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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Raheny

This month
May 2023
# Missing Person
Gardaí renew appeal for public's assistance in locating 81-year-old Joe Scally
Mr Scally has been missing from the Tonlegee Road area of Raheny, Dublin 5, since Wednesday, 3 May.
This year
# Operation Thor
40 alleged burglary suspects and repeat offenders targeted in a garda blitz across north Dublin
The operation was part of the Winter Phase of Operation Thor which targets burglaries and other serious crime in winter months.
# Transfer Talk
Mayo goalkeeper Hennelly set to move at club level to join Dublin's Raheny
The Mayo number one is transferring from his native Breaffy.
Last year
# Raheny
Appeal lodged over Council's refusal of planning permission for apartments near St Anne's Park
The refusal followed Dublin City Council receiving more than 230 objections against the proposal.
# Raheny
Councillors block future housing plans for contentious site near St Anne's Park in Dublin
Councillors voted to zone the 16.5 acre site on lands to the east of St Paul’s College at Sybil Hill as Z9 open space.
# Dublin City Council
Concerns over Brent geese halt contentious 580 apartment scheme near St Anne's Park
Planning permission was refused on the sole grounds concerning the Brent Goose, which usually migrates here for the winter months.
# Gardaí
27 people in court over dozens of crimes targeting businesses in north Dublin
The charges were brought following an operation by gardaí from Clontarf, Howth and Raheny garda stations.
# Raheny
Developer to lodge new plans for 580 apartments and nursing home beside Dublin's St Anne’s Park
The High Court previously overturned planning permission for 657 dwellings on the site.
# Courts
Former Dublin hurler gets nine years for €2.7 million worth of cocaine and cannabis
Patrick Casey fled to London and started a new life after a high speed chase with Gardaí eight years ago.
All time
# Jonathan Doyle
34-year-old missing from Dublin found
The Dublin man had been missing from his home for two days.
# Capital gains
Quarter-final pairings confirmed in Dublin football as Na Fianna come good against Raheny
Na Fianna will face Kilmacud Crokes in the last eight of the Dublin SFC.
# Dublin
Garda warning after reports of bogus tradesmen targeting householders with 'rat's nest' scam
Officers are urging locals to be on the alert for suspicious callers.
An attempted scam took place over two days last week at an estate in north Dublin, Stephen McDermott writes.
Officers are urging householders in the area to be on the alert for suspicious callers.
One charity has described the attempted scam as 'despicable'.
# connecting the dots
'He was probably beginning to doubt himself and wonder what direction his career was taking'
We chart Brian Fenton’s winding road to the top.
# Raheny
Appeal after 90-year-old FAI medals stolen from house in Dublin
Gardaí say the burglary took place on Wednesday afternoon.
# club scene
Raheny see off Plunkett's to advance to last eight of Dublin Championship
Brian Fenton was to the fore as his side advance to face Ballyboden in the quarter-finals.
# North Dublin
Planning permission granted for contentious plans for 650 homes beside St Anne's Park in Raheny
This is the second time this year An Bord Pleanála has given a green light to the plans.
# Off
Dublin club football championship game postponed as Raheny player tests positive for Covid-19
Tomorrow’s clash between Raheny and St Oliver Plunketts/Eoghan Ruadh is off.
# tree of life
'A wanton act of vandalism': Gardaí investigate fire at popular tree sculpture in Dublin
Dublin City Council has said that an accelerant was used in the fire, with the damage clearly visible today.
# Anti-social behaviour
Gardaí vow to crack down on gang of youths carrying out indiscriminate assaults in north Dublin
At least two serious assaults were carried out by the one gang last week.
# environmental grounds
High Court challenge brought against proposed development of 650 apartments in Raheny
An environmental group claims the decision to grant permission is flawed on several grounds.
# Raheny
Pedestrian (30s) dies after being hit by van in north Dublin
The incident happened shortly after 7pm this evening on the James Larkin Road in Raheny.
# Raheny
Permission granted for 657 new homes beside Dublin park despite strong local opposition
An Bord Pleanála granted permission for the development despite opposition from hundreds of locals.
# Raheny
Dublin City Council opposes plans for over 650 apartments beside St Anne's Park
The proposed development has long been opposed by local residents and politicians.
# Raheny
Hundreds gather to oppose plan for over 650 apartments beside St Anne's Park in Dublin
A planning permission application to build the apartment complex on the site has been submitted.
# Sutton
Large quantity of Dublin Marathon merchandise for volunteers stolen from van in Dublin
The hats and jackets were stolen in Sutton between 4.30pm Saturday and 6.30pm yesterday.
Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin
The developer’s inital plan for the area was rejected last year after opposition from local residents.
# Missing
Gardaí searching for Dublin man missing since Friday
Neil Coleman was last seen on Friday, 9 August in the Raheny area of Dublin.
# Clontarf
An Bord Pleanala says it made a mistake granting permission for 536 homes beside Dublin park
The planning authority is now prepared to concede to an order quashing the planning permission.
# back on track
MacAuley sent-off late on but 4 goals help Ballyboden to win over Raheny in Dublin SFC
Colm and Ryan Basquel were amongst the goalscorers for Ballyboden St Enda’s.
# Tiger Kidnapping
Video analyst says he can't rule out that CCTV was paused on day of €2.28m robbery, court hears
Four men have pleaded not guilty to the false imprisonment of the Richardson family at their Raheny home in 2005.
# club scene
Opening group stage wins for Raheny and St Sylvester's in Dublin SFC
The Dublin senior championship is well underway.
'It's devastating': Permission granted for major 536 unit housing development beside Dublin park
Local politicians have argued that the land is not zoned for housing.
# Dublin
Elderly residents were physically restrained by staff at Raheny nursing home
Hiqa inspectors uncovered a number of problems at the Dublin centre.
# neighbourhood guide
Your guide to Raheny: Northside by the seaside with enough greenery for everyone
And, according to one resident, Dublin’s best library.
# Raheny
Gardaí find missing woman 'safe and well'
Osra Connaughton (58) was reported missing from Raheny, north Dublin earlier this week.
# Dublin
Garda vehicle rammed by car used in Raheny cash-in-transit robbery
The driver of the van was approached by a man who was armed with what was described as a hammer.
From nursing home to the seaside - by rickshaw
Residents of Sacred Heart Residence nursing home in Dublin are being taken on afternoon trips by volunteers.
# appeal
Missing Dublin man found safe and well
The 46-year-old had been missing from Raheny.
# Dublin
Ashes stolen from elderly couple's house anonymously returned after Liveline appeal
Two men forced their way into the elderly couple’s home and stole cash and a box that had ashes in it.
# Now You See It
The Clontarf sea wall is changing again - and people and businesses in the area aren't happy
“I want it to finish. I don’t quite know how we will survive as I am struggling to even pay wages.”