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#Assaults

# assaults - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Library staff and social workers among 110 Dublin council staff assaulted during work last year Exclusive

Those who fell victim to physical attacks included library staff, park workers as well as street cleaners.

# assaults - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Man charged and due in court over two assaults in Co Tipperary

Both victims received minor injuries.

# assaults - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Seven 'serious' assaults on staff at Oberstown children's detention centre last year

A senior union official has said the situation has improved considerably recently, but the numbers have been described as “deeply concerned”.

# assaults - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked

Members of specialist Garda units are trained in the use of Tasers but they’re not widely used here.

# assaults - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Two injured in separate stabbing and iron bar attacks in Laois and Wexford

Officers in Portlaoise and Enniscorthy are investigating.

# assaults - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations

Retail Excellence had partnered with Facebook to provide training to retailers to enhance their digital strategies through their platform.

# assaults - Monday 28 August, 2017

Greyhound says it wants garda protection for waste collection crews in parts of Dublin

Greyhound Household has released video footage of Dublin residents verbally abusing staff members.

# assaults - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'I've been bitten, spat at, assaulted': Noirin O'Sullivan says she can relate to rank-and-file gardai

The Commissioner was responding to personal stories of gardai who had been attacked, including one who needed 22 staples in his elbow.

# assaults - Monday 24 April, 2017

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí

An internal dispute about two motions being removed from the GRA’s agenda is also likely to boil over this week.

# assaults - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Assaults on prison staff cost the state around €26 million over seven years

It found that 3% of prison staff (93 people) were directly assaulted by prisoners in 2015.

# assaults - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?

Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.

# assaults - Monday 12 September, 2016

'I was a happy-go-lucky guy before the assault but now I'd describe my life as hell'

Gardaí have launched a public awareness campaign to reduce assaults.

# assaults - Monday 29 August, 2016

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre

Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.

# assaults - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Poll: Should there be mandatory sentences for assaults on gardaí? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory sentences for assaults on gardaí?

Representatives say current legislation is not enough of a deterrent for violent criminals.

# assaults - Monday 16 May, 2016

Staff at juvenile detention centre to take industrial action over violence

There were 100 violent incidents at Oberstown last year.

# assaults - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Social welfare office workers suffer punches and have chairs thrown at them

A union representing workers in Intreo offices said these employees need greater protection.

# assaults - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

'He got four years - I got life': The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí

Some gardaí still suffer the physical and psychological effects of assaults decades after.

# assaults - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

'Drink responsibly and avoid confrontation': Gardaí want fewer assaults this Christmas

“Thieves take advantage of us at this time of year as they know we may be distracted.”

# assaults - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Ireland's most dangerous prisons: Around the country staff are working in constant danger

So far this year there have been more than 50 assaults by prisoners on staff.

# assaults - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Two hospitalised after one man stabbed and another attacked with metal piping

The separate incident saw both men suffered non-life threatening injuries.

# assaults - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death

The head of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has said an increase in attacks has happened in recent years.

# assaults - Friday 8 May, 2015

Irish Prison Service: 'It was Swiss roll, not a birthday cake'

The Prison Officers Association says the wrong message is being sent out to prisoners.

# assaults - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Head-butts, bites and a broken nose - but no jail time for garda attackers

In many cases offenders get off with suspended sentences or community service, they say.

# assaults - 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.

# assaults - Monday 9 June, 2014

Seven arrested over sexual harassment during Egypt presidential celebrations

A video has emerged purportedly showing a teenage girl naked and surrounded by dozens of men in Tahrir Square during the inauguration celebrations.

# assaults - 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.

# assaults - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# assaults - Friday 15 November, 2013

One murder, 112 assaults allegedly by people out on bail this year

The figures show that there were also 15 harassment and related offences carried out by people out on bail.

# assaults - Sunday 18 August, 2013

63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig

Gardaí say the number is in line with previous events this size.

# assaults - Monday 17 June, 2013

Former BBC presenter Stuart Hall jailed for 15 months for sex assaults

The 83-year-old former broadcaster admitted to 14 charges of indecently assaulting girls as young as nine.

# assaults - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

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# assaults - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Two face court over Belfast hijacking and assaults on police

A police officer was injured after stopping a hijacked car in Belfast in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# assaults - Friday 21 December, 2012

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

New crime statistics show most types of crime declined in the twelve months to September – but burglary and fraud both increased.

# assaults - Friday 12 August, 2011

"Grease Devils" blamed for night assaults

Panic has gripped rural Sri Lanka and two people were killed for being suspected ‘grease devils’ this week.

# assaults - Saturday 14 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Fix this evening: The palace is looking forward to the Queen’s visit but Sinn Féin most definitely is not; the woman who was decapitated in Tenerife yesterday is named; Haiti’s new president takes office; Dylan gets defensive; and Jedward goes global.

Gardaí investigate two separate Dublin incidents as teen attacked at bus stop and man stabbed

A 16-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was attacked in Drumcondra in north Dublin whilst a man in his 20s was stabbed in west Dublin in the early hours of this morning.