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'It should all be up for grabs': Dublin City Council hopes industrial estates will be re-zoned for housing
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'It should all be up for grabs': Dublin City Council hopes industrial estates will be re-zoned for housing

Aug 13th 2018, 4:42 PM 19,053 Views 31 Comments

Last week, the Department of Housing released guidelines outlining how the estates could be re-developed.

Garda watchdog probing crash after car sped away from checkpoint and struck woman
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Garda watchdog probing crash after car sped away from checkpoint and struck woman

Updated Jun 20th 2018, 6:50 PM 33,665 Views 21 Comments

The incident occurred on Sarsfield Road in Ballyfermot around 9pm last night.

Appeal to find man who has been missing since Friday
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Appeal to find man who has been missing since Friday

May 15th 2018, 6:04 PM 28,607 Views 10 Comments

Kenneth Brunell was last seen at his home in Ballyfermot on 11 May.

15-year-old girl missing from Dublin found 'safe and well'
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15-year-old girl missing from Dublin found 'safe and well'

Feb 28th 2018, 11:54 AM 16,688 Views 5 Comments

She was last seen at her home in Ballyfermot on Monday morning.

Poorer households turning to pre-pay heating - but that means they pay a 'poverty premium'
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Poorer households turning to pre-pay heating - but that means they pay a 'poverty premium'

Feb 16th 2018, 8:36 AM 33,069 Views 94 Comments

A new Mabs report covered the west Dublin areas of Ballyfermot, Chapelizod, Palmerstown and Cherry Orchard.

Man (21) shot in the leg in Dublin
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Man (21) shot in the leg in Dublin

Jan 4th 2018, 10:09 PM 35,417 Views 32 Comments

It’s understood he was shot in the leg and is still at the scene.

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

Jan 1st 2018, 10:30 PM 34,793 Views 11 Comments

“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.

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

Dec 7th 2017, 6:01 AM 20,802 Views 4 Comments

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

Man arrested after drugs worth €1.1 million seized in Dublin
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Man arrested after drugs worth €1.1 million seized in Dublin

Nov 10th 2017, 3:07 PM 18,559 Views 10 Comments

Drugs were seized at Dublin Port and Ballycoolin Industrial Estate.

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

Oct 26th 2017, 2:08 PM 16,126 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Sep 28th 2017, 5:20 PM 24,750 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 6th 2017, 9:24 PM 47,236 Views 62 Comments

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

Two Kinahan gunmen arrested with gun charged with conspiracy to murder
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Two Kinahan gunmen arrested with gun charged with conspiracy to murder

Aug 13th 2017, 7:19 AM 15,326 Views 0 Comments

They will face court in Dublin tomorrow.

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

Aug 8th 2017, 6:40 AM 41,185 Views 53 Comments

The arrests were made on Kylemore Road in Ballyfermot.

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

Jul 18th 2017, 9:22 AM 18,278 Views 19 Comments

Two firearms were seized in the operation..

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

May 29th 2017, 8:15 PM 38,762 Views 11 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,484 Views 5 Comments

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

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

May 23rd 2017, 9:25 PM 13,403 Views 18 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.

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

May 15th 2017, 12:05 AM 85,895 Views 69 Comments

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

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

May 13th 2017, 8:26 AM 18,052 Views 19 Comments

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

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

May 1st 2017, 11:04 AM 10,970 Views 1 Comment

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

This gas video of kids dancing to the Vengaboys in Ballyfermot has gone global
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# Dance Party

This gas video of kids dancing to the Vengaboys in Ballyfermot has gone global

Apr 15th 2017, 3:00 PM 13,939 Views 1 Comment

BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM!

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

Apr 8th 2017, 9:00 AM 15,992 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Feb 24th 2017, 6:52 PM 20,250 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 9:43 AM 18,886 Views 14 Comments

Two men were seen running from the scene.

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

Jan 1st 2017, 6:32 PM 67,322 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Dec 29th 2016, 8:09 AM 8,080 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2016, 8:48 PM 17,370 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2016, 4:23 PM 34,113 Views 37 Comments

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

Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin
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Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin

Dec 8th 2016, 5:27 PM 36,701 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:20 AM 12,297 Views 0 Comments

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

Man to be charged in relation to shooting earlier this month
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Man to be charged in relation to shooting earlier this month

Nov 12th 2016, 3:14 PM 11,085 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

Nov 8th 2016, 6:24 PM 15,976 Views 40 Comments

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.

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

Nov 6th 2016, 8:05 AM 13,995 Views 4 Comments

The drugs were seized at a private residence in Ballyfermot.

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

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:21 PM 13,318 Views 18 Comments

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.

School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child
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School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child

Sep 5th 2016, 7:15 PM 42,308 Views 137 Comments

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

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

Sep 5th 2016, 4:12 PM 27,475 Views 42 Comments

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

Pokémon Go's description of Ballyfermot is shady as hell
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# Ballyer

Pokémon Go's description of Ballyfermot is shady as hell

Jul 28th 2016, 10:22 AM 8,082 Views 4 Comments

Ooof.

Gardaí launch separate appeals to find missing man and teenage boy
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Gardaí launch separate appeals to find missing man and teenage boy

May 7th 2016, 9:40 PM 35,328 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Apr 7th 2016, 10:18 PM 26,392 Views 8 Comments

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