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#Attacked

# attacked - Friday 12 August, 2022

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event
# New York
# New York

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event

Updated Aug 12th 2022, 10:24 PM 84,253 Views 0 Comments

Rushdie has spent several years under heavily armed guard following death threats from Iran.

# attacked - Monday 13 June, 2022

Homelessness campaigner Fr Peter McVerry suffers assault at his home
# Attacked
# Attacked

Homelessness campaigner Fr Peter McVerry suffers assault at his home

Jun 13th 2022, 9:15 PM 59,452 Views 24 Comments

He received light injuries and did not contact gardaí.

# attacked - Friday 8 April, 2022

Russian Nobel-winning editor says he was attacked on train
# Attacked
# Attacked

Russian Nobel-winning editor says he was attacked on train

Apr 8th 2022, 6:59 AM 34,744 Views 9 Comments

The post showed photos of Mr Muratov and a train compartment drenched in red liquid.

# attacked - Sunday 11 July, 2021

TV cameraman dies following beating from far-right gang in Georgia
# Far-right
# Far-right

TV cameraman dies following beating from far-right gang in Georgia

Jul 11th 2021, 2:10 PM 89,720 Views 54 Comments

He was assaulted by a violent mob of anti-LGBTQ protesters on Monday.

# attacked - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Deliveroo seeks meeting with Gardaí after attacks on its cyclists in Dublin city centre
# Attacked
# Attacked

Deliveroo seeks meeting with Gardaí after attacks on its cyclists in Dublin city centre

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:10 AM 39,836 Views 0 Comments

The cyclists have been targeted by groups of teenagers and young adults.

# attacked - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Rick and Morty actress Spencer Grammer slashed outside Manhattan restaurant
# Spencer Grammer
# Spencer Grammer

Rick and Morty actress Spencer Grammer slashed outside Manhattan restaurant

Jul 26th 2020, 7:10 PM 243,587 Views 39 Comments

Grammer provides the voice of Summer on cartoon Rick And Morty and is the daughter of Frasier star Kelsey Grammer and actress Doreen Alderman.

# attacked - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Teenager convicted of murdering and sexually assaulting Ana Kriegel attacked at Oberstown Detention Centre
# Boy A
# Boy A

Teenager convicted of murdering and sexually assaulting Ana Kriegel attacked at Oberstown Detention Centre

May 26th 2020, 4:34 PM 168,973 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Sunday evening.

# attacked - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Gardaí bitten and kicked during violent arrest in Waterford
# Attacked
# Attacked

Gardaí bitten and kicked during violent arrest in Waterford

Oct 8th 2019, 3:53 PM 19,573 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí investigating the incident confirmed that a man in his 30s was arrested shortly after the incident.

# attacked - Friday 21 June, 2019

Relative of Boy B allegedly assaulted in Dublin city centre during Ana Kriegel trial
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Relative of Boy B allegedly assaulted in Dublin city centre during Ana Kriegel trial

Jun 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 83,011 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred last month.

# attacked - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Garda injured in acid attack was tracked as he left Dublin garda station to return home after shift
# Acid Attack
# Acid Attack

Garda injured in acid attack was tracked as he left Dublin garda station to return home after shift

Jul 29th 2018, 9:00 PM 150,871 Views 51 Comments

The incident may have been captured on CCTV.

# attacked - Monday 11 June, 2018

Gardaí confident of arrest in fatal Bray assault as CCTV captures aftermath of attack
# Vincent Kelly
# Vincent Kelly

Gardaí confident of arrest in fatal Bray assault as CCTV captures aftermath of attack

Jun 11th 2018, 11:12 AM 23,784 Views 12 Comments

Vincent Kelly died after he was punched outside the Royal Hotel.

# attacked - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'The fact you can't see is terrifying' - Garda recounts being pelted by rocks while responding to callout
# Trauma
# Trauma

'The fact you can't see is terrifying' - Garda recounts being pelted by rocks while responding to callout

Mar 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 34,253 Views 50 Comments

Middle-ranking gardaí are today voting on a number of measures regarding their welfare.

# attacked - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Two men stabbed after being approached on Dublin street by man who chatted to them
# Attacked
# Attacked

Two men stabbed after being approached on Dublin street by man who chatted to them

Oct 29th 2017, 1:26 PM 36,835 Views 65 Comments

The incident happened at about 1 am.

# attacked - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Man slashed in the face in afternoon attack on Vicar Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man slashed in the face in afternoon attack on Vicar Street

May 17th 2017, 7:04 PM 27,359 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened at 12.30pm this afternoon.

# attacked - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Dale Creighton killers attacked on their second day in Mountjoy
# Beaten
# Beaten

Dale Creighton killers attacked on their second day in Mountjoy

Jan 19th 2017, 4:00 PM 95,550 Views 67 Comments

All five have since been moved to Portlaoise Prison.

# attacked - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Swastika-clad Mongolian rapper 'beaten up by Russian diplomat'
# Brain Damage
# Brain Damage

Swastika-clad Mongolian rapper 'beaten up by Russian diplomat'

Dec 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 19,672 Views 0 Comments

The incident was sparked by the rapper wearing a swastika on stage.

# attacked - Monday 31 October, 2016

Mother attacked by burglars in her home this morning
# Attacked
# Attacked

Mother attacked by burglars in her home this morning

Oct 31st 2016, 6:31 PM 47,873 Views 20 Comments

The woman’s son was uninjured in the incident.

# attacked - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'You should know where your children are'
# Attacked
# Attacked

'You should know where your children are'

Oct 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 13,001 Views 16 Comments

Fire officer urges parents to make sure their children don’t cause trouble this Halloween.

# attacked - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Firefighters attacked as they attempted to put out a fire in west Dublin
# Attacked
# Attacked

Firefighters attacked as they attempted to put out a fire in west Dublin

Oct 26th 2016, 3:11 PM 20,998 Views 33 Comments

A Dublin Fire Brigade spokeswoman urged the public to respect emergency services.

# attacked - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Four people killed in bear attacks in northern Japan
# Warning
# Warning

Four people killed in bear attacks in northern Japan

Jun 14th 2016, 8:23 AM 11,377 Views 10 Comments

The victims were aged 65 to 79 and had been foraging for edible wild plants.

# attacked - Saturday 9 April, 2016

How many tourists were attacked in Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many tourists were attacked in Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers

Apr 9th 2016, 6:30 PM 14,177 Views 3 Comments

Plus: When will Dublin Airport’s new runway be completed?

# attacked - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Murder investigation opened after death of man (73) attacked in his bed
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Murder investigation opened after death of man (73) attacked in his bed

Nov 18th 2015, 1:17 PM 9,145 Views 1 Comment

Two people were arrested in September in relation to the attack.

# attacked - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Man chases off attacker after his friend is sexually assaulted
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man chases off attacker after his friend is sexually assaulted

Sep 24th 2015, 8:33 AM 29,067 Views 13 Comments

A young woman was the victim of the attack in Belfast City Centre last night.

# attacked - Friday 11 September, 2015

Teen stabbed and robbed in Dublin's North Strand
# Attacked
# Attacked

Teen stabbed and robbed in Dublin's North Strand

Sep 11th 2015, 9:11 PM 19,468 Views 41 Comments

The 18 year old was stabbed in the stomach and is now in serious condition in hospital.

# attacked - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Two gardaí assaulted after stopping motorcycle in Ballyfermot
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two gardaí assaulted after stopping motorcycle in Ballyfermot

Sep 2nd 2015, 10:45 PM 28,961 Views 54 Comments

Both men sustained serious facial injuries and one remains in hospital.

# attacked - Monday 6 July, 2015

Man shouts "f*ck those alligators", jumps into water, gets eaten by alligators
# DON'T GO IN THE WATER
# DON'T GO IN THE WATER

Man shouts "f*ck those alligators", jumps into water, gets eaten by alligators

Jul 6th 2015, 2:45 PM 60,511 Views 79 Comments

“He said “blank” the alligators and thereupon jumped into the water.”

# attacked - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Messi's family attacked as Argentina lose the Copa America final
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Messi's family attacked as Argentina lose the Copa America final

Jul 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 40,662 Views 21 Comments

Members of the Barcelona star’s family were set upon by Chile fans as the hosts claimed victory after a penalty shootout.

# attacked - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Men charged over 'serious assault' of businessman in Cork
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# Attacked

Men charged over 'serious assault' of businessman in Cork

Apr 30th 2015, 12:31 PM 10,401 Views 0 Comments

The pair are due to appear before court today.

# attacked - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes

Feb 18th 2015, 1:05 PM 14,369 Views 47 Comments

Age Action says neighbours need to play a role in preventing attacks.

# attacked - Friday 16 January, 2015

Case of mistaken identity sees two families attacked by burglars
# Finglas
# Finglas

Case of mistaken identity sees two families attacked by burglars

Jan 16th 2015, 8:43 PM 21,834 Views 12 Comments

The occupants of the house were thought to be wealthy restaurant owners.

# attacked - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Gardaí are looking for this man in relation to a sexual assault in west Dublin
# Attack
# Attack

Gardaí are looking for this man in relation to a sexual assault in west Dublin

Oct 25th 2014, 11:39 AM 26,656 Views 47 Comments

The woman in her 30s was walking in Carpenterstown Park at 7.30am.

# attacked - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Attacker took off t-shirt before assaulting man on Dublin's quays
# Attacked
# Attacked

Attacker took off t-shirt before assaulting man on Dublin's quays

Sep 25th 2014, 9:38 PM 24,477 Views 81 Comments

The 33-year-old who was assaulted is in critical condition.

# attacked - Monday 18 August, 2014

45-year-old man dies after being stabbed in Dublin
# North Strand
# North Strand

45-year-old man dies after being stabbed in Dublin

Aug 18th 2014, 10:52 PM 35,492 Views 54 Comments

The incident occurred at around 10.45pm last night.

# attacked - Monday 28 July, 2014

Sinn Féin office in Derry targeted in suspected arson attack
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# Attacked

Sinn Féin office in Derry targeted in suspected arson attack

Jul 28th 2014, 10:20 AM 3,775 Views 13 Comments

A rear window was broken and flammable liquid was poured in shortly before midnight last night.

# attacked - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Elderly man in serious condition after Donegal assault
# Attacked
# Attacked

Elderly man in serious condition after Donegal assault

May 31st 2014, 2:04 PM 11,099 Views 20 Comments

A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the serious assault which happened last night.

# attacked - Friday 25 April, 2014

Man arrested after early morning assault in Waterford
# Assault
# Assault

Man arrested after early morning assault in Waterford

Apr 25th 2014, 10:28 AM 8,393 Views 3 Comments

A man in his 30s was assaulted at a house on John’s Avenue.

# attacked - Friday 4 April, 2014

Dublin security guard stabbed in the leg and sprayed in the face
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# Attacked

Dublin security guard stabbed in the leg and sprayed in the face

Apr 4th 2014, 1:56 PM 27,688 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at Northside Shopping Centre in Dublin last night.

# attacked - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Arrest in Dundalk over serious assault on elderly man in pub
# Attacked
# Attacked

Arrest in Dundalk over serious assault on elderly man in pub

Mar 5th 2014, 6:29 PM 10,290 Views 9 Comments

The injured man remains in critical condition at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

# attacked - Friday 1 November, 2013

Bricks, bottles and kegs thrown at Dublin Fire Brigade on Halloween night
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

Bricks, bottles and kegs thrown at Dublin Fire Brigade on Halloween night

Nov 1st 2013, 10:18 AM 24,963 Views 200 Comments

There were other incidents dotted around the country in which the fire brigade was attacked.

# attacked - Monday 26 November, 2012

South Africa: British man killed by attackers with machetes
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africa: British man killed by attackers with machetes

Nov 26th 2012, 6:51 PM 12,540 Views 31 Comments

Christopher Preece was attacked at his farm in Ficksburg, near the Lesotho border. His wife Felicity was seriously injured.

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