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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# on the run

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Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook
He wrote on his Facebook page, “Who else is out today haha”.
Mexico thought this infamous drug lord wouldn't escape from prison again
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is on the run.
Vet accused of surgically implanting bags of liquid heroin inside puppies
He is said to have surgically implanted bags of the the drug inside the animals.
UK police search for mum 'on the run' with three-year-old son
The pair disappeared around the time the boy’s father was given custody of him.
The fugitive who almost became an Olympian, and more of the week's best sportswriting
There’s also some satirical opinions on how Sepp Blatter is going to worm his way out of this latest crisis.
Police hunt for on-the-run murderer
The public have been told to not approach the man, who made off during a hospital visit.
95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders
A report into the so-called ‘On The Runs’ letters was published today
Police investigating 'six key IRA suspects' who received on-the-run letters
As many as 200 republicans received these letters.
Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached
He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.
Here's how a Dublin pub used Facebook to track down lads who did a runner
Three men skipped out on a €300 bill – and the pub really let them know about it.
Beyoncé accidentally forgot to lip-sync on stage in Paris
Obviously she recovered like a queen, though.
Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know
Catch up as you refuel.
Report into "on the run" letters to be published today
The letters allowed a man accused of carrying out the Hyde Park bombing to walk free from court.
Three men on the run after stealing £800 worth of women's clothes
The men concealed each other as they stuffed the clothes into large bags.
Beyoncé and Jay Z flash Justin Bieber's mugshot during joint gig
Serious shade was cast.
Homecoming dance for Hyde Park bomb accused cancelled over "media circus"
John Downey says plans for him to hold a homecoming dance had become a “media circus”.
On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'
“The days of side deals, shabby deals and secret deals should be well and truly over,” SDLP member Alban Maginness told the Northern Ireland National Assembly today.
Peter Robinson accused of 'playing the hard man' after saying he won't resign
Peter Robinson has been criticised after withdrawing his threat to resign over the letters given to IRA suspects who were on the run.
Two Gardaí hospitalised after motorway crash
Two Gardaí were brought to hospital after the collision, an investigation is ongoing.
Escaped convict turned himself in because it was 'too cold'
Robert Vick thought better of his decision to escape prison in Kentucky.
Killer on the run after making escape while visiting sick father in hospital
Christopher Doyle was previously given a 12 year sentence for the manslaughter of Co Meath pensioner, Patrick Logan.
5 things Arsene Wenger could be running away from
The Arsenal boss proved he’s pretty quick on his feet when he needs to be at Craven Cottage this afternoon.
128 people at large from Ireland's open prisons
Figures released to RTÉ under the Freedom of Information Act show 20 people are at large from open centres since last year.
Anti-virus guru McAfee sought by police in murder investigation
John McAfee, creator of McAfee anti-virus software, is on the run from Belizean police who want to question him about the murder of his neighbour.
Convicted rapist Edward Connors arrested in Dublin
A search was launched after the convict failed to show up for a court hearing in Belfast last week. He had breached the terms of his probation.
'Whitey' Bulger's wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison
The girlfriend of the notorious Irish-American gangster had been on the run for 16 years claiming that her crimes were a result of a passionate love affair with Bulger.
Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster's girl Catherine Greig
Irish-American gangster ‘Whitey’ Buger was allegedly protected by his partner for more than 16 years.
Convicted felon finds time to update his Facebook status while on the run
As one friend posted to his account: “cops all over you.” Travis A. Nicolaysen responded with: “got away thanks bro.”
On the run: Osama bin Laden lived in 5 houses
A widow of the al-Qaeda has told investigators that he lived in five safe houses in Pakistan and fathered four children, two of them born in government hospitals.
Prisoner has been on the run since 1995
Joint Oireachtas Committee hears that there are 19 prisoners unlawfully at large – one for 17 years.
'Whitey' Bulger to return to Boston and face charges
The alleged crime boss was arrested on Wednesday night in Santa Monica, along with his partner Catherine Greig.