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# crime - Today’s News


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Veronica Guerin’s family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal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

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.

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