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# Antisocial Behaviour

Last year
Over 760 anti-social behaviour incidents on train services reported in first six months of year
The incidents included multiple reports of fighting, soiling, sexual harassment, lewd behaviour and hate incidents.
Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report
Most of the anti-social problems on public transport were caused typically involved fare evaders, according to an internal presentation.
All time
Policing patrols stepped up at North Dublin DART stations after series of incidents involving youths
Several social media videos show jumping on a car and a woman falling under a train after an approach by youths.
Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'
In one case, an eight-year-old girl had beer contents splashed on her.
Dart passengers now able to report anti-social behaviour via text message
People can text the word TRAIN followed by their location and details of the incident in question to 51444.
Council says warden will monitor anti-social behaviour as it reopens Dublin Peace Park
The council said upgrades to parks usually displace this kind of behaviour.
Building on housing site to resume after garda presence increased to deal with threats issued to workers
Workers downed tools earlier this month after they were subject to threats and intimidation.
'It's like a scene out of The Wire': Building on Dublin housing site stopped after intimidation and vandalism
A local councillor said workers have been threatened and there have been reports of deliberate arson.
How a willow garden is helping these women 'reclaim' their local park
Fairview Park has been the scene of antisocial behaviour in recent years.
Residents trying to reclaim Dublin park after intimidation, drug dealing and burnt out cars
One local woman says problems in the area have “got progressively worse over the years”.
Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses
Representatives for drivers have said there are ongoing issues with anti-social behaviour in Tallaght and Finglas.
Man with Irish accent wanted over "callous" assault on 80-year-old woman in London
The elderly victim had told a group of people to stop making noise in her flat complex.
Have a noisy neighbour who wrecks your head? Here's what you can do about it
Most of us have had one at some stage.
Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport?
We have all been subjected to annoying, intimidating or downright dangerous behaviour on a bus or train – it’s unacceptable.
Three-quarters of Luas public disorder cases occur on Red Line
There were nearly a thousand instances of public disorder on the Luas last year.
Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick
On Limerick’s estates, crime is being spurred by pressing social problems – and they’re not going away, writes sociologist Niamh Hourigan.
Violence in adults could be determined in first three years of life - or even in the womb
Early intervention is vital to save children from future aggressive behavioural trends according to yesterday’s infant mental health conference in Dublin.
Cheap supermarket alcohol 'should be doubled in price'
Selling cans of lager for as little as 50c encourages anti-social behaviour, Dublin’s Lord Mayor has said.
Column: What can you do when you're trapped on a council estate?
Drugs, violence, no sense of community and nowhere to turn – social housing can be a heartbreaking place for a mother bringing up kids, writes Lisa McInerney.
Column: Why are the Irish so apathetic about antisocial behaviour?
Clare Kleinedler is a freelance journalist and American ex-pat who relocated to Drogheda from Los Angeles last year. In her blog this week she asks the question; why are the Irish so accepting of antisocial behaviour?