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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Gardaí

# Accident
Gardaí and HSA investigating after man dies at Kerry slurry pit
The man, aged in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was brought to University Hospital Kerry for a post-mortem examination.
# Pedestrian
Man in his 80s killed on Co Louth road yesterday evening
The driver of the car was uninjured.
30th May 2023
# Drug seizure
Man and woman charged following seizure of €600k worth of cannabis in Dublin Airport
The drugs were found in passenger luggage on an inbound flight.
This week
28th May 2023 - 31st May 2023
# garda recruitment
Garda recruitment age limit should be reconsidered, says justice minister
The Government hope to recruit 1,000 new gardaí by the end of the year.
# Gardaí
Man appears in court after pipe bombs found in bag at Tallaght Garda Station
The station was evacuated after the explosives were discovered on Friday evening.
# Missing
Gardaí thank public after Cork teenager found safe and well
Kelsey Stokes had been last seen on Douglas Road, Cork on the evening of Friday, 26 May.
# Shannon
Gardaí concerned for welfare of man missing from Clare for over a week
John McNally (56) was last seen on Friday 19 May in Shannon.
Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# kilglass
Gardaí investigating after woman's body discovered at residence in Roscommon
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination.
# Garristown
Female cyclist (20s) dies after collision with car in County Dublin
The male driver (20s) of the car was uninjured.
# Wexford
Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Enniscorthy
A man in his 40s died following the assault on Thursday.
# Gardaí
Boy hospitalised after crash in Offaly
He was rushed to Temple Street hospital in Dublin
# Ceremony
‘A miracle’ no-one was killed in 2020 Donegal shooting spree, sergeant says
Sergeant Edward Griffin was among 11 recipients of a Scott Medal for bravery at a ceremony held in Dublin.
# Gardaí
Two men arrested in connection with drug seizure in Cork
The men are aged in their late teens and 20s.
# Dundalk
Murder investigation launched following discovery of woman's body in Co Louth
The woman’s body was found at a residence in Dundalk, Co Louth, yesterday evening.
# no jury trial
Special Criminal Court expert review to be published next month
A vote to extend laws that underpins the Special Criminal Court will take place before the summer recess.
# Cabinet
Jail-time for assaulting Gardaí or ramming Garda vehicles to increase to 12 years
Minister for Justice Simon Harris will today seek Cabinet approval to amend the law.
# anti-immigration protests
Simon Harris: 'It's not for any of us' to question decisions of Gardaí on the ground at protests
The Justice Minister said that he has full confidence in members of the Gardaí to implement the law when policing protests.
# Coco's Law
Govt campaign delivers message that it's a crime to threaten to share someone's intimate images
The awareness campaign will run on TV, cinema, local and national radio, and social media.
# fatal incident
Young woman killed after being struck by Garda car in Co Donegal named locally
The woman’s body remains at the scene of the incident, which is closed off to allow for a technical examination to take place.
# Car Theft
Four teen boys arrested in connection with vehicle thefts in east of the country
The boys are being detained in garda stations in Kildare and Carlow.
Last month
May 2023
# Fatal Crash
Man dies in car crash in Co Meath
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
# Dublin 12
Teenager (17) hospitalised with serious head injuries in Bluebell assault
Gardaí say he was attacked by “a group of males” on La Touche Road in Bluebell yesterday evening.
# Meath
Gardaí investigating assault on teenager in Navan after footage shared on social media
The victim was taken to hospital to receive treatment for serious facial injuries.
# online fraud
Online bank fraud has risen by almost 50% since before the pandemic
Ireland is especially targeted with these activities and has the most instances of phishing out of any country.
# Dublin
Fifth person arrested in relation to shooting of Gary Carey in Kilmainham last year
It comes after four people were arrested yesterday in connection with the shooting.
# accommodation crisis
Taoiseach 'horrified' by burning of refugee tents as ministers to meet gardaí over protests
Migrant groups have expressed grave concern for the safety of asylum seekers sleeping rough.
A makeshift camp for migrants on Dublin's Sandwith Street was torched on Friday night amid demonstrations.
Integration Minister Roderic O'Gorman said people have the right to protest but not to 'intimidate'.
The Green Party TD said 180 beds will become available to be offered to migrants in the coming days.
# Longford
Motorcyclist killed in Co Longford road collision
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.
# operation tara
Gardaí seize €660,000 worth of cannabis in Enniscorthy
No one was arrested during the operation and gardaí said investigations are ongoing.
# Sandwith Street
Man charged by gardaí following rival demonstrations in Dublin yesterday
Gardaí said the man will appear before Dublin District Court later this month.
# wilton manor
Gardaí appeal for information on silver saloon car seen at time of Cork shooting
A man in his 40s was injured in the incident.
# Drugs
Three arrested as 360k worth of cannabis seized in north Dublin
A man and woman in their 30s were arrested by Gardaí today, while a man in his 20s was arrested on Wednesday.
# Extradition
Man wanted for hijacking arrested at Belfast Airport trying to flee to Spain
The man was detained by PSNI on an Irish extradition warrant whilst trying to get a flight to Spain.
# Gardaí
Woman arrested after being tasered by Gardaí in Limerick
Gardaí responded to a call about a woman acting threatening at a residence on Clare Street, Limerick city at 11.15pm last night.
# Limerick
Gardai appeal for witnesses to attack on female jogger in Limerick city
Gardaí said that last Wednesday 3 May a woman in her mid-20s was out jogging on the Canal Bank, Rhebogue, when she was struck in the face by a male.
# Courts
Former League of Ireland player wins €505k damages after being assaulted by Gardai
Counsel for the Garda Commissioner, the Minister for Justice and the State fully denied claims that the Gardai had assaulted and falsely imprisoned Michael Sheehan.
# Limerick
Gardaí begin enquiries into 'alleged breaches of the Local Government Act' in Munster region
It’s understood the Garda enquiries relate to the sale of land owned by Limerick County Council a number of years ago.
Opinion: New legislation reforming garda and oversight bodies isn't in line with best practice
Doireann Ansbro of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties says the proposed reforms of Garda bodies doesn’t go far enough.
# Gardaí
Two men arrested following multiple robberies in Dublin and Wicklow
No injuries were reported.
# Gardaí
Two male youths arrested in connection with theft of multiple cars in Wicklow
They have since been released.
# drive off
Nine charged after gardaí patrol service stations for fuel theft
Seven men and two women were arrested after an operation in the Tallaght and Rathfarnham areas yesterday.