On This Day 1980: Ballyfermot's Joan Doran becomes first female CIE bus driver

On This Day 1980: Ballyfermot's Joan Doran becomes first female CIE bus driver

Joan Doran from Ballyfermot was the first woman to drive a CIE Bus for a living.

On one o...

"Joe was more than a school caretaker - he was our friend"

"Joe was more than a school caretaker - he was our friend"

By Maurice Garvey

STUDENTS and staff at a Ballyfermot school...

Elderly pensioner pelted with eggs by gang of aggressive youths

Elderly pensioner pelted with eggs by gang of aggressive youths

By Maurice Garvey

GANGS of aggressive youths are causing maj...

Distressed horse rescued from canal near Cherry Orchard

Distressed horse rescued from canal near Cherry Orchard

Unis from Dublin Fire Brigade and a special Swiftwater Rescue Team (SRT) have rescued a distresse...

Mural magic brightens up Familibase building

Mural magic brightens up Familibase building

By Niamh Swaine

THE Cherry Orchard area is becoming more col...

New plans for Ballyfermot Road

New plans for Ballyfermot Road

RESIDENTS are invited to attend a draft plan by Dublin City Council, which is proposing many chan...

Destruction of CCTV cameras in Cherry Orchard was a blatant two fingers to authorities

Destruction of CCTV cameras in Cherry Orchard was a blatant two fingers to authorities

By Maurice Garvey

THE destruction of a CCTV camera pole in C...

On This Day in 1984: Ballyfermot residents fight water charges

On This Day in 1984: Ballyfermot residents fight water charges

Some may think water charges are a new thing in Ireland, but attempts in the 80s and 90s were mad...

Criminals blamed for ramming stolen truck into security cameras in  Ballyfermot

Criminals blamed for ramming stolen truck into security cameras in Ballyfermot

A Garda investigation is underway in Ballyfermot after a stolen truck was used in an attempt to d...

Ballyfermot sees biggest slump in burglaries

Ballyfermot sees biggest slump in burglaries

By Maurice Garvey

HOMEOWNERS are urged not to get complacent...

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