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#Assaults

# assaults - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Man jailed for six years for assaults on 75-year-old neighbour and 17-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for six years for assaults on 75-year-old neighbour and 17-year-old girl

Dec 17th 2020, 3:10 PM 22,590 Views 13 Comments

The man in his 70s told the court in his victim impact statement: “I will now be in fear forever. I don’t feel safe in my home.”

# assaults - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Clashes with police after thousands join Black Lives Matter rally in London
# London
# London

Clashes with police after thousands join Black Lives Matter rally in London

Jun 4th 2020, 7:27 AM 22,951 Views 75 Comments

Videos shared on social media showed protesters and police clashing outside Downing Street.

# assaults - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Gardaí say Grand Canal crime has 'dramatically declined', despite latest violent incident
# Canal Crime
# Canal Crime

Gardaí say Grand Canal crime has 'dramatically declined', despite latest violent incident

Mar 10th 2020, 6:05 AM 29,712 Views 30 Comments

Gardaí said they will continue to monitor the situation.

# assaults - Monday 3 February, 2020

Staff in Irish hospitals assaulted over 1,000 times last year - but union warns it's 'tip of iceberg'
# Health Service
# Health Service

Staff in Irish hospitals assaulted over 1,000 times last year - but union warns it's 'tip of iceberg'

Feb 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 11,647 Views 17 Comments

The majority of healthcare staff attacked were nurses.

# assaults - Monday 9 December, 2019

Significant reduction in Longford feud violence as gardaí issue warning over 'call out' videos
# Longford
# Longford

Significant reduction in Longford feud violence as gardaí issue warning over 'call out' videos

Dec 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 29,617 Views 0 Comments

Local gardaí have been attempting to keep a lid on the feud.

# assaults - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Gardaí make five arrests as they carry out raids linked to spate of assaults on sex workers
# Sex Workers
# Sex Workers

Gardaí make five arrests as they carry out raids linked to spate of assaults on sex workers

Nov 20th 2019, 1:35 PM 18,656 Views 12 Comments

A number of women have been subjected to violent attacks in recent weeks.

# assaults - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'They need to be vigilant': Appeal for sex workers to come forward over recent spate of assaults
# Investigation
# Investigation

'They need to be vigilant': Appeal for sex workers to come forward over recent spate of assaults

Nov 14th 2019, 8:56 AM 18,627 Views 53 Comments

Detective chief superintendent Declan Daly said no sex worker who comes forward will face prosecution.

# assaults - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Library staff and social workers among 110 Dublin council staff assaulted during work last year
# Assaulted
# Assaulted

Library staff and social workers among 110 Dublin council staff assaulted during work last year

Apr 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,991 Views 22 Comments

Those who fell victim to physical attacks included library staff, park workers as well as street cleaners.

# assaults - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Man charged and due in court over two assaults in Co Tipperary
# Clonmel
# Clonmel

Man charged and due in court over two assaults in Co Tipperary

Apr 10th 2019, 9:04 PM 11,595 Views 0 Comments

Both victims received minor injuries.

# assaults - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Seven 'serious' assaults on staff at Oberstown children's detention centre last year
# Concerning
# Concerning

Seven 'serious' assaults on staff at Oberstown children's detention centre last year

Feb 16th 2019, 10:00 AM 15,704 Views 24 Comments

A senior union official has said the situation has improved considerably recently, but the numbers have been described as “deeply concerned”.

# assaults - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked
# Weapons Effect
# Weapons Effect

Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 11,253 Views 19 Comments

Members of specialist Garda units are trained in the use of Tasers but they’re not widely used here.

# assaults - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Two injured in separate stabbing and iron bar attacks in Laois and Wexford
# Attacks
# Attacks

Two injured in separate stabbing and iron bar attacks in Laois and Wexford

Sep 26th 2018, 12:19 PM 21,019 Views 13 Comments

Officers in Portlaoise and Enniscorthy are investigating.

# assaults - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations
# Facebook
# Facebook

Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations

Jul 18th 2018, 2:34 PM 17,109 Views 42 Comments

Retail Excellence had partnered with Facebook to provide training to retailers to enhance their digital strategies through their platform.

# assaults - Monday 28 August, 2017

Greyhound says it wants garda protection for waste collection crews in parts of Dublin
# Video Footage
# Video Footage

Greyhound says it wants garda protection for waste collection crews in parts of Dublin

Aug 28th 2017, 4:48 PM 56,070 Views 110 Comments

Greyhound Household has released video footage of Dublin residents verbally abusing staff members.

# assaults - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'I've been bitten, spat at, assaulted': Noirin O'Sullivan says she can relate to rank-and-file gardai
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'I've been bitten, spat at, assaulted': Noirin O'Sullivan says she can relate to rank-and-file gardai

Apr 25th 2017, 4:42 PM 28,174 Views 37 Comments

The Commissioner was responding to personal stories of gardai who had been attacked, including one who needed 22 staples in his elbow.

# assaults - Monday 24 April, 2017

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí
# Gra Conference
# Gra Conference

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí

Apr 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 11,937 Views 20 Comments

An internal dispute about two motions being removed from the GRA’s agenda is also likely to boil over this week.

# assaults - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Assaults on prison staff cost the state around €26 million over seven years
# State Claims Agency
# State Claims Agency

Assaults on prison staff cost the state around €26 million over seven years

Nov 24th 2016, 5:00 PM 7,545 Views 67 Comments

It found that 3% of prison staff (93 people) were directly assaulted by prisoners in 2015.

# assaults - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?

Oct 20th 2016, 9:28 AM 17,875 Views 85 Comments

Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.

# assaults - Monday 12 September, 2016

'I was a happy-go-lucky guy before the assault but now I'd describe my life as hell'
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

'I was a happy-go-lucky guy before the assault but now I'd describe my life as hell'

Sep 12th 2016, 10:32 AM 27,928 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí have launched a public awareness campaign to reduce assaults.

# assaults - Monday 29 August, 2016

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre

Aug 29th 2016, 9:40 PM 47,005 Views 116 Comments

Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.

# assaults - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Poll: Should there be mandatory sentences for assaults on gardaí?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be mandatory sentences for assaults on gardaí?

Jul 13th 2016, 9:17 AM 23,632 Views 97 Comments

Representatives say current legislation is not enough of a deterrent for violent criminals.

# assaults - Monday 16 May, 2016

Staff at juvenile detention centre to take industrial action over violence
# Enough
# Enough

Staff at juvenile detention centre to take industrial action over violence

May 16th 2016, 1:56 PM 11,299 Views 47 Comments

There were 100 violent incidents at Oberstown last year.

# assaults - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Social welfare office workers suffer punches and have chairs thrown at them
# Assaults
# Assaults

Social welfare office workers suffer punches and have chairs thrown at them

Apr 23rd 2016, 3:46 PM 26,991 Views 83 Comments

A union representing workers in Intreo offices said these employees need greater protection.

# assaults - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

'He got four years - I got life': The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí
# The Line Of Duty
# The Line Of Duty

'He got four years - I got life': The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí

Apr 13th 2016, 6:03 AM 29,733 Views 63 Comments

Some gardaí still suffer the physical and psychological effects of assaults decades after.

# assaults - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

'Drink responsibly and avoid confrontation': Gardaí want fewer assaults this Christmas
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

'Drink responsibly and avoid confrontation': Gardaí want fewer assaults this Christmas

Dec 9th 2015, 6:01 AM 9,727 Views 20 Comments

“Thieves take advantage of us at this time of year as they know we may be distracted.”

# assaults - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Ireland's most dangerous prisons: Around the country staff are working in constant danger
# Assaults
# Assaults

Ireland's most dangerous prisons: Around the country staff are working in constant danger

Nov 29th 2015, 7:30 AM 26,794 Views 41 Comments

So far this year there have been more than 50 assaults by prisoners on staff.

# assaults - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Two hospitalised after one man stabbed and another attacked with metal piping
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two hospitalised after one man stabbed and another attacked with metal piping

Aug 26th 2015, 8:27 AM 16,679 Views 4 Comments

The separate incident saw both men suffered non-life threatening injuries.

# assaults - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death
# Danger
# Danger

Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death

Aug 1st 2015, 1:31 PM 15,693 Views 42 Comments

The head of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has said an increase in attacks has happened in recent years.

# assaults - Friday 8 May, 2015

Irish Prison Service: 'It was Swiss roll, not a birthday cake'
# Wrong Message
# Wrong Message

Irish Prison Service: 'It was Swiss roll, not a birthday cake'

May 8th 2015, 6:10 AM 15,116 Views 23 Comments

The Prison Officers Association says the wrong message is being sent out to prisoners.

# assaults - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Head-butts, bites and a broken nose - but no jail time for garda attackers
# In The Firing Line
# In The Firing Line

Head-butts, bites and a broken nose - but no jail time for garda attackers

Apr 28th 2015, 5:30 PM 19,839 Views 89 Comments

In many cases offenders get off with suspended sentences or community service, they say.

# assaults - Friday 2 January, 2015

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'
# Holidays
# Holidays

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:00 AM 11,048 Views 45 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that Ireland is “a very safe destination” for tourists.

# assaults - Monday 9 June, 2014

Seven arrested over sexual harassment during Egypt presidential celebrations
# Egypt
# Egypt

Seven arrested over sexual harassment during Egypt presidential celebrations

Jun 9th 2014, 10:17 PM 9,859 Views 9 Comments

A video has emerged purportedly showing a teenage girl naked and surrounded by dozens of men in Tahrir Square during the inauguration celebrations.

# assaults - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

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 14,873 Views 140 Comments

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

# assaults - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

# assaults - Friday 15 November, 2013

One murder, 112 assaults allegedly by people out on bail this year
# Crimes
# Crimes

One murder, 112 assaults allegedly by people out on bail this year

Nov 15th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,687 Views 61 Comments

The figures show that there were also 15 harassment and related offences carried out by people out on bail.

# assaults - Sunday 18 August, 2013

63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig
# Public Order
# Public Order

63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig

Aug 18th 2013, 8:05 PM 159,148 Views 164 Comments

Gardaí say the number is in line with previous events this size.

# assaults - Monday 17 June, 2013

Former BBC presenter Stuart Hall jailed for 15 months for sex assaults
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Former BBC presenter Stuart Hall jailed for 15 months for sex assaults

Jun 17th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,273 Views 35 Comments

The 83-year-old former broadcaster admitted to 14 charges of indecently assaulting girls as young as nine.

# assaults - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added rock 'n' roll billboards
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added rock 'n' roll billboards

Apr 16th 2013, 7:46 PM 9,216 Views 1 Comment

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# assaults - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Two face court over Belfast hijacking and assaults on police
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two face court over Belfast hijacking and assaults on police

Apr 7th 2013, 11:55 AM 2,800 Views 0 Comments

A police officer was injured after stopping a hijacked car in Belfast in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# assaults - Friday 21 December, 2012

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

Dec 21st 2012, 1:37 PM 4,769 Views 22 Comments

New crime statistics show most types of crime declined in the twelve months to September – but burglary and fraud both increased.

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