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# investigations

Last month
January 2023
# dundarragh
Man arrested after shots fired earlier this week in Longford
Gardaí carried out a number of searches this morning following the incident.
Last year
2022
# Threats
Gardaí monitoring safety of Irish politicians amidst resurgence of violent rhetoric online
Gardaí are aware of several people involved in spreading hateful messages and veiled threats.
All time
# bumper year
Noteworthy: Community-sourced ideas and crowdfunded investigations win four awards this year
The Journal’s investigative platform published 14 investigations in 2021 and scooped 4 awards.
# Violence
Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings after violent clashes at England-Hungary clash
Hungary fans clashed with police at Wembley on Tuesday night, while there was also trouble at the Albania-Poland fixture.
# investigations
HSE investigates suspected Delta variant outbreaks in Athlone
The cases have not yet been officially confirmed by Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS).
# Medical Council
Hospital inspections: Trainee doctors left unsupervised and male interns getting preferential treatment
The Medical Council has published its findings from inspections at nine hospitals in the south, west and north-west.
# Tipperary
Woman (57) dies after lawnmower she was driving crashes into ditch
Gardaí are investigating the incident which occurred at Toureen, Rossmore, Co Tipperary.
# investigations
Gardaí probe whether Pete Taylor was the target of triple shooting in Bray
Gardaí are also investigating if the attack was linked to the Kinahan/Hutch feud.
# Allegations
R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old girl in new BBC documentary
R Kelly’s former girlfriend Kitti Jones made the allegations during the new BBC Three documentary.
# rescue 116
Helmet and lifejacket found washed up belonged to Rescue 116 winchman Ciarán Smith
Rescue 116 went down in March with four crew onboard while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, Co Mayo.
# rescue 116
Helmet and lifejacket found on Mayo shore
Investigations are being carried out to determine whether the items belong to a missing Rescue 116 crewmember.
# William Street
Appeal after 19-year-old died one week after Derry assault
Jordan McConomy died following an altercation with another man on Sunday morning.
# France
Man arrested over disappearance of nine-year-old girl from Alps wedding
Maelys de Araujo was last seen at 3am local time on Sunday at the wedding venue.
# Garda Operation
Gardaí investigating rural burglaries carry out raids in Dublin
Searches were carried out by gardaí in Dublin yesterday.
The body that investigates gardaí is looking to ramp up its interview skills
Gsoc says it wants its interviewers to be trained like police.
# lime leak
Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator
Three investigations are ongoing after eleven workers at the plant were taken to hospital last week.
# mother and baby home
Excavation to take place at site of alleged mass grave at Tuam
The excavation will take place following allegations about the deaths of 800 babies and the manner in which they were buried.
# investigations
Ross 'not happy' with Olympic Council of Ireland investigation on Rio ticket sale controversy
The Olympic Council of Ireland says there was no impropriety whatsoever from anyone dealing with tickets for the Rio Games.
# investigations
Top Vatican cardinal being investigated by police over child abuse claims
Police in Australia said they are investigating Cardinal George Pell.
# investigations
A sniffer dog discovered these drugs at Portlaoise mail centre today
Stella gave a positive reaction to a parcel on its way to Dublin City.
# Somalia
One passenger confirmed missing after blast rips hole in airplane
There are reports that a man was sucked out of the hole in the plane.
# IHREC
Emily Logan: Give GSOC the power to investigate claims of excessive force by gardaí
The Irish Human Right and Equality Commission is calling for GSOC to be allowed to investigate a wider range of offences.
# Garda Inspectorate
Taxi driver says garda arranged compensation from assault suspect
The Inspectorate was very concerned about the outcome of this case.
# investigations
More people have been complaining about gardaí this year
GSOC said time taken to receive information requested from the Garda Síochána in relation to investigations has “improved significantly”.
# catchy
Who you gonna call? The Department of Agriculture Investigations Division
The new unit will bring the department’s investigations unit under one banner.
# Cork City
Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault in fast-food restaurant in Cork
It is believed the woman was followed into the bathroom.
# United Nations
Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable
The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.
# investigations continuing
Armed gardaí arrest man after armed robbery in Tipperary
The man brandished and pointed the handgun at gardaí.
# Penalty Points
GSOC unsure if it can investigate claims a judge put pressure on whistleblower
GSOC said it is examining whether they can investigate the accusations under their remit.
# Alan Shatter
Government using 'spin and obfuscation' to delay whistleblower apology - Martin
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says the Government is purposely trying to introduce confusion.
# RSA Insurance
Chief executive of RSA Insurance resigns, says he was the 'fall guy'
Philip Smith, who was suspended as the company investigates irregularities, said there was a “predetermined outcome”
# investigations
Irish government asks Twitter for some users' account details
Twitter has disclosed that the government made less than 10 requests for information about users in the first six months of this year in its latest transparency report.
# Drugs
€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim
Two men have been arrested after Gardaí discovered the plants in two separate raids.
# Robbery
Two men arrested after armed robbery in Clarehall, Dublin
Two members of staff were threatened, tied up and assaulted during the raid and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen.
# Crime
Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford
Gardaí carried out a major search operation in the early hours of this morning in south Kilkenny and Waterford.
# device
Explosive device made safe in Blanchardstown
The army bomb disposal team made safe a viable improvised explosive device in the Fortlawn Avenue area of Blanchardstown this morning.
# Tragedy
Update: Swiss bus crash kills 28, including 22 children
Belgium is mourning the loss of its students as relatives fly to Switzerland.
# Referendum
Voters sketchy on arguments made for or against Oireachtas inquiries referendum
Panel of experts present the findings of their study into why people voted no to the Oireachtas inquiries referendum.