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Dublin: 17 °C Tuesday 30 May, 2017


# ballymun - Thursday 11 May, 2017

James Gately rejected garda protection just weeks before he was shot four times

Gardaí are investigating if Gately was lured to meet someone he knew.

# ballymun - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 16-year-old Rodrigo Soberon

Rodrigo has been missing from his home since the early hours of yesterday morning.

# ballymun - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

# ballymun - Saturday 18 February, 2017

# ballymun - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Ballymun shooting victim recently released from prison after 'knuckleduster assault'

Mistaken identity a possibility in last night’s attack.

Man injured in Ballymun shooting

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

# ballymun - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Rising again: New name for Ballymun Plaza commemorates 1916 leaders

The now-demolished block of flats in Ballymun bore the name of the revolutionary leaders.

# ballymun - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Dublin Bikes scheme set to be expanded to areas on city outskirts

Dublin City Council has agreed on advertising sites to allow for the expansion of the scheme which is expected to take place before next summer.

# ballymun - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

From The42 Diarmuid Connolly on fire as St Vincent's book their fourth straight Dublin SFC final High Stakes

Diarmuid Connolly on fire as St Vincent's book their fourth straight Dublin SFC final

St Vincent’s dumped out the 2012 champions Ballymun in a cagey affair at Parnell Park.

# ballymun - Friday 14 October, 2016

Locals hopeful Ballymun site will sell and rejuvenate town

The land is beside the old Ballymun shopping centre.

# ballymun - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From The42 Dublin All-Ireland winners to face off after tonight's senior football quarter-final draw Last Eight

Dublin All-Ireland winners to face off after tonight's senior football quarter-final draw

Kilmacud Crokes against St Judes is one of the standout ties.

# ballymun - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

"They were broken, full of blood" - four-year-old girl pricked by used syringe in Dublin

Catherine Leonard has described how her daughter came upon a bag of discarded syringes close to their home.

# ballymun - Monday 5 September, 2016

Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland

Sweet papers were the most common form of litter on our streets, followed by fast food wrappers, cigarette butts and chewing gum.

# ballymun - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Missing Ballymun boy found safe and well

Sean Costello had been missing for four days.

# ballymun - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Generations come together to celebrate 50 years of Ballymun

It’s all thanks to Axis Ballymun, which has put on a programme of arts events to mark its 15th birthday.

# ballymun - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Teenager arrested with three kilos of heroin in his backpack

The drugs have an estimated street value of €420,000.

# ballymun - Sunday 3 April, 2016

This creative ‘young men’s shed’ helps men express emotions they’re told not to feel

A project called Creative Space, run by Axis Ballymun, has helped young men find their voice and creative side.

# ballymun - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Next month, some people will FINALLY move into these temporary modular houses

“Snagging is expected to conclude during April 2016″.

# ballymun - Friday 26 February, 2016

Viable bombs and IED components found at three locations last night

An explosive device was found on the M7 motorway in Laois.

# ballymun - Thursday 4 February, 2016

“I don’t eat, I feel sick constantly”: Protest held by homeless mothers in Ballymun

They said they spoke to a Dublin City Council employee at the protest.

# ballymun - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Shop worker injured after robbery at knife-point

Gardaí in Ballymun are investigating the crime.

# ballymun - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Proposals for more modular housing sites announced – here’s where they are

Fingal and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown councils have put forward the proposals.

# ballymun - Monday 7 December, 2015

Masked man bursts into church armed with sawn-off shotgun

A number of valuables were stolen during the incident.

# ballymun - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 22 tweets about Irish Ikea everyone can relate to Ikea Monkeys

22 tweets about Irish Ikea everyone can relate to

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# ballymun - Saturday 7 November, 2015

A pirate queen is teaching Irish kids about equality

Ballymun schools are learning all about Grainne O’Malley.

# ballymun - Thursday 24 September, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rising rents and a Celtic Tiger estate for sale Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Rising rents and a Celtic Tiger estate for sale

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# ballymun - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

'Some people wanted to stay in the Ballymun flats and would go back now if they could'

Joseph Plunkett Tower is the last of the seven Ballymun flats standing and today work began on its demolition.

# ballymun - Friday 18 September, 2015

The final Ballymun tower is to be demolished this Monday…

Joseph Plunkett Tower is the last remaining of one of Dublin’s most famous housing projects.

# ballymun - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Missing Galway man found safe and well

A missing persons appeal was issued last week.

# ballymun - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

“It’s just cruel” – 80-year-old man with one leg has been living on daughter’s couch for last year

George Chalkley is sharing a house with seven others, despite being a “high priority” for Dublin City Council’s housing section.

# ballymun - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Two accidents (one involving seven vehicles) on the M50

All lanes have since re-opened.

# ballymun - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Young man in court after gardaí find handgun and silver silencer in his car

Two men were arrested and are being detained at Coolock Garda Station.

# ballymun - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption

This female cat, Allie, broke her leg in a fall after being shot.

# ballymun - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Teenager who drove a stolen car at a garda and broke her nose is jailed

The victim has been assaulted three times in her career.

# ballymun - Monday 22 June, 2015

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Fire crews battle massive blaze at Ballymun shopping centre

That section of the building has been empty for a number of months.

# ballymun - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

1916 Easter Rising mural to be saved after closure of ‘Love/Hate pub’

The mural, by Irish artist Muriel Brandt, is to be moved to Ballymun’s Civic Centre in time for 1916 centenary celebrations.

# ballymun - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Two men arrested after guns and ammunition found in Finglas raid

The search was part of an intelligence led operation and investigations are ongoing.

# ballymun - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

A Dublin bus has turned away a wheelchair-user...

Caroline O’Leary was turned away from a number 13 bus as a child’s buggy was occupying the wheelchair space on board.

# ballymun - Saturday 18 April, 2015

The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment…

And it’s all because of penalty points. Hang about though, it might not all be bad news…

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