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#Criminal

# criminal - Monday 3 January, 2022

South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control

Updated Jan 3rd 2022, 4:41 PM 21,750 Views 2 Comments

President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters yesterday that a man had been held and that the building’s sprinkler systems had apparently failed.

# criminal - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation
# Neo-Nazi
# Neo-Nazi

Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation

Oct 7th 2020, 10:38 AM 16,543 Views 0 Comments

The judgement came to a background of clashes between police and anti-fascist demonstrators.

# criminal - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle
# State Appeal
# State Appeal

Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:17 PM 24,589 Views 20 Comments

The man had pleaded guilty to assault causing harm at Slade Road, Saggart in 2015.

# criminal - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations
# Anti-social Behaviour
# Anti-social Behaviour

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations

Nov 7th 2019, 6:57 PM 14,057 Views 0 Comments

Allegations emerged last month that a known criminal extorted money from building firms to pay for protection from anti-social behaviour.

# criminal - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn
# Criminal
# Criminal

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

May 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 16,260 Views 60 Comments

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

# criminal - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Taxi driver not allowed female passengers in front seat while on bail for sexual assault
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver not allowed female passengers in front seat while on bail for sexual assault

Apr 10th 2019, 4:37 PM 27,271 Views 0 Comments

The case was adjourned to allow for the preparation of a psychological report.

# criminal - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story
# Black Mass
# Black Mass

Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 5:36 PM 54,770 Views 40 Comments

The author of Black Mass and Bulger’s biography Dick Lehr speaks to us about the criminal’s life.

# criminal - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Burglar with history of drug addiction thanks judge for 'saving' his life by putting him back into custody
# Courts
# Courts

Burglar with history of drug addiction thanks judge for 'saving' his life by putting him back into custody

Jul 15th 2018, 6:30 AM 14,732 Views 0 Comments

At a hearing last month Boyle asked Judge O’Connor if he could be sent back to custody because he was struggling and finding it difficult on bail.

# criminal - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland
# Criminal
# Criminal

Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland

Jun 9th 2018, 3:20 PM 7,363 Views 2 Comments

The PSNI said that the incidents had a similar modus operandi and that detectives believe the same gang may be involved.

# criminal - Friday 22 December, 2017

The legendary 'We Want Plates' Twitter account has compiled the 10 worst ways restaurants served food in 2017
# Notions
From The Daily Edge
# Notions

The legendary 'We Want Plates' Twitter account has compiled the 10 worst ways restaurants served food in 2017

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:04 PM 8,903 Views 0 Comments

Make it stop.

# criminal - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Man who viciously attacked two Italian men jailed for three years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who viciously attacked two Italian men jailed for three years

Apr 6th 2017, 8:05 PM 15,453 Views 40 Comments

The convicted man has 20 previous convictions, including for robbery and theft

# criminal - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years
# Right To A Defence
# Right To A Defence

Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years

Mar 26th 2017, 7:10 AM 9,977 Views 38 Comments

€53 million was spent on providing free legal aid to people facing criminal charges last year alone.

# criminal - Monday 30 January, 2017

'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist
# Artful Dodger
# Artful Dodger

'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist

Jan 30th 2017, 1:34 PM 9,193 Views 0 Comments

Vjeran Tomic was known for daring, acrobatic heists.

# criminal - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Fifty-one people arrested after 19 searches in Kilkenny
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Fifty-one people arrested after 19 searches in Kilkenny

Jan 25th 2017, 5:55 PM 21,887 Views 0 Comments

Heroin and cannabis herb were seized along with diesel, power tools and gas cylinders.

# criminal - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Eddie Hutch Jr in a "fragile psychological state", court hears
# Charges
# Charges

Eddie Hutch Jr in a "fragile psychological state", court hears

Oct 26th 2016, 3:51 PM 19,997 Views 0 Comments

He appeared at Dublin District Court to face charges for motoring and theft offences.

# criminal - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying
# Courts Service
# Courts Service

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Jul 12th 2016, 3:50 PM 14,900 Views 103 Comments

Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.

# criminal - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Criminal tries to ram jeep full of armed gardaí he mistook for rival gang
# Oops
# Oops

Criminal tries to ram jeep full of armed gardaí he mistook for rival gang

Nov 26th 2015, 10:49 PM 48,795 Views 42 Comments

The man was arrested in Drogheda on Sunday morning.

# criminal - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June

Aug 6th 2015, 1:36 PM 20,755 Views 36 Comments

Today gardaí said many of these drivers are also active criminals with multiple previous convictions.

# criminal - Friday 12 June, 2015

An open casting for extras in BBC's Ripper Street will be held in Dublin next week
# On The Telly
# On The Telly

An open casting for extras in BBC's Ripper Street will be held in Dublin next week

Jun 12th 2015, 5:49 PM 19,905 Views 15 Comments

Looking like a Victorian-era criminal is probably a bonus.

# criminal - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

International eyes are going to be on Irish abortion laws today
# Close Scrutiny
# Close Scrutiny

International eyes are going to be on Irish abortion laws today

Jun 9th 2015, 6:10 AM 13,933 Views 128 Comments

Amnesty International is launching its ‘She is Not a Criminal’ report at 11am this morning.

# criminal - Friday 1 May, 2015

Dashcam footage shows dramatic garda car smash
# High Speed
# High Speed

Dashcam footage shows dramatic garda car smash

May 1st 2015, 8:54 AM 20,450 Views 28 Comments

The car being chased with a Mitubishi and contained four individuals under the age of 18.

# criminal - Monday 20 April, 2015

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised

Apr 20th 2015, 10:00 PM 14,827 Views 72 Comments

The People Before Profit TD has argued that all drugs should be decriminalised. Here’s why…

# criminal - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Man found with 31 pellets of cannabis in his stomach
# Charged
# Charged

Man found with 31 pellets of cannabis in his stomach

Apr 19th 2015, 1:28 PM 12,529 Views 0 Comments

He was charged and will appear at the Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street tomorrow.

# criminal - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year
# Repeat Offenders
# Repeat Offenders

Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,954 Views 0 Comments

Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.

# criminal - Monday 16 February, 2015

Silly criminal tells police to 'catch me if you can' on Facebook - then gets arrested
# Morto
# Morto

Silly criminal tells police to 'catch me if you can' on Facebook - then gets arrested

Feb 16th 2015, 8:00 PM 28,746 Views 24 Comments

The 19-year-old had breached his licence conditions after being released from prison.

# criminal - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Here's how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014
# Courts
# Courts

Here's how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014

Jan 25th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,998 Views 25 Comments

The expenditure has reduced by about €10 million in the last six years.

# criminal - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Confirmed: It's going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker
# Outlawed
# Outlawed

Confirmed: It's going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker

Nov 25th 2014, 6:15 PM 35,111 Views 173 Comments

The age of consent is also to remain at 17.

# criminal - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail

Oct 19th 2014, 8:20 PM 14,505 Views 64 Comments

That’s under new government proposals outlined today.

# criminal - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Slippery bandit: Man stands accused of stealing €2,000 worth of seafood
# Fishy Business
# Fishy Business

Slippery bandit: Man stands accused of stealing €2,000 worth of seafood

Oct 2nd 2014, 1:14 PM 10,907 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old man from Tallaght was also accused of stealing €6,000 worth of boat engines.

# criminal - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Irish criminal shot dead in the Costa del Sol
# Marbella
# Marbella

Irish criminal shot dead in the Costa del Sol

Sep 7th 2014, 7:13 AM 33,709 Views 17 Comments

The 45-year-old died after being shot in a bar in the Elviria area of Marbella.

# criminal - Monday 11 August, 2014

Business owners aren't reporting crimes because they don't trust the legal system
# Criminal
# Criminal

Business owners aren't reporting crimes because they don't trust the legal system

Aug 11th 2014, 2:58 PM 9,135 Views 41 Comments

Almost one in five owners don’t report crimes, a survey has found.

# criminal - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

16-year-old has three fingers cut off by criminal gang in "barbaric" attack
# Barbaric
# Barbaric

16-year-old has three fingers cut off by criminal gang in "barbaric" attack

Jun 17th 2014, 10:43 AM 38,041 Views 103 Comments

The attack has been described as “barbaric” by a local councillor.

# criminal - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:48 AM 12,470 Views 13 Comments

The last watch the CAB sold on the auction website went for €7,000.

# criminal - Monday 3 March, 2014

Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:40 AM 26,759 Views 101 Comments

The 61-year-old gangster is expected to recover, after being shot four times in Clondalkin on Saturday night.

# criminal - Monday 9 December, 2013

College students face legal repercussions after snowball fight gets ugly
# Snow Joke
From The Daily Edge
# Snow Joke

College students face legal repercussions after snowball fight gets ugly

Dec 9th 2013, 11:59 AM 6,502 Views 1 Comment

Police in Oregon are investigating the snowball fight after the students dumped buckets of snow on passing cars.

# criminal - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"

Oct 15th 2013, 1:18 PM 16,949 Views 60 Comments

The convicted drug trafficker, who led the gang that killed the Sunday Independent journalist, was freed from prison earlier today.

Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison
# Gilligan
# Gilligan

Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison

Oct 15th 2013, 10:50 AM 31,849 Views 165 Comments

The veteran criminal, who led the gang that murdered Veronica Guerin, made a phone call as he was driven from the facility in a waiting car.

# criminal - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Man breaks into Galway home and pours boiling water over couple in bed
# Attack
# Attack

Man breaks into Galway home and pours boiling water over couple in bed

Sep 25th 2013, 12:49 PM 34,062 Views 62 Comments

The man is to appear in court charged with assault and burglary.

# criminal - Friday 13 September, 2013

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k

Sep 13th 2013, 8:01 AM 14,232 Views 43 Comments

The convicted criminal is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence.

# criminal - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Call for limit on free legal aid for repeat offenders
# Courts
# Courts

Call for limit on free legal aid for repeat offenders

Sep 4th 2013, 9:42 AM 7,600 Views 90 Comments

The call has come from a Galway Joint Policing Committee and has been put to the Minister for Justice.

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