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# ballymun - Today’s News


# 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

I just came for one thing, I just came for one thing, I ju….

# 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…

# ballymun - Friday 17 April, 2015

7-year-old girl fought off man who tried to grab her on her way home from school

An investigation has now been launched.

# ballymun - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

“You are walking through s*** – it’s absolutely disgusting”

Residents say that sewage leaks are causing issues in Ballymun.

# ballymun - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Community centre partially burned after “up to 40″ young people get on to roof

Poppintree Community Centre needs security, a local councillor says.

# ballymun - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge IKEA said it’s ‘not facilitating’ a massive game of Hide n Seek in Dublin Big Game

# ballymun - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Why is money earmarked to tackle youth unemployment being returned to Europe?

€100,000 due to be spent in Ballymun will be sent back to Brussels.

# 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

Man to appear in court after €500,000 worth of cocaine found in Dublin house raid

The discovery was made yesterday afternoon.

# 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

# 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.

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