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#Emergency Response Unit

# emergency-response-unit - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

GRA seeks 'urgent' meeting with Commissioner over resourcing of Emergency Response Unit

Garda management has rejected claims that the force’s armed support capability is not sufficient.

# emergency-response-unit - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Four arrested as gardaí say they've foiled a potential gangland hit in Dublin's inner city

A sub-machine gun, a semi-automatic pistol and a revolver have been recovered.

# emergency-response-unit - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Armed gardaí find loaded gun and arrest two men in significant anti-gangland operation

The arrests were made on Kylemore Road in Ballyfermot.

# emergency-response-unit - Friday 23 June, 2017

Man arrested after armed standoff with gardaí last night

The man gave himself up after a number of hours.

# emergency-response-unit - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Gardaí given extra €55 million to help fight threat of international terrorism

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald says Ireland “is not immune” from the threat of terrorism.

# emergency-response-unit - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Criminal tries to ram jeep full of armed gardaí he mistook for rival gang

The man was arrested in Drogheda on Sunday morning.

# emergency-response-unit - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Man suing the State after armed gardaí raided his flat by mistake

He said he felt “shocked” and “numbed” when gardaí entered his home.

# emergency-response-unit - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Gardaí investigating burglary at premises of its own armed unit

A base used by the Emergency Response Unit – the location of which is not being disclosed – was broken into on Sunday night.

# emergency-response-unit - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí

Gardaí say they have suspended a defibrillator pilot programme in Blanchardstown and are evaluating a pilot in Kilkenny.

# emergency-response-unit - Friday 25 May, 2012

Two men arrested over alleged extortion

The men were arrested in Dundalk this morning.

# emergency-response-unit - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Five arrested as gardaí investigate organised crime

As part of an ongoing investigation, gardaí arrested the five men in Kill, Co Kildare, early this morning.