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Dublin Bus announce new route from Ballymun to Bray

A NEW BUS route from Ballymun to Bray will begin operating on Sunday 24 March, Dublin Bus announced today. 

Route 155 will operate seven days a week between furniture superstore IKEA in Ballymun on Dublin’s northside all the way to Bray Rail Station in Co Wicklow. 

The new bus ...

2019-08-10 04:01 open_in_new
Gardaí investigating shooting incident in Bray

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING after a man was shot in Bray this evening.

The incident happened at St Laurence’s Terrace at around 8.45pm.

The identity of the male victim, who is believed to be in his late 20s or early 30s, is not yet known.

It is understood he remains in a ...

2019-08-10 04:01 open_in_new
Man in critical condition after four-vehicle collision in Co Wicklow

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING a serious four-vehicle traffic collision in Co Wicklow.

The collision occurred at 4.30pm today on the Bray to Greystones Road, about 1.5km outside Bray.

The driver of one of the cars, a 47-year-old man, is in a critical condition at St Vincent’s University ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
'We've children at this school who've lived in homeless accommodation. They're effectively being evicted again'

STUDENTS AND STAFF at the North Wicklow Educate Together secondary school staged a protest outside Leinster House yesterday, amid fears they’ll be left “homeless” from next summer onwards.

Principal Jonathan Browner said the school is now making active enquiries to hotels and sports ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
'No immediate threat of deportation': Bray schoolboy's case to be reviewed

A BRAY SCHOOLBOY whose fight to remain in the country of his birth got national attention has been told that he faces no immediate threat of deportation. 

Nearly 60,000 people have signed a petition calling for 4th class pupil Eric Zhi Ying Mei Xue to stay in Ireland.

Eric, who is ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Minister says 200 new social housing units stalled due to construction firm examinership will be delivered

THE CONSTRUCTION OF 190 new social housing units, which have stalled due to MDY Construction entering examinership, will be completed, according to Minister of State for Housing and Local Government, John Paul Phelan. 

Last week, concerns about the financial situation of the company, ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Man (30s) charged with fatal shooting at Bray boxing club at special evening court sitting

A MAN IN his 30s has appeared before a special sitting of Bray District Court this evening, charged with the murder of a man at Bray boxing club earlier this year.

Bobby Messitt (50), an innocent bystander, was shot dead in the incident on 5 June.

Two other people were ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Man arrested over fatal shooting at Bray Boxing Club

A MAN HAS been arrested by gardaí investigating a shooting at Bray Boxing Club.

Bobby Messitt (50), an innocent bystander, was shot dead in the incident on 5 June. Two other people were injured, including boxing coach Pete Taylor.

A man in his early 30s was arrested late last ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
PHOTOS: Check out these great shots from the Bray Air Display

TENS OF THOUSANDS of people are attending the Bray Air Display today.

The second day of the popular annual event, which is supported by the Irish Aviation Authority, is taking place in Co Wicklow.

The Irish Air Corps and the British RAF Red Arrows are among those taking part, as well ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Boxing club shooting: Bray gardaí believe they lack a vital piece of evidence

GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING THE murder of Bobby Messett at Bray Boxing Club earlier this year are making “slow but steady” progress but believe there is someone out there who has information which could result in the innocent father’s killer being brought to justice.

Gardaí in Bray have ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Two-year-old boy dies after being struck by car in Co Wicklow

A TWO-YEAR-old boy has died after being struck by a car in Bray, Co Wicklow this afternoon.

The incident happened at Silverbridge at 4.30pm.

The boy was fatally injured when he was struck by a car. He was taken to Crumlin Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Efforts to fight Bray Head gorse fire hampered by drones

Updated Jul 13th 2018, 6:05 PM

Source: Iarnród Éireann/Twitter

FIREFIGHTING EFFORTS TO combat a gorse fire in Wicklow have been affected due to members of the public using drones.

Dart services between Bray and Greystones are expected to remain closed for the rest ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Building has begun to turn a vacant Bray site into a shopping centre and 'urban street'

A LONG-AWAITED shopping centre at a vacant site in Bray will be opened in 2020, with a number of outlets already on board to take up tenancy.

The Florentine Centre site in the Wicklow seaside town has been vacant for more than two decades but it has now been confirmed that construction ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
'There's always a glimmer of hope': Family of missing Esra Uyrun make appeal eight years on


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IT IS NOW eight years since mother-of-one Esra Uyrun disappeared. 

The 34-year-old left her home in Clondalkin in Dublin on the morning ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

THE DUN LAOGHAIRE and Wicklow RNLI came to the aid of a paddle boarder in who got into distress just south of Bray Head.

The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 12.03pm this afternoon. The vessel launched at 12.20pm. 

The Coast Guard ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Man charged with attempted murder of Pete Taylor at Bray boxing gym

A 31-YEAR-OLD man facing trial for the murder of Bobby Messett in a shooting at a gym in Bray has been further accused of attempting to murder boxing trainer Pete Taylor.

Gerard Cervi, of no fixed abode but who is from the East Wall area in Dublin, was charged in September over the death ...

2019-07-30 05:31 open_in_new
Man remains in serious condition after Bray shooting

Updated Jan 10th 2019, 12:04 PM

The scene of the shooting in Bray, Co. Wicklow. Source: Sam Boal/

A MAN WHO was shot in Co Wicklow remains in a serious condition in hospital.

The man, believed to be in his late 20s, was shot at St ...

2019-07-24 06:43 open_in_new