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# gardai - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Garda operation plans in place to police protest events on St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Garda operation plans in place to police protest events on St Patrick's Day

Mar 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 30,750 Views 0 Comments

It comes after an anti-lockdown event in Dublin on 28 February at which violent incidents occurred.

# gardai - Friday 12 March, 2021

Gardaí begin probe of Fastway cyber attack
# Fastway Couriers
# Fastway Couriers

Gardaí begin probe of Fastway cyber attack

Mar 12th 2021, 6:56 PM 23,142 Views 0 Comments

The Garda probe is the second to be launched as the Data Protection Commission are also carrying out an assessment.

Gardaí thank public after 16-year-old girl and 10-month-old daughter found safe and well
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí thank public after 16-year-old girl and 10-month-old daughter found safe and well

Mar 12th 2021, 2:23 PM 34,449 Views 0 Comments

‘We would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this matter.’

# gardai - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Man (30s) dies following crash between car and van in Donegal
# Ballintra
# Ballintra

Man (30s) dies following crash between car and van in Donegal

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 4:28 PM 18,501 Views 1 Comment

A man in his 30s, the driver of the car, has been taken to Sligo University Hospital to be treated for critical injuries.

Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes

Mar 11th 2021, 9:58 AM 15,654 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí said today that up to 10 million online transactions were carried out over the Christmas shopping period.

# gardai - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

How Covid-19 changed drug crime in Ireland
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

How Covid-19 changed drug crime in Ireland

Mar 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 56,106 Views 45 Comments

Drug traffickers used rental cars and exploited children as mules during the last year.

# gardai - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Gardaí seize €220k worth of cannabis and €18k in cash after raid in north Dublin
# Charlestown
# Charlestown

Gardaí seize €220k worth of cannabis and €18k in cash after raid in north Dublin

Mar 9th 2021, 9:40 PM 16,658 Views 24 Comments

Two women were arrested.

Gardaí issue warning to public after marked increase in text message scams
# Smishing
# Smishing

Gardaí issue warning to public after marked increase in text message scams

Mar 9th 2021, 7:29 AM 15,962 Views 5 Comments

A total of 45 such scams were recorded in the first week of February compared with just 13 in the same period last year and in 2019.

# gardai - Monday 8 March, 2021

Gardaí investigate bomb scare at home of Justice Minister Helen McEntee
# Bomb Threat
# Bomb Threat

Gardaí investigate bomb scare at home of Justice Minister Helen McEntee

Mar 8th 2021, 4:29 PM 72,656 Views 44 Comments

McEntee is pregnant with her first child and is due in May

Two arrested after pharmacy in Cork robbed at knifepoint
# Douglas
# Douglas

Two arrested after pharmacy in Cork robbed at knifepoint

Mar 8th 2021, 10:00 AM 16,097 Views 0 Comments

The robbery occurred at around 10pm on Saturday night.

# gardai - Friday 5 March, 2021

Nearly 12,000 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Breaches
# Breaches

Nearly 12,000 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

Mar 5th 2021, 7:15 PM 26,275 Views 60 Comments

This includes more than 9,000 €100 fines for non-essential travel.

Gardaí probe 'unexplained circumstances' of death of a man found in north Dublin bedroom
# Lusk
# Lusk

Gardaí probe 'unexplained circumstances' of death of a man found in north Dublin bedroom

Mar 5th 2021, 4:40 PM 28,529 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 50s was found dead in Lusk on Wednesday evening.

Delays to train services after truck crashes through level crossing barrier in Dublin
# Crash
# Crash

Delays to train services after truck crashes through level crossing barrier in Dublin

Mar 5th 2021, 12:29 PM 33,492 Views 22 Comments

The white truck continued through the closed level crossing just a split second after a pedestrian was seen walking through.

Woman (20s) killed in two-car collision in Wexford
# Wexford
# Wexford

Woman (20s) killed in two-car collision in Wexford

Mar 5th 2021, 11:48 AM 31,084 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened at around 6am this morning.

# gardai - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Audit finds some gardaí paid for being in two different places at same time
# INTERNAL AUDIT
# INTERNAL AUDIT

Audit finds some gardaí paid for being in two different places at same time

Mar 4th 2021, 3:43 PM 43,383 Views 39 Comments

The report says the health of officers and the public were placed at “significant risk” due to the amount of hours worked by some gardaí.

# gardai - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Two men charged after catalytic converters found in boot of car in Finglas
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men charged after catalytic converters found in boot of car in Finglas

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:46 PM 36,492 Views 5 Comments

The men are due to appear in court later this month.

Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl

Mar 3rd 2021, 3:55 PM 24,820 Views 0 Comments

Judge Sean O’Donnabháin told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that it was in the interest of the public that the 17 year old be named.

Two men charged as part of garda probe into bogus tradesmen in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Two men charged as part of garda probe into bogus tradesmen in Dublin

Mar 3rd 2021, 12:28 PM 27,340 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 80s handed over a substantial sum of money for work that was never done, gardaí said.

# gardai - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Three people arrested following street party near University of Limerick
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

Three people arrested following street party near University of Limerick

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:59 PM 88,308 Views 189 Comments

Gardaí were called to the scene and dispersed the crowds.

Man (40s) dies following crash between car and lorry in Co Louth
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man (40s) dies following crash between car and lorry in Co Louth

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:52 PM 21,773 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred on the R173 this afternoon.

Man (30s) arrested over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man (30s) arrested over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

Mar 2nd 2021, 11:06 AM 71,379 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested this morning and is being detained at Irishtown Garda Station.

# gardai - Monday 1 March, 2021

Woman (20s) arrested after multiple Garda cars pursue vehicle from Ballymun to Bray and back
# M50 Chase
# M50 Chase

Woman (20s) arrested after multiple Garda cars pursue vehicle from Ballymun to Bray and back

Mar 1st 2021, 10:20 PM 136,523 Views 0 Comments

At least 18 Garda cars and the force’s helicopter were involved in this evening’s chase.

Man arrested and charged over armed robbery at shop in Dundalk
# Carrickmacross Road
# Carrickmacross Road

Man arrested and charged over armed robbery at shop in Dundalk

Mar 1st 2021, 9:13 AM 12,187 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 20s is due in court this morning.

# gardai - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests

Updated Feb 28th 2021, 3:05 PM 88,039 Views 0 Comments
  • Officers identified the risk of violence at the event after monitoring online chatter in recent weeks.
  • 23 people were arrested in total with a "major investigation" now underway.
AGSI says no guidance given to frontline Gardaí over checks on mandatory quarantine
# House Checks
# House Checks

AGSI says no guidance given to frontline Gardaí over checks on mandatory quarantine

Feb 28th 2021, 2:29 PM 16,759 Views 12 Comments

Antoinette Cunningham said her organisation has had no operational guidance, instructions or details on this matter.

Gardaí call off search for missing woman after body discovered
# Rathoe
# Rathoe

Gardaí call off search for missing woman after body discovered

Feb 28th 2021, 12:10 PM 85,380 Views 8 Comments

A woman had been missing from her home in Carlow.

Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest
# Lockdown Protest
# Lockdown Protest

Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest

Updated Feb 28th 2021, 12:10 AM 84,839 Views 166 Comments
  • A major policing operation was in place from yesterday morning with senior officers, including the Commissioner, taking direct command.
  • Officers had been monitoring online chatter in recent weeks as groups planned a protest for Stephen's Green.

# gardai - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'We will bring perpetrators to justice': Anti-lockdown protest condemned after injuries and arrests
# Grafton St
# Grafton St

'We will bring perpetrators to justice': Anti-lockdown protest condemned after injuries and arrests

Feb 27th 2021, 7:55 PM 48,577 Views 64 Comments

Three gardaí were injured at the Dublin protest this afternoon, with one needing hospital treatment.

23 people arrested after clashes between anti-lockdown protesters and gardaí in Dublin city centre
# Major Operation
# Major Operation

23 people arrested after clashes between anti-lockdown protesters and gardaí in Dublin city centre

Updated Feb 27th 2021, 7:12 PM 384,374 Views 578 Comments
  • A number of gardaí have been injured in the wake of the clashes, which saw fireworks aimed at officers.
  • The Taoiseach has condemned today's events as posing an "unacceptable risk" to the public and gardaí.
  • A special court sitting is being convened and several fixed charge notices have been issued.
Man arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon
# Search
# Search

Man arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon

Feb 27th 2021, 12:03 PM 20,619 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí seized an estimated €123,000 of cocaine and cannabis herb last night.

# gardai - Friday 26 February, 2021

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead

Feb 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 100,938 Views 0 Comments
  • They have been named locally this evening as Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy.
  • The brothers have been described by neighbours as unremarkable "decent people".
Third body found following Garda search connected to deaths of two brothers in Mitchelstown
# Cork
# Cork

Third body found following Garda search connected to deaths of two brothers in Mitchelstown

Updated Feb 26th 2021, 5:00 PM 275,846 Views 1 Comment

The house in Mitchelstown has been sealed off and an investigation is continuing.

Gardaí seize €720k worth of cannabis after searches in Dublin, Meath and Louth
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Gardaí seize €720k worth of cannabis after searches in Dublin, Meath and Louth

Feb 26th 2021, 11:36 AM 17,328 Views 51 Comments

Three men have been arrested.

# gardai - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student
# Evidence
# Evidence

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student

Feb 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 75,113 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that a separate GSOC investigation is also being carried out.

# gardai - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Motorcyclist dies in Kilkenny after collision with car
# Callan Road
# Callan Road

Motorcyclist dies in Kilkenny after collision with car

Feb 21st 2021, 2:24 PM 26,967 Views 3 Comments

No other injuries have been reported.

# gardai - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Two arrested after €80,000 worth of cannabis seized at a property in Co Mayo
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Two arrested after €80,000 worth of cannabis seized at a property in Co Mayo

Feb 20th 2021, 10:04 AM 24,064 Views 44 Comments

A man in his 50s and a woman in her 20s were arrested at the scene

# gardai - Friday 19 February, 2021

Over 7,950 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Over 7,950 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

Feb 19th 2021, 5:43 PM 18,514 Views 45 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

Man (20s) arrested in connection with murder of teenager in January 2020
# Murder Probe
# Murder Probe

Man (20s) arrested in connection with murder of teenager in January 2020

Feb 19th 2021, 1:03 PM 18,632 Views 0 Comments

The victim cannot be named due to a court restriction on identifying children who have been murdered.

Two men charged over fatal shooting of man (50s) in Dublin last July
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Two men charged over fatal shooting of man (50s) in Dublin last July

Feb 19th 2021, 11:20 AM 15,048 Views 0 Comments

Thomas McCarthy was shot dead in Ballyfermot on 27 July last year.

# gardai - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Cocaine worth €12 million discovered in containers from Central America at Ringaskiddy Port
# Cork
# Cork

Cocaine worth €12 million discovered in containers from Central America at Ringaskiddy Port

Feb 18th 2021, 5:19 PM 76,379 Views 84 Comments
  • The seizure was made following a joint operation between Gardaí and Revenue's custom service
  • Approximately 172kg of suspected cocaine was seized
  • The goods were discovered in a container at Ringaskiddy Port