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# 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

From The42 Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan Violence

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

From The42 Sulking kid pushes table tennis referee off his chair Match Point

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.

# violence - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Hundreds who called women’s helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse

Women’s Aid said abuse included severe beatings, threats to kill children, stalking, and rape.

# violence - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Man shot in broad daylight in his front garden at Dublin estate

The shooting occurred at about 3.45pm in Belcamp Grove.

# violence - Friday 5 September, 2014

Around 120 million girls worldwide have been sexually assaulted

Shockingly, nearly 95,000 children were killed in one year alone.

# violence - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Feminist pop culture writer leaves home after Twitter threats

Anna Sarkeesian had critiqued the trope of violence against women in video games.

# violence - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?

Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.

# violence - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Teen arrested after video of him beating boy with autism goes viral

The video was found on the suspect’s Facebook page.

# violence - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Two students arrested on suspicion of plotting mass shooting at high school

Police said the adolescents had planned to kill three staff members and as many students as possible.

# violence - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Man stabbed in the heart after ‘bumping into someone while texting’

Toronto Police say the man he bumped into “took exception at a perceived slight and attacked the victim”.

# violence - Friday 1 August, 2014

‘Crisis team’ set up to help Irish in Libya, as French and British leave on naval ship

Around 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks in Tripoli and Benghazi.

# violence - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?

The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.

From The42 Player gets kicked in the head as four sent off during Milk Cup game Violence

Player gets kicked in the head as four sent off during Milk Cup game

There were ugly scenes in Coleraine during the game between Northern Ireland and Mexico on Wednesday night.

# violence - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians Warning From Above This post contains images

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians

The leaflets urged civilians to stay away from Hamas militants and to report any rocket launches.

# violence - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

“Over 100″ Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza

Around 60 airstrikes have been carried out by Israeli forces today. The US says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked for fresh help brokering a ceasefire.