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# force - Monday 22 February, 2021

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:26 PM 15,190 Views 8 Comments

34-year-old Rob Kearney impressed for the Force in their defeat to the Brumbies.

# force - Friday 21 August, 2020

Reds hammer the Force as James O'Connor sets new milestone
# Highlights
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# Highlights

Reds hammer the Force as James O'Connor sets new milestone

Aug 21st 2020, 12:52 PM 7,843 Views 1 Comment

Brad Thorn’s side were in superb form as they went on an eight-try rampage.

# force - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 11,294 Views 19 Comments

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?
# Blue Lines
# Blue Lines

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

Nov 12th 2017, 4:00 PM 24,858 Views 44 Comments

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

# force - Friday 24 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 24th 2017, 10:34 AM 5,164 Views 5 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jan 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 25,319 Views 27 Comments

He had 57 previous convictions,

# force - Thursday 8 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 8th 2016, 10:55 AM 19,510 Views 138 Comments

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
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

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

May 6th 2016, 9:55 PM 26,795 Views 49 Comments

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

# force - Friday 1 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 1st 2016, 3:21 PM 5,249 Views 4 Comments

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

# force - Friday 18 March, 2016

Incredible offloads and cracking tries - Super Rugby produced a serious highlights reel this morning
# Champagne Rugby
From The42
# Champagne Rugby

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

Mar 18th 2016, 2:12 PM 9,015 Views 15 Comments

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
# Horn Of Africa
# Horn Of Africa

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

Sep 6th 2014, 11:55 AM 7,869 Views 29 Comments

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
# Escalation
# Escalation

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

Apr 16th 2014, 9:32 AM 7,041 Views 240 Comments

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
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Garda whistleblowers' use of PULSE system criticised by Data Commissioner

Mar 21st 2014, 2:11 PM 9,121 Views 68 Comments

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
# Crimea
# Crimea

Obama and Putin stare down over Ukraine

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:59 AM 11,996 Views 151 Comments

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
# Egypt
# Egypt

"Stop arms shipments to Egypt," says Amnesty

Aug 21st 2013, 8:45 PM 3,174 Views 15 Comments

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
# Twister

Scenes of death, destruction as tornado strikes Oklahoma suburbs

May 21st 2013, 8:55 AM 11,582 Views 39 Comments

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?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What is happening in Mali?

Jan 28th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,495 Views 46 Comments

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
# Sandy

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

Oct 31st 2012, 8:53 AM 29,963 Views 14 Comments

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