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#Robbery

# robbery - Friday 8 July, 2016

Man jailed after stealing car from garage forecourt with teenager in the backseat

Sean Dowdall has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years for car theft and false imprisonment.

# robbery - Friday 1 July, 2016

Gardaí chase man armed with two knives after failed robbery attempt

The 21-year-old was arrested and charged.

# robbery - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Petrol station robbers confronted and tackled by off-duty gardaí

One garda was cut in the arm during the confrontation.

# robbery - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Four arrested after burglary at the home of elderly man

The man was threatened in the incident.

# robbery - Monday 9 May, 2016

Man arrested after raiders disguised as postmen stage violent robbery

The men made off with a safe containing jewellery in the raid at Georgian Village in Castleknock.

# robbery - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Men armed with gun and sledgehammer steal large amount of cash from shop

They fled the scene in a car, which was later found on fire in a field.

# robbery - Friday 6 May, 2016

Appeal after woman in her 90s struck on head with a stick in handbag robbery

The attacker is described as being aged around 60 to 65 years old.

# robbery - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Man to appear in court over armed robbery at post office

A number of shots were fired in the incident in January.

# robbery - Friday 22 April, 2016

Gardaí still searching for man who robbed petrol station and fled in Fiat Punto

The robbery occurred at the service station in Brooklodge, Glanmire, on Monday.

Man with 423 convictions has sentence for robbery reduced

Anthony O’Sullivan has had his sentence reduced from five to four years at the Court of Appeal.

# robbery - 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.

# robbery - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Man arrested following knife robbery at children's play centre

The incident happened at around 6pm on Sunday evening.

# robbery - Monday 11 April, 2016

Appeal after World War One medals stolen during robbery

These medals were awarded to sapper Mcintyre Shield Pelan.

# robbery - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Lone gunman robs south Dublin store

The incident happened on Sunday evening. Gardaí are understood to be seeking the same man for two other recent armed robberies in the area.

# robbery - Saturday 26 March, 2016

# robbery - Friday 25 March, 2016

Man impersonating garda hijacks jeep, steals wallet from elderly driver

The jeep was later located in Castleshane.

# robbery - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Group robbed and threatened with syringe in St Stephen’s Green

The robbery happened this evening and the man escaped with a sum of momey.

Man with knife mugs couple in broad daylight

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# robbery - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

‘The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes’: Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items

More than 3,000 religious objects were found in their homes.

# robbery - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Men charged after post office staff threatened and assaulted in armed robbery

The two suspects are appearing before Carlow District Court this morning.

# robbery - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny

Thirty horses were also seized in the Wetlands area of Kilkenny today.

# robbery - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Police hunt four gunmen who stormed French casino

The regional police chief said the robbery was definitely not a terrorist act.

# robbery - Friday 12 February, 2016

Armed men steal money from cash-in-transit van in Dublin

They threatened security staff who were delivering cash to a post office.

# robbery - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Man arrested after petrol station robbed by raider who escaped through graveyard

Money, a hatchet and clothing were recovered by gardaí.

Shop worker injured after robbery at knife-point

Gardaí in Ballymun are investigating the crime.

# robbery - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Staff member injured after armed man raids supermarket

A member of staff suffered minor injuries.

# robbery - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

‘Lowlife criminals’ hold GAA members at knifepoint in bingo night raid

One member, who was selling bingo books, was held at knifepoint while another raider kept watch.

# robbery - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Sisters awarded €18,000 after being caught up in H&M ‘robbery simulation’ training exercise

The girls and their mother had been in the changing rooms.

# robbery - Monday 28 December, 2015

Man dies after trying to blow up a condom machine

The 29-year-old man was hit by debris from the exploding machine after his home-made bomb detonated.

# robbery - Saturday 19 December, 2015

CCTV video shows pensioner’s bank card stolen while distracted at ATM

Thousands was taken from his account within hours.

Most criminals reoffend. So, what’s the answer? Locking them up and throwing away the key?

For repeat offenders of any crime, after a certain point there is perhaps very little we can do as a society to help them, but other countries are shaking things up, writes Aaron McKenna.

# robbery - Friday 18 December, 2015

Boy (14) kept his brother calm during “cowardly” robbery by mugger

The judge praised his maturity.

# robbery - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Car thieves arrested after getting onto bus beside where they crashed

They were both taken to Blackrock Garda Station where they remain in custody.

Man due in court after two elderly men assaulted in afternoon car robbery

A 25-year-old man was arrested at a house in Ballymun on Tuesday afternoon.

# robbery - Monday 7 December, 2015

Man seriously injured after being hit by a car that was fleeing a robbery

The driver then ran into a field and is still at large.

Masked man bursts into church armed with sawn-off shotgun

A number of valuables were stolen during the incident.

# robbery - Friday 4 December, 2015

WATCH: Teen sentenced for robbing a Subway armed with a machete

The 16-year-old boy threatened staff with the knife, before ripping a cash register from its drawer.

# robbery - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Men attempt to rob a Dublin post office but can’t get safe open

Three men were arrested a short time later.

# robbery - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Thieves steal elderly woman’s medicine in 2am home raid

The men – aged in their late teens or early 20s – forced her around the house as they searched it.

# robbery - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Teenager ‘with gaunt face’ used baseball bat wrapped in black bin liner to threaten bookmakers staff

The man is described as being approximately 19 years old and of thin build with a gaunt face.

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