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#Crime

# crime - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Keane Mulready-Woods murder: Mayor of Drogheda to hold public rally in the town

Keane Mulready-Woods’ remains were found in two locations in Dublin this week.

Former Assistant Garda Commissioner to head up North Dublin Taskforce in wake of violence

The area has seen an increase in violence over the past two years.

# crime - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Gardaí investigate fire that 'destroyed' Meath councillor's office

Sharon Keoghan said her office is adjoined to apartments and the fire “could have been devastating for so many people”.

# crime - Monday 13 January, 2020

Gardaí issue witness appeal following north Dublin shooting

Officers said the man was brought to hospital and that his injuries are not life-threatening.

# crime - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Man hospitalised after shooting in Dublin housing estate

The man was taken to Beaumont Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Man (20s) charged over fatal assault in Waterford

A man in his 40s was killed in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# crime - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Armed gardaí search house in Dublin linked to arrests over firearm incident in Wexford

Four men were arrested on the M7 over the incident on Thursday.

Man (40s) killed following serious assault in Waterford

The incident happened in the Portlaw area in the early hours of this morning.

# crime - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dublin abduction attempt: Gardaí ask elderly woman who spoke with victim close to well-known pub to come forward

A file has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# crime - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Investigation launched after shots fired at house in Limerick city

The attack happened in the south of the city last night.

# crime - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

'Crumlin Village has become intolerable': 1980s letters show Dubliners' fears about high crime rate

People across Dublin raised concerns about spates of crime in their locality in the 1980s, State Papers reveal.

# crime - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

'Someone definitely knows something': Non-profit Cork motorsport club extensively vandalised

Mallow Autograss Club estimates the bill for repairs could run into thousands.

# crime - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Going to be away this Christmas? Here are some top tips from the gardaí to avoid getting burgled

Gardaí will be targeting burglary gangs nationwide this winter.

Man arrested in connection with murder of Patrick Heeran

The 48-year-old Leitrim man went missing in October 2011.

Gardaí arrest two men after Dublin robberies

One of the men, who had robbed items from a pharmacy, was pursued by an off-duty garda.

# crime - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Fraud offences increase by a third while sexual assaults and drug offences also on the rise, figures show

Homicide and burglary offences have fallen in the past 12 months.

# crime - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Government drafting legislation to regulate cash for gold shops

There was concern when these shops first opened in Ireland that they were being used by burglars to offload stolen jewellery.

# crime - Friday 13 December, 2019

Gardaí urge people to report anyone they suspect is 'living on the proceeds of crime' CAB

Gardaí urge people to report anyone they suspect is 'living on the proceeds of crime'

The appeal comes amid an ongoing investigation by gardaí in Dublin and the Criminal Assets Bureau.

# crime - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

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

# crime - Friday 6 December, 2019

Gardaí seize €135,000 worth of drugs in Dublin searches

Gardaí said a “substantial quantity” of benzodiazepines, cocaine and heroin was found.

# crime - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'Those who are committing sexual offences aren't being properly held to account'

Only 11% of sexual offences reported last year were detected by gardaí.

# crime - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months

Begging offences on the streets of Dublin has decreased but some representatives said this does not reflect the reality.

Almost 90% of sexual offences reported in 2018 not solved by gardaí

The CSO has published new data on the detection of crime last year.

# crime - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Man (20s) shot dead in north Dublin

The incident happened on Clonshaugh Avenue at around 5.15pm.

# crime - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

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

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

# crime - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'

Dissidents and loyalists are using the same routes to smuggle goods.

# crime - Friday 15 November, 2019

Three men re-arrested over gangland style shooting in Dublin

The shooting happened in Lucan on 4 September.

# crime - Thursday 14 November, 2019

# crime - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Explainer: Why the two boys who murdered Ana Kriegel can never be named

The judge and gardaí have made it clear that there could be severe penalties for anyone who attempts to publicly identify them.

# crime - Friday 8 November, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information about van linked to Meath shooting

The van was parked near the scene of the shooting in the days leading up to Richard Carberry’s killing.

Earliest possible release dates for Boy A and Boy B will be in 2031 and 2027

The judge said he wanted the court to be kept fully informed about the boys’ progress and development in custody.

# crime - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Man charged in connection with murder of Limerick schoolboy Brooklyn Colbert

The 11-year-old boy was found with multiple injuries at a house on Sunday night.

# crime - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Post-mortem completed on body of 11-year-old found dead at house in Limerick

The body of Brooklyn Colbert was discovered on Sunday evening. Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information.

# crime - Monday 4 November, 2019

Teenager who slashed woman's throat in Dún Laoghaire attack given 11-year sentence

The boy was 15-years-old when he arranged through a dating app to meet a woman and then attempted to kill her.

# crime - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Investigation after two men tied-up during armed raid in Donegal

The raid happened at the home of two business-owners yesterday evening.

'Money mule' recruiters tricking Irish third-level students into handing over bank details 

Spikes in money mule recruiting activity are often seen at the start of new terms, according to experts in the field of fraud.

# crime - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech

The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.

# crime - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

# crime - Monday 21 October, 2019

Opinion: 'Dublin Murders shows how our obsession with crime stories is just part of the human condition'

Author Sam Blake explores how readers got hooked on crime stories – and why it’s no bad thing.

# crime - Friday 18 October, 2019

Review of adult caution scheme after juvenile prosecution scandal

A review of the juvenile diversion programme found thousands of reported crimes were not prosecuted.

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