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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bray

All time
# ladies' night
Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap
You wait four years for an Olympic medal to come along and two come along in quick succession.
# GET OUT OF THE HOUSE
Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?
Need a break from the Olympic games this weekend? Here’s what else is going on…
# Dublin
Call for Dublin 'task force' after armed raids and Phoenix Park violence
Fianna Fáil’s Niall Collins has said that a Dublin Task Force needs to be established in order to make the streets of the capital safer following a number of recent incidents.
# Aggravated Burglary
Masked men with hatchet, crowbars escape after Wicklow burglary
The two occupants of the house in Bray were tied up and assaulted.
# Revenue
700,000 cigarettes seized by Dublin Airport customs officers
The cigarettes, which were seized in three separate operations this week, had an estimated retail value of over €315,000.
# Irish Rail
Update: Commuter train services resume after earlier flooding
The line between Bray and Dún Laoghaire had flooded, but the services are back up and running now.
# Boxing
Varadkar dismisses scathing report on grant for Taylor's boxing club
The transport minister says a newspaper report about Bray Boxing Club gives the impression that “nothing is being done”.
# Political Action
‘It doesn’t stop here’ – Man promises new political party after 123 mile walk
Martin Critten completed a 123-mile walk to Dublin last week and says that the support he received along the way gives him a platform to form a new political party shortly.
# London 2012
Bye the Gods: Katie Taylor coasts into second round of Olympic qualifiers
The Bray boxer advanced to the second round due to her number one ranking while Ceire Smith and Sinead Kavanagh will fight on Saturday.
# Golden Girls
Explainer: All you need to know about the women's boxing qualifiers for London 2012
We answer all your questions, from Katie Taylor’s biggest threats Ireland’s other medal hopes, just in case.
# Where You Live
Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties
We already knew that there were 4,588,252 people living in Ireland last year – but the latest batch of CSO Census data means that now we literally know where you live.
# EU referendum
LIVE: Stephen Donnelly, Shane Ross and Constantin Gurdgiev discuss Fiscal Compact
The TDs and economist are speaking at a ‘Town Hall’ meeting in Bray to discuss the Fiscal Compact referendum.
# Fire
Wicklow pub badly damaged in fire overnight
The Vevay Inn in Bray, Co Wicklow, was extensively damaged in a blaze that broke out in the early hours of this morning.
# Twister
VIDEO: Sea tornado spouts up at Bray
A dolphin watcher in Wicklow spotted the seaspout phenomenon this morning as she tried to capture the sunrise.
# in pieces
Train station mosaics in Bray being pieced together (ahem)
New tile mosaics show the Co Wicklow train station through the ages.
# Explosion
Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train
The driver of the DART suffered injuries after detonators exploded in the driver’s cabin at Bray station during rush hour this morning.
# London Calling
Here's your Katie Taylor victory of the day...
Taylor beat Sandra Brugger of Switzerland in the AIBA World Women’s Championships Preparation Bout at the Royal Hotel in Bray tonight.
# Missing
Gardaí renew appeal for Turkish woman missing since last February
On the first anniversary of her disappearance, Gardaí are appealing for information about Esra Uyrun.
# Bray
Man due in Bray court over ammunition and gun
The weapon and ammunition were discovered by gardaí searching a car in the Co Wicklow town on Thursday.
# Rail Travel
Former British cabinet minister travels Ireland's railways for TV doc
Michael Portillo takes in a journey from Bray to Derry on a series of programmes which starts tonight on BBC Two.
# greystones
Three due in court over Greystones robbery plot
Four were arrested in Wicklow yesterday. One of them, a 17-year-old, has been released without charge.
# Anglo
Sean FitzPatrick released without charge
The former head of Anglo Irish Bank was arrested yesterday as part of an investigation into alleged irregularities at Irish financial institutions.
# Drugs
€400,000 of cannabis plants found growing in industrial unit
Gardaí raided a substantial cannabis growing operation in Delgany, Co Wicklow yesterday.
# Irish Rail
DART line closed to allow repair on damaged bridge
There will be no services from Grand Canal Dock to Sydney Parade, in order to allow for repairs to a flood-damaged bridge in Ballsbridge.
# DART
DART services resume after earlier flooding suspensions
Services between Dún Laoghaire and Bray reopen after an earlier suspension due to flooding on the line near Dún Laoghaire but road traffic is still disrupted around the country.
# Missing
Gardaí seek help tracing missing mother and child
Aoife Ní Raghnall, 35, and her 2-year-old son Oscar, were last seen in Dublin city centre on Saturday night.
# Shooting
Appeal for witnesses to Enniskerry shooting
A man has been hospitalised following the shooting.
# DART
Bray to Greystones rail travel resumes
# Bray
Traffic problems in Bray following Main Street fire
# ATM
ATM machine tampered with in Greystones
A man was arrested after Gardaí discovered a cash trapping device on the ATM.
# Sleepwalker
Irish teenager sleepwalks off 25-foot hotel balcony… and survives
Ros Casserly had been on holiday, celebrating the end of his leaving certificate.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In today’s Fix: Irish woman dies in Australian road accident; Adams calls for united Ireland; Ireland’s social network obsession; Norris targets the quilters; and Niland’s Wimbledon dream.
# IEDs
Two devices found in Bray were 'viable'
The army bomb disposal team was alerted shortly before midnight last night after the devices were found.
# Bray
Child escapes attempted kidnapping in Bray
The ten-year-old girl says a man in a white car forced her into the back seat of the vehicle but she managed to escape. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the alleged incident.
# Missing
Family renew appeals for Turkish woman missing since February
Married mother-of-one Esra Uyrun went out to the shops on February 23, and hasn’t been seen since.
# Drugs
Drugs worth €1m seized in Meath and 20 arrested in Wicklow investigation
Gardaí have arrested over 20 people in the past week for suspected involvement in the sale and supply of heroin and cannabis in Bray, Co Wicklow.
# Missing
Gardaí appeal for assistance in finding missing Esra
Esra Uyrun, 38, has not been seen since leaving her home in Clondalkin on Wednesday morning.
# Shooting
Woman shot in mistaken identity attack in Bray
Shot fired through the window of a house on Greenpark Road struck woman in lower back.
# Bray
Investigation begins into assault on Bray 19-year-old
A 19-year-old is assaulted with a broken bottle, and is rushed to Dublin with facial injuries.