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# custody - Friday 2 May, 2014

Gerry Adams still in custody after second night at Antrim police station

Adams can be held until just after 8pm this evening unless detectives apply to a judge to extend the detention period.

# custody - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Gerry Adams spends night in custody being questioned about murder of Jean McConville

The Sinn Féin leader was arrested yesterday evening.

# custody - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Teen who brandished sword at Leinster House had 'no target in mind'

The 19-year-old unemployed male is to get bail after appearing in court today.

# custody - Monday 14 April, 2014

Dutch girl (14) arrested for making joke threat to airline on Twitter

The 14-year-old tweeted American Airlines saying “hello, my name’s Ibrahim and I’m from Afghanistan. I’m part of Al Qaida and on June 1st I’m gonna do something really big bye”.

# custody - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Man charged after kicking in door and attacking McDonald's staff with pepper spray

He has been charged and is due to appear in court next week.

# custody - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Man arrested in relation to the death of man in Castleknock overnight

The body of the man remains at the scene that has been sealed off.

# custody - Friday 18 October, 2013

Architect Graham Dwyer, 41, charged with murder of Elaine O’Hara

When Dwyer, of Kerrymount Close, Foxrock, was asked if he had anything to say on being charged, he told gardai: “I do: Not guilty.”

# custody - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Pump-action shotgun found by gardaí investigating foiled robbery

Five men remain in custody in connection with the attempted raid at the home of a businessman in Glounthaune, east Cork.

# custody - Thursday 25 July, 2013

No sign of teenager who escaped from garda station while on 'smoke break'

The teen escaped over a wall at a Dublin garda station last week, and hasn’t been seen since.

# custody - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Man remains in custody over Castlebar murders

Castlebar is said to be in “total shock” after the brutal murders.

# custody - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Gardaí release man arrested during Letterkenny murder investigation

Bogdan Michalkiawicz was last seen alive at lunchtime on Monday 13 May this year.

# custody - Monday 29 April, 2013

Killer on the run after making escape while visiting sick father in hospital

Christopher Doyle was previously given a 12 year sentence for the manslaughter of Co Meath pensioner, Patrick Logan.

# custody - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Pakistan court extends Musharraf custody

He was arrested yesterday ahead of key elections – the arrest was due to Musharraf’s decision to sack judges when he imposed emergency rule in November 2007.

# custody - Monday 15 April, 2013

Woman (22) due in court over Ennis stabbing

A woman was seriously injured during the incident in which she was stabbed on the grounds of a primary school in the town.

# custody - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody

It is understood the woman who was stabbed has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.

# custody - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted

Until now, family court proceedings have been heard ‘in camera’ but new legislation will bring more transparency – and more confidence – to the system, writes solicitor Emma Heron.

# custody - Thursday 4 April, 2013

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.

# custody - Monday 18 March, 2013

Teenager remains in custody over Westport stabbing

Two other teenagers arrested in connection with the stabbing have been released.

# custody - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Gardaí in Dublin continue to question two teens over fatal stabbing

The two males were arrested yesterday following an incident which occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# custody - Monday 17 September, 2012

Four men appear in Galway court over €750k cannabis haul

Gardaí arrested six people at the weekend in connection with the major haul of cannabis plants in Tuam and Oughterard.

# custody - Friday 24 August, 2012

Man on the run after escaping Garda custody in Limerick

The 25-year-old escaped as he was being brought into Limerick Prison yesterday evening.

# custody - Friday 29 June, 2012

Bernie Madoff's brother taken into custody

Peter Madoff is poised to plead guilty to criminal charges and take his place in history alongside the sibling with whom he shared an office.

# custody - Monday 14 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle Best Friend

Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle

Craig Dershowitz says he considers the dog his ‘son’ and has spent his life savings on lawyers’ fees in trying to win custody.

# custody - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Column: 7 essential ways to fix our broken prison system

Our prisons have become pressure cookers, bursting at the seams and increasingly difficult to police. Eoin O’Carroll sets out new ideas for reform.

# custody - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick

The men were being transferred from the District Court to Limerick Prison.

# custody - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Two remain in custody over Bandon river murder

The body of John Forrester was discovered in the River Bandon in Cork on 15 November.

# custody - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

GAA player's murder accused found dead

Shane Rodgers, who was being held in custody in Cloverhill on charge of murdering James Hughes, was found dead in a holding cell.

# custody - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Number of prisoners on 23-hour lock-up drops

The number of prisoners on 23-hour lock up has dropped from 250 in January 2010 to 178 this year. However, the Irish Penal Reform Trust says this number is still too high.

# custody - Monday 7 November, 2011

Focus should be on better conditions - not more prisons

There are currently almost 5,000 prisoners in Irish prisons, and the Irish Penal Reform trust says the Government should focus on making prison conditions better: not building more prisons.

# custody - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers

The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.

# custody - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Men arrested over suspected dissident activity remain in custody

The men were arrested on 19 June by gardaí attached to the Special Detective Unit.