Category: Ballyfermot

Country musician Ronnie was an absolute gentleman

Country musician Ronnie was an absolute gentleman

Ballyfermot

TRIBUTES have poured in for country musician and ‘local legend’ Ronnie Kennedy following his passing last week. Country musician Ronnie Kennedy sadly ...

Father punched man who fell and cut his head on bar

Father punched man who fell and cut his head on bar

Ballyfermot

A FATHER-of-five punched a man in a row at a west Dublin pub, causing him to cut his head on the bar ...

Win for pensioners protest on leisure centre charges

Win for pensioners protest on leisure centre charges

Ballyfermot

PENSIONERS have been successful in their efforts to reverse a significant increase in fees to access a leisure centre in Ballyfermot. A ...

Former Eason’s warehouse approved for 282 apartments

Former Eason’s warehouse approved for 282 apartments

Ballyfermot

PLANNING permission has been granted for 282 apartments, on the site of the former Eason’s warehouse, Brickfield House, Brickfield Drive, Dublin 12. ...

Residents object to latest plans for Vincent Byrne site

Residents object to latest plans for Vincent Byrne site

Ballyfermot

PALMERSTOWN residents have objected to the latest proposal to develop an additional 24 units on the old Vincent Byrne site, reports Eoghan ...

Father of five jailed for 10 months for driving without insurance

Father of five jailed for 10 months for driving without insurance

Ballyfermot

A MOTORIST has been jailed for 10 months after repeatedly driving without insurance in “blatant disregard of the law”. Father of five ...

Local Faces: Rose Kearns

Local Faces: Rose Kearns

Ballyfermot

THEY used to be the new club on the block, but after nearly 20 years, numerous awards and a hosting of the ...

Bonanza harvest pays off for charities at community garden

Bonanza harvest pays off for charities at community garden

Ballyfermot

WHAT a year it has been for the harvest at Cherry Orchard Community Garden. A veritable bonanza of delicious vegetables from the ...

Environmental group awarded grant to inspire positive action

Environmental group awarded grant to inspire positive action

Ballyfermot

Dublin 12 environmental group Crumlin Community Cleanup were announced as recipients of the Community Foundation for Ireland’s Circular Economy Grant, offered in ...

‘Yup D12’ art mural project creates a positive connection

‘Yup D12’ art mural project creates a positive connection

Ballyfermot

A positive community connection is the basis of the latest civic art mural to be displayed this week in Drimnagh’s Brickfield Park. ...