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# swords - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Man dies after motorbike crashes into ditch in Dublin
# Roads
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# Roads

Man dies after motorbike crashes into ditch in Dublin

Jun 19th 2014, 7:37 AM 17,836 Views 4 Comments

The man was brought to Beaumont Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

# swords - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Missing 15-year-old found safe and well
# Dublin
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# Dublin

Missing 15-year-old found safe and well

Apr 17th 2014, 9:31 PM 26,386 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for its assistance.

# swords - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Apr 3rd 2014, 11:33 PM 22,925 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about new taping revelations in the du Plantier murder case, the mass shooting in Texas… and Enda’s chess moves at Ryanair.

Sign on fun slide at new Ryanair offices warns 'no gobshites'
# Gobflights
From The Daily Edge
# Gobflights

Sign on fun slide at new Ryanair offices warns 'no gobshites'

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:26 PM 8,124 Views 4 Comments

Don’t ever change O’Leary.

Ryanair promises 200 jobs as it opens new Dublin campus and launches new website
# Jobswatch
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# Jobswatch

Ryanair promises 200 jobs as it opens new Dublin campus and launches new website

Apr 3rd 2014, 12:34 PM 14,462 Views 99 Comments

The airline say the jobs will be in the areas of technology, software and marketing.

# swords - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Bristol-Myers Squibb to close one facility, 160 to lose jobs
# Job Losses
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# Job Losses

Bristol-Myers Squibb to close one facility, 160 to lose jobs

Mar 6th 2014, 9:56 PM 19,901 Views 31 Comments

The company is to close its Cruiserath facility in Co Dublin.

# swords - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Staff injured as armed men hold up Dublin pharmacy
# Robbery
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# Robbery

Staff injured as armed men hold up Dublin pharmacy

Mar 5th 2014, 8:07 AM 20,348 Views 12 Comments

Staff were closing up the pharmacy when they were approached by two men armed with handguns.

# swords - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Guy uses Kodaline gig to propose to girlfriend
# Love Like This
From The Daily Edge
# Love Like This

Guy uses Kodaline gig to propose to girlfriend

Feb 11th 2014, 1:30 PM 3,548 Views 0 Comments

A Canadian fan popped the question at a Toronto gig.

# swords - Monday 3 February, 2014

New 'Luas on rubber wheels' could cut commute times by almost 40 per cent
# Dublin
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# Dublin

New 'Luas on rubber wheels' could cut commute times by almost 40 per cent

Feb 3rd 2014, 10:55 AM 33,580 Views 102 Comments

Three special ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ routes could be built at a cost of up to €650 million. It’s planned the first will be between the city centre and Swords.

# swords - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Pregnant mother threatened by gang at her home in Swords
# Threatened
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# Threatened

Pregnant mother threatened by gang at her home in Swords

Jan 22nd 2014, 4:05 PM 22,666 Views 34 Comments

The woman was at her home with her two year old son when the break in happened.

# swords - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Dublin supermarket's Butchers in the Buff calendar raises a small fortune for charity
# Nude Deed
From The Daily Edge
# Nude Deed

Dublin supermarket's Butchers in the Buff calendar raises a small fortune for charity

Jan 21st 2014, 3:59 PM 4,079 Views 1 Comment

JC Savage’s in Swords are delighted to have reached their target.

# swords - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Kodaline performed on Jonathan Ross and Twitter went crazy
# Kodaline
From The Daily Edge
# Kodaline

Kodaline performed on Jonathan Ross and Twitter went crazy

Jan 12th 2014, 9:52 AM 4,484 Views 0 Comments

People are, um, pleased with their success.

# swords - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Kodaline play secret charity gig in their hometown of Swords
# Koda-christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Koda-christmas

Kodaline play secret charity gig in their hometown of Swords

Dec 24th 2013, 8:54 AM 1,970 Views 0 Comments

Money went to HHT Ireland, a charity founded in memory of young Swords man.

# swords - Thursday 28 November, 2013

570 job losses at pharmaceutical company in Dublin
# Job Losses
From TheJournal.ie
# Job Losses

570 job losses at pharmaceutical company in Dublin

Nov 28th 2013, 2:51 PM 30,332 Views 75 Comments

The news from MSD follows the announcement of the closure of another plant in Wicklow earlier this year.

# swords - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Man assaulted in Swords baseball bat attack dies in hospital
# Swords Assault
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# Swords Assault

Man assaulted in Swords baseball bat attack dies in hospital

Nov 13th 2013, 11:00 PM 25,429 Views 0 Comments

Taiwo Jamani died in Beaumont Hospital today after he was injured in an incident with baseball bats on 10 October.

# swords - Sunday 13 October, 2013

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?
# Danger
From TheJournal.ie
# Danger

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?

Oct 13th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,601 Views 13 Comments

The Radiological Protection Institute tells us more about the stolen lightning preventers, what they are and when the last time radioactive materials were stolen.

# swords - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Man due in court over Swords baseball bat assault
# Swords Assault
From TheJournal.ie
# Swords Assault

Man due in court over Swords baseball bat assault

Oct 12th 2013, 10:17 AM 6,057 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 30s is due in court this morning in connection with the incident which left a man in hospital with serious head injuries.

# swords - Friday 11 October, 2013

Man to appear in court over Swords assault
# Swords
From TheJournal.ie
# Swords

Man to appear in court over Swords assault

Oct 11th 2013, 9:41 PM 7,737 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have asked anyone who may have videoed an attack in Swords to send the video to them.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
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# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Oct 11th 2013, 4:49 PM 6,242 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# swords - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to Swords assault
# Assault
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# Assault

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to Swords assault

Oct 10th 2013, 6:08 PM 12,291 Views 21 Comments

One man received serious head injuries and another has been arrested after a fight in Swords village.

# swords - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Highly dangerous radioactive material stolen by burglar in Swords
# High Risk
From TheJournal.ie
# High Risk

Highly dangerous radioactive material stolen by burglar in Swords

Oct 2nd 2013, 12:50 PM 28,242 Views 133 Comments

The lightening preventers have a high dose of radiation and people are urged not to touch or approach the rods if found.

# swords - Monday 23 September, 2013

Four due in Swords court over stolen cars
# Court
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# Court

Four due in Swords court over stolen cars

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:47 AM 6,115 Views 0 Comments

Vehicles and car parts were seized on Balbriggan on Friday after a spate of burglaries.

# swords - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Missing 15-year-old girl found safe and well
# Missing
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# Missing

Missing 15-year-old girl found safe and well

Sep 4th 2013, 9:26 PM 18,769 Views 6 Comments

Maggie McDonagh had been missing since she was last seen on Monday evening in Swords, Co. Dublin.

# swords - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Aug 28th 2013, 11:39 PM 13,040 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a female garda receiving serious injuries after her car was rammed and Ryanair being ordered to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.

Female garda seriously injured after teens rammed patrol car
# Swords
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# Swords

Female garda seriously injured after teens rammed patrol car

Aug 28th 2013, 10:20 AM 24,573 Views 141 Comments

Two teens have been arrested and the garda is currently awaiting surgery at Beaumont Hospital.

# swords - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Fire at decomissioned chemical factory in Swords
# Dublin
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin

Fire at decomissioned chemical factory in Swords

Jul 23rd 2013, 5:17 PM 12,126 Views 19 Comments

The factory is located on Watery Lane in Swords, Dublin.

# swords - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic
# Xtra-vision
From TheJournal.ie
# Xtra-vision

Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic

May 7th 2013, 7:01 PM 29,987 Views 66 Comments

There will also be 11 store closures in Northern Ireland, with a further 58 job losses.

# swords - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

One dead, two injured after van and car crash in Swords
# Roads
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# Roads

One dead, two injured after van and car crash in Swords

Apr 24th 2013, 8:19 AM 19,535 Views 5 Comments

The dead man and the two injured parties were injured when the van they were travelling in collided with a car.

# swords - Friday 19 April, 2013

Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts
# Teenage Screams
# Teenage Screams

Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts

Apr 19th 2013, 2:40 PM 3,809 Views 4 Comments

There were a lot of ‘agricultural’ challenges in the 3-0 home loss.

# swords - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive
# Rhino Robbery
From TheJournal.ie
# Rhino Robbery

Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive

Apr 18th 2013, 10:55 AM 12,093 Views 47 Comments

National Museum Archives were raided after midnight by masked men who tied up security man.

# swords - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Gardaí treating death of 22-year-old Latvian man in Swords as 'suspicious'
# Swords
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# Swords

Gardaí treating death of 22-year-old Latvian man in Swords as 'suspicious'

Apr 4th 2013, 6:29 PM 17,616 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí are trying to locate a number of personal items belonging to the man including his driving licence, bank card and mobile phone.

# swords - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Body of man found in Dublin field identified
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# Swords

Body of man found in Dublin field identified

Apr 3rd 2013, 8:22 PM 47,601 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí said they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

Post-mortem to be carried out on body found in field
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Post-mortem to be carried out on body found in field

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:23 AM 9,396 Views 2 Comments

The body of the man in his early 20s was found in Balheary in north county Dublin just before 3pm on Tuesday.

# swords - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Sinéad O'Connor puppet
# Need To Know
From TheJournal.ie
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Sinéad O'Connor puppet

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:48 PM 9,838 Views 11 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Body of young man discovered in Dublin field
# Swords
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# Swords

Body of young man discovered in Dublin field

Apr 2nd 2013, 5:46 PM 32,974 Views 45 Comments

The man is believed to have been in his early 20s.

# swords - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Bernadette O'Connor found safe and well
# Missing
From TheJournal.ie
# Missing

Bernadette O'Connor found safe and well

Mar 19th 2013, 9:45 PM 23,249 Views 48 Comments

The teenager has been located safe and well.

# swords - Monday 11 February, 2013

Disruptions at Dublin and Galway council meetings over property tax
# Household Tax
From TheJournal.ie
# Household Tax

Disruptions at Dublin and Galway council meetings over property tax

Feb 11th 2013, 7:37 PM 7,492 Views 142 Comments

Meetings of South Dublin and Fingal county councils, and of Galway City Council, were interrupted by protestors.

# swords - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Three men arrested moments after armed robbery in Lusk village
# Armed Robbery
From TheJournal.ie
# Armed Robbery

Three men arrested moments after armed robbery in Lusk village

Jan 20th 2013, 9:39 AM 14,319 Views 32 Comments

Three men wearing balaclavas took a large quantity of a cash from a shop in the north Dublin town last night before they were arrested as they tried to leave the premises.

# swords - Monday 7 January, 2013

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?
# THE Rankings
From TheJournal.ie
# THE Rankings

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?

Jan 7th 2013, 4:07 PM 18,299 Views 45 Comments

Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?

# swords - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Swords and Balbriggan added to primary care list night before announcement
# Primary Care
From TheJournal.ie
# Primary Care

Swords and Balbriggan added to primary care list night before announcement

Dec 5th 2012, 2:11 PM 3,565 Views 24 Comments

Documents obtained by Fianna Fáil show the government preparing to announce a list of 33 venues, not 35.