Comments

It was originally thought to be a minke whale but was later confirmed to be a fin whale.

Gardaí allegedly told to 'F*** off' by drunk men sailing in middle of Dublin Port shipping lane
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Gardaí allegedly told to 'F*** off' by drunk men sailing in middle of Dublin Port shipping lane

Jun 19th 2019, 5:26 PM 38,829 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that a 4,000 tonne cruise liner was delayed as a result of the men’s actions.

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend
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A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend

Feb 26th 2019, 7:51 PM 38,187 Views 44 Comments

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim
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Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim

Sep 1st 2018, 6:17 PM 22,651 Views 19 Comments

The first race took place in 1920.

Two men in court charged with stealing a boat and sailing up the Liffey while drunk
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Two men in court charged with stealing a boat and sailing up the Liffey while drunk

Jun 1st 2017, 4:54 PM 18,444 Views 0 Comments

The two Crumlin men have been ordered to stay away from Dublin 4.

One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port
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One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port

Jun 1st 2017, 9:21 AM 21,136 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.

These kind souls threw a lifebuoy into the Liffey to rescue a poor stranded cat
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# Cat Melodeon

These kind souls threw a lifebuoy into the Liffey to rescue a poor stranded cat

May 7th 2017, 8:57 AM 4,755 Views 3 Comments

Dozens of onlookers cheered as the cat was winched to safety.

Three people rescued from River Liffey last night
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Three people rescued from River Liffey last night

Apr 7th 2017, 7:01 AM 39,277 Views 12 Comments

They are all in hospital.

Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey
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# Soggy Moggy

Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey

Mar 21st 2017, 7:57 PM 15,033 Views 28 Comments

The “feisty feline” has been passed over to the care of DSCPA.

10 times the Ha'penny Bridge looked only feckin' gorgeous
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# Build A Bridge

10 times the Ha'penny Bridge looked only feckin' gorgeous

May 19th 2016, 4:57 PM 4,082 Views 1 Comment

You’d never guess she was 200 years old.

Young teenage boy drowns in Liffey accident
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Young teenage boy drowns in Liffey accident

May 14th 2016, 5:48 PM 36,831 Views 33 Comments

It is believed that the boy entered the Liffey before getting into difficulty.

Two arrested after suspected burglars crash two cars into Liffey
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Two arrested after suspected burglars crash two cars into Liffey

Apr 13th 2016, 8:54 AM 49,287 Views 51 Comments

No serious injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.

Here's the story behind this gorgeous photo of a couple kissing in the Liffey
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Here's the story behind this gorgeous photo of a couple kissing in the Liffey

Nov 3rd 2015, 10:00 PM 51,553 Views 23 Comments

So rosemantic.

Here's the story behind this gorgeous photo of a couple kissing in the Liffey
# Smooch
# Smooch

Here's the story behind this gorgeous photo of a couple kissing in the Liffey

Nov 3rd 2015, 5:03 PM 8,836 Views 5 Comments

So rosemantic <3

Tales of people 'having sex on the boardwalk' at odds with glossy new tourism video
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Tales of people 'having sex on the boardwalk' at odds with glossy new tourism video

Oct 19th 2015, 2:29 PM 34,015 Views 80 Comments

The tourists were said to be “stunned” by the scene they encountered close to O’Connell Bridge.

Two people rescued from River Liffey
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Two people rescued from River Liffey

Sep 26th 2015, 9:23 AM 21,727 Views 7 Comments

One was taken to hospital, but the other refused to go.

Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge
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Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge

Aug 24th 2015, 6:34 PM 30,221 Views 17 Comments

A tractor struck the bridge recently causing the damage and because it is a protected structure it could be months before it is repaired.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 16th 2015, 8:06 PM 16,089 Views 0 Comments

The death of an Irishman in Tanzania, a crashed plane in Indonesia and the CAO points system had people talking.

This swan was saved by gardaí after a nasty run-in with Luas cables
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# The Old Bill

This swan was saved by gardaí after a nasty run-in with Luas cables

May 1st 2015, 12:19 PM 11,974 Views 20 Comments

They’re now recovering in an animal shelter.

11 eerie photos of the fog in Dublin this morning
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# Foggy Dew

11 eerie photos of the fog in Dublin this morning

Mar 19th 2015, 9:52 AM 5,029 Views 1 Comment

It was like a scene from a horror movie but, you know, beautiful.

Liffey Valley is getting a Penneys
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Liffey Valley is getting a Penneys

Feb 24th 2015, 4:09 PM 70,155 Views 90 Comments

Massive expansion of the Liffey Valley shopping centre to bring 450 jobs “as quickly as possible”

Video: Dramatic rescue of man from Liffey in centre of Dublin city
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Video: Dramatic rescue of man from Liffey in centre of Dublin city

Dec 22nd 2014, 3:08 PM 42,996 Views 46 Comments

He was taken aboard a Dublin Fire Brigade rescue boat after entering the water at around 2pm.

Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland
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# Cutting Your Cloth

Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland

Nov 13th 2014, 3:41 PM 3,850 Views 0 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.

Touching comic tells story of homeless man who saved rabbit from Liffey
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Touching comic tells story of homeless man who saved rabbit from Liffey

Aug 8th 2014, 3:20 PM 16,259 Views 24 Comments

John Byrne jumped in after his pet rabbit Barney in 2012 after another man threw the animal into the water.

Strangers donate money online for US man robbed during Liffey rescue
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# American Hero

Strangers donate money online for US man robbed during Liffey rescue

Jul 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 45,205 Views 76 Comments

Karma strikes again.

Against the tide: Liffey-side industries battle on
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# A River Runs Through It

Against the tide: Liffey-side industries battle on

May 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 8,265 Views 6 Comments

Small businesses are flourishing along the capital’s main waterway, but face a host of challenges.

You can walk or cycle over the Rosie Hackett Bridge from tomorrow
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# Howya There Rosie

You can walk or cycle over the Rosie Hackett Bridge from tomorrow

May 20th 2014, 4:55 PM 26,455 Views 63 Comments

You can also drive over it if you’re a bus or taxi driver. Or a regular motorist who enjoys penalty points and prison time.

Dublin councillors vote for East Link toll to stay in place
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Dublin councillors vote for East Link toll to stay in place

Mar 4th 2014, 8:29 AM 7,815 Views 31 Comments

The charge could have been lifted from the end of next year, when the bridge transfers back into the council’s ownership.

Scramble to save heritage ship after Minister grants stay-of-execution
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# Naomh Eanna

Scramble to save heritage ship after Minister grants stay-of-execution

Feb 27th 2014, 7:38 AM 9,898 Views 17 Comments

The Naomh Éanna — a 1950s CIÉ ferry — was due to be scrapped within days. It’s hoped the vessel can be restored and turned into a tourist attraction.

Celtic Tiger-era Liffey bridge can’t open due to “lack of funding”
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# Sean O'casey Bridge

Celtic Tiger-era Liffey bridge can’t open due to “lack of funding”

Oct 29th 2013, 10:30 PM 56,789 Views 131 Comments

The Seán O’Casey Bridge was completed in 2005. It’s designed to open to shipping, but the authority that manages it says that’s not possible at the moment.

Pictures: Problems with Sam Beckett bridge lead to spectacular recreation of 'rainbow' ad
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# Oh Boy

Pictures: Problems with Sam Beckett bridge lead to spectacular recreation of 'rainbow' ad

Oct 5th 2013, 5:00 PM 26,960 Views 21 Comments

A tugboat with powerful hoses was brought in to cool the bridge’s cables so it could close properly…

Watch: This video will make you wish FlightFest happened every weekend
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Watch: This video will make you wish FlightFest happened every weekend

Sep 16th 2013, 3:15 PM 19,800 Views 73 Comments

Dylan Murphy put together this footage of the airshow yesterday, which saw dozens of planes fly low over Dublin.

Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month
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Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month

Aug 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 22,681 Views 57 Comments

FlightFest will see a selection of aircraft, from flying boats to massive cargo planes, fly over the River Liffey next month.

New world record as 1,693 form longest Riverdance line
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New world record as 1,693 form longest Riverdance line

Jul 21st 2013, 2:33 PM 18,518 Views 31 Comments

The previous record of 652 people dancing in a continuous line was held by Nashville, Tennessee.

Blind man walks 140km from Longford to Dublin to help wheelchair users
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# Inspirational

Blind man walks 140km from Longford to Dublin to help wheelchair users

Jul 15th 2013, 9:16 PM 5,583 Views 25 Comments

Rahim Nazarali has only five per cent eyesight but walked along the Royal Canal to raise money for the Irish Wheelchair Association.

Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...
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# Graffiti Bridge

Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...

Jul 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 24,516 Views 65 Comments

Ever walked across the Ha’penny Bridge and wondered where all those graffitied locks keep coming from – or who keeps taking them down?

VIDEO: People jump off restaurant rooftop into Liffey
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# Don't Try This At Home

VIDEO: People jump off restaurant rooftop into Liffey

Jun 6th 2013, 6:21 PM 38,630 Views 69 Comments

This is seriously dangerous…

Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint?
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Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint?

May 4th 2013, 9:45 AM 24,577 Views 40 Comments

A bloody massacre at a picnic in Ranelagh, mass graves of Black Death victims in Dublin 8: this and more in our illustrated guide of Viking and medieval Dublin.

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