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# blanchardstown - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."

Council offices in Blanchardstown were occupied by protesters this morning, including one woman who said she’d be without a home within weeks…

# blanchardstown - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Two men arrested for hijacking taxi in west Dublin

The men were caught by gardaí in the stolen taxi just one hour after they threatened the driver and forced him out.

There's a seat in the wild, wild (Dublin) west, but who can take it?

Who is going to win the Dublin west by-election? It’s anyone’s game.

# blanchardstown - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz were hanging around Blanchardstown today The Lobster

Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz were hanging around Blanchardstown today

The pair were filming their new flick, The Lobster. Not a bother on them.

# blanchardstown - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Two due in court over €1.5m cannabis haul

The two men were arrested yesterday by gardaí targeting a criminal gang based in Tallaght, south Dublin.

# blanchardstown - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Candidate to replace poster vandalised by bacon with new 'diversity poster'

People Before Profit candidate Memet Uludag, who is originally from Turkey, noticed on Thursday that bacon had been stuck to his posters.

# blanchardstown - Friday 2 May, 2014

"Outrage" as vandals tape bacon to posters of candidate with Turkish background

Memet Uludag — who has been living in Ireland since 1998 — noticed the items stuck to his election posters in Blanchardstown yesterday.

# blanchardstown - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dunnes in Blanchardstown has a novel way of stopping people buying booze Soft Strong And Long

Dunnes in Blanchardstown has a novel way of stopping people buying booze

They call it The Great Wall of Bog Roll.

# blanchardstown - Thursday 3 April, 2014

US pharmaceutical company announces 200 new jobs for Dublin

Alexion will spend around €75 million creating 200 new jobs over the next two years in west Dublin.

# blanchardstown - Friday 14 March, 2014

150 jobs to go as Musgrave ends deal with Blanchardstown supplier

Musgrave won’t be renewing its contract with Wincanton — as it has decided to supply all of its stores from its own distribution network.

# blanchardstown - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge That Blanchardstown Centre account offering prizes on Instagram is a fake scam Blanch

# blanchardstown - Monday 3 March, 2014

Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital

The 61-year-old gangster is expected to recover, after being shot four times in Clondalkin on Saturday night.

# blanchardstown - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Water Meter Installation Goes Wrong Pic of the Day

So you didn’t ask for an eight-metre-high fountain to be installed in your front garden? Oh.

# blanchardstown - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Former Dáil hunger striker ends sit-in at Dublin bank

Tony Rochford had chained himself to a counter at the Blanchardstown Ulster Bank.

# blanchardstown - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man charged with murder of Tom O’Gorman in Castleknock

34-year-old Saverio Bellante has been remanded in custody for a week.

34-year-old man due in court over Tom O'Gorman killing

It is believed that the attack on the man was the result of a dispute over a chess game.

# blanchardstown - Friday 10 January, 2014

Five teenagers arrested over spate of robberies in Dublin

Four of the teenagers have been charged over the robberies and are due to appear in court.

# blanchardstown - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's Shopping Centres from Worst to Best Level Up

Man in his 40s shot dead by lone gunman in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating after the man was shot dead on a road in Finglas in north Dublin this evening.

# blanchardstown - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Two arrested after seizure of €40,000 worth of cannabis

Gardaí conducting a checkpoint on the N7 yesterday evening found the drugs during the search of a car.

# blanchardstown - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Missing 15-year-old girl found safe and well

Candice Crichlow had been missing since last Thursday.

# blanchardstown - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Gardaí investigating Phoenix Park murder release teenage girl

Three people have been questioned, and one man charged, in connection with the killing of 36-year-old Gerard Donnelly.

# blanchardstown - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Missing teenager Rebekah Burnett found by gardaí

The 15-year-old had been missing since she was last seen at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre on Thursday 28 November.

# blanchardstown - Friday 15 November, 2013

Gardaí called to break up brawl at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre

The two men involved, who were both in their 30s, knew one another and there has been an ongoing feud between them for a number of months.

# blanchardstown - Monday 11 November, 2013

Jobs at risk as Barratts goes into administration for third time in four years

The company says its been left with no option after a potential investor pulled out of a plan to inject millions of euro in the business.

# blanchardstown - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Woman arrested over Brigid Bernadette Cash death released without charge

The woman was arrested last Thursday in connection with the discovery of the 20-year-old mother-of-one’s body at a house near Blanchardstown in west Dublin.

# blanchardstown - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Thousands attend funeral prayers in Dublin for family killed in Leicester fire

The Dublin-based doctor told people at the service he is like a “bird without any wings” since the tragedy.

# blanchardstown - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to cash-in-transit robbery

Gardaí are particularly interested in a car which was found burnt out near Dunboyne.

# blanchardstown - Monday 30 September, 2013

Gardaí investigating daylight robbery at Champion Sports in Blanchardstown

Two men took a small amount of cash and made their getaway on a motorcycle.

# blanchardstown - Saturday 21 September, 2013

"Systematic and co-ordinated" response needed to tackle drug debt intimidation - report

A report by a Blanchardstown policing forum says that the problem of drug users being intimidated is a national issue.

# blanchardstown - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Gardaí catch armed robbers as they leave the filling station they had just held up

Two men and one woman were arrested and the stolen cash recovered.

# blanchardstown - Monday 16 September, 2013

Man charged over firearm found during murder investigation

James McMahon (23) was remanded in prison until next week after being charged with possession of a shotgun found during investigations into the murder of Dean Johnson.

# blanchardstown - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Harvey Norman and Carphone Warehouse to create 80 new jobs

The “store-within-a-store” concept will see 11 new Carphone Warehouse concessions set up within Harvey Norman stores.

# blanchardstown - Monday 9 September, 2013

M50 southbound reopens following motorcycle collision

No one is believed to have been seriously injured in the accident.

Mayo General to review almost 13,000 cancer tests conducted on recalled kits

The kits, used as part of the early detection process to find out if patients have prostate cancer, were in use at the hospital between July 2012 and June this year.

# blanchardstown - Monday 2 September, 2013

Man pulls knife on arresting Gardaí in Post Office Exclusive

Gardaí attempting to arrest a man in a post office this morning had to “struggle” to overpower him after he produced a knife.

# blanchardstown - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Pics: Seven arrested and cannabis plants seized in Dublin Garda raid

Cannabis plants worth an estimated €100,000 and a small amount of cocaine were seized after Gardaí carried out raids on twenty premises around Dublin.

# blanchardstown - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang

Four men have been arrested after the drugs were uncovered in three separate operations this afternoon. A large quantity of cash was also seized.

# blanchardstown - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Community 'stunned' by armed robberies in west Dublin

Two raids – at a betting shop and on a cash-in-transit van – took place in the area yesterday.

# blanchardstown - Monday 12 August, 2013

Cash-in-transit raider flees on foot after getaway car fails to start

The cash box was recovered by gardaí after the raid at the AIB in West End Retail Park.