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# ballymun - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Two men arrested after €100,000 drug seizure in Dublin

One of the men was carrying a box which contained 5.6 kilos of cannabis herb.

# ballymun - Monday 2 September, 2019

7 year-old boy killed after being struck by Dublin City Council vehicle

The incident happened in Ballymun at around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon.

# ballymun - Sunday 1 September, 2019

From The42 'If you were from Ballymun, you could be turned away from an interview, let alone a job' Origin Story This post contains videos

'If you were from Ballymun, you could be turned away from an interview, let alone a job'

Bohs legend Tony O’Connor looks back on his League of Ireland career.

# ballymun - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Window smashed after shots fired at house in north Dublin overnight

The shots were fired at a house in the Shangan Terrace area of Ballymun at around 2.55am.

# ballymun - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Gardaí investigating after shots fired in north Dublin in early hours of Friday morning

The shots were fired in the Shangan Avenue area of Ballymun at around 4am.

# ballymun - Friday 19 July, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information on missing teenager last seen nine days ago

He has been missing since last Wednesday.

# ballymun - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Man arrested after heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €250k seized in Dublin

The man is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

# ballymun - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Suspect device in Dublin housing estate deemed non-viable by bomb disposal team

The device has been seized for further examination.

# ballymun - Friday 12 April, 2019

Dublin man who stole €500 worth of mass donations from church gets suspended sentence

Justin Murray pleaded guilty to stealing the cash from a church in Ballymun in November 2016.

# ballymun - Sunday 24 March, 2019

'This is what it's all about': The communion wear pop-up shop demonstrating community spirit Ballymun This post contains videos

'This is what it's all about': The communion wear pop-up shop demonstrating community spirit

The pop-up shop is based out of the Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre and has been helping take the financial stress out of communion season.

# ballymun - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Man appears in court over gun incident in Ballymun

Gardaí and a bomb disposal team attended the scene on Monday.

# ballymun - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Dublin Bus announce new route from Ballymun to Bray

The new bus route will operate every 20 minutes.

# ballymun - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Appeal to find girl who has been missing since Friday

Sophie Mercer is missing from Ballymun in Dublin.

# ballymun - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Multiple shots fired at house in Ballymun

Gardaí are investigating after this morning’s incident.

# ballymun - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Gardaí in Dublin renew appeal for missing 18-year-old Dylan Keogh

Gardaí believe he was last seen in the Clontarf area last Friday, 11 January, between 9.30pm and 10.30pm.

# ballymun - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of drugs, cash and stun gun in north Dublin

The seizure was made as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs.

# ballymun - Friday 30 November, 2018

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at car in Dublin

The car was later located at Belclare Terrace with damage.

# ballymun - Monday 5 November, 2018

Teenager suffers knife wounds to face during altercation in Dublin

The incident happened at around 6.30pm on Friday evening at Balcurris Gardens in Ballymun.

# ballymun - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Dublin City Council plotting €200 million funding for 'below market rent' apartment blocks

The proposed initial site for the Cost Rental Residential Project would be in Ballymun.

# ballymun - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Balaclava-wearing gunmen shoot dead dad-of-two in suspected drug dispute murder

The incident happened around 11.15pm last night.

Appeal for information following fatal shooting of man (45) in Dublin

The incident happened shortly after 11.15pm at Poppintree Crescent, Ballymun last night.

# ballymun - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea Ballymun This post contains videos

Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea

We take a tour of the Swedish furniture giant’s lucrative Dublin store’s little-seen areas.

Dublin woman suspected of large-scale cocaine importation top target for Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau

The woman is suspected of bringing in hundreds of kilos every year.

# ballymun - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at Ballymun house

There have been a number of shootings in the area in recent months.

# ballymun - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Garda resourcing under spotlight as pre teens allegedly used in Ballymun drug trade

The drugs are cut and mixed in several locations before a network of taxis distribute the packages to dealers.

# ballymun - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Young woman shot in leg in Ballymun

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.

# ballymun - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Families move in to cooperative housing scheme in Dublin

Residents live alongside social and private tenants, all sharing common amenities.

# ballymun - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Man takes bullet to leg after two shooting incidents in 30 minutes in Ballymun, north Dublin

The two shootings happened at about 4.30pm and 5pm this afternoon.

# ballymun - Friday 13 July, 2018

Ballymun gaelscoil will be finished by September despite contractor entering into examinership

Under the examinership arrangement, it was agreed that the company would continue operating.

# ballymun - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Residents happy with rapid-build homes - but some still feel a prevailing sense of insecurity

A new report has detailed the experiences of residents of the first two rapid-build developments.

# ballymun - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Ikea in Ballymun attracted a ludicrous 3.6 million shoppers last year

We like our Swedish flatpack furniture here and no mistake.

# ballymun - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From The42 From the joy of county glory with Dublin to the agony of club setbacks with Ballymun Rock Of Sense

From the joy of county glory with Dublin to the agony of club setbacks with Ballymun

Dean Rock is aware of the contrast between county and club fortunes.

# ballymun - Monday 9 April, 2018

Calls for urgent renewal of 'outdated' city risk assessment report in light of Ballymun fire

Noeleen Reilly is asking Dublin City Council to immediately evaluate its risk assessment report.

# ballymun - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'They're living day to day': Emergency accommodation extended for victims of Metro Hotel fire

The families are still traumatised and facing extreme uncertainty about their accommodation, according to Ballymun councillor Noeleen Reilly.

# ballymun - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire

Siptu said questions have been raised about how the fire jumped downwards two floors and called for stronger risk assessment procedures.

# ballymun - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'Assumptions were made about the type of people living in Ballymun, and the type they should become'

A documentary set to air on TV3 next week showcases how locals in Ballymun feel let down by the regeneration over the past few decades.

# ballymun - Friday 23 March, 2018

'All their belongings are gone': Clothes appeal for families affected by Ballymun fire

Some people lost their homes in the fire.

# ballymun - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost'

A major fire ripped through a building in Ballymun last night.

'We don't have anything else... Everything's gone': Entire homes destroyed in Ballymun fire

Residents and guests were left picking up the pieces after a huge blaze ripped through a Dublin building.

'This is not a Grenfell Tower type of fire': Investigations to begin after Dublin block blaze

The fire broke out on the 13th floor of the building last night; around 200 people were evacuated and rehoused.

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