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# crime - Yesterday’s News


# crime - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Britain is to pardon thousands of people convicted of homosexuality

Anyone alive who was convicted of same-sex acts before the law was abolished will now receive an automatic pardon.

Prisoner allegedly stabbed over argument about switching TV channels

Brian Veale has pleaded not guilty to murdering Graham Johnson at Cork Prison.


# crime - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow

It is the ninth such concentrated day of action nationwide.

Garda Inspectorate says some stations have no system to record crimes

Deputy Chief Inspector Mark Toland said this makes it difficult to know how many gardaí are needed in each area.

Two men arrested after shots fired at Dublin house

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and investigations are ongoing.

Go Car rental service targeted by arson attack in Dublin

The cars were set on fire last night.

# crime - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Cars, cash and jewellery seized in CAB raids targeting Dublin gang

Some 46 cars were seized when 20 premises were raided this morning.

Over €4 million worth of drugs found in routine search of vehicle

The drugs were found in a vehicle that was importing plant machinery.

Teenager who took part in "terrifying" assault of Dublin boy who was stabbed avoids jail

The accused had arrived to the scene at a late stage of the assault in a taxi.

With most gardaí on strike, policing in Ireland will be left to senior officers and rookies

Garda representatives say it is highly likely the strikes will go ahead, claiming the government has left them with no other option.


Gardaí raid 20 properties across Dublin in major gangland crackdown

Gardaí say that the raids are ongoing.

# crime - Monday 17 October, 2016

"He just walked right up to him and sprayed him in the face"

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to two cash-in-transit robberies this morning to come forward.

Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father

The boy’s father was jailed for 14 years last week for raping the child.

'The line between good and bad people can be thinner than you think'

Psychologist Ian Gargan says knowing what we are capable of, not being fearful of the darker sides of our personality and embracing the differences is important.

# crime - Friday 14 October, 2016

Limerick murder victim's injuries 'may well have been caused by a punch'

The man, aged in his 50s, is a close relative of convicted criminal Jason Freyne.

Gardaí investigating potential child abduction attempt in Westmeath

It’s believed a man approached a young boy while he was walking to school.

# crime - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Irish court suspended after accused crushes a stink bomb in the chamber

Back-up was called after the man denied playing the prank.

Man in his 50s receives serious head injuries in Limerick attack

Gardaí in Limerick are investigating.

Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin

The man’s one-year-old daughter was in the car at the time of the offence.

# crime - Friday 7 October, 2016

Raiders armed with knife and hammer steal cash from Tesco store

The robbery happened last night at about 8.15pm.

# crime - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Irish crime writing is having a killer moment right now

We spoke to three of the country’s best authors to find out why.

# crime - Thursday 29 September, 2016

"A lot of people here would know people selling drugs... but if they say anything they'll get a bullet in the back of the head"

Members of the public and gardaí gathered last night to discuss crime in the capital.

# crime - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Rank-and-file gardaí to withdraw labour on four dates in November

The proposed dates for the strike are November 4, 11, 18 and 25.

Man arrested as part of €2.8 million money laundering investigation

The arrest occurred a house on the northside of Dublin earlier today.

# crime - Sunday 25 September, 2016

"They're seeing Dublin as something like Chicago in the 1920s" - The capital is trying to fix its crime problem

Dublin’s Lord Mayor says that every shooting, whether it happens in the inner city or the suburbs, affects every Dubliner.

# crime - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'Cattle and sheep are being hand-fed and prepped to be taken by criminals'

Around 2,000 thefts from farmyards are reported each year. Farmers are being urged to be vigilant.

# crime - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Dubliners, this is your chance to 'talk to Joe' about violent crime in the city

The RTÉ broadcaster is to chair a public meeting next week.

# crime - Monday 19 September, 2016

'We're determined to face them down': Tánaiste discusses gang violence with NYPD commissioner

Fitzgerald attended the inauguration of the new police commissioner today.

# crime - Sunday 18 September, 2016

FactCheck: Would a new government bill really decriminalise sex workers?

FactCheck referees a dispute over a controversial new law.

# crime - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Suspect car injures woman and rams garda car in daytime chase

An 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

# crime - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

A man has been arrested in Spain over the murder of Gary Hutch

The operation is supported by other law enforcement agencies including Spain’s La Guardia Civil.

# crime - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

"Serious failure" in investigation of child rape case - but no gardaí found to have breached discipline

Two women told GSOC that due to delays in the Garda investigation, the charges against the boy were dropped.

# crime - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Court wants to know if 14-year-old found with heroin was dealing or being used by gang to clear debt

Judge John O’Connor described the case as a horror.

# crime - Monday 5 September, 2016

Man arrested in Northern Ireland over Regency Hotel murder

The man was arrested on foot of a European arrest warrant in Strabane.

# crime - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Electric Picnic revellers urged to look out for rare camper van stolen ahead of festival

The camper van was featured in the popular TG4 dating show Pioc do Ride.

Man accused of withholding information 'could have prevented murder of young man'

Jason Doogue was shot while sitting on a wall in Athy in August 2015.

# crime - Friday 2 September, 2016

Tom Clonan: Why we should care about gang members killing each other

If these crimes were committed during the Troubles they wouldn’t be tolerated – so why are they now?

# crime - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Stolen Audi cars recovered in Meath and Wicklow as gardaí target organised crime gang

One man is his 50s was arrested and is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

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