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# attack - Today’s News

Man arrested after grandmother and her husband decapitated in creche

None of the children witnessed the incident.

# attack - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Investigation after woman assaulted near Dublin Dart station

It’s understood that the woman was followed as she walked home.

# attack - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Schmidt’s attack strikes but ruthless edge needed against France Attack

Analysis: Schmidt’s attack strikes but ruthless edge needed against France

Ireland manufactured seven linebreaks against the Welsh but could have converted more chances.

# attack - Monday 8 February, 2016

‘Suddenly I’m looking at a man covered in blood’: Regency Hotel manager talks about horror gun attack

John Glynn lay on the floor as the gunmen dressed as gardaí stormed the building.

Regency Hotel shooting was choreographed to send a clear and explicit message

Pictures have been widely circulated of gunmen carrying Kalashnikov weapons into the Regency Hotel. The pictures are significant for a number of reasons, writes Tom Clonan.

# attack - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Elderly woman’s Nokia phone stolen in brutal bus-stop attack

The woman received facial injuries in the attack.

A shark swallowed another shark in an aquarium

It appears that the shark swallowed its victim whole.

# attack - 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.

Man (21) remains in critical condition after being attacked with iron bar

A man arrested in connection with the incident is due in court today.

# attack - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Man killed in stabbing in Carlow house

Gardaí and emergency services are on the scene.

# attack - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Huge shark jumps three metres onto fishing boat

The shark died after fishermen sprayed it with fresh water and bashed it on the nose with a wooden bat.

# attack - Monday 25 January, 2016

Man dragged out of house and beaten by gang in broad daylight

Police are looking for witnesses to an attack that happened yesterday afternoon.

# attack - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From Business ETC DDoS attacks brought down lottery and government sites, but what are they? Hacking

DDoS attacks brought down lottery and government sites, but what are they?

It was the reason why a number of high-profile Irish sites were forced offline, but how much of a problem can they be?

# attack - Friday 22 January, 2016

Government websites hit by cyberattack

Services like the Central Statistics Office and the Courts service of Ireland were down because of a DDoS attack

“Everyone is entitled to one mistake” – Man avoids jail for ‘unprovoked’ nightclub attack

His victim was left with a broken jaw, and had nine staples inserted into his skull.

# attack - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

‘One student jumped out of the classroom through the window. We never saw him get up’

At least 21 people have died following today’s attack on Pakistan’s Bacha Khan University.

# attack - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Man found guilty of murdering man in laneway

A jury unanimously found Seamus Morgan guilty.

# attack - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Al-Qaeda gunmen kill at least 20 people outside African hotel popular with tourists

Around 10 vehicles were on fire in the street where the four-star Splendid hotel is located in a busy, central area of Ouagadougou.

Man faces 12 years in jail for cutting victim’s cornea with a broken glass bottle

Sean Kenny pleaded guilty in court and will be sentenced in March.

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

They were given partially suspended sentences in court yesterday.

# attack - Friday 15 January, 2016

Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs

A survey showed that three out of four pharmacies have experienced some form of crime.

# attack - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks

At least two people were killed in the early morning blasts, the first mass attack in the Indonesian capital since the bombings of two hotels in 2009.

# attack - Monday 11 January, 2016

Tourist bitten on the face after trying to kiss a python

It is understood that the woman has been compensated for her injuries.

# attack - Saturday 9 January, 2016

‘I thought I would bleed to death’: Tourist recalls Egyptian hotel attack

Police shot dead one of the assailants and badly wounded the other.

# attack - Friday 8 January, 2016

Police say most Cologne mob suspects were asylum seekers

Police have confirmed receiving over 120 complaints of assaults, ranging from groping to two alleged rapes.

# attack - 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.

Shots fired: Micheál Martin says ‘right-wing’ Fine Gael will decimate public services

You’d never guess there’s an election just weeks away.

# attack - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Boy (16) in critical condition after being stabbed by assailants on mopeds

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses.

Swimmer mauled in shark attack near Brisbane, Australia

There were four shark attacks in Queensland in 2015.

# attack - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Man critical after being found with head injuries in bedroom

Police say they believe he was attacked or assaulted.

# attack - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Couple (30s) hospitalised after late-night attack by gang of youths

Passers-by intervened and the attackers ran off. Gardaí are appealing for information.

# attack - Monday 21 December, 2015

A monument to Irish men who died fighting for the British has been vandalised

A paint bomb was thrown at a monument to the Royal Munster Fusiliers in Tralee.

# attack - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Police seek man who punched stranger in the face during dispute over pavement space

The man allegedly took issue with how much pavement space a couple were taking up.

# attack - Friday 18 December, 2015

Officers disciplined for failings after attempted murder of GAA and Gaeilge colleague

Peadar Heffron lost a leg during an attack by dissident republicans in 2010.

# attack - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Five teenagers – three girls and two boys – held over the murder of young father who was beaten to death

Christopher Meli was beaten to death over the weekend.

# attack - 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.

# attack - 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.

# attack - Friday 11 December, 2015

Brutal attack on Zimbabwean man by teens “depressing” says judge

Two 18-year-olds were captured on CCTV brutally beating the 57-year-old man.

# attack - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Man due in court after two elderly men assaulted in afternoon car robbery

A 25-year-old man was arrested at a house in Ballymun on Tuesday afternoon.

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