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#Tiger Kidnapping

# tiger-kidnapping - Monday 20 April, 2020

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Sunday 27 January, 2019

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Friday 7 December, 2018

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Thursday 11 October, 2018

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Monday 16 July, 2018

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Monday 21 May, 2018

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

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

# tiger-kidnapping - Thursday 26 April, 2018

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Thursday 1 February, 2018

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Saturday 20 May, 2017

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-kidnapping - Thursday 9 March, 2017

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-kidnapping - Sunday 2 October, 2016

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Friday 4 December, 2015

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Thursday 3 December, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping

A ransom was handed over.

# tiger-kidnapping - Sunday 16 August, 2015

"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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Thursday 25 September, 2014

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

Gardaí are searching for two armed men.

# tiger-kidnapping - Friday 1 February, 2013

Gardaí investigate tiger kidnapping in Co Meath

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

# tiger-kidnapping - Saturday 25 August, 2012

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Thursday 24 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# tiger-kidnapping - Thursday 26 January, 2012

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Friday 19 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# tiger-kidnapping - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# tiger-kidnapping - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

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.

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Saturday 30 April, 2011

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Friday 29 April, 2011

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Friday 22 April, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Thursday 7 April, 2011

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.

# tiger-kidnapping - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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