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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# criminal justice act

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Lyra McKee murder and parcel bomb plot given as reasons for two special 'Omagh laws' being renewed again
Dissident republican threat and gangland crime are to be given as reasons for two special laws being renewed.
# North Dublin
Garda investigation launched after threat to carry out shooting at north Dublin school
It is understood that threats against school staff were made on social media last night.
# freezing order
Criminal Assets Bureau seizes jewellery, documents and a horsebox in series of raids
The Bureau also put a freezing order on a “substantial amount of cash”.
# market cross
Man stabbed at shopping centre in Kilkenny
A man in his late 30s is being held at Kilkenny Garda Station.
# Detained
Two peace activists arrested on runway at Shannon Airport
The men were arrested for a suspected security breach.
# walking free
From today it will be easier for minor convictions to be left in the past
A new law means that now around 85% of all convictions will be spent after seven years.
# dawn raids
20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation
Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.
Group of as many as 30 youths fight with knives and sticks
One police officer received minor injuries in the altercation.
# Louth
Man to appear in court after pitbull set on gardaí
He will be in front of the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin later this morning.
# Citywest
Two more teens arrested after woman threatened at home with knives
A teenager was charged in court over the incident earlier this month.
# ibrc
Noonan: Lists of high-profile Anglo borrowers are ‘to avoid preferential treatment’
Lists of politically exposed persons (PEPs) or high-profile persons (HPPs) were compiled before the bank, now known as Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, was liquidated nearly a year ago.
# Limerick Stabbing
Woman arrested in Paddy Redmond murder case
65-year-old Redmond was stabbed to death in the early hours of 10 November at an apartment in Limerick City.
# mornington
Man arrested over murder of Audrius Butkus
The Lithuanian national was found dead on Mornington beach on 10 September.
# Drug seizure
Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang
Four men have been arrested after the drugs were uncovered in three separate operations this afternoon. A large quantity of cash was also seized.
# strokestown
Teenager due in court over Roscommon false imprisonment
Four people were initially arrested over the incident, which happened in Strokestown on Tuesday.
# Investigation
Five arrested in car insurance fraud investigation
The arrests were made as part of the garda Operation Nascar investigation.
# Drugs
Woman arrested after cannabis and gun found in Cork house
The woman was arrested at the scene after Gardaí found cannabis worth an estimated €30,000.
# Co Galway
Man arrested in connection with Kevin McGeever abduction
The man is currently being questioned in Gort, Co Galway.
Just two ASBOS issued since 2010 as much-criticised system is shunned
However most than 3,500 behaviour warnings, the first step to an ASBO, have been issued – including 1,200 to children.
# Drugs
Cocaine seized during search of Dublin house
A 20-year-old man was arrested at the scene in Coolock during the search by Gardaí.
# Crime
Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford
Gardaí carried out a major search operation in the early hours of this morning in south Kilkenny and Waterford.
# operation wireless
Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113
Gardaí have been carrying out a major investigation into organised crime across the country.
# Drugs
Woman arrested in Meath cannabis raid
The woman in her 20s was arrested after Gardaí found an estimated €30,000 worth of cannabis at a house in Clonee.
# Shane O'Connor
Gardaí arrest second man in Donaghmede stabbing investigation
22-year-old Shane O’Connor was found lying on the street outside his home last Monday. Gardaí have detained two men in connection with the case.
# Drugs
5 arrested as Gardaí seize €5 million in cannabis plants from 'industrial' operation
The haul of cannabis plants from industrial-style grow houses around the country was one of the largest drug seizures of the year
# Gangland
Three men released in John Wilson murder investigation
One man is still being held in Clondalkin in connection with the case.
# Drugs
Gardaí seize drugs in Kildare in operation targeting drug dealers
Gardaí seized cocaine and cannabis worth an estimated €117,000 during two searches in Naas.
# Investigation
Man due in court over major investment fraud
The 50-year-old man was arrested in Dublin this morning by the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation.
# Drugs
Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis from Roscommon shed
A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene after Gardaí seized 380 cannabis plants from the shed.
# Crime
Two men charged over Merrion Square assault
Two people were hospitalised for head injuries after the attack.
Explainer: Why have just seven ASBOs been issued in Ireland in five years?
While thousands were issued in the UK in the years before they were overhauled recently, the use of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders in Ireland has been minuscule. So are they working and do we still need them? investigates…
# Investigation
Two men arrested over Cork stabbing
The men, one in his 50s and the other in his 30s, were arrested after a man was found unconscious on a roadside in Cork city yesterday afternoon.
# Drugs
Gardaí seize €240,000 worth of cannabis as part of gang operation
Three men have been arrested after Gardaí in Meath seized the drugs
# Drugs
Gardaí seize cannabis worth €80k in Longford
A man in his 20s was arrested and later released after gardaí searched the house in Ballinamuck.
# Investigation
One arrested over fatal shooting of 20-year-old Dublin man
Stephen Hanaphy was shot dead in October 2010 in an estate in Louth. A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death.
# Assault
Man held by gardaí after serious assault in Thurles
A 22-year-old man was left in critical condition after an assault in the early hours of Sunday morning in Tipperary.
# Drugs
Three arrested over ecstasy seizure in Kildare
Gardaí found the drugs with an estimated street value of €350,000 during a search operation in Castledermot in Kildare last night.
# Investigation
Gardaí release man arrested over death of 12-year-old in fire
Stephen Hughes Connors died in the house fire in September 2001.
# Drugs Seizure
Gardaí seize 'up to 100 cannabis' plants from Laois house
A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene in connection with the drug seizure.
# Assault
Man and woman arrested after serious assault in Cork
A 40-year-old man sustained serious head injuries during an altercation at a house in Cork.