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#West Dublin

# west-dublin - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

Cherry Orchard locals are 'fed up' and 'ignored' and feel criminals are 'in charge'
# Policing
# Policing

Cherry Orchard locals are 'fed up' and 'ignored' and feel criminals are 'in charge'

Sep 20th 2022, 6:25 PM 51,020 Views 69 Comments

Gardaí in the area are “undervalued and overworked”, according to officers.

# west-dublin - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

€186 million funding approved for new town between Lucan and Clondalkin
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

€186 million funding approved for new town between Lucan and Clondalkin

Jul 27th 2022, 2:27 PM 44,601 Views 47 Comments

Clonburris, a Strategic Development Zone (SDZ), is expected to home 23,000 people when completed.

# west-dublin - Thursday 30 June, 2022

HSE cuts child development checks in west Dublin due to 'staff shortages'
# Health
# Health

HSE cuts child development checks in west Dublin due to 'staff shortages'

Jun 30th 2022, 6:30 PM 13,626 Views 10 Comments

Parents have been contacted this week with the news.

# west-dublin - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Teenager convicted of oral rape and sex assault of underage girl jailed for 21 months
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Teenager convicted of oral rape and sex assault of underage girl jailed for 21 months

Jun 15th 2022, 2:13 PM 36,920 Views 3 Comments

The victim said she does not believe the convicted man realises the impact he has had on her and her family.

# west-dublin - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Man (30s) arrested as Dublin drugs gardaí launch crackdown across west Dublin
# Seized
# Seized

Man (30s) arrested as Dublin drugs gardaí launch crackdown across west Dublin

Apr 19th 2022, 9:06 PM 31,288 Views 10 Comments

A number of search warrants were executed on Monday.

# west-dublin - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Six people arrested as watches, vehicles and €700k in cash seized during Garda raids in Dublin
# Seized
# Seized

Six people arrested as watches, vehicles and €700k in cash seized during Garda raids in Dublin

Jan 20th 2022, 12:57 PM 24,137 Views 9 Comments

All suspects are currently detained at various garda stations within the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

# west-dublin - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Gardaí believe man who died at house in Blanchardstown stabbed himself
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Gardaí believe man who died at house in Blanchardstown stabbed himself

Oct 5th 2021, 9:11 AM 36,302 Views 0 Comments

The man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at James Connolly Hospital yesterday evening.

# west-dublin - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Woman arrested as gardaí seize items as part of money laundering investigation
# Operation Triassic
# Operation Triassic

Woman arrested as gardaí seize items as part of money laundering investigation

Aug 19th 2021, 3:38 PM 26,874 Views 9 Comments

Separate searches were carried out in West Dublin and Kildare this morning.

# west-dublin - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Man charged over Blanchardstown siege where two detectives were shot
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Man charged over Blanchardstown siege where two detectives were shot

May 27th 2021, 10:54 PM 21,000 Views 0 Comments

The man is scheduled to appear before Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow morning.

# west-dublin - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

'This is real life. This is tough': Garda chief praises bravery of two detectives shot during Blanchardstown siege
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

'This is real life. This is tough': Garda chief praises bravery of two detectives shot during Blanchardstown siege

May 26th 2021, 12:52 AM 68,135 Views 51 Comments
  • Senior gardaí praised the efforts of the officers at a press conference overnight, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • A media blackout was in place while a massive garda operation took place at Whitechapel in Blanchardstown.
  • One garda suffered gunshot injuries to his hand and foot while another also suffered injuries to his foot.

# west-dublin - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Two gardaí shot in hours-long siege at Blanchardstown house
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Two gardaí shot in hours-long siege at Blanchardstown house

May 25th 2021, 10:11 PM 182,506 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred in Dublin this evening.

# west-dublin - Friday 8 January, 2021

€1m seized by anti-gang gardaí in early morning van stop
# Garda
# Garda

€1m seized by anti-gang gardaí in early morning van stop

Jan 8th 2021, 5:48 PM 27,387 Views 20 Comments

The money is alleged to be the proceeds of crime from a West Dublin Crime Group.

# west-dublin - Thursday 31 December, 2020

George Nkencho's family ask people not to share video of fatal shooting
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

George Nkencho's family ask people not to share video of fatal shooting

Updated Dec 31st 2020, 9:58 AM 97,184 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said the shooting of George Nkencho by gardaí is “extremely traumatic for everybody involved”.

# west-dublin - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Man arrested after €300,000 worth of ketamine seized in west Dublin
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man arrested after €300,000 worth of ketamine seized in west Dublin

Nov 11th 2020, 8:36 AM 14,419 Views 9 Comments

The 36-year-old is currently detained at Crumlin Garda Station.

# west-dublin - Monday 21 September, 2020

Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches

Sep 21st 2020, 1:13 PM 21,168 Views 6 Comments

Searches were conducted over two days as part of an investigation targeting organised crime.

# west-dublin - Friday 1 May, 2020

€800k worth of cannabis seized by Revenue after being discovered in poster tubes
# Seizure
# Seizure

€800k worth of cannabis seized by Revenue after being discovered in poster tubes

May 1st 2020, 1:58 PM 18,489 Views 46 Comments

All of the parcels were destined for a number of addresses in west Dublin.

# west-dublin - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Man arrested and charged over Ballyfermot shooting
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Man arrested and charged over Ballyfermot shooting

Apr 21st 2020, 10:09 AM 16,895 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Cedarbrook Walk last Thursday.

# west-dublin - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Two men survive gun attack in west Dublin
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Two men survive gun attack in west Dublin

Apr 16th 2020, 4:49 PM 33,649 Views 24 Comments

The incident happened in Cherry Orchard.

# west-dublin - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Garda public order unit dispatched to 'unrest' in west Dublin involving up to 30 youths
# Chery Orchard
# Chery Orchard

Garda public order unit dispatched to 'unrest' in west Dublin involving up to 30 youths

Mar 15th 2020, 9:33 PM 289,026 Views 152 Comments

A number of garda units are responding to the incident.

# west-dublin - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs

Jan 25th 2020, 6:00 PM 27,980 Views 55 Comments

Children as young as 10 are being used by older dealers both for dealing and drug running.

# west-dublin - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Electric scooter catches fire in west Dublin home
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Electric scooter catches fire in west Dublin home

Dec 28th 2019, 11:10 AM 36,737 Views 47 Comments

The public has been advised to check electric scooters for a CE safety mark and to never leave them unattended while charging.

# west-dublin - Friday 27 September, 2019

Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carry out raid targeting west Dublin crime gang
# Seized
# Seized

Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carry out raid targeting west Dublin crime gang

Sep 27th 2019, 1:05 PM 21,843 Views 27 Comments

A number of items were seized. They include an Audi Q5 SUV and a Toyota Hilux Crew.

# west-dublin - Monday 22 July, 2019

Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin
# Lucan
# Lucan

Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin

Jul 22nd 2019, 5:36 PM 11,071 Views 23 Comments

He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.

# west-dublin - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Teenager (17) arrested after gardaí seize €600k worth of drugs in west Dublin
# Raid
# Raid

Teenager (17) arrested after gardaí seize €600k worth of drugs in west Dublin

Jun 25th 2019, 9:26 PM 33,134 Views 21 Comments

Garda units raided the house this morning.

# west-dublin - Monday 24 June, 2019

Two handguns seized by Gardaí in gangland operation
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Two handguns seized by Gardaí in gangland operation

Jun 24th 2019, 7:52 AM 17,029 Views 28 Comments

Two men were arrested in the operation in west Dublin.

# west-dublin - Friday 14 June, 2019

Two handguns wrapped in cling film found during gangland searches
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Two handguns wrapped in cling film found during gangland searches

Jun 14th 2019, 7:10 AM 19,378 Views 9 Comments

Three men were arrested.

# west-dublin - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries

Jun 2nd 2019, 12:15 PM 26,604 Views 33 Comments

Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

# west-dublin - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Criminal Assets Bureau seizes luxury watches, mobile phones and computers in west Dublin
# Crime Watch
# Crime Watch

Criminal Assets Bureau seizes luxury watches, mobile phones and computers in west Dublin

May 23rd 2019, 11:49 AM 20,493 Views 17 Comments

The search operation is currently on-going.

# west-dublin - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

West Dublin feud: Locals 'afraid to talk to gardaí' for fear of gang retribution
# Gangland
# Gangland

West Dublin feud: Locals 'afraid to talk to gardaí' for fear of gang retribution

May 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,556 Views 16 Comments

Communities are also concerned about the number of violent incidents that have taken place in public places during daylight hours.

# west-dublin - Monday 6 May, 2019

West Dublin arson attack: Two arrested after house set on fire in Corduff
# Terrifying Attack
# Terrifying Attack

West Dublin arson attack: Two arrested after house set on fire in Corduff

May 6th 2019, 8:20 AM 18,507 Views 3 Comments

Rocks and hammers were also used to target windows in the house in Saturday’s attack.

# west-dublin - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Takeaway worker caught up in west Dublin shooting incident while trying to deliver food
# Finglas
# Finglas

Takeaway worker caught up in west Dublin shooting incident while trying to deliver food

May 4th 2019, 12:10 AM 73,423 Views 42 Comments

The woman escaped the incident without injury.

# west-dublin - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized

Apr 24th 2019, 11:01 AM 17,654 Views 20 Comments

Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.

# west-dublin - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Man to appear in court charged in relation to Clonsilla shooting incident
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Man to appear in court charged in relation to Clonsilla shooting incident

Apr 23rd 2019, 11:00 PM 11,326 Views 0 Comments

Shots were fired at a vehicle on the Whitechapel Road on Monday morning.

# west-dublin - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Garda patrols increased in west Dublin as innocent family members caught up in gang feud
# Gang Feud
# Gang Feud

Garda patrols increased in west Dublin as innocent family members caught up in gang feud

Apr 21st 2019, 10:00 PM 93,335 Views 0 Comments

There have been a significant number of attempts to kill gang members based in north and west Dublin in recent weeks.

# west-dublin - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Cannabis worth €240,000 seized following search of property in west Dublin
# Lucan
# Lucan

Cannabis worth €240,000 seized following search of property in west Dublin

Apr 2nd 2019, 6:20 PM 26,986 Views 37 Comments

A 44 year-old woman was arrested at the scene.

# west-dublin - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Two men arrested after gardaí seize drugs, replica guns and three samurai swords in Finglas
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Two men arrested after gardaí seize drugs, replica guns and three samurai swords in Finglas

Mar 5th 2019, 11:47 AM 14,827 Views 18 Comments

The two men in their 20s were arrested at the scene.

# west-dublin - Friday 1 March, 2019

Victim of fatal Clondalkin stabbing named locally as mother-of-three Cathy Ward
# Dublin
# Dublin

Victim of fatal Clondalkin stabbing named locally as mother-of-three Cathy Ward

Updated Mar 1st 2019, 5:40 PM 119,143 Views 73 Comments

Gardaí were called to the scene in the early hours of this morning.

# west-dublin - Sunday 13 January, 2019

West Dublin gang using hailing apps to target older taxi drivers
# Targeted
# Targeted

West Dublin gang using hailing apps to target older taxi drivers

Jan 13th 2019, 10:00 PM 60,492 Views 93 Comments

Taxi drivers have been targeted a number of times in the last two years in this area.

# west-dublin - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'The dealers are acting with impunity': West Dublin drug unit loses 85% of its members in five years
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

'The dealers are acting with impunity': West Dublin drug unit loses 85% of its members in five years

Nov 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 34,131 Views 35 Comments

Despite large scale successes, low level dealers are acting “with impunity”.

# west-dublin - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Dublin's gun crime: '€500 for one that shoots or you can rent one that doesn't for €200'
# Gun For Hire
# Gun For Hire

Dublin's gun crime: '€500 for one that shoots or you can rent one that doesn't for €200'

Oct 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 33,508 Views 30 Comments

There has been a sharp increase in the number of people using this service, according to security sources and local representatives.

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