16-year-old missing from Rathfarnham

Gardai have appealed for help finding a 16-year-old who is missing from Rathfarnham in Dublin. Sazzad Alam Bihare is missing since last Monday, May 2, from Glendoher Drive, Rathfarnham. “He is described as 5’8”, medium build, with dark skin, brown eyes and black hair.  Sazzad is originally from Bangladesh. When last seen he was wearing a […]

Family concerned for missing Tallaght man

UPDATED: Gardai say Conor O’Gara who was missing has been located safe and well. Gardai are looking for the public’s help finding 27-year-old Conor O’Gara. Conor, from Kiltipper Road in Tallaght, has been missing since last Wednesday, May 4, when he was last seen at his home. Gardai say that Conor’s family are concerned for his […]

Two arrested over Rathfarnham bank robbery

Gardai say they have arrested two men this morning in the Dublin 8 area in relation to a bank robbery in Rathfarnham yesterday. “At approximately 12 noon yesterday a lone gunman entered the bank branch and demanded money from the cashier. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and was observed getting […]

Dublin Bus pre-paid pricing to rise again

Dublin Bus is set to hike up its adult pre-paid fares after increasing the same fares only eight months ago. The National Transport Authority (NTA) said on bank holiday Monday that it is approving adult fare increases up to 5.1% which will come into affect this Sunday, May 1. “Passenger numbers on Dublin Bus have […]

Drugs seized in Terenure

Gardai say they have arrested a man and seized illegal drugs with an established street value of €250,000 in Terenure, Dublin. Subject to analysis the drugs include cannabis resin, cocaine and a small amount of cannabis herb. The find was described as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs. “The […]

Armed robbery at Supervalu in Dublin

Two armed men entered a shop this evening and threatened staff in Dublin. The two — one armed with a handgun and the other with a hammer — entered a Supervalu on the Howth Road, Killester, at around 6.20pm. The men were driven away by a getaway driver using a red Citroen Saxo, which was abandoned a short […]

Body found in Rathfarnham

A body was found by the Dublin Fire Brigade this morning in Loretto Park, Rathfarnham. “Gardaí from Tallaght are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a female in her 50s in Loretto Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Gardaí attended the scene following a call from Dublin Fire Brigade at approximately 9.50am this morning the […]

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 […]

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 […]

TD wants church on hospital grounds saved

A Dublin TD wants a 120-year-old church on the grounds of St James’s Hospital to be saved. Fine Gael TD Catherine Byrne says she will be seeking a commitment that church will be now saved after it was announced that plans to co-locate private hospitals on public grounds would be scraped. “It’s great news that […]

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