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# balbriggan - Friday 13 June, 2014

Witnesses sought after man shot in car outside Balbriggan gym
# Crime
# Crime

Witnesses sought after man shot in car outside Balbriggan gym

Jun 13th 2014, 10:43 PM 37,951 Views 50 Comments

One man has been injured and taken to hospital.

# balbriggan - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Five arrested as gardaí target burglars in the west
# Galway
# Galway

Five arrested as gardaí target burglars in the west

Apr 13th 2014, 9:36 AM 16,071 Views 41 Comments

During the arrests a large quantity of power tools were also seized.

# balbriggan - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Four arrested, firearm and drugs seized during garda search
# Criminal Activity
# Criminal Activity

Four arrested, firearm and drugs seized during garda search

Feb 5th 2014, 11:10 PM 11,259 Views 37 Comments

Cannabis and cocaine with a street value of €38,000 were also seized.

Man freed with cutting equipment after tree falls on car
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Man freed with cutting equipment after tree falls on car

Feb 5th 2014, 7:53 AM 14,549 Views 4 Comments

Drivers are being warned to look out for fallen trees and other debris this morning.

# balbriggan - Monday 27 January, 2014

James Reilly backs protest against turning his local library into a dole office
# Carnegie Library
# Carnegie Library

James Reilly backs protest against turning his local library into a dole office

Jan 27th 2014, 3:00 PM 9,910 Views 23 Comments

Officials from the OPW and Social Protection Department are now to look for an alternative solution.

# balbriggan - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Protests at plan to turn 109-year-old library into dole office
# Dublin
# Dublin

Protests at plan to turn 109-year-old library into dole office

Jan 18th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,131 Views 50 Comments

Residents of the Dublin suburb of Balbriggan say plans to move the town’s Carnegie library will be a massive blow to the area.

# balbriggan - Friday 17 January, 2014

Woman and child struck by Jeep in Balbriggan
# Roads
# Roads

Woman and child struck by Jeep in Balbriggan

Jan 17th 2014, 10:50 PM 56,783 Views 19 Comments

The mother was killed and the child badly injured.

Adult and child treated for smoke inhalation after Dublin fire
# Fire
# Fire

Adult and child treated for smoke inhalation after Dublin fire

Jan 17th 2014, 7:53 AM 7,752 Views 0 Comments

Five units of Dublin Fire Brigade were sent to attend the incident at 1am this morning.

# balbriggan - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Gardaí confiscate contraband DVDs and cigarettes at Balbriggan market
# Counterfeits
# Counterfeits

Gardaí confiscate contraband DVDs and cigarettes at Balbriggan market

Dec 22nd 2013, 3:07 PM 13,308 Views 36 Comments

So far this year, 10 people have been arrested and prosecuted for selling counterfeit goods.

# balbriggan - Friday 15 November, 2013

Gardaí seek witnesses to ‘any suspicious activity’ in Skerries murder probe
# Michael Gannon
# Michael Gannon

Gardaí seek witnesses to ‘any suspicious activity’ in Skerries murder probe

Nov 15th 2013, 6:50 PM 8,529 Views 7 Comments

Michael Gannon was babysitting his two grandchildren when he was attacked at his front door last night.

# balbriggan - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Parents 'horrified' after van mounts school pavement pursued by men with baseball bats
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Parents 'horrified' after van mounts school pavement pursued by men with baseball bats

Nov 14th 2013, 11:28 AM 20,955 Views 90 Comments

Children had to run and take shelter in gardens as the van driver steered around a corner to escape his attackers.

# balbriggan - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Gardaí seek help in tracing missing Balbriggan woman
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí seek help in tracing missing Balbriggan woman

Nov 13th 2013, 4:28 PM 13,762 Views 40 Comments

Ella Owusu was last seen at her home at about 7.30pm on Monday.

# balbriggan - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Elderly people warned about ATM scam gang
# Crime
# Crime

Elderly people warned about ATM scam gang

Oct 19th 2013, 3:37 PM 31,146 Views 63 Comments

The scam is believed to be in operation in parts of north Dublin and elderly people have been warned to be careful.

# balbriggan - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Gardaí recover four stolen cars, arrest four
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí recover four stolen cars, arrest four

Sep 21st 2013, 10:00 PM 22,543 Views 56 Comments

The cars recovered were all stolen in the last week, gardai believe.

# balbriggan - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Dublin hotel pulls out of hosting child beauty pageant
# Beauty Pageant
# Beauty Pageant

Dublin hotel pulls out of hosting child beauty pageant

Sep 19th 2013, 7:45 PM 35,369 Views 139 Comments

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.

# balbriggan - Friday 6 September, 2013

More money goes missing from a garda station
# Athy
# Athy

More money goes missing from a garda station

Sep 6th 2013, 10:42 AM 16,017 Views 90 Comments

The undisclosed sum of money has been reported missing from Athy Garda Station, Co Kildare.

# balbriggan - Thursday 25 July, 2013

No sign of teenager who escaped from garda station while on 'smoke break'
# Quitting Time
# Quitting Time

No sign of teenager who escaped from garda station while on 'smoke break'

Jul 25th 2013, 2:19 PM 18,085 Views 77 Comments

The teen escaped over a wall at a Dublin garda station last week, and hasn’t been seen since.

# balbriggan - Monday 27 May, 2013

Bomb squad called to deal with unsafe chemical at Dublin school
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Bomb squad called to deal with unsafe chemical at Dublin school

May 27th 2013, 9:54 PM 17,682 Views 25 Comments

A chemical found in the school lab – Dinitrophenylhydrazine, or ‘Brady’s re-agent’ – can become unstable over time.

# balbriggan - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Four due in court over Dublin jewellery shop robbery
# Courts
# Courts

Four due in court over Dublin jewellery shop robbery

May 12th 2013, 10:06 AM 7,936 Views 5 Comments

Four men armed with hammers robbed a jewellery store in Balbriggan last Friday.

# balbriggan - Friday 10 May, 2013

Five arrests after gang armed with hammers rob Dublin jewellery shop
# Investigation
# Investigation

Five arrests after gang armed with hammers rob Dublin jewellery shop

May 10th 2013, 9:30 PM 19,610 Views 25 Comments

The gang threatened staff and smashed up the shop, causing extensive damage.

# balbriggan - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

100 jobs created after Minister Reilly's controversial care centre gets go-ahead
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

100 jobs created after Minister Reilly's controversial care centre gets go-ahead

May 8th 2013, 4:13 PM 9,263 Views 34 Comments

The location of the facility, in Minister for Health’s James Reilly’s constituency, was met with controversy last year.

# balbriggan - Saturday 27 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added double rainbow in Dublin
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added double rainbow in Dublin

Apr 27th 2013, 8:06 PM 7,334 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Second sum of money goes missing from Balbriggan Garda Station
# Missing Money 2
# Missing Money 2

Second sum of money goes missing from Balbriggan Garda Station

Apr 27th 2013, 3:23 PM 21,986 Views 65 Comments

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.

# balbriggan - Friday 19 April, 2013

Garda held over missing €9,000 from Dublin garda station released
# Released
# Released

Garda held over missing €9,000 from Dublin garda station released

Apr 19th 2013, 3:04 PM 13,037 Views 85 Comments

The money was stolen from the Balbriggan garda station shortly after €26,000 was recovered in an attempted robbery in Lusk.

# balbriggan - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Man arrested over theft of €9,000 from Balbriggan garda station
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man arrested over theft of €9,000 from Balbriggan garda station

Apr 18th 2013, 5:05 PM 18,406 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 30s was arrested this morning.

# balbriggan - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Detective investigating missing money from Dublin garda station
# Missing Money
# Missing Money

Detective investigating missing money from Dublin garda station

Mar 21st 2013, 2:32 PM 15,993 Views 144 Comments

The estimated €9,000 in cash was recovered in a botched robbery but is now missing from Balbriggan Garda Station.

# balbriggan - Friday 15 February, 2013

Gardaí renew appeal for 25-year-old missing since Christmas Day
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí renew appeal for 25-year-old missing since Christmas Day

Feb 15th 2013, 10:30 AM 12,751 Views 3 Comments

Paul Byrne was last seen in Rush in Co. Dublin in the early hours of 25 December.

# balbriggan - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Three men arrested moments after armed robbery in Lusk village
# Armed Robbery
# Armed Robbery

Three men arrested moments after armed robbery in Lusk village

Jan 20th 2013, 9:39 AM 14,399 Views 32 Comments

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.

# balbriggan - Monday 31 December, 2012

Renewed appeal for missing man Paul Byrne (24)
# Missing
# Missing

Renewed appeal for missing man Paul Byrne (24)

Dec 31st 2012, 11:14 AM 9,447 Views 3 Comments

Paul was last seen on Sandy Lane in Rush, Co Dublin, on Christmas Day.

# balbriggan - Friday 21 December, 2012

Reilly spokesman rejects SF claims of NAMA talks on Balbriggan site
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Reilly spokesman rejects SF claims of NAMA talks on Balbriggan site

Dec 21st 2012, 4:25 PM 5,456 Views 28 Comments

Sinn Féin said documents suggested James Reilly discussed the specific site earmarked for a Primary Care centre in Balbriggan during a meeting with NAMA.

# balbriggan - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Swords and Balbriggan added to primary care list night before announcement
# Primary Care
# Primary Care

Swords and Balbriggan added to primary care list night before announcement

Dec 5th 2012, 2:11 PM 3,575 Views 24 Comments

Documents obtained by Fianna Fáil show the government preparing to announce a list of 33 venues, not 35.

# balbriggan - Saturday 24 November, 2012

FF leader calls for James Reilly's resignation because of a 'pack of lies'
# James Reilly
# James Reilly

FF leader calls for James Reilly's resignation because of a 'pack of lies'

Nov 24th 2012, 4:55 PM 9,492 Views 85 Comments

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.

# balbriggan - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Reilly discussed Balbriggan as location for primary care centre with NAMA
# Reilly
# Reilly

Reilly discussed Balbriggan as location for primary care centre with NAMA

Oct 25th 2012, 11:44 AM 5,197 Views 29 Comments

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.

# balbriggan - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

What are YOU doing for Christmas?
# Sligo Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Sligo Baby

What are YOU doing for Christmas?

Oct 16th 2012, 10:04 AM 903 Views 0 Comments

We might go to Balbriggan, or Dunboyne.

# balbriggan - Sunday 7 October, 2012

James Reilly has misled the Dáil - Opposition
# Reilly
# Reilly

James Reilly has misled the Dáil - Opposition

Oct 7th 2012, 3:14 PM 7,466 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile, Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has described Reilly as a “reforming minister” and said he is satisfied with Reilly’s explanation about the criteria used for the primary care locations.

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly resign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly resign?

Oct 7th 2012, 12:30 PM 19,611 Views 149 Comments

He’s hitting the headlines again today… should he stay or should he go?

# balbriggan - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Current Affairs
From The Daily Edge
# Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,898 Views 4 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Children’s hospital site for Balbriggan? TDs to stay home to cut costs? Chinese takeaways off menu for athletes?

# balbriggan - Friday 5 October, 2012

Quinn angry at being misled over primary care centres answer in Dáil
# Reilly
# Reilly

Quinn angry at being misled over primary care centres answer in Dáil

Oct 5th 2012, 10:34 AM 5,997 Views 35 Comments

“The information was given was from Minister Reilly’s personal office and it clearly was wrong,” Ruairí Quinn told RTÉ radio this morning.

# balbriggan - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Reilly insists he had ‘no hand, act or part’ in choice of Balbriggan site
# Reilly
# Reilly

Reilly insists he had ‘no hand, act or part’ in choice of Balbriggan site

Oct 3rd 2012, 5:10 PM 9,093 Views 81 Comments

The Health Minister faced more questions about the selection of two sites in his constituency for proposed primary care centres in the Dáil this afternoon

Troika forced Ireland into repaying €1bn AIB bond - Quinn
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Troika forced Ireland into repaying €1bn AIB bond - Quinn

Oct 3rd 2012, 12:28 PM 9,337 Views 102 Comments

Ruairí Quinn says the Troika are the only people who will affordably lend to Ireland – so what they say goes.