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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Arrests

Last month
November 2023
Police raid homes of 20 alleged supporters of far-right Reich Citizens
About 280 officers raided properties in eight german states.
Five men arrested in relation to shooting in Carlow last year
No one was injured in the incident which occurred last December.
September 2023
Eighth man arrested in connection with MV Matthew cargo ship drug seizure as another released
This latest arrest brings the total number to eight.
Seventh person arrested as part of investigation into cargo ship drug seizure
€157 million worth of cocaine was seized from a cargo ship on Tuesday.
Three men arrested after assault and false imprisonment of pensioner in Monkstown
Investigations into the burglary are ongoing.
Gardaí make three further arrests as part of investigation into cargo ship drug seizure
The men have been arrested for alleged organised crime offences.
Libyan prosecutor general orders arrest of eight officials after flooding disaster
Derna’s mayor Abdulmonem al-Ghaithi, who was sacked after the flood, is among the detainees.
Gardaí make nine arrests and seize €50,000 worth of drugs in series of searches in Wexford
Six men and two women have already appeared before the Courts as part of these investigations, gardaí confirmed.
Thirteen people charged after arrests at Leinster House protests
Two men who were arrested appeared before court on public order charges and were granted bail.
Thirteen arrested as anti-immigration protesters threaten politicians outside Leinster House
The protesters’ signs and banners featured slogans like “Irish Lives Matter” and “Ballybrack Says No”.
Three more people arrested in connection with Galway city brawl
This brings the total number of individuals arrested in connection with the investigation to 12.
Two men in PSNI custody after fatal stabbing in Castlederg on Saturday
Conor Browne, aged 28, died from injuries sustained following a stabbing incident on the Main Street of the town.
PSNI arrest two men in relation to poster claiming to name police officers
The PSNI have said that the poster contained ‘a number of inaccuracies’ and lists people who have no links to the police.
August 2023
Greek police arrest 140 on suspicion of arson as firefighters struggle to contain blazes
In the last two days, 19 people believed to be migrants – including two children – have been killed in forest blazes.
Over 500 arrests made by gardaí in Dublin last week
Around 500 searches were carried out under the Drugs Act, with 89 arrests relating to drug trafficking.
Two arrested and €1.6 million of drugs seized in north Dublin
Cocaine estimated to be worth €910,000 was seized along with cannabis herb valued at €720,000.
Two men arrested after shooting in Bushmills village
Two men were arrested this morning for a shooting at an apartment on Wednesday evening.
Two arrested over horse-drawn carriages in Dublin
The arrests were for intoxicated driving and offences under the Control of Horses Act.
Three arrested in Cork after €4.2 million of cocaine seized
Two men in their 20s and one man in his 30s were arrested when Gardaí seized 60 kilogrammes of cocaine.
This year
Two arrested after loaded gun thrown from speeding car in Dublin
The driver of a car failed to stop for Gardaí and a dark coloured bag containing a gun was thrown from the vehicle.
Uganda arrests 20 'collaborators' over horrific school massacre
42 people, including 37 school students, were hacked with machetes, shot and burned to death in their dormitories.
Seven men arrested in Garda operation targeting criminal gangs in Mayo and Galway
They have been detained for offences including serious assault, violent disorder, possession of weapons and drug offences.
19 animal rights activists arrested over alleged plans to disrupt the Epsom Derby
It comes after activist group vowed to “cancel or severely delay” the race.
Four people arrested and motorcyclist injured after south Dublin car chase
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
Young man and teenager hospitalised after stabbing near Co Kildare train station
Two others have been arrested over the attack.
Five arrested for impersonating Gardaí in attempt to rob cash from houses
Gardaí said members of a criminal gang were calling to people’s homes claiming to be officers investigating burglaries in the area.
Two boys arrested after car chase ends in Blanchardstown Shopping Centre
The incident happened yesterday afternoon.
Two charged following theft of €80k worth of diamond rings from Sligo jewellers
The incident occurred on Thursday.
Seven arrested in operation targeting organised crime and anti-social behaviour in west Tallaght
At 7:00am this morning, gardaí from the Tallaght District searched six residential properties in the west Tallaght area.
German police arrest Iranian man in chemical terror attack plot
German security services were tipped off to the suspect by the American FBI.
Two arrested after PSNI officers injured in Newry car-ramming incident
Northern Irish police stopped a car driving erratically shortly before 2am and were then rammed repeatedly by the car.
Eight men appear in court over public order incident at Direct Provision centre
Eight accused appeared before the court all charged with violent disorder.
Two men charged over serious assault in Dublin city
The men are due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.
Last year
Limerick brothers remanded in custody as garda alleges they are 'a danger' to the community
Both men are due to appear before Limerick District Court later this morning.
'Hi Mum' WhatsApp scam crops up in Ireland as new figures reveal a surge in fraud arrests
Over 400 people have been arrested for fraud offences so far this year.
Just 22 people were arrested for fraud offences in 2012.
Over 400 have been detained this year alone.
Scammers are becoming "increasingly sophisticated", experts warned.
Explainer: What's been going on with the European Parliament arrests over Qatar?
Four people have been charged with “money laundering and corruption”.
144 people arrested for driving under the influence during first week of December
To date this year, 148 people have lost their lives on Irish roads.
Three arrested after €950,000 worth of cannabis seized in Galway
Two men (both in their 40s) and one woman (aged in her 30s) were arrested at the scene.
Another man arrested in Sligo organised crime probe
A total of 14 people have been arrested so far.
Three arrested as part of organised crime inquiry in Sligo
Investigations are ongoing