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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Acid Attack

This year
Man who threw acid in woman's face and set fire to her home jailed for 11 and a half years
Mr Justice Michael McGrath described the incident as a ‘sustained, vicious, prolonged and frightening assault’.
Last year
Man arrested following suspected acid attack outside Belfast shop
The incident happened around 2.45pm yesterday.
All time
'I keep to myself more than in the past': Teenagers attacked with acid discuss impact on their lives
One of the victim’s mother said the incident had changed her son.
Waterford teenager says he 'can’t describe' pain of chemical attack but adds his sight is returning
Tega Agberhiere has thanked people for their kind messages.
'He was in so much pain': Teenager moved to Cork hospital for treatment after chemical attack
Tega Agberhiere was one of three teenage boys attacked with a chemical in Waterford last Thursday.
Man who acted as lookout while gang sprayed acid on shopkeeper's face in UK jailed for ten years
Peter Brown waited outside the shop as four other men carried out the attack.
Lithuanian gang member 'unaccounted for' after CAB raids Dublin homes and seizes electronic devices
The gang is suspected of carrying out an acid attack on a serving drugs garda.
Garda injured in acid attack was tracked as he left Dublin garda station to return home after shift
The incident may have been captured on CCTV.
Five charged in UK over acid attack on three-year-old boy
The boy has been released from hospital but the implications of his injuries are unknown.
Three men arrested after suspected acid attack on three-year-old boy in the UK
The three men were arrested in London after the attack at a shop in Worcester.
3-year-old boy seriously injured in suspected acid attack in England
Police are looking to speak with three men in relation to the incident.
Gardaí received intelligence that officer was under threat weeks before attack
An investigation into the attack is ongoing.
Revealed: The human trafficking heroin gang behind an acid attack on a drugs garda
Gardaí have been investigating this gang for a number of years.
Garda having his home fortified with CCTV and toughened glass following acid attack
The garda has a young family.
Drugs unit garda suffers acid attack at hands of heroin gang he's investigating
The officer received minor injuries to his face and hand at the start of last month and gang members separately turned up outside his child’s school.
London man jailed for 16 years over acid attack that melted victims' skin and clothes
Both victims suffered extensive burns to their faces and bodies and have required plastic surgery.
Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison
He will be sentenced in relation to the prohibited item on a later date.
Two London men who sprayed corrosive fluid in the face of two women get 28 years in jail
The men were part of a gang who robbed a store earlier this year.
Woman left seriously injured after acid poured over her face and hands in South Dublin
The attack happened shortly after 10pm on Friday night.
London man pleads guilty to acid attack that melted victims' skin and clothes
Both victims suffered extensive burns to their faces and bodies and have required plastic surgery.
Teenager (16) arrested after acid attack leaves delivery driver 'fighting for his life'
The man is in a critical condition in hospital after the incident. He may lose his sight in both eyes.
Teen arrested after London acid attack leaves fast-food delivery driver fighting for his life
He remains in hospital in a life-threatening condition and is likely to lose the sight in both eyes.
'It had a devastating impact': Two jailed for acid attack outside London grocery store
One of the victims lost 20% of his vision as a result of his injuries.
Appeal for witnesses after London delivery driver sprayed with acid
The victim was attacked through the window of his car.
Here's what to do if you witness an acid attack
Removing contaminated clothing and washing off the acid with copious amounts of water can minimise scarring and need for surgical reconstruction.
Two men attacked with 'noxious substance' in London this evening
Both men have been taken to hospital for treatment.
'I was just screaming... It felt like someone threw fire in my face': Acid attack victim
Delivery driver Jabed Hussain (32) was one of five people attacked with acid in London on Thursday.
Two teenage boys arrested after acid thrown in the faces of five people across east London
The attacks took place over the course of about an hour.
Man charged over acid attack on 21-year-old woman and her cousin
A man threw acid through their car window as they sat in traffic in Newham.
Acid attack suspect hands himself in to police in east London
Jameel Muhktar and Resham Khan were left with life-changing injuries following the attack.
'If this was a white person .. It'd be all over the news': Muslim acid attack victim speaks out
The pair were attacked with acid while sitting in their car.
Reality star whose boyfriend was arrested for acid attack confirms she is pregnant
Ferne McCann said she does not wish to discuss her now-ex boyfriend.
Boyfriend of reality TV star arrested over acid attack in London nightclub
The incident left two people partially blinded and others disfigured.
Police hunting boyfriend of reality star in connection with London nightclub acid attack
Last night police said that they wanted to speak to 25-year-old Arthur Collins in connection with the attack.
Two years after having her face doused in acid, survivor wows New York Fashion Week
Reshma Qureshi was attacked by her brother-in-law in India.
Men jailed in UK for "barbaric" acid attack on woman
The victim was blinded in one eye after she was sprayed with drain cleaner outside a restaurant.
An acid attack survivor is now fronting a major fashion campaign
Lakshmi Saa has been campaigning for years for the survivors of such attacks in India.
Fire fighters in hazmat suits called to Trinity College after acid spill
But everyone is grand.
Vandals poured acid on 26 cars at a dealership last night
Police are looking for three men in connection with the crime.
London woman driven by jealousy attacks former friend with acid
Mary Konye followed her victim Naomi Oni before throwing a glass cup of sulfuric acid on her.