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Cllr Noeleen Reilly (Independent), said the redevelopment plan that could lead to as many as 2,200 new homes near Finglas village (above) was an “excellent” proposal with “huge opportunities” for the village, “which has been dying on its knees for many years”. File photograph: Google Street View

Dublin City Councillors have voted for a change in zoning that could lead to as many as 2,200 new homes being built on a 100-acre site in Finglas, nor(...)

The PSNI seized a ‘significant’ quantity of cannabis, suspected class A controlled drugs and drugs paraphernalia. Photograph: PSNI

Eight men and one woman have been arrested as part of a cross-Border operation targeting drug dealing linked to paramilitary group the INLA. The susp(...)

The seizure was made when as part of ongoing investigations targeting people suspected to be involved in organised crime.

Two men, both aged in their 30s, have been arrested following the seizure of cannabis worth an estimated €1.35 million in Co Meath. They are being he(...)

The nature table that once held pride of place in every primary school has been uprooted in recent years  – but many are reintroducing it back into its educational habitat. Photograph: iStock

While wellbeing is the new buzzword in the school curriculum, many educators feel the key to positive mental health is something which has been with u(...)

  Ann O’Carroll (1952-2021)

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Drug crime in the regions is increasing at a significant rate. File photograph: Reuters

The value of drugs seized so far this year has increased fourfold and cash confiscated from gangs has doubled as the narcotics trade booms during the (...)

A walk-in test centre in Dublin. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

One additional death and 408 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC). It takes the number of de(...)

A total of 23,285 drug crimes were recorded last year, an increase of 9%  to a level only previously seen in 2008.  Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s drugs trade is experiencing a boom, with new figures showing that recorded drug crime last year surged to levels not seen since the Celtic T(...)

Five people jailed over their roles in an IRA “inquiry” of suspected informants carried out at a house in Dublin have lost their Supreme Court appeals(...)

The funeral cortege of Jennie Poole, makes its way through Finglas, to St. Canice’s Church. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The funeral of a young mother of two, who was killed in her home in north Dublin earlier this month, has heard her “life was cut short but her memory (...)

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