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# assault - Today’s News

Jury awards €13k damages to man who claims he was assaulted by gardaí

The man had claimed he was kicked, grabbed by the throat and punched.

# assault - Yesterday’s News

Teenager arrested after 21-year-old man seriously injured in Dublin attack

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.

# assault - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Man attacked with hammer as he left graveyard

The attack happened in Belfast city on Thursday.

# assault - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Man charged with rape after daylight attack on woman walking her dog

The attack happened in Peatlands Park in Tyrone on Wednesday.

# assault - Friday 15 April, 2016

Man jailed for imprisoning, stripping and beating man in Dublin

Lucky Shaka threatened to take photos of the man and post them on the internet.

# assault - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Taxi driver accused of biting off man's thumb after passengers laughed at his name

“I couldn’t believe the pain. I was just looking for a piece of my thumb on the ground.”

'He got four years - I got life': The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí

Some gardaí still suffer the physical and psychological effects of assaults decades after.

# assault - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

'You dirty tramp of a guard': Shocking footage shows benefit of garda body cameras

The video was played at a garda conference to show how useful the cameras could be for evidence.

# assault - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

UK police hunt Irish rugby fans after assault on train passenger

Officers believe the men attended the England v Ireland rugby match at Twickenham before the attack.

# assault - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Trial begins of TV fitness instructor accused of assaulting model ex-girlfriend

29-year-old Francis Xavier Usanga is accused of assault causing harm to Emma Murphy on 3 July last.

# assault - Monday 21 March, 2016

Man in hospital after being attacked in house by three masked men

He’s currently being treated for injuries to his head, arms and legs.

# assault - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Gardaí appeal for information on men who beat Wicklow pensioner with iron bar

The assault occurred when three men broke into the pensioner’s (a man in his late 80s) home on the night of 16 March.

# assault - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Former nurse who knocked his partner unconscious after row gets community service

She had a black eye, compression marks on her neck and received four stitches to her cheek.

# assault - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Tipperary family home raid: No extra jail for gang member who beat his heavily-pregnant girlfriend

Donal O’Hora received a sentence to run alongside his current 12-year prison term.

# assault - Friday 11 March, 2016

Jail time for ‘feral youth’ who glassed innocent passer-by

Dylan Murphy received a partially suspended three year sentence.

# assault - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Man dies from injuries after serious assault in Dublin

A man in his 40s has been arrested in relation to the incident.

# assault - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses after ‘serious assault’ in Dublin last night

A man is in a serious condition in St James’ Hospital.

# assault - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Manhunt underway after elderly man assaulted on Arranmore Island

Gardaí believe the person responsible is still on the island as it’s difficult to get on and off.

# assault - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Gardaí investigating after woman attacked by teenager in broad daylight

The woman was attacked at around 9am as she walked through a park.

# assault - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Judge refuses to hear case because he doesn’t like ‘bottle or glass’ assaults

This relates to an an incident that happened in a nightclub in Clare last November.

# assault - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Search for man in fancy dress after three friends violently attacked

The motive for the attack is unclear.

‘Vile and reprehensible’ – Dubliner jailed for life for raping woman in front of her child

Lawlor attacked two women in the space of three hours on the night of 10 July 2015.

# assault - Friday 12 February, 2016

Man jailed for three years for assaulting woman walking home after night out

He told the woman that he would throw her into the canal if she kept moving.

Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault

The new charges relate to seven complainants aged between 12 and 27.

# assault - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Man assaulted pregnant girlfriend and killed their unborn son as he didn’t want to be a father

The 22-year-old woman was attacked by two men wearing motorbike helmets when she was walking home after buying supplies for a baby shower.

# assault - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Woman hospitalised after being assaulted by man impersonating garda at roadside robbery

The woman was stopped by a dark coloured Ford Mondeo which had a blue flashing light attached – giving the impression it was a garda car.

Man charged with raping and trying to murder two backpackers in Australia

One of the women escaped and raised the alarm.

# assault - Saturday 6 February, 2016

“Jilted lover” has sentence for harassing and assaulting former partner suspended

The man had followed the woman on a bus journey twice, and also assaulted her with a lamp and hair straightener.

# assault - Friday 29 January, 2016

Paramedic punched in face after being called to house in Meath

The man’s injuries were minor, but he was left shaken by the incident.

# assault - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Teenage girl allegedly sexually assaulted just yards from school

The victim is believed to be 14 years old.

# assault - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Former couple jailed for ‘frenzied attack’ on fellow Luas passenger

They were given partially suspended sentences in court yesterday.

# assault - Friday 8 January, 2016

Man who sexually assaulted sleeping woman initially claimed he had tripped and landed on her

The man was handed a suspended sentence today.

# assault - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Couple attacked by burglars after returning home with their children

The three burglars, described as eastern European men, took a sum of money and phones.

# assault - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Man in serious condition following ‘altercation’ in Cork

The 24-year-old sustained head injuries in the incident.

Man critical after being found with head injuries in bedroom

Police say they believe he was attacked or assaulted.

# assault - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Man stamped on stomach of pregnant ex-girlfriend because he didn’t want to be a father

The 21-year-old woman lost her baby boy and needed life-saving surgery.

# assault - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

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Teenager punches Spanish prime minister in face, breaks his glasses

Rajoy, who was on the campaign trail, continued his walk through the city.

# assault - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Man arrested after attack at Drogheda election candidate’s home

The man tried to assault United People leader Jeff Rudd and smashed a window at his home.

Man jailed for hitting man – who later died – with golf club

The jury failed to reach a decision on a manslaughter charge.

# assault - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Two youths arrested over Cork assault on pregnant woman

The young woman was punched in the face while walking down the street.

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