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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# West Dublin

This year
Man and woman arrested as Gardaí seize €810,000 worth of drugs in West Dublin
Gardaí from the Dublin Crime Response Team seized 8kg of cocaine and 4kg of MDMA.
Man (20s) arrested after €572,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin
The drugs were seized during the search of residential properties in the west Dublin area last night.
Organised crime searches seize stolen motorbikes along with drugs, ammunition and €200,000 cash
An operation targeting organised crime gangs saw “coordinated searches” yesterday across Ronanstown, Finglas, Lucan and Castleknock.
Man appears in court after pipe bombs found in bag at Tallaght Garda Station
The station was evacuated after the explosives were discovered on Friday evening.
Last year
Cherry Orchard locals are 'fed up' and 'ignored' and feel criminals are 'in charge'
Gardaí in the area are “undervalued and overworked”, according to officers.
€186 million funding approved for new town between Lucan and Clondalkin
Clonburris, a Strategic Development Zone (SDZ), is expected to home 23,000 people when completed.
HSE cuts child development checks in west Dublin due to 'staff shortages'
Parents have been contacted this week with the news.
Teenager convicted of oral rape and sex assault of underage girl jailed for 21 months
The victim said she does not believe the convicted man realises the impact he has had on her and her family.
Man (30s) arrested as Dublin drugs gardaí launch crackdown across west Dublin
A number of search warrants were executed on Monday.
Six people arrested as watches, vehicles and €700k in cash seized during Garda raids in Dublin
All suspects are currently detained at various garda stations within the Dublin Metropolitan Region.
All time
Gardaí believe man who died at house in Blanchardstown stabbed himself
The man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at James Connolly Hospital yesterday evening.
Woman arrested as gardaí seize items as part of money laundering investigation
Separate searches were carried out in West Dublin and Kildare this morning.
Man charged over Blanchardstown siege where two detectives were shot
The man is scheduled to appear before Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow morning.
'This is real life. This is tough': Garda chief praises bravery of two detectives shot during Blanchardstown siege
Two gardaí were shot by a man who barricaded himself inside his house in the Whitechapel area of Dublin 15.
Senior gardaí praised the efforts of the officers at a press conference overnight, writes Garreth MacNamee.
A media blackout was in place while a massive garda operation took place at Whitechapel in Blanchardstown.
One garda suffered gunshot injuries to his hand and foot while another also suffered injuries to his foot.
Two gardaí shot in hours-long siege at Blanchardstown house
Two gardaí shot in hours-long siege at Blanchardstown house
The incident occurred in Dublin this evening.
€1m seized by anti-gang gardaí in early morning van stop
The money is alleged to be the proceeds of crime from a West Dublin Crime Group.
George Nkencho's family ask people not to share video of fatal shooting
Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said the shooting of George Nkencho by gardaí is “extremely traumatic for everybody involved”.
Man arrested after €300,000 worth of ketamine seized in west Dublin
The 36-year-old is currently detained at Crumlin Garda Station.
Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches
Searches were conducted over two days as part of an investigation targeting organised crime.
€800k worth of cannabis seized by Revenue after being discovered in poster tubes
All of the parcels were destined for a number of addresses in west Dublin.
Man arrested and charged over Ballyfermot shooting
The incident happened on Cedarbrook Walk last Thursday.
Two men survive gun attack in west Dublin
The incident happened in Cherry Orchard.
Garda public order unit dispatched to 'unrest' in west Dublin involving up to 30 youths
A number of garda units are responding to the incident.
Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs
Children as young as 10 are being used by older dealers both for dealing and drug running.
Electric scooter catches fire in west Dublin home
The public has been advised to check electric scooters for a CE safety mark and to never leave them unattended while charging.
Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carry out raid targeting west Dublin crime gang
A number of items were seized. They include an Audi Q5 SUV and a Toyota Hilux Crew.
Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin
He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.
Teenager (17) arrested after gardaí seize €600k worth of drugs in west Dublin
Garda units raided the house this morning.
Two handguns seized by Gardaí in gangland operation
Two men were arrested in the operation in west Dublin.
Two handguns wrapped in cling film found during gangland searches
Three men were arrested.
Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries
Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Criminal Assets Bureau seizes luxury watches, mobile phones and computers in west Dublin
The search operation is currently on-going.
West Dublin feud: Locals 'afraid to talk to gardaí' for fear of gang retribution
Communities are also concerned about the number of violent incidents that have taken place in public places during daylight hours.
West Dublin arson attack: Two arrested after house set on fire in Corduff
Rocks and hammers were also used to target windows in the house in Saturday’s attack.
Takeaway worker caught up in west Dublin shooting incident while trying to deliver food
The woman escaped the incident without injury.
Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized
Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.
Man to appear in court charged in relation to Clonsilla shooting incident
Shots were fired at a vehicle on the Whitechapel Road on Monday morning.
Garda patrols increased in west Dublin as innocent family members caught up in gang feud
There have been a significant number of attempts to kill gang members based in north and west Dublin in recent weeks.
Cannabis worth €240,000 seized following search of property in west Dublin
A 44 year-old woman was arrested at the scene.
Two men arrested after gardaí seize drugs, replica guns and three samurai swords in Finglas
The two men in their 20s were arrested at the scene.