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# swords - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Kodaline play secret charity gig in their hometown of Swords Koda-christmas

Kodaline play secret charity gig in their hometown of Swords

Money went to HHT Ireland, a charity founded in memory of young Swords man.

# swords - Thursday 28 November, 2013

570 job losses at pharmaceutical company in Dublin

The news from MSD follows the announcement of the closure of another plant in Wicklow earlier this year.

# swords - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Man assaulted in Swords baseball bat attack dies in hospital

Taiwo Jamani died in Beaumont Hospital today after he was injured in an incident with baseball bats on 10 October.

# swords - Sunday 13 October, 2013

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?

The Radiological Protection Institute tells us more about the stolen lightning preventers, what they are and when the last time radioactive materials were stolen.

# swords - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Man due in court over Swords baseball bat assault

The man in his 30s is due in court this morning in connection with the incident which left a man in hospital with serious head injuries.

# swords - Friday 11 October, 2013

Man to appear in court over Swords assault

Gardaí have asked anyone who may have videoed an attack in Swords to send the video to them.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# swords - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to Swords assault

One man received serious head injuries and another has been arrested after a fight in Swords village.

# swords - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Highly dangerous radioactive material stolen by burglar in Swords

The lightening preventers have a high dose of radiation and people are urged not to touch or approach the rods if found.

# swords - Monday 23 September, 2013

Four due in Swords court over stolen cars

Vehicles and car parts were seized on Balbriggan on Friday after a spate of burglaries.

# swords - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Missing 15-year-old girl found safe and well

Maggie McDonagh had been missing since she was last seen on Monday evening in Swords, Co. Dublin.

# swords - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about a female garda receiving serious injuries after her car was rammed and Ryanair being ordered to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.

Female garda seriously injured after teens rammed patrol car

Two teens have been arrested and the garda is currently awaiting surgery at Beaumont Hospital.

# swords - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Fire at decomissioned chemical factory in Swords

The factory is located on Watery Lane in Swords, Dublin.

# swords - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

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.

# swords - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

One dead, two injured after van and car crash in Swords

The dead man and the two injured parties were injured when the van they were travelling in collided with a car.

# swords - Friday 19 April, 2013

From The42 Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts Teenage Screams

Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts

There were a lot of ‘agricultural’ challenges in the 3-0 home loss.

# swords - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive

National Museum Archives were raided after midnight by masked men who tied up security man.

# swords - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Gardaí treating death of 22-year-old Latvian man in Swords as 'suspicious'

Gardaí are trying to locate a number of personal items belonging to the man including his driving licence, bank card and mobile phone.

# swords - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Body of man found in Dublin field identified

Gardaí said they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

Post-mortem to be carried out on body found in field

The body of the man in his early 20s was found in Balheary in north county Dublin just before 3pm on Tuesday.

# swords - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Sinéad O'Connor puppet

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Body of young man discovered in Dublin field

The man is believed to have been in his early 20s.

# swords - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Bernadette O'Connor found safe and well

The teenager has been located safe and well.

# swords - Monday 11 February, 2013

Disruptions at Dublin and Galway council meetings over property tax

Meetings of South Dublin and Fingal county councils, and of Galway City Council, were interrupted by protestors.

# swords - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Three men arrested moments after armed robbery in Lusk village

Three men wearing balaclavas took a large quantity of a cash from a shop in the north Dublin town last night before they were arrested as they tried to leave the premises.

# swords - Monday 7 January, 2013

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?

Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?

# swords - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Swords and Balbriggan added to primary care list night before announcement

Documents obtained by Fianna Fáil show the government preparing to announce a list of 33 venues, not 35.

# swords - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Our 7 favourite people from this AMAZING video of The Situation in Swords Cabs Are Here This post contains videos

Our 7 favourite people from this AMAZING video of The Situation in Swords

Mike from Jersey Shore paid a visit to the Wright Venue. There’s a video.

# swords - Saturday 24 November, 2012

FF leader calls for James Reilly's resignation because of a 'pack of lies'

Micheál Martin has said he believes the Health Minister’s position is now untenable in the wake of further revelations about primary care centre locations.

# swords - Monday 8 October, 2012

Road remains closed after fire at Dublin scrapyard

Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene of a fire at a property on the Old Swords Road last night. No one was injured in the incident.

# swords - Sunday 7 October, 2012

James Reilly has misled the Dáil - Opposition

Meanwhile, Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has described Reilly as a “reforming minister” and said he is satisfied with Reilly’s explanation about the criteria used for the primary care locations.

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly resign? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly resign?

He’s hitting the headlines again today… should he stay or should he go?

# swords - Saturday 6 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Children’s hospital site for Balbriggan? TDs to stay home to cut costs? Chinese takeaways off menu for athletes?

Missing Swords man Stephen Bebbington located

Gardaí have issued a statement about the reappearance of 42-year-old Stephen Bebbington.

# swords - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Appeal issued over missing Swords man Stephen Bebbington

The 42-year-old hasn’t been seen since Tuesday afternoon.

# swords - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Reilly insists he had ‘no hand, act or part’ in choice of Balbriggan site

The Health Minister faced more questions about the selection of two sites in his constituency for proposed primary care centres in the Dáil this afternoon

Reilly: I'm not a bully, nothing inappropriate over primary care sites

The Health Minister gave a strong defence of his conduct in relation to the selection of sites for primary care centres, two of which are in his constituency.

# swords - Friday 28 September, 2012

VIDEO: James Reilly explains his decision on primary care centres

The Minister for Health seeks to turn the tables – suggesting Róisín Shortall had used strange criteria to rank potential venues.

# swords - Thursday 27 September, 2012

James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes

Explaining the three-part criteria for prioritising locations, Reilly called the process “transparent”.