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# operation-thor - Today’s News

Government to extend emergency Covid-19 powers until November
# Rollover
# Rollover

Government to extend emergency Covid-19 powers until November

24 minutes ago 5,278 Views 29 Comments

A government spokesperson said the measures were being extended as “a precaution”.

Stephen Ireland's son Joshua included in Irish U19s training camp
# Next Generation
From The42
# Next Generation

Stephen Ireland's son Joshua included in Irish U19s training camp

37 minutes ago 2,107 Views 4 Comments

Jon Walters is also involved on the coaching staff.

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador
# Israel
# Israel

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador

Updated 45 minutes ago 17,526 Views 97 Comments
  • The UN Security Council is to meet today, while EU leaders are to discuss the escalating violence.
  • An Oireachtas Committee was told that Israeli demolitions of Palestinian buildings in the West Bank have increased by 90% this year, and offered a number of reasons why this was happening.
  • Irish MEPs have strongly criticised the EU response and called for an immediate end to the violence.
Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base

Updated 50 minutes ago 23,077 Views 38 Comments

Aer Lingus has also confirmed plans for the temporary closure of its base at Cork airport.

Over one million people in Northern Ireland have now received their first Covid-19 jab
# Progress
# Progress

Over one million people in Northern Ireland have now received their first Covid-19 jab

53 minutes ago 2,273 Views 2 Comments

Almost two in every five adults in Northern Ireland is fully vaccinated.

New DUP leader Edwin Poots asks Arlene Foster for a 'clear the air' meeting
# Dup Tensions
# Dup Tensions

New DUP leader Edwin Poots asks Arlene Foster for a 'clear the air' meeting

1 hour ago 7,383 Views 8 Comments

Foster was forced out after an internal heave by colleagues unhappy with her leadership.

DNA testing for Mother and Baby Home sites could include 'aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews'
# Identification Of Remains
# Identification Of Remains

DNA testing for Mother and Baby Home sites could include 'aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews'

1 hour ago 2,011 Views 3 Comments

The minister has discussed plans for “very significant DNA-based identification process”.

'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'
# First Time
From The42
# First Time

'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'

Updated 1 hour ago 11,665 Views 3 Comments

Ronan O’Gara hopes to see La Rochelle claim their first European title this weekend.

# operation-thor - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

34 people arrested after 72 checkpoints carried out in Waterford
# Project Storm
# Project Storm

34 people arrested after 72 checkpoints carried out in Waterford

Jun 21st 2017, 9:21 PM 41,357 Views 27 Comments

Increased high visibility foot patrols were carried out across 18 neighbourhoods in the city.

# operation-thor - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Thirteen people arrested after cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare
# Project Banner
# Project Banner

Thirteen people arrested after cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare

Jun 20th 2017, 7:15 PM 19,814 Views 24 Comments

The two day initiative was part of Operation Thor.

# operation-thor - Thursday 15 June, 2017

24 people arrested during day-long Garda crime crackdown in Co Kilkenny
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

24 people arrested during day-long Garda crime crackdown in Co Kilkenny

Jun 15th 2017, 10:49 PM 26,793 Views 36 Comments

The day-long operation was part of an Operation Thor offshoot codenamed Project Storm.

# operation-thor - Thursday 8 June, 2017

42 people arrested and 15 charged after gardaí search 19 premises in Kilkenny
# Project Storm
# Project Storm

42 people arrested and 15 charged after gardaí search 19 premises in Kilkenny

Jun 8th 2017, 6:39 PM 105,978 Views 0 Comments

The searches were carried out over the past three days.

# operation-thor - Monday 1 May, 2017

Two arrests as €50k worth of stolen industrial and gardening tools seized at Dublin port
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Two arrests as €50k worth of stolen industrial and gardening tools seized at Dublin port

May 1st 2017, 8:54 AM 49,845 Views 41 Comments

Irish men aged 38 and 29 were arrested as part of Operation Thor.

# operation-thor - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Gardaí stop driver for wearing no seatbelt, find fake tax and insurance discs
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí stop driver for wearing no seatbelt, find fake tax and insurance discs

Apr 8th 2017, 6:27 PM 93,482 Views 83 Comments

It’s been a busy day for gardaí checking for valid tax and insurance.

# operation-thor - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Gardaí seize €850,000 worth of heroin and cocaine in Tipperary drugs raid
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí seize €850,000 worth of heroin and cocaine in Tipperary drugs raid

Mar 8th 2017, 7:37 PM 17,829 Views 23 Comments

A man was arrested and is currently being questioned.

# operation-thor - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Garda crime crackdown: 3 arrested in Limerick and 6 in Dublin
# Offences
# Offences

Garda crime crackdown: 3 arrested in Limerick and 6 in Dublin

Feb 26th 2017, 5:33 PM 19,761 Views 22 Comments

Three were arrested today in Limerick and six people were arrested as part of Operation Thor this week in Dublin.

# operation-thor - Monday 20 February, 2017

Van that pulled over before reaching Garda checkpoint was full of stolen bikes and computers
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Van that pulled over before reaching Garda checkpoint was full of stolen bikes and computers

Feb 20th 2017, 8:39 PM 43,060 Views 29 Comments

He was detained after the vehicle stopped on the hard shoulder of the road, to the north of a checkpoint.

# operation-thor - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

48 people arrested after 21 planned searches in Carlow
# Project Storm
# Project Storm

48 people arrested after 21 planned searches in Carlow

Feb 14th 2017, 10:01 PM 24,623 Views 0 Comments

A total of fifty trainee gardaí from the Garda College Templemore assisted in the operation.

# operation-thor - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Gardaí catch teen with stolen jewellery and jar of coins
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Gardaí catch teen with stolen jewellery and jar of coins

Feb 4th 2017, 7:58 AM 27,175 Views 23 Comments

The teenage boy was arrested after he failed to stop his car for gardaí. in Wicklow.

# operation-thor - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Two young men charged over burglaries in Offaly

Jan 31st 2017, 7:29 AM 13,003 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí carried out a number of planned searches at residential properties in the Birr area yesterday.

# operation-thor - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Fifty-one people arrested after 19 searches in Kilkenny
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Fifty-one people arrested after 19 searches in Kilkenny

Jan 25th 2017, 5:55 PM 21,874 Views 0 Comments

Heroin and cannabis herb were seized along with diesel, power tools and gas cylinders.

# operation-thor - Saturday 14 January, 2017

13 people arrested in Thor courts crackdown in west Dublin
# Crime
# Crime

13 people arrested in Thor courts crackdown in west Dublin

Jan 14th 2017, 12:20 PM 24,204 Views 30 Comments

The series of arrests were targeted at those in breach-of-court related offences

# operation-thor - Friday 13 January, 2017

Stolen power tools, machinery and ornaments worth €150k recovered by gardaí
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Stolen power tools, machinery and ornaments worth €150k recovered by gardaí

Jan 13th 2017, 9:55 PM 27,481 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí from Kilkenny, Tipperary and Carlow conducted a number of searches today and yesterday.

# operation-thor - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Operation Thor hailed a success as burglaries fall by 2,320 in the capital
# Fight The Good Fight
# Fight The Good Fight

Operation Thor hailed a success as burglaries fall by 2,320 in the capital

Jan 11th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,981 Views 17 Comments

The garda operation is set to continue for at least the next 12 months.

# operation-thor - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Man due before court over €1.5 million cocaine seizure
# Rathmines
# Rathmines

Man due before court over €1.5 million cocaine seizure

Nov 19th 2016, 12:29 PM 9,837 Views 0 Comments

The seizure occurred in Rathmines yesterday morning as part of Operation Thor.

# operation-thor - Friday 18 November, 2016

Cocaine worth €1.5 million seized in south Dublin
# Cocaine Seizure
# Cocaine Seizure

Cocaine worth €1.5 million seized in south Dublin

Nov 18th 2016, 10:01 PM 22,074 Views 16 Comments

The drugs were discovered as part of a planned search by specialist officers.

# operation-thor - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online'
# Smashing The Car-tel
# Smashing The Car-tel

Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online'

Nov 16th 2016, 5:58 PM 24,540 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí have issued advice to any potential car buyers to double check the vehicle is legitimate.

# operation-thor - Saturday 29 October, 2016

45 cannabis plants worth €36,000 seized in Cavan
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

45 cannabis plants worth €36,000 seized in Cavan

Oct 29th 2016, 1:34 PM 14,000 Views 55 Comments

A man was arrested and then released, and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

# operation-thor - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Burglars are most likely to come through your front door in the early evening
# Dark Winter Months
# Dark Winter Months

Burglars are most likely to come through your front door in the early evening

Oct 25th 2016, 8:44 AM 25,818 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí are urging people to ensure that houses look occupied.

# operation-thor - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Man arrested after gardaí search 6 premises in 3 Leinster counties
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Man arrested after gardaí search 6 premises in 3 Leinster counties

Oct 22nd 2016, 4:43 PM 21,921 Views 0 Comments

The man is being detained at a Kildare garda station under Section Four of the Criminal Justice Act.

# operation-thor - Friday 21 October, 2016

Over 30 people arrested and charged after six day garda operation
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Over 30 people arrested and charged after six day garda operation

Oct 21st 2016, 3:19 PM 19,742 Views 12 Comments

Specialist officers manned checkpoints across the capital as they targeted transient criminals.

# operation-thor - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow

Oct 19th 2016, 9:24 PM 24,818 Views 31 Comments

It is the ninth such concentrated day of action nationwide.

# operation-thor - Thursday 6 October, 2016

64 people arrested by gardaí in massive Thor crackdown in Carlow and Kilkenny
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

64 people arrested by gardaí in massive Thor crackdown in Carlow and Kilkenny

Oct 6th 2016, 10:58 PM 83,779 Views 58 Comments

Operation Thor is a multi-strand national anti-crime strategy.

# operation-thor - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Arrests climb to 45 following huge Garda operation in Carlow
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Arrests climb to 45 following huge Garda operation in Carlow

Sep 13th 2016, 9:15 PM 107,111 Views 0 Comments

At least 12 house searches were carried out by 70 gardaí, including the mounted unit, dog unit, regional support and 50 trainee gardaí.

# operation-thor - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Gardaí have seized cannabis herb worth €90,000 in Kildare
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí have seized cannabis herb worth €90,000 in Kildare

Sep 11th 2016, 8:30 PM 20,039 Views 35 Comments

Two people were also arrested and detained on suspicion of carrying out burglaries, while several road traffic offences were also “disclosed”.

# operation-thor - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Gardaí seize three cars, two laptops and an iPad after pulling driver over
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí seize three cars, two laptops and an iPad after pulling driver over

Sep 1st 2016, 3:29 PM 29,094 Views 35 Comments

Five men have been arrested.

# operation-thor - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Stolen Audi cars recovered in Meath and Wicklow as gardaí target organised crime gang
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Stolen Audi cars recovered in Meath and Wicklow as gardaí target organised crime gang

Aug 31st 2016, 11:06 PM 33,441 Views 31 Comments

One man is his 50s was arrested and is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

# operation-thor - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Gardaí recover stolen cars, a boat and three ride-on lawnmowers
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí recover stolen cars, a boat and three ride-on lawnmowers

Aug 30th 2016, 1:31 PM 23,913 Views 31 Comments

And a regular lawnmower.

# operation-thor - Thursday 18 August, 2016

All in an afternoon: Almost €750,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin and Limerick
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

All in an afternoon: Almost €750,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin and Limerick

Aug 18th 2016, 8:39 AM 17,190 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí in Dublin and Limerick seized drugs, firearms, and ammunition yesterday as part of their crime-prevention operation.

# operation-thor - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Three teenagers arrested over early morning shop robbery
# Kildare Town
# Kildare Town

Three teenagers arrested over early morning shop robbery

Aug 9th 2016, 10:22 AM 17,987 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí said the teenagers took a quantity of cash and cigarettes from the shop before fleeing the scene in a car.

# operation-thor - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Man due in court after Cork gardaí find gun and ammunition in car
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Man due in court after Cork gardaí find gun and ammunition in car

Apr 24th 2016, 5:25 PM 14,152 Views 0 Comments

A woman arrested in connection with the investigation was released without charge.

# operation-thor - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Man and woman arrested at checkpoint after shotgun found in their car
# Cork
# Cork

Man and woman arrested at checkpoint after shotgun found in their car

Apr 23rd 2016, 1:47 PM 23,081 Views 14 Comments

Ammunition was also found during a search of the car.

# operation-thor - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Gardaí discover driver wanted in Poland after car fled from checkpoint
# Galway
# Galway

Gardaí discover driver wanted in Poland after car fled from checkpoint

Mar 1st 2016, 9:50 PM 38,979 Views 0 Comments

The driver was also disqualified for two years from February 2015.

# operation-thor - Friday 19 February, 2016

Six arrested after raids on houses across south Dublin
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Six arrested after raids on houses across south Dublin

Feb 19th 2016, 6:39 PM 38,291 Views 23 Comments

A stash of weapons and cash was discovered by gardaí.

# operation-thor - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny

Feb 17th 2016, 8:39 PM 24,320 Views 0 Comments

Thirty horses were also seized in the Wetlands area of Kilkenny today.

# operation-thor - Friday 12 February, 2016

PVP, cocaine and heroin among drugs seized in searches of streets and buildings
# Kildare
# Kildare

PVP, cocaine and heroin among drugs seized in searches of streets and buildings

Feb 12th 2016, 10:55 PM 17,996 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, contraband cigarettes and tobacco was seized around O’Connell Street this morning.

# operation-thor - Thursday 1 January, 1970

2 Portersgate Close, Clonsilla, Dublin 15

2 Portersgate Close, Clonsilla, Dublin 15

# operation-thor - Thursday 1 January, 1970

13 Dodderbrook Glade, Dodderbrook, Ballycullen, Dublin 24

13 Dodderbrook Glade, Dodderbrook, Ballycullen, Dublin 24

# operation-thor - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Three adults and two minors arrested in burglary crackdown
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Three adults and two minors arrested in burglary crackdown

Feb 4th 2016, 1:41 PM 20,379 Views 34 Comments

Property, believed to be stolen, was seized during a number of searches.