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From TheJournal.ie Man apprehended by gardaí in Citywest after seven-hour hunt for armed carjacker Series Of Robberies

Man apprehended by gardaí in Citywest after seven-hour hunt for armed carjacker

Gardaí were on the hunt for an armed man who stole three cars in Tallaght early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year Tallaght

Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year

Dean Sutcliffe, now 21, was 17 at the time of the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Staff at a shutdown Tallaght youth centre have now been occupying the building for a week Brookfield 5

Staff at a shutdown Tallaght youth centre have now been occupying the building for a week

The workers were told they had lost their jobs last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Man appears in court over fatal stabbing in Tallaght Dublin

Man appears in court over fatal stabbing in Tallaght

The stabbing happened at Deerpark Avenue on 18 February.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght Stone Throwing

Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght

Drivers had threatened to curtail a number of routes next week.

From TheJournal.ie Vandalism in south Dublin continues despite €20,000 investment in CCTV system Balgaddy

Vandalism in south Dublin continues despite €20,000 investment in CCTV system

The council recently spent €20,000 on the security set-up.

From TheJournal.ie The Square shopping centre in Tallaght goes on the market for over €230m NAMA

The Square shopping centre in Tallaght goes on the market for over €230m

The 27-year-old development is one of the last large-scale commercial properties on Nama’s books.

From TheJournal.ie Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses Jobstown

Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses

Representatives for drivers have said there are ongoing issues with anti-social behaviour in Tallaght and Finglas.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 50s arrested after suspected bomb discovered at Tallaght home Dominics Terrace

Man in his 50s arrested after suspected bomb discovered at Tallaght home

The suspect device was removed for analysis by the Defence Forces EOD team.

From TheJournal.ie 'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?' School Costs

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'

School principals say rising costs are putting pressure on parents and on schools.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest drunk driver who had no tax, insurance, NCT or front wheels Tyred Out

Gardaí arrest drunk driver who had no tax, insurance, NCT or front wheels

The man was taken to Tallaght Garda Station and a prosecution will follow.

From The42 Unbeaten Ireland seek European quarter-final success over Israel Basketball

Unbeaten Ireland seek European quarter-final success over Israel

The U18 women’s team are aiming for FIBA European Championship Division B glory.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest 24 street dealers after sting operation in Tallaght Drugs

Gardaí arrest 24 street dealers after sting operation in Tallaght

Undercover gardaí made over 74 ‘buys’ from dealers over the course of the operation.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Venezuelans turn out in Tallaght to cast vote against their president Venezuela Votes
From TheJournal.ie Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount Tallaght

Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount

The Dublin man used a fake Facebook profile to lure his ex-girlfriend to a hotel room.

From TheJournal.ie All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50 Firhouse

All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50

A five-car collision occurred on the northbound side of the motorway at Firhouse before 7am.

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged in relation to hijacking of car in south Dublin Shankill

Two men charged in relation to hijacking of car in south Dublin

The men were arrested earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'An extraordinary person and a beautiful woman': Community turns out to pay respects to Ann Louise Gilligan True Champion
From TheJournal.ie Man charged with the murder of Dublin woman Patricia O'Connor IN COURT

Man charged with the murder of Dublin woman Patricia O'Connor

Green told gardaí that he acted in self-defence.

From TheJournal.ie Man who fired 37 shotgun rounds at gardaí jailed for 10 years Patrick Kinch

Man who fired 37 shotgun rounds at gardaí jailed for 10 years

Patrick Kinch said he wanted to die in “a blaze of glory”.

From TheJournal.ie Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown West Dublin This post contains images

Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

From TheJournal.ie Garda witness called 'woman beater' and 'uniformed scumbag' during protest, court told Jobstown
From TheJournal.ie 'Questions need to be asked' after outbreak of superbug at Dublin hospital Contamination

'Questions need to be asked' after outbreak of superbug at Dublin hospital

The CPE superbig was identified in Tallaght Hospital in mid-2015.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount Murder Trial

'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount

Locke was found guilty by a jury on Monday of murdering the mother-of-one, who was his ex-girlfriend.

From TheJournal.ie Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears Jobstown

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her advisor.

From TheJournal.ie Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears Jobstown

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears

Marion Power said there was “constant abuse and horrendous language the whole time”.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí ordered to leave water charges protest because some were armed, trial told Jobstown

Gardaí ordered to leave water charges protest because some were armed, trial told

“You were being pushed around. You couldn’t stand still. I was being punched continually.”

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion' Jobstown

Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'

Garda Gavin Cooke has denied the claim.

From TheJournal.ie Murder accused 'intended tying ex-girlfriend to chair and make her listen to his suffering', court hears Trial

Murder accused 'intended tying ex-girlfriend to chair and make her listen to his suffering', court hears

Eric Locke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Sonia Blount on 16 February 2014, but admits causing her death.

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old girl dies after falling ill at Dublin swimming pool Tallaght

Nine-year-old girl dies after falling ill at Dublin swimming pool

It is understood the child may have suffered from an underlying health issue.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just wanted to frighten her': Murder accused stared at ex in work and sent her a 'suicide text' Eric Locke

'I just wanted to frighten her': Murder accused stared at ex in work and sent her a 'suicide text'

Eric Locke said he had just wanted to talk after Sonia Blount stopped all contact with him.

From TheJournal.ie Murder accused said ex-girlfriend was 'ripping him off' and tried to hack her Facebook page Eric Locke

Murder accused said ex-girlfriend was 'ripping him off' and tried to hack her Facebook page

A friend testified that Sonia Blount said Eric Locke was a “whackjob”.

From TheJournal.ie Jobstown defendant said Joan Burton could 'take sanctuary in church' Protest

Jobstown defendant said Joan Burton could 'take sanctuary in church'

Seven men are accused of falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste during a water charges protest in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Children's Minister says she believed Joan Burton was in 'great danger' during protest, court hears Jobstown Trial

Children's Minister says she believed Joan Burton was in 'great danger' during protest, court hears

Minister Katherine Zappone said she called 999 as she ‘didn’t see too many gardai’.

From TheJournal.ie Fake gun, cable ties and duct tape found beside body of Sonia Blount in hotel room, court hears Eric Locke

Fake gun, cable ties and duct tape found beside body of Sonia Blount in hotel room, court hears

Eric Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering the mother of one at a hotel in Tallaght in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-boyfriend created fake Facebook profile to lure woman to hotel where he strangled her, court hears Sonia Blount

Ex-boyfriend created fake Facebook profile to lure woman to hotel where he strangled her, court hears

Eric Locke is charged with murdering Sonia Blount at a The Plaza Hotel in Tallaght in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Luas passengers hospitalised after early morning crash with truck Red Line

Luas passengers hospitalised after early morning crash with truck

Services have been disrupted this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays Tallaght

Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays

Drivers are being warned to be extra cautious if driving this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told Jobstown

Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told

Murphy and six other accused have all entered not guilty pleas.

From TheJournal.ie Four masked men attack man after ramming his car outside Dublin school yesterday morning Tallaght

Four masked men attack man after ramming his car outside Dublin school yesterday morning

A feud between at least three local families is understood to be the reason behind the attack.