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# crimes

Last year
Man (73) in critical condition after 'vicious and cowardly' aggravated burglary in Sligo
Gardaí have issued another appeal after the incident which occurred last month in Sligo.
All time
MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU
Ursula von der Leyen said legislation would be drawn up by the end of this year.
Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest
An Garda Síochána has found “insufficient evidence” in the Commission’s report to start any criminal investigations.
Three men jailed for murder and torture of three elderly people in France
The men were convicted of the maximum sentences allowed.
67 arrested as Met Police 'remove dangerous individuals from communities they're abusing'
The arrests were made under the Met Police’s Operation Puglia.
Gardaí are looking for information on a car involved in a number of crimes
The black Saab 93 saloon car was recovered having been abandoned.
British ex-coach admits seven child sex crimes
Barry Bennell had worked at fourth-tier League Two side Crewe Alexandra.
The legendary 'We Want Plates' Twitter account has compiled the 10 worst ways restaurants served food in 2017
Make it stop.
Overcoming addiction with sailing: 'It's a way of life I never knew existed and better than any drug'
Coolmine clients who are currently recovering from addictions have sailed this week as part of a Voyage of Recovery programme.
Here's how many criminals are fleeing to Ireland and where they're coming from
Ireland has received 2,573 European Arrest Warrants since 2004.
Over 7,000 Irish prisoners got out on early release this year
Statistics contained in the CSO showed 45% of prisoners reoffended within three years.
Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs
A survey showed that three out of four pharmacies have experienced some form of crime.
UK introduces 'sobriety tag' for offenders
The tags are being trialled in four London boroughs.
Increase in most hate crimes in Northern Ireland - and fewer sectarian incidents
The latest figures show there were 232 more racist hate crimes than last year, but 88 fewer sectarian hate incidents.
US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation
If adopted it could limit removals of people who have little or no criminal record but have committed repeat immigration violations.
Woman arrested for failing to return Jennifer Lopez video 9 years ago
That’s one serious late fee.
Burglaries down by 10 per cent this year - but thefts increased
The figures were welcomed by the Garda Commissioner, who said that we must not be complacent.
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.
Man arrested over suspicious deaths of three women in Dromore
The three women, all in their 40s and 50s, died in suspicious circumstances, according to the PSNI.
Kidnapper of Ohio women accepts sentence of more than 1,000 years
Ariel Castro pleaded guilty to his crimes and accepted a life sentence, avoiding the death penalty.
Serious criminals will have DNA logged on database from next year
Criminals with sentences of more than 5 years will have their DNA logged on a national database, including most sexual offences crimes.
Most victims of sexual violence in conflict are children - report
A Save the Children report, Unspeakable Crimes Against Children, collates figures and testimonies from a range of countries affected by violence over the last 10 years.
Hundreds of Indian election candidates accused of sexual violence
Figures released by the Association for Democratic Reforms show that hundreds of election candidates had allegations against them – as had scores of those in power.
Man charged in connection with Ciarán Noonan murder
It is the second time the same man will appear before the courts in connection with the abduction and murder of the 29-year-old Dublin man.