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# Swords

Last month
November 2023
575 people apply for 13 new cost-rental homes in Swords in just three days
The 13 three-bedroom houses will cost €1,654 per month to rent.
This year
Dublin care home that only let residents shower on set days amongst 19 HIQA found non-compliant
An inspector who visited the clinic announced found residents sat in rows in front of a TV that was switched off, as several complained that not enough activities were planned for them.
Swords tenants resisting eviction by €6bn real estate fund include kids and woman who has cancer
“We know now, that they can’t just put us out on the street without a court order,” one mum living in the apartments said.
Apartment owners threatened with legal action if they don't pay €5,000 for fire safety works
A report by
Cormac Fitzgerald
The Broadmeadows apartment complex is one of thousands of boom-era developments with fire safety defects.
Dublin families face homelessness after no-fault eviction notices from €6bn real estate group
After ten years living in the same apartment, Jekaterina now has nowhere to go after getting an eviction notice.
Man charged with murder over fatal stabbing of teenager in north Dublin earlier this year
Brandon Gavin was initially charged for causing serious harm to Marius Mamaliga at Forest Court, Swords on the evening of 23 February.
Appeals board grants planning for 780 units for North Dublin but refuses 100 units for Malahide
The plans for the Malahide units were refused due to a lack of provisions for public open space and other factors
Plans to build 2,300 homes in north Dublin given green light
This is the single largest development granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanála.
Gardaí seek directions from DPP over man charged with stabbing of teenager in Swords
Brandon Gavin was charged with causing serious harm to Marius Mamaliga, who has since died.
Teenager in critical condition following serious assault in Swords
Gardaí arrived at the scene on Brookdale Avenue at around 7pm.
Owner of Woodies DIY object to Dublin Metrolink over 'unacceptable' impact on business
It’s been argued that the proposed works will permanently damage trade and severely impact the customer experience at the store.
Last year
Gardaí appeal for witnesses to come forward after serious car crash in Swords
The passenger of one of the vehicles, a woman in her 30s, is receiving treatment at Beaumont Hospital.
'I just can't afford it': €15k fire safety repair bill for Dublin apartment homeowners
The owner management company said legal advice has been sought but the original developer company has been liquidated.
Body found in search for missing Dublin woman Bernadette Connolly
Bernadette’s daughter Jade said that they were grateful to have her back so that they can lay her to rest.
Two arrested and €374,000 cash seized in organised crime operation in Dublin
The seizure took place yesterday after two vehicles were intercepted by investigators.
Have you seen missing person Bernadette Connolly?
Bernadette is described as being 5’ 6” in height, of slim build, with hazel eyes and long black hair.
All time
Garda suspended from duty following alleged roadside test fail after patrol car collision
The collision happened near Swords, Dublin on Sunday afternoon.
Men charged after gardaí intercept vehicle and seize cash and cars
Gardaí seized over €130,000 in cash, two Audi cars and a Rolex watch.
Two arrested in connection with burglaries after stolen van intercepted on outskirts of Dublin
The thefts happened in Ardee and Swords last night.
Flash flooding recedes in north Dublin after heavy downpours
Footage on social media shows flood waters sweep through Swords this afternoon while crews were also deployed yo Malahide and Portmarnock.
Missing woman found safe and well
The woman had last been seen on 7 July.
Man arrested after daytime burglary of Dublin restaurant
Staff members at the restaurant were threatened with a weapon.
Gardaí appeal for public's help in finding 40-year-old woman last seen on Sunday
Irina Gavrila had been missing from Swords, Co Dublin since Sunday.
Outbreak of Covid-19 among residents and staff at Dublin nursing home
Residents and staff who tested positive are now isolating.
Gardaí seize €3.5 million worth of cocaine in north Dublin
The drugs were seized in Swords.
Man charged following seizure of over €600k worth of drugs
A 49-year-old man has been charged.
Gardaí seize 32 stolen dogs following searches in Swords
Dog wardens said the monetary value of the dogs would be in excess of €120,000.
Skeletal remains found in Swords could date back to Medieval plague
The remains were found in April but expert analysis was delayed due to Covid19 restrictions.
Man charged after another man is stabbed in Swords
The victim was taken to Beaumont Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Motorcyclist (30s) killed in north Dublin crash
Gardaí are appealing for information related to the incident which happened in Swords at 3pm today.
Thousands of capsules that claim to treat symptoms of Covid-19 seized in Dublin
The follow-up search today followed a seizure by Revenue at Dublin Airport last month.
Three men arrested following car chase after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint
A garda car was damaged in the pursuit.
Missing 17-year-old found safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.
Ancient skeletal remains believed to date back to 15th century found in Swords, Co Dublin
Gardaí were called to the scene by locals at 6pm this evening.
Gardaí appeal for information after two men shot in north Dublin
The incident happened at Killeek Lane, near Dublin Airport.
One person injured in large industrial fire in north Dublin
Dublin Fire Brigade said it has made good progress and will be scaling back the response soon.
Man who stole €3,300 from woman under guise of carrying out insulation work jailed for 14 months
The court heard Michael McGauley had gambling debts to pay off at the time of the offence.
150 workers 'temporarily' laid off at Swords pharma plant from today
The issue was raised in the Dáil today.
Two men due in court over series of ATM fraud incidents in Dublin
The ATM attacks were carried out in a number of areas including Drogheda, Swords and Blanchardstown.
Woman missing from Dublin found safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.