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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 28 March, 2015

#Crime

# crime - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Gardaí hunt for two gunmen after fatal shooting in quiet Dublin suburb

A man was shot dead by two gunmen after leaving his house at around 11.30 this morning.

# crime - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year

Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.

“Frustrating” that Garda Commissioner didn’t say if the Provisional IRA still exists

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Justice Committee today.

# crime - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Poll: Do you feel safe where you live? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe where you live?

Some residents in Dublin are calling for a new unit to be set up to tackle neighbourhood crime.

Is a new Garda unit needed to clean up Dublin?

“Tourists are walking our main streets and there’s no gardaí to be found. They’re terrified.”

# crime - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

A body of a man has been found in a field in Kildare

Gardaí suspect the man died in violent circumstances.

Police arrest more than 30 people in St Patrick’s Day festivities

Individuals had gone to Belfast for the “carnival and family friendly atmosphere in the City.”

# crime - Monday 9 March, 2015

Serving soldier charged with assault on Irish man in Liverpool

The 24-year-old victim remains in a critical condition.

# crime - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here’s how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year

Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.

This Fianna Fáil TD chased down a hooded handbag thief in Ennis

Timmy Dooley returned the handbag to the elderly woman, who he said was “dazed” by the incident.

Cork’s heroin problem is ‘an on-going battle’

There has been a surge in the number of heroin addicts over the past decade.

# crime - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Gardaí foil armed robbery on betting shop

A firearm was recovered near the scene.

# crime - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

‘The Viper’ Martin Foley is in hospital this evening

Martin Foley remains in garda custody while he receives care.

# crime - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Booby trap bomb explodes as man removes poster erected at his home

Martin McGuinness compared the attack to others like the murder of Garda Adrian Donoghue.

Eamon Ryan’s beloved bike has been stolen Crime This post contains videos

Eamon Ryan’s beloved bike has been stolen

The Green Party leader’s bike was taken from outside the party’s offices yesterday.

From The Daily Edge This is Cavan’s version of that scene from Mission Impossible Chips Are Down

# crime - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Two men and two women in Clare charged over illegal money lending

The four were among a group of 11 people arrested in garda raids in 2013.

# crime - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Vanilla Ice was arrested and Twitter had a field day Ice Ice Baby

Vanilla Ice was arrested and Twitter had a field day

Quick, get your puns in.

# crime - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

‘Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests’

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

# crime - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Elderly couple tied up as gang members stole jewellery from their home

It is believed three men were involved and they made off with a quantity of jewellery.

Three arrested over popular film download website

Internationally, the website ranked thousands of places higher than a well-known legitimate site.

Man in his 50s shot in Wicklow after opening door to gunmen

The man answered his door and was shot.

# crime - Friday 13 February, 2015

Veronica Guerin’s family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal

A Sinn Féin councillor asked that the naming be open to public consultation.

# crime - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Is Ireland becoming a “safe haven” for sex offenders?

An independent TD says a loophole means it is.

# crime - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Man hospitalised after being attacked and robbed at his home

The man sustained head injuries in the assault yesterday evening.

# crime - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Elderly woman (82) robbed as she lay dying in the street

Irene Ditcher was struck by a lorry in Manchester.

# crime - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Garda among four injured in ‘mini crime spree’ by two teenagers

Two teens were arrested afterwards.

# crime - Friday 6 February, 2015

Pharmacies facing raids from attackers armed with knives, syringes and guns

A crime survey has found that cosmetics and fake tan are the most likely items to be shoplifted from pharmacies.

# crime - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Rare protected bird shot dead in Kerry

The bird had been followed by thousands of people online as part of a satellite tracking project.

# crime - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Two women arrested after robberies of off-licences and chemists

The women will appear in court today.

# crime - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Guy tries to break into college, gets stuck in window for five hours I Love College

# crime - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Elderly shopkeeper robbed for third time in three months

Jimmy Collins’ shop was burgled last Thursday, having been robbed on two consecutive weeks in November.

# crime - Monday 26 January, 2015

15 years on… The search for Gussie Shanahan continues

A fresh appeal will be made tonight.

# crime - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Opinion: Buying a woman’s body for sexual gratification is not a harmless act

It is not acceptable to turn a blind eye to the sex industry as it stands – far too little is done to protect the vulnerable.

Here’s how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014

The expenditure has reduced by about €10 million in the last six years.

# crime - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Man due in court over fatal stabbing in Dún Laoghaire Court Appearance This post contains images

Man due in court over fatal stabbing in Dún Laoghaire

65-year-old widow Jane Braidwood sustained stab wounds in the attack at Clarinda Park East on Tuesday evening.

# crime - Monday 19 January, 2015

# crime - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Ruth Rendell ‘critical’ in hospital after stroke

The British writer has published more than 60 books in a career spanning five decades.

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