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# hijacking - Thursday 13 August, 2020

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.

# hijacking - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Man charged with attempted knifepoint car hijacking in Cork city

The incident happened at 7pm on Monday evening.

# hijacking - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Man armed with knife tried to hijack car in Cork city

A man in his late teens has been arrested.

# hijacking - Friday 23 August, 2019

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.

# hijacking - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Appeal for witnesses after hit-and-run collision and attempted car hijacking in Dublin

The incident happened in Tallaght yesterday evening.

# hijacking - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

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”.

# hijacking - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase

Tony Ward has received a partially suspended sentence.

# hijacking - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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.

# hijacking - Friday 23 December, 2016

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.

# hijacking - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

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.

# hijacking - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# hijacking - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking

The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.

# hijacking - Saturday 2 April, 2016

# hijacking - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

"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 Always A Woman Involved This post contains videos

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.

# hijacking - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Man arrested after taxi hijacked in Dublin

The man told the driver he had a gun.

# hijacking - Thursday 23 July, 2015

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.

# hijacking - Monday 20 July, 2015

Hijacker jailed for taking car with baby inside on All-Ireland quarter final day

The heroin addict failed “in spectacular fashion”, the court heard.

# hijacking - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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.

# hijacking - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Pizza delivery driver hijacked while making deliveries

He was threatened by two men with knives.

# hijacking - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Woman taxi driver threatened with knife in attempted hijacking

The attack has been described as “absolutely despicable”.

# hijacking - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Check out this video of Albert Reynolds playing a small part in ending a hijacking crisis Third Secret Of Fatima This post contains videos

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.

# hijacking - Monday 21 July, 2014

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.

# hijacking - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

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.

# hijacking - Sunday 1 June, 2014

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.

# hijacking - Monday 26 May, 2014

Gardaí are investigating the fifth Dublin carjacking in a month

The incident occurred late on Saturday night on Windmill Road in Crumlin.

# hijacking - Friday 16 May, 2014

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.

# hijacking - Monday 21 April, 2014

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.

# hijacking - Monday 14 April, 2014

Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers

The car was found burned out a short time later.

# hijacking - Monday 17 February, 2014

No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours

“Switzerland cannot intervene because its airbases are closed at night and on the weekend,” a spokesperson said.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# hijacking - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Two men arrested after hijacking car from man in his 70s

The elderly man was assaulted during the incident and was taken to a nearby hospital.

Man arrested after taxi driver hijacking in Cork

The taxi driver is in his 70s and was threatened and injured before being removed from his vehicle.

# hijacking - Monday 4 November, 2013

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway

The identity of the suspect, who was himself injured according to Norwegian media, as well as the motives for the attack were not immediately clear.

# hijacking - Monday 30 September, 2013

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago

Sources say that one of the trains may have been stolen or hijacked, though police have not confirmed that.

# hijacking - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Woman dragged from car in hijacking incident in Belfast

The driver of a grey Peugeot 5008 was dragged from her car by three males.

# hijacking - Monday 24 June, 2013

Two men knock a woman down for her handbag before hijacking another's car

An elderly woman sustained injuries and had to be taken to hospital after the men tried to rob her handbag.

# hijacking - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Elderly woman's thumb bitten as she fights off car thieves

The victim has been taken to hospital for treatment.

# hijacking - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Two face court over Belfast hijacking and assaults on police

A police officer was injured after stopping a hijacked car in Belfast in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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