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# assault - Yesterday’s News


# assault - Thursday 20 October, 2016

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Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.

Lounge boy lost two front teeth after being glassed in a nightclub

Silviu Voivod (31) of Little Pace, Clonee, Co Meath, pled guilty to the attack.


# assault - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Teenager who took part in "terrifying" assault of Dublin boy who was stabbed avoids jail

The accused had arrived to the scene at a late stage of the assault in a taxi.

# assault - Friday 14 October, 2016

Limerick murder victim's injuries 'may well have been caused by a punch'

The man, aged in his 50s, is a close relative of convicted criminal Jason Freyne.

# assault - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Man guilty in case of marital rape in Co Laois

It is only the fourth case of marital rape in the state since the act was criminalised in 1990.

Man in his 50s receives serious head injuries in Limerick attack

Gardaí in Limerick are investigating.

# assault - Monday 10 October, 2016

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered

The diamond-studded cross necklace was reportedly dropped by the men who robbed the reality star in Paris on 3 October during their getaway.

# assault - Friday 7 October, 2016

Teenager beaten unconscious with hurleys two weeks after coming to Ireland

The defendant had gone on a “crime frenzy” after the beating.

# assault - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub

The men paid €9,000 in compensation to the victim.

# assault - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Pregnant teen jailed for kicking student in the head loses appeal against sentence

The teen was caught on CCTV attacking the Brazilian national.

# assault - Monday 26 September, 2016

"I shouldn’t be putting flowers on Andrew’s grave" - A mother's plea to young Irish men

Mother of a young man who died in an assault has pleaded with young men to think of the consequences of their actions.

# assault - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Gardaí investigating after four tourists attacked by gang in Dublin city

One of the victims received a serious eye injury as a result of the attack.

# assault - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Appeal in UK after pregnant woman loses baby in racially aggravated assault

A 40-year-old man was also assaulted, sustaining head injuries.

# assault - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Taxi driver stabbed and assaulted in early morning carjacking

The car, a grey Ford Mondeo, was later found burnt out.

# assault - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Teen to appear before court after serious assault in Waterford

An 18-year-old man had to receive surgery after the incident.

# assault - Friday 9 September, 2016

12-year-old boy accused of bringing a hammer and a knife to school

He’s also charged with unlawful possession of a knife as a weapon at his school.

# assault - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Gardaí investigating serious assault on a busy Dublin road

The incident occurred yesterday evening just after rush hour, and gardaí are appealing for information.

Teenager had surgery after serious assault in Waterford last night

The 18-year-old was found lying on the ground at around 11.30pm.

# assault - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Five-day-old baby 'punched in the head' at UK supermarket

A man in his 60s has been arrested, according to police.

# assault - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Chris Brown released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of assault

LA police arrested Brown on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a 14-hour stand-off.

Assault and burglary account for nearly half the calls received by the Crime Victims Helpline in 2015

40% of people who contacted the helpline were looking for emotional support.

# assault - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Judge who gave six months jail to Stanford sex attacker is now being judged himself

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky is facing efforts to remove him from the bench.

# assault - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Boy accused of attacking care centre staff granted bail after going missing

The boy is accused of attacking staff at a care centre in Dublin.

# assault - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Three men arrested over bank holiday violence in Meath

Five males and a female were assaulted during an altercation on Frederick Street in Ashbourne.

# assault - Friday 5 August, 2016

"Savage" attack on two gardaí in Dublin condemned

Two gardaí were hospitalised last night after being set upon by a gang of youths in Dublin’s north inner city.

# assault - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

# assault - Monday 1 August, 2016

Third person arrested over serious assault that left victim in critical condition

The injured man is still in hospital.

# assault - Sunday 31 July, 2016

12-year-old boy among those arrested over death of man in his 40s

The man was taken to hospital but died in the early hours of Thursday morning.

# assault - Friday 29 July, 2016

Two arrested over assault in Carrick-on-Shannon as victim remains critical

Gardaí have said there was an altercation between the man and a group of people on 17 July.

# assault - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Former Sinn Féin councillor and father charged with falsely imprisoning, assaulting and threatening to kill man

Each of the three charges against Jonathan Dowdall (39) and Patrick Dowdall (59) are alleged to have taken place in Dublin in January 2015.

# assault - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Man who raped nephew's wife as she slept beside her husband and child is jailed

The man was sentenced to eight years with one suspended.

# assault - Friday 22 July, 2016

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# assault - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Gardaí seek photos and videos after couple attacked while walking on Dollymount beach

A man was hospitalised and five men were arrested.

Man who launched "vicious" knife attack on former partner jailed for 14 years

Denis Leahy of Queen Street, Dublin 7 was charged with attempting to murder Rose Kenny.

# assault - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Garda awarded €60k in damages after being assaulted while on duty

The garda claimed he developed sciatica after the assault.

# assault - Monday 18 July, 2016

Woman raped by husband: "There was nothing I could do to stop him"

A woman who was raped by her husband has delivered a powerful victim impact statement.

# assault - Friday 15 July, 2016

Brothers acquitted of assaulting elderly woman who believed they were involved in her son's killing

Paul and Stephen Smith had claimed that their brother Andrew was solely responsible for the assault.

# assault - Thursday 14 July, 2016

'If I closed my eyes, I knew I wouldn't open them': stab victim tells court of guilt over relationship with attacker

The creche worker said she had to give up her flat because she could not return to the scene of the attack.

# assault - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Fifteen arrests for rape and sexual assault at Pamplona bull-running festival

A protest was held against the attacks during the San Fermin festival.

15-year-old boy facing additional jail time for throwing paint at fellow teenager on Luas

The boy had viciously assaulted his victim one month prior to the Luas incident the court heard today.

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