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# swords - Saturday 24 November, 2012

FF leader calls for James Reilly's resignation because of a 'pack of lies'
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FF leader calls for James Reilly's resignation because of a 'pack of lies'

Nov 24th 2012, 4:55 PM 9,479 Views 85 Comments

Micheál Martin has said he believes the Health Minister’s position is now untenable in the wake of further revelations about primary care centre locations.

# swords - Monday 8 October, 2012

Road remains closed after fire at Dublin scrapyard
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Road remains closed after fire at Dublin scrapyard

Oct 8th 2012, 2:00 PM 10,591 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene of a fire at a property on the Old Swords Road last night. No one was injured in the incident.

# swords - Sunday 7 October, 2012

James Reilly has misled the Dáil - Opposition
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James Reilly has misled the Dáil - Opposition

Oct 7th 2012, 3:14 PM 7,461 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile, Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has described Reilly as a “reforming minister” and said he is satisfied with Reilly’s explanation about the criteria used for the primary care locations.

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly resign?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly resign?

Oct 7th 2012, 12:30 PM 19,599 Views 149 Comments

He’s hitting the headlines again today… should he stay or should he go?

# swords - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,893 Views 4 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Children’s hospital site for Balbriggan? TDs to stay home to cut costs? Chinese takeaways off menu for athletes?

Missing Swords man Stephen Bebbington located
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# Gardaí

Missing Swords man Stephen Bebbington located

Oct 6th 2012, 9:30 AM 17,159 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí have issued a statement about the reappearance of 42-year-old Stephen Bebbington.

# swords - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Appeal issued over missing Swords man Stephen Bebbington
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Appeal issued over missing Swords man Stephen Bebbington

Oct 4th 2012, 6:37 PM 14,149 Views 8 Comments

The 42-year-old hasn’t been seen since Tuesday afternoon.

# swords - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Reilly insists he had ‘no hand, act or part’ in choice of Balbriggan site
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Reilly insists he had ‘no hand, act or part’ in choice of Balbriggan site

Oct 3rd 2012, 5:10 PM 9,081 Views 81 Comments

The Health Minister faced more questions about the selection of two sites in his constituency for proposed primary care centres in the Dáil this afternoon

Reilly: I'm not a bully, nothing inappropriate over primary care sites
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Reilly: I'm not a bully, nothing inappropriate over primary care sites

Oct 3rd 2012, 12:02 PM 6,193 Views 81 Comments

The Health Minister gave a strong defence of his conduct in relation to the selection of sites for primary care centres, two of which are in his constituency.

# swords - Friday 28 September, 2012

VIDEO: James Reilly explains his decision on primary care centres
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# Primary Care

VIDEO: James Reilly explains his decision on primary care centres

Sep 28th 2012, 8:10 AM 4,057 Views 49 Comments

The Minister for Health seeks to turn the tables – suggesting Róisín Shortall had used strange criteria to rank potential venues.

# swords - Thursday 27 September, 2012

James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes
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James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes

Sep 27th 2012, 9:09 PM 7,673 Views 47 Comments

Explaining the three-part criteria for prioritising locations, Reilly called the process “transparent”.

# swords - Friday 21 September, 2012

Reilly defends decision to consider constituency towns for new health units
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# Primary Care

Reilly defends decision to consider constituency towns for new health units

Sep 21st 2012, 2:11 PM 6,139 Views 60 Comments

James Reilly added Swords and Balbriggan – both in his constituency – to a list of venues being considered for primary care centres.

# swords - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Ambulance cuts "will cause fatalities"
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Ambulance cuts "will cause fatalities"

Aug 28th 2012, 3:53 PM 5,117 Views 13 Comments

Kildare TD says cutbacks in ambulance services that will see night time service curtailed is “a disgrace”.

# swords - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Sad Election Poster Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of The Day

Sad Election Poster Pic of the Day

Aug 11th 2012, 4:07 PM 8,422 Views 14 Comments

No comment.

# swords - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Motorists warned over road closures in Swords on Sunday
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Motorists warned over road closures in Swords on Sunday

Jul 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 5,311 Views 1 Comment

A number of roads in Swords will be closed on a rolling basis from 6am to 12.00 noon due to the Fingal 10k Road Race.

# swords - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Two men in court over separate drug seizures
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Two men in court over separate drug seizures

Jun 16th 2012, 1:29 PM 2,808 Views 0 Comments

Two men were in court this morning, charged in relation to recent raids in Dublin.

# swords - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport
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Plane tyre bursts on landing at Dublin Airport

Jun 12th 2012, 12:26 PM 6,679 Views 12 Comments

The plane had just arrived from the Isle of Man when the incident happened. All 29 passengers were unhurt and disembarked safely.

# swords - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties
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# Where You Live

Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties

Apr 26th 2012, 1:14 PM 44,799 Views 46 Comments

We already knew that there were 4,588,252 people living in Ireland last year – but the latest batch of CSO Census data means that now we literally know where you live.

# swords - Friday 13 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
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# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Apr 13th 2012, 4:54 PM 4,154 Views 3 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Man hospitalised after alleged shooting on farm in north Dublin
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Man hospitalised after alleged shooting on farm in north Dublin

Apr 13th 2012, 12:26 PM 5,194 Views 25 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon on a farm in Kilsallaghan in Swords, north Dublin.

# swords - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Man arrested and two guns seized in Swords
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# Gangs

Man arrested and two guns seized in Swords

Mar 4th 2012, 11:47 AM 3,363 Views 8 Comments

The arrest was made as part of an operation targeting the activities of a north Dublin criminal gang.

# swords - Friday 27 January, 2012

In pictures: the luxurious airplane sitting in Dublin Airport right now
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In pictures: the luxurious airplane sitting in Dublin Airport right now

Jan 27th 2012, 10:44 AM 11,693 Views 46 Comments

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner is in Dublin until this afternoon. The public can’t access the plane – but we have some pics.

# swords - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Man in court over Dublin drug seizure
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Man in court over Dublin drug seizure

Jan 25th 2012, 8:48 AM 1,594 Views 1 Comment

The man in his late 20s was arrested after a search of his van turned up 29kgs of cannabis herb.

# swords - Thursday 12 January, 2012

'Swords question' dominates submissions on Dáil boundary changes
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# Constituencies

'Swords question' dominates submissions on Dáil boundary changes

Jan 12th 2012, 10:21 PM 5,594 Views 31 Comments

Of the 533 submissions published by the Constituency Commission so far, 238 relate to Swords’ placement in Dublin West.

# swords - Monday 12 December, 2011

Fingal residents protest against 'monster' sewage plant
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# Monster Sewage

Fingal residents protest against 'monster' sewage plant

Dec 12th 2011, 10:22 PM 4,990 Views 51 Comments

Hundreds of north Dublin residents tonight demonstrated against a new giant sewage treatment plant which is due to be built in the area.

# swords - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Gugu Sibeko
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Gardaí renew appeal for missing Gugu Sibeko

Nov 17th 2011, 12:40 PM 2,086 Views 8 Comments

The teenager was last seen on Friday, 28 October on the main street in Swords.

# swords - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Appeal for missing teenager Gugu Sibeko
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Appeal for missing teenager Gugu Sibeko

Nov 3rd 2011, 12:58 PM 721 Views 1 Comment

The 15-year-old girl has gone missing for the second time this year.

# swords - Friday 21 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 21st 2011, 7:50 PM 1,249 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

More water supply disruptions in Dublin homes
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More water supply disruptions in Dublin homes

Oct 21st 2011, 1:38 PM 728 Views 7 Comments

A burst of a large water main in Dublin is currently being repaired by engineers but homes will be without water until tomorrow evening.

# swords - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Swords pair held captive in aborted Tiger Kidnapping
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Swords pair held captive in aborted Tiger Kidnapping

Oct 5th 2011, 12:50 PM 1,324 Views 0 Comments

A gang broke into a home in Swords, making a woman go to work at a nearby post office while under duress.

# swords - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Gardaí investigate discovery of man's body in Swords
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Gardaí investigate discovery of man's body in Swords

Aug 20th 2011, 9:09 AM 540 Views 0 Comments

The body of a 39-year-old man was discovered by a relative at a house at Castleview Close in Swords.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Aug 20th 2011, 8:57 AM 2,658 Views 7 Comments

Nine things you need to know: the latest on the murder of two Down women in Turkey, the grim outlook for the Waterford whale, a high-profile defection in Libya, and Simon Cowell’s plans for the afterlife

# swords - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Vehicle takes out Eircom services in Swords
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# Outage

Vehicle takes out Eircom services in Swords

Aug 18th 2011, 3:09 PM 380 Views 2 Comments

Broadband and telephone services have been knocked out in the Swords area today following a road traffic accident. Eircom are on site trying to resolve the problem.

# swords - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Man due in court over serious sexual assault on teen in park
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Man due in court over serious sexual assault on teen in park

Jul 21st 2011, 8:53 AM 1,717 Views 7 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí yesterday following the incident last Saturday.

# swords - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Coroner's court hears garda surprised no prosecution taken over Baiba Saulite death
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# Baiba Saulite

Coroner's court hears garda surprised no prosecution taken over Baiba Saulite death

May 31st 2011, 7:20 PM 881 Views 0 Comments

The detective superintendent told the coroner’s court that gardaí had recommended bringing charges when sending forward the case to the DPP.

# swords - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after daylight sexual assault
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# Sexual Assault

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after daylight sexual assault

May 5th 2011, 10:18 AM 3,132 Views 0 Comments

A female jogger was grabbed as she ran through rthe River Valley park in Swords in north Dublin at around 12.30pm on Monday.

# swords - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Small fire blamed on hot weather at Swords nightclub
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Small fire blamed on hot weather at Swords nightclub

May 3rd 2011, 3:53 PM 1,910 Views 0 Comments

A small blaze on the roof of The Wright Venue at the Airside Retail Park was brought quickly under control.

# swords - Thursday 21 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 21st 2011, 8:05 PM 2,776 Views 0 Comments

Anglo’s new name; Kyrgyz parliament ‘sacrifices’ sheep; and the competition is fierce at the Fireman Olympics. It’s all in today’s Daily Fix…

Controlled explosion carried out on suspicious object in Swords
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Controlled explosion carried out on suspicious object in Swords

Apr 21st 2011, 6:33 PM 2,811 Views 0 Comments

Object was discovered beneath a car and brought to the Swords Garda Station in Dublin.

# swords - Sunday 12 December, 2010

Controlled explosion on device found outside Wright Venue
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Controlled explosion on device found outside Wright Venue

Dec 12th 2010, 2:40 PM 2,489 Views 0 Comments

The army bomb disposal unit is called after a live explosive device is found outside the popular Swords nightspot.