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  • Car thief abandons stolen vehicle and escapes on foot

    Author Maurice Garvey

    A JOYRIDER forced an elderly couple off the road and crashed a stolen vehicle into the back of a van before escaping on foot.

    The dramatic high-speed chase unfolded in Ballyfermot on Monday, shortly before noon.

    Gardaí pursued the suspect from the Clifden Road area towards Ballyfermot Road – with back-up from a garda helicopter in an effort to apprehend the individual.

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  • Family gets €400,000 in ‘flesh-eating’ case

    Author Mary Carolan

    A family who sued over the death of a woman at Tallaght Hospital after being diagnosed with a serious flesh-eating bacterial infection following a bowel procedure have settled their action for some €400,000.

    The settlement was made at the High Court without admission of liability.

    Shirley Ann Plunkett (42) was diagnosed with necrotising fasciitis, a rare bacterial skin infection, the day before she died at the hospital on March 10, 2011.

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  • Free parking proposal gets thumbs down from council

    Author Maurice Garvey

    A PROPOSAL to suspend parking charges in Lucan Village in the lead-up to Christmas, was rejected by South Dublin County Council this week.

    Fianna Fáil Councillor Ed O’Brien, put forward a motion at the Lucan ACM on Tuesday, calling for the suspension of parking charges in the village for the month of December to encourage footfall in village during the Christmas period.

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  • Green light for Citywest village

    Author Laura Lyne

    A DEVELOPMENT that includes almost 400 houses and apartments for a site located in Citywest has been granted permission by South Dublin County Council.

    The site is located adjacent to Ard Mor and at the roundabout of Citywest Shopping Centre and covers an area of 12.45 hectares.

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