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 / […]

DATE BLOG: Latest school inspection reports

The following are recent Department of Education school inspection reports. The reports can be read on the department’s website – click on month published and then on the ‘PDF’ link for the school report you wish to view. These are the schools in Dublin which were evaluated, and what subjects were looked at. WSE = whole-school evaluations. Sorted […]

Three arrested after searches in Cabra

Gardai arrested three men last night after searches in Cabra in Dublin. Officers from the Garda National Drugs Unit and the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested two men (25 and 40 year old) on Fassaugh Avenue and another man (31) on Carnlough Road. Herbal cannabis amounting to 25 kilos was seized at Fassaugh Avenue […]

Disgruntled commuters high-jack station awards

A train station with friendly staff and pretty flowers is what you’d expect to win Irish Rail’s best station award, but internet users have other ideas. “It seems there is a bit of Wagner X-Factor style campaign going on here for Broombridge,” said Oliver1985, a user referring to others saying they were voting for Broombridge Station […]

Luas Broombridge is more than a link-up

A railway order – planning permission for a railway line – has been lodged by the Railway Procurement Agency for a Luas tram line from Stephen’s Green to the Northside of Dublin City. The planned line – named Luas Broombridge (Line BXD) – will extend the Green Line from Stephen’s Green to Broombridge, near South […]

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