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# Ballymun

Last month
November 2023
Debunked: Fake News site spreads baseless claim of a second stabbing at a school in Ballymun
Fake news quickly spread in the wake of a attack at Parnell Square
Boygenius release single in honour of Sinéad O'Connor, proceeds going to Dublin charity
Proceeds will be donated to The Aisling Project, an afterschool service in Ballymun.
This year
Waterford and Dublin senior GAA club games live on TV next Sunday
Walsh Park and Parnell Park host the two encounters on TG4.
Tenants say no alarms were heard during fire where floors 'filled with smoke' in Dublin
A report by
Muiris O'Cearbhaill
Tenants in Ballymun said as they reached the second floor, they were “blindfolded in a smokey room”.
Emergency services respond to car fire in underground car park of Ballymun hotel
Gardaí confirmed that the fire took place at approximately 1.30pm this afternoon.
Man left in critical condition following hit-and-run incident in Dublin
The pedestrian was struck by the car on the R108 Ballymun Road yesterday afternoon.
'Psychic medium' accused of conning siblings out of €10k says she 'never charged a penny'
The Byrne siblings told that Debbie Paget said their deceased father wanted them to give her money.
16 puppies rescued and €30,400 worth of suspected cannabis herb seized in Ballymun Garda raid
Three men were arrested during the operation and have since been charged.
Garda seriously assaulted in Santry during arrest
The Garda was taken to James Connolly Hospital to be treated for their injuries which are understood to be serious but non-life threatening.
McDonald: Protests at centres 'absolutely wrong approach' - but those taking part are 'mixed bag'
The Sinn Féin leader said people’s frustration over the housing crisis should not be directed at vulnerable people.
Gathering at Ballymun migrant shelter ‘was intimidation, not a protest’, Harris says
Videos emerged over the weekend of a crowd of people outside a building where families were living.
'We must reclaim the streets from the far-right': Ballymun planning events to welcome refugees
Members of the far-right are “preying” on fears of some local people in Ballymun, a People Before Profit activist has said.
'No place for racism of any form': Leo Varadkar criticises anti-refugee protests in Ballymun
The protests have taken place over the last three days.
Housing Minister 'disturbed' by anti-refugee protests in Ballymun over the weekend
Lord Mayor of Dublin Caroline Conroy said that the protests were “embarrassing” and “upsetting”.
Sleeping tablets estimated to be worth €32,000 seized in Ballymun
It came following separate searches yesterday.
Last year
Man (30s) dies after being hit by car in north Dublin overnight
In Cork, gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was seriously injured following a collision last night.
Woman in her 40s arrested in connection with murder of Lisa Thompson
Thompson was repeatedly stabbed and strangled in her Ballymun home in May
Post-mortem results show Lisa Thompson was strangled and stabbed repeatedly in her home
The 52-year-old was found dead in her home in Ballymun on 10 May this year.
Woman missing from Dublin found safe and well
She has been missing from Dublin 9 since yesterday.
Man remanded in custody charged with murder of Lisa Thompson
Lisa Thompson was stabbed to death at her home in May of this year.
Man appears in court accused of ransacking Ukrainian refugees’ belongings
The Ukrainian couple left war-ravaged Kyiv as the Russian invasion began on 24 February.
Lisa Thompson murder: Gardaí looking to speak to man who handed in document at station
The man handed in a document in Lisa Thompson’s name last Thursday.
Gardaí to keep open mind in Ballymun murder investigation as appeal for information launched
The woman has been named locally as Lisa Thompson.
Murder investigation launched after woman found stabbed to death in Ballymun
Gardaí said that the investigation is at an early stage.
Gardaí seize two firearms and arrest two people in Dublin operation
Searches were carried out in Ballymun and Finglas.
Council seeking new developer to overhaul former Ballymun Shopping Centre site
Plans have been proposed for 300 residential units and 41,000 square metres of commercial and mixed use for the site.
Motorcyclist (20s) in critical condition following collision in Dublin
The incident occurred at around 4.30pm yesterday.
Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis from Ballymun organised crime gang
A man in his 30s has been arrested.
Motorcyclist (19) dies in single-vehicle collision in Dublin
Shortly after 3,30pm, gardaí and emergency services were allerted to the collision at Sillogue Road, Ballymun.
All time
Man missing from Dublin found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the media and the public for their assistance in the matter.
Gardaí planning operation to bring Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch back to Ireland
Hutch was arrested by Spanish police in an operation on the Costa Del Sol in August.
Hutch was arrested by Spanish police in an operation on the Costa Del Sol in August.
Gardaí want to charge him in connection with the Regency Hotel attack in which David Byrne was murdered.
From street gang thief to one of Europe's most wanted - the life of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch
'People in Ballymun are wary of plans because of the failed regeneration so we'll see if we can win them over'
New plans envisage the current square next to Ballymun Main Street being transformed into a new plaza divided into two sections.
Man (30s) stabbed in Ballymun this morning in 'serious but stable' condition
The man has since been taken to the Mater Hospital.
Gardaí seize €160,000 of suspected cannabis herb in Dublin
A man has been arrested in connection with the seizure.
Crack cocaine use and drug dealing surges in Ballymun following garda cuts, report finds
Open drug dealing and ‘cuckooing’ is taking place and criminals are targeting heroin users to get them hooked on crack cocaine.
Woman (20s) arrested after multiple Garda cars pursue vehicle from Ballymun to Bray and back
At least 18 Garda cars and the force’s helicopter were involved in this evening’s chase.
Man fatally shot in Ballymun named locally as Paddy Lyons
The victim, who was in his 40s, was killed after being shot in Ballymun last night.
Investigation under way after man (40s) killed in Ballymun shooting
The man, who was in his mid-40s, received a number of gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Josh Dunne's family pay tribute to a 'happy boy' who was 'a dreamer and a do-er'
Youth football clubs around Ireland have been paying tribute to the 16-year-old, who died on Tuesday night.
Woman (20s) arrested after €180k worth of crystal meth seized at Dublin Airport yesterday
The woman is being held at Ballymun Garda Station.