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# gardai - Yesterday’s News

Snapshot of an Irish prison: Officers being slashed and having human excrement thrown at them

The POA says the Prison Service is trying to play down the number of assaults that are taking place on staff.

# gardai - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Gangland bloodshed: Incensed residents call for inner city garda station to be reopened

The station at the epicentre of Dublin’s latest wave of gangland violence was shut five years ago for health and safety reasons.

# gardai - 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.

Gardaí pulled over a driver who was snapchatting himself out the window of his car

He picked up a €60 fine and three penalty points.

Hundreds of gardaí at risk of fines if they drive with blue lights and sirens

Garda representatives say a lack of investment in training means a large number of gardaí are not allowed to drive in this way.

Paralympian's adapted car found in Lucan after being stolen from his driveway

John McCarthy said the culprits might have viewed him as an “easy target”.

Garda appeal over shooting of car seat while four-year-old boy slept in it

The incident happened in Finglas, north Dublin, earlier this month.

Should all gardaí be armed? The nation's split on the question

Support for arming gardaí is strongest among younger age groups, according to a poll carried out for

# gardai - Monday 25 April, 2016

Rank-and-file gardaí don't think much of their boss's stance on station closures

The Commissioner appeared before the Policing Authority for its first public session today.

Woman dies in two-car collision in Westmeath

The N4 at Bunbrosna is currently closed and local diversions are in place.

Poll: Do you think gardaí should be armed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gardaí should be armed?

A source told that most gardaí “still harbour the desire to be an unarmed force”.

€1.2 million spent on gardaí protecting US military planes at Shannon

One TD described the spend as disgraceful as “many areas of the country are crying out for gardaí and for stations”.

# gardai - 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.

Cyclist killed after early morning collision in Co Louth

The man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# gardai - Friday 22 April, 2016

Gardaí shoot down new rostering proposal

GRA leadership have said that pay restoration is now its number one priority.

Gang robbed men sitting in car on motorway

The stretch of motorway on the M7 was busy at the time of the incident.

# gardai - 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.

# gardai - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Man with gun steals cash from service station in Cork

He fled the scene in a wine-coloured Fiat Punto, which had a partial registration of 98-D.

# gardai - Monday 18 April, 2016

Gardaí investigate after suspected arson attack at medical centre

This happened in Limerick shortly before 5am this morning.

# gardai - Sunday 17 April, 2016

'Gardaí being left in the dark about terror threats to Ireland. That's worrying'

In Ireland, there is no terrorism alert system or threat level assessment that we know of. This is a grave concern, writes Tom Clonan.

# gardai - Friday 15 April, 2016

Men arrested after gardaí found bomb in car on the Naas Road to appear in court

They are aged in their 30s and 40s and were detained at Ballyfermot and Ronanstown Garda stations.

Poll: Should Garda overtime be restored in response to the latest gangland killing? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Garda overtime be restored in response to the latest gangland killing?

The scaling back of such overtime has coincided with an escalation in gang warfare in Dublin.

191 litres of wine and over 300,000 cigarettes seized

The seizure was made in Belturbet, Co Cavan.

Victim named in mistaken identity shooting in Dublin city centre

24-year-old Martin O’Rourke has been named locally as the victim of yesterday’s gangland shooting.

# gardai - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Man shot dead in Dublin in 'case of mistaken identity'

It is believed the man was not known to gardaí except for some minor offences.

Man in his 50s arrested over 21-year-old beaten to death in barn in 2007

A search of lands near Castleblayney, in Monaghan is also being carried out as part of the investigation.

# gardai - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Armed gardaí find bomb in car on the Naas Road

Two men have been arrested.

Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack

Sergeants and inspectors passed a motion calling on a review of the force’s capabilities and for more information to be given to them about threats.

Gardaí investigating early morning shooting in Co Meath

A dark red or maroon-coloured car was seen driving away from the scene.

Renewed appeal to find couple one year after they went missing

Willie Maughan and Anna Varslavane were reported missing on 14 April 2015.

# gardai - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Six valuable paintings stolen from a church in 2013 have been found in Offaly Wasteland This post contains images

Six valuable paintings stolen from a church in 2013 have been found in Offaly

The paintings, part of a set of 14 Stations of the Cross, were reported stolen almost three years ago.

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.

Criminal 'threatened to rape' pregnant garda and her unborn child

The body representing middle-ranking gardaí has said no other public sector workers face these kinds of threats on a daily basis.

Gardaí say crime in Stepaside is up and it's time to reopen the station

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has also revealed the results of a survey which found 93% support a work-to-rule.

# gardai - Monday 11 April, 2016

Commissioner 'more interested in corporate image than welfare of gardaí'

The association representing middle-ranking gardaí said members want their boss to stand up for them.

# gardai - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Deputy Lord Mayor cleared of charges over Greyhound protest

Perry, who is also Deputy Lord Mayor, was supporting the 78 workers involved in the dispute.

New garda file sent to DPP over Stardust tragedy

It follows a complaint by a researcher working with the Stardust Victims’ Committee.

# gardai - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Man dies after falling from roof in Donegal

The man was working at the time.

Gardaí hunting gang who robbed and terrorised an elderly woman at her home

The incident occurred at Galbally, Co Limerick at around 11pm last night.

# gardai - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Garda feared infectious disease after being bitten by 'agitated and aggressive' drug user

Garda Mark Kilbride told the High Court that the attack had affected his marriage and family life.

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