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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Armed Robbery

All time
# Clonmel
Tipperary raid victim: My eldest daughter was standing over me, crying ‘Daddy is dead’
The full extend of the Corcoran family’s ordeal was laid out in court today.
# Courts
12 years after publican Charlie Chawke lost his leg in armed robbery, shooter is denied freedom
Frank Ward failed in his bid for freedom.
# new inquiry
A botched crime: How an armed robbery went drastically wrong for the Real IRA
A Commission of Investigation is under way into the fatal shooting by gardaí of Ronan MacLochlainn 17 years ago.
# Armed Robbery
Man in camo jacket robs shop with a crossbow
Detectives are appealing for witnesses.
# Armed Robbery
Man on the run after threatening bookies staff with hammer
The man made off with a sum of cash.
# masked raiders
Masked raiders armed with a hammer demand cash from Cork shop till
Two men and one woman have now been released from custody.
# Armed Robbery
France Primark attack: Police hunt armed men who stormed shopping centre
The area around the centre has been shut down, all traffic stopped and other stores closed up as special forces respond.
# man arrested
Shop workers threatened with knife in Saturday night robbery
Gardaí have recovered the weapon and a sum of cash.
# gunpoint
Woman held up in armed cash raid in Dublin suburb
Two men have been arrested after the robbery in Clontarf.
# Courts
Man jailed for 12 years for sexually assaulting and attempting to rape his sister
At the time of the attack, he was serving the suspended portion of a sentence for armed robbery.
# Urlingford
Four men charged over armed robbery of Kilkenny post office
Masked men left with a substantial amount of cash and a female staff member was injured.
# Armed Robbery
Man faces court after post office is robbed with a shotgun
Two other men remain in custody.
# Armed Robbery
Man in his 70s threatened at gunpoint by balaclava-wearing mugger
Police are appealing for information.
# Armed Robbery
Staff threatened with meat-cleaver in raid at bookies
The robbery happened after 9pm last night.
# Armed Robbery
Thieves armed with knife and baseball bat raid rural house - demanding drugs
The incident happened in the village of Clabby in Co Fermanagh.
# Hide and Seek
Men found in car boot suspected of planning to commit robbery
They were intercepted by gardaí from the Organised Crime and National Drug units.
# Dunboyne
Staff threatened with gun in supermarket robbery
Gardaí have arrested a 32-year-old man.
# Crime
Gardaí foil armed robbery on betting shop
A firearm was recovered near the scene.
# Armed Robbery
Hatchet wielding man robs post office and store in Tallaght
Two men have been charged.
# Gardaí
Five arrested over armed robbery of Kerry post office
Men entered Tarbert Post Office armed with a hand gun and bat.
# Meath
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after attempted armed carjacking
The incident took place in Slane yesterday evening.
# Armed Robbery
Three armed and masked men threaten staff for cigarettes and cash
The armed robbery happened at around 8:20 pm at a shop in north Belfast.
# Court
Man charged in relation to armed robbery of Baldoyle post office
The man is due in court tomorrow morning.
# Armed Robbery
Man charged over robbery of armed cash-in-transit van
A man was arrested and a van found burning nearby.
# booze bust
Armed raiders steal 15,000 bottles of Jameson for pre-Christmas sales (some gin too)
Bombay Sapphire gin and Jack Daniels whiskey were also taken from the Dublin warehouse.
# Armed Robbery
Man attacked with hammers in three burglar cash raid
Three men have been arrested after the Ballymena robbery.
# Dublin
A man was robbed by another man dressed as a woman and carrying a handgun
The incident happened in Rathgar in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# Taser
Hooded teens threaten shop staff with stun-gun
The taser-raid happened at lunchtime today.
# Armed Robbery
Men armed with a hammer made off with till and money in shop robbery
The getaway car was later found burnt out.
# Commission of Investigation
Fatal shooting of Real IRA member by gardaí to be investigated
Mac Lochlainn was shot dead by gardaí in May 1998.
# badly shaken
Woman and two children threatened with knife and gun in Armagh aggravated burglary
The woman and children were not harmed by the men but were left badly shaken.
# Armed Robbery
Staff held up with handgun and 'sword-like' object in Blessington robbery
Two men have been arrested in connection with a filling station robbery last night.
# Cork
Two men charged over filling station robbery
A woman was also arrested after the armed robbery on Thursday evening, though a third man managed to escape.
# Armed Robbery
Off duty garda nabs raider in armed bank robbery in Drogheda
One raider was arrested while another escaped.
# Masked Men
Armed robbery at Cork filling station, three people arrested but a fourth escaped
Two masked men armed with knives held up staff.
# investigations continuing
Armed gardaí arrest man after armed robbery in Tipperary
The man brandished and pointed the handgun at gardaí.
# nice one
Off duty garda foils armed cash-in-transit robbery
The garda followed the robbers to a housing estate and after a stand-off they fled, dropping their gun and the cash box.
# Justice
Garda chief confident Adrian Donohoe's killers will be brought to justice
Speaking at the GRA conference yesterday evening, O’Sullivan said the force is determined to apprehend the people who murdered the 41-year-old father of two.
# search continues
Two arrested but one on the run after armed bank robbery and two car hijackings in Wexford
A member of the gardaí has received minor injuries during the incident.
# Crime
Man robs Dublin petrol station. Leaves store. Is arrested by routine garda patrol.
The man entered the store in Artane armed with a bladed implement.