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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 10°C

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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.
Four due in Swords court over stolen cars
Vehicles and car parts were seized on Balbriggan on Friday after a spate of burglaries.
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.
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.
Fire at decomissioned chemical factory in Swords
The factory is located on Watery Lane in Swords, Dublin.
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.
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.
Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts
There were a lot of ‘agricultural’ challenges in the 3-0 home loss.
Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive
National Museum Archives were raided after midnight by masked men who tied up security man.
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.
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.
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.
Bernadette O'Connor found safe and well
The teenager has been located safe and well.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
He’s hitting the headlines again today… should he stay or should he go?
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.
Appeal issued over missing Swords man Stephen Bebbington
The 42-year-old hasn’t been seen since Tuesday afternoon.
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.
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.
James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes
Explaining the three-part criteria for prioritising locations, Reilly called the process “transparent”.
Reilly defends decision to consider constituency towns for new health units
James Reilly added Swords and Balbriggan – both in his constituency – to a list of venues being considered for primary care centres.
Ambulance cuts "will cause fatalities"
Kildare TD says cutbacks in ambulance services that will see night time service curtailed is “a disgrace”.
Sad Election Poster Pic of the Day
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Motorists warned over road closures in Swords on Sunday
A number of roads in Swords will be closed on a rolling basis from 6am to 12.00 noon due to the Fingal 10k Road Race.
Two men in court over separate drug seizures
Two men were in court this morning, charged in relation to recent raids in Dublin.
Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport
The plane had just arrived from the Isle of Man when the incident happened. All 29 passengers were unhurt and disembarked safely.
Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties
We already knew that there were 4,588,252 people living in Ireland last year – but the latest batch of CSO Census data means that now we literally know where you live.