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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -3°C

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# Kyiv
Zelenskyy says Ukraine shot down 'all' Russian drones in latest attack on Kyiv
City officials said debris from the downed drones damaged a number of buildings, but no one was reported injured or killed.
# Charged
Third man in court over Ballyfermot garda attacks
Gardai arrested three men and one woman during the investigation.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?
A man was headbutted while on a Dublin Bus at the weekend.
# Homophobia
LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin
With Pride taking place in two weeks, the groups want to ensure that safety of people is paramount.
# attacks
Ukraine's Dnipro airport is 'destroyed' in fresh attack from Russia
Officials in Kyiv have said that Ukraine is preparing for “big battles” against Moscow’s forces in the east of the country.
# Kramatorsk
Prisoner exchange underway, and civilians flee eastern Ukraine town after train station attack
The station in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, was hit by a deadly missile strike yesterday.
# Israel
Gun attacks kill at least five people near Tel Aviv
The attacks came after a shooting on Sunday that killed two Israeli police officers in the northern city of Hadera.
# Air Strikes
‘People here are in panic’ after Russian air strikes, says Dnipro citizen
Missiles hit not just military targets but civilian building, Daria Matveytseva said.
# Cabra
Gardaí to crack down on teens carrying out assaults in Dublin and posting videos to TikTok
One teenage boy ended up in a coma.
The trouble has been flaring up since before Christmas, writes Garreth MacNamee.
One boy is reported to have been stabbed with a screwdriver during one incident.
Children as young as nine years old are involved in the violence, according to locals.
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# Burkina Faso
Irish Government investigating reports of missing Irish journalist in Burkina Faso after convoy attack
The Department of Foreign Affairs are investigating the report and are seeking to establish the identity of the missing man.
# Herat
Car bomb kills eight and wounds 47 people in western Afghanistan
The UN Security Council has condemned attacks targeting civilians in the country.
# Raids
Two leading members of Lithuanian human trafficking crime gang evade capture during garda raids
The raids happened last week.
# canal crime
Gardaí say Grand Canal crime has 'dramatically declined', despite latest violent incident
Gardaí said they will continue to monitor the situation.
# Health Service
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.
# Joseph McCann
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.
# Convicted
'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.
# Petrol Bombs
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.
# Drogheda
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.
# Sri Lanka
IS claims Sri Lanka bombings and releases photo of attackers
More than 320 people were killed in the Easter blasts.
# loyalist attacks
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.
# kinahan hutch feud
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.
# Fight Club
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.
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.
# Charlie Hebdo
French prosecutors want 14 tried over Charlie Hebdo attacks
It will be up to anti-terrorist judges to decide whether all 14 are tried.
# cement road
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
Two injured in separate stabbing and iron bar attacks in Laois and Wexford
Officers in Portlaoise and Enniscorthy are investigating.
# flashpoint
Petrol bombs thrown at police in third night of violence in Derry
The incidents come in the run-up to the Twelfth.
# Conflict
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.
# hunting knife
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.
# Pekanbaru
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.
# world asthma day
'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.
# widespread outrage
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.
# Mohamed Morei
Man (18) charged with murder over Dundalk stabbing
24-year-old Japanese national Yosuke Sasaki died in yesterday’s attack.
# Limerick
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.
# Video Footage
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.
# terror attacks
Vans and cars becoming common attack weapon for terrorists
Vehicle attacks have resulted in the deaths of at least 170 people since 2006.
# suicide vests
These are the fake suicide belts worn by the London Bridge attackers
All three of the attackers wore the leather belts.
# United
'London stands in defiance': Solidarity at terror vigil
Thousands turned out to pay their respects.
# irish prison officers
'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.
# recent shootings
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.