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# south-dublin - Friday 20 November, 2020

More than 20 patients test positive for Covid-19 in south Dublin hospital outbreak

The outbreak was traced back to an asymptomatic patient.

# south-dublin - Thursday 29 October, 2020

'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer

  • The family has been named as 37-year-old Seema Banu, her 11-year-old daughter Affira and 6-year-old son Razam
  • Seema Banu was the victim of an alleged assault earlier this year. A suspect in that case has appeared in court on related charges.
  • Post-mortem exams are due to take place today and will inform the direction of the garda probe
  • Gardaí have asked people not to speculate about the case on social media

# south-dublin - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

'I'm speechless': Community in shock as bodies of woman and two children discovered at house in Ballinteer

Dozens of locals turned out at a vigil this evening following today’s shock discovery.

# south-dublin - Thursday 8 October, 2020

1,300 homes planned by 2025 in south Dublin's Cherrywood

Construction is planned to begin before the end of this year.

# south-dublin - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Developer scraps plans for 20-bed apartment block in favour of 111-bed co-living development

The company also addressed concerns around meeting Covid-19 public health guidelines in co-living buildings.

# south-dublin - Monday 13 July, 2020

Planning permission secured for 597 social and affordable homes in south Dublin

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has been successful in securing planning permission for the Shanganagh development.

# south-dublin - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Council announces tender for proposed 500 new homes in Tallaght

A proposed mix for the development includes 60% affordable, 20% social and 20% private homes.

# south-dublin - Monday 6 July, 2020

Sinn Féin suspends party activity in Dublin South-West following nomination of Holohan for mayor

Paddy Holohan was suspended from the party for five months for comments described as “offensive” on his podcast.

# south-dublin - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb

The defendant was 16 when the alleged incident happened.

# south-dublin - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Man fatally stabbed outside Dublin house named as Gareth Kelly (39)

The incident happened at the Brownsbarn estate in Kingswood.

# south-dublin - Friday 31 January, 2020

'A dire situation': Two Dublin schools closed after electricity and heating failures

The two schools’ principals said they have been notifying the department about health and safety concerns since 2017.

# south-dublin - Monday 6 January, 2020

Garda injured after being struck by car at Dundrum Town Centre

Gardaí and security staff had been attempting to apprehend the occupant of a car at the south Dublin shopping centre.

# south-dublin - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Gangs use 'expendable' young men to control parts of south Dublin – study

New research finds that children as young as 10 are being groomed for criminal activity.

# south-dublin - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Firefighters come under attack whilst extinguishing bonfire in Dublin

The incident happened in the south of the city last night.

# south-dublin - Friday 27 September, 2019

Public asked to 'express interest' in 500 affordable homes planned for south Dublin

South County Dublin Council aims to build up to 4,500 homes across south Dublin over the coming years.

# south-dublin - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Gardaí identify number of minors involved in alleged Dundrum assault on Muslim teenager

The assault happened on Sunday afternoon.

# south-dublin - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Remedial work begins on 'poor quality' council homes with mould issues in south Dublin

Two years ago a European committee upheld a complaint, stating the Irish government failed to ensure the right to social housing of an adequate standard.

# south-dublin - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Plans for 469 homes in south Dublin on one of State's most valuable vacant sites

The land in Cornelscourt is valued at €12 million.

# south-dublin - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

An Bord Pleanála gives green light for Ireland's newest town in west Dublin

The long-mooted plan has been the subject of fierce debate over the provision of social housing in the area.

# south-dublin - Friday 19 April, 2019

Man and teenager arrested after gun found in South Dublin

They are currently being detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

# south-dublin - Monday 11 February, 2019

Controversial Hell Fire Club redevelopment put on hold due to potential effect on local bird of prey

ABP has given the council until February of next year to address this and other concerns.

# south-dublin - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Woman and ex-partner who re-occupied their former south Dublin residence facing €60,000 legal bill

The woman and the couple’s teenage daughters entered the house after other occupants had been forced out.

# south-dublin - Monday 14 January, 2019

Gardaí probe south Dublin sex attack after teenager says she was followed and assaulted Exclusive

The incident happened last Thursday.

# south-dublin - Monday 10 December, 2018

South Dublin County Council approves plan for apartment block beside park

The plans had prompted objections from some community workers.

# south-dublin - Sunday 25 November, 2018

'Save our park': Tallaght locals protest against plans for apartment block

Tallaght Litter Mugs has said the apartments will hurt their cleanup efforts.

# south-dublin - Thursday 1 November, 2018

South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade Exclusive

The pharmacist was arrested in August.

# south-dublin - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

65 patients at St Columcille's Hospital to have colonoscopy results reviewed

The review is being carried out after the hospital examined a number of colonoscopies.

# south-dublin - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

MetroLink will impose 'Berlin Wall' through community, say South Dublin locals

The controversial BusConnects and Metrolink plans were discussed in the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.

# south-dublin - Monday 2 July, 2018

HSE launches investigation into south Dublin disability service after mistreatment allegations Exclusive

The mother had had a number of meetings with HSE management before it decided to investigate the matter.

# south-dublin - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Gardaí launch investigation into 'sudden death' of man found on south Dublin street

The man was found on Main Street, Newcastle at around 12pm yesterday afternoon.

# south-dublin - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Mark Hennessy 'person of interest' in a number of unsolved sexual assault cases

Gardaí are now sifting through messages sent from his social media profiles.

# south-dublin - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Jastine Valdez murder - gardaí appeal for information on missing iPad

It is hoped that Jastine’s bag and iPad could help shed light on any connection she may have had with her killer.

Books of condolence have been opened following the murder of Ana Kriegel

The 14-year-old was found dead last Thursday.

# south-dublin - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Man who abducted Jastine Valdez may have been in shops, bars or petrol stations in hours around crime

Suspect Mark Hennessy was shot dead by gardaí on Sunday evening.

# south-dublin - Monday 21 May, 2018

Body found in search for missing woman Jastine Valdez is removed from scene

The 24-year-old woman was reported missing on Saturday night.

# south-dublin - Monday 7 May, 2018

Anti-amendment Dún Laoghaire bucked the national trend in '83. We went to talk to locals this week

The ’83 debate was bitter and divisive. Those who lived through it say there’s a more informed debate on the doorsteps today.

# south-dublin - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Woman who lives in nursing home granted possession of house occupied by squatter since 2016

The woman acquired the bungalow at Mount Merrion Avenue, Blackrock in 2013 but has resided at a nursing home since 2007.

# south-dublin - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Lidl to demolish the remainder of its Fortunestown Lane store in Tallaght

The supermarket giant has also said it will begin offering a daily shuttle bus service for Fortunestown locals to another nearby Lidl.

# south-dublin - Monday 5 March, 2018

Lidl confirms staff members won't lose their jobs following Friday's alleged looting incident

Eight men have been charged in connection with an incident at the store.

# south-dublin - Friday 2 March, 2018

'It's absolutely disgusting': Locals express anger and sadness over supermarket looting

The Lidl store in Citywest, Dublin was looted by dozens of people tonight.

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