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Court of Appeal upholds gang's convictions for 2005 tiger kidnapping
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal upholds gang's convictions for 2005 tiger kidnapping

Apr 20th 2020, 3:28 PM 19,589 Views 6 Comments

The court said that it was not persuaded of the merit of any of the grounds of appeal advanced by the gang.

Cavan man to be sentenced over €92,000 robbery in which three women were abducted from their home
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# Courts

Cavan man to be sentenced over €92,000 robbery in which three women were abducted from their home

Jan 27th 2019, 8:00 AM 20,390 Views 0 Comments

Paschal Kelly was convicted last December of robbing a Dublin post office and threatening to kill three women.

Man convicted of €90,000 tiger kidnapping of postmistress, daughter and Italian student
# Courts
# Courts

Man convicted of €90,000 tiger kidnapping of postmistress, daughter and Italian student

Dec 7th 2018, 1:29 PM 13,837 Views 0 Comments

Paschal Kelly (53) with an address at Cootehill, Co. Cavan, had pleaded not guilty to trespass and to false imprisonment.

Postmistress left traces of her DNA in car during tiger raid in case she was killed, court hears
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# Tiger Kidnapping

Postmistress left traces of her DNA in car during tiger raid in case she was killed, court hears

Oct 11th 2018, 5:12 PM 29,299 Views 0 Comments

Susan Lawlor tied told a court how she was bundled into the backseat of her car before being driven to a field in an unknown location.

Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years
# Securicor
# Securicor

Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years

Updated Jul 16th 2018, 7:33 PM 31,032 Views 30 Comments

This was the fifth time the case went to trial.

Three men convicted for their part in €2.28 million tiger kidnapping
# Securicor Van
# Securicor Van

Three men convicted for their part in €2.28 million tiger kidnapping

May 21st 2018, 5:02 PM 27,970 Views 0 Comments

The jury continues to deliberate in the case of another man.

Video analyst says he can't rule out that CCTV was paused on day of €2.28m robbery, court hears
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

Video analyst says he can't rule out that CCTV was paused on day of €2.28m robbery, court hears

Apr 26th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,549 Views 0 Comments

Four men have pleaded not guilty to the false imprisonment of the Richardson family at their Raheny home in 2005.

Victim of tiger kidnapping collapsed when told his wife and children were safe, court hears
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# Tiger Kidnapping

Victim of tiger kidnapping collapsed when told his wife and children were safe, court hears

Feb 1st 2018, 6:10 AM 17,340 Views 0 Comments

Securicor worker Paul Richardson is continuing his evidence on day two of the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Armed raiders pointed gun at boy's head while he had panic attack, court hears
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

Armed raiders pointed gun at boy's head while he had panic attack, court hears

Jan 30th 2018, 7:56 PM 29,328 Views 0 Comments

Four men are accused of kidnapping a man’s family and stealing €2.28 million.

Gardaí investigate circumstances of jury being discharged in €600k tiger kidnapping case
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Gardaí investigate circumstances of jury being discharged in €600k tiger kidnapping case

May 20th 2017, 6:00 AM 22,230 Views 0 Comments

Last month the judge in the trial said the decision was taken due to information of the utmost gravity coming to the court’s attention.

Tiger kidnap victim was threatened with rape if her husband didn't comply with orders, court hears
# Jonathan Gill
# Jonathan Gill

Tiger kidnap victim was threatened with rape if her husband didn't comply with orders, court hears

Mar 9th 2017, 10:07 PM 21,812 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Gill (35) is accused of being one of the men involved.

Tiger kidnappings suspect arrested in Spain while living under a fake ID
# Jeffrey Melvin
# Jeffrey Melvin

Tiger kidnappings suspect arrested in Spain while living under a fake ID

Oct 2nd 2016, 1:10 PM 25,515 Views 8 Comments

Jeffrey Melvin disappeared in 2012 while on bail for his alleged involvement in a January 2010 tiger raid in Dublin.

Gardaí want to know if you saw these two vans involved in the tiger kidnapping
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí want to know if you saw these two vans involved in the tiger kidnapping

Dec 4th 2015, 11:53 PM 29,860 Views 33 Comments

There have been calls for cash-in-transit van employees to sit mandatory training in how to deal with situations like a tiger kidnapping.

Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping
# Breaking
# Breaking

Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:03 PM 99,544 Views 67 Comments

A ransom was handed over.

"It's exciting and scary": Meet one of the stars of new RTÉ drama Clean Break
# Damien Molony
# Damien Molony

"It's exciting and scary": Meet one of the stars of new RTÉ drama Clean Break

Aug 16th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,944 Views 10 Comments

The 31-year-old actor chats to us about his latest role.

Three women taken at gunpoint during 'tiger kidnapping' in Dublin
# Crime
# Crime

Three women taken at gunpoint during 'tiger kidnapping' in Dublin

Sep 25th 2014, 9:45 PM 48,573 Views 58 Comments

Gardaí are searching for two armed men.

Gardaí investigate tiger kidnapping in Co Meath
# Abduction
# Abduction

Gardaí investigate tiger kidnapping in Co Meath

Feb 1st 2013, 1:43 PM 11,987 Views 35 Comments

The incident involved a postmistress from the Oldcastle Post Office, Co Meath.

Third man arrested in Limerick over tiger kidnapping
# Limerick
# Limerick

Third man arrested in Limerick over tiger kidnapping

Aug 25th 2012, 9:24 AM 3,695 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened last Sunday when a teenager was held for nearly two hours before he fled and notified gardaí.

Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick

Aug 21st 2012, 8:47 AM 8,317 Views 10 Comments

The 16-year-old boy is being held by Gardaí in Limerick following an incident last Sunday.

Michaela murder: DNA evidence 'being taken from hotel employees'
# Michaela McAreavey
# Michaela McAreavey

Michaela murder: DNA evidence 'being taken from hotel employees'

Aug 8th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,711 Views 7 Comments

Police opened a fresh investigation into McAreavey’s death in July, following a court case which found two men not guilty of her murder.

FF propose 10-year jail sentences for 'tiger kidnappings'
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

FF propose 10-year jail sentences for 'tiger kidnappings'

Jan 26th 2012, 5:19 PM 3,065 Views 50 Comments

The party’s Chief Whip said his own family had experienced a tiger kidnapping “first hand” – and that he did not wish to see others suffer the same ordeal.

Swords pair held captive in aborted Tiger Kidnapping
# Crime
# Crime

Swords pair held captive in aborted Tiger Kidnapping

Oct 5th 2011, 12:50 PM 1,385 Views 0 Comments

A gang broke into a home in Swords, making a woman go to work at a nearby post office while under duress.

Man arrested over tiger kidnapping on hurler's wife
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# Tiger Kidnapping

Man arrested over tiger kidnapping on hurler's wife

Sep 13th 2011, 10:49 AM 1,113 Views 2 Comments

All-Ireland winner Adrian Ronan’s wife was kidnapped in November 2009, but released without harm some hours later.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 2nd 2011, 8:01 PM 1,355 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Norris bows out of presidential race, US avoids a debt default and Foo Fighters… coming soon to a garage near you.

An Post official's wife and child abducted in Drogheda tiger kidnapping
# Crime
# Crime

An Post official's wife and child abducted in Drogheda tiger kidnapping

Aug 2nd 2011, 4:52 PM 1,765 Views 2 Comments

The official, his partner and their child are abducted after an armed gang enter their house in the Co Louth town.

Man locked in car boot at gunpoint during tiger raid
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

Man locked in car boot at gunpoint during tiger raid

Jun 29th 2011, 8:37 AM 814 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating after the gang escaped with €100,000 from a post office run by the man’s parents.

Gardaí renew appeal over Co Kildare tiger kidnapping
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

Gardaí renew appeal over Co Kildare tiger kidnapping

May 4th 2011, 4:08 PM 784 Views 0 Comments

An Post employee’s wife was taken from the family home and falsely imprisoned at a derelict building overnight, before she managed to escape and contact gardaí.

Five-year crime stats show significant rise in tiger kidnappings
# Crime
# Crime

Five-year crime stats show significant rise in tiger kidnappings

Apr 30th 2011, 2:19 PM 703 Views 4 Comments

Significant increases were also recorded in the number of controlled drugs, weapons and explosives offences between 2005 and 2009.

Man arrested in connection with Tallaght tiger kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

Man arrested in connection with Tallaght tiger kidnapping

Apr 29th 2011, 4:06 PM 880 Views 0 Comments

Two men were abducted in Tallaght last June. One,a bank worker, was forced to go to AIB in Crumlin Cross and withdraw a large sum of money.

Attempted abduction of parents and young child in Co Kildare foiled
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

Attempted abduction of parents and young child in Co Kildare foiled

Apr 27th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,485 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the attempted kidnapping of a security company employee and his family in the early hours of this morning.

Gardaí investigate attempted tiger kidnapping and post office robbery in Kildare
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

Gardaí investigate attempted tiger kidnapping and post office robbery in Kildare

Apr 22nd 2011, 11:53 AM 1,593 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Naas are investigating the incident in which four men wearing balaclavas and armed with crowbars and a sledge hammer subjected three women to a traumatic ordeal.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 7th 2011, 8:02 PM 4,029 Views 0 Comments

Our usual wrap-up of the day’s news, and some bits you may have missed from the last 24 hours.

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