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# Investigation

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Boy (15) charged after two petrol bombs thrown at police officers in Antrim
No injuries or damage was reported as a result of the incident.
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.
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.
Man's body found at residential premises in Firies area in Kerry
A post-mortem is due to take place at University Hospital Kerry.
Nine arrested as part of investigation into money laundering and smishing
Gardaí have seized €1.12 million in cryptocurrency as part of the investigation.
Gardaí name couple found dead in their home in Corofin as Claire and Joe Collins
Gardaí are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the couple’s death.
Italian police seize €779 million from Airbnb over alleged tax evasion
Airbnb is accused of failing to comply with a law to collect a 21 % flat rate tax on all short-term rentals.
UK police issue appeal for murder suspect they believe may be in Ireland
West Yorkshire Police are seeking to locate Emile Riggan and Louis Grant, who are wanted for the murder of a 19-year-old man in Leeds.
October 2023
Funeral home in US where nearly 200 bodies were discovered accused of falsifying cremation records
Police found 189 decaying bodies earlier this month after an ‘abhorrent’ smell was reported.
Conor McGregor will not face charges over alleged incident at US basketball game
The fighter had been at an NBA Finals game in June to take part in a promotional stunt.
Swimming restrictions hit over half of all Irish bathing waters this summer
A report by
Alice Chambers
Sea swimming has never been more popular but risks of pollution are also rising.
Conor McGregor will not face charges over alleged incident at US basketball game
The fighter had been at an NBA Finals game in June to take part in a promotional stunt.
Tina Satchwell: Man (50s) arrested on suspicion of murder of woman missing since 2017
The 45-year-old woman has been missing from her home in Youghal, Co Cork since 20 March 2017.
Gardaí investigating 'all the circumstances' surrounding a man's death in Cork this morning
The man was discovered unresponsive in a premises on the Kinsale Road in Cork.
September 2023
Police in Northern Ireland investigate single-vehicle crash that left one man dead
A man died at the scene of the crash.
Gardaí confirm Cork cocaine seizure is 'largest ever' in State's history
Elite Army Ranger Wing soldiers took control of the ship off the Cork/Waterford coast yesterday.
Street value of massive cocaine haul could be 'double or treble' its estimated €157m pricetag
Members of the elite Army Ranger Wing boarded a cargo ship and seized the suspected cocaine off the south coast yesterday afternoon.
Met Police confirm report of alleged sex assault against Russell Brand
The 48-year-old comedian and actor has been accused of rape, assault and emotional abuse between 2006 and 2013.
Russell Brand: A timeline of the sexual assault allegations
The allegations came to light following a joint investigation by The Sunday Times, The Times and Channel 4 Dispatches.
The comedian has been accused of rape and sexual assaults between 2006 and 2013, as well as claims of controlling, abusive and predatory behaviour.
Channel 4, BBC and a production company have launched investigations following the publication of the allegations.
Brand vehemently denies the allegations and said all of his relationships have been “consensual”.
Internal investigations launched after sexual assault allegations made against Russell Brand
Russell Brand faces multiple allegations of sexual assault in joint UK media investigation
Internal investigations launched after sexual assault allegations made against Russell Brand
On Sunday UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly suggested there are wider questions for the entertainment industry to answer.
Bordeaux police officially open investigation into botulism cases that left one woman dead
The restaurant owners are facing a jail term of between three to five years and fines of between €45,000 to €60,000.
M16 rifle and ammunition seized in Garda search operation in Shannon, Co Clare
A man in his 30s was arrested.
Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses after death of man, 60s, in Mayo
Peter Mc Dermott suffered serious injuries during an altercation around 1.20am on Saturday 9 September.
Hunter Biden indicted on federal charges over alleged lie about drug use during firearm purchase
President Joe Biden’s son is accused of lying about his drug use when he bought a firearm in October 2018, according to the indictment.
Post-mortem exam to be conducted on body of 66-year-old man found in Cork
Gardaí say that the results of the post-mortem will determine the course of their investigation.
Three more people arrested in connection with Galway city brawl
This brings the total number of individuals arrested in connection with the investigation to 12.
August 2023
Spanish football federation asks president to resign after sex assault probe for kissing player
Rubiales was provisionally suspended by FIFA on Saturday and is being investigated for sexual assault.
Man charged with possessing PSNI information obtained through data breach
A 50 year old man is due to appear at Coleraine Magistrates Court on Monday.
Inside Ireland's culture war on gender: Why there's more debate on trans issues than ever before
A report by
Stephen McDermott
The Journal looks at why anti-trans narratives have landed in Ireland despite overwhelming acceptance of trans men and women by Irish people.
Not sure why you are hearing so much about trans issues right now? We have traced where the debates - and misinformation - have come from.
The investigation finds tropes - about cats and bathrooms - have found their way into Irish conversations, both online and in real life.
Meanwhile, many people are still catching up with the terminology around gender and the issues affecting transgender people, writes Stevie McDermott.
Report finds senior HSE official conducted 'seriously flawed' and 'biased' investigation
The report arose out of serious concerns after an elderly patient suffered a dramatic decline in her health before dying in hospital.
US Justice Dept names special counsel to probe Hunter Biden's business deals
Hunter Biden has come under investigation in Congress over business deals he did in China, Ukraine and elsewhere.
Investigation underway after body found near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre
A post-mortem will be conducted at a later date.
Chelsea face Premier League probe over alleged financial breaches – reports
The club last month agreed a settlement with Uefa.
Zambia coach accused of sexual misconduct during Women's World Cup
New Zealand police were made aware of the alleged incident and Fifa have confirmed an investigation is underway.
Former Everton star charged with corruption offences
Li Tie ‘has been suspected of accepting and offering bribes…’, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate said.
July 2023
Man hospitalised with serious injuries following assault in Whitehall overnight
The incident occurred at around 4.30am on the Larkhill Road in Whitehall, Dublin 9.
McDonald’s to investigate allegations woman was taunted after being raped by co-worker
Ciara Mangan said she was taunted at work with ‘rape songs’ and ‘rape comments’ after an attack by a co-worker.
Derry theatre apologises after 'indecent image' shown to children during Mario film
The PSNI have launched an investigation after the image appeared on screen for several seconds.
Garda investigation launched into senior officer suspected of obstructing money laundering probe
The long service garda, whose role is to supervise and manage gardaí, is based in the east of the country.
Gardaí investigate link between Donegal body discovery and serious assault
Gardaí have been investigating in the area since 25 June.