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#Garda Siochana

# garda-siochana - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Rabbitte unaware of defamation case 'until weeks before court listing'

Court action concerned remarks made by Pat Rabbitte on RTÉ in 2006 about the charging of Dean Lyons for murders he did not commit.

# garda-siochana - Sunday 6 May, 2012

What happens to the things that the gardaí or Revenue seize?

We take a look at what happens to the cars, jewellery, cash and drugs that are seized or recovered by Irish authorities.

# garda-siochana - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Armed thieves escape with undisclosed amount of cash in Meath robbery

The two men, both wearing balaclavas and surgical-type gloves, stole the money from a transit van in Bettystown at lunchtime this afternoon.

# garda-siochana - Sunday 25 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Gardai form their first drama group - and stage The Chastitute Playing Up This post contains images

Gardai form their first drama group - and stage The Chastitute

A lonesome old man, a few floozy women and a match maker – what more could you want in a play? How about a cast full of gardai?

# garda-siochana - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Gardaí seek help tracing missing 16-year-old

Naomi Whittington was last seen at around 1am today in Ashford Co Wicklow.

# garda-siochana - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Shatter extends sympathies ahead of removal mass for Sergeant McHugh

Garda Sergeant Feargal McHugh died in a car crash in Wicklow last weekend.

# garda-siochana - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

PSNI officers to be allowed apply for Garda Síochana jobs

Senior PSNI officers can now apply senior roles in the Republic of Ireland under new guidelines introduced by the government today.

One arrested over fatal shooting of 20-year-old Dublin man

Stephen Hanaphy was shot dead in October 2010 in an estate in Louth. A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death.

# garda-siochana - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Woman’s body discovered in Howth harbour

Gardaí have said they are not treating the death as suspicious.

Gardaí seize shotguns and cocaine at house in Castleknock

Two men have been arrested after gardaí searched a house in Dublin as part of an ongoing investigation into drug operations in Blanchardstown.

# garda-siochana - Monday 27 February, 2012

Three charged over fatal assault in Mullingar

20-year-old Andrew Dolan died after he was assaulted on Pearse Street in Mullingar over Christmas.

# garda-siochana - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Man arrested after drugs worth €400k seized in Ennis

Gardaí seized cannabis herb and resin with an estimated street value of €400,000 in Ennis last night.

# garda-siochana - Monday 20 February, 2012

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime

Planned searches have been taking place across Dublin as part of the investigation into drug trafficking, firearms offenses and money laundering.

Man held by gardaí after serious assault in Thurles

A 22-year-old man was left in critical condition after an assault in the early hours of Sunday morning in Tipperary.

# garda-siochana - Friday 17 February, 2012

Two still being questioned over shooting of 16-year-old in Tallaght

The men were arrested yesterday evening in connection with the killing of teenager Melanie McCarthy-McNamara last week.

38-year-old woman killed in Galway crash

The woman was fatally injured when the car she was driving collided with a wall in Menlough in Galway.

# garda-siochana - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Missing 17-year-old found safe and well

Teenager Patrick Cummins Hennessey had been missing since Monday morning.

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick

The men were being transferred from the District Court to Limerick Prison.

Pedestrian killed in road traffic accident in Cavan

The man in his 60s died from his injuries after the collision last night.

# garda-siochana - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Gardaí seek help tracing missing 16-year-old girl

Rebecca Crawford was last seen five days ago.

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at Tallaght home

No-one was injured in the shooting on Bawnlea Avenue in Dublin late last night.

# garda-siochana - Thursday 9 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# garda-siochana - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Government approves appointment of 33 senior gardaí

The appointments, including two Assistant Commissioners, are being made to fill recent gaps in the service.

# garda-siochana - Monday 6 February, 2012

Government has to fill missing Garda posts - Opposition

Public sector retirements will see 61 vacancies in senior Garda ranks – and the government needs to act to fill these, the Opposition has said.

# garda-siochana - Friday 6 January, 2012

Rural areas to be left without garda patrol cars

In Clare, 8 garda cars have not been replaced after being decomissioned – leaving just 13 cars patrolling the entire county.

# garda-siochana - Monday 12 December, 2011

Gardai and PSNI looking for man who stole Garda car

Man arrested on drink driving suspicion manages to commandeer Garda car, drive it to Co Down and escape.

# garda-siochana - Friday 14 October, 2011

Former Fianna Fáil TD Michael Fitzpatrick dies RIP

Former Fianna Fáil TD Michael Fitzpatrick dies

The Kildare North TD served one term in the Dáil. He has been battling motor neurone disease.

# garda-siochana - 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?

# garda-siochana - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits

Justice and Defence minister Alan Shatter says the Defence Forces faces a €1.73m bill for the extra security costs this month.

# garda-siochana - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Você fala Português? Some Garda advice for getting to the Aviva - in Portuguese Traffic Advice This post contains videos

Você fala Português? Some Garda advice for getting to the Aviva - in Portuguese

A quite-obviously-Irish Garda officer offers some helpful advice to Portuguese visitors ahead of the Europa League final.

# garda-siochana - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Gardaí 'want Garda Reserve abolished'

Vote taken on the future of the Garda Reserve at the annual garda conference in Co Mayo today.

# garda-siochana - Friday 1 April, 2011

Two men charged after Dublin cannabis haul

The men had been arrested following the discovery of 70kilos of cannabis resin with a reported street value of €420,000 in Finglas.

# garda-siochana - Friday 18 February, 2011

Fires destroyed 780 hectares of forestry last year in Ireland

Around €3.5m worth of damage caused by blazes – some deliberately set – on lands and in wooded areas.

# garda-siochana - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Man has part of ear cut off in attack

Gardai still investigating incident in which victim reportedly was “forced to eat” part of his own ear.

# garda-siochana - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Appeal for missing 13-year-old girl

Teenager disappeared from her home on Valentine’s night.

# garda-siochana - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Explosives and guns found in Galway outhouse

Three people arrested in relation to that find and the discovery of a gun in a house in Tuam.

# garda-siochana - Friday 10 December, 2010

From The42 Man arrested as GAA admit members' data compromised Breach

Man arrested as GAA admit members' data compromised

Discs containing sensitive personal details were breached, Croke Park admits.