Section of Phoenix Park avenue closes at weekends

A “Mad Hatter’s” street party is to mark the start of weekend closures of a small part of the main avenue in the Phoenix Park, which handles 10 million car journeys per year. The Office of Public Works has given notice that it is to close of around 1.2km of Chesterfield Avenue, the main road […]

Two arrested after man shot at pub door

Two men were arrested yesterday linked to a shooting of a pub last Saturday. Gardai said a 50-year-old man was injured when “a number of shots” were fired at the front door of the public house in Mulhuddart at around 11.50pm on Saturday April 2. The man’s injuries are not life threatening, they said. “In an […]

Appeal over D15 shooting this morning

Gardai are appealing for information and witnesses to a shooting this morning. Three men in their 20s were shot – one remains in a critical condition, while the other two men are described as being in a serious condition. “The victims were standing in the middle of Corduff Public Park at approximately 1115am when they […]

Three men shot in Dublin 15

Blanchardstown Gardai say one man is in a critical condition after three men were shot this morning in Dublin. The three men, in their 20s, were shot at around 11.20am at Corduff Park, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15. “The men were taken by Ambulance to Connolly and the Mater Hospitals. One of the men is believed to […]

Blanchardstown Gardai value cocaine seizure at €1.2m

Blanchardstown Gardai have put an estimated value of €1.2m on 17 kilos of cocaine found in a container on Wednesday. “The Cocaine — subject to analysis — was discovered at approx 11am on March 16 in a holdall bag in the rear of a 40ft container at a location in West Dublin. Gardai believe that […]

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 […]

Drugs found in cars at Newlands Cross

Dublin Gardai have arrested two men, and seized drugs in Clonsilla and Newlands Cross. Two men in their 30s were arrested after officers stopped two cars close to Newlands Cross yesterday afternoon. What was described as a large quantity of cannabis herb, subject to analysis, was seized. Further drugs – including cannabis herb, cannabis resin […]

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 […]

Body found in a field in Dublin 15

UPDATE: Newer details on this story can be found here. Blanchardstown Gardai say they are “examining all the circumstances” after the body of a male was discovered in a field. An investigation has been launched and the State Pathologist is due to visit the site in the morning. The field is close to Bellgree Avenue, […]

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