'I can't get a job with my Finglas accent' - Connected's Elayne Harrington aka ... - Irish Independent
'I can't get a job with my Finglas accent' - Connected's Elayne Harrington aka ...
"I live in D8 but I haven't shed my roots but the reason why my accent changes is because you can't get a job if you sound like you're from Finglas." The 26-year-old is known for her activism and was one of 20 arrested following protests during the ...
Mairead Farrell: 'I'm from the posh part of Finglas'
Mairead's la-di-da status as an alleged young Lady Muck of the Northside was even joked about in St Brigid's, the primary school she went to on the Old Finglas Road in Glasnevin. Looking back, she remembers being told at school, "Oh, you're from the ...
Schoolboy fighting for his life after horror fall from bridge onto busy road ...
A schoolboy is fighting for his life after he fell from a bridge this afternoon. The 14-year-old fell from the flyover at Finglas village in Dublin onto the N2 northbound as he returned from school at 4pm. The young boy was brought to Temple Street ...
Gardaí investigate after boy (14) seriously injured in fall from bridge
Man dies after being stabbed in Dublin over suspected €100 drugs debt
The victim, understood to be from Finglas, was stabbed multiple times in an altercation at an apartment block in Larch Hill, Santry, north Dublin at about 3pm . Another man in his early 20s, also from the Finglas area, was later arrested not far from ...
Soccer fan stabbed to death over €100 debt hours after booking trip to crunch ...
Dad (29) stabbed as killers fled scene laughing
Man charged with murder of father (29) in north Dublin
Swim the M50!
The Council will have spent €3.5m upgrading its facilities by the end of the year, with the centres in Irishtown, Ballymun, Ballyfermot, Finglas, and Markievcz on Townsend Street in the city centre all seeing the benefit, including the reopening of ...
The art of design: Artist John Graham's newly renovated home
From Finglas originally, John says he came late to art. After taking night classes in his mid 20s, he realised he wanted to pursue it as a profession and enrolled in NCAD. "I did fine art and realized that print-making gripped my imagination and I ...
Video: Watch the shocking moment mayhem erupts on a Dublin housing estate ...
This is the moment a housing estate descended into chaos as gardai arrived to confiscate two horses. Several units of the gardai swooped on the Cappagh Green area of Finglas, north Dublin, at 4pm on Tuesday afternoon. Three men and one woman were ...
Owners trying to get confiscated shetland ponies back from Dublin council
Save our special needs club, say parents of teens
Parents said it was indicated that the centre was intended for Finglas residents and only four or five club members of the 16 members were from Finglas. But a strong response from desperate parents appears to have resulted in a deferral of moves to ...
Prime suspect in fatal shooting was killed later, inquest told
Colm Owens (34), a father of one, from Dunsoughly Avenue in Finglas, Dublin 11, was shot dead at the Corn Store shop in the Grove Industrial Estate, Finglas, on July 9th, 2010. He was killed instantly when the gunman fired bullets into his head and heart.
Gang hit survivor 'Mole' locked up in an English prison
Finglas man Anthony 'The Mole' McDonagh (48) was picked up by English police and is in the closing stages of a short sentence imposed on him for a number of "historical crimes" according to senior sources. It is understood that special arrangements had ...