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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Gardaí

# Burglaries
More home burglaries last summer than in winter, new figures show
The trend “reverses traditional crime statistics”, gardaí say.
6th June 2023
# Crime
Man assaulted by a large group of men on Dublin's Aston Quay on bank holiday afternoon
It is understood that a man, aged in his early 30s, is being treated for stab wounds.
This week
4th June 2023 - 7th June 2023
# Gardaí
Man charged after gardaí seize €182,000 worth of suspected drugs in Dublin
The drugs seized are suspected to be cannabis herb, cocaine and MDMA.
Man arrested in Belfast over Cork assault
He was detained under an international warrant.
# Gardaí
Teenager arrested after break in at Leinster House released without charge
A file is being prepared for the Garda Youth Diversion Programme.
Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Gardaí
Teenage boy arrested following break in at Leinster House
He is currently detained at a Garda station in Dublin.
# Offaly
Man (30s) dies in single vehicle crash in Tullamore
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Gardaí
Man charged in murder investigation after woman found dead in Dundalk
The man is due to appear before Dundalk District Court this evening.
# West Dublin
Organised crime searches seize stolen motorbikes along with drugs, ammunition and €200,000 cash
An operation targeting organised crime gangs saw “coordinated searches” yesterday across Ronanstown, Finglas, Lucan and Castleknock.
# Drugs
Man charged after €100,000 worth of cocaine seized in Co Galway
€7,300 in cash was also seized following the search of a residence in An Spidéal, Co Galway yesterday evening.
# Money Laundering
Gardaí warn students not to become 'money mules': 'No bank account, no visa and you'll go to jail'
Gardaí said they have arrested around 100 money mules in the last year.
# Fraud
Gardaí seeing 'tragic cases' of people investing life savings into crypto scams
Gardaí say Irish criminals are moving into the area of online fraud to make money.
# Accident
Gardaí and HSA investigating after man dies at Kerry slurry pit
The man, aged in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was brought to University Hospital Kerry for a post-mortem examination.
# Pedestrian
Man in his 80s killed on Co Louth road yesterday evening
The driver of the car was uninjured.
# Drug seizure
Man and woman charged following seizure of €600k worth of cannabis in Dublin Airport
The drugs were found in passenger luggage on an inbound flight.
# garda recruitment
Garda recruitment age limit should be reconsidered, says justice minister
The Government hope to recruit 1,000 new gardaí by the end of the year.
# Gardaí
Man appears in court after pipe bombs found in bag at Tallaght Garda Station
The station was evacuated after the explosives were discovered on Friday evening.
# Missing
Gardaí thank public after Cork teenager found safe and well
Kelsey Stokes had been last seen on Douglas Road, Cork on the evening of Friday, 26 May.
# Shannon
Gardaí concerned for welfare of man missing from Clare for over a week
John McNally (56) was last seen on Friday 19 May in Shannon.
Last month
May 2023
# kilglass
Gardaí investigating after woman's body discovered at residence in Roscommon
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination.
# Garristown
Female cyclist (20s) dies after collision with car in County Dublin
The male driver (20s) of the car was uninjured.
# Wexford
Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Enniscorthy
A man in his 40s died following the assault on Thursday.
# Gardaí
Boy hospitalised after crash in Offaly
He was rushed to Temple Street hospital in Dublin
# Ceremony
‘A miracle’ no-one was killed in 2020 Donegal shooting spree, sergeant says
Sergeant Edward Griffin was among 11 recipients of a Scott Medal for bravery at a ceremony held in Dublin.
# Gardaí
Two men arrested in connection with drug seizure in Cork
The men are aged in their late teens and 20s.
# Dundalk
Murder investigation launched following discovery of woman's body in Co Louth
The woman’s body was found at a residence in Dundalk, Co Louth, yesterday evening.
# no jury trial
Special Criminal Court expert review to be published next month
A vote to extend laws that underpins the Special Criminal Court will take place before the summer recess.
# Cabinet
Jail-time for assaulting Gardaí or ramming Garda vehicles to increase to 12 years
Minister for Justice Simon Harris will today seek Cabinet approval to amend the law.
# anti-immigration protests
Simon Harris: 'It's not for any of us' to question decisions of Gardaí on the ground at protests
The Justice Minister said that he has full confidence in members of the Gardaí to implement the law when policing protests.
# Coco's Law
Govt campaign delivers message that it's a crime to threaten to share someone's intimate images
The awareness campaign will run on TV, cinema, local and national radio, and social media.
# fatal incident
Young woman killed after being struck by Garda car in Co Donegal named locally
The woman’s body remains at the scene of the incident, which is closed off to allow for a technical examination to take place.
# Car Theft
Four teen boys arrested in connection with vehicle thefts in east of the country
The boys are being detained in garda stations in Kildare and Carlow.
# Fatal Crash
Man dies in car crash in Co Meath
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
# Dublin 12
Teenager (17) hospitalised with serious head injuries in Bluebell assault
Gardaí say he was attacked by “a group of males” on La Touche Road in Bluebell yesterday evening.
# Meath
Gardaí investigating assault on teenager in Navan after footage shared on social media
The victim was taken to hospital to receive treatment for serious facial injuries.
# online fraud
Online bank fraud has risen by almost 50% since before the pandemic
Ireland is especially targeted with these activities and has the most instances of phishing out of any country.
# Dublin
Fifth person arrested in relation to shooting of Gary Carey in Kilmainham last year
It comes after four people were arrested yesterday in connection with the shooting.
# accommodation crisis
Taoiseach 'horrified' by burning of refugee tents as ministers to meet gardaí over protests
Migrant groups have expressed grave concern for the safety of asylum seekers sleeping rough.
A makeshift camp for migrants on Dublin's Sandwith Street was torched on Friday night amid demonstrations.
Integration Minister Roderic O'Gorman said people have the right to protest but not to 'intimidate'.
The Green Party TD said 180 beds will become available to be offered to migrants in the coming days.
# Longford
Motorcyclist killed in Co Longford road collision
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.
# operation tara
Gardaí seize €660,000 worth of cannabis in Enniscorthy
No one was arrested during the operation and gardaí said investigations are ongoing.