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# swords - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Woman missing from Dublin found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

# swords - Monday 24 June, 2019

Father and son jailed for hammer assault on former family friend

Michael Reilly Senior and his son Michael F Reilly Junior have been jailed for 40 months and 20 months respectively.

# swords - Friday 17 May, 2019

Gardaí appeal for help finding woman missing since Tuesday

Deirdre Patteson was last seen in the vicinity of Sligo Town on Tuesday earlier this week.

# swords - Thursday 16 May, 2019

North Dublin shopping centre evacuated following 'incident' near Garda station

Main Street in the town has been closed following the incident this evening.

# swords - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like

The NTA has published artist’s impressions of 10 proposed stations on the line.

# swords - Thursday 14 March, 2019

War of words exchanged between two schools' gangs on Snapchat prior to assault in Ashbourne

Gardaí will be going to schools in Meath and Dublin as a result.

# swords - Friday 18 January, 2019

Gardaí believe fatal shooting outside Swords gym connected to local drugs trade Zach Parker This post contains videos

Gardaí believe fatal shooting outside Swords gym connected to local drugs trade

Zach Parker (23) was killed and another man was seriously injured.

# swords - Thursday 17 January, 2019

One person shot dead and another seriously injured outside gym in Swords, Co Dublin

The incident happened in the Applewood Close area of Swords at 7.30pm.

# swords - Friday 11 January, 2019

Dublin Fire Brigade called to chemical leak at SK Biotek manufacturing plant

There has been an evacuation of the site.

# swords - Friday 4 January, 2019

'An incredible journey': Dublin's Wright Venue to close its doors later this month

The venue will be reopened as ‘Jam Park’ under new management.

# swords - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Yellow vest' protesters demonstrate at KBC headquarters as gardaí probe Dublin attacks

A KBC building was also set alight on Thursday night in Dublin city centre.

# swords - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From The42 Dublin bowler wins first ever Irish medal at World Championships in Hong Kong Bumpers Down

Dublin bowler wins first ever Irish medal at World Championships in Hong Kong

The Swords native beat the defending world champion along the way.

# swords - Thursday 8 November, 2018

16-year-old girl missing from Swords found safe and well

She was missing from Swords since lunchtime today.

# swords - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'His dignity was taken in an absolutely savage way': Family's reaction as man sentenced to life in prison for murder

Anthony Walsh had admitted stealing a bank card and a lighter from the deceased man.

# swords - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Man (54) was 'savagely beaten' and stripped following drunken row over a cigarette, murder trial hears

Anthony Walsh (31) has admitted killing but pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dermot Byrne.

# swords - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Boy seriously injured after 'pre-arranged' fight among teenagers

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

# swords - Friday 10 August, 2018

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone

The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.

# swords - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Renewed appeal after man killed in early morning hit-and-run in Dublin

A male pedestrian, believed to be in his 30s, was killed when he was struck by a car.

# swords - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Burger chain Five Guys is opening a joint in Swords Pavilions' new 'restaurant quarter'

The €3.3 million development is due to be completed by the end of the year.

# swords - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Two men charged after €248,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin

Amphetamine, cannabis and cash were seized by gardaí yesterday.

# swords - Monday 23 April, 2018

Two men arrested and €250,000 worth of drugs seized in garda gangland raids

Officers from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau searched two properties in Swords.

# swords - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Pub manager who believed employer had sway over gardaí awarded €25,500 for constructive dismissal

The man had his salary immediately docked by €10,000 after pointing out accounting irregularities on the part of his employer.

# swords - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Inquest hears mother of one died due to salmonella after First Communion function

After the incident the HSE said it became aware of more than 50 people who became ill.

# swords - Friday 2 March, 2018

Public appeal to find 17-year-old missing since Monday

Anyone with information about Cian’s whereabouts is being asked to contact Swords Garda Station.

# swords - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Taoiseach confirms backing for new €320m runway at Dublin Airport

Sinn Fein has expressed concern about noise for local residents.

# swords - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Gardaí investigate after woman dies in Dublin bar

It is understood the woman had an underlying health condition.

# swords - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge This supermarket in Swords won't stop trolling the Lidl next door Jc Savages

This supermarket in Swords won't stop trolling the Lidl next door

A level of pettiness we can all aspire to.

# swords - Friday 20 October, 2017

Your guide to Swords: Baby-boom town with a very special supermarket (but look out for clampers)

Also, home to one of the best spice bags in Ireland.

# swords - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Starbucks has lost its appeal over an unapproved outlet in Swords

The owners had claimed the premises was being used as a ‘shop’, not a café.

# swords - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Appeal for witnesses to potential hit-and-run that left motorcyclist seriously injured

The incident occurred near the road works on the L3132, St Margaret’s Road, Swords.

# swords - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Two stabbed after row involving group of men on Swords Main Street

The two young men were attacked shortly before 11pm last night.

# swords - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Highly dangerous radioactive materials stolen four years ago still missing

The highly dangerous radioactive material stolen by burglar in Swords in 2013.

# swords - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Man (24) seriously injured in north Dublin car crash

The incident happened at 2am this morning.

# swords - Friday 4 August, 2017

Two men arrested over alleged sexual assault in north Dublin nightclub

The attack is alleged to have occurred in the early hours of last Saturday morning.

# swords - Monday 24 July, 2017

Gardaí anxious to speak to taxi drivers over Swords murder

The man received medical care at the scene but was pronounced dead from his injuries.

# swords - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Man in his 20s charged in relation to death of Dermot Byrne in Swords

The man is due in court tomorrow.

# swords - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Man arrested in relation to Swords murder investigation released without charge

Gardaí said that a file will be prepared for the DPP.

# swords - Monday 17 July, 2017

'A gent', 'one of life's nice guys': Tributes paid to father-of-three killed in Swords

One social media user said: “What a nice and genuine guy. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family who I know he loved dearly.”

Man (29) arrested over murder of 56-year-old man in Swords

Investigations are continuing and gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

# swords - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'A very tragic incident': Man (30s) dies after being found on the street with serious injuries

Gardaí were called to the scene at North Street in Swords at about 3.05am last night where they found a male believed to be in his 30s with serious injuries.

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