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Dublin: 10 °C Friday 21 October, 2016


# gardai - Today’s News

Over 30 people arrested and charged after six day garda operation

Specialist officers manned checkpoints across the capital as they targeted transient criminals.

# gardai - Yesterday’s News

Gardaí will be out in force for national slow down day tomorrow

Slow Down Day will run from 7am on Friday until 7am on Saturday.

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# gardai - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Coast Guard airlifts casualty from Comeragh Mountains

The injured person’s condition is not yet known.

52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow

It is the ninth such concentrated day of action nationwide.

Have you seen Chloe? She's been missing for a week

17-year-old Chloe Elderfield has been missing from Glanmire in Cork since Wednesday 12 October.

# gardai - Monday 17 October, 2016

Busy day for gardaí on the roads: Cars seized and disqualified driver arrested

A disqualified driver was found driving a heavy goods vehicle.

Tánaiste expresses "disappointment" that AGSI to strike with rank-and-file gardaí

Middle-ranking gardaí will also stage two work-to-rule days before the November work stoppages.

Gardaí seek help finding girl (16) who has been missing for two weeks

Lauren Larrissey was last seen two weeks ago, on Monday 3 October.

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today

Earlier this month, members of the AGSI officially lodged a 16.5% pay restoration claim.

# gardai - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Eleven-year-old boy in critical condition after being hit by a truck

The male driver of the truck, who is in his mid-30s, was uninjured in the incident.

Cocaine seizure worth €100,000 made by gardaí in Dublin

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with the seizure.

# gardai - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Drink driver arrested after car crashed into traffic lights

Gardaí are reminding motorists to never drink and drive.

# gardai - Friday 14 October, 2016

Limerick murder victim's injuries 'may well have been caused by a punch'

The man, aged in his 50s, is a close relative of convicted criminal Jason Freyne.

Garda appeal after man dies in fatal road accident

A 47-year-old man died after he was hit by a car at about 12.30 am last Sunday morning.

17 cars broken into in overnight "rampage" in Co Meath

One youth is suspected with gardaí following “a definite line of inquiry”.

Woman dies after car collides with tractor in Mayo

The road between Claremorris and Balla is currently closed.


Gardaí investigating potential child abduction attempt in Westmeath

It’s believed a man approached a young boy while he was walking to school.

# gardai - Thursday 13 October, 2016

'Some serious criminal elements showed up': Feared motorcycle gang forms in Ireland

Gardaí are on high alert after the leaders of several biker chapters touched down in Ireland for the initiation ceremony.

Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three of the boy’s friends as they crossed the road but hit Paul McCormack (16).

Gardaí investigating incident where boy falls ill and dies in Dublin city centre

The cause of the boy’s death is still unknown.

# gardai - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man arrested after "attempting to drive car" at gardaí

It’s understood that the man was tasered during the incident in Lucan, Co Dublin, this afternoon.

Minister says gardaí can no longer be required to work without rest or meal breaks

At present gardaí are excluded from an EU working time directive which states that people working longer than six-hour shifts be granted rest and meal breaks.

Councillors in Dublin have voted against including safe walking and cycle routes for schools in development plan

Last night, however, councillors voted in favour of cycle routes for specific schools – against opposition by the council manager.

Poll: Would you consider becoming a guard? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider becoming a guard?

An extra 800 new gardaí are due to be recruited in 2017.


Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail

Delay in arrest and charge of man caught with child abuse imagery because of the backlog in the garda computer crimes unit.

# gardai - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job?

The first recruitment campaign since the recession saw 20,000 people apply – just 5,000 people applied in the most recent drive.

'Substantial damage' caused as car crashes into front wall of house

Gardaí are investigating after a Skoda Octavia made a rather large dent on a terrace next to the Mater Hospital.

# gardai - Monday 10 October, 2016

Man charged with stabbing murder of 25-year-old student in Dublin

25-year-old student Leo Carolan died from stab wounds in a house on the South Circular Road in Dublin last week.

Gardaí catch 24 times more Dublin motorists than cyclists breaking red lights

Five times more motorists commute into Dublin city centre each morning than cyclists according to 2015 figures.

Gardaí arrest motorcyclist caught doing 218km/hour in Limerick

The man will appear in court later this month.

Man (35) to appear in court over fatal stabbing in Waterford

A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death on New Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# gardai - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Appeal for two young women who may have witnessed fatal stabbing to come forward

A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death on New Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# gardai - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Gardaí clamp down on speeding motorists with one driver caught at 172 kph

Gardaí were out in force last night.

Young woman killed and two others in serious condition after three vehicle crash in Westmeath

The road is currently closed to facilitate a garda forensic investigation and diversions are in place.

Galway man located safe and well

The Galway man had been missing since Thursday.

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?

Those who choose to do the right thing can become victimised and ostracised, as we have seen in An Garda Síochána.

# gardai - Friday 7 October, 2016

Motorcyclist (50s) killed after crash with tractor

The driver of the tractor was uninjured.

Shots fired and acid thrown at pregnant woman in Dublin

The incident happened this evening at Oldcastle in Clondalkin.

Armed robbery attempt at a bank foiled by gardaí in Meath

Armed robbery attempt at a bank foiled by gardaí in Meath

The men were under supervision by gardaí in connection with a number of tiger kidnappings and armed robberies.

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