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# Balbriggan

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# Balbriggan
Man arrested after herbal cannabis worth €226,000 seized in north Dublin
Revenue officers seized 11.3kg worth of herbal cannabis in the Balbriggan area.
# Marharyta Konissarova
Search for Ukrainian refugee (11) reported missing from Dublin home
Marharyta has only been in Ireland for three months.
# Gardaí
Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home
Pensioner Christopher Hall was found in his home by his daughter.
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# Balbriggan
'Vulnerable' man in his 60s living alone in Balbriggan house was murdered, gardaí say
Garda have been examining the scene where Christopher Hall, aged 65, was found dead.
# Balbriggan
Man (60s) dies in 'unexplained circumstances' in north Dublin
The body of the man was found at a home in Balbriggan.
# Balbriggan
Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach
Another Do Not Swim notice which was in place at Malahide Beach has been lifted.
# Explainer
Explainer: Ireland got its first cost-rental homes today - but how exactly do they work?
“They’re secure, people can lay down their roots here,” said Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien.
# eyes right
Trial by Telegram: Ireland's far right mobilising on 'privacy-first' messaging app
Final part in a four-part investigation into the far right in Ireland analyses the growth of US-style tactics used by Irish influencers on the platform.
# Arrests
Gardaí arrest seven people following reopening of hair salon in Balbriggan
The arrests were made earlier today.
# North Dublin
Locals condemn vandals who painted racist graffiti on Balbriggan walls
Balbriggan has become a target of far-right activism and misinformation over the last ten years.
# Balbriggan
Woman attacked with knife during assault by three teenagers in north Dublin
The incident happened on Friday.
# Balbriggan
Two men due in court after firearm and ammunition seized in Dublin
A sawn-off shotgun and six rounds of ammunition were discovered in a car.
# Balbriggan
Shotgun seized and two men arrested after garda pursuit in north Dublin
A vehicle was also seized by gardaí for a technical examination.
# History
'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan
100 years ago today more than 100 Black and Tans ransacked the north Dublin town and two men were beaten to death.
# Balbriggan
How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town
Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.
# Dublin
Man dies following two-car collision in Balbriggan
The crash occured on the M1 in the early hours of this morning.
# Investigation
Gardaí appeal for information after car set on fire in Balbriggan, north Dublin
The incident happened yesterday evening.
# junction 6
Three calves killed as cattle trailer disconnects from vehicle on M1
The incident occurred near Junction 6 at Balbriggan at approximately 3.10am today.
# Dublin
Teenage boy missing from Dublin found safe and well
Ryan McGuinness (15) was last seen in Donabate on 15 January.
# Fingal
Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin
The incident happened in Balbriggan earlier this week.
# Balbriggan
Man who had to be helped to exit house he burgled jailed for two years
The Dublin man was “highly intoxicated” during the incident, a court heard.
# Dublin
72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria'
Swimming in the water may cause illness, Fingal County Council has warned.
# Theft
Former post officer worker jailed for stealing €23k in pension payments from customers
Paula Underwood has been sentenced to three years with 18 months suspended.
# Gangland
Younger men filling 'void' created by crackdown on Hutch and Kinahan gangs
Gardaí yesterday appealed to young people in these communities not to get involved in the drugs trade.
# Balbriggan
Dublin man who sold 10 stolen cars on Donedeal 'wanted to give my kids a good Christmas'
Nicholas Keane did not steal the cars but agreed to sell them.
# Balbriggan
Balbriggan locals 'united in grief' hold candlelit vigil for baby Belle
Baby Belle’s body was found last Saturday morning on Bell’s Beach in Balbriggan.
# Balbriggan
Gardaí have received a number of phone calls in relation to discovery of baby 'Belle' on north Dublin beach
The body of the baby was found at 10am on Saturday morning,
# Balbriggan
Body of baby found on Dublin beach was a full-term baby girl
Gardaí say no foul play was involved in the death of the child.
# Balbriggan
Appeal for mother to come forward as 'partially buried' body of baby found on Dublin beach
The discovery was made shortly after 10am this morning.
# Aleksejs Snitco
Missing 15-year-old found safe and well
He was last seen on Saturday.
# Tyrrelstown
Two more Dublin schools closed with immediate effect over structural problems
More than 1,200 pupils in north Dublin have been affected by the closures.
# Balbriggan
Repair works on Dublin school that forced closure of one of its buildings 'could take up to a year'
School management have pledged that all students will be accomodated after the mid-term break.
# Balbriggan
200 pupils affected as Dublin school building closed after 'significant structural issues' discovered
A structural engineer found significant issues after an inspection on Friday at Ardgillan Community College.
# Balbriggan
Fingal council says vacant home occupiers could delay handover of property to those on housing list
Activists occupied a property in Balbriggan on Saturday.
# Balbriggan
Beachgoers urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to pumping station overflow
Balbriggan beach itself remains open.
# Balbriggan
Gardaí investigating sudden death of woman in her 20s
A post mortem will be carried out today.
# Prison
Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years
The judge noted that he was a man of considerable abilities but said getting away with crime wasn’t one of them.
# Property Prices
Here's the average price of a home in Balbriggan in 2018
The latest figures from Daft.ie.
# neighbourhood guide
Your guide to Balbriggan: Seaside living in Ireland's youngest town (with a history of pants)
Plus good pubs and loads of history.
# Balbriggan
Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home
Gordon Smith was removed from the court by gardai after refusing to say whether he would abide by a new court order to vacate the Balbriggan property.