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Man arrested over Centra looting during Storm Emma pushed trollies at gardaí as he tried to escape, court hears

A MAN ARRESTED following the looting of a Centra during Storm Emma last year threw trollies in the path of gardaí as they pursued him through the shop, a court has heard.

John Doyle (38), who has 111 previous convictions, had only been in the shop for one minute and 30 seconds before ...

2019-08-17 03:58 open_in_new
Teenager pleads guilty to repeatedly slamming door into girl's head

A DUBLIN TEENAGER who repeatedly slammed a door into a girl’s head and set fire to her hair will be sentenced later for this and for assaulting a passerby with a broken bottle.

A witness told gardaí that Dylan Lynch (18) told him to take a video of the door banging the teenage girl’s ...

2019-08-17 03:58 open_in_new
Second man charged over fatal shooting of Alan O'Neill in 2015

A MAN HAS been charged in relation to the murder of another man in Tallaght four years ago.

Gardaí are charging the man (20s) in relation to the fatal shooting of Alan O’Neill (35) at Kiltalown Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24 on the 27th May 2015.

The man is due to appear ...

2019-07-31 11:55 open_in_new
'Save our park': Tallaght locals protest against plans for apartment block

 A GROUP OF locals who help maintain a Green Flag winning park in Tallaght is campaigning against the building of apartments they say will hurt their efforts in the community.

The plans are for an area attached to Sean Walsh Park and would see a total of 81 new one or ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Two Dubliners to be sentenced to life in prison over murder of man killed on his way to drug deal

TWO DUBLINERS ARE will be sentenced to life in prison for murdering the cousin of one, whose body was found with 20 stab wounds on a roadside in the south of the county.

Stephen Tynan, 41, of Deerpark Lodge, Kiltipper, Tallaght, and Raymond Fitzgerald, 37, of Knockmore Grove, Killinarden, ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
16-year-old girl missing from Dublin found safe and well

GARDAÍ HAVE THANKED the public for their help in locating missing 16-year-old Donna Marie Maughnan. 

The teenager went missing after leaving her home last Saturday. 

Gardaí issued an update this afternoon to say that she had been found safe and well last night. 


2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Two men missing from Tallaght located safe and well

Updated 27 February 

TWO MEN WHO were missing from Tallaght in Dublin since early February have been located. 

An appeal to find Anthony Keegan (47) and Noel Leeson (34) was issued by gardaí on 16 February. At that stage, the men had last been seen on 3 ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Luas Red Line reopens following death of woman in Tallaght

Updated Feb 14th 2019, 4:03 PM

THE LUAS RED Line has reopened following the death of a woman who was struck by a Luas tram this morning.

Gardaí are investigating the incident, which occurred between the Cookstown and Tallaght Hospital Luas stops at approximately 10am.

Luas ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Former UFC fighter Paddy Holohan is going into politics and admits he's 'no expert'

FORMER UFC FIGHTER Paddy Holohan is leaving the octagon to enter the political ring as a Sinn Féin candidate in the upcoming local elections.

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter confirmed his candidacy this afternoon, admitting that he is “no expert” in the world of ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Missing 16-year-old girl found safe and well

Updated 7.30am 06/02/19

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have located 16-year-old Jessica Reid.

She had been missing from her home in Tallaght since yesterday. 

Gardaí thanked everyone who assisted in the appeal to help locate her. 

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
€7.5k found in a woman's boot was the proceeds of crime, High Court rules

THE HIGH COURT has deemed €10,700 in cash found in a ladies knee-high boot and in a man’s jacket by gardaí during the search of a house in south Dublin are the proceeds of crime.

The Criminal Assets Bureau claimed that the money was found in the home of Lisa Moore and her partner ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital

A MAN HAS been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a hospital in Dublin last month.

A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted at the hospital, which cannot be named for legal reasons, on 26 December.

The man, aged in his late 40s, was arrested earlier today. He ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Missing teenager found safe and well

A TEENAGER WHO was missing from Dublin has been located safe and well. 

Zoe Hitchcock (16) is from Dublin 1 and was last seen in Dublin City Centre on Christmas Day.

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance in locating Zoe. 

With reporting by Hayley ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
'It was either him or me': Murder accused tells court victim came at him with a knife

A MAN ACCUSED of stabbing his partner’s lover to death after catching her cheating told gardaí that the deceased came at him with a knife and, “it was either him or me that was getting stabbed,” a murder trial has heard.

Keith Connorton (40) said he managed to turn the knife around ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Dublin community 'shocked' after money stolen from church collectors at knifepoint

A SOUTH DUBLIN community is “appalled” and “in shock” after money was stolen from two church collectors at knife point in the grounds of a Tallaght church, with one of the men being slashed in the arm.

Gardaí confirmed that they were investigating the theft of a sum of money and ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new
Man (22) found guilty of murdering Alan O'Neill

A 22-YEAR-OLD will be sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of murdering a man by shooting him dead in front of his partner on the driveway of their home.

The jury of six men and six women took six hours and nineteen minutes to reach a majority verdict of eleven to one on ...

2019-07-30 05:28 open_in_new