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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# ak47

Last year
# a question of leadership
Alan Kelly to resign as Labour leader as party TDs 'lose collective confidence' in his leadership
Kelly said he was “surprised” to be informed of their decision by that he “accepted it immediately”.
All time
# Seizure
AK47 firearm and ammo seized by gardaí in Cavan
No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.
# ready set go
Alan Kelly to announce he's running for the Labour leadership
In 2014, Kelly was elected deputy leader of the Labour Party with over 50% of the vote.
# ak47
Howlin's leadership under the spotlight as Labour think-in gets underway
Alan Kelly’s recent comments about Howlin’s leadership will be a topic of conversation today in Drogheda.
# Sentenced
Man who walked around north Dublin with realistic AK47 jailed for 2.5 years
Eoin Berkeley has already served 18 months on remand.
Regency Hotel shooting was choreographed to send a clear and explicit message
Pictures have been widely circulated of gunmen carrying Kalashnikov weapons into the Regency Hotel. The pictures are significant for a number of reasons, writes Tom Clonan.
# slap on the wrist
The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions
Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.
# sign of our times
The symbol of our time: A decommissioned AK47?
The sign from the former Anglo Irish Bank HQ is vying with a decommissioned AK47 as the object of our times in National Museum poll.