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#Crime

# crime - Today’s News

'The good name of the area is being dragged down': Four months, four murders in west Dublin estates

There is concern in the area about the level of violent crime in recent months.

# crime - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Gardaí arrest man with sawn off shotgun after chasing him through gardens in Dublin

The 41-year-old was spotted acting suspiciously in the Ballygall area of Finglas yesterday.

Cash, drugs and fake tan among the most common items stolen from pharmacies

Pharmacists have said that violent raids can have a physical and psychological effect on staff.

'A man was beaten up, stabbed, slashed, run over - all on a public road'

Locals are shocked at the level of violence displayed in the attack on the 36-year-old.

# crime - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Lucan murder victim may have been stabbed and run over with car

The murder has been linked to an incident in Clondalkin this morning during which shots were fired at a house.

Nigerian woman allegedly had 'voodoo process' before being trafficked to Ireland for prostitution

Joy Imasogie allegedly told the victim she would be working in a hair salon.

# crime - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

'Michael was no angel': Father of gangland feud victim says family is living in fear

It was reported in recent days that Barr was one of the men involved in the murder of Kinahan associate David Byrne.

# crime - Saturday 14 January, 2017

13 people arrested in Thor courts crackdown in west Dublin

The series of arrests were targeted at those in breach-of-court related offences

# crime - Sunday 8 January, 2017

New York is getting safer: Murders and shootings are at their lowest level for 25 years

The murder rate is dropping in New York, as it starts to rise dramatically in cities like Chicago.

# crime - Friday 6 January, 2017

15-year-old boy arrested over damage to Wicklow defibrillator

The incident sparked a surge in donations to the charity that had put the device in place.

Juvenile arrested in connection with stabbing of Reece Cullen

The 17-year-old died after being stabbed in Jobstown yesterday afternoon.

# crime - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Drumcondra locals raise fears about crime rate after woman stabbed

Recent muggings, break-ins and vandalism in the area have residents concerned.

# crime - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Dublin woman on her way home stabbed in the neck by female mugger

The attack happened in Drumcondra this evening.

Man arrested after gardaí find €100,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis

The seizure was made in Dublin’s north inner city last night.

'Driving back and forth all day': How a lack of access to Pulse affects everyday policing

The minister for justice has pointed out burglary offences in many divisions have fallen.

# crime - Monday 2 January, 2017

'Many have sinister side effects': How gardaí tackle the sale of drugs on the Dark Web

Gardaí say the use of electronic currencies and encryption tools make it difficult to identify vendors of track money.

# crime - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Gardaí arrest 500 motorists for drink driving in just three weeks - and 40 in two days

The figure is an increase of over a third (34%) on the number for this time last year.

# crime - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Four arrested after gardaí seize €300k-worth of cannabis and cocaine

Three men and one woman were arrested after searches in two counties.

# crime - Monday 19 December, 2016

Crime stats: Burglaries are down but more people were caught drink driving

Overall, nine out of the fourteen crime categories in the CSO classification showed a decrease.

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site

A local councillor said he hoped this would not stop the progress of building 72 social housing units.

€4.3 million mistakenly transferred by Meath County Council frozen in Hong Kong bank

A criminal investigation is underway into the stolen money, which has been secured in a Hong Kong bank.

# crime - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Decoy boxes and old shoes - The best places to hide presents from burglars

Almost half of Irish people leave their presents under the tree in plain sight.

Gardaí seize €120,000 in cash and drugs worth €40,000 in Cork raids

Two men have been charged with the seizures and are due before court today.

Three men charged with dissident republican activity in Cork

The three men, ranging in age from the mid-30s to their early 50s, were arrested on Thursday evening.

# crime - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Two arrested and 'significant amount' of cash seized from organised crime gang in Limerick

The searches were conducted at seven private residences and four premises in the Limerick area.

# crime - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Your fate is in your hands': Judge warns thief who broke into Apache Pizza outlet

Craig Dempsey was with a chainsaw-wielding accomplice.

# crime - Friday 9 December, 2016

More jobs, less crime: Limerick's regeneration is working

A plan was undertaken in 2014 to improve the city socially and economically.

# crime - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Appeal for witnesses to murder of Real IRA figure in Cork

Aidan O’Driscoll was shot in the back a number of times on a street in Cork city yesterday.

# crime - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well

The dog, which has an estimated stud value of around €1 million, was stolen last Monday.

Gardaí arrest man over fatal stabbing of wheelchair user

Anthony Rogers, who was 61, was stabbed multiple times at his home near Cork Street, Dublin on 6 November.

# crime - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Theft of €1 million racing dog 'is Shergar story of greyhound industry'

Clares Rocket has won more than €53,000 in prize money.

Man remains critical after shooting in Dublin housing estate

Charlie Cooper was shot at least four times by a gunman at Parslickstown Green last night.

# crime - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man shot several times in west Dublin

The man, aged in his 30s, was rushed to hospital after being shot on the street.

# crime - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Europol has released a grisly Advent calendar of their most wanted criminals

Europe’s crime agency are publishing one fugitive from one member state per day.

# crime - Friday 2 December, 2016

Well-known criminal shot dead in west Dublin gun attack

The shooting happened in the Lucan area.

# crime - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'One family lost four out of five children to drug addiction'

Members of the public are being urged to report drug dealing in their area.

# crime - Friday 25 November, 2016

Man up in court in connection with fatal crash on the M50 RTA

Man up in court in connection with fatal crash on the M50

A man in his 30s will appear before a sitting of Blanchardstown District Court today.

Woman tied up and murdered by hooded man at home for elderly missionaries

The horrific incident happened at Montpellier late last night.

# crime - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'Grindr killer' Stephen Port convicted of murdering three men with date-rape drug

Port, who brought the men to his flat in London before secretly feeding them high doses of a date rape drug, was also convicted of three rapes

Maynooth pub donates proceeds to family of student Kym Owens following violent attack

The 18-year-old, from Castleblayney in Monaghan is in intensive care after sustaining serious injuries.

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