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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra

Jan 27th 2019, 7:19 AM 26,937 Views 7 Comments

None of the occupants of the house were injured.

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists

May 29th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,492 Views 14 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.

Man apprehended by gardaí in Citywest after seven-hour hunt for armed carjacker
# Series Of Robberies
# Series Of Robberies

Man apprehended by gardaí in Citywest after seven-hour hunt for armed carjacker

Oct 23rd 2017, 2:25 PM 216,930 Views 118 Comments

Gardaí were on the hunt for an armed man who stole three cars in Tallaght early this morning.

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store
# Chatelineau
# Chatelineau

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store

Oct 22nd 2016, 2:47 PM 8,691 Views 4 Comments

Witnesses said two explosions were heard during the hold-up.

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered
# Paris
# Paris

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered

Oct 10th 2016, 10:56 PM 42,914 Views 43 Comments

The diamond-studded cross necklace was reportedly dropped by the men who robbed the reality star in Paris on 3 October during their getaway.

Appeal after man in his 80s assaulted in aggravated burglary
# Dublin
# Dublin

Appeal after man in his 80s assaulted in aggravated burglary

Jul 31st 2016, 11:00 AM 17,660 Views 47 Comments

Three men with weapons entered the house, demanded money and assaulted the man aged in his early 80s.

Poll: Do you think gardaí should be armed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think gardaí should be armed?

Apr 25th 2016, 10:23 AM 33,002 Views 120 Comments

A source told TheJournal.ie that most gardaí “still harbour the desire to be an unarmed force”.

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?
# Guardians Of The Peace
# Guardians Of The Peace

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Apr 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 21,861 Views 97 Comments

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

Man arrested following knife robbery at children's play centre
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man arrested following knife robbery at children's play centre

Apr 12th 2016, 11:34 AM 12,170 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened at around 6pm on Sunday evening.

In photos: Armed gardaí patrolling the streets of Dublin
# Gangland
# Gangland

In photos: Armed gardaí patrolling the streets of Dublin

Feb 9th 2016, 7:46 PM 56,782 Views 149 Comments

Enda Kenny said specialist gardaí will be given whatever guns they say they need to take on gangland criminals.

Man armed with knife forces evacuation of Kilkenny garda station
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Man armed with knife forces evacuation of Kilkenny garda station

Jan 8th 2016, 10:13 PM 23,221 Views 33 Comments

The station was closed for just over an hour yesterday evening.

Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors
# High Alert
# High Alert

Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors

Nov 18th 2015, 2:24 PM 14,054 Views 20 Comments

Police said no one matching the man’s description was found.

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown

Mar 31st 2015, 3:18 PM 8,744 Views 12 Comments

The man wrestled a gun off a guard and fled the hospital, where he had been receiving treatment after a suicide attempt.

Staff threatened with gun in supermarket robbery
# Dunboyne
# Dunboyne

Staff threatened with gun in supermarket robbery

Mar 11th 2015, 10:30 PM 18,368 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí have arrested a 32-year-old man.

Armed man demands airtime on Dutch TV before being overpowered
# Gunman
# Gunman

Armed man demands airtime on Dutch TV before being overpowered

Jan 29th 2015, 9:01 PM 19,731 Views 43 Comments

The man claimed to be from a “hackers collective”.

Two men charged over filling station robbery
# Cork
# Cork

Two men charged over filling station robbery

May 31st 2014, 3:07 PM 10,659 Views 0 Comments

A woman was also arrested after the armed robbery on Thursday evening, though a third man managed to escape.

Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint
# Shannon
# Shannon

Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint

May 18th 2014, 2:07 PM 15,966 Views 48 Comments

A knife and cash were recovered by gardaí investigating the incident.

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers?

Apr 29th 2014, 9:19 AM 14,899 Views 140 Comments

Gardaí say it would combat the growing issue of members of the force being assaulted.

Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick
# Masked Men
# Masked Men

Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick

Apr 10th 2014, 6:20 PM 10,747 Views 28 Comments

There were three young children in the house when the masked men with guns broke in to their home.

Two females tied up in a robbery by five masked men with knives and a gun
# Portrush
# Portrush

Two females tied up in a robbery by five masked men with knives and a gun

Mar 9th 2014, 5:20 PM 10,052 Views 2 Comments

The two females had bruised and sore wrists and were left extremely traumatised by their ordeal.

Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre
# Crime
# Crime

Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:07 AM 9,853 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí launched an investigation into the armed robberies at coffee shops and convenience stores over the past two months.

Two arrested over spate of armed robberies in Dublin's city centre
# Armed
# Armed

Two arrested over spate of armed robberies in Dublin's city centre

Feb 28th 2014, 9:18 PM 14,383 Views 8 Comments

A firearm was also recovered today by gardaí after they arrested the 44-year-old man and 21-year-old woman.

Couple locked in bathroom all night as armed raiders ransack home
# Warrenpoint
# Warrenpoint

Couple locked in bathroom all night as armed raiders ransack home

Feb 10th 2014, 10:52 PM 34,730 Views 29 Comments

The man and woman were left “badly shaken” but otherwise unharmed.

Poll: Should all uniformed gardaí be armed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all uniformed gardaí be armed?

Jan 1st 2014, 9:41 AM 29,521 Views 325 Comments

From today, members of specialist regional garda units are allowed to permanently carry arms.

Man in 40s hospitalised with head injuries following garda stand-off
# Windy Arbour
# Windy Arbour

Man in 40s hospitalised with head injuries following garda stand-off

Dec 4th 2013, 11:00 PM 72,258 Views 108 Comments

Gardaí were called to a road in a residential area of Windy Arbour after reports that shots had been fired.

Man arrested over armed raid on cash-in-transit van
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man arrested over armed raid on cash-in-transit van

Sep 10th 2013, 8:50 AM 5,300 Views 11 Comments

Three men escaped with a sum of cash after the raid in Tallaght yesterday afternoon.

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo
# Child Soldiers
# Child Soldiers

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo

Aug 17th 2013, 2:56 PM 7,936 Views 13 Comments

The children, some as young as eight-years-old, were recruited by the group over the last six months.

Community 'stunned' by armed robberies in west Dublin
# Crime
# Crime

Community 'stunned' by armed robberies in west Dublin

Aug 13th 2013, 8:34 AM 10,022 Views 27 Comments

Two raids – at a betting shop and on a cash-in-transit van – took place in the area yesterday.

Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies

Jul 19th 2013, 7:44 PM 10,814 Views 9 Comments

A bookmakers and a shop were robbed within minutes of each other in north county Dublin earlier today.

Masked, armed raiders shoot man during burglary
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Masked, armed raiders shoot man during burglary

Jun 17th 2013, 4:47 PM 12,193 Views 12 Comments

The man, aged 59, sustained a minor wound to his leg. The raiders left with cash and a BMW car.

Armed robbers make off with 'substantial sum' from post office
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Armed robbers make off with 'substantial sum' from post office

May 10th 2013, 9:44 AM 11,843 Views 45 Comments

One escaped on foot and the other by bicycle.

Man and woman due in court over armed robbery in Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Man and woman due in court over armed robbery in Blanchardstown

Apr 24th 2013, 9:50 AM 6,428 Views 21 Comments

Cash and an imitation firearm was recovered when the two were arrested following a robbery at a shop on Main Street.

Masked men steal large quantity of jewellery in Belfast burglary
# Aggravated Burglary
# Aggravated Burglary

Masked men steal large quantity of jewellery in Belfast burglary

Apr 10th 2013, 6:04 PM 4,767 Views 4 Comments

The 61-year-old woman in the house at the time was uninjured but was left shaken.

Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns
# Armed
# Armed

Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 30,684 Views 263 Comments

Revolvers carried by detectives were replaced with semi-automatic handguns to “meet the policing needs” but gardaí say this is not enough.

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport
# Diamond Heist
# Diamond Heist

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport

Feb 19th 2013, 12:05 PM 8,662 Views 29 Comments

The haul is estimated to be worth around €50 million.

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

Dec 24th 2012, 2:26 PM 4,598 Views 5 Comments

The incident took place in East Belfast last night, and police are seeking information from the public.

Man armed with knife robs off licence
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man armed with knife robs off licence

Nov 18th 2012, 4:09 PM 4,598 Views 2 Comments

The PSNI are seeking information on the incident, which took place in Ballynahinch last night.

German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars
# Foiled
# Foiled

German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars

Sep 17th 2012, 2:30 PM 5,527 Views 26 Comments

“The way they acted has prompted the suspicion that these were not professional thieves,” said the police.

Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick

Aug 21st 2012, 8:47 AM 8,317 Views 10 Comments

The 16-year-old boy is being held by Gardaí in Limerick following an incident last Sunday.

Armed raider escapes with cash from security van at Dublin shopping centre
# Getaway
# Getaway

Armed raider escapes with cash from security van at Dublin shopping centre

Aug 16th 2012, 2:49 PM 7,900 Views 23 Comments

The raider made off with an undisclosed sum of cash from the van at the Rathfarnham Shopping centre.

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