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Poorer households turning to pre-pay heating - but that means they pay a 'poverty premium'
# MABS
# MABS

Poorer households turning to pre-pay heating - but that means they pay a 'poverty premium'

Feb 16th 2018, 8:36 AM 34,326 Views 98 Comments

A new Mabs report covered the west Dublin areas of Ballyfermot, Chapelizod, Palmerstown and Cherry Orchard.

Man (21) shot in the leg in Dublin
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Man (21) shot in the leg in Dublin

Jan 4th 2018, 10:09 PM 35,453 Views 27 Comments

It’s understood he was shot in the leg and is still at the scene.

The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago
# St Loman's Hospital
# St Loman's Hospital

The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago

Jan 1st 2018, 10:30 PM 35,546 Views 9 Comments

“I’m not afraid of death, death is a natural part of life. But this isn’t natural.” Alice’s daughter Pat says that there are still many questions around her mother’s death.

Alice Clifford went missing in 1979 - now houses are being built where her family think her body could be
# Missing Persons Day
# Missing Persons Day

Alice Clifford went missing in 1979 - now houses are being built where her family think her body could be

Dec 7th 2017, 6:01 AM 20,927 Views 4 Comments

Alice’s daughter Patricia said that she was “disheartened” at the system for the families of those who have gone missing.

Man arrested after drugs worth €1.1 million seized in Dublin
# Seized
# Seized

Man arrested after drugs worth €1.1 million seized in Dublin

Nov 10th 2017, 3:07 PM 18,583 Views 10 Comments

Drugs were seized at Dublin Port and Ballycoolin Industrial Estate.

Have you seen Jason Collins? He's been missing from Dublin for two days
# Appeal
# Appeal

Have you seen Jason Collins? He's been missing from Dublin for two days

Oct 26th 2017, 2:08 PM 16,182 Views 11 Comments

Jason was last seen in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin on Tuesday, 24 October.

League of Ireland footballer sent forward for trial over €240,000 cannabis seizure
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

League of Ireland footballer sent forward for trial over €240,000 cannabis seizure

Sep 28th 2017, 5:20 PM 24,782 Views 0 Comments

Robert Bayly was charged with possessing cannabis with intent to sell or supply.

Gun and silencer 'found in plastic bag at side of road' following foiled gangland hit in Dublin
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

Gun and silencer 'found in plastic bag at side of road' following foiled gangland hit in Dublin

Sep 6th 2017, 9:24 PM 47,345 Views 62 Comments

A man has been arrested following the incident which happened in Inchicore at about 3pm this afternoon.

Two Kinahan gunmen arrested with gun charged with conspiracy to murder
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Two Kinahan gunmen arrested with gun charged with conspiracy to murder

Aug 13th 2017, 7:19 AM 15,346 Views 0 Comments

They will face court in Dublin tomorrow.

Armed gardaí find loaded gun and arrest two men in significant anti-gangland operation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Armed gardaí find loaded gun and arrest two men in significant anti-gangland operation

Aug 8th 2017, 6:40 AM 41,266 Views 58 Comments

The arrests were made on Kylemore Road in Ballyfermot.

Gardaí seize cannabis and heroin worth €4 million in gangland crackdown
# Seizure
# Seizure

Gardaí seize cannabis and heroin worth €4 million in gangland crackdown

Jul 18th 2017, 9:22 AM 18,308 Views 19 Comments

Two firearms were seized in the operation..

Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail
# Michael Smallhorn
# Michael Smallhorn

Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail

May 29th 2017, 8:15 PM 38,869 Views 11 Comments

The man was to be paid €200 for acting as a courier.

'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman

May 28th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,617 Views 5 Comments

A memorial plaque will be unveiled for Rescue 116′s Paul Ormsby in his home town of Ballyfermot.

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds
# Closure
# Closure

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds

May 23rd 2017, 9:25 PM 13,463 Views 18 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.

'Unbreakable' CCTV system destroyed by Dublin drug gang as cocaine consignment arrived
# Poley Moley
# Poley Moley

'Unbreakable' CCTV system destroyed by Dublin drug gang as cocaine consignment arrived

May 15th 2017, 12:05 AM 86,073 Views 69 Comments

It’s going to cost Dublin City Council €50,000 to repair.

Gardaí seize €240,000 worth of cannabis in Dublin after stopping car
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Gardaí seize €240,000 worth of cannabis in Dublin after stopping car

May 13th 2017, 8:26 AM 18,216 Views 19 Comments

The driver of the car – a 29-year-old man – was arrested at the scene.

Man (80s) seriously injured after being hit by car in Ballyfermot last night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man (80s) seriously injured after being hit by car in Ballyfermot last night

May 1st 2017, 11:04 AM 11,083 Views 1 Comment

The man was struck by a car on Ballyfermot road at 11.30pm last night.

This gas video of kids dancing to the Vengaboys in Ballyfermot has gone global
# Dance Party
From The Daily Edge
# Dance Party

This gas video of kids dancing to the Vengaboys in Ballyfermot has gone global

Apr 15th 2017, 3:00 PM 14,175 Views 1 Comment

BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM!

The streets of Ballyfermot are the stage today for a modern twist on the Passion of the Christ
# A Tale For Our Times
# A Tale For Our Times

The streets of Ballyfermot are the stage today for a modern twist on the Passion of the Christ

Apr 8th 2017, 9:00 AM 16,059 Views 3 Comments

The theatrical production will retell the story with a modern twist, incorporating the housing crisis.

Gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway in Laois
# Borris-in-Ossory
# Borris-in-Ossory

Gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway in Laois

Feb 24th 2017, 6:52 PM 20,311 Views 60 Comments

Nearly half a million euro worth of the drug has been seized today across the country.

Woman in her 70s remains in critical condition after Ballyfermot stabbing
# Appeal
# Appeal

Woman in her 70s remains in critical condition after Ballyfermot stabbing

Jan 2nd 2017, 9:43 AM 18,925 Views 14 Comments

Two men were seen running from the scene.

'We can't let fear stalk the streets': Community in shock after elderly woman stabbed
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

'We can't let fear stalk the streets': Community in shock after elderly woman stabbed

Jan 1st 2017, 6:32 PM 67,356 Views 39 Comments

The woman, aged in her 70s, remains in a critical condition.

Almost 400 Dublin homes left without power overnight after sub station fire
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Almost 400 Dublin homes left without power overnight after sub station fire

Dec 29th 2016, 8:09 AM 8,110 Views 0 Comments

It’s not known what caused the fire but vandalism has been ruled out.

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire

Dec 28th 2016, 8:48 PM 17,433 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade worked with the ESB to make the scene safe a short time ago.

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site

Dec 19th 2016, 4:23 PM 34,228 Views 37 Comments

A local councillor said he hoped this would not stop the progress of building 72 social housing units.

Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin
# Robberies
# Robberies

Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin

Dec 8th 2016, 5:27 PM 36,744 Views 45 Comments

The three robberies happened in the Ballyfermot area at the start of this week.

Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs
# Protective Custody
# Protective Custody

Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:20 AM 12,320 Views 0 Comments

The finding was made when officers searched the man and the drugs fell out of his underwear.

Man to be charged in relation to shooting earlier this month
# Shooting
# Shooting

Man to be charged in relation to shooting earlier this month

Nov 12th 2016, 3:14 PM 11,102 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 20s will appear before Dublin District Court charged in relation to the shooting of a man on the night of 1 November.

Dublin Bikes scheme set to be expanded to areas on city outskirts
# The Suburbs
# The Suburbs

Dublin Bikes scheme set to be expanded to areas on city outskirts

Nov 8th 2016, 6:24 PM 16,104 Views 40 Comments

Dublin City Council has agreed on advertising sites to allow for the expansion of the scheme which is expected to take place before next summer.

Over €300,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in gangland crackdown
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Over €300,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in gangland crackdown

Nov 6th 2016, 8:05 AM 14,014 Views 4 Comments

The drugs were seized at a private residence in Ballyfermot.

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:21 PM 13,431 Views 18 Comments

32-year-old Kieran Cox had failed to make a left-hand turn, hit another parked car, and crashed into a pole before the car burst into flames.

School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child

Sep 5th 2016, 7:15 PM 42,527 Views 138 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton has said his department is taking steps to assist the boy’s family.

Car crashed through fence at Dublin modular housing site, then set alight
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Car crashed through fence at Dublin modular housing site, then set alight

Sep 5th 2016, 4:12 PM 27,526 Views 42 Comments

Construction on the rapid-build homes at the site is due to begin next week.

Pokémon Go's description of Ballyfermot is shady as hell
# Ballyer
From The Daily Edge
# Ballyer

Pokémon Go's description of Ballyfermot is shady as hell

Jul 28th 2016, 10:22 AM 8,115 Views 4 Comments

Ooof.

Gardaí launch separate appeals to find missing man and teenage boy
# Kildare And Dublin
# Kildare And Dublin

Gardaí launch separate appeals to find missing man and teenage boy

May 7th 2016, 9:40 PM 35,395 Views 8 Comments

A 35-year-old man and 17-year-old boy have gone missing from Maynooth and Ballyfermot respectively.

Father makes emotional appeal to find son's killer: 'Why did they do that to Mark? He was harmless'
# Investigation
# Investigation

Father makes emotional appeal to find son's killer: 'Why did they do that to Mark? He was harmless'

Apr 7th 2016, 10:18 PM 26,427 Views 8 Comments

The remains of Mark Burke were found at Thornton’s Recycling facility in July 2014.

13 of the most Ballyfermot things that ever happened
# Ballyer
From The Daily Edge
# Ballyer

13 of the most Ballyfermot things that ever happened

Mar 31st 2016, 1:18 PM 38,274 Views 3 Comments

A bunch of legends.

Man (19) shot in leg in Ballyfermot
# Le Fanu Drive
# Le Fanu Drive

Man (19) shot in leg in Ballyfermot

Mar 24th 2016, 11:29 PM 26,543 Views 17 Comments

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

€3 million for boy left with "catastrophic injuries" after Caesarean section
# High Court
# High Court

€3 million for boy left with "catastrophic injuries" after Caesarean section

Feb 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 21,982 Views 8 Comments

He now has cerebral palsy. The judge paid tribute to his family.

In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son
# Loving Tribute
# Loving Tribute

In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son

Feb 3rd 2016, 4:00 PM 19,250 Views 3 Comments

“We feel so privileged and honoured to be able to say Kenneth was our son.”