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#Crime

# crime - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

14-year-old boy to stand trial accused of raping girl

The boy appeared at Dublin Children’s Court today charged with sexual abuse offences which allegedly occurred when he was aged 12 and 13.

# crime - Monday 17 February, 2020

Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman

The man was then joined by three other males who rummaged through the house while the woman was locked into her living room.

Gardaí to step up patrols of flashpoint areas after shots fired at house in Longford

A number of shots were fired at a house on Thursday evening.

# crime - Friday 7 February, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020

We’ve asked the parties their stance on topics such as decriminalisation and how they would tackle drug-related crime.

# crime - Friday 31 January, 2020

€1.6 million in drugs, €700,000 in cash and 'a number of gold bars' seized by gardaí

Two of the searches were by gardaí targeting international crime.

# crime - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Garda arrested over alleged sexual assault

The man is currently being detained at a Midlands garda station.

# crime - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Crossbow and heroin seized after gardaí target property in Dublin

The seizure was made following a search in the north inner city last night.

# crime - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Mayo man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting woman with special needs

The woman and the man’s son were friends and had attended the same special needs school.

# crime - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs

Children as young as 10 are being used by older dealers both for dealing and drug running.

# crime - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Garda appeal after 12 gold rings and other jewellery stolen in Donegal

The theft happened at a business in Letterkenny last Saturday.

# crime - Monday 20 January, 2020

Man arrested at Dublin Airport over hammer assault and burglary incidents

Both incidents happened over an 18-hour period in Nenagh last month.

Two arrested as cocaine processing lab discovered in Galway

Gardaí seized equipment, more than €175,000 in cash and a quantity of cocaine from a property in the city.

# 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