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Gardaí wish to seek the public's help in locating the whereabouts of 17-year-old Kalem Murphy.

He was last seen in Lucan, Co. Dublin on Thursday, August 16th at 7:20pm.

Kalem is described as 5' 10" and of slim build with blonde hair.

The missing teen was last seen wearing white jeans with cuts in the knees, a blue t-shirt, a cream jacket, and burgundy runners.

Please be vigilant for anyone that fits this description.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lucan Garda Station on 01-666-7300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.



Gardaí in Lucan are appealing for information following the serious assault of a 17-year-old man at Rowlagh Gardens, Dublin 22 in the early hours of Monday, 2nd July, 2018. 

It is understood the youth sustained head injuries during an altercation involving a number of people on the street outside a house at Rowlagh Gardens at approximately 1am. 

Following the altercation, the teenager returned home only for his condition to worsen.

Emergency services were contacted and he was taken by ambulance to hospital. He is currently in Beaumont hospital where his condition is understood to be serious.

Gardaí have commenced an investigation and are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

They are appealing, in particular, to anyone who may have witnessed anything at Rowlagh Gardens between 1am and 2am.

If you have any information, you can contact the incident room at Lucan Garda Station on (01) 6667300 or the Garda Confidential line 1800 666 111. 



Investigations are continuing this morning after the discovery of a loaded sub-machine gun in Lucan, west Dublin.

Gardaí have arrested a 20-year-old man and he is being questioned at Ronanstown Garda Station, were he can be held for up to 72 hours.

Additional ammunition was also found in the Balgaddy area of Lucan on Sunday evening.

The raid was carried out by detectives from the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau as part of an operation targeting serious criminal activity.

Investigations are ongoing. 



One man has reportedly been arrested following a series of criminal incidents in West Dublin this afternoon.

According to Independent.ie, the suspect, who was armed with a knife, carried out an attempted attack on a doctor in the Hillcrest area of Lucan shortly before 1pm.

Sources say the man then ran from the scene before trying to hijack a car with passengers still inside.

Armed gardaí were called to the scene and the man was arrested at approximately 1.30pm.



An investigation has been launched after a Parcel Motel depot in Lucan was raid by thieves.

The incident happened at the facility on the Newcastle Road at around 2am on Monday morning.

The Parcel Motel service allows customers to have their online purchases brought to a designated depot should they not be available at the time the delivery is due to arrive.

Various purchases were stolen after thieves forced open a number of compartments, though exact figures are not yet known.

Customers using the Adamstown depot at the Maxol Service station have been re-directed to the Lucan facility located at Texaco on the N4.

Any customers who had parcels stored at the location have been advised to email the company directly at support@parcelmotel.com

A spokesperson for the company said: “For any customers wishing to send a parcel, your label is valid at any other Parcel Motel location in the country.”

“When our Adamstown location is back up and running, we will advise customers to let them know.”

“Apologies for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.”

Garda investigations are ongoing.


Gardaí have issued an appeal after more then 50 televisions were stolen from a shop in Lucan Retail Park.

According to The Irish Times, at around 1.50am last Thursday morning, a number of suspects broke into the Co. Dublin retail park store and proceeded to steal 50 TVs, as well as a safe filled with cash.

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Gardaí are now calling for witnesses to come forward and ask that if you were in the area between 1.30am and 3.30am, to make yourself known.

They noted that the van used in the robbery had a number of ladders tied to the roof, which may spark a witness's memory.

Gardaí in Lucan Garda Station are conducting the investigation, and have also asked the public to get in touch if they see any TVs for sale in the area.

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“During the course of this burglary a number of TV’s were taken and we would again ask the public to contact gardaí if they have any information or are offered a TV for sale," a Garda spokeswoman said.

You can contact Lucan Garda Station on 01-6667300.