Woman dies after being hit by a car in Ballyfermot

A woman in her 70s has died in hospital after being hit by a car last night. The woman was struck by the car on the Ballyfermot Road at around 10pm on Thursday. She was taken to St James Hospital and later pronounced dead. “There was no one else injured. The road was closed for […]

DATA BLOG: Map of Dublin murders and killings

The map only shows murders and killings for 2010, some data maybe incomplete or missing. Locations are as exact as possible but sometimes only mark the general area of the incident. The map does not currently show attempted murders. Shooting = red Shooting (more than one killed) = red pinpoint Stabbings = yellow Other / […]

Opposition increases to Dublin Bus cuts

Opposition to Dublin Bus cuts and changes is increasing as public consultation takes places on new route changes for the Malahide Road, Ballymun and Clondalkin. “Over 2,000 residents sign my petition against proposed bus route changes on Northside,” said Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, a Labour councillor on Dublin City Council. On boards.ie, one person under the […]

Condolences expressed on death of former lord mayor

Dublin’s lord mayor Gerry Breen this week expressed his regret on the death of former lord mayor Daniel Browne. Daniel Browne served as a Labour Party councillor and as lord mayor of Dublin in 1982-1983. Lord Mayor Breen said, “I wish to express my regret on the death of Daniel Browne who served Dublin city with […]

Consultation on Ballyfermot, Finglas bus changes

Public consultation for Ballyfermot bus route changes ends next Sunday, October 31. Meanwhile consultation on changes to Finglas West and South routes started last Thursday, October 21, and will run until Sunday November 14 2010. The changes are part of the Network Direct plan to reform and cut Dublin Bus routes. Central to the proposals for both Ballyfermot and Finglas is a merger of current […]

Plan to develop Inchicore Railway Works

Details of a plan to develop the Railway Works in Inchicore were among 1,519 files recently released by Irish Rail. Plans for the area includes a mixture of residential, offices, retail, and light industry buildings. Three files which make up the ‘Inchicore Works Site Urban Design Framework Plan’ were lodged with An Bord Pleanala as […]

Ballyowen residents’ views wanted on Lucan Luas

Residents in the Ballyowen area of West Dublin are being invited to give their views on options of the Lucan Luas. While funding has not been earmarked for the planned route, the Railway Procurement Agency were instructed by the Minister of Transport to continue projects up to advanced planning stages, including applying for permission for […]

Inchicore to Lucan greenway opened

A greenway, for pedestrians and cyclists, along the Grand Canal between Inchicore and Lucan was opened today. Although now officially opened, the greenway is not fully complete, with some construction still on-going. The 8.5km off-road route goes from the Lock Road, near Adamstown and south Lucan, to the Blackhorse Luas stop at Inchicore. Areas along […]

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