COMMENT: Dangerously controversial 30km/h limits

“30kph limit for rush hour cars on Long Mile” cried the Evening Herald’s headline yesterday. Why is the zone only for certain times of the day? Only half way down the Herald’s news report is a council official quoted saying that the limit applied during the school year. No other mention that the limit is there because of school children or that there are school buildings […]

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 […]

15-year-old girl missing from Walkinstown

Gardai are asking for any help in finding 15-year-old Jessica Maguire from Thomas Moore Road in Walkinstown. She was last seen at her home at 10.30am on Wednesday, February 16. “She is described as being 5’3” in height with a slight build, blue eyes and brown hair,” said Alan Roughneen Sergeant. He said: “When last […]

26 Dublin school reports released

School inspection reports were publiched on the website of the Department of Education and Skills on Thursday.

Gardai find cocaine factory

Three arrests were made when Gardai found what is described to be a sophisticated cocaine factory after searches in Tallaght, Walkinstown and Crumlin yesterday.

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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