15-year-old girl missing from Dublin 8

UPDATE: Gardai say that Shannon Jackson has been located safe and well. Gardai are asking for help from the public finding a 15-year-old girl from Dublin 8. Shannon Jackson has been missing from New Street since last Thursday, March 31, 2011. “Shannon is described as being 5’ 4’’ in height of slim build with brown shoulder […]

Two charged over Finglas drug find

Two men arrested yesterday on drug charges have been charged and are due to appear in court tomorrow morning. The two — aged 26 and 29 years old — were among four who were arrested when cannabis resin was found in a vehicle in Finglas. All of the men had been detained under section two of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. Gardai estimated that the street […]

Cannabis resin found in vehicle search in Finglas

Gardai searching a vehicle found cannabis resin with a street value of €420,000 yesterday, subject to analysis. The search was described as part of an on going cross border operation involving An Garda Siochana and the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Gardai say that officers attached to the Garda National Drugs Unit and Organised Crime Unit stopped […]

Skeletal remains found in Tolka Valley Park

Skeletal remains have been found in Tolka Valley Park, Finglas, at around 1pm today. “Gardai in Finglas are investigating the discovery. The scene has been preserved. The State Pathologist Marie Cassidy is currently at scene and the Garda Technical Bureau have been notified. It appears that the remains may have been there for some time. No further information at this […]

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 […]

Guns and cannabis found in Finglas house

A shotgun and a handgun were found when gardai raided a cannabis grow house today after 2pm. The weapons and cannabis plants were seized when the house in the Glenties Park area of Finglas was searched by officers from the Finglas Drug Unit backed-up by uniform gardai. “While conducting the search cannabis plants — subject […]

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 […]

Another arrest in Cappagh Nua shooting

Another arrest has been made in the case of a shooting on Barry Road, Finglas last year. Glen McGrath (40) survived being shot in the chest outside the Cappagh Nua pub on December 30. “A 26-year-old male was arrested this afternoon, February 15, 2011, in Bray and is presently detained at Finglas Garda Station under section 30 of […]

Arrest made in Clearwater double murder case

A man in his 30s was arrested this morning in connection to a double murder at Clearwater Shopping Centre in Finglas. Glen Murphy (19) and Mark Noonan (23) were shot dead at the Tesco filling station at Clearwater on November 23. The arrested man is currently detained at Finglas Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, […]

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