Dublin Local News

Mark Hennessy told female relative on secret phone 'I've done something awful' minutes before being shot | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 22, 2018
One theory being explored is he had a secret friendship with Jastine Valdez
House buyers in Dublin paying over €100,000 more to live near Dart and Luas stops | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 22, 2018
New data shows buyers will pay the price to live close to public transport
Gardaí fear Jastine Valdez was random victim; Murder probe as body set to be identified | | May 22, 2018
The development comes as the garda search operation for Ms Valdez yesterday turned to a murder investigation.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fight on Dublin's M50 | | May 22, 2018
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a fight on Dublin's M50 that brought rush hour traffic to a crawl. | May 22, 2018
The proposal was drawn up to avoid a hard Irish border if the EU and UK cannot agree a deal before next year’s withdrawal.
Locals in Enniskerry shocked and saddened after body found in search for Jastine Valdez | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
One local expressed amazement that such a brutal crime could have occurred in the area
Gardai and homeless families face 'Catch 22 scenario' over child protection when presenting to stations | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Earlier this week, a number of families were left in the cold as Dublin's hotels filled with thousands of music fans eager to catch Ed Sheeran and the Rolling Stones
The chilling moment Mark Hennessy bought car used in abduction of Jastine Valdez | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Hennessy was filmed back in September of 2017 on a Facebook live video buying the Nissan Qashqai
Hunt for missing Jastine Valdez continues as gardai re-issue appeal for information | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Mark Hennessy, 40s, was shot and killed during the hunt for missing Jastine
Footage of Mark Hennessy socialising emerges just hours after gardai searching for Jastine Valdez discover body | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
The dad of two from Bray was shot dead by gardai investiagating the abduction of 24-year-old Jastine
Results from vital DNA tests on Ana Kriegel's body due later today | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Detectives believe the results will prove crucial in nailing whoever is responsible for the 14-year-old's death
Purse found in search for missing Jastine Valdez in Rathmichael | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Dad-of-two Mark Hennessy was blasted in the head and arm as he confronted officers with a knife in the Cherrywood area of Dublin – 24 hours after abducting Jastine Valdez
Gardai investigating after five-year-old boy with special needs kicked to the ground in south Dublin | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
The man kicked the child in the back of the knees before running away
Just 10 motorists accused of dodging M50 tolls manage to rack up fines totalling €120,000 | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Penalties ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to the ten drivers
Dublin weather to see cloudy day in the capital as sunshine disappears | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Although it's going to be a cloudy day in the capital, it will still be quite warm
Gardai ask anyone who was in list of Dublin areas on Saturday to contact them over Jastine Valdez disappearance | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Gardai are still appealing to the public for help regarding Jastine Valdez
Body found in search for missing Jastine Valdez in Rathmichael | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | May 21, 2018
Areas including 'the scalp' and a walk on Killiney Hill are cordoned off while a Garda helicopter is combing the area
Martin Callinan tells tribunal he did not order report of complaints against Maurice McCabe | | May 21, 2018
Former garda commissioner Martin Callinan has told the Charleton Tribunal he did not order a report detailing complaints against whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe in 2013, and did not know how it was compiled.
Martin Callinan tells tribunal that allegations against him by TD are false | | May 21, 2018
Former Commissioner Martin Callinan had said that the outrageously serious allegations made against him by Fianna Fail TD John McGuinness are falsehoods.
Video emerges of Mark Hennessy collecting his new Nissan Qashqai | | May 21, 2018
A video has emerged of Mark Hennessy collecting his brand new Qashqai from a garage in Dublin.
Attacker who told victim 'if the cancer doesn't kill you, I will kill you' receives four-year jail term | | May 21, 2018
"I was completely helpless. I could do nothing. I have been through many situations in my life and I thought I was going to die that day.”
Taoiseach: I don't think a six-week-old foetus has the same right to life as my sister | | May 21, 2018
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has explained why he is in favour of a repeal of the Eighth Amendment saying that "abortion in Ireland is already a reality".
Taoiseach: 8th Amendment means we 'export our problems and import our solutions' | | May 21, 2018
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the Eighth Amendment has not worked in terms of preventing abortions.
No arrests made in Ana Kriegal investigation as DNA results due | | May 21, 2018
Gardaí carried out door to door enquiries in west Dublin over the weekend.
Wheelchair-user Patrick Gerard Murphy set to become mayor of Co Cork | | May 21, 2018
The wheelchair-using councillor expected to be elected to the office of mayor in Cork County Council is adamant his disability will not impact greatly on the role.
LoveBoth group reveal #TooFarForMe campaign; SF President asks where were the alternatives | | May 21, 2018
Former Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael John Bruton has said he trusts the Irish people to uphold human rights and maintain the only constitutional protection they have for unborn life.
Over 3.2m people have registered to vote in Eighth Amendment referendum | | May 21, 2018
More than 3.2 million people have registered to vote in Friday's historicEighth Amendment referendum - with more than twice as many new voters expected to be on the list compared to the 2015 marriage equality referendum.
Woman secures safety order against husband of 50 years for verbal and emotional abuse | | May 21, 2018
A Co Clare woman, married more than 50 years to her husband, has secured a Safety Order against the man as a result of suffering continuing verbal and emotional abuse from him in their home.
North voters’ opposition to Brexit increases to 69% | | May 21, 2018
The North would vote more strongly to remain in the EU if there was another Brexit poll, a study suggested.
Kidnap suspect killed in garda standoff but victim is still missing | | May 21, 2018
Gardaí were last night still searching for a woman after they fatally shot her abductor in a stand-off in south Dublin.
'Use it or lose it' - Ireland's Postmasters say public must support An Post | | May 21, 2018
The Irish Postmaster's Union is calling for a long-term commitment that Social Welfare payments will continue to be made through Post Offices.
Pair arrested over 1988 murder of German backpacker | | May 21, 2018
Two men have been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a German backpacker in Northern Ireland 30 years ago.
Gardaí renew appeal to help trace missing 14-year-old from Dublin | | May 21, 2018
Gardaí have renewed an appeal for the public's help in tracing a missing 14-year-old from Dublin.
Jury convicts three men over €2.28m tiger kidnapping case in 2005 | | May 21, 2018
Three men have been convicted of kidnapping a family at gunpoint and carrying out a €2.28 million cash-in-transit van robbery 13 years ago.
Schools must consult with parents on smartphone use in classroom, says Richard Bruton | | May 21, 2018
The Education Minister has told schools they need to consult with parents on smartphone use in the classroom.
Gardaí seize €45,000 of heroin in Dublin | | May 21, 2018
Gardaí in Dublin have seized €45,000 of heroin in two searches in Dublin.
Master of Rotunda restates controversial claim doctors' hands tied by 8th Amendment | | May 21, 2018
The Master of the Rotunda Hospital has said doctors' hands are tied by the Eighth Amendment despite five former chairman of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists refuting similar suggestions as "a serious misrepresentation of the Irish maternal health system."
Shane Ross announces details of independent review into search and rescue operations | | May 21, 2018
A review into search and rescue operations following the Coast Guard Rescue 116 crash will look at any gaps or lack of clarity in the roles, processes, training and resources available.
Student body sets up #VoterMotor campaign to help students get to abortion referendum polling stations | | May 21, 2018
A new campaign has been launched to help students get to the polls for the Eighth Amendment referendum on Friday.
'Hard cases' can be dealt with without full repeal; Harris says 'frightening' women still face legal threat | | May 21, 2018
The government could have dealt with the so called 'hard cases' in the abortion debate without raising the spectre of abortion on demand, according to Sinn Fein's Peadar Toibin.
Minister denied a role in godson’s Confirmation ‘over abortion views’ | | May 21, 2018
A minister of state has claimed that he has been barred from sponsoring his godson at a Confirmation Mass because of his views on abortion.
Irish Prison Service to spend €500k on sports equipment and sports channels for inmates | | May 21, 2018
The Irish Prison Service (IPS) is set to spend around €420,000 on gym and sports equipment for the prisoners serving time across the network here.
Revenue officers seize €60k cash at Cork Airport | | May 21, 2018
Revenue Officers at Cork Airport seized €60,000 in cash when they searched a man travelling to Gdansk in Poland yesterday morning.
'Cruel, violent and unloving' mother who subjected four children to 'horrific catalogue of abuse' walks free | | May 21, 2018
A "cruel, violent, pathetic and unloving" mother who subjected four of her children to “a horrific catalogue of abuse” for years has walked free from court.
Up to 125,000 extra young people have registered to vote | | May 21, 2018
With just five days left until polling day in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment, a youth organisation is predicting that up to 125,000 extra young people have registered to vote.
1 in 5 get a dog to make their homes more secure | | May 21, 2018
One in five Irish homeowners buy or rescue a dog to make their homes more secure.
Transport Minister says sector 'needs radical ideas' | | May 21, 2018
More than 70 industry representatives are meeting at Dublin’s Mansion House for a round-table discussion on the issue.
Karen Bradley vows to pursue best Brexit deal for the North | | May 21, 2018
Karen Bradley has promised to seek the best Brexit deal for Northern Ireland after meetings with businesses there about the Irish border.
Judge imposes suspended jail term for fatal crash after SatNav error on way to Cliffs of Moher | | May 21, 2018
A driver who crashed causing the death of a close friend after he became confused over his SatNav telling him to go the wrong direction near the Cliffs of Moher today walked free from court.
Temperatures could reach mid-20s next weekend | | May 21, 2018
After the rain of Monday morning, the outlook for the rest of the week is far more positive.