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# gun - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Defendant shot mid-trial after attempting to attack witness with pen

Siale Angilau was facing charges of racketeering.

# gun - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin

Two men were arrested and have since been released.

# gun - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

The text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp

WhatsApp messages between Pistorius and Steenkamp were revealed during the murder trial in South Africa.

# gun - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Court of Criminal Appeal says eight year sentence for firearms offence was 'excessive'

Kieran Ryan was caught with a firearm but said that he did not intend to use it and was picking it up for a third party.

# gun - Monday 17 March, 2014

Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death

Oscar Pistorius was in the process of buying six guns – more than usually allowed under South African law – at the time he shot Reeva Steenkamp.

# gun - Saturday 15 March, 2014

66-year-old woman killed, daughter injured in Tallaght shotgun attack

It happened at a house in Killinarden Estate. The gunman was still at the scene when gardaí arrived.

# gun - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Pistorius fired shot at restaurant weeks before Steenkamp's death, trial told

A boxer friend of the athlete says he was asked to take the blame after a pistol was accidentally discharged in Johannesburg restaurant.

# gun - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

12 arrested and 8 shotguns seized in garda operation targeting burglary gang

Items such as jewellery, cash and electronic goods were seized in the operation spanning three counties.

# gun - Monday 17 February, 2014

Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle

The rifle was discovered as part of an ongoing garda investigation during the search of a house in Ballyshannon this evening.

# gun - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Gun-toting fake postman tricks family, takes them hostage

The family were tricked into letting the man into their home early today.

# gun - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

A gun and six knives were taken from a man who became violent with gardaí

The incident happened on Monday evening in the centre of Dundalk.

# gun - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Three killed, including suspected shooter, in US mall attack

Police have now moved into the shopping centre to escort shoppers and staff to safety.

Three due in court over Waterford gunpoint robbery

The men were arrested by gardaí investigating the robbery of a shop in Cheekpoint on Thursday.

# gun - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack

Simon Chase had been living in Limavady with his partner and children. It’s understood he was working with an EU police mission.

# gun - Friday 17 January, 2014

74-year-old man shot in Antrim while working in shed

The man was shot in the chest and is currently in hospital in a stable condition.

# gun - Monday 16 December, 2013

Third person arrested over fatal Dublin shooting

The 41-year-old victim was shot dead yesterday evening by a lone gunman.

# gun - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Man with gun arrested after police respond to fight

He was detained after officers were called to a residential street in Ballyclare last night.

# gun - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Cannabis, heroin, cocaine and a sawn-off shotgun seized in Leixlip

Two men, aged 58 and 20, were arrested at the scene.

Man arrested in Drogheda shooting investigation

Gardaí investigating last night’s shooting have arrested a man in his 20s.

# gun - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Woman suffers multiple gunshot wounds in Belfast

The woman suffered gunshot wounds to her abdomen, both legs and left arm.

# gun - Monday 4 November, 2013

Armed man arrested in Connecticut university lockdown

The campus issued an alert earlier today to all staff and students to stay indoors and close all windows until told to do otherwise.

# gun - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Two men injured in early morning shooting in Dublin

The men, both in their twenties, were found on Balbutcher Lane in Ballymun with leg wounds.

# gun - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Cat 'struck by pellets from gun' on Belfast Road - and survives

It was a discovery that recalls a recent Love/Hate episode, with police treating it as a case of animal cruelty.

# gun - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Armed raid on cash-in-transit van in Clondalkin

A man has been arrested in connection to the incident.

# gun - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Starbucks ads to tell customers: Guns not welcome here

The coffee chain will run fill-page ads in major newspapers today.

# gun - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Man arrested over armed raid on cash-in-transit van

Three men escaped with a sum of cash after the raid in Tallaght yesterday afternoon.

# gun - Monday 9 September, 2013

107-year-old man killed in shootout with US police

No other injuries were reported, though the man had pointed the gun at two people in the house who were led out by police before the shootout.

# gun - Friday 6 September, 2013

Gardaí appeal for information on Bailieborough death

Gardaí are looking to speak to anyone who may have been in the Drumbannon area of the County Cavan town yesterday after a woman’s body was found.

Woman dead and man arrested after Cavan siege

The town of Bailieborough was locked down yesterday evening after a shooting.

# gun - Friday 30 August, 2013

Two men arrested following armed robbery on a shop in Waterford

Gardaí arrested the men, aged in their 30s, in a follow-up search.

# gun - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Update: Three men seen running from car linked to Dublin shooting Shooting This post contains images

Update: Three men seen running from car linked to Dublin shooting

A man in his 20s was shot at Harelawn Green in Clondalkin.

# gun - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Man hospitalised after shooting in north Dublin

A man in his late 20s was shot in Kinsealy last night.

# gun - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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# gun - Monday 15 July, 2013

Two Luas trams were passing scene as gangland shooting took place - Gardaí

A full murder investigation is under way after a 27-year-old man was shot dead close to the Suir Road Luas Stop this morning.

# gun - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about abortion (again), Tom Barry’s lap and a runaway train in Canada.

# gun - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

US transport security's Instagram shows confiscated guns and fireworks PROHIBITED This post contains images

US transport security's Instagram shows confiscated guns and fireworks

We think it’s bad to carry liquids on board.

# gun - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Politician could face charges after he shoots himself in parliament (and survives)

Police said the Philippine politician shot himself in parliament, where firearms are banned, with a pistol whose permit had expired.

# gun - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Three children playing in a derelict house find and discharge a firearm

The gun was hidden in the garden of the disused house in the Palace Crescent estate .

# gun - Friday 14 June, 2013

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

# gun - Monday 3 June, 2013

Two arrested as fireworks and drug paraphernalia found in Down

A de-activated firearm was also found in the search following the arrest of a man and woman.