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From TheJournal.ie The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago St Loman's Hospital

The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago

“I’m not afraid of death, death is a natural part of life. But this isn’t natural.” Alice’s daughter Pat says that there are still many questions around her mother’s death.

From TheJournal.ie Alice Clifford went missing in 1979 - now houses are being built where her family think her body could be Missing Persons Day

Alice Clifford went missing in 1979 - now houses are being built where her family think her body could be

Alice’s daughter Patricia said that she was “disheartened” at the system for the families of those who have gone missing.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after drugs worth €1.1 million seized in Dublin Seized

Man arrested after drugs worth €1.1 million seized in Dublin

Drugs were seized at Dublin Port and Ballycoolin Industrial Estate.

From TheJournal.ie Have you seen Jason Collins? He's been missing from Dublin for two days Appeal

Have you seen Jason Collins? He's been missing from Dublin for two days

Jason was last seen in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin on Tuesday, 24 October.

From TheJournal.ie League of Ireland footballer sent forward for trial over €240,000 cannabis seizure Ballyfermot

League of Ireland footballer sent forward for trial over €240,000 cannabis seizure

Robert Bayly was charged with possessing cannabis with intent to sell or supply.

From TheJournal.ie Gun and silencer 'found in plastic bag at side of road' following foiled gangland hit in Dublin Inchicore

Gun and silencer 'found in plastic bag at side of road' following foiled gangland hit in Dublin

A man has been arrested following the incident which happened in Inchicore at about 3pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Two Kinahan gunmen arrested with gun charged with conspiracy to murder Ballyfermot

Two Kinahan gunmen arrested with gun charged with conspiracy to murder

They will face court in Dublin tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Armed gardaí find loaded gun and arrest two men in significant anti-gangland operation Dublin

Armed gardaí find loaded gun and arrest two men in significant anti-gangland operation

The arrests were made on Kylemore Road in Ballyfermot.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize cannabis and heroin worth €4 million in gangland crackdown Seizure

Gardaí seize cannabis and heroin worth €4 million in gangland crackdown

Two firearms were seized in the operation..

From TheJournal.ie Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail Michael Smallhorn

Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail

The man was to be paid €200 for acting as a courier.

From TheJournal.ie 'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman Rescue 116

'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman

A memorial plaque will be unveiled for Rescue 116′s Paul Ormsby in his home town of Ballyfermot.

From TheJournal.ie Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds Closure

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unbreakable' CCTV system destroyed by Dublin drug gang as cocaine consignment arrived Poley Moley

'Unbreakable' CCTV system destroyed by Dublin drug gang as cocaine consignment arrived

It’s going to cost Dublin City Council €50,000 to repair.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €240,000 worth of cannabis in Dublin after stopping car Ballyfermot

Gardaí seize €240,000 worth of cannabis in Dublin after stopping car

The driver of the car – a 29-year-old man – was arrested at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Man (80s) seriously injured after being hit by car in Ballyfermot last night Dublin

Man (80s) seriously injured after being hit by car in Ballyfermot last night

The man was struck by a car on Ballyfermot road at 11.30pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie The streets of Ballyfermot are the stage today for a modern twist on the Passion of the Christ A Tale For Our Times

The streets of Ballyfermot are the stage today for a modern twist on the Passion of the Christ

The theatrical production will retell the story with a modern twist, incorporating the housing crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway in Laois Borris-in-Ossory

Gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway in Laois

Nearly half a million euro worth of the drug has been seized today across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her 70s remains in critical condition after Ballyfermot stabbing Appeal

Woman in her 70s remains in critical condition after Ballyfermot stabbing

Two men were seen running from the scene.

From TheJournal.ie 'We can't let fear stalk the streets': Community in shock after elderly woman stabbed Ballyfermot

'We can't let fear stalk the streets': Community in shock after elderly woman stabbed

The woman, aged in her 70s, remains in a critical condition.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 400 Dublin homes left without power overnight after sub station fire Ballyfermot

Almost 400 Dublin homes left without power overnight after sub station fire

It’s not known what caused the fire but vandalism has been ruled out.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire Ballyfermot

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire

Dublin Fire Brigade worked with the ESB to make the scene safe a short time ago.

From TheJournal.ie Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site Ballyfermot

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site

A local councillor said he hoped this would not stop the progress of building 72 social housing units.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin Robberies

Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin

The three robberies happened in the Ballyfermot area at the start of this week.

From TheJournal.ie Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs Protective Custody

Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs

The finding was made when officers searched the man and the drugs fell out of his underwear.

From TheJournal.ie Man to be charged in relation to shooting earlier this month Shooting

Man to be charged in relation to shooting earlier this month

The man in his 20s will appear before Dublin District Court charged in relation to the shooting of a man on the night of 1 November.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bikes scheme set to be expanded to areas on city outskirts The Suburbs

Dublin Bikes scheme set to be expanded to areas on city outskirts

Dublin City Council has agreed on advertising sites to allow for the expansion of the scheme which is expected to take place before next summer.

From TheJournal.ie Over €300,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in gangland crackdown Ballyfermot

Over €300,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in gangland crackdown

The drugs were seized at a private residence in Ballyfermot.

From TheJournal.ie Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term Courts

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term

32-year-old Kieran Cox had failed to make a left-hand turn, hit another parked car, and crashed into a pole before the car burst into flames.

From TheJournal.ie School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child Ballyfermot

School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child

Education Minister Richard Bruton has said his department is taking steps to assist the boy’s family.

From TheJournal.ie Car crashed through fence at Dublin modular housing site, then set alight Cherry Orchard

Car crashed through fence at Dublin modular housing site, then set alight

Construction on the rapid-build homes at the site is due to begin next week.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí launch separate appeals to find missing man and teenage boy Kildare And Dublin

Gardaí launch separate appeals to find missing man and teenage boy

A 35-year-old man and 17-year-old boy have gone missing from Maynooth and Ballyfermot respectively.

From TheJournal.ie Father makes emotional appeal to find son's killer: 'Why did they do that to Mark? He was harmless' Investigation

Father makes emotional appeal to find son's killer: 'Why did they do that to Mark? He was harmless'

The remains of Mark Burke were found at Thornton’s Recycling facility in July 2014.

13 of the most Ballyfermot things that ever happened

A bunch of legends.

From TheJournal.ie Man (19) shot in leg in Ballyfermot Le Fanu Drive

Man (19) shot in leg in Ballyfermot

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

From TheJournal.ie €3 million for boy left with "catastrophic injuries" after Caesarean section High Court

€3 million for boy left with "catastrophic injuries" after Caesarean section

He now has cerebral palsy. The judge paid tribute to his family.

From TheJournal.ie In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son Loving Tribute

In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son

“We feel so privileged and honoured to be able to say Kenneth was our son.”

From TheJournal.ie Murderer convicted of burning down a family home days after he was released from prison Repeat Offender

Murderer convicted of burning down a family home days after he was released from prison

A woman rescued her mother and younger brother from the house.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager killed after two motorbikes collide Ballyfermot

Teenager killed after two motorbikes collide

Another man has been brought to hospital.