Elderly woman found homeless on O'Connell Street after being discharged from Dublin hospital
Christy Burke has slammed the hospital for discharging the woman back onto the street, and said the council quickly worked to ensure she had a bed for the night in a safe location . He told Dublin Live: "This woman should have never been discharged from the hospital. "I was out doing the homeless soup run last night, and after I headed home I got a call from Irene Coady Murphy one of the founders of Reaching Out for Homeless. "I immediately called Fran Devereux from Dublin City Council and in fairness to him he had finished work after a long day and still got her a room in a safe hotel within minutes.
The statue of musician Luke Kelly on Dublin ' s Sheriff Street has been vandalised . A picture posted on social media appears to show black paint across a section of the two-metre head of the late musician .
Locals have reacted angrily after the Luke Kelly sculpture in Dublin was defaced with spray- paint . Sunglasses were spray- painted on the sculpture Local Councillor Anthony Flynn tweeted an image of the statue , which was unveiled just a few months ago. "Absolute ridiculous act of vandalism, mocks
A statue of Luke Kelly's head has been vandalised again.
A thug carried out the mindless act on the landmark, on Guild St in Dublin, today.
It is the second time since the statue's unveiling that it has been defaced.
Pictures show that the head, which sits by the canal near his native Sheriff St, has had glasses painted onto it and lines on the side of its cheek.
The thuggery hasn't been going down well with locals, who have once again been left outraged.
Last June the statue was delicately scrubbed for hours to remove paint after a vandal sprayed it in broad daylight.
Dublin Airport emergency team deployed to runway after plane's tyre goes flat mid-air
It was carrying almost 200 people back from Spain .A spokeswoman for Dublin Airport confirmed the incident and said it all came to a conclusion safely.She said: "I can confirm that flight BLX624 arriving from Tenerife declared an emergency just after 7pm this evening."The aircraft landed safely and without incident just before 7.20. Dublin Airport’s emergency fire and rescue services were in attendance which is normal operating procedure.
A statue of musician Luke Kelly on Sheriff Street in Dublin has been vandalised for the second time in seven months. Black paint was used to put sunglasses on the statue , as well as marks on the nose and cheek.
A statue of renowned Irish folk singer Luke Kelly , situated at Sheriff Street in Dublin , has been vandalised . Plans had already been made to give Luke Kelly his own statue back in 2004, after a unanimous vote from the city council, but this plan fell through whenever it became apparent that the
Workers, including the statue's designer Vera Klute and councillor Christy Burke, helped get him back to good health as they used solvent to take off the paint.
Peter Wojcievch from P Mac's anti-graffiti service helped get most of the paint off and will return to get some spots in the cracks of Luke's eyes in the morning.
Speaking to Dublin Live at the time, former Lord Mayor and good friend of Luke Christy Burke said seeing the state it was in was "like attending a wake".
He said: "A lot of the young lads and girls were here singing when Luke was unveiled - some came up to me yesterday [after the first time it got defaced] and said 'we'll mind Luke Christy' which was touching.
"The women wanted to get clothes and wipe him down, but we advised against that - but everyone wanted to do something."
Ireland’s first Tiki bar is opening in Dublin this month
Dublin 2 will soon get an exotic makeover with the arrival of Ireland’s first-ever Tiki rum bar. Ohana Tiki Bar will follow similar bars that have taken New York and London by storm when it opens at 17 Harcourt Street.
LUKE KELLY ’ S STATUE has now been fully cleaned, hours after it was vandalised in Dublin yesterday evening. The statue on Sheriff Street Two statues to the Dublin icon were unveiled to the public earlier this year – one on Sheriff Street with the other on South King Street near Grafton Street.
A memorial to Irish music legend Luke Kelly has been vandalised in Dublin ’ s inner city. The Sheriff Street memorial was one of two statues of the Local Councillor Christy Burke said the community is “outraged” after it was defaced by vandals who spray painted a dark pair of sunglasses on it.
The Garda press office has been contacted for comment.
Man accused of mother of six’s murder dies in prison .
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