An 18-year-old woman, who was one of seven people injured in a crush outside Copper Face Jacks nightclub on Harcourt Street in Dublin, is in a critical condition. She is being treated in St James’ Hospital in Dublin. The incident happened outside Copper Face Jacks on Harcourt St at about midnight. Gardaí say around 1,500 people were queuing outside the nightclub at the time.
I’m usually not the type to whip out my phone and start recording, but this guy (above) was working as an extra doorman at Copper Face Jacks [Saturday night]. He had no numbers on his shoulder and was ignoring people who had queued properly and letting in people he knew.
I was threatened with arrest under the public order act for enquiring why he – a garda with no shoulder tags – was working the door. Farcical.
A woman who allegedly fell on a wet floor while dancing at a Dublin nightclub with a work colleague has sued for damages. Ciara O’Connell was allegedly dancing backwards to a song by Shakira in a style from the film ‘Dirty Dancing’ when the accident happened at Copper Face Jacks, Harcourt Street, the High Court heard.
When counsel for the club put it to Ms O’Connell that she had been dancing in a ‘Dirty Dancing’ manner, and that Mr Humphries had leaned back too far and fell over, Ms O’Connell said it felt like he had slipped. “I could not say why he fell,” she said. Nobody suggested to her she was dancing in a reckless manner, she said.
In the Sunday Times yesterday it was announced that POD closed the doors of Crawdaddy and Tripod over the weekend.
The 24,000 sq.ft Harcourt Street complex is being let to the consortium of people behind Flannery’s Pub and it was suggested that the POD complex would become a large nightclub to compete with nearby Copper Face Jack’s. The Odeon Bar beside POD has also closed down.