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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# West Dublin

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# policing
Cherry Orchard locals are 'fed up' and 'ignored' and feel criminals are 'in charge'
Gardaí in the area are “undervalued and overworked”, according to officers.
# West Dublin
€186 million funding approved for new town between Lucan and Clondalkin
Clonburris, a Strategic Development Zone (SDZ), is expected to home 23,000 people when completed.
# Health
HSE cuts child development checks in west Dublin due to 'staff shortages'
Parents have been contacted this week with the news.
# West Dublin
Teenager convicted of oral rape and sex assault of underage girl jailed for 21 months
The victim said she does not believe the convicted man realises the impact he has had on her and her family.
# Seized
Man (30s) arrested as Dublin drugs gardaí launch crackdown across west Dublin
A number of search warrants were executed on Monday.
# Seized
Six people arrested as watches, vehicles and €700k in cash seized during Garda raids in Dublin
All suspects are currently detained at various garda stations within the Dublin Metropolitan Region.
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# West Dublin
Gardaí believe man who died at house in Blanchardstown stabbed himself
The man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at James Connolly Hospital yesterday evening.
# operation triassic
Woman arrested as gardaí seize items as part of money laundering investigation
Separate searches were carried out in West Dublin and Kildare this morning.
# West Dublin
Man charged over Blanchardstown siege where two detectives were shot
The man is scheduled to appear before Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow morning.
# West Dublin
'This is real life. This is tough': Garda chief praises bravery of two detectives shot during Blanchardstown siege
Two gardaí were shot by a man who barricaded himself inside his house in the Whitechapel area of Dublin 15.
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.
Two gardaí shot in hours-long siege at Blanchardstown house
# West Dublin
Two gardaí shot in hours-long siege at Blanchardstown house
The incident occurred in Dublin this evening.
# Garda
€1m seized by anti-gang gardaí in early morning van stop
The money is alleged to be the proceeds of crime from a West Dublin Crime Group.
# gsoc
George Nkencho's family ask people not to share video of fatal shooting
Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said the shooting of George Nkencho by gardaí is “extremely traumatic for everybody involved”.
# Arrest
Man arrested after €300,000 worth of ketamine seized in west Dublin
The 36-year-old is currently detained at Crumlin Garda Station.
# Blanchardstown
Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches
Searches were conducted over two days as part of an investigation targeting organised crime.
# Seizure
€800k worth of cannabis seized by Revenue after being discovered in poster tubes
All of the parcels were destined for a number of addresses in west Dublin.
# West Dublin
Man arrested and charged over Ballyfermot shooting
The incident happened on Cedarbrook Walk last Thursday.
# Cherry Orchard
Two men survive gun attack in west Dublin
The incident happened in Cherry Orchard.
# chery orchard
Garda public order unit dispatched to 'unrest' in west Dublin involving up to 30 youths
A number of garda units are responding to the incident.
# West Dublin
Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs
Children as young as 10 are being used by older dealers both for dealing and drug running.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Electric scooter catches fire in west Dublin home
The public has been advised to check electric scooters for a CE safety mark and to never leave them unattended while charging.
# Seized
Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carry out raid targeting west Dublin crime gang
A number of items were seized. They include an Audi Q5 SUV and a Toyota Hilux Crew.
# Lucan
Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin
He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.
# Raid
Teenager (17) arrested after gardaí seize €600k worth of drugs in west Dublin
Garda units raided the house this morning.
# West Dublin
Two handguns seized by Gardaí in gangland operation
Two men were arrested in the operation in west Dublin.
# West Dublin
Two handguns wrapped in cling film found during gangland searches
Three men were arrested.
# Mulhuddart
Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries
Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
# crime watch
Criminal Assets Bureau seizes luxury watches, mobile phones and computers in west Dublin
The search operation is currently on-going.
# Gangland
West Dublin feud: Locals 'afraid to talk to gardaí' for fear of gang retribution
Communities are also concerned about the number of violent incidents that have taken place in public places during daylight hours.
# terrifying attack
West Dublin arson attack: Two arrested after house set on fire in Corduff
Rocks and hammers were also used to target windows in the house in Saturday’s attack.
# Finglas
Takeaway worker caught up in west Dublin shooting incident while trying to deliver food
The woman escaped the incident without injury.
# West Dublin
Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized
Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.
# West Dublin
Man to appear in court charged in relation to Clonsilla shooting incident
Shots were fired at a vehicle on the Whitechapel Road on Monday morning.
# gang feud
Garda patrols increased in west Dublin as innocent family members caught up in gang feud
There have been a significant number of attempts to kill gang members based in north and west Dublin in recent weeks.
# Lucan
Cannabis worth €240,000 seized following search of property in west Dublin
A 44 year-old woman was arrested at the scene.
# West Dublin
Two men arrested after gardaí seize drugs, replica guns and three samurai swords in Finglas
The two men in their 20s were arrested at the scene.
# Dublin
Victim of fatal Clondalkin stabbing named locally as mother-of-three Cathy Ward
Gardaí were called to the scene in the early hours of this morning.
# targeted
West Dublin gang using hailing apps to target older taxi drivers
Taxi drivers have been targeted a number of times in the last two years in this area.
# West Dublin
'The dealers are acting with impunity': West Dublin drug unit loses 85% of its members in five years
Despite large scale successes, low level dealers are acting “with impunity”.
# gun for hire
Dublin's gun crime: '€500 for one that shoots or you can rent one that doesn't for €200'
There has been a sharp increase in the number of people using this service, according to security sources and local representatives.