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Dublin: 10 °C Monday 21 April, 2014

Gardaí

# gardai - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Easter commemorations, the death of Rubin Carter and a lack of Oxegen for Irish festival-goers.

Du Plantier investigators sourced equipment and recorded conversations ‘on purpose’

The equipment was placed on a specific phone in Bandon Garda Station according to documents seen by RTÉ.

Man robs Dublin petrol station. Leaves store. Is arrested by routine garda patrol.

The man entered the store in Artane armed with a bladed implement.

Drink-driving clampdown results in almost 1500 tests and nine arrests

Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints have been set up around the country

Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid

Two men, a 33-year-old and 37-year-old, were arrested at the scene.

Arrest made after 63-year-old woman dies in single car collision

A 53-year-old male was also injured in the incident.

# gardai - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is this a real NSFW prank call between two baffled Galway garda stations? Prank Call

Is this a real NSFW prank call between two baffled Galway garda stations?

“You’re after pressing the wrong button now and you’re pretending you didn’t make a mistake.”

Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year

A number of Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints will be set up around the country this weekend.

One man charged after €100k worth of drugs seized in armed raids

Another male was released without charge.

Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on “sophisticated grow house” Galway This post contains images

Four to appear before court in connection with massive drug seizure

Another five men are still being questioned,

Two charged after garda rammed by stolen van

The garda remains in hospital, although his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

# gardai - Friday 18 April, 2014

Major drug gang dismantled after gardaí seize machine gun and drugs in multi-million euro sting operation

Drugs worth an estimated €5 million were discovered in raids carried out across Dublin and Meath.

Cocaine and tablets seized from man in north Dublin

A man was arrested as part of major investigation into drug-dealing in Ballymun.

Gardaí search for 20-year-old man last seen around the Mater Hospital

Glen Murphy has not been seen since Saturday afternoon.

# gardai - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Missing 15-year-old found safe and well

Gardaí thanked the public for its assistance.

Cannabis plants seized at Wicklow house

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin

Two men were arrested and have since been released.

Two due in court after threatening staff at filling station with knives

The man and woman were arrested following an attempted robbery at the filling station on Usher Quay in Dublin.

Taoiseach says three dozen allegations of garda wrongdoing have come across his desk

Enda Kenny said he has no idea if they are true or not.

# gardai - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Thursday is now the most popular weekday to commit a crime

However, most still occur during the weekend, a survey has revealed.

# gardai - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Ballymun murder: Gardaí appeal for witnesses who saw ‘high-vis’ gunman

Window cleaner John O’Regan was shot by a lone male who was wearing a high vis jacket and a baseball cap. The attacker then cycled away.

Gardaí to work as social welfare inspectors

Twenty gardaí are to be sent around the country as part of a new pilot scheme to crack down on social welfare fraud.

Gardaí have issued 45,000 penalty points notices this year

And they want you to avoid one over the Easter weekend.

Community ‘in total shock’ after daylight shooting in front of Ballymun school

A man in his 40s was shot dead this morning and local representatives said this kind of criminal activity needs to be stamped out.

63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire

His brother, who was also in the house at the time, escaped without serious injury.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

# gardai - Monday 14 April, 2014

Bus Éireann: Whistleblower’s corruption claims are not backed up by evidence

A former contractor claims he lost out on a school bus contract because he refused to contribute to a senior staff member’s “cash holiday fund”.

The Kerry Babies: Death, tragedy and scandal, 30 years on

This day 30 years ago, the body of a baby was found on a Kerry beach. Its discovery led to a major moment in Irish social history.

Garda bodies launch High Court challenge to sick pay changes

Sick and injured gardaí have already been moved to lower rates of sick pay as changes in legislation reduce the amount of time they can receive the full rate.

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity

The company said it will publish the content of an affidavit in which a whistleblower claimed managers took ‘kickbacks’ in return for guaranteeing school bus route contracts.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

Tazers and whistleblowers up for debate during AGSI conference

Members of the 31 AGSI branches will debate range of motions during this week’s conference.

Five due in court over robberies and burglaries in the west

The four men and one woman will appear before Galway District Court today.

# gardai - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Witness threatened to “blow the Bailey case out of the water” if any attempt was made to arrest her

RTÉ’s This Week programme says that they have seen memos from a garda in Schull which show warrants against a witness went unexecuted.

Man dies in hospital after late night assault on Thursday

A post mortem is due to be carried out tomorrow morning.

15-year-old stabbed in broad daylight in Naas

He is understood to be recovering well following the incident.

Five arrested as gardaí target burglars in the west

During the arrests a large quantity of power tools were also seized.

Gardaí root out Limerick drugs factory, seize ecstasy worth €150k

In a follow-up search, cannabis herb to the value of €50,000 was seized in an apartment.

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