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Dublin City Council plotting €200 million funding for 'below market rent' apartment blocks
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Dublin City Council plotting €200 million funding for 'below market rent' apartment blocks

Oct 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 26,506 Views 39 Comments

The proposed initial site for the Cost Rental Residential Project would be in Ballymun.

Balaclava-wearing gunmen shoot dead dad-of-two in suspected drug dispute murder
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Balaclava-wearing gunmen shoot dead dad-of-two in suspected drug dispute murder

Oct 6th 2018, 3:04 PM 32,616 Views 35 Comments

The incident happened around 11.15pm last night.

Appeal for information following fatal shooting of man (45) in Dublin
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Appeal for information following fatal shooting of man (45) in Dublin

Updated Oct 6th 2018, 11:36 AM 40,569 Views 12 Comments

The incident happened shortly after 11.15pm at Poppintree Crescent, Ballymun last night.

Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea
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Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:00 PM 22,475 Views 4 Comments

We take a tour of the Swedish furniture giant’s lucrative Dublin store’s little-seen areas.

Dublin woman suspected of large-scale cocaine importation top target for Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau
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Dublin woman suspected of large-scale cocaine importation top target for Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau

Sep 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 36,483 Views 18 Comments

The woman is suspected of bringing in hundreds of kilos every year.

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at Ballymun house
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Gardaí investigating after shots fired at Ballymun house

Sep 19th 2018, 11:24 AM 14,111 Views 1 Comment

There have been a number of shootings in the area in recent months.

Garda resourcing under spotlight as pre teens allegedly used in Ballymun drug trade
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Garda resourcing under spotlight as pre teens allegedly used in Ballymun drug trade

Sep 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 27,560 Views 43 Comments

The drugs are cut and mixed in several locations before a network of taxis distribute the packages to dealers.

Young woman shot in leg in Ballymun
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Young woman shot in leg in Ballymun

Aug 9th 2018, 10:19 PM 29,085 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.

Families move in to cooperative housing scheme in Dublin
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Families move in to cooperative housing scheme in Dublin

Aug 2nd 2018, 3:58 PM 33,351 Views 97 Comments

Residents live alongside social and private tenants, all sharing common amenities.

Man takes bullet to leg after two shooting incidents in 30 minutes in Ballymun, north Dublin
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Man takes bullet to leg after two shooting incidents in 30 minutes in Ballymun, north Dublin

Updated Jul 25th 2018, 6:18 PM 41,770 Views 39 Comments

The two shootings happened at about 4.30pm and 5pm this afternoon.

Ballymun gaelscoil will be finished by September despite contractor entering into examinership
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Ballymun gaelscoil will be finished by September despite contractor entering into examinership

Jul 13th 2018, 9:30 PM 14,882 Views 16 Comments

Under the examinership arrangement, it was agreed that the company would continue operating.

Residents happy with rapid-build homes - but some still feel a prevailing sense of insecurity
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Residents happy with rapid-build homes - but some still feel a prevailing sense of insecurity

Jul 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,790 Views 36 Comments

A new report has detailed the experiences of residents of the first two rapid-build developments.

Ikea in Ballymun attracted a ludicrous 3.6 million shoppers last year
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Ikea in Ballymun attracted a ludicrous 3.6 million shoppers last year

May 22nd 2018, 5:56 PM 16,447 Views 34 Comments

We like our Swedish flatpack furniture here and no mistake.

From the joy of county glory with Dublin to the agony of club setbacks with Ballymun
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From the joy of county glory with Dublin to the agony of club setbacks with Ballymun

Apr 19th 2018, 7:50 PM 8,418 Views 2 Comments

Dean Rock is aware of the contrast between county and club fortunes.

Calls for urgent renewal of 'outdated' city risk assessment report in light of Ballymun fire
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Calls for urgent renewal of 'outdated' city risk assessment report in light of Ballymun fire

Apr 9th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,457 Views 9 Comments

Noeleen Reilly is asking Dublin City Council to immediately evaluate its risk assessment report.

'They're living day to day': Emergency accommodation extended for victims of Metro Hotel fire
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'They're living day to day': Emergency accommodation extended for victims of Metro Hotel fire

Apr 4th 2018, 9:01 PM 11,453 Views 18 Comments

The families are still traumatised and facing extreme uncertainty about their accommodation, according to Ballymun councillor Noeleen Reilly.

Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire
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Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire

Mar 27th 2018, 10:45 PM 40,313 Views 33 Comments

Siptu said questions have been raised about how the fire jumped downwards two floors and called for stronger risk assessment procedures.

'Assumptions were made about the type of people living in Ballymun, and the type they should become'
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'Assumptions were made about the type of people living in Ballymun, and the type they should become'

Mar 25th 2018, 8:30 AM 31,022 Views 17 Comments

A documentary set to air on TV3 next week showcases how locals in Ballymun feel let down by the regeneration over the past few decades.

'All their belongings are gone': Clothes appeal for families affected by Ballymun fire
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'All their belongings are gone': Clothes appeal for families affected by Ballymun fire

Mar 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 26,587 Views 11 Comments

Some people lost their homes in the fire.

'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost'
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'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost'

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:51 PM 29,053 Views 50 Comments

A major fire ripped through a building in Ballymun last night.

'We don't have anything else... Everything's gone': Entire homes destroyed in Ballymun fire
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'We don't have anything else... Everything's gone': Entire homes destroyed in Ballymun fire

Mar 22nd 2018, 1:41 PM 30,617 Views 33 Comments

Residents and guests were left picking up the pieces after a huge blaze ripped through a Dublin building.

'This is not a Grenfell Tower type of fire': Investigations to begin after Dublin block blaze
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'This is not a Grenfell Tower type of fire': Investigations to begin after Dublin block blaze

Mar 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 41,734 Views 38 Comments

The fire broke out on the 13th floor of the building last night; around 200 people were evacuated and rehoused.

No reports of casualties as major fire rages at building complex in north Dublin city
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No reports of casualties as major fire rages at building complex in north Dublin city

Mar 21st 2018, 10:41 PM 176,535 Views 103 Comments

Roads are closed in the area as emergency services deal with the blaze at the Metro Hotel complex in Ballymun.

'We have waited a long time': Council plans to demolish Ballymun Shopping Centre
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'We have waited a long time': Council plans to demolish Ballymun Shopping Centre

Mar 17th 2018, 7:45 AM 15,466 Views 11 Comments

As things stand, the council says that the last tenant is expected to leave the building by this summer.

Investigation under way after death of garda at Ballymun Garda Station
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Investigation under way after death of garda at Ballymun Garda Station

Feb 11th 2018, 9:00 AM 124,033 Views 0 Comments

The man’s body was found in his office yesterday evening.

Ballymun Sinn Féin councillor resigns citing 'orchestrated bullying campaign' in area
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Ballymun Sinn Féin councillor resigns citing 'orchestrated bullying campaign' in area

Feb 5th 2018, 12:50 PM 33,727 Views 14 Comments

Noeleen Reilly said she first raised concerns with the party leadership four years ago.

Covert Garda units to patrol Dublin boxing event this weekend in wake of murders
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Covert Garda units to patrol Dublin boxing event this weekend in wake of murders

Feb 1st 2018, 12:10 AM 22,214 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that tight security will be in place at the Citywest event.

Dublin City Council 'super depot' gets the green light
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Dublin City Council 'super depot' gets the green light

Jan 11th 2018, 2:05 PM 18,154 Views 27 Comments

The €27 million plan will be built in Ballymun.

Parents urged not to buy children scrambler bikes for Christmas after fatalities in recent years
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Parents urged not to buy children scrambler bikes for Christmas after fatalities in recent years

Dec 17th 2017, 10:30 AM 18,176 Views 71 Comments

Councillor Noeleen Reilly says children as young as five have been seen using them on estates.

'Common sense has prevailed': Lidl in Ballymun a step closer after NTA drops objection
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'Common sense has prevailed': Lidl in Ballymun a step closer after NTA drops objection

Dec 13th 2017, 10:19 AM 24,086 Views 35 Comments

Local councillor Noeleen Reilly said locals were breathing sighs of relief at the news.

Man in his 40s shot in Ballymun
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Man in his 40s shot in Ballymun

Dec 10th 2017, 7:32 AM 25,314 Views 7 Comments

The man is in hospital after being shot in the leg.

Gardaí arrest teenager over Ballymun shooting which left garda injured
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Gardaí arrest teenager over Ballymun shooting which left garda injured

Dec 8th 2017, 5:40 PM 16,474 Views 19 Comments

The officer was shot in the arm.

Crack cocaine operation the focus of garda raid which left officer with gunshot wounds
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Crack cocaine operation the focus of garda raid which left officer with gunshot wounds

Dec 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,436 Views 20 Comments

Three people were arrested following the shooting.

Three people arrested after garda and another man injured in Dublin shooting
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Three people arrested after garda and another man injured in Dublin shooting

Dec 7th 2017, 12:20 PM 89,879 Views 84 Comments

It is understood that neither of the men have sustained life-threatening injuries.

Teenager (15) missing from Ballymun since Wednesday found
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Teenager (15) missing from Ballymun since Wednesday found

Nov 19th 2017, 2:44 PM 26,783 Views 4 Comments

He was last seen on Wednesday night.

Gardaí investigating two Dublin shootings last night
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Gardaí investigating two Dublin shootings last night

Nov 18th 2017, 8:03 AM 30,897 Views 25 Comments

The shootings occurred in Ballymun and Clondalkin.

Missing Dublin teenager Stefan Mooney located
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Missing Dublin teenager Stefan Mooney located

Oct 21st 2017, 6:41 PM 21,800 Views 8 Comments

Stefan Mooney had been missing since last Monday.

Gardaí seize drugs worth estimated €270,000 and arrest four people in Dublin
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Gardaí seize drugs worth estimated €270,000 and arrest four people in Dublin

Oct 14th 2017, 5:41 PM 19,390 Views 0 Comments

The operation was carried out as part of operation Thor by members of the Divisional Task Force based in Ballymun.

Man (50s) due in court over firearm offences
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Man (50s) due in court over firearm offences

Oct 1st 2017, 6:12 PM 10,980 Views 0 Comments

During a Garda raid on Friday, around €400,000 in cash, a pistol, ammunition and cocaine was seized.

Ballymun raider attempts armed robbery while armed gardaí are in store
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Ballymun raider attempts armed robbery while armed gardaí are in store

Sep 13th 2017, 10:33 AM 39,259 Views 43 Comments

A man was arrested a short distance away.