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# armed - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra

None of the occupants of the house were injured.

# armed - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists

The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.

# armed - Monday 23 October, 2017

Man apprehended by gardaí in Citywest after seven-hour hunt for armed carjacker

Gardaí were on the hunt for an armed man who stole three cars in Tallaght early this morning.

# armed - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store

Witnesses said two explosions were heard during the hold-up.

# armed - Monday 10 October, 2016

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered

The diamond-studded cross necklace was reportedly dropped by the men who robbed the reality star in Paris on 3 October during their getaway.

# armed - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Appeal after man in his 80s assaulted in aggravated burglary

Three men with weapons entered the house, demanded money and assaulted the man aged in his early 80s.

# armed - Monday 25 April, 2016

Poll: Do you think gardaí should be armed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gardaí should be armed?

A source told that most gardaí “still harbour the desire to be an unarmed force”.

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

# armed - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Man arrested following knife robbery at children's play centre

The incident happened at around 6pm on Sunday evening.

# armed - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

In photos: Armed gardaí patrolling the streets of Dublin Gangland This post contains images

In photos: Armed gardaí patrolling the streets of Dublin

Enda Kenny said specialist gardaí will be given whatever guns they say they need to take on gangland criminals.

# armed - Friday 8 January, 2016

Man armed with knife forces evacuation of Kilkenny garda station

The station was closed for just over an hour yesterday evening.

# armed - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors

Police said no one matching the man’s description was found.

# armed - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown

The man wrestled a gun off a guard and fled the hospital, where he had been receiving treatment after a suicide attempt.

# armed - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Staff threatened with gun in supermarket robbery

Gardaí have arrested a 32-year-old man.

# armed - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Armed man demands airtime on Dutch TV before being overpowered

The man claimed to be from a “hackers collective”.

# armed - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Two men charged over filling station robbery

A woman was also arrested after the armed robbery on Thursday evening, though a third man managed to escape.

# armed - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Teen arrested after three youths robbed at knifepoint

A knife and cash were recovered by gardaí investigating the incident.

# armed - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers?

Gardaí say it would combat the growing issue of members of the force being assaulted.

# armed - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick

There were three young children in the house when the masked men with guns broke in to their home.

# armed - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Two females tied up in a robbery by five masked men with knives and a gun

The two females had bruised and sore wrists and were left extremely traumatised by their ordeal.

# armed - Monday 3 March, 2014

Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre

Gardaí launched an investigation into the armed robberies at coffee shops and convenience stores over the past two months.

# armed - Friday 28 February, 2014

Two arrested over spate of armed robberies in Dublin's city centre

A firearm was also recovered today by gardaí after they arrested the 44-year-old man and 21-year-old woman.

# armed - Monday 10 February, 2014

Couple locked in bathroom all night as armed raiders ransack home

The man and woman were left “badly shaken” but otherwise unharmed.

# armed - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Poll: Should all uniformed gardaí be armed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all uniformed gardaí be armed?

From today, members of specialist regional garda units are allowed to permanently carry arms.

# armed - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Man in 40s hospitalised with head injuries following garda stand-off Windy Arbour This post contains images

Man in 40s hospitalised with head injuries following garda stand-off

Gardaí were called to a road in a residential area of Windy Arbour after reports that shots had been fired.

# armed - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Man arrested over armed raid on cash-in-transit van

Three men escaped with a sum of cash after the raid in Tallaght yesterday afternoon.

# armed - Saturday 17 August, 2013

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo

The children, some as young as eight-years-old, were recruited by the group over the last six months.

# armed - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Community 'stunned' by armed robberies in west Dublin

Two raids – at a betting shop and on a cash-in-transit van – took place in the area yesterday.

# armed - Friday 19 July, 2013

Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies

A bookmakers and a shop were robbed within minutes of each other in north county Dublin earlier today.

# armed - Monday 17 June, 2013

Masked, armed raiders shoot man during burglary

The man, aged 59, sustained a minor wound to his leg. The raiders left with cash and a BMW car.

# armed - Friday 10 May, 2013

Armed robbers make off with 'substantial sum' from post office

One escaped on foot and the other by bicycle.

# armed - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Man and woman due in court over armed robbery in Blanchardstown

Cash and an imitation firearm was recovered when the two were arrested following a robbery at a shop on Main Street.

# armed - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Masked men steal large quantity of jewellery in Belfast burglary

The 61-year-old woman in the house at the time was uninjured but was left shaken.

# armed - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns

Revolvers carried by detectives were replaced with semi-automatic handguns to “meet the policing needs” but gardaí say this is not enough.

# armed - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport

The haul is estimated to be worth around €50 million.

# armed - Monday 24 December, 2012

Armed robbers threaten staff, take computer games

The incident took place in East Belfast last night, and police are seeking information from the public.

# armed - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Man armed with knife robs off licence

The PSNI are seeking information on the incident, which took place in Ballynahinch last night.

# armed - Monday 17 September, 2012

German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars

“The way they acted has prompted the suspicion that these were not professional thieves,” said the police.

# armed - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick

The 16-year-old boy is being held by Gardaí in Limerick following an incident last Sunday.

# armed - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Armed raider escapes with cash from security van at Dublin shopping centre

The raider made off with an undisclosed sum of cash from the van at the Rathfarnham Shopping centre.

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