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# attack - Today’s News


# attack - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Italian paralysed after Dublin attack ‘thought Ireland was the best place in the world’

A family friend said Guido Nasi would consider a long-term future in Ireland if there was adequate care available to him.

# attack - Monday 25 May, 2015

Rapist who carved a cross into victim’s forehead jailed for 17 years

Alfio Anthony Granata repeatedly raped a Dutch tourist over the course of six-weeks.

# attack - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell

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

# attack - Monday 18 May, 2015

Dublin women tied up and beaten after “meeting men on Facebook”

The girls had met the men on Facebook three weeks ago.

Man dragged into hall by masked men and attacked with hammers and a hatchet

The attack was carried out in Antrim last night.

# attack - Sunday 17 May, 2015

US politician plotted to burn down a Muslim community

Robert R. Doggart ran for election to US Congress last year.

# attack - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Officers stabbed by escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell receive letter about their sick leave

The Prison Officers Association is calling for open sick leave for prison officers injured in the course of their duties.

# attack - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Paramedic proposes to the woman he helped save after domestic violence attack

Melissa’s ex-boyfriend attacked her, and Cameron helped her in her recovery.

# attack - Friday 8 May, 2015

Tourists who were attacked in Swords ‘uplifted by support’ of Irish people

One man has arranged for the tourists to be fast-tracked when they fly home and for them to gain entry to the VIP lounge.

Man who had his penis cut off in savage attack has been found dead

Police found the body of the 40-year-old at his home.

# attack - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Ex-IRA commander Jock Davison gunned down in Belfast

The 47-year-old was on his way to a local community centre where he worked when he was shot.

Avengers: Age of Ultron director quits Twitter after abuse over new film

Joss Whedon had 1.15 million followers before his departure.

# attack - Monday 4 May, 2015

Irish troops safe after mortar attack injures two UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights

The two soldiers were evacuated to Israel for medical care.

Appeal for witnesses after tourists targeted in violent robbery

A man and woman were both assaulted and a camera bag was stolen.

# attack - Thursday 30 April, 2015

German police say they foiled terrorist attack by married couple

Authorities found a pipe bomb, assault rifle, chemicals and ammunition at the home of a married couple.

Prisoner stabbed in head with ‘sharpened spoon’ in serious condition

The prisoner lost a huge amount of blood in the attack.

# attack - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Businessman seriously injured after two men try to rob him

The injured man was taken to Cork University Hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.

# attack - Friday 24 April, 2015

Three Indian police officers arrested for raping a model inside a police station

It is being reported locally today that the woman and her boyfriend also had €7,360 extorted from them.

# attack - 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.

Two prison officers receive slash wounds in inmate attack at Mountjoy Prison

The prisoner used an improvised weapon.

# attack - Monday 20 April, 2015

Teen (13) armed with knife and crossbow kills teacher in Spain

Four others were also injured in the incident.

# attack - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Natasha McShane making “remarkable” progress five years after vicious attack

Her attacker was sentenced to 90 years in prison.

# attack - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Pipe bomb found under car of Fiona Doyle

A cordon and road closures were put in place and a number of nearby houses were evacuated.

# attack - Monday 13 April, 2015

Woman released without charge after man fatally stabbed

A file will be prepared for the DPP.

# attack - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Boy (13) dies after losing limbs in horrific shark attack

It’s the seventh such attack since 2011 near the island.

# attack - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man beaten with baseball bats after gang storm his home

One arrest has been made.

NY banker had no injuries after alleged rape incident, court is told

His only injury was a scratch on his cuticle.

# attack - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten

The names of the deceased and their stories are being shared on Twitter.

# attack - Monday 6 April, 2015

Woman punched in face and slashed with blade after refusing request for cigarette

Police are searching for four attackers.

# attack - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From The42 Fenerbahce’s team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded Attack

Fenerbahce’s team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded

Turkish club had just thrashed Rizespor 5-1 and were travelling to the airport to return to Istanbul.

# attack - 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.

# attack - 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.

# attack - 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.

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

# attack - Friday 20 March, 2015

Women told ‘don’t go to parks alone’ after teen is killed in broad daylight

The comments by a police officer have been criticised.

# attack - Thursday 19 March, 2015

9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack

Matthew David Yarnell was aged 26 when he died.

Pregnant woman stabbed and baby taken from her womb after answering internet ad

The woman had answered an ad on Craigslist claiming to be selling baby clothes.

# attack - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

No Irish hurt as Tunisia museum death toll rises to 19

Seventeen of the dead were foreign tourists.

# attack - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From The42 ‘Alcoholic dumped us out of World Cup’ claims state-owned Zimbabwe paper Attack

‘Alcoholic dumped us out of World Cup’ claims state-owned Zimbabwe paper

It’s fair to say they haven’t taken defeat well.

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