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#Ballymun

# 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

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 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.