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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Blanchardstown

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# tech lay offs
PayPal to cut around 2,000 jobs, 7% of its global workforce
PayPal employees around 2,000 people in Ireland and has operations here in Blanchardstown and Dundalk.
Last year
2022
# Courts
Conor McGregor dangerous driving case expected to conclude in January
He has been charged with six driving offences relating to an incident on the N4/M50 interchange in west Dublin.
# Finglas
Cannabis jelly factory 'responsible for child hospitalisations' discovered by Dublin gardaí
Chief Superintendent Finbarr Murphy said cannabis jellies have been responsible for child sicknesses.
# Blanchardstown
Gardaí investigating after man (60s) dies in unexplained circumstances
The man was discovered with unexplained injuries early this morning.
# Missing
Have you seen Charli and Ruby? 15 year old twins missing from Wexford
Both Charli and Ruby are known to frequent the Blanchardstown area of Dublin.
# Mulhuddart
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after serious assault in West Dublin suburb
Gardaí are particularly seeking information in relation to a dark coloured jeep which was seen before and after this assault.
# Dangerous Driving
UFC star Conor McGregor charged with dangerous driving in Bentley
He had been travelling in his Bentley Continental GT in west Dublin when he was stopped by gardaí.
15-year-old threatened to petrol bomb woman’s home in extortion attempt
The teenage boy demanded €700 and a PlayStation.
# Blanchardstown
Two arrested after €220,000 worth of cocaine and tablets seized in Dublin
Officers seized the drugs during the search of a premises in Dublin 15.
# Blanchardstown
Four men to appear in court in relation to cash and vehicle seizures in Dublin
The seizures were made as part of an operation led by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.
# Blanchardstown
Two youths hospitalised following public order incident in Dublin
The incident occurred outside Blanchardstown Shopping Centre at around 5.40pm.
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# Blanchardstown
First anniversary of George Nkencho death marked with a candlelit walk
Nkencho died outside his Dublin home after being shot multiple times by members of the gardaí.
# Missing Person
Have you seen missing person Evgheni Guzun?
Evgheni is described as being 6’ 0” in height, of thin build with dark brown hair
# Blanchardstown
Three men charged after €414,000 in cash seized in anti-organised crime investigation
The Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau intercepted and searched two vehicles yesterday evening.
# Blanchardstown
Man who threatened to have 'bullet put in garda's head' may get community service
When Leon Travers (24) was arrested by gardaí for an alleged public order offence in October 2018, he engaged in “aggressive” and threatening behaviour.
# A lot of dough
Krispy Kreme store records weekly revenues of almost €87,000 despite Covid closure
The Blanchardstown store shut down between March and May last year.
# West Dublin
Gardaí believe man who died at house in Blanchardstown stabbed himself
The man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at James Connolly Hospital yesterday evening.
# Blanchardstown
One man dead and two people hospitalised in assault at Dublin house
The incident happened at a house in the Ashfield Park area of Blanchardstown at around 4pm.
# Blanchardstown
AstraZeneca to build €300 million manufacturing plant in Dublin
About 100 jobs are to be created.
# Blanchardstown
Seven vehicles worth a total of €270,000 seized during raid of motor dealership in Dublin
The seizures were made today as part of an ongoing money laundering investigation.
# navan road
Gardaí arrest man over Navan Road crash as investigators probe whether vehicle was pursued
The crash happened yesterday around 6pm.
# Blanchardstown
Two charged after gardaí seize cannabis worth €133,600 in Dublin raid
The operation was part of a wider investigation in the Blanchardstown area.
# appeal
Have you seen Hazel? Gardaí appeal for information on 14-year-old missing since yesterday
Hazel Walsh was last seen in the Liffey Valley area.
# Blanchardstown
Blanchardstown siege: Man charged with five firearms offences
Daniel Goulding was arrested at the scene on Tuesday night after garda negotiators spoke to him, the court heard.
# West Dublin
Man charged over Blanchardstown siege where two detectives were shot
The man is scheduled to appear before Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow morning.
# media blackout
Explainer: How does a garda media blackout work in the age of social media?
Gardaí requested a media blackout during the Blanchardstown siege on Tuesday night but social media companies did not comply.
# Recovery
Blanchardstown siege: Shot detectives expected to make full recovery
The two men remain in hospital today.
# West Dublin
'This is real life. This is tough': Garda chief praises bravery of two detectives shot during Blanchardstown siege
Two gardaí were shot by a man who barricaded himself inside his house in the Whitechapel area of Dublin 15.
Senior gardaí praised the efforts of the officers at a press conference overnight, writes Garreth MacNamee.
A media blackout was in place while a massive garda operation took place at Whitechapel in Blanchardstown.
One garda suffered gunshot injuries to his hand and foot while another also suffered injuries to his foot.
Two gardaí shot in hours-long siege at Blanchardstown house
# West Dublin
Two gardaí shot in hours-long siege at Blanchardstown house
The incident occurred in Dublin this evening.
# dublin 15
Gardaí seize €400k worth of cannabis and freeze €130k in bank account after raiding 'elaborate grow house'
Gardaí also seized a car and a number of designer goods which they suspect to be the proceeds of crime.
# Campaign
'He needed help, not bullets': George Nkencho's family call for public inquiry ahead of GSOC meeting
George Nkencho was shot dead by gardaí on 30 December.
# Coronavirus
Covid-19 outbreak confirmed at psychiatry department in Connolly Hospital
It is understood the outbreak has been ongoing since last month.
# Gardaí
Crowds gather outside Dublin garda station over George Nkencho fatal shooting
The 27-year-old was shot dead by gardaí yesterday afternoon.
# Blanchardstown
Two teenagers assaulted and robbed in the early hours in west Dublin park
The incident happened in Porterstown Park on Sunday morning.
# Blanchardstown
Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches
Searches were conducted over two days as part of an investigation targeting organised crime.
# Blanchardstown
Man who tried to steal cars while 'full of crack cocaine' and holding a chihuahua gets 3.5 years
Thomas Cahill Donohue pleaded guilty to 12 charges.
# Located
Missing teenager located safe and well following garda appeal
She was last seen on Monday but was located this afternoon.
# man arrested
Cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 seized in Finglas
A man has been charged and is due to appear in court this morning.
# bone appetit
Doctors discover Dublin woman (81) suffering stomach pains had swallowed chicken bone
The woman had no recollection of ingesting the foreign object.
# West Dublin
Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs
Children as young as 10 are being used by older dealers both for dealing and drug running.