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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.

From TheJournal.ie Three teenage boys accused of defilement of girl (15) have case delayed Courts

Three teenage boys accused of defilement of girl (15) have case delayed

It is alleged each of the teenagers had sex with a girl at a house party in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton Jobstown

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Over 100 potential jurors were called in a random ballot and a jury of five women and seven men were selected.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant mother of four soon to be homeless as landlord is selling home Unsecure Tenancy

Pregnant mother of four soon to be homeless as landlord is selling home

Sarah and her husband Eamon have until June to try to find a new home for their family.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday

The Tallaght hit-and-run, redundancies in Roscommon and a fatal stabbing in Jerusalem – it’s the Fix.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght hit-and-run killing victim named as father of three Stephen Lynch (32) Tallaght

Tallaght hit-and-run killing victim named as father of three Stephen Lynch (32)

Gardaí believe the incident was intentional. They are searching for two cars.

From TheJournal.ie Driver flees on foot after striking and killing man in Tallaght Brookview Close

Driver flees on foot after striking and killing man in Tallaght

The incident happened at Brookview Close at 7pm this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 11 people rescued from Tallaght apartment fire Cookstown Way

11 people rescued from Tallaght apartment fire

Six have been taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Woman jumps from top-floor window to escape fire at house in Dublin Tallaght

Woman jumps from top-floor window to escape fire at house in Dublin

The incident happened at 10.20pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Gun, cannabis and suspected cocaine found in Tallaght industrial estate Cookstown
From TheJournal.ie Tallaght stabbing: Man released without charge as tributes paid to Graham McKeever RIP

Tallaght stabbing: Man released without charge as tributes paid to Graham McKeever

The father-of-one died from stab wounds received on Saturday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 40s arrested for Tallaght stabbing Tallaght

Man in his 40s arrested for Tallaght stabbing

The man died from his injuries on Saturday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) arrested after gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis in gangland crackdown Tallaght

Man (20s) arrested after gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis in gangland crackdown

The drugs are worth an estimated €80,000 street value.

From TheJournal.ie Nama offered a council 507 social housing units in Dublin - so why did it only take 65? Tallaght Cross

Nama offered a council 507 social housing units in Dublin - so why did it only take 65?

A Nama spokesperson says that the units “were sold following a sales process conducted by a receiver on an open market basis”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine what we could do': Ireland's new generation of MMA fighters Mixed Martial Arts This post contains videos

'Imagine what we could do': Ireland's new generation of MMA fighters

TheJournal.ie spent some time this week with young people who are learning MMA in one of the country’s newest gyms.

From TheJournal.ie 'Too lenient': Dale Creighton's family criticises sentencing of his killers Tallaght

'Too lenient': Dale Creighton's family criticises sentencing of his killers

The family was particularly unhappy with the number of years which were suspended by the judge.

People are loving this Tallaght off licence's scaldy competition prize

Can’t beat a can of Linden.

From TheJournal.ie 'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown This Is Jobstown

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown

The documentary focuses on some key characters in the community – and their struggles.

From TheJournal.ie Knife found close to where teenager Reece Cullen was stabbed to death Investigation

Knife found close to where teenager Reece Cullen was stabbed to death

The funeral of the teenager is taking place today.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager arrested over stabbing of Reece Cullen released without charge Tallaght

Teenager arrested over stabbing of Reece Cullen released without charge

Gardaí said that the male teenager was released late last night.

From TheJournal.ie Juvenile arrested in connection with stabbing of Reece Cullen Tallaght

Juvenile arrested in connection with stabbing of Reece Cullen

The 17-year-old died after being stabbed in Jobstown yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to teenage boy Reece Cullen who was stabbed to death in Dublin Stabbing

Tributes paid to teenage boy Reece Cullen who was stabbed to death in Dublin

The incident happened in the Jobstown area at 3.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie Missing Dublin man found safe and well Tallaght

Missing Dublin man found safe and well

Eamon Callery had been missing since yesterday.