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#forensics

# forensics - Thursday 10 September, 2020

The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019
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# Forensics

The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019

Sep 10th 2020, 12:05 PM 11,008 Views 21 Comments

The database is regarded as one of the State’s most important tools for fighting crime.

# forensics - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Fears for missing 17-year-old boy as gardaí seek to identify body parts dumped in bag
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# Coolock

Fears for missing 17-year-old boy as gardaí seek to identify body parts dumped in bag

Jan 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 65,631 Views 77 Comments

Gardaí are awaiting DNA results to identify the body.

# forensics - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Excavations at Tuam mother and baby home expected to start in latter half of 2019
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# Forensics

Excavations at Tuam mother and baby home expected to start in latter half of 2019

Dec 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,597 Views 19 Comments

The government must first pass legislation allowing it to carry out excavations.

# forensics - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place
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# Cold Cases

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place

Mar 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,454 Views 15 Comments

Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.

# forensics - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

UK police forensics 'ignore' attempted burglaries at odd-numbered houses
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# One Way To Do It

UK police forensics 'ignore' attempted burglaries at odd-numbered houses

Aug 5th 2015, 6:39 PM 17,869 Views 14 Comments

The scheme was part of cost-cutting measures by the Leicestershire police force.

# forensics - Monday 29 September, 2014

'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies
# Forensics
# Forensics

'DNA is sexy' but dental records most useful for identifying bodies

Sep 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,543 Views 4 Comments

Kerry forensic dentist Paul Keogh told us how his work can help gardaí identify victims and sometimes even the people responsible for crimes.

# forensics - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king
# Csi Leicester
# Csi Leicester

Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king

Sep 17th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,023 Views 12 Comments

Three of his injuries had the potential to cause death quickly – two to the skull and one to the pelvis.

# forensics - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on international database
# DNA Database
# DNA Database

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on international database

Sep 11th 2013, 10:45 PM 6,057 Views 44 Comments

The Minister for Justice published the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013 today that will force criminals to give DNA samples.

# forensics - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Experts exhume remains of Yasser Arafat
# Mystery
# Mystery

Experts exhume remains of Yasser Arafat

Nov 27th 2012, 7:54 AM 3,615 Views 22 Comments

The search for forensic clues into the death of the Palestinian leader continues.

# forensics - Saturday 28 January, 2012

19-year-old woman killed in Galway road accident
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# Roads

19-year-old woman killed in Galway road accident

Jan 28th 2012, 10:08 AM 4,470 Views 9 Comments

Two other people were injured in the single vehicle road traffic collision in Galway city early this morning.

# forensics - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 13th 2011, 11:00 AM 100 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# forensics - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer
# Forensics
# Forensics

Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer

Oct 20th 2011, 12:09 PM 386 Views 6 Comments

A defence lawyer warns that defendants are less equipped than prosecutors when it comes to engaging forensic experts to testify – increasing the danger of unsafe convictions.

# forensics - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 11th 2011, 11:01 AM 80 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# forensics - Monday 9 May, 2011

Dublin teenager dies after being shot in the head
# Shooting
# Shooting

Dublin teenager dies after being shot in the head

May 9th 2011, 8:36 PM 4,442 Views 0 Comments

A 19-year-old is shot in broad daylight in Inchicore, and died this evening at St James’s Hospital.