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# force - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked

Members of specialist Garda units are trained in the use of Tasers but they’re not widely used here.

# force - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?

The spread of gardaí around the country displays a clear imbalance according to new figures.

# force - Friday 24 March, 2017

From The42 Digby Ioane began Crusaders' rout of the Force with first of seven tries in Christchurch Sweet New Digs This post contains videos

Digby Ioane began Crusaders' rout of the Force with first of seven tries in Christchurch

With the Chiefs and Hurricanes on a bye week, the Canterbury side move top of the Super Rugby standings.

# force - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Man given 3.5 years in jail for recklessly colliding with another car

He had 57 previous convictions,

# force - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Over 3,000 gardaí set to be hired in new recruitment drive

It comes as members of the garda union are balloted on industrial action in a long running row over pay.

# force - Friday 6 May, 2016

Jury awards €13k damages to man who claims he was assaulted by gardaí

The man had claimed he was kicked, grabbed by the throat and punched.

# force - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The42 You live by the offload... Highlanders recover in style after horrific early try giveaway Risk And Reward This post contains videos

You live by the offload... Highlanders recover in style after horrific early try giveaway

The champs hit back with four tries in an impressive 32 – 20 win.

# force - Friday 18 March, 2016

From The42 Incredible offloads and cracking tries - Super Rugby produced a serious highlights reel this morning Champagne Rugby This post contains videos

Incredible offloads and cracking tries - Super Rugby produced a serious highlights reel this morning

The Hurricanes and Highlanders sparkled in attack as they secured wins against Australian opposition.

# force - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Warning of retaliation after Somalian rebel leader is killed in US air strike

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the death was “a chance for members of Al-Shebab to embrace peace.”

# force - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action

Both sides are upping the ante as talks planned for tomorrow.

# force - Friday 21 March, 2014

Garda whistleblowers' use of PULSE system criticised by Data Commissioner

The Garda Commissioner has said he shares the concerns “and I have expressed my disquiet about this publically on several occasions”.

# force - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Obama and Putin stare down over Ukraine

Ukraine has put troops on alert after Russia authorised the use of force in Crimea.

# force - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

"Stop arms shipments to Egypt," says Amnesty

The organisation has said that the arms are being used to kill protesters, so deliveries

# force - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Scenes of death, destruction as tornado strikes Oklahoma suburbs Twister This post contains videos

Scenes of death, destruction as tornado strikes Oklahoma suburbs

Twenty children have been killed after the twister struck an elementary school in the town of Moore.

# force - Monday 28 January, 2013

Explainer: What is happening in Mali?

It is almost three weeks since French and Malian troops began a battle to wrest back the north of the country from Islamist rebels.

# force - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Pics: The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy's east coast rampage Sandy This post contains videos This post contains images

Pics: The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy's east coast rampage

The damage caused by Superstorm Sandy is clear to see in these photos of the aftermath.