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# violence - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver’s head

“I’m not going to pay you. Leave me alone or I’m going to fight you,” her co-accused said.

# violence - Monday 15 June, 2015

Man who may have fallen asleep three times at work awarded €4,000

The man involved, a care assistant, disputes his boss’s account of events.

# violence - Monday 1 June, 2015

Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high

The city just had its deadliest month in 25 years – right after the death of Freddie Gray.

# violence - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell

This latest assault comes after a spate of violent attacks in prisons in recent weeks.

Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats

Mutlu Kaya has been singing in the Turkish version of “Britain’s Got Talent”.

# violence - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death

Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death alongside more than 100 others over jailbreaks during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

# violence - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Prisoner who attacked officers 150 times got a birthday cake while on punishment

There was anger at the Prison Officers Association conference today.

# violence - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

‘All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices – go home or be killed’

Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.

# violence - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her

The city of Calais is said to be in shock after the crime.

# violence - Monday 16 March, 2015

IT’S OFF: ‘Love Ulster’ parade is no longer going ahead

This comes after discussions today at the Department of Justice.

# violence - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released Miscarriage Of Justice This post contains videos

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# violence - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Ireland could be next for rap on the knuckles over smacking children

Currently, there is no outright ban on physical punishment of children by their parents or caregivers.

# violence - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Photos: Men in burqas say ‘Don’t tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away’ BURQAS This post contains images

Photos: Men in burqas say ‘Don’t tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away’

They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.

# violence - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

We can see the horrors of war… so how can we still glorify violence?

War stories can gripping, poignant, sometimes even inspiring – but surely it’s time for us as a society to embrace pacifism, writes Prof John Maguire.

# violence - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Police officer stabbed in the head by man who took baby hostage

The 20-year-old man has been arrested.

# violence - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?

Worldwide, women aged 15 to 44 are more likely to be killed or maimed because of male violence than because of war, cancer, malaria and traffic accidents combined. Why is this?

# violence - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

‘Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests’

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

# violence - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Man hospitalised after being attacked and robbed at his home

The man sustained head injuries in the assault yesterday evening.

# violence - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Two knives found near dead man’s body on Botanic Avenue

A forensic tent has been put in place at the corner of Botanic Avenue and Cameron Street.

# violence - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post

Waterford Whispers News was today featured in The Washington Post.

# violence - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

# violence - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Some members of the NYPD have accused Bill de Blasio of fostering anti-police sentiment.

# violence - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.

# violence - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

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Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan

The 43-year-old father of one passed away having had a heart attack after a clash between supporters on Sunday.

# violence - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

‘It’s upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy’

Tom Meagher was in Dublin today for the launch of White Ribbon Day, calling on Irish men to re-examine their attitude to violence against women.

# violence - Thursday 20 November, 2014

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Sulking kid pushes table tennis referee off his chair

Down with this sort of thing.

# violence - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

‘The tall guard in black, he saved my life’: Water protester speaks out about bollard incident

Fiona Healy was pushed into a metal bollard outside Mansion House on Dawson Street earlier in the week.

# violence - Monday 10 November, 2014

“We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs” — Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach gave a moving speech on the issue of domestic violence at the launch of a refuge today.

# violence - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Leo Varadkar: There’s a ‘sinister fringe’ of violent Irish Water protesters Coolock This post contains videos

Leo Varadkar: There’s a ‘sinister fringe’ of violent Irish Water protesters

His comments come following last night’s protest at Coolock Garda Station.

# violence - Monday 3 November, 2014

‘I don’t know how to be happy’: Asylum seekers speak out about their experiences in Ireland

A new documentary marks the first time a camera crew has gained access to a Direct Provision Centre.

# violence - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

# violence - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From The42 Everton fans caught up in trouble ahead of Europa League game with Lille Violence

Everton fans caught up in trouble ahead of Europa League game with Lille

As many as 5,500 Evertonians are in the Northern French city for tonight’s game

‘Canada will never be intimidated, terrorists will have no safe haven’

A gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial yesterday.

# violence - Friday 17 October, 2014

Opinion: A holy war? Examining the relationship between religion and violence

Is a clash of ideologies tearing apart the fabric of world order?

# violence - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Majority of women who experience sexual assault know their attacker

New research published today also identifies age and alcohol consumption as factors in assaults.

# violence - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Inmates in Brazilian prison take guards hostage in latest riot

The riot was the fifth in Parana this month and the 21st this year.

# violence - Monday 13 October, 2014

Video: Man attacked on main Dublin street with shoppers, tourists and children all around

It happened yesterday evening on Dublin’s Henry Street.

# violence - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting – this time a police officer has been shot

The officer, who was shot in the arm, was said to be chasing two men.

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What’s spreading HIV?

In South Africa, more than 6 million of the country’s 52 million population are HIV positive.

# violence - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Man smashes up Dublin restaurant before being detained by Garda

The man, who is in his early 40s, is currently being detained by Gardaí.