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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Tiger Kidnapping

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Court of Appeal upholds gang's convictions for 2005 tiger kidnapping
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
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
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
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
This was the fifth time the case went to trial.
Three men convicted for their part in €2.28 million tiger kidnapping
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
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
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
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
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 (35) is accused of being one of the men involved.
Tiger kidnappings suspect arrested in Spain while living under a fake ID
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
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
A ransom was handed over.
"It's exciting and scary": Meet one of the stars of new RTÉ drama Clean Break
The 31-year-old actor chats to us about his latest role.
Three women taken at gunpoint during 'tiger kidnapping' in Dublin
Gardaí are searching for two armed men.
Gardaí investigate tiger kidnapping in Co Meath
The incident involved a postmistress from the Oldcastle Post Office, Co Meath.
Third man arrested in Limerick over tiger kidnapping
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
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'
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'
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
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
All-Ireland winner Adrian Ronan’s wife was kidnapped in November 2009, but released without harm some hours later.
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An Post official's wife and child abducted in Drogheda tiger kidnapping
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Our usual wrap-up of the day’s news, and some bits you may have missed from the last 24 hours.