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#Crime

# crime - Friday 27 May, 2016

Gardaí make three arrests in 24 hours in gangland crackdown

Three people are now being held.

# crime - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Drug dealers in local areas will be targeted by a new 'mini-CAB' - Minister

Frances Fitzgerald says new legislation may be needed to give it greater powers.

# crime - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

FactCheck: Has crime actually increased since all those garda stations were closed?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck does some detective work on a commonly-held assumption.

Where and when: A timeline of the Hutch-Kinahan feud

Yesterday Gareth Hutch was murdered in broad daylight at an apartment block just 300 metres from O’Connell Street.

'I can't stop screaming inside': 74-year-old woman says rape left her waiting for death

“How can he behave with such brutality?” she asked in court. “A woman three times his age.”

# crime - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Gareth Hutch: The seventh victim in a vicious war between two gangland families

The 35-year-old was shot dead in the car park of a flat complex in Dublin’s north inner city this morning.

Man arrested over Gareth Hutch murder after handing himself into gardaí

The 35-year-old was shot dead as he got into his car at a flat complex in Dublin’s north inner city.

# crime - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Two injured after gunman shoots through window of house in Dublin

Both have been released from hospital.

# crime - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Calls for Noirín O'Sullivan to resign as Garda Commissioner

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald tonight stopped shy of completely endorsing the Commissioner.

# crime - Friday 13 May, 2016

There are plans afoot to electronically tag Irish prisoners on bail for the first time

The plan, set out in the new programme for government, has been included at the request of gardaí.

# crime - Thursday 12 May, 2016

A shocking, sobering report leaked and then selectively reported upon by our national media

Some apologies are now in order. And they aren’t the ones you’ve heard about, writes Tom Clonan.

# crime - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Gardaí want to speak to man who stopped late-night attack on a woman in Dublin

The woman, in her 20s, was allegedly grabbed and thrown to the ground while walking on Dollymount Strand last week.

Man arrested and charged with attacking Afghan family in South Dublin

John Connors, 21, is alleged to have taken part in an assault on two Afghan brothers and their nephew in Ballinteer last Thursday night.

# crime - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Bailieboro locals say it was resources they needed, not enquiries

The community is not worried about corruption in the force, but it is screaming out for more gardaí to police it.

# crime - Monday 9 May, 2016

Gardaí hunt three suspects after bag of money stolen from man on street

The victim was approached by a man in a balaclava and ordered to hand over the cash.

'One Veronica Guerin, her murder, her sacrifice, should be enough'

There are questions now about the effectiveness of measures introduced after the journalist was killed 20 years ago.

# crime - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Sheriff Street's community gardaí: 'They know that's not the end of it - who will it be this time?'

Gardaí working in Dublin’s north inner city have been doing their best to reassure locals as they try to nail down those responsible for the recent violence.

'They said next time they'll kill us': Thugs attack Afghan family in Dublin

The men are reported to have told the family: “Go back to your own country”.

# crime - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Minister vows to crackdown on "evil and sinister" Kinahan-Hutch gangs

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said tagging some criminals will be permitted under new legislation.

# crime - Monday 2 May, 2016

Man in his late 20s shot in Dublin

The incident is not understood to be related to the Hutch-Kinahan feud.

'Playing devil's advocate' - the lawyers who defend people accused of indefensible crimes

Lawyers for Paris attacks accused Salah Abdeslam have found themselves demonised for defending their client.

# crime - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Gardaí investigating gangland crime may soon be working out of prefabs

The lease on the Dublin Metropolitan region headquarters at Harcourt Square expires this month and staff have no idea where they’re going.

# crime - Saturday 30 April, 2016

'Do not pay any ransom' - Criminal gangs are threatening business with cyber attacks

The PSNI says that a number of businesses in Northern Ireland have been targeted.

Man charged with threatening to kill woman who witnessed Limerick shooting

The witness has told gardaí she saw a man firing two shots from a handgun outside a house in Limerick last year.

# crime - Friday 29 April, 2016

Gardaí to begin excavating south Dublin garden in search for 'dead babies'

A search warrant was executed at the house yesterday evening.

# crime - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Gardaí to dig at south Dublin house after claims that two babies were killed there

It is believed that the operation will be a major one and will take place next week.

# crime - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Invisible police and invisible politicians are the roots of Dublin's narco terror violence

During the Troubles, when TDs, Ministers and Judges were potential targets for attack the garda/army response was properly resourced and led, writes Tom Clonan.

# crime - Monday 25 April, 2016

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

# crime - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Man due in court after Cork gardaí find gun and ammunition in car

A woman arrested in connection with the investigation was released without charge.

# crime - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Man and woman arrested at checkpoint after shotgun found in their car

Ammunition was also found during a search of the car.

# crime - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Gardaí won't take their eye off gangland thugs, says Commissioner

The Commissioner said investigations into gangland deaths are progressing well.

Superintendents say they need at least 800 new recruits a year to provide proper service

Superintendent Noel Cunningham said he is concerned about younger members leaving the force because of low wages.

Family of Martin O'Rourke will visit Sheriff St after funeral to thank locals for support

The 24-year-old was gunned down in Dublin’s north inner city last Thursday in a case of mistaken identity.

# crime - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Irish law around suspended sentences ruled unconstitutional

It means emergency legislation will likely be required.

# crime - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Police hunt two men who called to house of Belfast murder victim

The attack happened in north Belfast last night. The victim was shot in the leg.

Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts

The nuts are often shipped to Europe or Asia, where they fetch a high price on the black market.

# crime - Friday 15 April, 2016

Young man shot dead in Dublin's inner city was 'harmless, loveable young fellow'

The father-of-three was gunned down in broad daylight in a case of mistaken identity.

Escaped prisoner found in dishwasher

He fled on Tuesday after being taken to a local hospital for a hand injury.

# crime - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Fake kidnapping case: Kevin McGeever's sentence suspended to not waste more taxpayer money

The property developer was guilty of wasting garda time by giving false information about his own alleged kidnapping.

Man stabbed to death after being mistaken for a gang member had a 'heart of gold', court hears

Adil Essalhi suffered 50 stab and chop wounds before his killers tried to set fire to his body.

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