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#Anti-social behaviour

# anti-social-behaviour - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Anti-social behaviour and bus curtailments: Efforts to tackle problem in Tallaght a 'great success', union says

The NBRU praised the strong collaboration at local level at helping to address the problem.

# anti-social-behaviour - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Here's which Dublin Bus routes are curtailed the most due to anti-social behaviour

Anti-social behaviour caused bus services to be curtailed 108 times last year. The figure for this year is already at 92.

# anti-social-behaviour - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Over 500 incidents of assault or anti-social behaviour logged by Irish Rail this year

The log includes several near misses, a brawl with ‘quite a bit of blood’, and theft on trains and at stations.

# anti-social-behaviour - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Gardaí vow to crack down on gang of youths carrying out indiscriminate assaults in north Dublin

At least two serious assaults were carried out by the one gang last week.

# anti-social-behaviour - Saturday 7 March, 2020

'Drivers are being hit in the head with bricks': No plans for dedicated transport police as drivers condemn attacks

Unions have been calling for the introduction of a dedicated transport policing unit.

# anti-social-behaviour - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Gangs use 'expendable' young men to control parts of south Dublin – study

New research finds that children as young as 10 are being groomed for criminal activity.

# anti-social-behaviour - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations

Allegations emerged last month that a known criminal extorted money from building firms to pay for protection from anti-social behaviour.

# anti-social-behaviour - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Spike in 'menacing' anti-social behaviour on Irish trains prompts calls for transport police

There was a 14% increase in anti-social incidents on the Iarnród Éireann network in 2018.

# anti-social-behaviour - Friday 13 September, 2019

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers

The measures come after drivers threatened to stop operating services after 8pm on Monday 16 September.

# anti-social-behaviour - Monday 9 September, 2019

Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour

It comes after a driver was allegedly assaulted at the station in recent weeks.

# anti-social-behaviour - Monday 17 June, 2019

Dart to launch text alert system aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour next month

The service will be live-monitored by central security.

# anti-social-behaviour - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Gardaí investigating further criminal damage at Dublin building site

Last month work at the site was stopped because of anti-social behaviour.

# anti-social-behaviour - Monday 3 December, 2018

Over €100,000 to be spent on security on Irish Rail over Christmas

There have been increased calls for transport security in recent months.

# anti-social-behaviour - Monday 26 November, 2018

Dublin Bus driver: 'We need transport police to protect bus drivers from assaults and abuse'

The last incident on my bus really knocked my confidence. It was a cyclist who spat in my eye, writes Dublin Bus driver, Dave Fitzsimons.

# anti-social-behaviour - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'Unprecedented' stabbing on Irish Rail train leads to renewed calls for transport police

The NBRU has said the incident “may serve to be a watershed moment in the ongoing debate on the issue of anti-social behaviour”.

# anti-social-behaviour - Monday 17 September, 2018

Trains rerouted in Kildare after 'passenger trouble' on early morning service

Trains to and from Newbridge were running from Hazelhatch station in west Dublin from 6.35am.

# anti-social-behaviour - Friday 22 June, 2018

Irish Rail to bump up security on north Dublin Dart line after reports of anti-social behaviour

Incidents of intimidating and threatening behaviour have become commonplace on the northern line in recent weeks.

# anti-social-behaviour - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'Boy-racers doing doughnuts are driving tourists away' - Mayo County Council

“I really don’t know how they can afford to keep replacing the tyres,” one resident said.

# anti-social-behaviour - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Dublin residents terrorised by joyriding and cars set on fire outside their homes

Tommy Broughan told the Minister for Justice that it has been “hugely distressing” for people in his constituency.

# anti-social-behaviour - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

'Really busy, all day and all night' - Fire crews just had one of their busiest Halloweens in years

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with 1,100 calls.

# anti-social-behaviour - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with the use of 'mosquito alarms' to deter anti-social behaviour? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the use of 'mosquito alarms' to deter anti-social behaviour?

One is being used on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

# anti-social-behaviour - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

See anti-social behaviour on the Luas? New service offers a 'simple, discreet way' to report it

Operator Transdev has created a new text service for people to report instances of anti-social behaviour.

# anti-social-behaviour - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'It could have tragic consequences': Teenagers have been spotted 'train surfing' on the Dart

Two teenagers were photographed standing between two carriages on a moving Dart at the Killester station.

# anti-social-behaviour - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Vandalism in south Dublin continues despite €20,000 investment in CCTV system

The council recently spent €20,000 on the security set-up.

# anti-social-behaviour - Thursday 31 August, 2017

'We could have been killed': Locals worried about number of fires being set in north Dublin suburb

The most recent fire was in a wheelie bin outside a woman’s house – it caused extensive damage to her windows and the exterior wall.

# anti-social-behaviour - Monday 5 September, 2016

Car crashed through fence at Dublin modular housing site, then set alight

Construction on the rapid-build homes at the site is due to begin next week.

# anti-social-behaviour - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Visually-impaired man plans to move home following Kerry assault

Tim, a visually impaired busker, was assaulted by two women when he asked them to stop feeding his dog.

# anti-social-behaviour - Friday 22 April, 2016

Donegal school to install CCTV after 'human excrement left in classroom'

Ayr Hill National School in Ramelton has been the target of a string of anti-social behaviour incidents in recent weeks.

# anti-social-behaviour - Saturday 12 March, 2016

McDonald's hires bouncers after anti-social behaviour from schoolchildren

The teenagers reportedly caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.

# anti-social-behaviour - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe in your local area during Halloween?

Or is it relatively quiet?

# anti-social-behaviour - Monday 24 August, 2015

Passengers terrified as brawl breaks out on Dublin bus

Dublin Bus said its driver, who activated the panic alarm and then exited the bus, followed proper procedures.

# anti-social-behaviour - Monday 20 July, 2015

Gardaí called to Dart station as fight breaks out between youths in carriage

The Dart was delayed for around 30 minutes because of the incident last night.

# anti-social-behaviour - Friday 26 June, 2015

Poll: Is banning swearing in public a step too far? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is banning swearing in public a step too far?

Waterford City Council has brought in a ban on swearing in public places, but many locals aren’t happy about it.

# anti-social-behaviour - Thursday 28 May, 2015

A mankini ban has been great for one small seaside town

“You couldn’t walk the streets on a Saturday without seeing someone wearing a mankini or what have you.”

# anti-social-behaviour - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Could football fans be breathalysed before entering grounds? A new initiative starts today

Authorities are hoping to stamp out anti-social behaviour.

# anti-social-behaviour - Friday 2 January, 2015

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that Ireland is “a very safe destination” for tourists.

# anti-social-behaviour - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Three gardaí injured over last two nights in Dublin 'no-go area'

A local councillor said parents need to take more responsibility for their children as a group of youths continues to cause nightly mayhem in the area.

# anti-social-behaviour - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Elderly people "left stranded" after Dublin Bus change Clondalkin route due to stone-throwing

Dublin Bus says the diversion was caused by vandals throwing stones at the bus.

# anti-social-behaviour - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

How does Dublin Bus deal with anti-social behaviour?

Cameras, control centres and community. Apparently.

# anti-social-behaviour - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Two men arrested after kicking in window on Dublin bus

The two men smashed the window on a late-night bus from Dublin City.

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