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#Violence

# violence - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

US police kill man attacking cinema-goers with a hatchet during Mad Max
# Tennessee
# Tennessee

US police kill man attacking cinema-goers with a hatchet during Mad Max

Aug 5th 2015, 11:50 PM 23,283 Views 25 Comments

The incident took place around 7.40 pm Irish time in a suburb of Nashville.

# violence - Friday 24 July, 2015

Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier

Jul 24th 2015, 10:27 PM 14,059 Views 49 Comments

An emergency order can last for eight days and a barring order for up to three years.

Time to reclaim our Dublin streets from thuggish acts of violence
# Opinion
# Opinion

Time to reclaim our Dublin streets from thuggish acts of violence

Jul 24th 2015, 8:15 AM 1,453 Views 126 Comments

Walk down any Dublin city street sober on a Saturday night and you will at some point be worried about your personal safety.

# violence - Monday 6 July, 2015

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago

Jul 6th 2015, 3:30 PM 31,939 Views 69 Comments

The young boy was “the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father”.

# violence - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Messi's family attacked as Argentina lose the Copa America final
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Messi's family attacked as Argentina lose the Copa America final

Jul 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 40,651 Views 21 Comments

Members of the Barcelona star’s family were set upon by Chile fans as the hosts claimed victory after a penalty shootout.

# violence - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults
# La Asunta
# La Asunta

This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults

Jul 4th 2015, 7:15 AM 27,829 Views 24 Comments

It has also put a curfew in place.

# violence - Friday 3 July, 2015

Irish Muslims plan protest to condemn 'slaughter' of Tunisia victims
# Not In Our Name
# Not In Our Name

Irish Muslims plan protest to condemn 'slaughter' of Tunisia victims

Jul 3rd 2015, 11:25 AM 19,267 Views 116 Comments

“Islamophobia is increasing rapidly due to the atrocities of terrorists.”

# violence - Monday 29 June, 2015

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to two linked stabbings in Temple Bar
# Violence
# Violence

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to two linked stabbings in Temple Bar

Jun 29th 2015, 2:26 PM 15,021 Views 54 Comments

The stabbings occurred within minutes of one another on a busy Saturday evening.

# violence - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Man in critical condition after being stabbed in Temple Bar
# Violence
# Violence

Man in critical condition after being stabbed in Temple Bar

Jun 28th 2015, 12:00 PM 36,375 Views 28 Comments

The incident occurred just before 8pm yesterday evening.

# violence - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime
# Charleston
# Charleston

Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime

Jun 27th 2015, 5:09 PM 10,589 Views 65 Comments

He was speaking at the funeral of a black pastor killed in the Charleston massacre.

# violence - Monday 22 June, 2015

Boy, 13, suspected of two sexual assaults on young women
# Kilburn
# Kilburn

Boy, 13, suspected of two sexual assaults on young women

Jun 22nd 2015, 12:18 PM 31,427 Views 16 Comments

Both victims were women in their 20s.

# violence - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver's head
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver's head

Jun 18th 2015, 9:03 PM 20,805 Views 0 Comments

“I’m not going to pay you. Leave me alone or I’m going to fight you,” her co-accused said.

# violence - Monday 15 June, 2015

Man who may have fallen asleep three times at work awarded €4,000
# Difficult Situation
# Difficult Situation

Man who may have fallen asleep three times at work awarded €4,000

Jun 15th 2015, 6:05 AM 28,401 Views 38 Comments

The man involved, a care assistant, disputes his boss’s account of events.

# violence - Monday 1 June, 2015

Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high
# Crimewave
# Crimewave

Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high

Jun 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 17,471 Views 45 Comments

The city just had its deadliest month in 25 years – right after the death of Freddie Gray.

# violence - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell
# Violence
# Violence

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell

May 19th 2015, 11:57 AM 27,902 Views 68 Comments

This latest assault comes after a spate of violent attacks in prisons in recent weeks.

Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats
# Attempted Murder
# Attempted Murder

Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats

May 19th 2015, 9:27 AM 32,834 Views 46 Comments

Mutlu Kaya has been singing in the Turkish version of “Britain’s Got Talent”.

# violence - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death

May 16th 2015, 11:52 AM 13,675 Views 47 Comments

Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death alongside more than 100 others over jailbreaks during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

# violence - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Prisoner who attacked officers 150 times got a birthday cake while on punishment
# Let Them Eat Cake
# Let Them Eat Cake

Prisoner who attacked officers 150 times got a birthday cake while on punishment

May 7th 2015, 3:41 PM 15,742 Views 50 Comments

There was anger at the Prison Officers Association conference today.

# violence - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices -  go home or be killed'
# South Africa
# South Africa

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices - go home or be killed'

Apr 21st 2015, 2:40 PM 18,490 Views 71 Comments

Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.

# violence - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her
# Murder
# Murder

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her

Apr 16th 2015, 10:45 PM 60,414 Views 78 Comments

The city of Calais is said to be in shock after the crime.

# violence - Monday 16 March, 2015

IT'S OFF: 'Love Ulster' parade is no longer going ahead
# Agreement
# Agreement

IT'S OFF: 'Love Ulster' parade is no longer going ahead

Mar 16th 2015, 6:24 PM 28,979 Views 148 Comments

This comes after discussions today at the Department of Justice.

# violence - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released
# Miscarriage Of Justice
# Miscarriage Of Justice

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

Mar 14th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,264 Views 103 Comments

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# violence - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Ireland could be next for rap on the knuckles over smacking children
# Physical Punishment
# Physical Punishment

Ireland could be next for rap on the knuckles over smacking children

Mar 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 13,826 Views 94 Comments

Currently, there is no outright ban on physical punishment of children by their parents or caregivers.

# violence - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'
# BURQAS
# BURQAS

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'

Mar 5th 2015, 10:18 PM 19,591 Views 42 Comments

They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.

# violence - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

We can see the horrors of war... so how can we still glorify violence?
# Opinion
# Opinion

We can see the horrors of war... so how can we still glorify violence?

Mar 3rd 2015, 5:00 PM 1,699 Views 52 Comments

War stories can gripping, poignant, sometimes even inspiring – but surely it’s time for us as a society to embrace pacifism, writes Prof John Maguire.

# violence - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Police officer stabbed in the head by man who took baby hostage
# London
# London

Police officer stabbed in the head by man who took baby hostage

Mar 1st 2015, 6:41 PM 29,098 Views 9 Comments

The 20-year-old man has been arrested.

# violence - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?

Feb 26th 2015, 1:00 PM 102,603 Views 160 Comments

Worldwide, women aged 15 to 44 are more likely to be killed or maimed because of male violence than because of war, cancer, malaria and traffic accidents combined. Why is this?

# violence - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'
# Gone Back In Time
# Gone Back In Time

'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'

Feb 18th 2015, 9:35 PM 28,186 Views 89 Comments

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

# violence - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Man hospitalised after being attacked and robbed at his home
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Man hospitalised after being attacked and robbed at his home

Feb 10th 2015, 3:22 PM 18,699 Views 24 Comments

The man sustained head injuries in the assault yesterday evening.

# violence - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Two knives found near dead man's body on Botanic Avenue
# Murder
# Murder

Two knives found near dead man's body on Botanic Avenue

Jan 29th 2015, 6:37 PM 34,155 Views 5 Comments

A forensic tent has been put in place at the corner of Botanic Avenue and Cameron Street.

# violence - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post
# Je Suis Charlie
# Je Suis Charlie

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post

Jan 14th 2015, 3:10 PM 40,564 Views 35 Comments

Waterford Whispers News was today featured in The Washington Post.

# violence - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

Jan 1st 2015, 2:27 PM 13,975 Views 25 Comments

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

# violence - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase
# Shootings
# Shootings

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Dec 30th 2014, 1:57 PM 14,212 Views 43 Comments

Some members of the NYPD have accused Bill de Blasio of fostering anti-police sentiment.

# violence - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House
# Remembering The Dead
# Remembering The Dead

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

Dec 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 15,513 Views 55 Comments

They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.

# violence - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan

Dec 2nd 2014, 12:10 AM 3,842 Views 4 Comments

The 43-year-old father of one passed away having had a heart attack after a clash between supporters on Sunday.

# violence - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

'It's upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy'
# White Ribbon Day
# White Ribbon Day

'It's upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy'

Nov 25th 2014, 11:50 AM 15,918 Views 99 Comments

Tom Meagher was in Dublin today for the launch of White Ribbon Day, calling on Irish men to re-examine their attitude to violence against women.

# violence - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Sulking kid pushes table tennis referee off his chair
# Match Point
From The42
# Match Point

Sulking kid pushes table tennis referee off his chair

Nov 20th 2014, 3:55 PM 5,519 Views 6 Comments

Down with this sort of thing.

# violence - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

'The tall guard in black, he saved my life': Water protester speaks out about bollard incident
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

'The tall guard in black, he saved my life': Water protester speaks out about bollard incident

Nov 18th 2014, 11:06 AM 63,001 Views 217 Comments

Fiona Healy was pushed into a metal bollard outside Mansion House on Dawson Street earlier in the week.

# violence - Monday 10 November, 2014

"We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs" --- Enda Kenny
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

"We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs" --- Enda Kenny

Nov 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 18,092 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach gave a moving speech on the issue of domestic violence at the launch of a refuge today.

# violence - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Leo Varadkar: There's a 'sinister fringe' of violent Irish Water protesters
# Coolock
# Coolock

Leo Varadkar: There's a 'sinister fringe' of violent Irish Water protesters

Nov 6th 2014, 5:08 PM 41,252 Views 452 Comments

His comments come following last night’s protest at Coolock Garda Station.