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# crime - Today’s News


# 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.

Two men arrested and gun seized in Tallaght

Gardaí have been targeting criminal activity in the south west Dublin area.

# crime - Monday 17 November, 2014

Are prisoners being freed temporarily to relieve overcrowding?

Fianna Fáil believes that temporary release is being used to ease overcrowding in some prisons.

# crime - Friday 14 November, 2014

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders

The PSNI has responded to over 100 incidents of serious crime since February 2013.

# crime - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Man due in court over stabbing of father and son in their Tralee home

The injured men came across an intruder in their home.

In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not

It means that criminals could be incorrectly freed argues a report from the Garda Inspectorate.

23-year-old arrested over stabbing of man and son at their home

The victims suffered minor stab wounds when they found a man trying to break into a car outside their home and confronted him.


Almost one third of crimes are wrongly classified by gardaí, finds report

The Garda Inspectorate report found serious problems with the way that gardaí classify crimes.

It’s taking some gardaí over a week to record crimes on the PULSE system

Currently, all members of the gardaí have access to PULSE.

# crime - Monday 10 November, 2014

Three children ‘locked in cupboard during terrifying burglary’ in Dundalk

The raid happened early on Sunday evening.

# crime - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Here’s everything we know about Ireland

The Central Statistics Office has released new figures giving a breakdown of over the last year.

# crime - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Fitzgerald and O’Sullivan poring over report into serious crime investigations

The report examines how gardaí dealt with serious crimes over the last number of years.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

# crime - Sunday 2 November, 2014

British banker charged over gruesome double murder in Hong Kong

The bodies of two women – one in a suitcase – were found at the man’s apartment.

# crime - Friday 31 October, 2014

Waterford politicians issue warning against vigilantism after Roma mob

The public representatives feel the city’s reputation has been tarnished.

# crime - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Loner trucker jailed for shooting at motorists 700 times to teach them “a lesson”

Michael Harry K was jailed for 10 and a half years in Germany.

# crime - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Anti-racism protest takes place in Waterford

Three Roma families were forced to leave a house in Waterford over the weekend.

From The Daily Edge Woman robbing Germany pharmacy distracts staff by spraying her breast milk at them Milky Chancer

# crime - Monday 27 October, 2014

Gardaí investigate three violent attacks in Dublin’s north inner city Dublin This post contains images

Gardaí investigate three violent attacks in Dublin’s north inner city

They all took place within a short distance of each other.

# crime - Saturday 25 October, 2014

How many children were sent to detention schools this year?

There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.

# crime - Friday 24 October, 2014

Post-mortem of Donegal couple set to take place this morning

The Inishowen community shocked by the grim discovery.

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