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# skerries - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Man arrested and charged after threatening gardaí with hatchet and knives

The incident occurred in Skerries, Co Dublin.

# skerries - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Man loses defamation case after Beaumont Hospital nurse noted he was 'spooning' his girlfriend on hospital bed

Defence costs were awarded against Ryan Tobin.

# skerries - Friday 6 December, 2019

Van driver who struck man after drinking '12 to 15 pints' is jailed for dangerous driving causing death

Callum Grimes died seven months after being struck by Derek Keane’s van.

# skerries - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Man in his 40s arrested after car crashes through Dublin shop

The incident happened in the C&T Superstore on the Shenick Road in Skerries shortly after 2.30pm.

# skerries - Friday 6 September, 2019

Irish Heart Foundation 'dismayed' after appeal against fast food restaurant near school rejected

Two HSE public health doctors had also objected to the proposal.

# skerries - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Two HSE doctors call for planning permission to be refused for north Dublin drive-thru

A number of appeals have already been lodged against the plans.

# skerries - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Skerries residents appeal decision to allow fast food restaurant to be built 300m from school

Planning permission for the restaurant was granted last month.

# skerries - Saturday 9 March, 2019

How much did one lucky winner scoop in the Lotto jackpot on Saturday? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The latest personal approval rating of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

# skerries - Friday 8 March, 2019

Community outraged after fast food restaurant gets planning permission 300m from school

The proposed restaurant will also be adjacent to a Montessori.

# skerries - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Man (28) working on his uncle’s fishing boat died after the vessel capsized 100m from shore

The incident happened at Skerries harbour in Dublin on 26 May 2017.

# skerries - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries

The group on the boat, who are believed to be French nationals, sent out a mayday alert shortly before 5am.

# skerries - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Teenager mugged after passenger jumped from car wielding a baseball bat

It has been reported the girl was returning from the Longitude music festival.

# skerries - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race

Dunlop, nephew of motorsport legend Joey, was just 32.

# skerries - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'I'm undergoing chemotherapy. I'm supposed to live in a germ-free environment': How the water outages are impacting residents Water Outage This post contains videos

'I'm undergoing chemotherapy. I'm supposed to live in a germ-free environment': How the water outages are impacting residents

Though restrictions have completely been lifted, residents say water outrages are becoming a common problem in the area.

# skerries - Monday 11 June, 2018

Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily

By Friday there was only enough spare capacity in Dublin “to fill the bottom half of Liberty Hall”.

# skerries - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'We can't conserve what we don't have': Skerries residents fuming as water restrictions continue

Irish Water said it would be asking residents to conserve water for the “foreseeable future”.

# skerries - Monday 26 February, 2018

Frawley still thinking of club roots after delivering on full Leinster debut

The 20-year-old was glad to have Isa Nacewa and Garry Ringrose to help marshal the back-line, but he executed his own job brilliantly.

# skerries - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater'

The Skerries RNLI set out from the Laytown coast shortly after 5.30am this morning.

# skerries - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'We're gonna need a bigger boat': Sailing coach unfazed during encounter with basking shark in Skerries

Kerri-Ann Boylan and her students had a close encounter with a shark on Sunday morning.

# skerries - Monday 2 October, 2017

Train delays on northern line as emergency services attend incident

Customers are being told that Dublin Bus are accepting rail tickets.

# skerries - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From The42 Winning Sam with the Dubs, the key subs in All-Ireland titles and starting out in triathlons Bryan Cullen

Winning Sam with the Dubs, the key subs in All-Ireland titles and starting out in triathlons

Bryan Cullen on recent GAA success and a new sporting pursuit.

# skerries - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Man knocked down in hit and run in December dies in hospital

Callum Grimes was knocked down on 27 December last year.

# skerries - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Body recovered in search for missing fisherman off Skerries

The man has been named locally as 28-year-old Jamie McAlister.

'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends'

Members of the Wexford Tidy Towns committee travelled to Tidy Towns winner Skerries as part of the Journal Journeys competition.

# skerries - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Rail services on Dublin-Belfast line suspended after person struck by train

Emergency services have arrived at the scene.

# skerries - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Gardaí looking for 06 VW Transporter van in connection with hit-and-run over Christmas

The 27-year-old was taken to Beaumont Hospital, where he remains in a serious condition.

# skerries - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Warning as 'oily fatbergs' turn up on Irish beaches

Some of the congealed balls were spotted on Hoare’s Rock near Skerries, north Dublin.

# skerries - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Gym owner who broke girlfriend's teeth avoids jail

The woman was treated for two broken teeth and swelling to her face after the “brief alcohol-fuelled incident”.

# skerries - Monday 30 January, 2017

Watch: Dramatic moment five fishermen rescued from sinking trawler this morning Balbriggan This post contains videos

Watch: Dramatic moment five fishermen rescued from sinking trawler this morning

The vessel ran aground off the coast at Balbriggan early this morning.

# skerries - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Man still in serious condition one month after hit and run

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information.

# skerries - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Man found with serious head injuries on Dublin road

The man was discovered with head injuries in the Skerries area.

# skerries - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Woman in her 20s dies after car hits wall in Dublin

The driver, a man in his 20s, and a female passenger in her late teens were taken to Beaumont Hospital.

# skerries - Monday 3 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Mel Gibson picked Skerries for his Sunday lunch yesterday.... It's The Dredge World Of Celebs

Mel Gibson picked Skerries for his Sunday lunch yesterday.... It's The Dredge

All the best of the day’s celebrity dirt.

# skerries - Monday 26 September, 2016

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Minister for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring said Skerries was a “worthy winner”.

# skerries - Friday 10 June, 2016

Swimming notices lifted at six beaches after sewage concern

Notices remain in place for Portmarnock in Dublin and Owenahincha in Cork.

# skerries - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast

A RNLI volunteer entered the water to rescue the casualties over risk of hypothermia.

# skerries - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

'Not guilty by reason of insanity' verdict in case of man killed as he babysat his grandkids

The jury returned the unanimous verdict after 45 minutes.

# skerries - Thursday 14 January, 2016

There are 23 new homes set for Skerries in county Dublin

The development is set on the coast with two beaches and Skerries harbour nearby.

# skerries - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Former Olympic swimmer awarded €20k in personal injury claim

Nick O’Hare told the court he was struck from behind while socialising in a pub.

# skerries - Monday 30 November, 2015

Enda Harris found safe and well after four days

She had been missing since Thursday.

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