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# ballymun - Thursday 5 March, 2015

This week’s vital property news: The return of bedsits and a stand off in Killiney Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: The return of bedsits and a stand off in Killiney

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# ballymun - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From Business ETC This is everything that went wrong with Ballymun Urban Decay

This is everything that went wrong with Ballymun

Dublin’s chief architect talks about why the original high-rise housing project was such a failure.

# ballymun - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Nazi graffiti found on sign in Ballymun

Councillor says, ‘This sort of graffiti is not a reflection of Ballymun’.

# ballymun - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Two women arrested after robberies of off-licences and chemists

The women will appear in court today.

# ballymun - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Evacuation as homemade bomb found at Ballymun building site

The device was removed by army experts last night.

# ballymun - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Prescription drugs seized in major raid in Dublin

Gardaí seized drugs and money worth hundreds of thousands of euro.

# ballymun - Friday 2 January, 2015

Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun

They are set for demolition in June of this year.

# ballymun - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Garda Ombudsman to investigate after young man who was in Garda custody died

He was taken to the hospital by ambulance but died at 4:30am.

# ballymun - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Council decides to take developer’s money instead of social housing

A number of councillors in the area have criticised the move but one said he would support the decision – so long as that money is used by the council for social housing.

# ballymun - Thursday 16 October, 2014

# ballymun - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Taxi hijacked at knifepoint in Ballymun at 2.30am

A small amount of cash was stolen during the incident.

# ballymun - Monday 29 September, 2014

Vandals burn down children’s playground in Ballymun

The Poppintree Park playground was set on fire over the weekend.

# ballymun - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

‘You can’t even buy a pair of socks in Ballymun these days’

Plans for regeneration of the Dublin town have stalled, says a local councillor.

# ballymun - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Ballymun Shopping Centre is going to be demolished soon

There are currently no plans for a replacement facility.

# ballymun - Friday 18 July, 2014

Ballymun council building occupied over rent allowance ban

“It is discrimination against the people of Ballymun,” one of the protesters told TheJournal.ie.

# ballymun - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Homes evacuated after device found in Ballymun

The Defence Forces sent their bomb disposal team to the site.

# ballymun - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Two arrested after hijacking pizza delivery man’s car

The man and woman were spotted by a garda patrol car shortly after they forced the driver out of his car.

# ballymun - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Dublin City Council to take over Ballymun Shopping Centre

There had been fears about the future of the shopping centre after Tesco shut its doors.

# ballymun - Sunday 25 May, 2014

‘Strangely Beautiful’: Photographer captures the colour of the Ballymun flats

The featured building has since been demolished.

# ballymun - Friday 9 May, 2014

Ballymun’s boiler house to get a giant makeover

The power station has been given €3.6 million from an EU fund to get a revamp.

# ballymun - Friday 25 April, 2014

Column: Dependence on out-of-town shopping complexes destroys community life

The ‘solution’ of building more housing and expecting people to commute to out-of-town shopping complexes is detrimental to local community life.

# ballymun - Friday 18 April, 2014

Cocaine and tablets seized from man in north Dublin

A man was arrested as part of major investigation into drug-dealing in Ballymun.

# ballymun - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tesco in Ballymun are charging a tenner deposit for trolleys Trollied

Tesco in Ballymun are charging a tenner deposit for trolleys

People just won’t return them.

# ballymun - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Ballymun murder: Gardaí appeal for witnesses who saw ‘high-vis’ gunman

Window cleaner John O’Regan was shot by a lone male who was wearing a high vis jacket and a baseball cap. The attacker then cycled away.

Community ‘in total shock’ after daylight shooting in front of Ballymun school

A man in his 40s was shot dead this morning and local representatives said this kind of criminal activity needs to be stamped out.

# ballymun - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Missing woman Erica Phillips found safe and well

Gardaí say she was located this morning.

# ballymun - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Gardaí appeal for help in finding Erica Phillips

Erica is described as being 5ft 6” in height, slim build, shoulder length black hair and brown eyes.

# ballymun - Sunday 9 March, 2014

“The talent is here”: Meet the people putting Ballymun’s arts scene on the map

Meet the team behind the community resource centre and arts centre that’s for all the community.

# ballymun - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Tesco to close store at NAMA-owned shopping centre Ballymun

Tesco to close store at NAMA-owned shopping centre

Staff who were told of the decision today were assured that the company will work with them to find alternative opportunities elsewhere in the business.

# ballymun - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Original Ballymun building to get €3.6 million facelift

The Boiler House will become a new eco centre.

# ballymun - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Man arrested in Dublin city centre over Ballymun stabbing

A man and a woman were hospitalised with serious stab wounds after the incident in Ballymun on Monday morning.

# ballymun - Monday 16 December, 2013

Two hospitalised after Ballymun stabbing

It is believed a man attempted to intervene in the stabbing of a woman.

# ballymun - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Animal charity euthanised dogs at roadside following loss of premises

Dogs Aid were running clinics from an apartment in a Ballymun towerblock, but were asked to leave ahead of its destruction.

# ballymun - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The42 As it happened: Ballymun Kickhams v St Vincent’s, Dublin SFC final replay Showdown

As it happened: Ballymun Kickhams v St Vincent’s, Dublin SFC final replay

The two sides met again in Parnell Park tonight after last Sunday’s draw.

# ballymun - Monday 4 November, 2013

Dublin City Council to close motor tax offices to deal with licence backlog

The offices in Ballymun, Clondalkin and Smithfield will close for a week.

# ballymun - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From The42 Gaelic games writers honour Barney Rock as son Dean eyes county title Blue Bloods

Gaelic games writers honour Barney Rock as son Dean eyes county title

The Dublin legend was inducted in the journalists’ Hall of Fame last night.

# ballymun - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about James Reilly, injuries on a United Airlines flight to Dublin and a massive fine for JP Morgan.

PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move Ballymun This post contains images

PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move

The fifteen storey Joeseph Plunkett tower was cleared for demolition last month.

# ballymun - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Ballymun photo exhibit honours proud community of ‘Ballymunners’ Regeneration This post contains images

Ballymun photo exhibit honours proud community of ‘Ballymunners’

A photography exhibit marks the end of the Ballymun Regeneration Project, with the last remaining residents moving into their new homes soon.

# ballymun - Monday 30 September, 2013

‘We have been overwhelmed by your support and sacrifice’ – Mangan family

The family of Peggy Mangan say they were “blown away” by the level of support from the people of Finglas and around the country in the search for the missing 65-year-old.

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