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# 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 The Score 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 The Score 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.

# ballymun - Sunday 29 September, 2013

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Flowers laid for Peggy Mangan

The 65-year-old had been missing since Tuesday before her body was found at a stretch of waste ground close to the Ikea store in Ballymun in north Dublin.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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# ballymun - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Saturday

The sad end to the search for missing Peggy Mangan, a court appearance over the Leicester fire and the Taoiseach says ‘no’ to a TV debate.

Body of Peggy Mangan found in Ballymun

The discovery was made by two volunteers taking part in the search effort at around 3.30pm. The 65-year-old’s dog had remained at her side.

# ballymun - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Fine Gael councillor erects posters calling for No vote in Seanad referendum

Dublin City Councillor Professor Bill Tormey said there was never a vote in Fine Gael on abolishing the Seanad and is calling for a No vote next month.

# ballymun - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about two reports into suicide in Ireland, a major crash on a motorway, and the Dublin mayor who’s giving himself a pay cut…

Remaining Ballymun tower blocks cleared for demolition

The fifteen story Joseph Plunkett tower is one of the buildings given the green light for demolition but no details are available on when this is to occur.

# ballymun - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Man arrested over Glasnevin rush hour shooting

Two people were injured in the attack during busy morning traffic in the Dublin suburb on Monday morning.

# ballymun - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

HSE cuts €1 million from St Michael’s House budget

The disability services organisation has introduced a series of service cuts as a result of the funding decision.

# ballymun - Monday 26 August, 2013

Two men injured in rush-hour shootings in Dublin

A 52-year-old man was found shot in the stomach on Glasnevin Avenue before a second man in his 30s was found shot in the leg a short distance away.

# ballymun - Friday 16 August, 2013

13-year-old Sean Hynes found safe and well

Gardaí had asked for the public’s assistance in finding the teenager.

# ballymun - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods

Clerys Department Store is closed today as a result of the flooding, while some DART services are still off after a lightning strike last night.

# ballymun - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Dublin City Council body issues NAMA with ultimatum over shopping centre

Plans for regeneration of Ballymun Shopping Centre were announced in 1997 but the property has now been taken over by NAMA.

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