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# assault - Yesterday’s News

# assault - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Masked men burst into house and attack occupant with baseball bats

Another man and woman were also in the house at the time but were not injured.

# assault - Saturday 18 April, 2015

No jail for man who bit off a part of his victim’s ear in GAA assault

James Mooney is to pay €5,000 after the 1 April incident.

# assault - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault on teenager

The man is being held in Balbriggan Garda Station.

# assault - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Gardaí investigate alleged assault on newborn baby

The baby, believed to be only a few weeks old, was brought to hospital on Monday having suffered head injuries.

# assault - Friday 3 April, 2015

Father of boy who was force-fed twigs asks attackers: ‘What’s the matter with you?’

The man said he was shocked to hear about the assault on his autistic son.

# assault - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Cork teens force autistic boy to expose himself and eat twigs

A video of the attack was posted on Facebook afterwards and local gardaí say they are aware of it.

# assault - Saturday 28 March, 2015

35-year-old man to appear in court over retail park stabbing

The injured man underwent surgery yesterday and is in stable condition.

# assault - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Police are now involved after axed Clarkson’s attack on producer

A BBC investigation found he punched and verbally abused his producer.

# assault - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Man gets three years for sexually assaulting four young women on public transport

Two of the attacks happened in the space of just two hours.

# assault - Friday 20 March, 2015

Poll: Do you think Ireland is a racist country? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is a racist country?

A report today detailed an attack on a pregnant woman and a case of arson against a Traveller child.

# assault - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

People are so mad about the ECB’s new headquarters they’re burning cars in Germany

Two police officers have also been injured ahead of a massive rally to coincide with the opening of the €1.3 billion skyscraper.

Teens arrested after men assaulted near Luas stop

In another incident, five people were arrested in Mullingar.

# assault - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Gardaí probe assault at meeting of party that wants “proper border control”

The meeting was stopped by protesters who call the party “fascist”.

# assault - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife’s teenage sister ‘too lenient’

The man raped his teenage sister-in-law while she was babysitting.

# assault - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Police officer captures her “shocking and brutal” attack on body camera

Warning: Caution advised – video may upset some viewers.

# assault - Friday 13 February, 2015

Well-known weatherman Fred Talbot found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys

The incidents occurred in the 1970s and 1980s when Talbot was working as a teacher.

# assault - Monday 2 February, 2015

Chinese cult members executed for beating woman to death at McDonald’s

The cult members were said to have tried to recruit the woman and attacked her after she refused to give them her phone number.

# assault - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Man due in court over fatal stabbing in Dún Laoghaire Court Appearance This post contains images

Man due in court over fatal stabbing in Dún Laoghaire

65-year-old widow Jane Braidwood sustained stab wounds in the attack at Clarinda Park East on Tuesday evening.

# assault - Monday 19 January, 2015

Assaults on the rise as garda gets €156k after being injured during arrest

The Garda Representative Association says it expects figures for assaults on gardaí in 2014 to show a marked increase.

# assault - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Man (24) assaulted twice in Dublin’s north inner city

The attacks took place on Dorset Street Lower and North Circular Road on Thursday morning.

# assault - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Four due in court after murder of Chinese restaurant owner

Two teenagers who were arrested in relation to the late night assault have been released.

# assault - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Taxi driver tied up and robbed in Naas hijacking

Two men made off with a sum of cash and the driver’s mobile phone.

# assault - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Spitting, threats and 32 assaults: There were over 400 reports of racism in Ireland in 12 months

Spitting, physical assault and threats were distributed amongst the range of incidents.

Man dies, woman injured following midnight assault in Antrim

Police are treating the man’s death as a murder.

# assault - Monday 22 December, 2014

Teenager beaten with iron bars in ‘paramilitary-style assault’ at his home

The 19-year-old required treatment in hospital for his injuries.

# assault - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Court rules Patrick O’Brien’s sentence for raping his daughter was too lenient

Patrick O’Brien had been given a 12-year sentence with 9 years suspended for the serial rape of his daughter Fiona Doyle.

# assault - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Man in his 20s charged with sexual assault of woman in her 70s

The man will appear before Killorglin District Court.

# assault - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Gardaí investigating claims water protester was assaulted

Mick Mooney says he was targeted because of his political stance.

# assault - Friday 5 December, 2014

New policy to protect older people and disabled persons from sexual abuse released

This comes as part of a wider policy issued today by the HSE.

# assault - Monday 1 December, 2014

“Everyone considers them as rape fraternities” – US colleges have a rape problem

California has just brought in a ‘Yes means Yes’ consent law.

# assault - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Young man left with serious head injuries after late night Camden St attack

The assault happened just after 5am.

Appeal after sexual assault of woman (24) in Omagh walkway

The attack happened between 1am and 3am last night.

# assault - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Bill Cosby was applauded by an adoring audience last night

The entertainer has be accused by more than a dozen women of sexual assault.

# assault - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Ambulance comes under attack while crew treats assault victim

Once it was safe to leave the vechicle, the crew discovered that someone had been stabbed close to the scene.

# assault - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Post-mortem under way after man killed at industrial estate rave

The man was found at 4am this morning.

# assault - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Teenage girl assaulted by man with one tooth

The assault occurred in the early hours of this morning.

# assault - Friday 14 November, 2014

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders

The PSNI has responded to over 100 incidents of serious crime since February 2013.

Mother of five died in ‘suspicious circumstances’ after complaining to police about assault

The 50-year-old had recently reported that she was assaulted by a number of people.

# assault - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Teenager in court after woman threatened in home by men with knives

They fled the scene with a substantial amount of cash.

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