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# firearms - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Firearms and explosive material found in Dublin apartment block

Gardaí are investigating after the discovery was made at an apartment complex off Clonliffe Road in Dublin 3.

# firearms - Friday 23 December, 2011

Firearms, ammunition and drugs seized at Dublin port

Three firearms – two of them loaded – and 1.5kg of cannabis were seized by customs officers at Dublin Port this afternoon.

# firearms - Monday 28 November, 2011

Two arrested and rifles seized after shots fired in Tallaght

Shots were fired through the window of a house in Hazel Hill in the Dublin suburb early this morning.

# firearms - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Two arrested over Co Wicklow firearms

Two guns were discovered in a car searched at a garda checkpoint in Ashford yesterday.

# firearms - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports US

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports

Report was phoned in but police are now investigating.

# firearms - Monday 31 October, 2011

Firearms and drugs seized in Dublin

Cocaine, cannabis herb and ecstasy tablets were also seized at the apartment in Clondalkin yesterday.

# firearms - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge 'It's embarrassing': SWAT team lose their guns Backfired

'It's embarrassing': SWAT team lose their guns

The elite LA unit arrived for a training session, only to find that all their weapons had been stolen.

# firearms - Friday 30 September, 2011

Nine Romanians arrested in operation combating 'large scale burglaries'

Seven men and two women are arrested in early-morning raids, and remain in custody.

# firearms - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Four men charged following garda investigation into dissidents

The men appeared in court today and were charged with firearm and explosive offences.

# firearms - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Column: The gardaí need firearms for our safety – and theirs

Sending unarmed gardaí out to deal with violent crime is simply reckless, argues veteran US detective Edward Foy.

# firearms - Monday 25 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning: Norway gunman prepares for court, a Bank of Ireland deal saves YOU €245, and how long will it take you to smile today?

One in six in Fermanagh own a legally-held firearm

The county has the highest per-resident ratio of firearms – there are 140,000 of them legally owned across Northern Ireland.

# firearms - Monday 4 July, 2011

Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?

An incident in which a young Garda was splashed with boiling oil has highlighted the dangers faced by officers on duty – so should they be given guns to protect themselves?

# firearms - 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.

# firearms - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Gardai still hunting for information on murdered teenager Paul Shooting This post contains images

Gardai still hunting for information on murdered teenager Paul

‘Paulie’ McCarthy appeared in court on drugs and a firearm charge this year – but one report suggests he was shot by mistake.

# firearms - Sunday 10 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In todays Fix: Poland remembers the victims of last year’s plane crash in western Russia; an Oxford academic cancels his book launch in NUI Maynooth over Lucinda Creighton’s “anti-Turkish and anti-gay” comments; and we hear Obama’s first campaign song. Maybe.

# firearms - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Gardaí seize drugs and firearms in Inchicore

An automatic pistol and ammunition, and €30,000 worth of cocaine, are found in two houses in Dublin 8.