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# Ballyfermot

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January 2023
# vincent jackson
Refugee accommodation protestors 'roar obscenities' outside house of Ballyfermot councillor
Independent councillor Vincent Jackson said he returned to his home yesterday evening to find his ‘daughter roaring and crying’.
# Ballyfermot
Gardai get more time for DPP directions in Cherry Orchard car ramming case
Four boys were arrested in connection with the ramming of a Garda car, two 14-year-olds and two 15-year-olds.
Last year
# Justice Minister
Helen McEntee begins maternity leave with Heather Humphreys taking over justice brief
Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys will take over the justice brief until 17 December.
# Cherry Orchard
Government sets up group to ‘intensify’ support for Cherry Orchard
The area came under the spotlight in September after people cheered as a Garda patrol car was rammed.
# Charged
Third man in court over Ballyfermot garda attacks
Gardai arrested three men and one woman during the investigation.
# Ballyfermot
Two men appear in court following assault on gardaí in Ballyfermot
The men, aged in their 50s and 30s, appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this morning.
# Dublin
Taoiseach condemns 'utterly reprehensible' attack on two Gardaí outside pub in Ballyfermot
The two gardaí were responding to an incident last night when the attack occurred.
# Dublin
Woman arrested in connection with stabbing incident in Ballyfermot released without charge
A man was found with an apparent stab wound in a flat in Claddagh Court in Dublin shortly after 2.30am on Tuesday.
Woman in her 40s arrested after man stabbed to death in Ballyfermot in Dublin
The man was found in a flat in the Dublin suburb early this morning.
# Ballyfermot
Two men sent forward for trial for alleged assault of teenagers in Dublin
One teen, Alanna Quinn Idris, lost her sight in one eye following the incident.
# Ballyfermot
Witness appeal after woman threatened with suspected gun during car hijacking in Dublin
The incident occurred at 3.10pm this afternoon on Park West Road in Ballyfermot, Dublin 12.
# Ballyfermot
Cherry Orchard: Six homes searched in probe into patrol car ramming
Mobile phones and clothing were seized during the raids.
# policing
Cherry Orchard locals are 'fed up' and 'ignored' and feel criminals are 'in charge'
Gardaí in the area are “undervalued and overworked”, according to officers.
# Cherry Orchard
'Disgraceful': Commissioner condemns ramming of garda car in Cherry Orchard
The Garda Public Order Unit has been brought in to the area as a result.
# Children's Court
Teen pleads guilty to stealing double-decker bus for 30 minutes
The court heard that the teenager, who had left his care facility in Cork, managed to get the bus started.
# Ballyfermot
Gardaí seize Uzi and silencer in west Dublin
Officers also seized ammunition.
# Ballyfermot
13-year-old boy missing from Dublin found safe and well
He had been missing from the Ballyfermot area since 12 June.
# Alan Downey
Man jailed for attacking elderly neighbour during burglary while on bail
Alan Downey has 40 previous convictions, including convictions for assault causing harm, theft and possession of knives.
# Ballyfermot
Woman (30s) arrested in connection with fatal shooting in west Dublin
The shooting occurred in Ballyfermot on 9 January.
# Ballyfermot
Two pedestrians hospitalised following collision in Dublin
The incident happened at around 8pm yesterday evening.
# Dublin
Second male juvenile arrested in connection with serious assault in Ballyfermot
A second male has been arrested while the first male has been released, Gardaí said.
# Ballyfermot
Gardaí investigating serious assault in Ballyfermot arrest young male
Two teenagers suffered serious injuries when they were assaulted in December.
# Dublin
Seven scramblers and a quad bike seized in garda operation
Two of the bikes were confirmed as stolen and officers are in the process of reuniting them with their owners.
# Courts
Man (40) appears in court in connection with fatal shooting of Michael Tormey
The 49 year-old victim was shot dead earlier this month.
# Dublin
Man (40) charged over fatal Ballyfermot shooting
The man is due to appear in court tomorrow morning.
# Ballyfermot
Gardaí pursuing 'multiple lines of inquiry' in Michael Tormey murder investigation
Michael was shot dead in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# Ballyfermot
Gardaí say they are still working to establish motive for 'callous' murder of Michael Tormey
Gardaí said they are satisfied there was altercation prior to his murder.
# Ballyfermot
Gardaí investigating after man (40s) killed in Ballyfermot shooting
The man, who was in his late 40s, received a number of gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Dublin
Strict bail granted to two male youths charged with Ballyfermot assault
The two 18-year-olds appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am.
# Ballyfermot
Two charged in connection with assault on teenage girl and her friend last week
17-year-old Alanna Quinn was on her way home with a male friend when they were assaulted.
# Alanna Quinn Idris
Over €40,000 raised for teen attacked in Ballyfermot as Gardaí issue appeal for witnesses
According to the page, all funds raised will be split equally with Alanna’s friend who was also injured in the attack.
# Ballyfermot
Witness appeal after teenage girl assaulted in Dublin
No arrests have been made at this stage of the investigation.
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# Ballyfermot
Man (80s) dies after collision between car and bicycle in Dublin
The cyclist, a man in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Ballyfermot
Man arrested in connection with shooting incident in Dublin last month
The incident occurred on 17 November.
# Ballyfermot
Man hospitalised with serious injuries following Dublin shooting
The man sustained a number of gunshot wounds and was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
# Ballyfermot
Third man charged over fatal shooting of man in Ballyfermot last year remanded in custody
The judge remanded him in custody to appear at Cloverhill District Court next Thursday.
# Dublin
Man in his 20s dies in single-vehicle crash in Ballyfermot
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
Locals to hold solidarity vigil after Ballyfermot church faced backlash for flying Pride flag
A report by
Lauren Boland
The Ballyfermot Assumption Parish Church flew a Pride flag last week to show that “all are welcome”.
The Ballyfermot Assumption Parish flew an Irish flag and a Pride flag last week to show that "all are welcome" in its church.
The church received abusive messages on social media and was asked by the Dublin diocese to remove it because of a stance against flags.
Local community groups are planning to meet on Friday to show solidarity, Lauren Boland reports.
# ellen coss brown
Judge orders ad to be placed in Manchester newspaper for Irishwoman missing for 21 years
Ellen Coss Brown is a beneficiary of a €372k estate.
# Ballyfermot
Dublin man loses €75,000 defamation claim against McDonalds restaurant chain
Mark White claimed he had been accused by a staff member of lacing two drinks with vodka.