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# Ballyfermot

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Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs
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
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
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
The drugs were seized at a private residence in Ballyfermot.
Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term
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
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
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
Gardaí launch separate appeals to find missing man and teenage boy
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'
The remains of Mark Burke were found at Thornton’s Recycling facility in July 2014.
13 of the most Ballyfermot things that ever happened
A bunch of legends.
Man (19) shot in leg in Ballyfermot
No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.
€3 million for boy left with "catastrophic injuries" after Caesarean section
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
“We feel so privileged and honoured to be able to say Kenneth was our son.”
Murderer convicted of burning down a family home days after he was released from prison
A woman rescued her mother and younger brother from the house.
Teenager killed after two motorbikes collide
Another man has been brought to hospital.
You can buy battered Oreos in this one Dublin chipper
A new frontier.
Heroin worth €1 million seized in car search
Two men were arrested as part of the operation targeting organised crime.
Shock as 'masked man with baton' robs charity vet clinic
The Irish Blue Cross’ Ballyfermot clinic is moving to a new location after it was robbed last week.
Two men taken to hospital after car crashes into bus stop
Gardaí could not confirm reports the car was stolen.
Female Garda hospitalised after patrol car is rammed
Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Two gardaí assaulted after stopping motorcycle in Ballyfermot
Both men sustained serious facial injuries and one remains in hospital.
Gardaí search land in Dublin after tip-offs about disappearance of Barry Corcoran
The man has been missing since last month and was last seen in Ballyfermot.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
A shooting in Dublin, Labour’s popularity and war veterans had everyone talking today.
Man's body discovered in Ballyfermot
A firearm was found nearby.
Shots fired at house in Ballyfermot in broad daylight
The incident happened at 10am today.
7-year-old girl who saw her father shot dead at her Dublin home describes what happened
“I feel a little bit sad and a little happy because my dad is away from the bad boys now,” the girl wrote in her statement which was read out in court.
Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin
Two men were arrested in connection to the substantial seizure.
Missing teenager Daniel Murphy found safe and well
He had last been seen on 22 March.
Gardaí want help finding a Dublin teenager since Sunday
Daniel Murphy was last seen at about 1am on Sunday morning.
Staff threatened at knife-point in raid at suburban 'Mace' store
Two men have been arrested, and are being questioned over a string of robberies at the store in Palmerstown, west Dublin.
Ballyfermot shooting: Gardaí release 40-year-old man from custody
The shooting of a man in his 30s, which was witnessed by his child, has been condemned by a local councillor as “totally unacceptable”.
Man in Ballyfermot shot in front of his child
The man sustained a gunshot wound to the leg and a 40-year-old man has since been arrested.
'Violent struggle' as two gardaí tackled man armed with gun in Ballyfermot
The man was arrested and a gun, ammunition and a knife were seized.
Man found to be carrying improvised gun after he was arrested for drink driving
The man is currently detained at Ballyfermot Garda Station.
Murder investigation launched after young man killed at Dublin warehouse rave
James Griffin died following an attack at a Dublin industrial estate over the weekend.
Post-mortem under way after man killed at industrial estate rave
The man was found at 4am this morning.
Human remains found at Dublin recycling centre identified as missing man
Mark Burke from Dun Laoghaire was identified using DNA.
Wanted man nabbed by gardaí after he turned up to fix their heating
The 21-year-old repair-man was recognised before he’d even started work at Ballyfermot Garda Station. A bag of cannabis was also found in his car.
The day a radio contest literally melted-down Dublin's phone network