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# crime - Monday 23 May, 2022

Gardaí appeal for information after women threatened with knife and scissors
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí appeal for information after women threatened with knife and scissors

May 23rd 2022, 12:38 PM 19,514 Views 6 Comments

Two thefts targeting women’s handbags on Friday evening were reported in Limerick city.

# crime - Friday 13 May, 2022

Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin

May 13th 2022, 5:53 PM 17,332 Views 5 Comments

The three unrelated seizures came to a combined total value of €7 million.

# crime - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Drugs, prostitution and extortion: The Longford criminals holding a town to ransom
# Longford
# Longford

Drugs, prostitution and extortion: The Longford criminals holding a town to ransom

May 8th 2022, 12:05 AM 126,479 Views 0 Comments

# crime - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

New Garda premises to open on O'Connell Street in Dublin to tackle anti-social behaviour
# Crime
# Crime

New Garda premises to open on O'Connell Street in Dublin to tackle anti-social behaviour

Apr 27th 2022, 9:10 PM 39,016 Views 39 Comments

Operation Spire and Operation Citizen will be run out of the new Garda premises on O’Connell Street.

# crime - Friday 22 April, 2022

Gardaí investigating serious assault of woman in wooded area in west Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigating serious assault of woman in wooded area in west Dublin

Apr 22nd 2022, 11:50 AM 49,274 Views 3 Comments

The assault place at Mill Lane, Dublin 15 in the early evening of 18 March.

# crime - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference
# Crime
# Crime

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference

Apr 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,122 Views 0 Comments

Geraldine Byrne Nason will take over the role of Irish Ambassador to Washington in early Autumn.

# crime - Friday 15 April, 2022

Gardaí seize €1.34 million worth of heroin during Limerick searches
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Gardaí seize €1.34 million worth of heroin during Limerick searches

Apr 15th 2022, 3:30 PM 23,383 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí involved in the searches also found €12,500 in cash at a separate location.

Request for 'urgent' psychiatric attention for woman charged with murder of her mother
# Courts
# Courts

Request for 'urgent' psychiatric attention for woman charged with murder of her mother

Updated Apr 15th 2022, 1:00 PM 56,600 Views 0 Comments

The woman was arrested and questioned on Wednesday.

# crime - Thursday 14 April, 2022

EU proposal aims to crack down on 'dirty money' after Kinahan gang sanctions
# Crime
# Crime

EU proposal aims to crack down on 'dirty money' after Kinahan gang sanctions

Apr 14th 2022, 1:30 PM 12,457 Views 5 Comments

European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness said the EU wants to ‘go further’ when it comes to dealing with money laundering.

# crime - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Garda warning about accommodation fraud as victims lose up to €5,000 to scammers
# Fraud
# Fraud

Garda warning about accommodation fraud as victims lose up to €5,000 to scammers

Mar 31st 2022, 1:38 PM 10,840 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have said 50% of victims are aged under 25 and students are often the main targets for criminals.

# crime - Monday 28 March, 2022

Judges to be given power to set minimum sentences for murder cases
# Justice Plan 2022
# Justice Plan 2022

Judges to be given power to set minimum sentences for murder cases

Mar 28th 2022, 7:45 AM 20,387 Views 37 Comments

The proposal is contained in an annual Justice plan by the Government.

# crime - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Two charged following arrests as part of ongoing Wicklow investigations
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Two charged following arrests as part of ongoing Wicklow investigations

Feb 24th 2022, 3:59 PM 23,589 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí seized four guns and drugs with an estimated value of €48,000 yesterday.

# crime - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Gardaí probe early morning cash-in-transit van robbery in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí probe early morning cash-in-transit van robbery in Dublin

Feb 17th 2022, 9:59 AM 35,708 Views 0 Comments

A lone attacker armed with a knife fled with a money box in the robbery at 6.40am.

# crime - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Gardaí recover 80 stolen e-scooters and bicycles in south Dublin investigation
# Theft
# Theft

Gardaí recover 80 stolen e-scooters and bicycles in south Dublin investigation

Feb 15th 2022, 11:46 AM 29,765 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance to reunite the owners with their items.

Gardaí to crack down on teens carrying out assaults in Dublin and posting videos to TikTok
# Cabra
# Cabra

Gardaí to crack down on teens carrying out assaults in Dublin and posting videos to TikTok

Feb 15th 2022, 12:05 AM 90,197 Views 10 Comments
  • 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.

# crime - Friday 4 February, 2022

Gardaí see fraud using text, email and phone calls treble in last twelve months
# Scam Warning
# Scam Warning

Gardaí see fraud using text, email and phone calls treble in last twelve months

Feb 4th 2022, 10:10 AM 10,126 Views 19 Comments

Detectives have issued a warning for people to be aware of the con-artists vishing, smishing or phishing tactics.

# crime - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Man jailed for eight years over cocaine-fuelled shooting rampage in Donegal town
# Glenties
# Glenties

Man jailed for eight years over cocaine-fuelled shooting rampage in Donegal town

Feb 1st 2022, 2:12 PM 22,529 Views 0 Comments

Dowling, 25, fired shots at houses and cars before turning the gun on a gardaí and the public.

# crime - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Man (40) appears in court in connection with fatal shooting of Michael Tormey
# Courts
# Courts

Man (40) appears in court in connection with fatal shooting of Michael Tormey

Jan 19th 2022, 12:15 PM 18,001 Views 0 Comments

The 49 year-old victim was shot dead earlier this month.

# crime - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Man and woman arrested in connection to fatal shooting of Michael Tormey in Ballyfermot
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man and woman arrested in connection to fatal shooting of Michael Tormey in Ballyfermot

Jan 13th 2022, 6:53 PM 41,720 Views 0 Comments

The pair are being held in garda stations in west Dublin.

# crime - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Witness appeal after teenage girl assaulted in Dublin
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Witness appeal after teenage girl assaulted in Dublin

Updated Jan 2nd 2022, 7:59 PM 56,617 Views 19 Comments

No arrests have been made at this stage of the investigation.

# crime - Saturday 25 December, 2021

Woman left in 'serious' condition following stabbing in Cork
# Banteer
# Banteer

Woman left in 'serious' condition following stabbing in Cork

Dec 25th 2021, 8:22 PM 52,839 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened before 4.30pm.

# crime - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

72% increase in fraud crimes this year driven by attempts to obtain personal information
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

72% increase in fraud crimes this year driven by attempts to obtain personal information

Dec 21st 2021, 3:03 PM 5,876 Views 2 Comments

Sexual offences rose this year by 10%, while other crimes such as burglary, theft and robbery decreased.

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Conservative MP David Amess
# London
# London

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Conservative MP David Amess

Dec 21st 2021, 2:17 PM 10,558 Views 0 Comments

Ali Harbi Ali is accused of murdering the MP for Southend West in October.

Man (40s) arrested in Donegal over €20 million property registration fraud
# Milford
# Milford

Man (40s) arrested in Donegal over €20 million property registration fraud

Dec 21st 2021, 11:38 AM 30,438 Views 8 Comments

The alleged fraud involves the removal of mortgage charges from 12 properties.

# crime - Monday 20 December, 2021

Nine due in court after the anti-drugs Operation Tara in Wicklow
# Bray District Court
# Bray District Court

Nine due in court after the anti-drugs Operation Tara in Wicklow

Dec 20th 2021, 9:01 AM 22,252 Views 0 Comments

26 locations in Wicklow were search over four days between 30 November and 3 December.

# crime - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Two arrested after seizure of more than €1.3 million worth of cannabis in Dublin
# Crime
# Crime

Two arrested after seizure of more than €1.3 million worth of cannabis in Dublin

Nov 30th 2021, 11:39 AM 16,261 Views 14 Comments

It follows garda searches of properties in the capital last night.

# crime - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Man sent forward for trial accused of launching firework at gardaí during Covid protest
# Courts
# Courts

Man sent forward for trial accused of launching firework at gardaí during Covid protest

Nov 25th 2021, 2:46 PM 10,985 Views 0 Comments

The allegations relate to a protest on 27 February this year.

# crime - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Man charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo
# Sligo
# Sligo

Man charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo

Updated Nov 21st 2021, 3:35 PM 32,331 Views 21 Comments

Cannabis plants and a quantity of cannabis herb were seized.

# crime - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

New legislation will allow for electronic monitoring of sex offenders
# Crime
# Crime

New legislation will allow for electronic monitoring of sex offenders

Nov 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 13,403 Views 38 Comments

The new bill published by the Justice Minister also gives additional powers to gardaí.

# crime - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Man who threatened to have 'bullet put in garda's head' may get community service
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Man who threatened to have 'bullet put in garda's head' may get community service

Nov 2nd 2021, 10:55 PM 21,553 Views 0 Comments

When Leon Travers (24) was arrested by gardaí for an alleged public order offence in October 2018, he engaged in “aggressive” and threatening behaviour.

# crime - Monday 25 October, 2021

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow
# Carlow
# Carlow

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow

Oct 25th 2021, 1:53 PM 13,549 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí on Saturday.

# crime - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

'Smurf' the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

'Smurf' the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime

Oct 6th 2021, 11:38 AM 9,485 Views 0 Comments

Anthony de Avila represented his country at both the 1994 and 1998 World Cups.

# crime - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

15% increase in contacts made to Crime Victims Helpline in 2020 compared to previous year
# Crime
# Crime

15% increase in contacts made to Crime Victims Helpline in 2020 compared to previous year

Oct 5th 2021, 3:55 PM 3,580 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to the CVH’s 2020 annual report launched today.

# crime - Monday 4 October, 2021

Men charged after gardaí intercept vehicle and seize cash and cars
# Swords
# Swords

Men charged after gardaí intercept vehicle and seize cash and cars

Oct 4th 2021, 7:05 AM 21,712 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí seized over €130,000 in cash, two Audi cars and a Rolex watch.

# crime - Friday 1 October, 2021

Gardaí arrest woman as part of probe into international fraud gang
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí arrest woman as part of probe into international fraud gang

Oct 1st 2021, 2:18 PM 20,220 Views 0 Comments

The woman is detained under anti-crime gang legislation and can be detained for seven days.

# crime - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Man in serious condition following Waterford assault
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man in serious condition following Waterford assault

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:05 AM 15,152 Views 0 Comments

The victim was attacked in the Hanover Street area at 9pm last night.

Two arrested in connection with burglaries after stolen van intercepted on outskirts of Dublin
# Swords
# Swords

Two arrested in connection with burglaries after stolen van intercepted on outskirts of Dublin

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:55 AM 19,754 Views 10 Comments

The thefts happened in Ardee and Swords last night.

# crime - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
# England
# England

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire

Sep 22nd 2021, 10:03 AM 21,758 Views 0 Comments

Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.

# crime - Saturday 18 September, 2021

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
# America
# America

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Sep 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 84,651 Views 14 Comments

The 78-year-old Durst will appeal against the conviction, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

# crime - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack
# Crime
# Crime

Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack

Sep 5th 2021, 12:19 PM 29,034 Views 27 Comments

A garda spokesman said the operation had “directly prevented” other ransomware attacks across the world.

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