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#Donaghmede

# donaghmede - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Priory Hall residents watch their homes ‘deteriorate beyond repair’
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# Boom And Bust

Priory Hall residents watch their homes ‘deteriorate beyond repair’

Aug 25th 2013, 7:46 PM 34,501 Views 121 Comments

Almost two years since they were evacuated over fire concerns, Priory Hall residents remain uncertain about their future.

# donaghmede - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Dean Fitzpatrick funeral: 'He was a young man with so much life ahead of him'
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# Dean Fitzpatrick

Dean Fitzpatrick funeral: 'He was a young man with so much life ahead of him'

Jun 4th 2013, 10:31 AM 16,500 Views 26 Comments

The 23-year-old died in hospital after sustaining stab wounds at a house in Dublin last month.

# donaghmede - Monday 27 May, 2013

Power restored to 8,300 north Dublin homes after fault
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# Power Cut

Power restored to 8,300 north Dublin homes after fault

May 27th 2013, 8:05 PM 13,794 Views 37 Comments

Homes in Raheny, Donaghmede and Howth were without power following a major service fault.

# donaghmede - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Man arrested over armed robbery of security staff in Donaghmede
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# Donaghmede

Man arrested over armed robbery of security staff in Donaghmede

Mar 23rd 2013, 5:00 PM 9,510 Views 31 Comments

The incident happened as staff were transporting cash from a fast food outlet in Donaghmede Shopping Centre.

# donaghmede - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Priory Hall: 'The Tenements of the Boom'
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall: 'The Tenements of the Boom'

Feb 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 12,188 Views 25 Comments

One ex-resident went back to the doomed development last weekend. This is what she found.

# donaghmede - Monday 17 December, 2012

Priory Hall residents hold vigil ahead of second Christmas
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents hold vigil ahead of second Christmas

Dec 17th 2012, 9:37 PM 9,198 Views 27 Comments

The residents are calling on all parties to work quickly to put an end to their ‘homelessness’.

# donaghmede - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral
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# Alan Ryan

Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral

Nov 20th 2012, 4:46 PM 10,005 Views 56 Comments

Gardaí investigating the discharge of firearms on September 8 arrested a man in his 40s this afternoon.

# donaghmede - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Two released without charge in Donaghmede stabbing investigation
# Shane O'Connor
# Shane O'Connor

Two released without charge in Donaghmede stabbing investigation

Nov 4th 2012, 10:53 AM 4,199 Views 0 Comments

Both men were arrested yesterday in connection with the death of 22-year-old Shane O’Connor.

# donaghmede - Friday 2 November, 2012

Arrest over stabbing in Donaghmede
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# Arrest

Arrest over stabbing in Donaghmede

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:17 AM 5,421 Views 2 Comments

The man in his 20s died following the stabbing, and a man has now been arrested by gardaí in Coolock.

# donaghmede - Monday 29 October, 2012

Man dies after stabbing in north Dublin
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# Stabbing

Man dies after stabbing in north Dublin

Oct 29th 2012, 9:20 AM 18,879 Views 58 Comments

The man, who is said to be in his late 20s, was found lying injured on St Donagh’s Road in Donaghmede shortly after 7am this morning.

# donaghmede - Saturday 13 October, 2012

PICTURES: Tears at the Priory Hall protest march
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# Priory Hall

PICTURES: Tears at the Priory Hall protest march

Oct 13th 2012, 4:04 PM 11,877 Views 50 Comments

Hundreds have turned out to mark a year since they were forced to leave their homes.

# donaghmede - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Column: ‘Friends are marrying, having babies. Our family is still in limbo’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Friends are marrying, having babies. Our family is still in limbo’

Oct 11th 2012, 7:00 AM 34 Views 35 Comments

One year after being evacuated from Priory Hall, Alison Doyle describes the impact on her young family.

# donaghmede - Monday 8 October, 2012

Priory Hall: 'Families have had to press pause on their lives for the last year'
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall: 'Families have had to press pause on their lives for the last year'

Oct 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,445 Views 25 Comments

As the one year anniversary of their evacuation appoaches, ex-residents of Priory Hall are planning a ‘March for Justice’ as they continue their search for a solution.

# donaghmede - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Two viable explosive devices found in Dublin outhouse
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# Bomb Squad

Two viable explosive devices found in Dublin outhouse

Oct 4th 2012, 3:50 PM 6,632 Views 11 Comments

Local residents were evacuated after the two viable devices were found in the Tara Lawn area in Darndale.

# donaghmede - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Dublin City Council spends €638,000 on security for Priory Hall
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# Priory Hall

Dublin City Council spends €638,000 on security for Priory Hall

Sep 26th 2012, 6:00 AM 8,321 Views 27 Comments

Figures obtained by TheJournal.ie reveal G4S Ireland has been paid more than €638k for less than a year’s security, during which time a number of break-ins have occurred on the site.

# donaghmede - Friday 14 September, 2012

15 people still being held over Alan Ryan funeral
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# Alan Ryan

15 people still being held over Alan Ryan funeral

Sep 14th 2012, 8:47 AM 9,936 Views 140 Comments

Gardaí have released two men from custody after the major search operation yesterday which saw seventeen people arrested.

# donaghmede - Monday 10 September, 2012

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor
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# Alan Ryan

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor

Sep 10th 2012, 12:38 PM 19,698 Views 116 Comments

The Mayor added his voice to people who have spoken out against the paramilitary-style funeral in Dublin at the weekend.

# donaghmede - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Gardaí say they are investigating shots fired at Alan Ryan funeral
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Gardaí say they are investigating shots fired at Alan Ryan funeral

Sep 9th 2012, 6:32 PM 16,637 Views 0 Comments

After Justice Minister Alan Shatter issues a statement condemning the events at the funeral of the Real IRA member, Gardaí say they are investigating the shots fired into the air but no arrests have been made.

# donaghmede - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Heavy Garda presence but no incidents reported at Alan Ryan funeral
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# Alan Ryan

Heavy Garda presence but no incidents reported at Alan Ryan funeral

Sep 8th 2012, 4:54 PM 40,286 Views 17 Comments

Men and women dressed in paramilitary-style uniforms were among those in attendance at the funeral of the convicted Real IRA member Alan Ryan in north Dublin today.

# donaghmede - Friday 24 August, 2012

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on
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# In Pictures

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on

Aug 24th 2012, 6:45 AM 15,018 Views 19 Comments

Security personnel told a visiting resident to watch out for the rats earlier this week.

# donaghmede - Monday 30 July, 2012

Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely declared bankrupt
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# Courts

Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely declared bankrupt

Jul 30th 2012, 1:50 PM 5,886 Views 16 Comments

The builder also faces a Supreme Court judgement on his €1 million fine and three-month prison sentence tomorrow.

# donaghmede - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Death of woman at house in north Dublin is not suspicious say Gardaí
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# Donaghmede

Death of woman at house in north Dublin is not suspicious say Gardaí

Jun 2nd 2012, 5:30 PM 9,034 Views 12 Comments

The woman, who was in her 40s, was discovered at a house in Clarehall shortly after midnight.

# donaghmede - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.

May 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 129 Views 18 Comments

Phil Hogan is planning to introduce new regulations which are meant to make for better buildings. He’s making a major mistake, writes Mike Morris.

# donaghmede - Monday 30 April, 2012

Priory Hall residents: Mortgages can’t be dealt with on case-by-case basis
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents: Mortgages can’t be dealt with on case-by-case basis

Apr 30th 2012, 11:00 AM 5,209 Views 34 Comments

AIB has this morning said it is happy to engage fully with the conciliation process being chaired by a former Supreme Court judge but residents have called on other banks to follow suit.

# donaghmede - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Priory Hall residents unanimously agree to resolution process
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents unanimously agree to resolution process

Apr 22nd 2012, 7:45 AM 4,526 Views 16 Comments

The residents of the Priory Hall apartment complex have unanimously agreed to participate in a proposed resolution process chaired by Supreme Court judge Justice Joseph Finnegan.

# donaghmede - Friday 20 April, 2012

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’
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# Priory Hall

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’

Apr 20th 2012, 6:11 PM 2,124 Views 24 Comments

Dublin City Council tells the Supreme Court it will not continue its appeal over the costs for rehousing the Priory Hall residents.

# donaghmede - Friday 16 March, 2012

Priory Hall residents question developer's ability to afford legal team
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents question developer's ability to afford legal team

Mar 16th 2012, 8:35 PM 5,434 Views 45 Comments

The Supreme Court has dismissed Dublin City Council’s appeal to overturn the stay on Tom McFeely’s jail sentence and €1m fine.

# donaghmede - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Displaced Priory Hall residents unable to secure meeting with Taoiseach
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# Priory Hall

Displaced Priory Hall residents unable to secure meeting with Taoiseach

Mar 13th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,091 Views 34 Comments

The owners of the ill-fated properties protested outside the Dáil this morning.

# donaghmede - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

ESB not cutting power to Priory Hall complex
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# Priory Hall

ESB not cutting power to Priory Hall complex

Feb 14th 2012, 8:10 AM 4,283 Views 38 Comments

Residents had expressed concern that cutting off power would lead to further deterioration of the condition of their homes.

# donaghmede - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Priory Hall residents protest property stalemate
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents protest property stalemate

Feb 12th 2012, 4:21 PM 3,512 Views 19 Comments

Residents and their reporters rallied in Donaghmede today over continued uncertainty surrounding the Priory Hall apartment complex.

Priory Hall residents 'no closer to a solution'
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents 'no closer to a solution'

Feb 12th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,565 Views 24 Comments

The private residents were ordered out of their homes four months ago after serious fire safety fears about their properties were brought to light.

# donaghmede - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Hogan: 'Inappropriate' of me to meet with Priory Hall residents
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# Priory Hall

Hogan: 'Inappropriate' of me to meet with Priory Hall residents

Feb 7th 2012, 3:00 PM 3,084 Views 40 Comments

Phil Hogan says it’s his job to bring in the appropriate housing legislation, but the enforcement of those laws is not up to him.

# donaghmede - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Armed raiders rob cash van at Dublin shopping centre
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# Robbery

Armed raiders rob cash van at Dublin shopping centre

Jan 19th 2012, 12:02 PM 4,728 Views 6 Comments

The two masked raiders targeted a cash in transit van this morning.

# donaghmede - Monday 16 January, 2012

Court adjourns application for Priory Hall developer's bankruptcy
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# Bankruptcy

Court adjourns application for Priory Hall developer's bankruptcy

Jan 16th 2012, 1:22 PM 2,143 Views 16 Comments

The High Court adjourns an application making Thomas McFeely bankrupt in Ireland, so that his UK bankruptcy can be challenged.

# donaghmede - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Gardaí seek assistance finding missing Coolock schoolboy, 13
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# Missing

Gardaí seek assistance finding missing Coolock schoolboy, 13

Jan 11th 2012, 9:00 PM 7,403 Views 21 Comments

Patrick Quaid, 13, was last seen on Streamville Road in Donaghmede this morning. He was wearing his school uniform.

# donaghmede - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Council could offer Priory Hall residents €50,000 for apartments
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# Property

Council could offer Priory Hall residents €50,000 for apartments

Jan 8th 2012, 4:37 PM 5,740 Views 64 Comments

But residents say they will reject any such offer as it would leave them homeless and force them into bankruptcy.

# donaghmede - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Cost of temporary housing for Priory Hall residents to top €700,000
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# Priory Hall

Cost of temporary housing for Priory Hall residents to top €700,000

Dec 21st 2011, 1:56 PM 2,134 Views 30 Comments

Dublin City Council has revealed that providing accommodation for the displaced residents of the unsafe complex will cost over €700,000.

# donaghmede - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Priory Hall residents demand meeting with Minister for Environment
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# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents demand meeting with Minister for Environment

Dec 13th 2011, 7:15 AM 1,987 Views 9 Comments

Environment Minister Phil Hogan has refused to meet with the residents of the doomed development saying that he “cannot interfere in individual cases”.

# donaghmede - Monday 28 November, 2011

In pictures: Six weeks on, Priory Hall is a ghost town
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# Priory Hall

In pictures: Six weeks on, Priory Hall is a ghost town

Nov 28th 2011, 1:35 PM 4,860 Views 14 Comments

It’s been almost two months since the residents of the Priory Hall in Donaghmede were told to abandon their homes – and here’s what the apartment complex looks like now.