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# Dublin

Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Finglas shooting: Gardaí trawling CCTV as investigators probe gangland dispute theory
The dead man, named locally as Brandon Ledwidge, 23, was shot dead in the garden of his home at Barry Drive, Finglas on Saturday evening.
Man arrested as woman stabbed in 'random' attack near Grafton Street
The incident on Chatham Street involved a woman in her late 60s and saw a lone attacker stab her at 9.30pm on Thursday.
The brilliant Clifford and Mannion scoring highlight reels from Sunday's club action
Clifford hit 0-12 in the Kerry intermediate final and Mannion bagged 0-5 in the Leinster senior semi-final.
Last month
November 2023
Man (20s) killed in shooting in Finglas, north Dublin
The shooting is understood to have been drugs-related.
Iranian diplomat in Dublin denies Iran is involved in 'proxy war' in Middle East
Dr Kazem Sharif Kazemi is Charge d’Affaire of the Iranian Embassy and he spoke about the alleged proxy wars in the Middle East and human rights.
Over four million cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin yesterday
The cigarettes have an estimated value of €3.4 million.
Family of Irish-Israeli girl believed to be captured by Hamas remain positive on her birthday
A birthday gathering for Emily Hand was held at St Stephen’s Green in Dublin.
Service users 'devastated' amid plan to shut down 'vital' addiction support service in Dublin
Employees at Neart le Chéile in Clondalkin have been told the centre will close down at the end of next month.
TCD seeks public’s help in renaming library previously named after George Berkeley
Trinity removed Berkeley’s name from the central library earlier this year due to his slave-trade connections.
A potent synthetic opioid was found in the heroin that caused overdoses, but what are nitazenes?
Fifty-seven people have overdosed in Dublin city since last Thursday.
United Nations humanitarian official: Situation in Gaza 'worst we've ever seen'
Ramesh Rajasingham, Head of UNOCHA is in Dublin to meet Irish officials and meet politicians – the agency needs €1.1 billion in aid for Gaza.
Grandfather jailed for 12 months for the sexual assault of his granddaughter seven years ago
The man sexually assaulted his granddaughter while babysitting her in 2016.
Man who claimed partner stabbed herself found guilty of manslaughter, cleared of murder charge
The jury took over 13 hours to deliberate.
‘Our bodies hurt from crying’ say family of Irish-Israeli girl feared kidnapped
The Taoiseach met with the family and assured them that the government will try to help secure Emily’s release.
Pro-Palestine rallies held in Dublin and Cork as Israeli bombardment and siege of Gaza continues
People made their way through the streets of the city centre chanting “ceasefire now”.
Ambassador was 'horrified' that Gaza would be 'flattened' as she watched 7 October attacks
A report by
Niall O'Connor
Dr Jilan Abdalmajid spoke to The Journal about the Hamas-Israel conflict.
Former swim coach to be sentenced for recording girls changing in swimming pool
An ex-swimming coach set up camera in a swimming pool in Dublin to record young girls changing.
Mouldy milkshakes and waste water in kitchens: Four food businesses closed in October
The FSAI detailed the reasons for their closure orders last month in individual reports.
HSE issues warning after cluster of heroin overdoses in Dublin city today
It’s understood there were around 13 overdoses in the Dublin region this morning.
Inquest hears man prevented from trying to rescue his drowning father due to sea conditions
The 42 year old died ten days after he got into difficulty while swimming at the North Beach in Balbriggan.
Man arrested following alleged assault of a woman on a Luas over Halloween weekend
Gardaí have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the alleged assault on board the Luas between Jervis Street and Heuston Station.
Stardust survivor says husband died in the blaze hours after celebrating daughter's first birthday
Christina Smyth said she last saw her husband sitting at their table minding the coats while she on the dancefloor
Confusion over Palestinian and peace flag votes at Dublin City Council
The Independent Group put forth the emergency motion as a ‘sign of solidarity’ but it failed to reach a majority.
Cyclist dies after collision with a truck in Dublin today, gardaí appealing for witnesses
The incident took place on the Dolphin’s Barn Bridge in Dublin at 12.30pm today.
Two young men narrowly avoid life sentences for 'vicious' attack on teenager
The victim was stabbed 14 times in a premeditated attack in 2021.
Pro-Palestine demonstrations held in cities across Europe today
The most common message from all of these demonstrations has been a call for a ceasefire.
Man (23) charged over fatal hit-and-run in Phibsborough last month
The man appeared in court this afternoon.
WeWork ‘committed to Irish market’ despite plans to close some offices around the world
In September, the company’s CEO announced plans to ‘exit unfit and underperforming locations’.
Green light for development of 607 apartments in west Dublin
South Dublin County Council did not receive a single objection against the €240 million apartment scheme.
WeWork planning to file for bankruptcy to restructure debts, according to reports
In August, the company said there was “substantial doubt” over its ability to stay in business.
October 2023
Rain set to continue in Newry overnight following 'biblical' flooding that 'devastated' businesses
The PSNI advised the public to avoid the city today after flooding left roads in hazardous conditions.
'Chandler is going to live for ever': Dublin fans pay tribute to Matthew Perry
The death of the former Friends star was announced earlier today.
Major pro-Palestinian protests take place across UK and Ireland
Over 100,000 people took part in a rally in London City Centre.
National Archives building closed to the public until next week due to damage caused by a leak
The leak was first detected early this morning and the emergency control plans were activated immediately.
Dublin woman extradited from South Africa to stand trial for double murder of two friends
Ruth Lawrence is accused of the murder of two friends who were found in plastic sheeting on Inchicup Island in 2014.
Dublin City Council to appoint 'Storyteller in Residence' with aim of 'inspiring young readers'
It’s hoped to provide opportunities for parents and children to enjoy reading together.
Gun seized and man in his 70s arrested after search in Saggart
Gardaí said the man was recently released from custody.
Inside Ireland's armed garda units: How criminal feuds and global training changed the gardaí
A report by
Niall O'Connor
The Journal recently met three senior members of the garda Special Tactics and Operations Command – the unit that manages specialist firearms response.
Thousands march in Palestinian solidarity demonstration in Dublin
Organisers called for an “immediate ceasefire” in Gaza.
Man jailed for six years for armed robbery of a Lidl in Dublin
The man, who plead guilty, discharged a handgun into the ceiling of a Lidl in Dublin.