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# Attack

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
The Explainer: Out of control - how did an attack in Dublin lead to riots and looting?
We’re joined by several members of The Journal’s newsroom to examine how Thursday unfolded, and to discuss the political and social fallout of the events.
Last month
November 2023
Six teenagers to go on trial in Paris for their role in the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty
The 47-year-old history and geography teacher was stabbed and then beheaded in 2020.
Six-year-old girl discharged from hospital following stabbing incident in Dublin
Another girl remains in CHI Temple Street Hospital, where she is being treated for serious injuries.
GoFundMe for Deliveroo driver who stopped Parnell Street attacker raises over €100k in seven hours
Caio Benicio was on his bike yesterday afternoon when he intervened in the attack.
Five-year-old girl in critical condition following stabbing incident in Dublin yesterday
Gardaí said a woman in her 30s remains in a serious condition, while a six-year-old girl is still receiving treatment for less serious injuries.
Condemnation of Dublin riots as gardaí investigate earlier stabbing outside school
Investigators are satisfied there was no terror-related motive for the attack outside the school.
Rioting has broken out in Dublin City centre, with Garda Commissioner Drew Harris condemning the 'lunatic hooligan faction' which has set fire on buses and Luas carriages, looted shops and smashed and burned garda cars.
The riots come after five people, including three young children, were hospitalised after a stabbing outside a school on Parnell Street this afternoon.
Five people hospitalised, including three children, in suspected stabbing outside school in Dublin
Two of the injured – a woman (30s) and a girl (5) – have sustained serious injuries.
This year
Two Israeli tourists, local guide shot dead by Egypt policeman
Israel said visitors already in Egypt should leave “as soon as possible.”
Micheál Martin says he 'fears for' people in Gaza following 'shocking' Hamas attack on Israel
Hamas militants launched an attack against the country this morning.
Ringrose's wonder pass, Sexton's options, and Ireland's deception
Ireland showed some of their attacking quality in the first half of the win over the Springboks.
World Cup diary: Trains, trams, and enough steps to burn off the baguettes and cheese
Opinion: Let's face it, the crowd sang 'Zombie' because it just sounds great when thousands sing it
Minister says attack on construction workers in Navan is 'not acceptable'
The event occurred on Wednesday on Trimgate Street in Navan town, shortly before 4pm.
Attack on lesbian couple in Dublin city called "shocking" by judge
A garda told the court that the incident had been recorded as a hate crime.
Man arrested after dog attacks three-year-old in Liverpool
The girl was left with serious injuries to her face after the ‘horrific’ attack.
Police investigation after Newcastle United club captain ‘attacked’
The incident took place on Sunday morning in Newcastle city centre.
Police investigation after Newcastle United club captain ‘attacked’
The incident took place on Sunday morning in Newcastle city centre.
“I ran as fast as I could”: British tourist describes the moment he was assaulted in Temple Bar
The group of four British tourists were attacked as they walked through Dublin’s tourist mecca of Temple Bar at 10pm last night.
Man assaulted in Carrickfergus by six masked hammer wielding men
The victim was walking his dog at night when he was attacked with hammers and bats.
Man dragged out of his car and hit on the head during night of disorder in Derry
Bins and tyres were burned on the roads and petrol bombs were thrown in the west Derry area of Galliagh throughout yesterday evening.
Brothers cleared of murder but found guilty of lesser offences over attack of man who died two weeks later
Ian Connaghan (34) and Daniel Connaghan (43) had both pleaded not guilty.
Taoiseach says people being attacked ‘all the time’ on Irish streets
The Taoiseach and minister differ on whether Garda recruitment targets can be met.
American tourist left with serious injuries after attack by gang in Dublin city
Gardaí said a number of people reportedly attacked the man on Talbot Street at around 10.40pm last night.
McEntee speaks to Garda Commissioner about attack on councillor's family home
The rock was thrown through the front window of Independent councillor Hugh Lewis’ family home in Ballybrack.
Vladimir Putin vows to retaliate after attack on Crimea bridge
Putin denounced a “terror attack” and called for tougher security measures after the explosion.
Four people killed and two children injured in Philadelphia shooting
A suspect has been taken into custody.
Man convicted for role in attack on guards at repossessed Roscommon house calls case a ‘farce’
It was the State’s case was that the accused men and others who were present had gone there to take back the house for the previous owner Anthony McGann following the repossession.
Man City condemn attack on Liverpool team bus
Greater Manchester Police confirmed they have opened an investigation over the incident.
Man (60s) charged over fatal attack of his son in Kilkenny on Monday night
Zbigniew Besnarczyk appeared in front of Carlow District Court this afternoon.
Northern Ireland leaders come together in rare show of unity to condemn Omagh shooting
The officer was shot last night at a football coaching session in Omagh.
Bealham's classy touch, Schmidt's classic loop, and Ireland's inspiration
Andy Farrell’s men scored a brilliant try off a goal-line drop-out against France.
Knife attacker kills two on German train before capture
The 33-year-old suspect was detained at the railway station in the town of Brokstedt and treated in hospital for minor injuries.
Three hospitalised after fight breaks out at CityWest refugee centre
Gardaí are at the scene.
The Munster try that highlighted the progress their attack is making
Mike Prendergast is pleased with the Munster forwards’ improved handling skills.
Polar bear kills woman and child in remote Alaskan village
The bear was shot and killed as it attacked the pair, Alaska State Troopers have said.
Last year
Suspect arrested over killing of four US college students
Thousands of tips flooded in to police and yesterday, a local police chief said they had made a breakthrough — 4,000 kilometers away.
Man accused of attacking woman and forcing her into boot of car
The court heard that alleged witnesses saw a man pick up and force the woman into the boot of a car.
Suspect arrested after bomb kills six and wounds dozens more in Istanbul
The explosion took place on a popular thoroughfare lined with shops and restaurants that leads to the iconic Taksim Square.
Salman Rushdie 'lost sight in one eye and use of hand’ in August stabbing
The author suffered three serious wounds to his neck and 15 more wounds to his chest and torso
Ireland's trend-setting attack not about 'pulling rabbits out of the hat'
Mike Catt has implemented the same attack with the Emerging Ireland squad in South Africa.
Reports of fan being stabbed overshadow AC Milan's win over Dinamo Zagreb
News agency AGI says a 39-year-old man was knifed in the buttocks as two fans were attacked near the San Siro stadium.
Man dies following attack at gay pride event in Germany
The German government’s LGBTQ+ commissioner, Sven Lehmann, expressed shock at the death.