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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Drumcondra

Last year
# Housing Crisis
'It's quite demoralising': Dozens queue for over an hour to view three-bed rental in Dublin
People who attended the viewing said they faced a wait of over an hour to even get into the house.
# Drumcondra
Man held on murder charge for death of Sean McCarthy
The man, aged in his 30s, appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.
# Drumcondra
Gardaí probe drug link to murder of Sean McCarthy (28) in Drumcondra
A man in his 30s was arrested at the weekend and is still being detained at a Dublin garda station.
# Planning Permission
Landmark Quinn's pub building saved from Cork developer's wrecking ball
The appeals board refused planning permission, saying the building “makes a positive contribution to the streetscape character and identity of the area”.
# Dublin
Planning permission for build to rent scheme in Dublin refused after objections
Planning permission for the eight storey scheme near Drumcondra Road Lower in Dublin 9 was refused after objections.
All time
Developer of 1,600 units open to leasing to DCC despite council's 'alarm' at build-to-rent scheme
There has been much local opposition to a scheme in Drumcondra, which was approved this week.
# holy cross college
Controversial development of 1,600 rental units in Drumcondra granted approval
The development has been the focus of significant public opposition, including from Dublin City Council.
# Drumcondra
Garda in hospital following motorbike crash in Dublin
The garda was taken to the Mater Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
# Quinns
Drumcondra pub escapes demolition after Council refuses permission for new apartment scheme
The pub, which is near Croke Park, is regularly attended by GAA fans.
# Drumcondra
Book of condolence opens for shopkeeper who died after chasing thief
Flowers and cards have been placed at the shop on Drumcondra Road Lower in Dublin.
# Drumcondra
Irish Water investigating reports that drinking water in parts of Dublin has a strange taste or smell
Irish Water has insisted that the water is safe to drink, but is investigating reports.
# Drumcondra
Gardaí investigating after body of man (50) discovered at house in Dublin
The discovery was made when Gardaí received a call that a number of men were attempting to break into a house at approximately 11pm.
# Drumcondra
Three men arrested after €24k worth of suspected cannabis seized in north Dublin
The arrests were made following a search of a house in the Drumcondra area earlier today.
# room to soak
Dermot Bannon wins 'open bathtub' planning battle with neighbour
Bannon didn’t have planning permission for the outdoor structures where the bathtub is located.
# Dublin
Human remains discovered in burnt-out car in Drumcondra
The remains were found this morning.
# Courts
Ross Hutch jailed for two-and-a-half years for robbing pharmacy with bike saddle
The incident happened at Boles Pharmacy in Drumcondra in April this year.
# Hyde and Seek
Hyde & Seek creche owner ordered to pay damages over standard of rental accommodation in 2013
Anne Davy featured in an RTÉ Investigates documentary into childcare this week.
# Creche scandal
Issues of non-compliance found at fourth Hyde & Seek creche not featured in documentary
The Drumcondra creche was not covered on this week’s RTÉ documentary.
Creches near Hyde and Seek 'inundated' with calls from parents asking for a place
Up to 45 calls have been made to different childcare places in the vicinity after last night’s RTÉ programme.
# Drumcondra
Man (60s) and woman (30s) killed in two-car crash in Dublin
The crash occurred at around 6.30am in the north Dublin area.
# Courts
Teens on trial over alleged attack and robbery on student beaten with iron bar
The three boys are charged with assault causing harm and robbery in Drumcondra on 17 October 2017.
# drumcondra road
Woman on trial for attempted murder of civil servant stabbed woman two weeks earlier, jury hears
Laura Kenna had stabbed a woman at a Luas stop in the face with a pen, the Central Criminal Court was told today.
# Go Slow
More 30km/h zones planned for Dublin after public 'strongly' backs €235,000 proposals
Councillors could vote on expanding 30km/h zones across the city after the public overwhelmingly.
# Room to improve
Dermot Bannon's sold his gaff in Drumcondra for a very tidy sum
The house was snapped up.
# Drumcondra
Pictures: Man charged after car chase that ended near Croke Park as thousands filed out from Rolling Stones
The man in his 20s was due to appear in court this morning.
# For Sale
PHOTOS: Take a look around Dermot Bannon's home
The Dublin property is on the market for €649,000.
# Sex Assault
Man who sexually assaulted woman at festival jailed for ten months
Judge Nolan noted it could be said Hennessy had “almost perfect mitigation”.
# Drumcondra
Dublin Fire Brigade spent over 16 hours putting out large fire in north Dublin city
Crews were first called to the blaze at Richmond Road at 1.45pm yesterday.
# Road reopened
Man (19) in critical condition after Drumcondra crash
The Swords Road has re-opened following a forensic examination.
# Drumcondra
Gardaí investigating mysterious 'blood-like substance' found outside Dublin cafe
A cafe manager discovered a puddle of what appeared to be blood outside the premises this morning.
# Drumcondra
Your guide to Drumcondra: Locals love the buzz in the original Fair City
Unmatchable match-day craic is just one of Drumcondra’s offerings.
# Vandalism
'We could have been killed': Locals worried about number of fires being set in north Dublin suburb
The most recent fire was in a wheelie bin outside a woman’s house – it caused extensive damage to her windows and the exterior wall.
# Dublin
Reprieve for Drumcondra families as date for closure of crèche pushed back
Last night, the parents had three weeks to arrange alternative childcare. Tonight, they were told they’d have three months.
# high park
'I just wanted a bed, I was sleeping on my mam's sofa': Living with homelessness spoke to a number of residents at new homeless accommodation in Dublin.
A St Pat's lecturer brought her students to Tesco today to teach them about the strike
Workers at Tesco Drumcondra have been striking since Friday.
# Circuit Civil Court
Young girl receives €17,500 after being fed "excessively hot soup" by creche
Emily Murphy was aged one at the time of the incident.
# Dublin
Woman accused of stabbing woman in Drumcondra transferred to Central Mental Hospital
The victim was hospitalised after suffering serious injuries during the incident earlier this month.
# Court
Woman charged with assault after woman mugged and stabbed in Drumcondra
The 33-year-old woman made no application for bail.
# Mugging
Woman arrested after Dublin woman stabbed in the neck in Drumcondra
The attack happened on Tuesday evening when the woman was walking home.
# A fight for gardaí
Drumcondra locals raise fears about crime rate after woman stabbed
Recent muggings, break-ins and vandalism in the area have residents concerned.