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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 6 October, 2015


# crime - Today’s News

Elderly man injured after robbers knock on front door and raid his home

Detectives believe the incident is linked to another robbery that occurred earlier in the evening.

# crime - Friday 2 October, 2015

WATCH: Police chief breaks down in tears after a baby is shot dead

“This should not be happening in our city, and we’ve got to do something about it.”

# crime - Thursday 1 October, 2015

TD wants to jail ‘scumbags’ who ram garda cars

Brendan Griffin has proposed a new law to jail people who deliberately ram garda cars for up to 10 years.

# crime - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Enda Kenny is dead serious about high-speed burglars wearing night-vision goggles

The Taoiseach says they’re involved in high-speed chases at night time.

# crime - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Tipperary raid victim: My eldest daughter was standing over me, crying ‘Daddy is dead’

The full extend of the Corcoran family’s ordeal was laid out in court today.

We only make €4k a year from each of the 139 closed Garda stations

The most recent crime statistics show burglaries are on the rise.

# crime - Monday 28 September, 2015

Murders are down, but sexual assaults and poisonings are on the rise

The latest crime statistics also show a rise in burglaries and fraud.

# crime - Friday 25 September, 2015

Two more people have been arrested over the murder of a Sligo musician

Martin Kivlehan was stabbed to death last month but no charges have yet been brought.

# crime - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Toddler dies after father throws his children in a pond, confesses in 911 call

Two girls were saved from the water by an off-duty policeman, but one of them died today.

# crime - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Gardaí appeal after elderly woman (90) brutally assaulted in her Bray home

Eva Sutton was attacked in her home after two men kicked in her front door.

‘Want to stop people breaking into your house? Turn your lights on’, says the Gardaí

The seasonal warning comes as an increase in crime is expected.

# crime - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The incredible saga of a successful family man who hid his murderous past for 50 years

Shirley Campbell threw a woman off a roof in 1958. Edward Davis lived a long, free life.

# crime - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Man arrested after 21 pieces of female genitalia found in his freezer

Police were alerted to the man by one of his victims.

# crime - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Johnny Depp film about Irish-American gangster to be screened in mobster’s home town Black Mass This post contains videos

Johnny Depp film about Irish-American gangster to be screened in mobster’s home town

The story of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was made for the screen.

# crime - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Why have Gardaí and Revenue still not destroyed nearly €500 million worth of drugs?

One TD has called the situation “bizarre.”

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban

Paul Murphy says the denial of a collection permit has been met with “a huge amount of support and shock.”

# crime - Friday 11 September, 2015

‘Evil beyond understanding’ – British men jailed for live-streaming rape of young children

“Their callousness beggars belief,” said one investigator.

Fine Gael TD: Housing Dublin homeless in rural areas will increase criminality

“Some of the people cause hardship and social disruption to existing communities here in the Midlands,” James Bannon said.

# crime - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Teen girl charged with “recklessly” encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life

18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Massachusetts last summer.

# crime - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Poll: Should cameras be allowed in criminal trials? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should cameras be allowed in criminal trials?

Does it help transparency or is it just voyeuristic?

# crime - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Two men arrested after robbing Tallaght chipper with a chainsaw

The chainsaw was turned on.

This is how many people from the South have been arrested in the North so far this year

Most recent figures show that more than 24,000 arrests were made in the province over a 12-month period.

# crime - Friday 4 September, 2015

London man gets life sentence for shotgun murder of Irish woman

Leeann Foley, from Cork, was shot dead at her home near the Emirates Stadium last November.

# crime - Monday 31 August, 2015

# crime - Saturday 29 August, 2015

“I really am sorry for the death of that man” – Two charged over John O’Donoghue burglary

The 62-year-old collapsed and died after being confronted by burglars at his home.

# crime - Friday 28 August, 2015

Man with Irish accent wanted over “callous” assault on 80-year-old woman in London

The elderly victim had told a group of people to stop making noise in her flat complex.

# crime - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA

Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.

“Dried-out husks don’t set out to murder people” – Burton

The Tanaiste’s comments were made in reaction to former Attorney General Michael McDowell saying the decision was made to let the IRA exist to avoid dissidents filling the void.

# crime - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

The involvement of the Provisional IRA is one of the lines of enquiry being pursued.

Gardaí seize nearly €1 million worth of pills in Blanchardstown

A man in his late 30s was arrested at the scene.

# crime - Friday 14 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge ‘Cyber-flashing’ is a thing now – here’s how to stop it happening to you Airdrop

‘Cyber-flashing’ is a thing now – here’s how to stop it happening to you

Another thing for us to worrying about, in other words.

# crime - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range

The 53-year-old was spoken to as part of the investigation into the killing of Jock Davison.

# crime - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Gardaí are arresting three disqualified drivers a day with new powers they got in June

Today gardaí said many of these drivers are also active criminals with multiple previous convictions.

# crime - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

‘Serious stress and trauma’: Are cash-for-gold shops causing burglaries?

The government is under pressure to regulate the sector.

# crime - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Man admits to killing landlord Tom O’Gorman before removing organs

Tom O’Gorman, a journalist and Iona Institute researcher, was stabbed to death at his home last year.

# crime - Monday 27 July, 2015

These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them

It happened in the Portrush area of Antrim last August.

Two in court after cannabis worth €600k and 40,000 prescription drugs seized

The seizures were made in north Dublin yesterday.

# crime - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Paris police open fire on car that tries to crash through Tour de France barricade

Tour de France race director Thierry Gouvenou said he didn’t foresee any impact on the race.

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