Teenager serious assault last night in Drumcondra

A male teenager was serious assault shortly after 10pm last night on the Lower Drumcondra Road. “A 16-year-old youth sustained serious injuries and was removed to the Mater Hospital. The scene is currently preserved,” said Sergeant Margaret Flanagan. Anyone who may have witnessed this assault or who may have information is asked to contact Fitzgibbon Street Garda Station 01- 666 8400, […]

Teenager missing from Drumcondra

UPDATE: Gardai say: “Paddy Cash has been located safe and well, no further action is now required, thank you for your assistance.” Gardai have appealed for help finding 15-year-old Paddy Cash who has been missing from Drumcondra since April 13. “He is described as being approximately 5’6” in height, of medium build, with brown hair and brown eyes. When […]

Further bus changes in Finglas, Glasnevin, Drumcondra

Dublin Bus is making further bus route changes in Finglas East, Glasnevin, and Drumcondra as part of its Network Direct service cutting project. Dublin Bus says routes 13 and 13a will be merged into the 13. Route 19a will be renamed the 19 and the current 19 will be merged with the 83. It says that the […]

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 […]

Council says modified election posters within ‘protocol’

A city councillor who has put up modified election posters is not breaking the rules, according to Dublin City Council. The election posters for Cllr Aine Clancy (Labour) – who is running in heavily contested Dublin Central constituency in the forthcoming general election – have been modified and now include details of a public meeting […]

Labour won’t promise railway station or hospital at “every crossroad”

Labour leader Eamon Gilmore said yesterday that his party will not be going around to every cross roads and promise a railway station or hospital. He was responding to a question from Newstalk presenter Ivan Yates on the proposed Metro North light railway between Dublin and Swords. Gilmore said: “This is a very different election. […]

Murdered man found in Dublin 15 named

A man found stabbed and beaten to death in Dublin has been named and two arrests were made in connection to the murder. Gardai named the man as 31-year-old Adil Essalhi who had an address in Drumcondra, Dublin 9. Blanchardstown Gardai last night also renewed an appeal for information from the public last night. The […]

Under €50m for Metro North as works advance

The Railway Procurement Agency says it expects to spend less than €50 million on enabling works, but said that further costs of enabling works are currently ‘confidential.’ Enabling works for Metro North — which started last April — are soon to move up a gear. The enabling works includes clearing sites, moving statues, and diverting […]

Business group welcomes Metro North approval

One of the main Dublin business groups has welcomed the approval of Metro North. An Bord Pleanala yesterday gave the Railway Procurement Agency (RPA) approval for the segregated light railway line from St Stephens Green to Swords via Dublin Airport. Fine Gael transport spokesman Simon Coveney also welcomed the approval for Metro North. But he […]

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 […]

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