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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Rathmines

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# salty dog
Electric Picnic's Salty Dog is opening a new music venue in Rathmines
The EP favourite is going indoors.
# Courts
Civil servant takes case against gardaí who broke into his flat while he slept
Gerard Forbes was awoken by a Garda holding his window open at 7.30am.
# Rathmines
Woman who hadn't contacted family for four months found safe and well
Bridget Walsh’s family had appealed for information.
# Rathmines
67-year-old arrested over murder of man in Rathmines
A man (67) was arrested this morning in connection with a death and is currently being detained at Rathmines Garda station.
# deveneys
One of Dublin's most beloved off-licences has closed after 107 years, and people are devastated
Deveney’s of Rathmines announced the news last week.
# Rathmines
Woman who ran four brothels in Dublin is jailed
She was arrested after gardaí raided the brothel in Rathmines.
# RIP
Humans of Dublin got this very moving letter from the son of an older man they photographed
Bill Doran’s story about his tomato plants went viral on Facebook last year.
# the miiiines
17 of the most Rathmines things that ever happened
It’s a hell of a joint.
# stella
These amazing photos show what Rathmines' Stella Cinema is like inside these days
It’s frozen in 2004.
# new to market
This beautiful modern townhouse in Rathmines is for sale
The home is a great example of contemporary Irish architecture.
# Margot Seery
"Margot has got justice and her name has been cleared" - family relieved at murderer's confession
Margot Seery’s death at Kenilworth Square in Rathmines was not considered suspicious at the time.
# Search
Man threatened with knife while walking in Rathmines Park last night
It happened at around 12:15am.
# Dublin
Missing 84-year-old woman found safe and well
She had been missing from Rathmines in Dublin.
# Dublin
Man sold bogus holiday packages to friends to fund his "cocaine lifestyle"
He was given a two-year suspended sentence.
# Courts
Man sentenced to three months in jail for "pretty revolting" act in Dublin garda station cell
The judge said that the man “made life miserable for the gardaí in question”.
# Ranelagh
Man taken to hospital after attack by burglars in the middle of the night
The thieves made off with a number of small items and a quantity of cash.
# Courts
Child rapist moved to UK after gardaí saw a video of him raping 11-year-old girl
Michael Smith went on to commit further offences in England.
# listening skills
You may have spotted Dublin's newest priest pulling pints at Tramco
Listening to locals’ problems… Occasionally serving wine… Could Dublin’s pubs be the Church’s next recruiting ground?
# Hydrangea Bomb
Army bomb robot examines suspect 'flower pot' outside Dublin barracks
The suspect package was declared a hoax.
# shiny happy barbers
So Michael Stipe was hanging around a barbershop in Dublin last night...
Hi Michael!
# Found
37-year-old Hayrush Rama found safe and well
The man had been missing since 26 September.
# Limerick
Woman's remains to be exhumed after new information on 1994 death
Based on the post mortem results, a new investigation into her death could be launched.
# Investigation
Shots fired at house in Dublin overnight
Gardaí are investigating the shooting on the Upper Rathmines Road.
# Missing
Missing man found safe and well
The 88-year-old had been missing since this afternoon.
# Drugs
Two held by gardaí after heroin seizure in south Dublin flat
An estimated €150,000 worth of the drug was found after a search in Rathmines.
# Assault
Man due in court in connection with Rathmines assault
A 22-year-old woman was attacked from behind and punched in the face by an older man.
# library
100 years of reading: Rathmines library
The library, built in 1913, has hosted the likes of Douglas Hyde, WB Yeats and Hannah Sheehy Skeffington. (And it was also an air raid shelter).
# News Fix
Here’s what happened today: Friday
The latest on the tragic fire that killed the family of a Beaumont doctor, the details of the Garda ‘Operation Majesty’ — and it turns out Ryan Tubridy is a time-traveller…
# Dublin
Masked men with screwdriver arrested in Rathmines
The pair tried to steal money from a local shop but left empty handed after a struggle with an employee.
# Syrian Conflict
Shatter: Ireland has taken in fifty refugees from Syria crisis
More than two million people have become refugees since the start of the conflict in March 2011.
# 43rd Infantary Group
Pictures: Irish troops on parade in Rathmines sunshine ahead of Syria mission
The 115 members of the 43rd Infantary Group were reviewed by Minister Alan Shatter before gathering with their families ahead of the first deployment tomorrow.
# cathal brugha barracks
Shatter to review troops ahead of Syria deployment
The 115 members of the 43rd Infantary Group will head out to the Golan Heights to take part in a UN mission in the coming days.
# Meet the mayor
Lord Mayor: Developers hanging on to prime Dublin sites should face penalties
Oisín Quinn has been setting out his aims for his term in office in a wide-ranging interview. On a personal front, his priorities include trying to accommodate a young family and small dog in the garden-less Mansion House…
# Gotcha
Clampers get clamped in Dublin
Well, this is embarrassing.
# Drugs
Quarter-million worth of cocaine seized in Leinster Road flat
Two men were arrested after planned gardaí raids.
# Security Alert
Explosive device made safe after Rathmines housing estate sealed off
A security alert forced the shut down of the Cowper Downs estate this morning.
# Xtra-vision
Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic
There will also be 11 store closures in Northern Ireland, with a further 58 job losses.
# Drugs
Man charged with €60k of cannabis, LSD and cocaine to appear in court
The drugs were found after gardaí stopped a car in Rathmines and made a follow-up search of a house in Rathfarnham.
# Crime
Four arrested after armed robbery at Dublin shopping centre
Gardaí stopped a car in Finglas last night and arrested two men and two women in connection with the robbery.
# Water
Council says some Dubliners face water shut-off on Sunday
Dublin City Council is to provide water tankers to parts of Dublin tomorrow due to expected problems between 6am and midnight.