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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Gardaí

This week
3rd December 2023 - 9th December 2023
More than 54,000 reports of domestic violence made to gardaí so far this year
This represents an 8% increase on the same period in 2022.
Man, 60s, arrested in investigation into fatal assault at Tralee cemetery
Thomas Dooley (43) was killed on the grounds of Rathass cemetery in Co Kerry last year.
Recruitment age for gardaí to rise from 35 to 50 from next month after Cabinet sign off
Government hopes to see a boost in recruitment numbers.
Baseball caps being trialled as part of new Garda uniform in three stations
Previously a garda spokesperson said the traditional peaked cap was being kept as part of the garda uniform.
Gardaí search two locations as part of EU-wide operation targeting illegal gun manufacturing
It was part of an EU-wide joint day of action in October that was co-ordinated by Europol.
Gardaí to carry out high-visibility patrols ahead of Christmas as Operation Open City kicks off
Gardaí have said the aim of the operation is to facilitate the movement of public transport and minimise traffic disruption.
Last week
26th November 2023 - 9th December 2023
Sinn Féin Justice spokesman says plans for more tasers a 'band-aid' solution to Gardaí woes
TD Pa Daly said that he does not think bulking up on heavy equipment is a “long term solution”.
Man and woman, both 40s, arrested over shop robbery in Dun Laoghaire last week
Staff were threated with a knife before a sum of cash was taken during the course of the incident.
Two men hospitalised with serious injuries after stabbing at Cabra funeral
Gardaí confirmed the news tonight.
Legislation to provide gardaí with body-worn cameras passes
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee said the new legislation will also give gardai greater access to CCTV.
'Vigilantes' patrolling rural areas against asylum seekers seeking ID details, committee told
Patrick Costello pointed to alleged checkpoints in Leitrim and vigilante style protests in a number of other counties.
Prof Donncha O’Connell: We need a calm and measured assessment of policing after the riots
As the dust settles on the riots, the professor of law says oversight of An Garda Síochána must not be sacrificed.
Garda Commissioner faces questions from TDs after Dublin Riots
Commissioner Drew Harris has been invited to the Oireachtas justice committee today.
Gardaí examining alleged incitement and social media posts for Dublin riots investigation
It is understood that the public are assisting with garda inquiries about last Thursday’s scenes.
Tánaiste says McEntee will have full backing of all Fianna Fáil TDs if no confidence vote called
Mary Lou McDonald criticised Government TDs for not being present on the scene of last week’s stabbing incident.
Ministers have pledged their full support for Justice Minister Helen McEntee amid threats of a motion of confidence next week
Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald says McEntee's position is untenable.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar aks people to stop connecting migration with crime, saying 'it's not right'.
Increased garda presence planned for Dublin city centre 'up to and beyond Christmas'
Pressure mounts as Harris and McEntee called before justice committee over city centre violence
Man arrested after protesters surround Mary Lou McDonald's car in East Wall
The Sinn Féin leader was at East Wall’s Sean O’Casey Community Centre yesterday evening.
Man hospitalised after stabbing incident on Talbot Street last night
Gardaí are investigating the assault and have carried out an examination of the scene.
Gardaí investigating after seat on a Dublin bus catches fire last night
Flames and smoke were seen inside the upper deck of the parked vehicle.
Last month
November 2023
Investigation launched after staff at supermarket threatened with knife in Dublin
The incident occurred shortly after 9pm last night. No arrests have been made.
Former member: It's time gardaí got some real support in tackling antisocial behaviour
Stephen Moore says he was horrified to see the attacks on gardaí on what he calls a night of shame for the capital.
Man tells court he saw Kyle Hayes and others punching man lying in 'foetal position' on the street
Hayes is charged with assault causing harm to Cillian McCarthy (24) on 28 October, 2019.
Dublin riots: How a mob in the capital turned to looting, arson and calls to kill
Dublin city centre was largely shut down last night as rioters attacked gardaí, looted shops and set vehicles on fire.
What exactly happened in Dublin city and how did the situation escalate so quickly?
To understand that, we need to explore what has been happening online in terms of anti-immigration rhetoric
As is often the case with a breaking news story, many rumours gained traction yesterday before the truth had time to emerge
As it happened: Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
Schools close early and clinics cancelled at Temple Street amid fears of unrest in central Dublin
PSNI send two water cannon to gardaí following last night's riots in Dublin
The PSNI confirmed in a statement this afternoon that they had sent dispatched the water cannon.
GoFundMe for Deliveroo driver who stopped Parnell Street attacker raises over €100k in seven hours
Caio Benicio was on his bike yesterday afternoon when he intervened in the attack.
Aoife Barry: I didn’t recognise the Dublin I witnessed yesterday - it was terrifying
The journalist and author was witness to much of the violence and disorder in Dublin last night.
Five people hospitalised, including three children, in suspected stabbing outside school in Dublin
Two of the injured – a woman (30s) and a girl (5) – have sustained serious injuries.
Man's body found at residential premises in Firies area in Kerry
A post-mortem is due to take place at University Hospital Kerry.
Man arrested on foot of Swedish European arrest warrant in Louth
The man was arrested in Dundalk on Sunday and appeared before a High Court judge.
Gardaí seize over €100,000 in cash after Westmeath operation targeting an organised crime group
Three people were arrested during the course of the searches, two of whom have been released without charge.
Gardaí investigating after woman hospitalised for gunshot injury in Dublin last night
The incident took place at approximately 10.10pm last night.
Two men released after arrests over shooting in Carlow last year
No one was injured in the incident which occurred last December.
Nine arrested as part of investigation into money laundering and smishing
Gardaí have seized €1.12 million in cryptocurrency as part of the investigation.
Five men arrested in relation to shooting in Carlow last year
No one was injured in the incident which occurred last December.
Gardaí appeal for information after alleged assault on train in Limerick
The incident took place last week.
Gardaí investigating after paint thrown on Department of Foreign Affairs offices
A large demonstration took place in Dublin on Saturday, where protestors called for an end to Israel’s war with Hamas.
Man charged over serious assault in Stoneybatter on Saturday night
The man is due to appear in court over the incident this morning.
Man accused of renting properties for prostitution for 'major criminal organisation' refused bail
It is alleged the man had a “vital role in organising prostitution in Ireland” for several years and “coerced young vulnerable women into the industry.
Man (20s) killed in shooting in Finglas, north Dublin
The shooting is understood to have been drugs-related.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses following death of man in Tallaght on Wednesday
A 50-year-old man was discovered unresponsive outside a residence at Dromcarra Ave in Tallaght on Wednesday.
Man charged after being arrested in connection with human trafficking investigation
The man was arrested at Dublin Airport on Thursday.