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# Dublin

1st December 2023
Two arrests and €8 million in heroin seized as Gardaí intercept plane at Weston Airport
The airport, which is also a flight school, is located between Lucan and Celbridge.
This week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Man accused of wielding a knife in a supermarket appears before Dublin District Court
The man accused of wielding a knife and threatening a security guard claims it happened over a request to ‘frisk’ a person.
Developer takes legal action over vacant properties allegedly being used for music gigs and raves
The plaintiff claims part of its property is being used as a venue for events including music gigs, raves, Irish language classes, and a herbal workshop.
Latest RTB report shows highest annual hike in new rents since the series began
The annualised rental inflation for new tenancies has again increased and now stands at the highest level since the RTB series began.
Two men hospitalised with serious injuries after stabbing at Cabra funeral
Gardaí confirmed the news tonight.
Garda Commissioner faces questions from TDs after Dublin Riots
Commissioner Drew Harris has been invited to the Oireachtas justice committee today.
Stardust inquest hears how teen was trapped in toilets before being 'surrounded by fire'
David Browne told gardaí at the time he could hear “things crashing on top of us”
Tánaiste says govt giving ‘serious consideration’ to taking action over controversial Legacy Bill
The Bill includes a limited form of immunity from prosecution for Troubles-related offences and will halt future civil cases and legacy inquests.
Justice Minister seeks to reassure parents of Parnell Square school and says gardaí are present
Social Democrats TD Gary Gannon said there was not ‘one garda present on Parnell Square’ today.
The Explainer: Out of control - how did an attack in Dublin lead to riots and looting?
We’re joined by several members of The Journal’s newsroom to examine how Thursday unfolded, and to discuss the political and social fallout of the events.
Prosecutors granted two months to prepare for trial of man accused of flying drone at Dublin Airport
It is alleged that Eric Brills (50) unlawfully interfered with the operation of air navigation facilities at Dublin Airport by operating a drone in the 300-metre critical area.
Luas services between The Point and Smithfield stopped after collision between car and tram
No injuries have been reported.
Ben Dunne a ‘good, decent, generous, loving Irish man’, mourners told
Mary Lou McDonald and Larry Goodman as well as hundreds of others attended the funeral.
Emergency services attend seven-vehicle collision on M50
Gardaí said they have not received reports of any injuries.
Close to €1 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin and Cavan
Searches were carried out in the past few days and led to two arrests.
Dublin Marathon start and end points will 'preferably' include the city centre
Discussions on next year’s route have begun and it’s hoped a ‘positive solution’ will be announced in early 2024.
Dublin Marathon start and end points will 'preferably' include the city centre, organisers say
Discussions on next year’s route have begun and it’s hoped a ‘positive solution’ will be announced in early 2024.
Commissioner expressed 'dissatisfaction' over GRA appearance on Prime Time on Thursday
The incident happened during a meeting between garda representative groups and Drew Harris this weekend.
'Hate has no place in Dublin': Workers gather in city centre in show of solidarity following riots last week
The rally was organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
Gardaí investigating after seat on a Dublin bus catches fire last night
Flames and smoke were seen inside the upper deck of the parked vehicle.
Props from notable Irish movies and TV shows up for auction in Dublin
Props from Michael Collins, Banshees of Inisherin, Father Ted and Normal People are up for grabs
Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Six-year-old girl discharged from hospital following stabbing incident in Dublin
Another girl remains in CHI Temple Street Hospital, where she is being treated for serious injuries.
Diabetic man acquitted of dangerous driving causing a fatal car accident on the M50
Jacqueline Griffin (39) died of catastrophic head injuries after her car was forced into crash barriers on 24 January, 2019.
Dublin riots: How a mob in the capital turned to looting, arson and calls to kill
Dublin city centre was largely shut down last night as rioters attacked gardaí, looted shops and set vehicles on fire.
What exactly happened in Dublin city and how did the situation escalate so quickly?
To understand that, we need to explore what has been happening online in terms of anti-immigration rhetoric
As is often the case with a breaking news story, many rumours gained traction yesterday before the truth had time to emerge
As it happened: Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
Schools close early and clinics cancelled at Temple Street amid fears of unrest in central Dublin
Five-year-old girl in critical condition following stabbing incident in Dublin yesterday
Gardaí said a woman in her 30s remains in a serious condition, while a six-year-old girl is still receiving treatment for less serious injuries.
'We're better than this': Taoiseach Leo Varadkar condemns violence in Dublin
“Those involved brought shame on Dublin, brought shame on Ireland.”
Gardaí from across country arrive to back up colleagues in Dublin city centre
Senior garda officers sent out urgent calls for help from the region to assist their colleagues in Dublin.
Condemnation of Dublin riots as gardaí investigate earlier stabbing outside school
Investigators are satisfied there was no terror-related motive for the attack outside the school.
Rioting has broken out in Dublin City centre, with Garda Commissioner Drew Harris condemning the 'lunatic hooligan faction' which has set fire on buses and Luas carriages, looted shops and smashed and burned garda cars.
The riots come after five people, including three young children, were hospitalised after a stabbing outside a school on Parnell Street this afternoon.
'It was pure instinct': Brazilian Deliveroo driver tells of moment he stopped Parnell Street attacker
The 43-year-old dad of two saw the incident unfolding, got off his bike, and used his helmet to stop the attack.
Caio Benicio talks to The Journal reporter Eimer McAuley about the horrific incident.
The 43-year-old Brazilian says he is praying for the young girl who is in a serious condition in hospital.
"It looks like they hate immigrants. Well I am an immigrant, and I did what I could to try and save that little girl," he said when asked about tonight's riots.
Five people hospitalised, including three children, in suspected stabbing outside school in Dublin
Two of the injured – a woman (30s) and a girl (5) – have sustained serious injuries.
Three men arrested after armed robbery in Dublin post office
Three people entered the post office this afternoon with a sledgehammer and what is understood to have been an imitation firearm.
Christmas ceremonies around Dublin get underway this weekend
Dublin City Council listed its tree-lighting ceremonies this year.
Gardaí investigating after woman hospitalised for gunshot injury in Dublin last night
The incident took place at approximately 10.10pm last night.
Man arrested as part of romance fraud investigation that has identified 15 potential victims
The investigation has so far identified 15 potential victims, who have been collectively defrauded of over €275,000.
Man goes on trial for allegedly sexually assaulting six young men in the 1990s
The man was in his 30s at the time of the alleged offences, while the complainants were then aged between 17 and 24.
575 people apply for 13 new cost-rental homes in Swords in just three days
The 13 three-bedroom houses will cost €1,654 per month to rent.
Driver who knocked down and killed child (7) had previously caused death of pedestrian
Carl Scully was jailed for 18 months and disqualified from driving for 10 years.
Dublin man who raped teenage girl in GAA club grounds jailed for five years
An investigating garda said that the victim was friends with the man’s sibling.
Man previously imprisoned for raping 10-year-old girl admits sexually assaulting her aunt 20 years ago
The Dublin man was today sentenced to four years’ imprisonment consecutive to the sentence he is already serving.
Bridge close to Croke Park renamed to commemorate events of Bloody Sunday in 1920
Fourteen people died in the Bloody Sunday shooting in Croke Park, including three children and Tipperary player Michael Hogan.