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Garda

# garda - Today’s News

These are the temporary, Tetris-like moves being made so the Gardaí can fill 28 senior roles…

The force needs to hire 28 superintendents and chief superintendents. Here’s how the Government’s planning to make it happen.

# garda - Yesterday’s News

Commission of Investigation into 1998 garda shooting of dissident

28-year-old Ronan McLoughlin was part of a gang that attempted to rob a Securicor van in Ashford on a day gardai were engaged in a “blue flu” action.

# garda - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Commissioner: The guards are damaged and hurting – but we aren’t broken

Acting garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has been speaking at the MacGill Summer school in Glenties this evening.

Half a million euro worth of cannabis seized as gardaí target drugs gang

A house on Sundrive Road was raided last night. No arrests have been made.

# garda - Friday 18 July, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Dublin stabbing

A 42-year-old man was found dead at a house in Rathfarnham yesterday.

# garda - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Missing Dublin teen located safe and well

Michael Mongan had been missing since Tuesday evening.

Homes evacuated after device found in Ballymun

The Defence Forces sent their bomb disposal team to the site.

# garda - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gardaí say there have been no official Deputy Commissioner appointments

Sinn Féin’s Padraig Mac Lochlainn had called on the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to clarify if she had knowledge of the appointments.

# garda - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Commissioner: Gardaí seeing a “rush to violence” across society

Noirín O’Sullivan says the spike in homicides in the past year is not attributable to organised crime, but to domestic and other issues.

Will this be James Reilly’s last official outing?

The Health Minister is one of a few Cabinet members expected to be undertaking their last official engagements today, ahead of the reshuffle.

# garda - Monday 7 July, 2014

This chart shows how the strength of the garda force has changed since 2008

Frances Fitzgerald has said the first group of trainees are expected to join the force in early 2015.

# garda - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Gardaí are looking for the driver who crashed this car into a house

The incident occurred in Finglas early this morning.

# garda - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

More than 4,000 people went missing in Ireland so far this year

Most of them were eventually found but a support service has said organisations involved in search and rescue need to work together better.

# garda - Monday 30 June, 2014

One arrest after €80k worth of cannabis plants seized in Killarney

The raid took place yesterday evening in the Muckross.

Five-year-old boy dies after falling into lake in Dublin

The boy was found in the lake at 9.30am today.

Murders up, but most other crimes down in the 12 months to March

The figures cover the year up to the first quarter of 2014 and show drops in 11 of 15 categories.

# garda - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Dáil hears lack of Garda cooperation stalled murder investigation complaint

Pádraig Mac Loclainn said that GSOC had to delay investigating a complaint made by the family of Seamus Doherty due to a lack of cooperation from gardaí in Donegal.

# garda - Friday 20 June, 2014

Decision to allow gardaí strike would raise “serious” issues for Ireland

The Council of Europe found that Ireland was not in compliance with a number of articles within the European Social Charter.

Garda Commissioner admits ‘listening hasn’t always been a priority’

Nóirín O’Sullivan has told a justice reform conference: “I can’t guarantee perfection on my watch, but I can give it a good try.”

# garda - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Three arrested in investigation into organised prostitution in Roscommon and Longford

Two males and a female, all aged in their twenties, were released without charge this evening.

Criminal gang crackdown continues in Waterford with four more arrests

A total of 12 people have now been arrested as part of the operation, with seven released without charge.

# garda - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Pedestrian in serious condition following collision in Blackrock

The incident occurred at around 8pm on Frascati Road.

Frances Fitzgerald and garda commissioner discuss shooting of six-year-old

She added that she would be happy to meet with the local community following the attack.

I wouldn’t have treated whistleblowers that way — Garda Inspectorate Chief

Robert Olson is highlighting wider problems in the force, saying this morning that “culture is something you don’t change with a couple of policies and it’s fixed next week”.

# garda - Sunday 15 June, 2014

20-year-old arrested after serious late-night assault in Dublin

A 41-year-old is currently in a serious condition in hospital.

# garda - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Motorcyclist killed in single-vehicle incident in Mayo

The incident occurred just outside Crossmolina at around midday.

# garda - Friday 13 June, 2014

Man due in court over shooting at Dublin pub

The man was arrested on Wednesday after the shooting on Monday.

# garda - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

We’ll have to “wait and see” who leaked GSOC ‘bugging’ information – Fitzgerald

The justice minister said that at least seven people had access to the information that was leaked to the media.

GSOC Chairman says “question marks still remain” over bugging claims

“As you look back now, there is still an ‘outstanding anomaly’ in the words of the judge,” Simon O’Brien said this morning.

# garda - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Mayo pedestrian dies after being struck by a van

The man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# garda - Monday 9 June, 2014

Gardaí looking to speak to taxi driver over Dublin pub shooting

A 45-year-old man was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries this morning.

# garda - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Gardaí seize €40k of cannabis in Longford raid

Two males were arrested, and one has been released without charge.

# garda - Saturday 7 June, 2014

“Every effort is being made” to keep garda budget under control

Reports this morning suggest that a supplementary budget will be sought due to a €70m shortfall.

# garda - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Waterford crime raids targeted documents rather than guns or drugs

No arrests were made during yesterday’s operation which involved up to 100 gardaí.

# garda - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Post-mortem completed on body found in Dublin apartment

Two women, who were arrested in connection with the man’s death yesterday, were released earlier today.

# garda - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Two men charged over filling station robbery

A woman was also arrested after the armed robbery on Thursday evening, though a third man managed to escape.

# garda - Friday 30 May, 2014

The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit

A vehicle in Sligo was found to be travelling 130km per hour in a 100 km per hour zone. Slow down everyone, it’s the weekend.

# garda - Thursday 29 May, 2014

GSOC investigate fatal road crash after pursuit by gardaí

A woman died and two other passengers were injured in the incident.

Six cars set on fire in housing estate car park in Lucan

The incident occurred late last night. No arrests have yet been made.

Senior garda officer shortlisted for top job in the PSNI

He is one of three candidates that are to be interviewed today to replace Chief Constable Matt Baggott.

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