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#Firearms

# firearms - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Man (36) charged over seizure of two semi-automatic weapons from vehicle in Dublin

Two seizures were made by gardaí yesterday.

Woman charged after drugs worth €1m and firearms are seized during raid

Gardaí searched a house in Tallaght on Thursday.

# firearms - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Two firearms and ammunition found by gardaí after search of two cars in Dublin

The firearms have been removed from the scene for ballistic and forensic examination.

# firearms - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Gardaí investigating after children find loaded handgun in west Dublin

It is understood that the children found the gun in a plastic bag.

# firearms - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Two men arrested as gardaí recover firearm during raid of Dublin home

The raid was carried out as part of an intelligence-led operation targeting organised crime in Dublin.

# firearms - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Eight children a day die from firearms in the US

Firearms claimed the lives of more than 3,140 children and teens in 2016.

# firearms - Thursday 2 August, 2018

US 'crypto-anarchist' sees 3D-printed guns as fundamental right

A federal court judge blocked Texan Cody Wilson’s website on Tuesday by issuing a temporary injunction.

# firearms - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Gun traders say regulations are 'driving law-abiding dealers out of business'

A protest is due to take place outside garda headquarters in Dublin today.

# firearms - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Submachine gun and four handguns found in backpack in Dublin

Gardaí have seized the firearms and a vehicle.

# firearms - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Gardaí believe they have stopped another gangland murder after arrests made in Wexford

Two men have been arrested and three cars have been seized.

# firearms - Monday 30 October, 2017

Guns, drunken melees, and pest infestations - living in emergency accommodation in Dublin is no joke

Three months’ worth of complaints to the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive suggest conditions in the capital’s emergency accommodation are fraught.

# firearms - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Gardaí chase man through Finglas and discover two handguns in his rucksack

He is currently being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

# firearms - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun

That intimate connection with firearms is under renewed scrutiny after the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

# firearms - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Las Vegas shooter was able to build deadly arsenal of weapons legally and with ease

In Nevada someone with a clean record, like Stephen Paddock had, can buy as many guns as they want.

# firearms - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Gardaí seize cannabis and heroin worth €4 million in gangland crackdown

Two firearms were seized in the operation..

# firearms - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Russian crime syndicate charged with stealing 10,000 pounds of chocolate

Members of the syndicate have also been charged with robbery, murder-for-hire conspiracy and firearms offences.

# firearms - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Man charged after cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane

Ammunition and component parts of firearms were also found.

# firearms - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane

A man in his 40s has been arrested.

# firearms - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Three men arrested in Cobh gun and ammunition seizure

The planned search by gardaí related to “dissident republican activity” in the Cork area.

# firearms - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Armed men threaten staff at McDonald's in Crumlin

They left empty-handed and no arrests have been made yet.

# firearms - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Trump calls for Clinton's bodyguards to be stripped of guns to 'see what happens her'

Donald Trump has long incorrectly suggested his Democratic opponent wants to overturn the Second Amendment and take away Americans’ right to own guns.

# firearms - Friday 26 August, 2016

Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys

A new law allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

# firearms - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Three men arrested after assault rifles and pistols are seized in Meath

Several hundred rounds of ammunition were seized when gardaí stopped two vehicles.

# firearms - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Farmers in Tipperary 'patrolling countryside with guns' to ward off burglars

One man’s farm has been targeted six times.

# firearms - Friday 5 February, 2016

Hundreds of gun licences revoked in Ireland in last three years

Licences can be revoked for a number of reasons, including that the person has no good reason for needing a gun.

# firearms - Sunday 6 December, 2015

US politician posts Christmas portrait showing family posing with guns

Michele Fiore has previously courted controversy for her support of gun rights.

# firearms - Friday 23 October, 2015

Killer of Garda Tony Golden was under suspended sentence for carrying a live firearm

Adrian Mackin was convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Newry in 2012.

# firearms - Friday 12 June, 2015

Teacher accidentally shoots dead 12-year-old student while cleaning his gun

Teachers in northwest Pakistan were given permission to carry firearms in the classroom after Taliban militants massacred 132 students at a school in December.

# firearms - Monday 11 May, 2015

Man charged after gunman shoots another man from a bicycle in Limerick

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon.

# firearms - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Stolen jewellery and guns seized in Lucan raid

They were found during a raid last night.

# firearms - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Two guns have been found and a man and woman arrested - at houses in Athlone

Two firearms were recovered in the search of two houses.

# firearms - Thursday 26 March, 2015

TD says road sign he showed justice committee MIGHT have been from the UK

Finian McGrath says he has plenty of photos of signs that are “definitely” Irish.

# firearms - Monday 2 March, 2015

Protecting yourself with pepper spray is illegal and that's not changing Self-defence This post contains a poll

Protecting yourself with pepper spray is illegal and that's not changing

The minister says protecting citizens is the job of the gardai.

# firearms - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Michael Healy-Rae: 'I don't feel sorry for criminals who go home in boxes' Rural Crime This post contains videos

Michael Healy-Rae: 'I don't feel sorry for criminals who go home in boxes'

The independent TD said the Government is bringing about the “demise of rural Ireland” through closures of Garda stations and post offices.

# firearms - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Three armed and masked men threaten staff for cigarettes and cash

The armed robbery happened at around 8:20 pm at a shop in north Belfast.

# firearms - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Who should be allowed to own a gun in Ireland? It's under discussion

This follows a report by a working group of An Garda Síochána and the Department of Justice.

# firearms - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Man tasered as 4 arrested on Islamist-related terror offences

The men have all been taken to police stations in central London.

# firearms - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Four arrested after firearms and drugs found in Dublin house

The men and woman were arrested at two flats in Dublin’s Rialto area.

# firearms - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Air pistols and shotguns were the most seized firearms last year

There was only one assault rifle seized.

# firearms - Thursday 17 July, 2014

355 guns stolen in Ireland last year - and 53 reported lost

Latest garda figures on guns show that almost 170,000 guns licenced in Ireland last year.

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