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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Dublin

2nd June 2023
# Courts
Teen jailed for two months for making hoax bomb threat in the Garda station he was detained in
The youth was being held at Clontarf Garda Station, where he snuck in a phone and rang the station claiming there was a bomb in it.
# tathony house
People Before Profit TD says protest against Tathony House eviction shows ‘you can resist’
Bríd Smith told today’s rally that people faced with eviction notices ‘dont have to give in’.
# house hunting
Demand for new homes in Ireland has gone through the roof according to Daft
Daft found that demand for new build homes in the €400,000 to €500,000 price range has spiked compared to this time last year.
This week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Cherry Orchard
Teen who 'refused to get out of bed' pleads guilty to garda car ramming in Ballyfermot
Videos of the Ballyfermot incident were shared widely on social media, with the clips showing collisions with the patrol vehicle cheered by on-lookers.
# Fuel Prices
Petrol prices: Donohoe defends excise rate increase, says not doing so would cost €700m
Donohoe said: “It’s really important that we remove the tax reductions as the price of fuel itself has come down.”
# bloom 2023
'Everyone has been touched by it': Importance of early cancer detection highlighted at Bloom
The festival gets underway in Dublin’s Phoenix Park tomorrow.
# climate action
Dublin City Council begins project to upgrade over 40,000 public lights
It’s described as one of the city council’s key efforts in realising its ‘energy reduction and climate action goals’.
# lda
Planning permission granted for 852 new homes on site of former Central Mental Hospital
Initially, the Land Development Agency planned to deliver 1,200 new housing units, including a 14-storey apartment block.
# reflection
Hurlers rising, footballers regressing? Contrasting fortunes for Dublin in Croke Park draws
Galway and Roscommon were the opposition for yesterday’s double-header.
# Gardaí
Man appears in court after pipe bombs found in bag at Tallaght Garda Station
The station was evacuated after the explosives were discovered on Friday evening.
# blancardstown
Families with nowhere to go after Blanchardstown fire given temporary accommodation
The fire was brought under control by the Dublin Fire Brigade yesterday.
# Ladies Football
Dublin down All-Ireland champions Meath again to lift 10th Leinster title in-a-row
Goals in each half from Kate Sullivan propelled the Dubs to victory.
# All Square
Late drama as Dublin and Roscommon share the spoils in Croker clash
Donie Smith’s 74th-minute free-kick secured a draw for the Rossies in Group 3 of the All-Ireland football series.
# fightback
Galway come from 12 points down to secure Leinster final spot with Dublin draw
It finished 2-22 to 1-25 at Croke Park.
# Garden of Remembrance
Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend national Civil War commemoration in Dublin today
Last Wednesday marked 100 years since the end of the Irish Civil War.
# Housing Crisis
Almost half of objections to Dublin City Council against new land-hoarding tax were successful
The tax is due to come into force next year and will target zoned, serviced residential development lands.
Last week
21st May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Garristown
Female cyclist (20s) dies after collision with car in County Dublin
The male driver (20s) of the car was uninjured.
# Tallaght
Tallaght Garda Station evacuated after 'contents of concern' found in bag of arrested male
The station is currently closed to the public.
# you can malarun but you cant malahide
Neighbours fail to call time on Malahide pubs over noise complaints
Three locals challenged the licences of Gilbert & Wright, Gibney’s and Fowler’s in Malahide village.
# Dublin Airport
Dublin Airport drone accused puts off indicating a plea to examine aviation exclusion zones
It’s alleged that Brills intentionally interfered with the operation of air navigation facilities at Dublin Airport by operating a drone in the 300-metre critical area.
# sunny days
Temperatures to go as high as 20 degrees today with sunny weekend ahead
Sunday is to be slightly cooler, before temperatures climb higher next week.
How do Roscommon tackle the Dubs?
Roscommon have suffered a lot against Dublin in recent years.
# Templeogue
Man hospitalised in serious condition following assault in Dublin
The man, aged in his 30s, was found with serious injuries by a passer-by at around 1am yesterday on Templeogue Road.
# Reports
Dublin run amok against Offaly while Kildare edge Meath in tense affair
Tullamore and Hawkfield hosted this evening’s semi-finals.
# Dublin
Stardust inquests hear that 'steel plates' were welded over toilet windows before fatal fire
At today’s sitting, the jury was presented with background facts or “agreed facts”.
# Courts
Christina Anderson bears 'zero' culpability for stabbing during psychotic episode, court told
The jury heard that a central issue was whether Anderson’s actions when she repeatedly stabbed Gareth Kelly were driven by mental illness or by cannabis intoxication.
Last month
May 2023
# back-to-back
Heartbreak for Leinster again as ROG's La Rochelle pull off stunning comeback win
Leo Cullen’s men were cruising early on but the French side showed their champion qualities.
# back-to-back
Heartbreak for Leinster again as ROG's La Rochelle pull off stunning comeback win
Leo Cullen’s men were cruising early on but the French side showed their champion qualities.
'It’s a home game for me too' - O'Gara and La Rochelle chase second title
The former Ireland international was in relaxed form ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Leinster.
# Hurling
Dublin's record against Kilkenny is poor - but Donoghue knows all about changing that
The Sky Blues manager enjoyed success against the Cats at the Galway helm.
'Not going back to hostels': The Dublin tenants resisting eviction on Harrington Street
A report by
Jamie McCarron
Tánaiste Micheál Martin said that the RTB would be investigating the matter.
# Dublin
Man (40s) arrested after herbal cannabis worth over €1 million seized in Dublin
The seizure was made as part of a joint operation between An Garda Síochána and Revenue.
# Asylum Seekers
Minister tells locals 'no additional' asylum seekers will be housed at Clare hotel in next four weeks
Joe O’Brien met with a delegation of locals who have been protesting outside Magowna House in Inch, Co Clare this evening.
Ministers met with Garda management this evening to discuss how protests have been policed and migrants can be protected.
One Green Party TD says there has been a 'growing' tolerating of violence and intimidation by gardaí, and that management must explain its policing strategy.
Three new accommodation centres for asylum seekers are set to open in Dublin, as the Government scrambles to house international protection applicants sleeping rough.
Clare locals protesting housing of asylum seekers 'disappointed' at government response
'Horror' after Clare protesters board bus to conduct 'headcount of asylum seekers'
# Coroner's Court
'I think a part of all of us died that day': Final pen portraits read to Stardust inquests
Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane said “there was extreme sadness, of course, but occasional humour, which was equally moving given the loss that has been experienced.
# Courts
Man jailed for five years after suitcase containing €1 million of drugs found in his home
Heroin with an estimated value of around €560,000 and cocaine valued at approximately €490,000 was found during a search of the address.
# Dublin 12
Teenager (17) hospitalised with serious head injuries in Bluebell assault
Gardaí say he was attacked by “a group of males” on La Touche Road in Bluebell yesterday evening.
# Dublin
Fifth person arrested in relation to shooting of Gary Carey in Kilmainham last year
It comes after four people were arrested yesterday in connection with the shooting.
# Tallaght
Young man murdered in a row over a small amount of debt, court told
Ademola Giwa was fatally stabbed in the neck in Tallaght in August 2021 in a row over a small debt and a stolen scooter.
# Dublin
Four arrests over shooting of Gary Carey in Kilmainham car park
Two men and two women are being held at various Garda stations across Dublin.
'It's time to have a proper review' - Dublin boss Farrell on provincial championships
His side hammered Louth in today’s Leinster final and secured their 13th title in-a-row.