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#Crime

# crime - Friday 8 November, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information about van linked to Meath shooting

The van was parked near the scene of the shooting in the days leading up to Richard Carberry’s killing.

Earliest possible release dates for Boy A and Boy B will be in 2031 and 2027

The judge said he wanted the court to be kept fully informed about the boys’ progress and development in custody.

# crime - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Man charged in connection with murder of Limerick schoolboy Brooklyn Colbert

The 11-year-old boy was found with multiple injuries at a house on Sunday night.

# crime - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Post-mortem completed on body of 11-year-old found dead at house in Limerick

The body of Brooklyn Colbert was discovered on Sunday evening. Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information.

# crime - Monday 4 November, 2019

Teenager who slashed woman's throat in Dún Laoghaire attack given 11-year sentence

The boy was 15-years-old when he arranged through a dating app to meet a woman and then attempted to kill her.

# crime - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Investigation after two men tied-up during armed raid in Donegal

The raid happened at the home of two business-owners yesterday evening.

'Money mule' recruiters tricking Irish third-level students into handing over bank details 

Spikes in money mule recruiting activity are often seen at the start of new terms, according to experts in the field of fraud.

# crime - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech

The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.

# crime - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

# crime - Monday 21 October, 2019

Opinion: 'Dublin Murders shows how our obsession with crime stories is just part of the human condition'

Author Sam Blake explores how readers got hooked on crime stories – and why it’s no bad thing.

# crime - Friday 18 October, 2019

Review of adult caution scheme after juvenile prosecution scandal

A review of the juvenile diversion programme found thousands of reported crimes were not prosecuted.

# crime - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

22 people arrested in relation to crime during day of action in Kilkenny and Carlow

The arrests were made as part of Operation Thor.

# crime - Monday 14 October, 2019

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

# crime - Saturday 12 October, 2019

14-year-old boy among three stabbed in series of attacks in Limerick city suburb

A garda source said they believe all three incidents are linked.

# crime - Friday 11 October, 2019

British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path

The teenage boy, who admitted manslaughter, cannot be named for legal reasons.

# crime - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Man (40s) in critical condition after assault in Phibsborough

The man received serious head injuries during the assault that occurred shortly after 7pm on Monday.

Gardaí investigating alleged assault of student outside Dublin secondary school

Videos on social media show the alleged assault outside St Dominic’s College in Cabra.

# crime - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí

The Garda Commissioner said gardaí want to encourage victims to report these incidents to them.

# crime - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Derry man found guilty of murdering ex-fiancée Charlotte Murray

The body of the 34-year-old woman, who went missing in 2012, has never been found.

# crime - Monday 7 October, 2019

Pensioner (80s) sent for trial on sexual assault charges

The offences allegedly occurred over a 12-month period between 2012 and 2013.

# crime - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Rise in the number of people who say they don't worry about becoming victims of crime

Some 79% of respondents said that national crime was a ‘serious’ or ‘very serious’ issue.

# crime - Friday 4 October, 2019

Man (41) stabbed multiple times while sitting in car with young child

The incident happened at around 10.45am on Tuesday morning.

Appeal for witnesses after man shot in 'brutal' paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast

The shooting happened shortly before 9pm last night.

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse

The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.

# crime - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Doubling sentences for knife crime to 10 years 'will send a clear message', says Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil supports the re-introduction of a ‘Bin the Blade’ amnesty.

Michael McCoy murder: 'Someone knows why my father isn't with us - justice will come'

McCoy’s body was found in the Dublin mountains, where he had taken his two dogs for a walk, in 2016.

# crime - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases

The CSO has released the latest statistics of crimes recorded by gardaí.

# crime - Thursday 26 September, 2019

34 people arrested by gardaí in Kilkenny and Carlow

The offences for which people were arrested include theft, assault, and sale and supply of illegal drugs.

# crime - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Man (80s) arrested in connection with fatal Mayo shooting released without charge

The victim was killed shortly after midnight last night.

# crime - Monday 16 September, 2019

Man charged in relation to Artane gun seizure

He’s due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

# crime - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Off-duty garda assaulted after confronting burglary gang in Dublin

The garda was on his way home when he noticed three men acting suspiciously.

# crime - Friday 6 September, 2019

17 people arrested during 'day of action' in Cork city

Eight people were arrested for drugs, burglary and theft offences.

Male model accused of having €1.2 million in alleged crime proceeds

Mark Andrew Adams was arrested in Dublin this morning.

Irishman pleads guilty to smuggling 60 guns into UK in car

Robert Keogh was stopped last month by border force officers at the Port of Dover en route from Calais.

Man due in court over money laundering charges totalling €1.1m

The man was found with €500,000 in cash at Dublin Airport in 2015.

# crime - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Gardaí seize €1m worth of heroin in joint operation with UK authorities

Three men were arrested after a number of searches in Dublin and Meath this morning.

Bishop warns cycle of gangland violence in Louth 'will only lead to further tragedy'

Gardaí are expecting an escalation in the feud after the murder of Keith Branigan last week.

# crime - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Appeal for witnesses after shots fired at garda patrol van in north Dublin

Neither of the uniformed gardaí in the van at the time were injured.

# crime - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'These attacks should stop': Bullets strike bystanders' vehicles during fatal shooting in Louth

It is understood the shooting is related to the ongoing feud in nearby Drogheda.

# crime - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Man injured after being stabbed multiple times in front of customers in 'packed' Limerick pub

The broad daylight stabbing occurred around 3.20pm on Sunday afternoon.