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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Ballymun

Last month
May 2023
# Courts
'Psychic medium' accused of conning siblings out of €10k says she 'never charged a penny'
The Byrne siblings told that Debbie Paget said their deceased father wanted them to give her money.
This year
# Dublin
16 puppies rescued and €30,400 worth of suspected cannabis herb seized in Ballymun Garda raid
Three men were arrested during the operation and have since been charged.
# Assault
Garda seriously assaulted in Santry during arrest
The Garda was taken to James Connolly Hospital to be treated for their injuries which are understood to be serious but non-life threatening.
# refugee centres
McDonald: Protests at centres 'absolutely wrong approach' - but those taking part are 'mixed bag'
The Sinn Féin leader said people’s frustration over the housing crisis should not be directed at vulnerable people.
# Refugees
Gathering at Ballymun migrant shelter ‘was intimidation, not a protest’, Harris says
Videos emerged over the weekend of a crowd of people outside a building where families were living.
# Protests
'We must reclaim the streets from the far-right': Ballymun planning events to welcome refugees
Members of the far-right are “preying” on fears of some local people in Ballymun, a People Before Profit activist has said.
# Ballymun
'No place for racism of any form': Leo Varadkar criticises anti-refugee protests in Ballymun
The protests have taken place over the last three days.
# Ballymun
Housing Minister 'disturbed' by anti-refugee protests in Ballymun over the weekend
Lord Mayor of Dublin Caroline Conroy said that the protests were “embarrassing” and “upsetting”.
# Dublin
Sleeping tablets estimated to be worth €32,000 seized in Ballymun
It came following separate searches yesterday.
Last year
# Ballymun
Man (30s) dies after being hit by car in north Dublin overnight
In Cork, gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was seriously injured following a collision last night.
# lisa thompson
Woman in her 40s arrested in connection with murder of Lisa Thompson
Thompson was repeatedly stabbed and strangled in her Ballymun home in May
# Inquest
Post-mortem results show Lisa Thompson was strangled and stabbed repeatedly in her home
The 52-year-old was found dead in her home in Ballymun on 10 May this year.
# Missing Person
Woman missing from Dublin found safe and well
She has been missing from Dublin 9 since yesterday.
# lisa thompson
Man remanded in custody charged with murder of Lisa Thompson
Lisa Thompson was stabbed to death at her home in May of this year.
# Courts
Man appears in court accused of ransacking Ukrainian refugees’ belongings
The Ukrainian couple left war-ravaged Kyiv as the Russian invasion began on 24 February.
# Ballymun
Lisa Thompson murder: Gardaí looking to speak to man who handed in document at station
The man handed in a document in Lisa Thompson’s name last Thursday.
# lisa thompson
Gardaí to keep open mind in Ballymun murder investigation as appeal for information launched
The woman has been named locally as Lisa Thompson.
# Ballymun
Murder investigation launched after woman found stabbed to death in Ballymun
Gardaí said that the investigation is at an early stage.
# operation tara
Gardaí seize two firearms and arrest two people in Dublin operation
Searches were carried out in Ballymun and Finglas.
# Dublin City Council
Council seeking new developer to overhaul former Ballymun Shopping Centre site
Plans have been proposed for 300 residential units and 41,000 square metres of commercial and mixed use for the site.
# M50
Motorcyclist (20s) in critical condition following collision in Dublin
The incident occurred at around 4.30pm yesterday.
# Seizure
Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis from Ballymun organised crime gang
A man in his 30s has been arrested.
# Ballymun
Motorcyclist (19) dies in single-vehicle collision in Dublin
Shortly after 3,30pm, gardaí and emergency services were allerted to the collision at Sillogue Road, Ballymun.
All time
# Ballymun
Man missing from Dublin found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the media and the public for their assistance in the matter.
# now what
Gardaí planning operation to bring Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch back to Ireland
Hutch was arrested by Spanish police in an operation on the Costa Del Sol in August.
Hutch was arrested by Spanish police in an operation on the Costa Del Sol in August.
Gardaí want to charge him in connection with the Regency Hotel attack in which David Byrne was murdered.
From street gang thief to one of Europe's most wanted - the life of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch
# Dublin City Council
'People in Ballymun are wary of plans because of the failed regeneration so we'll see if we can win them over'
New plans envisage the current square next to Ballymun Main Street being transformed into a new plaza divided into two sections.
# ballymun stabbing
Man (30s) stabbed in Ballymun this morning in 'serious but stable' condition
The man has since been taken to the Mater Hospital.
# Ballymun
Gardaí seize €160,000 of suspected cannabis herb in Dublin
A man has been arrested in connection with the seizure.
# Dublin
Crack cocaine use and drug dealing surges in Ballymun following garda cuts, report finds
Open drug dealing and ‘cuckooing’ is taking place and criminals are targeting heroin users to get them hooked on crack cocaine.
# m50 chase
Woman (20s) arrested after multiple Garda cars pursue vehicle from Ballymun to Bray and back
At least 18 Garda cars and the force’s helicopter were involved in this evening’s chase.
# Dublin
Man fatally shot in Ballymun named locally as Paddy Lyons
The victim, who was in his 40s, was killed after being shot in Ballymun last night.
# Dublin
Investigation under way after man (40s) killed in Ballymun shooting
The man, who was in his mid-40s, received a number of gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Ballymun
Josh Dunne's family pay tribute to a 'happy boy' who was 'a dreamer and a do-er'
Youth football clubs around Ireland have been paying tribute to the 16-year-old, who died on Tuesday night.
# Drugs
Woman (20s) arrested after €180k worth of crystal meth seized at Dublin Airport yesterday
The woman is being held at Ballymun Garda Station.
# Ballymun Road
Woman knocked to the ground before phone was stolen in late-night Dublin mugging
A man and woman have been arrested in connection with the robbery.
# Ballymun
Man (40s) to appear in court after seizure of firearms and €100,000 worth of drugs
The seizure was made at a residential property in Ballymun.
# Ballymun
Gardaí seize €170,000 in cash following north Dublin searches
Three properties were searched as part of Operation Tara today.
# Courts
Derek Devoy jailed for 15 years over incident in which he assaulted garda and 'ran amok' with machine gun
A judge said it was an “appalling” act and “dangerous beyond belief”.
# Dublin
Two arrested for conspiracy to defraud in relation to 2016 road collision
The man and woman were arrested at their home this morning.
# Dublin
Man (20s) arrested after woman (50s) injured in shooting incident in Ballymun
Gardaí responded to reports of shots being fired at a house in Shangan Park yesterday afternoon.