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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 29 July, 2014


# gardai - Yesterday’s News

Three arrested as Customs seize 30,000 tablets

Drugs seized and arrests made in joint Garda and Revenue operation today.

After refusing to back him for 80 days, Frances Fitzgerald now needs a new secretary general

The Justice Minister has accepted a request from Brian Purcell to be reassigned in the wake of a damning report.

Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home

The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.

80 days in and we still don’t know if Frances Fitzgerald has confidence in her top civil servant

The Minister for Justice is expected to publish a report into the running of her department very shortly.

Cyclist (50) dies after being struck by car on motorway

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which occurred yesterday evening.

# gardai - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell

The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

# gardai - Friday 25 July, 2014

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Gardaí write lengthy Facebook post laden with Garth Brooks puns

Insert ‘friends in low places’ gag here.

Body of newborn baby discovered in Cork

The discovery of the infant was made after the girl’s mother presented herself to gardaí.

# gardai - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda

The boy’s remains have been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 14-year-old Teigan Mellor

Gardaí believe she may have travelled to Waterford.

The BMW that rammed Garda car was spotted all over Ireland – did you see it? Collision This post contains images

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.

# gardai - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin Conflict This post contains images

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

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.

Gardaí injured after patrol car ‘rammed’ in Portlaoise, four men arrested

GSOC have been informed and are sending a team of investigators to the scene.

Driver killed after two-car collision in Co Limerick

It’s the second road death in Co Limerick in just 24 hours.


Nearly 8,000 people were reported missing last year, 28 remain untraced

Out of 2,337 high risk missing person reports filed in the Dublin region, 6 people’s whereabouts remain unknown.

# gardai - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Man charged after ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid

The 55-year-old was arrested in Kinsealy yesterday.

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.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

More than 1,100 public complaints filed against gardaí last year

Today’s annual report also reveals information on disciplinary action and deaths in custody.


Air pistols and shotguns were the most seized firearms last year

There was only one assault rifle seized.

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an ‘independent’ policing authority?

The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?

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.

Deaths of two brothers ‘the worst tragedy to ever hit’ Sligo community

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.

# gardai - Monday 21 July, 2014

Post-mortems under way on brothers found dead at Sligo house

Both bodies were found at a house near Tubercurry.

Motorcyclist dies after losing control of bike on Wicklow road

Gardaí said the 42-year-old lost control of his bike just after midnight.

18-year-old held at gunpoint after arranging to sell his car

The man’s family were assaulted in the incident.

# gardai - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Dublin city centre

The woman sustained minor injuries in the assault at Christchurch.

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin

The man in his 30s will be before the Special Criminal Court tonight.

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

Woman due in court over death of man at Rathfarnham house

The 42-year-old man is believed to have stab wounds and his body was found two days ago.

# gardai - Friday 18 July, 2014

Three men arrested and property recovered in Dublin dissident republican investigation

They’re currently being held at Lucan and Clondalkin Garda Stations.

Woman arrested in connection with Dublin stabbing

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

# gardai - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Man’s body found in Rathfarnham house

Gardai in Dundrum are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery

Missing Dublin teen located safe and well

Michael Mongan had been missing since Tuesday evening.

Is this yours? Gardaí are trying to reunite you with all your lost stuff

If you’re missing a tool box, a trumpet, or your wedding ring – there is hope.

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