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# crime - Yesterday’s News

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.

Garda PULSE system “not fit for purpose” and should be scrapped

The Garda Inspectorate has also recommended scrapping the Pulse system.

# crime - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Mini-CAB needed to crack down on ‘middle-income’ drug dealers

“These aren’t millionaire, billionaire drug dealers — but they’re very wealthy drug dealers on €100,000 a year or €150,000 a year salaries with plenty of holidays.”

# crime - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Two men released after arrest over shooting at Dublin apartment block

A man’s car was rammed and he had several shots fired at him on 1 November last.

# crime - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Arrest made over late night Camden St attack that left man with head injuries

The man in his 20s was subsequently released.

Burglar ‘caught red-handed’ after stealing yoghurts, milk and Winnie the Pooh moneybox

Ash Love was described as a “career criminal”.

# crime - Friday 2 January, 2015

Family called gardaí seven times before they responded to petrol bomb attack

A local councillor said a lack of resources was to blame, but a sergeant denied this was the case.

Over one million texts about local crime sent under Garda text alert system

The text alert system was launched by the gardaí in September 2013

New national DNA database to become operational this year

IT improvements for the gardaí are on the way said Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# crime - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Man dies after being assaulted in Christmas Day robbery

The thief stole a Playstation 3 and some cash before fleeing the scene.

# crime - Thursday 25 December, 2014

‘Spare a thought’ for gardaí dealing with tragic deaths and family rows today

Not everyone has the day off and many gardaí will spend today away from their families.

# crime - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Woman in her 40s stabbed in Cavan

Man in his 50s has been arrested by gardai.

# crime - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

‘Sex trafficked teens promised new life but dream becomes nightmare at Dublin Airport’

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the past year has been its busiest to date in terms of sex trafficking cases.

# crime - Friday 19 December, 2014

Here’s where some of the money from dormant accounts will go in 2015

There’s roughly €3 million up for grabs.

# crime - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Gardaí bust fake medicine racket after year-long operation

They arrested six men in a major sweep this morning.

# crime - Monday 15 December, 2014

Appeal for author of anonymous letter about Ciara Breen to come forward

The 17 year old went missing from her Louth home in 1997.

# crime - Thursday 11 December, 2014

The first ever Buckfast cocktail competition was held in Galway this week

The contest, which was open to every bar in Galway, was won by a concoction called ‘Buckfast Lives Forever’.

# crime - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

“Horrific”: Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide

And children as young as 15 are involved in ‘tiger kidnappings.’

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# crime - Monday 1 December, 2014

Armed raiders steal 15,000 bottles of Jameson for pre-Christmas sales (some gin too)

Bombay Sapphire gin and Jack Daniels whiskey were also taken from the Dublin warehouse.

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography

Lewys Martin was sentenced to over four years in prison.

# crime - Sunday 30 November, 2014

“Justice should heal” – Voices of sexual crime victims and perpetrators should be heard

UCD research argues for the benefit of restorative justice.

# crime - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Man attacked with hammers in three burglar cash raid

Three men have been arrested after the Ballymena robbery.

# crime - Friday 28 November, 2014

600,000 dodgy Marlboro cigarettes found hidden under flip-flops

They were hidden in a crate of “safety footwear.”

# crime - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Crime writer PD James has died at the age of 94 RIP

Crime writer PD James has died at the age of 94

Her books, many of which featured detective Adam Dalgliesh, sold millions of copies around the world.

# crime - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Poll: Do you welcome the appointment of Nóirín O’Sullivan as Garda Commissioner? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome the appointment of Nóirín O’Sullivan as Garda Commissioner?

There were mixed views on the news yesterday – how do you feel about it?

# crime - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Planning on buying cheap perfume for Christmas? Loads of it just got seized

118,000 bottles in Turkey to be precise.

# crime - Friday 21 November, 2014

Water meter installer ‘had rifle pointed at him’

The incident took place in Clarecastle, Co Clare, this morning.

# crime - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Four women injured after youths throw stones at bus

The youths dispersed when police arrived.

# crime - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Motorist injured after Garda pursuit ends in car crash in Dublin

GSOC have been called to the scene.

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