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The Park, the hops, the buskers and the craic.

From TheJournal.ie PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home Alan Shatter

PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home

The photo was contained in a package sent to the Minister for Justice’s home in south Dublin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged over killing of Sonia Blount Plaza Hotel

Man charged over killing of Sonia Blount

The body of the young mother was found by cleaning staff at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Council steps in to stop Adamstown becoming a 'ghost' town Kickstart

Council steps in to stop Adamstown becoming a 'ghost' town

One councillor said he hoped the changes will help kick-start sustainable development in the area.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not popular to be in Labour': Party not surprised by Dermot Looney's departure Labour Pains

'It's not popular to be in Labour': Party not surprised by Dermot Looney's departure

That’s now 27 councillors who have left the party since it went into government with all of them citing coalition policies as one of their reasons for quitting.

From TheJournal.ie Man dead and another seriously injured after early morning stabbing in Shankill Stabbing

Man dead and another seriously injured after early morning stabbing in Shankill

The two men in their late 20s were found with serious stab injuries on the road at Rathsallagh Park at around 5.30am.

From TheJournal.ie 'A nice bonus at Christmas time': Dublin mayor's pay-cut benefits 50 community groups Politicians' Pay

'A nice bonus at Christmas time': Dublin mayor's pay-cut benefits 50 community groups

Dermot Looney’s decision to surrender part of his salary has worked out well for dozens of community groups in the south of the capital.

From TheJournal.ie ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin Going Dark

ESB says electricity restored after power cuts affect parts of south Dublin

ESB Networks has now restored power.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed in Tallaght stabbing 'wouldn't hurt a fly' James Humphries This post contains images

Man killed in Tallaght stabbing 'wouldn't hurt a fly'

The family of father-of-one James Humphries have been paying tribute, following his death in a stab attack in Tallaght last evening.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Have €2.5m spare? This Harry Potter-style abbey is up for sale Loreto Abbey This post contains images

PICS: Have €2.5m spare? This Harry Potter-style abbey is up for sale

Loreto Abbey was put on the market by David Carson, receiver of Lozeto Ltd.

From TheJournal.ie Lord Mayor: Dublin needs a mayor with 'real powers', but role unlikely before 2019 Dublin City

Lord Mayor: Dublin needs a mayor with 'real powers', but role unlikely before 2019

Oisín Quinn has been sharing his thoughts on the future of the mayorship, following a poll that shows 61 per cent of Dubliners are in favour of a directly elected CEO for the city.

From TheJournal.ie Management investigating after toddlers wander out of Stepaside creche Giraffe Childcare

Management investigating after toddlers wander out of Stepaside creche

The ‘Giraffe’ facility in Belarmine was one of three crèches featured as part of an RTÉ investigation into alleged mistreatment of children earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic-looking fire at Killiney Hill not thought to be serious Blaze

Dramatic-looking fire at Killiney Hill not thought to be serious

Dublin Fire Brigade say they haven’t dispatched any units to the scene, and that it may be a low-level gorse fire.

From TheJournal.ie Explosive device made safe after Rathmines housing estate sealed off Security Alert

Explosive device made safe after Rathmines housing estate sealed off

A security alert forced the shut down of the Cowper Downs estate this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested at the scene of a 'serious' stabbing in Dun Laoghaire Stabbing

Man arrested at the scene of a 'serious' stabbing in Dun Laoghaire

A 41-year-old male was stabbed and seriously injured during an incident at an apartment at Clarence St, Dun Laoghaire.

From TheJournal.ie Delays to traffic and rail services after car smashed through Merrion Gates Merrion Gates

Delays to traffic and rail services after car smashed through Merrion Gates

Merrion Gates will close to all traffic at 2pm today for repair works so drivers should use alternative routes.

From TheJournal.ie Strike at Dublin water plant to begin on Tuesday Water Woes

Strike at Dublin water plant to begin on Tuesday

“We cannot believe that our employers are refusing to recognise our union – it’s 2013, not 1913″.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Entire contents of hotel where Late Late stars stayed to be auctioned off Auction This post contains images

Entire contents of hotel where Late Late stars stayed to be auctioned off

Everything, including chandeliers and beds, must go at The Montrose Hotel auction this weekend. You can view the contents from today.

From TheJournal.ie The Submarine Bar in Crumlin closed as receivers appointed Receivership

The Submarine Bar in Crumlin closed as receivers appointed

The well-known pub in south Dublin had receivers appointed to it yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Two released, man due in court over Kimmage stabbing Stabbing

Two released, man due in court over Kimmage stabbing

A man was found with stab wounds outside a house in the south Dublin suburb just before 3am yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested after man stabbed in Kimmage Stabbing

Three arrested after man stabbed in Kimmage

A man was found with stab wounds outside a house in the south Dublin suburb just before 3am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Four DFB units deal with serious house fire in Sandycove House Fire

Four DFB units deal with serious house fire in Sandycove

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning but no one was injured in the incident in south Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rare' silver Audi car taken in aggravated burglary in Goatstown South Dublin

'Rare' silver Audi car taken in aggravated burglary in Goatstown

Gardaí believe that the burglars may have targeted the particular model in an overnight raid.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Dublin continue to question two teens over fatal stabbing Stabbing

Gardaí in Dublin continue to question two teens over fatal stabbing

The two males were arrested yesterday following an incident which occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for witnesses after sexual assault in Tallaght Sexual Assault

Appeal for witnesses after sexual assault in Tallaght

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man robs Dublin city centre post office, makes getaway in a taxi Robbery

Man robs Dublin city centre post office, makes getaway in a taxi

The incident in the south of the city happened at around 10am this morning and a “substantial sum of money” was stolen, according to Gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window Septic Tanks

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window

The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.

From TheJournal.ie Firearms seizure in south Dublin linked to robbery of Wicklow gun shop Wicklow

Firearms seizure in south Dublin linked to robbery of Wicklow gun shop

Details of the incidents, which occurred last week, are only now emerging.

From TheJournal.ie Four released following armed robbery on cash-in-transit van Robbery

Four released following armed robbery on cash-in-transit van

A large amount of cash was taken during the robbery at the Long Mile Road in Dublin last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Counties with lower incomes less likely to pay household charge Household Charge

Counties with lower incomes less likely to pay household charge

A comparison of household charge payments with CSO income data reveals a general correlation between payment and income.

From TheJournal.ie Main runway at Dublin Airport to be closed overnight this week Dublin Airport

Main runway at Dublin Airport to be closed overnight this week

The closure is to facilitate essential electrical maintenance work and will not affect services.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster counties lead table of household charge boycotts Ulster Says No

Ulster counties lead table of household charge boycotts

Donegal, Monaghan and Cavan are among the counties with the lowest payment levels so far. Where does yours rank?

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seek help tracing missing Dublin man, 64 Missing

Gardaí seek help tracing missing Dublin man, 64

William Quirke, 64, was last seen on the Dundrum Road, Windy Arbour, last Friday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager released without charge in investigation into LulzSec hacking Arrest

Teenager released without charge in investigation into LulzSec hacking

The 19-year-old had been arrested and held at a station in Dublin as part of a global investigation into computer hacking.

From TheJournal.ie Teen arrested in Dublin as part of computer hacking probe Arrest

Teen arrested in Dublin as part of computer hacking probe

A man aged in his late teens was arrested this morning and is being held in connection with an international computer hacking investigation at a south Dublin garda station.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses National Treasure

Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses

Labour TD Eamonn Maloney says he’s not “crusading” but refuses to claim expenses as a matter of principle.

From TheJournal.ie New website will fix potholes and streetlights... via Twitter Tweet Relief

New website will fix potholes and streetlights... via Twitter

Fixyourstreet.ie allows residents to report local problems online or in a tweet – and the government has promised to respond to every single one.

From TheJournal.ie New rapid transit bus for south Dublin proposed Transport

New rapid transit bus for south Dublin proposed

“BlueLine” rapid transit bus proposed for St. Vincents, UCD, RTE and Sandyford Industrial Estate.