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From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official Asylum Seekers

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official

Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

From TheJournal.ie 'Players Please': Locals highlight history of Dublin 8 factory as redevelopment looms PLAYERS PLEASE

'Players Please': Locals highlight history of Dublin 8 factory as redevelopment looms

Plans for the Player Wills Factory in Dublin 8 include building 1,400 new apartments.

From TheJournal.ie 'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box Voting

'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box

The stickers will be available at polling stations in the Dublin City Council electoral area.

From TheJournal.ie After a decade of promises, work finally begins on O'Devaney Gardens regeneration A Long Time Coming

After a decade of promises, work finally begins on O'Devaney Gardens regeneration

The first phase of the development will deliver 56 homes.

From TheJournal.ie 'If this goes ahead, we'll go out of business': Planning appeal for protected structures in Dublin 7 Blessington Street

'If this goes ahead, we'll go out of business': Planning appeal for protected structures in Dublin 7

A company wants to convert the sites on Blessington Street into an aparthotel, but locals aren’t keen on the idea.

From TheJournal.ie 'We didn't realise it would be this bad': Cork locals protest against Apple's building works Disruption

'We didn't realise it would be this bad': Cork locals protest against Apple's building works

Noise, dust and the size of the building itself has locals worried about Apple’s latest development.

From TheJournal.ie How one of Ireland's tourist hotspots manages its influx of visitors every year Dingle Peninsula

How one of Ireland's tourist hotspots manages its influx of visitors every year

While there have been anti-tourism protests across Europe, it’s business as usual in Ireland – but why?

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested and released over alleged sexual assault was out on bail Ringsend

Man arrested and released over alleged sexual assault was out on bail

An 18-year-old girl said she was sexually assaulted at a site near Pigeon House Road in the Ringsend.

From TheJournal.ie C’mere ‘till I tell ya why Dublin is better than all the rest Opinion

C’mere ‘till I tell ya why Dublin is better than all the rest

Dublin wants to be the European City of Culture 2020. Why do you think it deserves it?

From TheJournal.ie Elderly woman beaten up in her home puts house up for sale Attack

Elderly woman beaten up in her home puts house up for sale

Locals have expressed their sadness that Eva Sutton will not be returning to the home in which she spent most of her life.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal after elderly woman (90) brutally assaulted in her Bray home Attack

Gardaí appeal after elderly woman (90) brutally assaulted in her Bray home

Eva Sutton was attacked in her home after two men kicked in her front door.

From TheJournal.ie Shell's Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests Corrib

Shell's Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests

Tests at the plant are expected to continue until early next year.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested during protest against Kilkenny bridge River Nore

Two arrested during protest against Kilkenny bridge

Protesters have been maintaining a 24-hour presence at the construction site.

From TheJournal.ie New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks Northern Ireland

New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks

TUV councillor Jolene Bunting apologised, explaining her teenage self meant ‘Republicans’ and not Catholics when she wrote the posts in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie The final stretch: Fewer than 40 council seats still to be filled LE14

The final stretch: Fewer than 40 council seats still to be filled

Counting is due to resume in most areas at 10am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Oisín Quinn will remain Lord Mayor of Dublin even if he loses council seat Losing The Chains

Oisín Quinn will remain Lord Mayor of Dublin even if he loses council seat

Tallies show Oisin Quinn in danger of losing his Dublin City Council seat at 6 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie What does a county councillor actually do? For Local People

What does a county councillor actually do?

They do a lot of work, walking and, no, they can’t repeal the water charges.

From TheJournal.ie Wind turbines height increase refused as it will impact on scenic Donegal Wild Atlantic Way

Wind turbines height increase refused as it will impact on scenic Donegal

Donegal County Council said the turbines height would impact in a negative way on Kinnagoe Bay.

From TheJournal.ie Over 30 syringes found in a boarded up council house Wicklow

Over 30 syringes found in a boarded up council house

Sinn Fein Councillor John Brady said it is not an isolated incident and that boarded up houses are becoming drug dens in towns across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women Girl Power

Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women

From the candidacy selections so far, Fianna Fáil is the worst when it comes to having women stand for office in the local elections this year.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas Rubbish

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.

Lead singer of The Stunning slams Arthur's Day 'smugness' Arthur's Day

Lead singer of The Stunning slams Arthur's Day 'smugness'

Steve Wall is lashing out at the failure to promote Irish artists.

From TheJournal.ie Locals in Meath told to keep windows closed and stay indoors following Panda blaze Fire

Locals in Meath told to keep windows closed and stay indoors following Panda blaze

Fire at the recycling plant is continuing to burn, but is controlled.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…