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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Hijacking

Last month
August 2023
Man accused of hi-jacking Porsche and driving through Dublin city centre denied bail
A man took control of a car on Northbrook Avenue in Ranelagh and drove it from the area yesterday evening.
This year
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.
Two males arrested after hijacking and criminal damage incident in Lucan and Leixlip
A man in his 20s and a male teenager are currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station and investigations are ongoing.
Police remain at the scene of explosive device found in Derry yesterday
The device was left metres away from houses and a sports area where a number of children were playing football.
Delivery motorcyclist injured during hijacking in Tallaght
The motorcycle was later recovered by gardaí having been abandoned on the N81.
Last year
Two men due in court over attempted hijacking of car and two robberies in Co Dublin
The driver of the car was assaulted during the attempted hijacking.
Two men arrested after attempted hijacking of car and two robberies in Co Dublin
The driver of the car was assaulted during the attempted hijacking.
Witness appeal after woman threatened with suspected gun during car hijacking in Dublin
The incident occurred at 3.10pm this afternoon on Park West Road in Ballyfermot, Dublin 12.
Man pulled from car in 'attempted carjacking' in Dun Laoghaire
A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Man due in court charged over hijacking and security alert in north Belfast
He has been charged with a number of offences.
All time
Man arrested after hijacking car and threatening driver with knife
The man demanded to be driven to Portlaoise.
Man charged over attempted hijacking and criminal damage to cars in Dublin
The incident occurred in the Phibsborough Road area of Dublin 7 on Tuesday.
Man charged with attempted knifepoint car hijacking in Cork city
The incident happened at 7pm on Monday evening.
Man armed with knife tried to hijack car in Cork city
A man in his late teens has been arrested.
Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking
The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.
Appeal for witnesses after hit-and-run collision and attempted car hijacking in Dublin
The incident happened in Tallaght yesterday evening.
Gardaí investigate after woman 'physically pulled out of car' during hijacking in Meath this morning
A garda spokesperson said the motorist, “was suddenly confronted by two men”.
Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase
Tony Ward has received a partially suspended sentence.
Suspect in murder case suffered traumatic brain injury while trying to escape gardaí
The incident occurred while he was involved in the hijacking of a car months after the alleged murder.
Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane
They had claimed to have a grenade when they took over the plane, which had over 100 people on board.
Man who hijacked nurse's car and "drove it like a mad man" while on drugs jailed for six years
In sentencing 25-year-old Christopher Coakley Judge Patricia Ryan noted he had been suffering a “drug-induced psychosis” at the time of the incident.
Man 'hijacks woman's car' before crashing with her still in it in early morning drama
The incident began at 5am this morning near Dublin Airport.
Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking
The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.
The bizarre hijacking involving an Irish plane, an Irish minister and the Third Secret of Fatima
Albert Reynolds to the rescue.
"It's over": Plane standoff ends after hijacker surrenders in Cyprus
The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed no Irish citizens were involved.
Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack
President Nicos Anastasiades made the comments in response to reports that the hijacker had acted to try and communicate with his ex-wife.
Man arrested after taxi hijacked in Dublin
The man told the driver he had a gun.
Will the new 'Bail Bill' actually prevent murders, robberies and kidnappings?
The government has proposed a new ‘Bail Bill’ to change the way bail is dealt with.
Hijacker jailed for taking car with baby inside on All-Ireland quarter final day
The heroin addict failed “in spectacular fashion”, the court heard.
Carjacking: Taxi-driver forced from car in early morning attack
The driver was travelling with three male passengers when the man in the front seat forced him to stop, and assaulted him.
Pizza delivery driver hijacked while making deliveries
He was threatened by two men with knives.
Woman taxi driver threatened with knife in attempted hijacking
The attack has been described as “absolutely despicable”.
Check out this video of Albert Reynolds playing a small part in ending a hijacking crisis
It’s 1981 and the Minister for Transport is in the thick of a major stand off at a French airport.
Boy (4) dies after being dragged by hijacked car in South Africa
The little boy’s mother was loading him and his sister into the car when hijackers put a gun to her head.
Man arrested after threatening to blow up plane to "a destination in Europe"
The plane was boarded by anti-terrorism agents who entered into talks with the alleged would-be hijacker.
Two arrested after hijacking pizza delivery man's car
The man and woman were spotted by a garda patrol car shortly after they forced the driver out of his car.
Gardaí are investigating the fifth Dublin carjacking in a month
The incident occurred late on Saturday night on Windmill Road in Crumlin.
Man hijacks car with two children inside, forces their mother to drive to ATM
The incident occurred this afternoon at 3.40pm. The man jumped into the back of the car and threatened the woman.
Gardaí investigating broad daylight car hijacking in Dublin
The car, a grey Ford Focus with the reg plate 03-D-55722 was driven off towards Merrion Road.