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# attacks - Thursday 3 September, 2020

# attacks - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

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

Gardaí said they will continue to monitor the situation.

# attacks - Monday 3 February, 2020

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

The majority of healthcare staff attacked were nurses.

# attacks - Friday 6 December, 2019

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children

Joseph McCann moved across five force areas as he evaded police for 15 days.

# attacks - Monday 21 October, 2019

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years

The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.

# attacks - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Gardaí investigating three petrol bomb attacks overnight in Drogheda

The attacks come after two houses were attacked with petrol bombs in Drogheda the previous night.

# attacks - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Two houses attacked with petrol bombs in Drogheda overnight

They come less than 48 hours after a gunman opened fire and sprayed bullets at a house.

# attacks - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

IS claims Sri Lanka bombings and releases photo of attackers

More than 320 people were killed in the Easter blasts.

# attacks - Thursday 14 February, 2019

PSNI 'deeply sorry' for not giving documents relating to 1990s killings to ombudsman

Human error and an archaic IT system are being cited as the reasons for the omission.

# attacks - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Innocent family members targeted in Hutch/Kinahan feud as gardaí step up armed patrols

There has been an upsurge in the number of acts of vandalism in Dublin’s north inner city.

# attacks - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Gardaí urge victims of 'Limerick fight club' to come forward after videos shared on social media

The Snapchat group allegedly features a number of violent incidents.

# attacks - Friday 28 December, 2018

Witness appeal after two men seriously assaulted in two separate attacks in Letterkenny

Gardaí believe that both incidents may be linked and may have the same assailants.

# attacks - Friday 21 December, 2018

French prosecutors want 14 tried over Charlie Hebdo attacks

It will be up to anti-terrorist judges to decide whether all 14 are tried.

# attacks - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Gardaí in Drogheda probe five separate violent incidents over six hour period

Three of the six incidents took place in the Cement road area of the town.

# attacks - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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

Officers in Portlaoise and Enniscorthy are investigating.

# attacks - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Petrol bombs thrown at police in third night of violence in Derry

The incidents come in the run-up to the Twelfth.

# attacks - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

# attacks - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women

The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.

# attacks - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Men attack police headquarters with samurai swords in Indonesia days after suicide bombings

As of yet the incident has not been linked to the recent Islamic State-claimed bombings.

# attacks - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

'I've had asthma attacks at school, on holidays, even my debs - I've just had to learn to live with it'

Asthma kills one person every week in Ireland but Cat Kennedy hasn’t let the condition slow her down.

# attacks - Sunday 22 April, 2018

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

# attacks - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Man (18) charged with murder over Dundalk stabbing

24-year-old Japanese national Yosuke Sasaki died in yesterday’s attack.

# attacks - Friday 24 November, 2017

Three men jailed for nearly 50 years combined over 'barbaric' burglaries

Willie Creed was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver during the horrific incident.

# attacks - Monday 28 August, 2017

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

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

# attacks - Friday 18 August, 2017

Vans and cars becoming common attack weapon for terrorists

Vehicle attacks have resulted in the deaths of at least 170 people since 2006.

# attacks - Sunday 11 June, 2017

These are the fake suicide belts worn by the London Bridge attackers

All three of the attackers wore the leather belts.

# attacks - Monday 5 June, 2017

'London stands in defiance': Solidarity at terror vigil

Thousands turned out to pay their respects.

# attacks - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'Staff who have been seriously assaulted cannot get a conviction': Prison officers call for more support

POA general secretary John Clinton said that reduced staffing levels were increasing the risk for serving officers.

# attacks - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Man suspected of creating social media 'hit-list' in west Belfast released on bail

There have been several paramilitary-style attacks in the Turf Lodge area of Belfast in recent weeks.

# attacks - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Two men arrested after three violent robberies in Dublin city centre this morning

Two men were arrested as they were attacking a woman.

# attacks - Monday 16 January, 2017

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed

Similar calls were made in rural Kerry last August after 40 sheep were killed in on a West Kerry farm.

# attacks - Friday 13 January, 2017

'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect

Salah Abdeslam has been corresponding with a woman from prison.

# attacks - Monday 9 January, 2017

Pope hits out at 'homicidal madness' of jihadist attacks

The leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics also called on government leaders to combat the poverty.

# attacks - Friday 6 January, 2017

The Berlin attack has forced changes to the Changing of the Guard

Police safety measures have been adopted full-time.

# attacks - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Indian minister blames wave of sexual assaults on women 'dressing like westerners'

“They try to copy westerners not only in mindset, but even the dressing.”

# attacks - Monday 12 December, 2016

Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed

Abrini would become known as the “man in the hat” after his image was caught on security cameras.

# attacks - Friday 11 November, 2016

Reports of Muslim students being targeted at colleges after Trump win

A number of incidents are said to have taken place since Donald Trump’s victory.

# attacks - Thursday 10 November, 2016

'Racist, sexist, stupid and ignorant': The world leaders who attacked Trump

Even the Pope had something to say about the Donald.

# attacks - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

New York bombing suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets' in diary

Ahmad Khan Rahami prayed he’d be martyred rather than caught, authorities have said.

# attacks - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home

After plucking the flag from a nearby boat, three firefighters hoisted it amid the ashen destruction.

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