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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Dangerous

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Man with crossbow arrested after "dangerous" stand-off
11 cannabis plants were discovered in the man’s house.
Rush hour drivers take note... Gardaí have launched a seatbelt crackdown
Let’s be careful out there.
Five killed in fireworks factory tragedy
Six people are reported to have been injured.
Pilot who drank two bottles of whiskey and beer with crew before flight jailed
The 38-year-old was almost seven times the legal limit.
Four people were gored to death by bulls over the weekend
In total seven people have been killed by the animals since the start of July.
Gardaí and Revenue in crackdown on Dublin rickshaws
A joint operation between Gardaí and Revenue officials yesterday evening was inspecting the vehicles.
Spanish bullfighter in serious condition after being gored in groin
The bull sank its horns 25 centimetres into the man’s groin but did not hit any vital organs.
O'Brien hits back at Irish Times in letter to the editor
O’Brien says he is seeking vindication over falsehoods uttered about him.
More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours
The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.
Torrential downpours set to make traffic collisions 'almost inevitable'
Motorists are being warned to be especially careful this bank holiday weekend.
Shocking photos show Cork flat complex littered with heroin paraphernalia
Residents have been expressing concern at the situation.
Crate of petrol bombs seized from group of more than 20 youths
“What might seem like fooling about can often result in a criminal record.”
Three people gored in Spain's 'Running of the Bulls' festival
This has happened on the first day of the San Fermin festival.
These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons
The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.
Coastguard rescues 10-month-old baby stranded at sea
The child was dragged out to sea by currents and strong winds.
Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...
Around two thirds of black market cigarettes in Ireland are ‘illicit whites’.
More of this peanut butter is being recalled because of a potential choking hazard
The FSAI said some jars may contain a ‘foreign body’.
Almost 85% of Dublin flats fail to meet basic standard in inspection
It has also been found that half of all accommodation inspected is not of an adequate size.
Violent prisoner is still on the move on the island of Ireland
Jonathan Turley was supposed to return to prison on May 9 after being released on bail.
Batch of peanut butter recalled in Ireland as it may contain 'a foreign body'
The batch could present a choking hazard or public health risk, the FSAI has said.
Dublin rapper's distressing underwater music video has gone viral
That’s a seriously long time.
Galway farmer unearths 50-year-old explosives while digging drainage
An army bomb disposal team safely detonated the explosives.
Restaurant closed for 'grave and immediate danger to public health'
The restaurant in Roscommon was reopened after five days
Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website
His victim had been a willing participant.
A crisp packet blocking a chimney could have killed this family
An episode of RTÉ’s ‘The Consumer Show’ talks to families affected by carbon monoxide poisoning.
US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown
The man wrestled a gun off a guard and fled the hospital, where he had been receiving treatment after a suicide attempt.
An 'America's Next Top Model' contestant has been killed in a triple murder
Mirijana Puhar was killed along with two others in North Carolina on Tuesday.
Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached
He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.
World's most dangerous toy measured how much it contaminated children
This 1950s science set contained four types of uranium ore.
There are dangerous ecstasy tablets with a 'UPS' logo in circulation
A public health warning has been issued over the tablets.
Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland
The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.
The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.
Ashley Johnson has been cited for this challenge on Leinster's Dave Kearney
The Leinster wing’s involvement in the Six Nations is in doubt due to a shoulder injury.
Rise in cycling came with an increased number of deaths - are we ready for so many bikes?
A count of cycle traffic in Dublin city from 2011 to 2013 shows a jump of 20,000 cyclists.
Six-year-old allegedly pricked with syringe on a Dublin Bus
The incident occurred last Friday on the 66B service.
More women may feel anxious on icy roads but men lose control of their car more
It seems heightened anxiety may result in more cautious driving.
Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets?
Emily Duffy, a student from Limerick, has been displaying the ‘Homeless Wrap’ idea this week as part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.
A handwash that causes infection and other stuff that could have harmed Irish people in 2014
It’s a hazardous world out there.
These 38 sewage treatment sites are putting your health at risk
An EPA report has also found raw sewage is still being dumped into bathing waters.
The first ever Buckfast cocktail competition was held in Galway this week
The contest, which was open to every bar in Galway, was won by a concoction called ‘Buckfast Lives Forever’.