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#Emergency Response Unit

# emergency-response-unit - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Armed gardaí have trained for 'active shooter' attacks at empty schools and public buildings
# Training Operation
# Training Operation

Armed gardaí have trained for 'active shooter' attacks at empty schools and public buildings

Jul 7th 2022, 12:05 AM 22,289 Views 0 Comments

Emergency Response Unit and Armed Support Unit gardaí likely to be first on scene to active shooter scenarios.

# emergency-response-unit - Friday 15 April, 2022

Security dispute after ERU Gardaí used instead of Army Rangers for Coveney visit to Ukraine
# Army Ranger Wing
# Army Ranger Wing

Security dispute after ERU Gardaí used instead of Army Rangers for Coveney visit to Ukraine

Apr 15th 2022, 6:00 AM 84,463 Views 0 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister travelled to Kyiv yesterday protected by armed gardaí from the Emergency Response Unit.

# emergency-response-unit - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Man jailed for shooting Emergency Response Unit garda during raid
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for shooting Emergency Response Unit garda during raid

Oct 5th 2021, 2:32 PM 20,534 Views 0 Comments

Judge Nolan sentenced Charles Moore to nine years in prison for the offence of endangerment.

# emergency-response-unit - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

GRA seeks 'urgent' meeting with Commissioner over resourcing of Emergency Response Unit
# Back Up
# Back Up

GRA seeks 'urgent' meeting with Commissioner over resourcing of Emergency Response Unit

Jan 21st 2020, 10:35 AM 17,734 Views 41 Comments

Garda management has rejected claims that the force’s armed support capability is not sufficient.

# emergency-response-unit - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Four arrested as gardaí say they've foiled a potential gangland hit in Dublin's inner city
# Emergency Response Unit
# Emergency Response Unit

Four arrested as gardaí say they've foiled a potential gangland hit in Dublin's inner city

Mar 10th 2018, 1:32 PM 52,147 Views 28 Comments

A sub-machine gun, a semi-automatic pistol and a revolver have been recovered.

# emergency-response-unit - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Armed gardaí find loaded gun and arrest two men in significant anti-gangland operation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Armed gardaí find loaded gun and arrest two men in significant anti-gangland operation

Aug 8th 2017, 6:40 AM 41,251 Views 58 Comments

The arrests were made on Kylemore Road in Ballyfermot.

# emergency-response-unit - Friday 23 June, 2017

Man arrested after armed standoff with gardaí last night
# Finglas
# Finglas

Man arrested after armed standoff with gardaí last night

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:46 AM 29,823 Views 16 Comments

The man gave himself up after a number of hours.

# emergency-response-unit - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism
# Fight Against Terrorism
# Fight Against Terrorism

Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism

Jan 15th 2017, 7:10 AM 10,234 Views 69 Comments

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald says Ireland “is not immune” from the threat of terrorism.

# emergency-response-unit - 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.

# emergency-response-unit - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Man suing the State after armed gardaí raided his flat by mistake
# Emergency Response Unit
# Emergency Response Unit

Man suing the State after armed gardaí raided his flat by mistake

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:30 AM 26,965 Views 0 Comments

He said he felt “shocked” and “numbed” when gardaí entered his home.

# emergency-response-unit - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Gardaí investigating burglary at premises of its own armed unit
# Burglary
# Burglary

Gardaí investigating burglary at premises of its own armed unit

Apr 2nd 2013, 9:08 AM 15,322 Views 30 Comments

A base used by the Emergency Response Unit – the location of which is not being disclosed – was broken into on Sunday night.

# emergency-response-unit - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí
# First Aid
# First Aid

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí

Aug 8th 2012, 2:38 PM 4,711 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí say they have suspended a defibrillator pilot programme in Blanchardstown and are evaluating a pilot in Kilkenny.

# emergency-response-unit - Friday 25 May, 2012

Two men arrested over alleged extortion
# Arrests
# Arrests

Two men arrested over alleged extortion

May 25th 2012, 7:42 PM 3,603 Views 3 Comments

The men were arrested in Dundalk this morning.

# emergency-response-unit - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Five arrested as gardaí investigate organised crime
# Arrests
# Arrests

Five arrested as gardaí investigate organised crime

Jun 12th 2011, 12:03 PM 1,194 Views 10 Comments

As part of an ongoing investigation, gardaí arrested the five men in Kill, Co Kildare, early this morning.