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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Balbriggan

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# Balbriggan
Two cars collide head-on in north Dublin. Three injured
Three people have been taken to hospital for treatment.
# Balbriggan
Man arrested over shooting of Benny Whitehouse
The 36-year-old was shot dead close to his child’s school in the north Dublin suburb of Balbriggan.
# he's hired
Remember Sean --- the guy standing by the roadside looking for work? Well, good news...
He’s back (and he’s bringing the milkman with him).
# had a few offers
Remember the Balbriggan man who took a novel approach to job hunting? ... We've some good news for you
The phone was ringing with offers until 2am, he says.
# stopping traffic
Can you help? ... This Balbriggan man is taking a novel approach to job hunting
Sean Moroney ran a moving company in Boston. He’s been back home for two years — and says he’s sent out ‘hundreds’ of CVs looking for work.
# Investigation
Man shot dead in Balbriggan this morning - woman also hit
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
# Crime
Witnesses sought after man shot in car outside Balbriggan gym
One man has been injured and taken to hospital.
# Galway
Five arrested as gardaí target burglars in the west
During the arrests a large quantity of power tools were also seized.
# Criminal Activity
Four arrested, firearm and drugs seized during garda search
Cannabis and cocaine with a street value of €38,000 were also seized.
# North Dublin
Man freed with cutting equipment after tree falls on car
Drivers are being warned to look out for fallen trees and other debris this morning.
# carnegie library
James Reilly backs protest against turning his local library into a dole office
Officials from the OPW and Social Protection Department are now to look for an alternative solution.
# Dublin
Protests at plan to turn 109-year-old library into dole office
Residents of the Dublin suburb of Balbriggan say plans to move the town’s Carnegie library will be a massive blow to the area.
# Roads
Woman and child struck by Jeep in Balbriggan
The mother was killed and the child badly injured.
# Fire
Adult and child treated for smoke inhalation after Dublin fire
Five units of Dublin Fire Brigade were sent to attend the incident at 1am this morning.
# Counterfeits
Gardaí confiscate contraband DVDs and cigarettes at Balbriggan market
So far this year, 10 people have been arrested and prosecuted for selling counterfeit goods.
# Michael Gannon
Gardaí seek witnesses to ‘any suspicious activity’ in Skerries murder probe
Michael Gannon was babysitting his two grandchildren when he was attacked at his front door last night.
# Balbriggan
Parents 'horrified' after van mounts school pavement pursued by men with baseball bats
Children had to run and take shelter in gardens as the van driver steered around a corner to escape his attackers.
# Missing
Gardaí seek help in tracing missing Balbriggan woman
Ella Owusu was last seen at her home at about 7.30pm on Monday.
# Crime
Elderly people warned about ATM scam gang
The scam is believed to be in operation in parts of north Dublin and elderly people have been warned to be careful.
# Crime
Gardaí recover four stolen cars, arrest four
The cars recovered were all stolen in the last week, gardai believe.
# beauty pageant
Dublin hotel pulls out of hosting child beauty pageant
The beauty pageant for ‘babies, toddlers and teens’ was due to take place at the Bracken Court Hotel in Balbriggan this weekend – but the hotel says they weren’t told the true nature of the event.
# Athy
More money goes missing from a garda station
The undisclosed sum of money has been reported missing from Athy Garda Station, Co Kildare.
# Quitting Time
No sign of teenager who escaped from garda station while on 'smoke break'
The teen escaped over a wall at a Dublin garda station last week, and hasn’t been seen since.
# Bomb Squad
Bomb squad called to deal with unsafe chemical at Dublin school
A chemical found in the school lab – Dinitrophenylhydrazine, or ‘Brady’s re-agent’ – can become unstable over time.
# Courts
Four due in court over Dublin jewellery shop robbery
Four men armed with hammers robbed a jewellery store in Balbriggan last Friday.
# Investigation
Five arrests after gang armed with hammers rob Dublin jewellery shop
The gang threatened staff and smashed up the shop, causing extensive damage.
# Jobswatch
100 jobs created after Minister Reilly's controversial care centre gets go-ahead
The location of the facility, in Minister for Health’s James Reilly’s constituency, was met with controversy last year.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added double rainbow in Dublin
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# missing money 2
Second sum of money goes missing from Balbriggan Garda Station
A garda spokesperson confirmed that this was a separate incident to the €9,000 that was discovered stolen from the same garda station last month.
# Released
Garda held over missing €9,000 from Dublin garda station released
The money was stolen from the Balbriggan garda station shortly after €26,000 was recovered in an attempted robbery in Lusk.
# Arrest
Man arrested over theft of €9,000 from Balbriggan garda station
The man in his 30s was arrested this morning.
# Missing Money
Detective investigating missing money from Dublin garda station
The estimated €9,000 in cash was recovered in a botched robbery but is now missing from Balbriggan Garda Station.
# Missing
Gardaí renew appeal for 25-year-old missing since Christmas Day
Paul Byrne was last seen in Rush in Co. Dublin in the early hours of 25 December.
# Armed Robbery
Three men arrested moments after armed robbery in Lusk village
Three men wearing balaclavas took a large quantity of a cash from a shop in the north Dublin town last night before they were arrested as they tried to leave the premises.
# Missing
Renewed appeal for missing man Paul Byrne (24)
Paul was last seen on Sandy Lane in Rush, Co Dublin, on Christmas Day.
# Balbriggan
Reilly spokesman rejects SF claims of NAMA talks on Balbriggan site
Sinn Féin said documents suggested James Reilly discussed the specific site earmarked for a Primary Care centre in Balbriggan during a meeting with NAMA.
# Primary Care
Swords and Balbriggan added to primary care list night before announcement
Documents obtained by Fianna Fáil show the government preparing to announce a list of 33 venues, not 35.
# James Reilly
FF leader calls for James Reilly's resignation because of a 'pack of lies'
Micheál Martin has said he believes the Health Minister’s position is now untenable in the wake of further revelations about primary care centre locations.
# Reilly
Reilly discussed Balbriggan as location for primary care centre with NAMA
The Health Minister insisted that “no specific address was mentioned” in discussions with NAMA in April of this year regarding the controversial issue of locations for primary care centres.
# Sligo Baby
What are YOU doing for Christmas?
We might go to Balbriggan, or Dunboyne.