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# swords - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Gardaí seize €3.5 million worth of cocaine in north Dublin

The drugs were seized in Swords.

# swords - Friday 18 September, 2020

Man charged following seizure of over €600k worth of drugs

A 49-year-old man has been charged.

# swords - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Gardaí seize 32 stolen dogs following searches in Swords

Dog wardens said the monetary value of the dogs would be in excess of €120,000.

# swords - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Skeletal remains found in Swords could date back to Medieval plague

The remains were found in April but expert analysis was delayed due to Covid19 restrictions.

# swords - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Man charged after another man is stabbed in Swords

The victim was taken to Beaumont Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

# swords - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Motorcyclist (30s) killed in north Dublin crash

Gardaí are appealing for information related to the incident which happened in Swords at 3pm today.

# swords - Friday 15 May, 2020

Thousands of capsules that claim to treat symptoms of Covid-19 seized in Dublin

The follow-up search today followed a seizure by Revenue at Dublin Airport last month.

# swords - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Three men arrested following car chase after failing to stop at Covid-19 checkpoint

A garda car was damaged in the pursuit.

# swords - Monday 13 April, 2020

Missing 17-year-old found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

# swords - Monday 6 April, 2020

Ancient skeletal remains believed to date back to 15th century found in Swords, Co Dublin

Gardaí were called to the scene by locals at 6pm this evening.

# swords - Friday 17 January, 2020

Gardaí appeal for information after two men shot in north Dublin

The incident happened at Killeek Lane, near Dublin Airport.

One person injured in large industrial fire in north Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade said it has made good progress and will be scaling back the response soon.

# swords - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Man who stole €3,300 from woman under guise of carrying out insulation work jailed for 14 months

The court heard Michael McGauley had gambling debts to pay off at the time of the offence.

# swords - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

150 workers 'temporarily' laid off at Swords pharma plant from today

The issue was raised in the Dáil today.

# swords - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Two men due in court over series of ATM fraud incidents in Dublin

The ATM attacks were carried out in a number of areas including Drogheda, Swords and Blanchardstown.

# swords - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Woman missing from Dublin found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

# swords - Monday 24 June, 2019

Father and son jailed for hammer assault on former family friend

Michael Reilly Senior and his son Michael F Reilly Junior have been jailed for 40 months and 20 months respectively.

# swords - Friday 17 May, 2019

Gardaí appeal for help finding woman missing since Tuesday

Deirdre Patteson was last seen in the vicinity of Sligo Town on Tuesday earlier this week.

# swords - Thursday 16 May, 2019

North Dublin shopping centre evacuated following 'incident' near Garda station

Main Street in the town has been closed following the incident this evening.

# swords - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like

The NTA has published artist’s impressions of 10 proposed stations on the line.

# swords - Thursday 14 March, 2019

War of words exchanged between two schools' gangs on Snapchat prior to assault in Ashbourne

Gardaí will be going to schools in Meath and Dublin as a result.

# swords - Friday 18 January, 2019

Gardaí believe fatal shooting outside Swords gym connected to local drugs trade Zach Parker This post contains videos

Gardaí believe fatal shooting outside Swords gym connected to local drugs trade

Zach Parker (23) was killed and another man was seriously injured.

# swords - Thursday 17 January, 2019

One person shot dead and another seriously injured outside gym in Swords, Co Dublin

The incident happened in the Applewood Close area of Swords at 7.30pm.

# swords - Friday 11 January, 2019

Dublin Fire Brigade called to chemical leak at SK Biotek manufacturing plant

There has been an evacuation of the site.

# swords - Friday 4 January, 2019

'An incredible journey': Dublin's Wright Venue to close its doors later this month

The venue will be reopened as ‘Jam Park’ under new management.

# swords - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Yellow vest' protesters demonstrate at KBC headquarters as gardaí probe Dublin attacks

A KBC building was also set alight on Thursday night in Dublin city centre.

# swords - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From The42 Dublin bowler wins first ever Irish medal at World Championships in Hong Kong Bumpers Down

Dublin bowler wins first ever Irish medal at World Championships in Hong Kong

The Swords native beat the defending world champion along the way.

# swords - Thursday 8 November, 2018

16-year-old girl missing from Swords found safe and well

She was missing from Swords since lunchtime today.

# swords - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'His dignity was taken in an absolutely savage way': Family's reaction as man sentenced to life in prison for murder

Anthony Walsh had admitted stealing a bank card and a lighter from the deceased man.

# swords - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Man (54) was 'savagely beaten' and stripped following drunken row over a cigarette, murder trial hears

Anthony Walsh (31) has admitted killing but pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dermot Byrne.

# swords - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Boy seriously injured after 'pre-arranged' fight among teenagers

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

# swords - Friday 10 August, 2018

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone

The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.

# swords - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Renewed appeal after man killed in early morning hit-and-run in Dublin

A male pedestrian, believed to be in his 30s, was killed when he was struck by a car.

# swords - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Burger chain Five Guys is opening a joint in Swords Pavilions' new 'restaurant quarter'

The €3.3 million development is due to be completed by the end of the year.

# swords - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Two men charged after €248,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin

Amphetamine, cannabis and cash were seized by gardaí yesterday.

# swords - Monday 23 April, 2018

Two men arrested and €250,000 worth of drugs seized in garda gangland raids

Officers from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau searched two properties in Swords.

# swords - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Pub manager who believed employer had sway over gardaí awarded €25,500 for constructive dismissal

The man had his salary immediately docked by €10,000 after pointing out accounting irregularities on the part of his employer.

# swords - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Inquest hears mother of one died due to salmonella after First Communion function

After the incident the HSE said it became aware of more than 50 people who became ill.

# swords - Friday 2 March, 2018

Public appeal to find 17-year-old missing since Monday

Anyone with information about Cian’s whereabouts is being asked to contact Swords Garda Station.

# swords - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Taoiseach confirms backing for new €320m runway at Dublin Airport

Sinn Fein has expressed concern about noise for local residents.

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