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# attack - Today’s News


# attack - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother

The man cannot be named to protect the women’s identities.

# attack - Monday 2 May, 2016

Windscreen of police car smashed with officers inside

Police are appealing for help in identifying the man.

# attack - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Man attacked with hammer as he left graveyard

The attack happened in Belfast city on Thursday.

# attack - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Snapshot of an Irish prison: Officers being slashed and having human excrement thrown at them

The POA says the Prison Service is trying to play down the number of assaults that are taking place on staff.

# attack - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark

While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.

# attack - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Social welfare office workers suffer punches and have chairs thrown at them

A union representing workers in Intreo offices said these employees need greater protection.

# attack - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Two arrested after Dart station attack on young man

The attack was caught on CCTV.

# attack - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Irishman convicted of violent attack wanted after going on the run in Australia

David Mulligan, a 33-year-old personal trainer, was captured on CCTV attacking Karl Nissen in a Sydney suburb.

From The42 Analysis: Munster's worrying malaise affecting all aspects of their play Downfall

Analysis: Munster's worrying malaise affecting all aspects of their play

Anthony Foley’s men are in a hugely concerning position with two Pro12 games left.

# attack - Saturday 16 April, 2016

81-year-old woman threatened at gunpoint by masked raiders

Three generations of women from one family were threatened at gunpoint during the robbery.

# attack - Monday 11 April, 2016

Suicide bombers blow themselves up outside police station

The identity of the bombers who attacked the station was not immediately clear.

Armed robbery at children's play centre leaves staff member injured

The incident happened in south Dublin at around 6pm yesterday evening.

# attack - Friday 8 April, 2016

Outrage after video shows passers-by watching man beating woman in hotel

The victim is accosted by an apparently drunken man while other guests and even hotel staff walk blithely past.

# attack - 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.

# attack - Monday 4 April, 2016

Suspended sentence for man who glassed ex-wife's new partner

The victim needed ten stitches to a facial wound and was left with a 2cm long hairline scar.

# attack - Sunday 27 March, 2016

At least 65 dead after bomb hits Easter Sunday celebrations in park

The explosion took place in a park near children’s rides, according to Pakistani officials.

Neighbours raise €60k for family of Muslim shopkeeper killed outside his shop

Police arrested a 32-year-old Muslim man on Friday in connection with the attack.

# attack - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

There’s a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.

# attack - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Six gunmen ‘neutralised’ after killing at least 16 people in Ivory Coast

At least 14 civilians and two soldiers were shot dead.

# attack - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Fianna Fáil TD says he’s “grand” after attempted attack near Dáil

The Clare TD was approached on Molesworth Street near the gates of the Dáil earlier.

# attack - Monday 7 March, 2016

45 dead in terrorist violence in Tunisia

28 of those killed were terrorists, security forces said.

# attack - Friday 4 March, 2016

Pregnant woman airlifted to hospital after daylight stab attack

A man has been arrested after the attack.

# attack - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Ireland’s attack shows positive ambition but execution a worry Sloppy Skills

Analysis: Ireland’s attack shows positive ambition but execution a worry

We take an in-depth look at the attacking effort from Joe Schmidt’s men last weekend.

Cork man jailed for 12 years for “horrific sustained attack” on woman

He woke the woman with a slap to her face and told her if she ever wanted to see her son again she would comply.

Gardaí investigating after woman attacked by teenager in broad daylight

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

# attack - Monday 29 February, 2016

China: Man stabs ten schoolchildren before taking his own life

It’s reported the children were lining up at the school gates when the man approached them.

# attack - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Garda in hospital after being attacked at Dublin housing estate

It happened in the early hours of this morning in Balinteer.

Disabled woman hospitalised after being attacked in her own home

Police in Northern Ireland are investigating an aggravated burglary at house in south Belfast.

# attack - Thursday 25 February, 2016

From The42 Simon Zebo: ‘If you don’t buy a ticket you can’t win the Lotto’ Risks

Simon Zebo: ‘If you don’t buy a ticket you can’t win the Lotto’

The Ireland wing says there is no limitation on what Joe Schmidt’s men can do in attack.

# attack - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

“I thought I was going to die” – Irish man beaten up twice in one night ‘for being gay’

22-year-old Wicklow native Dylan Souster was attacked twice, the second time by a man who helped him to his feet before realising that Dylan was gay.

# attack - Monday 22 February, 2016

British tourist fighting for life after being stabbed in the head in San Francisco

He was walking with his niece when the incident occurred.

# attack - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Man attacked by 10 youths and struck with hammer

The incident happened shortly after 6.30pm yesterday evening.

# attack - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Shark detection buoys are being trialled off Australia’s Bondi beach

The buoys use software that can detect the shape and movement of sharks using sonar and alert authorities.

# attack - Friday 19 February, 2016

‘I was asking her why she was doing it’ – Woman whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after answering internet ad

Michelle Wilkins testified she went to Lane’s home in response to a Craigslist ad offering free maternity clothes.

# attack - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Wildlife park worker mauled to death by lioness

The lioness was later put down.

# attack - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11

A 39-year-old dispatcher could face up to five years in prison.

# attack - Monday 15 February, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Dire return in attack leaves Schmidt’s Ireland in Parisian pain Profligate

Analysis: Dire return in attack leaves Schmidt’s Ireland in Parisian pain

Ireland’s inability to build consistent pressure on the French defence was extremely costly.

# attack - Friday 12 February, 2016

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.

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